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


Question 1
C Programming was created at ______ by Dennis Ritchie.
A
Haward University
B
AT&T Bell Laboratory
C
L&T Laboratory
D
MIT University
E
Stanford Lab
Question 2
Many features of C were derived from an earlier language called _____.
A
PASCAL
B
B
C
BCPL
D
BASIC
E
FORTRAN
Question 2 Explanation: 
According to Ken Thompson "B" was a stripped-down version of the BCPL programming language.
Question 3
Dennis Ritchie received following awards - [Select 2]
A
Sony Radio Academy Awards
B
National Medal of Technology
C
Turing Award for their development of generic operating systems theory
D
Nobel Prize
E
Albert Einstein World Award of Science
Question 4
C Programming was created in Year _______ .
A
1967
B
1980
C
1976
D
1972
Question 4 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 5
Dennis Was Author of Famous Programming Book _________ .
A
Learn C Step By Step
B
C Programming for Scientist
C
C Programming and Techniques
D
The C Programming Language
E
Thinking in C
Question 5 Explanation: 
Book Written By Dennis Ritchie -
Dennis Ritchie Book
There are 5 questions to complete.