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Program Language Scavenger Hunt

The History of Computer Programming Languages
A Scavenger Hunt

Go to the following website:
History of Programming Languages

Answer the following questions:

  1. What did Charles Babbage invent?
  2. What was the earliest form of computer language?
  3. What did the US government build in 1942?
  4. Who developed the codes that directly affected the future of computer programming languages?
  5. What was the name of each of these codes?
  6. What words are used to form logical statements?
  7. What was the first computer language for electronic devices?
  8. What were statements entered by the programmer required to be done in?
  9. What form did the first major languages appear in?
  10. What did the name stand for?
  11. What were the original statements that it used?
  12. What language was developed in 1959?
  13. What is a good comparison for the nature of this language?
  14. Which language is highly specialized and abstract in nature?
  15. Which languages can attribute their roots to the Algol language?
  16. Pascal allowed for the ______________ statement.
  17. In what year was C developed?
  18. What is C very commonly used for?
  19. What does OOP stand for?
  20. What language did OOP concepts develop into?
  21. What language is attributed to Microsoft?
  22. What are 'widgets'?
  23. What is the 'duct tape' of the internet?

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