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Nicholas Negroponte: Quiz


Question 1: In 1967, Negroponte founded MIT's Architecture Machine Group, a combination lab and think tank which studied new approaches to ________.
User interfaceUsabilityHuman–computer interactionGraphical user interface

Question 2: For several years thereafter he divided his teaching time between MIT and several visiting professorships at Yale, Michigan and the ________.
University of California, Los AngelesStanford UniversityUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of California, Irvine

Question 3: In 1985, Negroponte created the ________ with Jerome B. Wiesner.
MIT Media LabDavid H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer ResearchMIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence LaboratoryThe Tech (newspaper)

Question 4: Subsequently, he studied at MIT as both an undergraduate and graduate student in Architecture where his research focused on issues of ________.
2D computer graphics3D computer graphics softwareCATIAComputer-aided design

Question 5: He is the younger brother of ________, former United States Deputy Secretary of State.
John NegroponteDick CheneyRobert GatesCondoleezza Rice

Question 6: He sits on several boards, including ________ (listed on the New York Stock Exchange) and Velti (listed on the London Stock Exchange).
MotorolaCaterpillar Inc.BoeingSears Holdings Corporation

Question 7: Negroponte was born to Dimitri John, a Greek shipping magnate, and grew up in ________'s Upper East Side.
New York metropolitan areaBrooklynNew York CityManhattan

Question 8: He attended Buckley School in New York City, Le Rosey in Switzerland, and The Choate School (now Choate Rosemary Hall) in ________, from which he graduated in 1961.
Ansonia, ConnecticutHamden, ConnecticutNew Haven, ConnecticutWallingford, Connecticut

Question 9: In 1992, Negroponte became involved in the creation of ________ as the first investor.
Golf DigestVanity Fair (magazine)Wired (magazine)The New Yorker


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