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  • 1. ORIGINS Round 2
  • 2. Rules Questions will be asked sequentially. Correct answer to a direct question fetch 20 points and a passed question fetch 10 points. There are no negative points for wrong answers. The question is simply passed onto the next team.
  • 3. Question 1X was started as „Anderson Consulting Company‟.Now it is known by X which means „accent into thefuture‟. It‟s official tagline is : High performance.Delivered. Id X.
  • 4. Accenture
  • 5. Question 2X was co-founded by Larry Ellison as softwaredevelopment laboratories(SDL) , later relationalsoftware Inc.(RSI) and later changed to somethingelse. The current name is got from the company‟s 1sttop secret project from CIA. Id X.
  • 6. ORACLE
  • 7. Question 3X was started as Galvin manufacturing corporation in1928. The current name is the brand name of the carradios marketed by the company. Id X.(Hint: A part of it was bought recently by Google)
  • 8. Question 4X was developed in Germany in 1944 and was 1stused for aiming bombs. It was also used to control arocket. It is now used as a game controller. Id X.
  • 9.  Joystick
  • 10. Question 5All three founders: Steve Chen, Chad Hurley andJaved Karim were working for Paypal when theystarted X. This was used to stream videos across theircampus. Id X.
  • 11. Question 6X used to manufacture products likeethernet, ethercom and other products under the name“ether”. The company takes its name from“communication, compatibility and computers”. Id X.
  • 12. 3Com
  • 13. Question 7X is the former Chairman and chief executive officer ofSony Computer Entertainment (SCEI), the video gamedivision of Sony Corporation. He is known as "TheFather of the PlayStation", and its successors andspinoffs, including the PlayStation 2, PlayStationPortable, and the PlayStation 3. Id X.
  • 14. Ken Kutaragi
  • 15. Question 8An innovation by Douglas Engelbart, X was initiallypatented to be a planar position indicator. We all usethis product while working on a computer. Id X.
  • 16. mouse
  • 17. Question 9X is a venture capital funded company founded by ex-Managing Director of Texas Instruments India SriniRajam in 2001, developing Digital Signal Processing(DSP) Systems. The name “X" is derived from theEnglish translation of a famous quote "Cogito ergosum" by René Descartes. Id X.
  • 18. "Cogito ergo sum" ="I Think, Therefore IAM."
  • 19. Question 10X was originally designed for interactive television, butit was too advanced for the digital cable televisionindustry at the time. The language was initially calledOak after an Oak tree that stood outside Goslingsoffice; it went by the name Green later, and was laterrenamed X, from a list of random words. Id X.
  • 20. JAVA
  • 21. Question 11X was started as Haloid company. It is now namedafter the copier they marketed. It is also the placewhere the first GUI was developed. Id X.
  • 22. XEROX
  • 23. Question 12X was started by G.L Mirchandani and VijayMansukkani in 1981 in Mumbai and it is one of India‟sleading electronics brand. Id X.(Hint: It released „iTube‟, internet enabled LED TVrecently)
  • 24. ONIDA