*A is a company whose trademark brandsoften became the generic names for theproduct.A played a major role in Project B, ap...
• C, who worked on B project has a synthetic  element as well as a class of particles named  after him. Paul Dirac gave th...
• D is also a Star Trek character, and a type of  robot in E• E is a British Science fiction programme  produced by F• The...
• F, which aired E has the role to provide  impartial public service broadcasting in the  UK, Chanel islands and Isle of M...
• The term G originated in the late 1930s, but  devices were considered ‘G’ only when  compared to older devices• G is oft...
• I led to the growth of animations on the  internet• I was introduced by Compuserve, which is  now owned by *J• J had mer...
• J was started off as Control Vide Corporation  by Bill Von Meister• J’s sole product when it started was a  gameline for...
• K was founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted  Dabney• Bushnell conceptualised a game called  Breakout. Al Alcorn, the project...
• L and M later founded the world’s third largest  mobile phone maker N• N released a platform O for its PDA in 1987• O wa...
• O had a bitter dispute with P regarding the  development of a field of mathematics• The royal society accused P of plagi...
• P is now regarded as the most important  logician since Aristotle and *Q.• Q wrote “the laws of thought” and is regarded...
• R is one such language which was originally  called S, but was renamed R after a type of  coffee due to trademark issues...
• A special type of S is used in making T’s, which  are used in the wine industry• T was used in footwear to improve clima...
• *V is a firearm manufacturer. One of their  products, the M&P 15 sport does not have a U• V’s pistols and revolvers are ...
• The first six letters of W spell out a component  used in mechanical devices• The mechanical device was studied by X, wh...
• Even though Y is technically greater for  materials such as steel, in everyday life, Y is  associated with a class of ma...
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A is a company whose trademark brandsoften became the generic names for theproduct.A played a major role in Project B, apa...
(A)Dupont is a company whose trademarkbrands often became the generic namesfor the product.(A) Dupont played a major role ...
• C, who worked on B project has a synthetic  element as well as a class of particles named  after him. Paul Dirac gave th...
• (c) Fermi, who worked on (B) Manhattan  project has a synthetic element as well as a  class of particles named after him...
• D is also a Star Trek character, and a type of  robot in E• E is a British Science fiction programme  produced by F• The...
• (D) Quark is also a Star Trek character, and a  type of robot in (E) Dr. Who• (E) Dr.Who is a British Science fiction  p...
• F, which aired E has the role to provide  impartial public service broadcasting in the  UK, Chanel islands and Isle of M...
• (F)BBC, which aired (E) Dr.Who has the role to  provide impartial public service broadcasting  in the UK, Chanel islands...
• The term G originated in the late 1930s, but  devices were considered ‘G’ only when  compared to older devices• G is oft...
• The term (G) HD originated in the late  1930s, but devices were considered ‘G’ (high  definition) only when compared to ...
• I led to the growth of animations on the  internet• I was introduced by Compuserve, which is  now owned by J• J had merg...
• (I) GIF led to the growth of animations on the  internet• (I) GIF was introduced by Compuserve, which  is now owned by (...
• J was started off as Control Vide Corporation  by Bill Von Meister• J’s sole product when it started was a  gameline for...
• (J) AOL was started off as Control Vide  Corporation by Bill Von Meister• (J)AOL’s sole product when it started was a  g...
• K was founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted  Dabney• Bushnell conceptualised a game called  Breakout. Al Alcorn, the project...
• (K) Atari was founded by Nolan Bushnell and  Ted Dabney• Bushnell conceptualised a game called  Breakout. Al Alcorn, the...
• L and M later founded the world’s third largest  mobile phone maker N• N released a platform O for its PDA in 1987• O wa...
• L(Jobs) and M(Wozniak) later founded the  world’s third largest mobile phone maker (N)  Apple• (N)Apple released a platf...
• O had a bitter dispute with P regarding the  development of a field of mathematics• The royal society accused P of plagi...
• (O)Newton had a bitter dispute with (P)Leibniz  regarding the development of a field of  mathematics• The royal society ...
• P is now regarded as the most important  logician since Aristotle and Q.• Q wrote “the laws of thought” and is regarded ...
• (P)Leibniz is now regarded as the most   important logician since Aristotle and (Q)   George Boole.• (Q)Boole wrote “the...
• R is one such language which was originally  called S, but was renamed R after a type of  coffee due to trademark issues...
• (R)Java is one such language which was  originally called (S)Oak, but was renamed  (R)Java after a type of coffee due to...
• A special type of S is used in making T’s, which  are used in the wine industry• T was used in footwear to improve clima...
• A special type of (S)Oak is used in making  (T’s)Corks, which are used in the wine industry• (T)Cork was used in footwea...
• V is a firearm manufacturer. One of their  products, the M&P 15 sport does not have a U• V’s pistols and revolvers are a...
• (V)Smith and Wesson is a firearm manufacturer.  One of their products, the M&P 15 sport does not  have a (U) Heat Shield...
• The first six letters of W spell out a component  used in mechanical devices• The mechanical device was studied by X, wh...
• The first six letters of (W)Springfield spell out  a component used in mechanical devices• The mechanical device was stu...
• Even though Y is technically greater for  materials such as steel, in everyday life, Y is  associated with a class of ma...
• Even though (Y)Elasticity is technically greater  for materials such as steel, in everyday life, it  is associated with ...
