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Tech History Exam: Do You Know Your Important Dates?

We all remember the sound of a dial-up Internet connection and our first time entering a chat room, but do you remember what year it was? We can all use a little lesson in tech history trivia, so take my quiz and see how well you can recall your important dates. You won't win a prize, but you sure will earn some bragging rights!

1 of 10

What year was the Apple II computer released?

2 of 10

Which came first: the NES, Atari 2600, Laserdisc, or the home VCR?

3 of 10

Pixar was formed in what year?

4 of 10

Which of these BlackBerrys was released first?

5 of 10

The Universal Time Stamp (or Unix time) began on _________________, 1970.

6 of 10

Super Mario Bros was released in what year?

7 of 10

MP3's were approved as a standard form of data encoding in _______.

8 of 10

The Sega Dreamcast was released after the Sega Saturn.

9 of 10

LucasFilm opened its doors in 1971. Star Wars was released in 1977. Lucas then opened his new graphic arts and gaming division called LucasArts in what year?

10 of 10

The first home computer was released in 1982.

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Revrend117 Revrend117 6 years
I was in the 4th grade when all the fancy "technology" came out...
bleached bleached 6 years
That was brutal... 3/10
bleached bleached 6 years
That was brutal... 3/10
new new 6 years
6/10
new new 6 years
6/10
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 6 years
i missed one. drat. but i was shocked by the vcr one. i guess right but we didn't get a vcr until the 80s. it was ginormous but i used it in college and up until maybe four years ago. lasted forever!
macgirl macgirl 6 years
I was around for most of those and still had no idea of the dates. I do however remember that first GIGANTIC VCR. With the top loader and its giant buttons. It must have weighed like 50 pounds and cost my parents somewhere around $1,000. It never died and they had such a hard time getting rid of it because it was so expensive.
opentypeA opentypeA 6 years
Ha! 3/10...and I'll admit that I only got those because I got frustrated and started clicking random buttons! :-P
skigurl skigurl 6 years
i had no idea but i did get the nintendo one right cuz i remember it being shortly after i was born!
dexaholic dexaholic 6 years
50/50... not bad considering they were complete guesses
miss-malone miss-malone 6 years
I didn't do very well :oops:
miss-malone miss-malone 6 years
I didn't do very well :oops:
pinkmystic pinkmystic 6 years
Those were some hard questions :(
leslievanhouten leslievanhouten 6 years
not good...missed the LucasArts one...I should have asked my BF since he used to work there
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