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Computers - General Knowledge Questions
Who designed the first electronic computer - ENIAC?
Bill Gates
Steve Jobs
Joseph M Jacquard
J presper Eckert and John W Mauchly

Correct Answer : Option (D) - J presper Eckert and John W Mauchly

ENIAC was designed by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S. The team of design engineers assisting the development included Robert F. Shaw (function tables), Jeffrey Chuan Chu (divider/square-rooter), Thomas Kite Sharpless (master programmer), Frank Mural (master programmer), Arthur Burks (multiplier), Harry Huskey (reader/printer) and Jack Davis (accumulators). Significant development work was undertaken by the ENIAC women programmers: Jean Jennings, Marlyn Wescoff, Ruth Lichterman, Betty Snyder, Frances Bilas, and Kay McNulty. In 1946, the researchers resigned from the University of Pennsylvania and formed the Eckert–Mauchly Computer Corporation.

Published On : June 15, 2021