1. Where in Iowa and when was the first electronic digital computer built and operated?
The first electronic digital computer in the world was built on the Iowa State campus from 1939 through 1942 by John V. Atanasoff, a professor of physics and mathematics, and Clifford Berry, an engineering graduate student.
2. We all know that Iowa is known for agriculture, what does Iowa rank No. 1 in the production of?
Iowa ranks first in corn, pork and egg production.
3. Iowa has the 5th highest ownership percentage of what?
Iowa ranks 5th in the nation for highest motorcycle ownership percentage with a total of 168,413 motorcycles registered as of 2021. That amounts to 18.9 people for every motorcycle in the state. Only Montana, New Hampshire, South Dakota and Wisconsin have higher percentages of motorcycle ownership.