WELCOME
KUMARANS
“THINK IT”
INTERSTREAM IT QUIZ –
SENIOR FINALS
30th Oct 2013
By
Suresh & Gowri
Format
• This quiz consists of Four rounds of
quizzing
• Rules for each round will be explained at
the beginning of the ro...
Rules
•
•
•
•
•
•

This round consists of 6 questions
You have to identify and write your answer
+ 5 for every correct ans...
1. What are these collectively called?
2. Identify
3. Identify
4. Identify
5. Identify this logo
6. Who is this?
Answers written?
1. What are these collectively called?
1. What are these collectively called?

Internet MEMES
2. Identify
2. Identify

Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL
3. Identify
3. Identify

FEVICOL
4. Identify
4. Identify

Google Hummingbird the new search algorithm
5. Identify this logo
5. Identify this logo

URL Shortening & Book marking service for Twitter
6. Who is this?
6. Who is this?
Rules
• This round consists of 16 questions on
Infinite Bounce
• The first 8 will be clock-wise and the next
8 will be ant...
Question 1
Robot Astronauts
Kirobo is Japan's first robot astronaut, developed by
Tomotaka Takahashi, to accompany Koichi
Wakata, the...
Question 2
With the NSA spying scandal (PRISM & Edward Snowden) still
making headlines, a Russian paper reports that Secre...
Our old fashioned
“Typewriter”
Question 3
Connect
JEOPARDY
Question 4
This is a mobile application
which provides access to live TV
channels and video “on demand” on
handsets.
This ...
nexGTV
Question 5
The act of “snubbing” some one in
a social setting by looking at your
“phone” , instead paying attention
to the...
“PHUBBING”
6. Connect
Bhuvan (means Earth) is software application which
allows users to explore a 3D representation of the
surface of the Earth...
Question 7
This refers to connecting one device to another and in the
context of mobile phones or Internet tablets, this a...
TETHERING
Question 8
What are these called and what are they used for?
Nike FUEL BANDS

They are activity trackers / fitness
trackers worn on the wrist. It allows its
wearers to track their phy...
Question 9
STEVE JOBS
Question 10
Question 11
E.A. Johnson was the first to describe this in a short article
published in 1965 and then more fully along wit...
Touch Screen
12. Connect
James Bond
Question 13
This company was founded in 1906 in Rochester, New
York, US as The Haloid Photographic Company, which
original...
XEROX
Question 14
ANKIT FADIA
He is an Indian independent Computer
security consultant and author. He
describes himself as an ethical
hacker...
Question 15
This Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing
Machinery (ACM)
It is stipulated that "Th...
Turing award named after Alan Turing
Question 16

CONNECT
Question 16
Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s Mobile phone
& devices business
Steve Ballmer (CEO, Microsoft), Stephen
Elop (form...
Rules
• This round consists of 10 questions on
Buzzer
• Questions are on logos related to IT
• Negative marking in this ro...
1
2
3
GOOGLE PLAY
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
APACHE
Rules
• 3 sets of statements have something in common
• You have to identify the hidden “Theme” in
these set of questions ...
SET 1
• It was founded in 1995, by French-born IranianAmerican computer programmer Pierre Omidyar as part of a
larger pers...
SET 2
• The company over the last 18 years has made about 40
acquisitions. Some of the famous acquisitions are baazee.com,...
SET 3

