2. X is a company which came up with the K
series of processor (K signifying Kryptonite)
which had the power to kill the
Superman, the Superman in this context
being the market leaders of processors Y.
Give me X &Y.
3. X: AMD
4. It was originally spun off from Acer in 2001 to
provide a separate branded channel. Its first
mobile phone was M775C and it has launched
8 new mobile phones till now ranging from
bar, clamshell to windows mobile. The slogan
of the company is “bringing enjoyment and
quality to life”.
5. BENQ- Bringing ENjoyment and Quality to
6. The pocket, the original, the revenge, the
professor’s, the void, the helicopter, skewb
and square one are increasingly difficult
variations of what?
8. Michael Dell
9. Which place from the world of technology
bans tobacco, firearms, used
underwears, lottery tickets and over a
hundred such items?
11. Howard Eves, a Mathematical historian says
“X has the peculiar distinction of being the
mathematical problem for which the greatest
number of incorrect proofs have been
Proofs for X submitted to the Wolfskehl
committee apparently constitute over 3
metres of stacked paper.
12. Fermat’s LastTheorem
13. In 2010, a certain Holzle sent a memo warning that their
company would be crushed if it didn’t figure out its social
media strategy. A team started working on a project and
codenamed it ‘Emerald Sea’ after this 1878 painting by
Albert Bierstadt. Which project?
14. Google +
16. A version of this operating system was released on
October 10, 2010. This departed from the traditional
schedule of releasing at the end of the October in
order to catch the perfect 10, and make a playful
reference to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to galaxy
boks, sice, in binary, 101010 equals decimal 42, “the
answer to life, the universe and everything.” The
versions are generally codenamed using an adjective
and an animal. The OS is named after a South African
philosophy which stands for “the belief in a universal
bond of sharing that connects all humanity”.
18. Though not an “environment” person, this
mathematician is credited for the discovery
of the green house effect. Expanding the heat
wave function in terms of sine and cosine and
calculating the size of earth which was so
close to the sun he concluded it should have
been colder than it actually was. The idea
spread and greenhouse effect was confirmed.
19. Joseph Fourier
20. It is a robot or synthetic organism designed to
look and act like a human, especially one with
a body having a flesh-like resemblance.
Although the term is used almost universally
to refer to both sexes, and those of no
particular sex, it technically refers to the male
form. Until recently, they have largely
remained within the domain of science
fiction, frequently seen in film and television.
22. Parody of which scientist?
24. What is this xkcd strip parodying?
25. Founders of what?
27. The Belize Prime Minister called him ‘bonkers’ when
he turned fugitive on being charged with murder.
When asked about his most famous creation, he said
that he didn’t use it as it was annoying. Which
product is being talked about?
29. What is being tested?
30. This word, derived from the Latin genitive
plural form of ‘who’, refers to the minimum
numbers of members necessary for an
assembly to function. A similar but unrelated
word is the name of a Palo Alto based
website.Give either word.
32. According to a study byTom Chavez of
Rapt, what feature costs Google $110 million
33. I’m Feeling Lucky
34. The ever-ready mechanical pencil was
created by this company. The name of the
company bears a relation to this product of
36. Popular myths connect this ‘standard
industry practice’ to Abraham Lincoln, John F.
Kennedy and Martin Luther King.
Another popular myth says it represents a
positive expression. But insiders say that is
done to highlight manufacturer’s logo.
Which standard practice?