C Programming [MCQ] : History of C (Multiple Choice Questions)

Question 1
Who is called as Father of C Programming Language ?
A
Ken Thompson
B
Dennis Ritchie
C
Steve Jobs
D
Bill Gates
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dennis Ritchie is called as Father of C Programming Language.
Question 2
Dennis Ritchie Born On ___________ ?
A
September 9, 1951
B
September 9, 1958
C
September 9, 1947
D
September 9, 1941
Question 3
By Nationality , Dennis Ritchie Was _________ ?
A
American
B
British
C
Canadian
D
Russian
E
German
Question 3 Explanation: 
Birth Place : Bronxville (New York)
Question 4
Dennis Ritchie Completed his graduation from _________ University ?
A
Harvard University
B
Cembridge University
C
Oxford University
D
Stanford University
E
MIT University
Question 4 Explanation: 
Dennis Completed his Graduation From Harvard University in Physics and Applied Mathematics Subject.
Question 5
What is Full Name of Dennis Ritchie ?
A
Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie
B
Dennis Stephen Ritchie
C
Dennis George Ritchie
D
Dennis Bill Ritchie
Question 6
Dennis Ritchie Was Graduate in Following Subjects (Select Two Options) -
A
Programming Paradigm
B
Compiler Design
C
Physics
D
Applied Mathematics
E
Computer Science and Technology
Question 6 Explanation: 
Dennis Was graduate in Physics and Applied Mathematics.
Question 7
Dennis Ritchie Was Creator of Famous Programming Language -
A
BASIC
B
C Programming
C
BCPL
D
Pascal
E
C++ Programming
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dennis Ritchie is called as Father Of C Programming Language or Creator of C Language.
Question 8
Following Operating System was Created by Dennis Ritchie -
A
UNIX
B
Ubuntu
C
Linux
D
Mac
E
Android
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dennis Ritchie is also called as "Creator of UNIX" as well as "Creator of C".
Question 9
Dennis Ritchie Born in ________ city ?
A
Santa Ana
B
Washington
C
Bronxville , New York
D
Dallas
E
Seattle
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dennis Ritchie Born in Bronxville , New York City of USA.
Question 10
Look into the following picture and guess who is Dennis Ritchie ?
A
Dennis Not in Photograph
B
Dennis On Left
C
Dennis On Right
Question 11
Dennis Was Author of Famous Programming Book _________ .
A
C Programming for Scientist
B
The C Programming Language
C
Learn C Step By Step
D
Thinking in C
E
C Programming and Techniques
Question 11 Explanation: 
Book Written By Dennis Ritchie -
Dennis Ritchie Book
Question 12
Dennis Ritchie received following awards - [Select 2]
A
National Medal of Technology
B
Albert Einstein World Award of Science
C
Nobel Prize
D
Sony Radio Academy Awards
E
Turing Award for their development of generic operating systems theory
Question 13
C Programming was created at ______ by Dennis Ritchie.
A
L&T Laboratory
B
AT&T Bell Laboratory
C
Stanford Lab
D
MIT University
E
Haward University
Question 14
C Programming was created in Year _______ .
A
1972
B
1980
C
1967
D
1976
Question 14 Explanation: 
  1. The initial development of C occurred at AT&T Bell Labs between 1969 and 1973.
  2. According to Ritchie, the most creative period occurred in 1972
Question 15
Many features of C were derived from an earlier language called _____.
A
FORTRAN
B
BCPL
C
BASIC
D
B
E
PASCAL
Question 15 Explanation: 
According to Ken Thompson "B" was a stripped-down version of the BCPL programming language.
Question 16
Who was Creator of B Language , which inspired Dennis Ritchie to create Strong Procedural Language called C ?
A
Ken Thompson
B
Thomas E. Kurtz
C
James Gosling
D
Brian Kernighan
E
John W. Backus
Question 17
Which Committee standardize C Programming Language ?
A
ANSI
B
ISO
C
TRAI
D
W3C
Question 18
Who was Creator of B Language , which inspired Dennis Ritchie to create Strong Procedural Language called C ?
A
Brian Kernighan
B
Thomas E. Kurtz
C
James Gosling
D
Ken Thompson
E
John W. Backus
Question 19
Ritchie and Brian Kernighan jointly carried out the development of C and that version is ________ .
A
R&K C
B
K&R C
C
C99
D
ANSI C
E
ISO C
Question 19 Explanation: 
Question 20
Arrange Following Programming Languages in the Chronological Order of there development -
B
K&R C
C
C++
BCPL
ANSI C
A
4 1 5 2 6 3
B
4 1 5 3 2 6
C
4 1 5 2 3 6
D
1 4 5 2 3 6
Question 20 Explanation: 
1967 ===> BCPL
1970 ===> B
1972 ===> C
1976 ===> K&R C
1980 ===> C++
1989 ===> ANSI C
Question 21
Unix Kernel was completely written in C language.
A
False
B
True
There are 21 questions to complete.