1) A machine is …

a) a device made of metal
b) a device that converts electrical energy into kinetic energy
c) a device that converts kinetic energy into electrical energy
d) a device that is controlled by a set of rules or instructions

Answer(s) : 
d) a device that is controlled by a set of rules or instructions 

2) Artificial Intelligence is …

a) the study of mental faculties through computational models
b) an attempt to make computers do tasks for which humans are considered intelligent
c) intelligence but that is not genuine
d) an attempt to find good solutions for computationally hard problems

Answer(s) : 
a) the study of mental faculties through computational models 
b) an attempt to make computers do tasks for which humans are considered intelligent 
d) an attempt to find good solutions for computationally hard problems

3) “The Imitation Game” is …

a) a game in which one player imitates the other
b) a game played by students pretending to be teachers
c) a test for intelligence devised by Turing
d) the name of a movie

Answer(s) : 
c) a test for intelligence devised by Turing
d) the name of a movie

4) The “Universal Grammar” is …

a) a theory by Chomsky that says all humans are born with a common grammar
b) a support for the theory that thinking requires language
c) a grammar that describes the structure of the Universe
d) a world wide standard for English grammar

Answer(s) : 
a) a theory by Chomsky that says all humans are born with a common grammar
b) a support for the theory that thinking requires language

5) The “Turing Test” is …

a) a test devised by Alan Turing to determine whether a secret code is breakable
b) a test to determine whether a Turing Machine will halt
c) a test of whether a machine is intelligent prescribed by Turing
d) None of the above

Answer(s) : 
c) a test of whether a machine is intelligent prescribed by Turing

6) In medieval European folklore an artificial human was called a …

a) homunculus
b) golem
c) robot
d) zairja

Answer(s) : 
a) homunculus
b) golem

7) “Von Kempelens Chess Playing Turk” was …

a) a chess playing autonomous machine
b) a chess playing machine with a human hidden inside
c) a Turkish chess grandmaster
d) none of the above

Answer(s) : 
b) a chess playing machine with a human hidden inside

8) The earliest calculating machines were made by …

a) Blaise Pascal
b) Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
c) Thomas de Colmar
d) Galileo Galilei

Answer(s) : 
a) Blaise Pascal
b) Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
c) Thomas de Colmar

9) Charles Babbage is known for designing …

a) the Difference Engine
b) the Analytic Engine
c) the first stored program machine
d) the punched card reader

Answer(s) : 
a) the Difference Engine
b) the Analytic Engine
c) the first stored program machine

10) The person who is often referred to as the “first programmer” is …

a) Thomas Hobbes
b) Charles Babbage
c) Lady Ada Lovelace
d) Alan Turing

Answer(s) : 
c) Lady Ada Lovelace

11) Who said the following? – “I think that tastes, odors, colors, and so on are no more than mere names so far as the object in which we locate them are concerned, and that they reside in consciousness.”

a) Galileo Galilei
b) Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
c) Thomas Hobbes
d) Issac Newton

Answer(s) : 
a) Galileo Galilei

12) Who said the following? – “Thoughts themselves are symbolic representations”

a) Galileo Galilei
b) Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
c) Rene Descartes
d) Isaac Newton

Answer(s) : 
c) Rene Descartes

13) The phrase “mind body dualism” refers to the problem of…

a) how can thoughts interact with matter?
b) Is the mind the same as the body?
c)  how can a physical body have a mind?
d) Is mind the dual of the body?

Answer(s) : 
a) how can thoughts interact with matter? 
c) how can a physical body have a mind?

14) The name “Artificial Intelligence” was first coined by…

a) Thomas Hobbes
b) Lady Ada Lovelace
c) John McCarthy
d) David Hume
e) Charles Babbage

Answer(s) : 
c) John McCarthy

15) The Dartmouth Conference was organized by …

a) Claude Shannon
b) Alan Turing
c) John McCarthy
d) Marvin Minsky

Answer(s) : 
a) Claude Shannon
c) John McCarthy
d) Marvin Minsky

16) The “Logic Theorist” was …

a) a theory researcher who worked on Logic
b) a computer program to find proofs
c) a program designed by Simon and Newell
d) a logic based chess player

Answer(s) : 
b) a computer program to find proofs
c) a program designed by Simon and Newell

17) Isaac Asimovs “Three Laws of Robotics”…

a) are analogous to the four laws of thermodynamics
b) were designed to protect humans from robots
c) are laws laid down by the Supreme Court
d) none of the above

Answer(s) : 
b) were designed to protect humans from robots

18) “Deep Blue” is …

a) the name of a chess playing computer program created at IBM
b) the colour of the sky on the Summer Solstice day
c) a chess playing program that defeated world champion Garry Kasparov
d) a robot in the novel “A Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy” (that was “Deep Thought”)

Answer(s) : 
a) the name of a chess playing computer program created at IBM
c) a chess playing program that defeated world champion Garry Kasparov

19) “Shakey” was …

a) the title of a book questioning the possibility of creating an artificial intelligence
b) a mobile robot built in the Stanford Research Institute
c) an algorithm to filter out prime numbers using the Sieve of Eratosthenes
d) none of the above

Answer(s) : 
b) a mobile robot built in the Stanford Research Institute
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