• One of the first items sold was a broken laser pointer for
$14.83. Astonished, Omidyar contacted the winning bidd...
eBay
PLEASE WAIT TILL THE
SCORES ARE TABULATED
AND THE WINNER IS…
2. Identify
Question 9
This short film “A boy and his Atom” holds the Guinness World
Records™ record for the World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film.
T...
3. Name this website
3. Name this website
3. What is this called?
Shelfari is a social cataloging website for Books.
Shelfari users build virtual bookshelves of the...
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  1. 1. WELCOME
  2. 2. KUMARANS “THINK IT” INTERSTREAM IT QUIZ – SENIOR FINALS 30th Oct 2013 By Suresh & Gowri
  3. 3. Format • This quiz consists of Four rounds of quizzing • Rules for each round will be explained at the beginning of the round • Quiz master is God for the next hour or so…
  4. 4. Rules • • • • • • This round consists of 6 questions You have to identify and write your answer + 5 for every correct answer If you get all 6 correct, a bonus of + 20 No Negative marking in this round You can get a max of + 50 in this round
  5. 5. 1. What are these collectively called?
  6. 6. 2. Identify
  7. 7. 3. Identify
  8. 8. 4. Identify
  9. 9. 5. Identify this logo
  10. 10. 6. Who is this?
  11. 11. Answers written?
  12. 12. 1. What are these collectively called?
  13. 13. 1. What are these collectively called? Internet MEMES
  14. 14. 2. Identify
  15. 15. 2. Identify Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL
  16. 16. 3. Identify
  17. 17. 3. Identify FEVICOL
  18. 18. 4. Identify
  19. 19. 4. Identify Google Hummingbird the new search algorithm
  20. 20. 5. Identify this logo
  21. 21. 5. Identify this logo URL Shortening & Book marking service for Twitter
  22. 22. 6. Who is this?
  23. 23. 6. Who is this?
  24. 24. Rules • This round consists of 16 questions on Infinite Bounce • The first 8 will be clock-wise and the next 8 will be anti-clock-wise • + 10 for every correct answer • No Negative marking in this round
  25. 25. Question 1
  26. 26. Robot Astronauts Kirobo is Japan's first robot astronaut, developed by Tomotaka Takahashi, to accompany Koichi Wakata, the first Japanese commander of the International Space Station. A twin to Kirobo, named Mirata, was created with the same characteristics. Mirata will stay on Earth as a backup crew member. The word "kirobo" itself is a portmanteau of "kibō" (希望), which means "hope" in Japanese, and the word "robo" (ロボ), used as a generic short word for any robot.
  27. 27. Question 2 With the NSA spying scandal (PRISM & Edward Snowden) still making headlines, a Russian paper reports that Secret agencies in that country have turned to a low tech way to avoid America's prying eyes. According to a recent report in the Russian newspaper Izvestia, the Federal Guard Service (FSO), which is responsible for the security of the Russian president and several high-ranking officials, is looking to buy 20 of “something” costing about Euro 200 per piece. They would be used to ensure that particularly sensitive documents existed only on paper and would not be electronically archived. According to the newspaper, the German model Triumph-Adler Twen 180 is especially popular with Russian intelligence. What is this “something”?
  28. 28. Our old fashioned “Typewriter”
  29. 29. Question 3 Connect
  30. 30. JEOPARDY
  31. 31. Question 4 This is a mobile application which provides access to live TV channels and video “on demand” on handsets. This app allowed people to watch live videos of one of the largest events in human history – the Maha Kumbh Mela this year. Which mobile apps?
  32. 32. nexGTV
  33. 33. Question 5 The act of “snubbing” some one in a social setting by looking at your “phone” , instead paying attention to them / speaking to them has a specific word / term in the IT lingo. What?
  34. 34. “PHUBBING”
  35. 35. 6. Connect
  36. 36. Bhuvan (means Earth) is software application which allows users to explore a 3D representation of the surface of the Earth The browser is specifically tailored to view India, offering the highest resolution in this region provided with local four languages
  37. 37. Question 7 This refers to connecting one device to another and in the context of mobile phones or Internet tablets, this allows sharing the Internet connection of the phone or tablet with other devices such as laptops. Connection of the phone or tablet with other devices can be done over wireless LAN (Wi-Fi), over Bluetooth or by physical connection using a cable, for example through USB. If this is done over Wi-Fi, the feature may be branded as a Mobile Hotspot. The Internet-connected mobile device can thus act as a portable wireless access point and router for devices connected to it. How do we commonly know this feature?
  38. 38. TETHERING
  39. 39. Question 8 What are these called and what are they used for?
  40. 40. Nike FUEL BANDS They are activity trackers / fitness trackers worn on the wrist. It allows its wearers to track their physical activity, steps taken daily, and amount of calories burned
  41. 41. Question 9
  42. 42. STEVE JOBS
  43. 43. Question 10
  44. 44. Question 11 E.A. Johnson was the first to describe this in a short article published in 1965 and then more fully along with photographs and diagrams in an article published in 1967. A description of the applicability of this technology for air traffic control was described in an article published in 1968 by Frank Beck and Bent Stumpe, engineers from CERN. They developed this in the early 1970s and it was manufactured by CERN and put to use in 1973 which was based on Bent Stumpe's work at a television factory in the early 1960s. Today this technology is ubiquitous and comes in various forms like Resistive, Capacitive, Infrared, Surface acoustic wave. What technology is being referred here?
  45. 45. Touch Screen
  46. 46. 12. Connect
  47. 47. James Bond
