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Bill Gates

Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington. He has accomplished a lot in the business world, but his rise to fame came when he developed Microsoft. He co-founded the company in 1975 with business partner and childhood friend, Paul Allen. Microsoft became the world’s largest computer software company.

Bill Gates was chairman of the company and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He stepped down from his CEO position in January 2000, but continued as chairman and chief software architect.

In February 2014 he stepped down as chairman of Microsoft and put more effort into a charity founded by him and his wife, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He also takes time to focus on climate change, global health and development, and education.

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Bill Gates created…
a Microsoft
b Yelp
c Google
d Laptops
Frage 2:
Bill Gates was born in…
a Mississippi
b Texas
c Washington
d Utah
Frage 3:
In what year did Bill Gates cofound his company?
a 1982
b 1975
c 1984
d 1980
Frage 4:
What is the name of Bill Gates’ wife?
a Carol
b Nancy
c Melinda
d Susan
Frage 5:
With whom did Bill Gates found the company?
a Melinda Gates
b Paul Frank
c Paul Allen
d Frank Allen
Frage 6:
What role(s) did Bill Gates play in the company after January 2000?
a Chief software architect
b Chairman and chief software architect
c Game developer
d Chairman
Frage 7:
Which of the following global issues is something Bill Gates concentrates on?
a Food security
b Human rights
c Climate change
d Global trade
Frage 8:
What does CEO stand for?
a Chief Executive Officer
b Credited Employee Officer
c Chief Entity Organization
d Current Employee Officer
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