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Question 2: ________ has also been influential, establishing concepts and principles that are now well-established precepts of computing.
UnixMan pageAWKGNU Core Utilities

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Question 4: Born in Bronxville, New York, Ritchie graduated from ________ with degrees in physics and applied mathematics.
Harvard CrimsonHarvard UniversityRutgers UniversityBrown University

Question 5: He received the Turing Award in 1983 and the ________ in 1998.
National Medal of ScienceJack KilbyNational Medal of Technology and InnovationRobert Noyce

Question 6: Ritchie's invention of C and his role in the development of ________ alongside Ken Thompson have placed him as an important pioneer of modern computing.
GNU Core UtilitiesUnixMan pageAWK

Question 7: The C language is still widely used today in application and ________ development, and its influence is seen in most modern programming languages.
Operating systemUnixLinuxMac OS X

Question 8: In 1967, he began working at the ________ Computing Sciences Research Center.
Western ElectricBell SystemBell LabsAmerican Telephone & Telegraph
















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