1. Charles Babbage was known as the:
2. In what year was Charles Babbage born?
3. Which university did Charles Babbage attend?
4. In 1816, Charles Babbage became a fellow of which important organisation?
5. Babbage became Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University but because of disagreements over what the students should learn, he never gave any lectures.
6. Babbage designed this machine called the Difference Engine (pictured) in the 1820s. What was it?
7. After inventing the Difference Engine, Babbage worked on a new idea called the Analytical Engine. This had many of the features of modern computers. It was never built in his lifetime but if it had, it would have been the first machine to:
8. Charles Babbage also wrote about his Christian beliefs, drawing on his work on computing. In which book did he write the following excerpt?
9. What type of peripheral device did Charles Babbage also invent?
10. Half of Charles Babbage's brain is on display in the Science Museum in London.