Qweek Thinking Eureka ! (Elims) The Sci-Tech Quiz
1.1. Slogan We open governments Commercial No Type of site Document archive & disclosure Owner The Sunshine Press Created by ___________________ Launched 4 October 2006 (2006-10-04) Current status Active Complete the blank
2. In 1821, who was inspired by the night writing invention of a former French Army captain that enabled soldiers to share top-secret information on the battlefield without having to speak?
3. Harald X Gromson was the king of Denmark in the 10th century and is regarded as having united Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. How is his name popular in the technological world ? ( X in his name ! )
4. Tested secretly off Visakhapatnam in January this 2010, the 10-m long and 1.3-m wide missile emerged from a pontoon submerged 50 m underwater and breached the surface. Painted black and white so that it can be distinguished in water, it has passed a critical parameter. Named after ______________ the nuclear-tipped K-4 is quite significant in a batch of new-generation counter-strike strategic missiles. The top secret indigenous "K" missiles are faster, lighter and stealthier. They also make India only the sixth country to develop undersea strategic missiles. After whom is this missile series named?
5. Which popular technology developed by Tegic Communications, which we probably use daily , will let you choose from paragrams?
6. Over 2 million of this handset has been sold since its launch in late 2003 making it the world’s best selling consumer device in the world beating Sony’s PS , Apple iPod & Moto RAZR. Name the product.
7. “ The power to do more " is tagline of which very well known company among students ?
8. Who coined the word ‘COPYLEFT ' as he got frustrated by 'COPYRIGHT ' ?
9. “ It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.” Whose quote ?
10. Field of Earth Charged Particles Solar Powered Display The Big Push Sequence of what phenomenon?
11. The sages of Milesian school in Ionia in ancient Greece aimed to discover the essential nature, or real constitution of, things they called X. This lent a strong mystical flavour to the Milesian school. They were called ‘hylozoists’, or ‘those who think matter is alive’, by the later Greeks, because they saw no distinction between the animate and the inanimate, spirit and matter. In fact, they did not even have a word for ‘matter’, since they saw all forms of existence as manifestations of X, endowed with life and spirituality. Give X, or the term it gives rise to.
12. 1)A talks when no one wants to listen. 2)B can not talk when everyone wants to listen 3)B starts from the day A stops. 4)A and B are trying to talk about the same thing. Who are A and B?
13. What substance is the basis of the gold refining technique known as 'inquartation and parting' since it can dissolve silver and other base metals but not gold?
14. "Think" is the motto of which company/ brand?
15. A_______ is a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is a reduced size copy of the whole and hence possesses that property of self similarity. The term________ is derived from a Latin term meaning broken or fractured. A mathematical_______is based on an equation that undergoes iteration, a form of feedback based on recursion. Many natural objects are approximated to a degree using______ like clouds, mountain ranges, lightning bolts, snowflakes, and vegetables like cauliflowers and broccoli.