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Punched cards were first introduced by
A)
Jacquard
B)
Pascal
C)
Powers
D)
Herman Hollerith

Correct Answer :   Herman Hollerith

The punched card as used for data processing, originally invented by Herman Hollerith, was first used for vital statistics tabulation by the New York City Board of Health and several states. After this trial use, punched cards were adopted for use in the 1890 census.

Published On : June 17, 2021
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