RULESThe quiz will be divided in prelims and finals.Prelims will contain 20 questions.Q 16-20 will be star marked.6 teams will qualify to the finals.Quizmaster is judge, jury and executioner.Hint-At all time remember, this is a “TECH QUIZ”.
1. Identify the logo of a company and its recent claim to fame.
VUZIX-Its recent launch ofaugmented reality glass in CES 2013
2.Although this technology is still in its infancy,applications are beginning to appear. Flutter, astart-up in Palo Alto, California, is allowing anyonewith a Mac orWindows computer and webcam todownload an application that allows them tocontrol music and video applications such asSpotify, iTunes, Windows Media Player, QuickTime,andVLC using X.
3.Surface acoustic waveInfrared gridOptical imagingThese are some really cool names but we can onlythink about _____________and _____________.Itslike people talk at it a lot without knowing thatworld is not just about these two.
6.The following is taken from the wiki page of X-In anAugust 2010TheWall Street Journal article, X has playeddown its benefit fromY moving its China Z to Hong Kong, but Xsshare of revenue in Chinas Z market grew six percentage pointsin the second quarter to 70%, according to Beijing-basedresearch firm Analysis International.It is also evident that X is attempting to enter the internet socialnetwork market. As of 2011, it is discussing the possibility ofworking with Facebook, which would lead to a Chinese version ofthe international social network, managed by X.This plan, ifexecuted, would face off X with competition from the twopopular Chinese social networks Renren and Kaixin001 as well asinduce rivalry with instant-messaging giant,Tencent QQ.IDENTIFY X.
7.Both 4G and 4G LTE refer to networking standardsthat are starting to replace the older 3G datanetworks used by wireless carriers, but they all usedifferent technology. For those pondering theabbreviations, “3G” stands forThird Generation,“4G” stands for Fourth Generation and “4G LTE”stands for Fourth Generation, _______________.FITB?
FEBRUARY 2013 inductees OFOxford English Dictionary
10.As part of the ongoing cyber-warfare Britains MI-6infiltrated an Al Qaeda website and replaced therecipe for a pipe bomb with the recipe for making_______, according to reports. Dubbed "Operation__________" by some, the sleight of hand involvedsubstituting computer code into "Inspire," AlQaedas online magazine.FITB.
11.Upon returning to Atari, X was assigned to create acircuit board for the arcade video game Z. According toAtari co-founder Nolan Bushnell, Atari offered $100 foreach chip that was eliminated in the machine. X hadlittle specialized knowledge of circuit board design andmade a deal withY to split the fee evenly between themifY could minimize the number of chips. Much to theamazement of Atari engineers,Y reduced the number ofchips by 50, a design so tight that it was impossible toreproduce on an assembly line. According toY, X toldhim that Atari gave them only $700 (instead of theoffered $5,000), and thatYs share was thus $350.Y didnot learn about the actual bonus until ten years later,but said that if X had told him about it and had said heneeded the money,Y would have given it to him.ID X and Z.
13.The Law states that the maximum number of voiceconversions or equivalent data transactions thatcan be conducted in all of the useful radio spectrumover a given area doubles every 30 months.WHAT LAW/WHOSE LAW?
Cooper law-Martin Cooper(Father of mobile phones)
14.Yet Another Hierarchical Officious OracleFUNDA?
17.ID WHAT?Type PrivateIndustry Network security, Internet security,Security appliancesFounded 1999Headquarters New JerseyKey people Hemal PatelProducts UnifiedThreat Management, Firewalls,VPN,Antivirus, Antispyware, Antispam,Intrusion-prevention system, Contentfiltering, Central Console, Data lossprevention softwareEmployees 450+
18._______ is a sub-brand.The branding was created byTimothy Hanley to distinguish items that integrateconsumer audio and video with conventionalcomputing products.The ______ logo alsorepresents the integration of analog and digitaltechnology with the 1st half representing an analogwave and the 2nd half representing a digital binarycode.
19. Which first that these two achieved and what was it named.