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Silicon Valley: Quiz


Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Adobe Systems

Question 2: When Engelbart's Augmentation Research Center declined in influence due to personal conflicts and the loss of government funding, ________ hired some of Engelbart's best researchers.
Apple Inc.Xerox AltoXeroxFuji Xerox

Question 3: A 2006 ________ story found that 13 of the 20 most inventive towns in America were in California, and 10 of those were in Silicon Valley.
Dow Jones & CompanyNew York PostThe Wall Street JournalThe Times

Question 4: What does the following picture show?


Question 5: Hewlett-Packard has become the largest personal computer manufacturer in the world, and transformed the home printing market when it released the first ________ in 1984.
Inkjet printerDye-sublimation printerInk cartridgePrinter (computing)

Question 6: ________ around the world
Business parkList of technology centersList of research parksList of leading shopping streets and districts by city

Question 7: Later that year, ________ graduate Cyril Elwell purchased the U.S.
Stanford UniversityPalo Alto, CaliforniaSilicon ValleySan Jose, California

Question 8: In 1953, William Shockley left ________ in a disagreement over the handling of the invention of the transistor.
Bell LabsWestern ElectricBell SystemAmerican Telephone & Telegraph

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Looking west over northern San Jose (downtown is at far left) and other parts of Silicon Valley
  Apple Inc.

Question 10: Silicon Valley is the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in ________, United States.
San Jose, CaliforniaOakland, CaliforniaNorthern CaliforniaSacramento, California


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