Answers to our IBM PC TR Dojo Quiz:
Question 1: What was the IBM PC's actual IBM system identification number?
Answer: IBM 5150
Question 2: How long did it take to develop and announce the IBM PC?
Answer: 12 months
Question 3: The IBM PC was developed at which of the following IBM sites?
Answer: Information Systems Division - Boca Raton, FL
Question 4: The IBM PC was powered by which of the following processors?
Answer: Intel 8088
Question 5: The base model IBM PC came with how much user memory?
Question 6: What was the maximum amount of user memory on the original IBM PC?
Question 7: How many expansion slots did the IBM PC have?
Question 8: When launched in 1981, what was the approximate MSRP for a base model IBM PC?
Question 9: True or False: The original IBM PC came with an IBM display.
Question 10: Which company developed the disk operating system (DOS) for the IBM PC?
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