  48. 48. Question 13 This company was founded in 1906 in Rochester, New York, US as The Haloid Photographic Company, which originally manufactured photographic paper and equipment. An inventor Chester Carlson invented a process in 1938 which in Greek literally means “dry writing”. This became a modern word of everyday use which later came into the English dictionary. The company then developed this process and came into worldwide prominence in 1959 with the introduction of the first ever product using Electro-photography. Today it is a Fortune 500 company with interests in various industries liked Document Services, Digital Imaging, Office equipments etc. Name this company
  49. 49. XEROX
  50. 50. Question 14
  51. 51. ANKIT FADIA He is an Indian independent Computer security consultant and author. He describes himself as an ethical hacker, and has written several books on the topic of computer security
  52. 52. Question 15 This Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) It is stipulated that "The contributions should be of lasting and major technical importance to the computer field". It is recognized as the "highest distinction in Computer science“ and also considered as the "Nobel Prize of Computing“ This award is named a mathematician and reader in Mathematics at the University of Manchester. He is "frequently credited for being the Father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence" The first recipient, in 1966, was Alan Perlis, of Carnegie Mellon University Name this award
  53. 53. Turing award named after Alan Turing
  54. 54. Question 16 CONNECT
  55. 55. Question 16 Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s Mobile phone & devices business Steve Ballmer (CEO, Microsoft), Stephen Elop (former CEO Nokia currently EVP, Device at Microsoft)
  56. 56. Rules • This round consists of 10 questions on Buzzer • Questions are on logos related to IT • Negative marking in this round • + 10 for every correct answer • - 10 for every incorrect guess / answer
  57. 57. 1
  58. 58. 2
  59. 59. 3
  60. 60. GOOGLE PLAY
  61. 61. 4
  62. 62. 5
  63. 63. 6
  64. 64. 7
  65. 65. 8
  66. 66. 9
  67. 67. 10
  68. 68. APACHE
  69. 69. Rules • 3 sets of statements have something in common • You have to identify the hidden “Theme” in these set of questions and write your answer • If you guess the correct answer after – 1st set + 60 points – 2nd set + 40 points – 3rd set + 20 points • There is a constant negative of 20 points for wrong guesses (-20 points) • You can do any number of guesses
  70. 70. SET 1 • It was founded in 1995, by French-born IranianAmerican computer programmer Pierre Omidyar as part of a larger personal site • It became a notable success story of the dot-com bubble; it is now a multi-billion dollar business with operations localized in over thirty countries • It is an internet consumer-to-consumer corporation, headquartered in San Jose, California • It had a revenue of about $ 14 Billion and had 27,000 employees in 2012 • Other than its primary business this company has since expanded to include Online classified advertisements (via Kijiji), Online event ticket trading (via Stubhub), Buy it now standard shopping (via Half.com) and Online money transfers (via Paypal)
  71. 71. SET 2 • The company over the last 18 years has made about 40 acquisitions. Some of the famous acquisitions are baazee.com, paypal, skype, iBazar • One of its popular offerings is the Online Charity Auction which it does through Mission Fish as an Arbiter • To date the highest successful bid on a single item for Online Charity Auction was for the annual "Power Lunch“ with investor Warren Buffett at the famous Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse in New York. The winning bid was $2.63 million with all of the proceeds going to the Glide Foundation • As it is a huge, publicly visible market, it has created a great deal of interest from economists, who have used it to analyze many aspects of its business model and compare these with previous theoretical and empirical findings • Many unusual items have been listed for sale on the website like countries New Zealand, Iceland; car used by Pope Benedict XVI; some new species like a type of sea urchin
  72. 72. SET 3 • One of the first items sold was a broken laser pointer for $14.83. Astonished, Omidyar contacted the winning bidder to ask if he understood that the laser pointer was broken. In his responding email, the buyer explained: "I'm a collector of broken laser pointers” • Some of its famous slogans “World's Online Marketplace" "Connecting buyers and sellers globally" "Buy it, sell it, love it" "Buy it New, Buy it Now" "When it's on your mind, it's on ……“ • Just as economists have shown interest in it’s operations, computer information systems researchers have also shown interest in its business model. Recently W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, published an academic case based on it’s big data management and use. The company processes 50 petabytes of data a day and employs about 5,000 data analysts to spur its online success
  73. 73. eBay
  74. 74. PLEASE WAIT TILL THE SCORES ARE TABULATED
  75. 75. AND THE WINNER IS…
  76. 76. 2. Identify
  77. 77. Question 9
  78. 78. This short film “A boy and his Atom” holds the Guinness World Records™ record for the World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film. The ability to move single atoms is crucial to IBM's research in the field of atomic memory. But even nanophysicists need to have a little fun. In that spirit, IBM researchers used a scanning tunneling microscope to move thousands of carbon monoxide molecules (two atoms stacked on top of each other), all in pursuit of making a movie so small it can be seen only when you magnify it 100 million times. A movie made with atoms.
  79. 79. 3. Name this website
  80. 80. 3. Name this website
  81. 81. 3. What is this called? Shelfari is a social cataloging website for Books. Shelfari users build virtual bookshelves of the titles they own or have read, and can rate, review, tag, and discuss their books. It is owned by Amazon
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