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  1. 1. Tata Consulatancy Services Information Technology Wiz 2009 Quiz Prelims 1) FC Kolhi, Ramadorai and __________ Ans: N Chandrashekaran 2) What was "Jerry and David's guide to the World Wide Web" and was renamed in April 1994? Ans: Yahoo 3) (Hint: A very famous CEO) Ans: Carol Bartz (CEO and President of Yahoo!) 4) What did XP stand for in Windows XP? Ans: eXPerience 5) Jack Dorsey created this in 2006 as a project within a now-defunct podcasting company called Odeo, which was run by entrepreneur Evan Williams. What is it? Ans: Twitter 6) Ans: Xerox
  2. 2. 7) MagicBox@Work is a Windows-based mobile device from which company? Ans: Vodafone 8) Expand TSR. Ans: Terminate and Stay Resident (Roughly DOS Multitasking) 9) This was the result of a new approach to go beyond search to build what they call a decision engine. With a powerful set of tools on top of a world-class engine, X will help you make faster decisions. What are we talking about? Ans: BING 10) Set up in August 1984 by the government of India, it is the technology development centre for designing and developing digital exchanges. What is it? (Somebody, please expand on this one. Mail me at a.crystalunicorn@yahoo.com) Ans: C-DOT 11) [A photo which said Just For Fun The Story Of An Accidental Revolutionary]. Name the author, or his creation Ans: Linus Torvalds/Linux 12) In the world of Internet and dromain names, what is GTLD? Ans: Generic Top-Level domain 13) Which supercomputer was built by Computational Research Laboratories in India, and is India's fastest supercomputer? (Hint: It was built along with TCS) Ans: Eka 14) Identify Ans: Google Wave 15) This story revolves around a supernatural phenomenon, which a fictional special forces. The player assumes the role of F.E.A.R.'s Point Man, who possesses superhuman reflexes, and must uncover the secrets of a paranormal menace in the form of a little girl. Identify the game, developed by Monolith Productions and published by Vivendi Universal. Ans: First Encounter Assault Recon (F.E.A.R) 16) This started in a living room of co-founder Reid Hoffman. The other original founders included Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly and Jean-Luc Vaillant. They created a social networking site for professionals. (Giri: What you do is social networking. This is professional networking, something that your parents may use). What am I talking about? Ans: LinkedIn
  3. 3. 17) Identify the person. Ans: Charles Babbage (Featured here is the Analytical Engine) 18) In the context of mobile numbers, what is MNP? (Giri: Everybody is saying "India is getting MNP." What is it?) Ans: Mobile Number Portability (Changing your operator without changing the mobile number) 19) David Bradley implemented this keyboard combination, as a designer of the original IBM PC. What am I talking about? (Hint: Gets us out of many tricky situations) Ans: Control+Alt+Delete 20) Identify. Ans: Sachin Pilot (In addition to bearing a striking resemblance to VS Karthik of DPS Vasant Kunj finished fourth in this TCS IT Wiz 2009, Sachin Pilot is Minister of State in Ministry of Communications and Technology)
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