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Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims
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  • 1. Prelims-Answers
  • 2. 1 • This Country was named after the Latin name for a metal because the first conquerors arrived in this area following rumors of mountains made of this metal. • Name the country.
  • 3. Argentina
  • 4. 2. • Which was first video game to use a “scratch and sniff” cd?
  • 5. Gran Turismo 2
  • 6. 3. Who designed this LOGO
  • 7. Ronald Wayne
  • 8. 4. Identify X and Y. . X is an extremely lightweight, but feature-rich software. X has a Greek letter in its name which denotes the SI prefix "micro-", as a reference to the program's very small memory footprint. X is owned by Y, which is a company founded in 2004 by Ashwin Navin and Bram Cohen. Y is also the name of the protocol that supports software such as X.
  • 9. X = uTorrent Y = BitTorrent
  • 10. 5* • When the Internet was still very much under the spell of bare Unix shells and Gopher, an ambitious group of scientists at CERN started working on the World Wide Web. In an office on the fourth floor they placed the World Wide Web's central database. Some faulty requests were answered with a standard message: “___________”
  • 11. Room 404: file not found
  • 12. 6 • It is a free online chat website that allows users to communicate with strangers without registering. The service randomly pairs users in one-on-one chat sessions where they chat anonymously using the handles "You" and "Stranger". The site was created by 18-yearold Leif K-Brooks, and was launched in 2008. What?
  • 13. Omegle
  • 14. 7. • The domain name for an Indian website, is .in, so which region has the domain name .aq.
  • 15. Antarctica
  • 16. 8. • Originally developed for the Apple II computer, this video game franchisee was created by Jordan Mechner. • It went on to become a movie which was released in 2010. • Which one?
  • 17. Prince of Persia
  • 18. 9. Doodle for what?
  • 19. Ramanujan’s 125th birth anniversary
  • 20. 10* • Harvey Ball, co-owner of an advertising and public relations firm designed the _______in 1964 to help ease the acrimonious aftermath following the merger of two insurance companies: State Mutual Life Assurance Company. State Mutual planned up a “friendship campaign” to get employees to smile whenever they answered the phone, paid a claim, or typed a report. What is it that he designed?
  • 21. Smiley 
  • 22. 11. FITB • ______________ is celebrated on October 23rd. It officially starts at 6:02 A.M. and ends at 6:02 P.M on that day.
  • 23. Mole day 6.02 * 10 ^23
  • 24. 12. Logo for
  • 25. Ig Nobel awards
  • 26. 13.Inspiration for which common day to day thing.
  • 27. Arctium for Velcro
  • 28. 14. ID him
  • 29. James Gosling • Creator of Java
  • 30. 15* • Alone in a room in his home in Bonn, Germany, Friedhelm Hillebrand sat at his typewriter, tapping out random sentences and questions on a sheet of paper. What standard did this lead to?
  • 31. • Hillebrand's magic number set the standard for one of today's most popular forms of digital communication: text messaging. 160 Characters
  • 32. 16.What has been Blanked out
  • 33. Macintosh
  • 34. 17. This happens to be the only illustration in which famous book?
  • 35. Origin of Species
  • 36. 18. Connect
  • 37. Calculus
  • 38. 19.Name the product • The shape of this product is modelled after a hyperbolic paraboloid. • This design characteristic is beneficial as it helps keep the product from breaking during distribution by eliminating lines of stress along which a small crack may easily propagate. Further, it keeps a stack of the product tightly interlocked or nested during distribution. • The name of the product came from a street in Cincinnati. The name was chosen simply for its sound and appeal.
  • 39. Pringles
  • 40. 20*Id X • X is the first person to reach Challenger Deep alone. He is also a member of the NASA advisory council. Reportedly he had offered BP help to plug the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but it declined. The oil spill was eventually stopped using techniques similar to those he recommended.
  • 41. James Cameron
  • 42. Please wait for the results

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