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  • @susa5900 You qualified and won, no? Think of us poor souls who couldn't even qualify as were screwed by the round.
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  • Hope I am not being too harsh here. But the idea of an A-Z for a prelim is blasphemous. It shows that the quiz master is lazy and unprepared. 'Spring' from 'Springfield' . We expected a lot better from BITS-goa
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  1. 1. *A is a company whose trademark brandsoften became the generic names for theproduct.A played a major role in Project B, apartfrom being critical to the success of theApollo missions.‘Little boy’, a consequence of B Projectplayed a major role in shaping worldhistory.
  2. 2. • C, who worked on B project has a synthetic element as well as a class of particles named after him. Paul Dirac gave these particles their name to honour C• Cions (the particles) include all leptons and *Ds• Among other things, D is the name of the dog in Honey I Shrunk the Kids
  3. 3. • D is also a Star Trek character, and a type of robot in E• E is a British Science fiction programme produced by F• The Guinness Book of world records lists E as the longest running sci-fi show in the world and the most successful sci-fi series as well in terms of broadcast ratings, DVD and book sales and iTunes traffic
  4. 4. • F, which aired E has the role to provide impartial public service broadcasting in the UK, Chanel islands and Isle of Man• It is the largest broadcasting company in the world in terms of number of employees• In 2006, F launched an experimental channel called F G.• F G became official in December 2007
  5. 5. • The term G originated in the late 1930s, but devices were considered ‘G’ only when compared to older devices• G is often represented by a number followed by the letter ‘p’ standing for progressive scan or ‘i’. We shall now refer to ‘i’ as *H• H would be apt to describe the type of questions in this prelims. When applied to image encoding, H is supported by a file format I.
  6. 6. • I led to the growth of animations on the internet• I was introduced by Compuserve, which is now owned by *J• J had merged with Time Warner in 2000, but it was not fruitful and Time Warner spun off J into a separate public company in 2009
  7. 7. • J was started off as Control Vide Corporation by Bill Von Meister• J’s sole product when it started was a gameline for the 2600 video game console produced by K
  8. 8. • K was founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney• Bushnell conceptualised a game called Breakout. Al Alcorn, the project manager asked L to design a prototype for $750• L asked his partner M to design the hardware and M designed it in 4 days
  9. 9. • L and M later founded the world’s third largest mobile phone maker N• N released a platform O for its PDA in 1987• O was an English physicist who was actually deeply religious and wrote more on the interpretations of the Bible than he did on science.
  10. 10. • O had a bitter dispute with P regarding the development of a field of mathematics• The royal society accused P of plagiarism but it was later found that O himself had written the concluding remarks on P.• However today we use P’s notations and credit both of having developed it independently.
  11. 11. • P is now regarded as the most important logician since Aristotle and *Q.• Q wrote “the laws of thought” and is regarded as the founder of computer science.• Most programming languages have a reference to Q in their syntax
  12. 12. • R is one such language which was originally called S, but was renamed R after a type of coffee due to trademark issues• S is a type of wood from which barrels for aging brandy, scotch and bourbon whisky are made• Wine makers face a great dilemma in choosing between American and French S
  13. 13. • A special type of S is used in making T’s, which are used in the wine industry• T was used in footwear to improve climate control and also in older space shuttles as part of a *U• U’s are also affixed to firearms to protect the users hands
  14. 14. • *V is a firearm manufacturer. One of their products, the M&P 15 sport does not have a U• V’s pistols and revolvers are a standard issue to police and armed forces in several countries across the world• V is headquartered in *W, Massachusetts. W is also home to the Miriam Webster’s dictionary and although it appears in The Simpsons, it’s not the same one
  15. 15. • The first six letters of W spell out a component used in mechanical devices• The mechanical device was studied by X, who discovered the law of Y• X described the law in the anagram ‘ceunosssttuv’. The law is used in designing the mechanical device more accurately
  16. 16. • Even though Y is technically greater for materials such as steel, in everyday life, Y is associated with a class of materials known as Z.• In the 20th century, A produced many different types of Z.
  17. 17. Answers
  18. 18. A is a company whose trademark brandsoften became the generic names for theproduct.A played a major role in Project B, apartfrom being critical to the success of theApollo missions.‘Little boy’, a consequence of B Projectplayed a major role in shaping worldhistory.
  19. 19. (A)Dupont is a company whose trademarkbrands often became the generic namesfor the product.(A) Dupont played a major role in Project(B) Manhattan, apart from being critical tothe success of the Apollo missions.‘Little boy’, a consequence of (B)Manhattan Project played a major role inshaping world history.
  20. 20. • C, who worked on B project has a synthetic element as well as a class of particles named after him. Paul Dirac gave these particles their name to honour C• Cions (the particles) include all leptons and Ds• Among other things, D is the name of the dog in Honey I Shrunk the Kids
  21. 21. • (c) Fermi, who worked on (B) Manhattan project has a synthetic element as well as a class of particles named after him. Paul Dirac gave these particles their name to honour (C)Fermi• Cions (Fermions) (the particles) include all leptons and (Ds) Quarks• Among other things, (D) Quark is the name of the dog in Honey I Shrunk the Kids
  22. 22. • D is also a Star Trek character, and a type of robot in E• E is a British Science fiction programme produced by F• The Guinness Book of world records lists E as the longest running sci-fi show in the world and the most successful sci-fi series as well in terms of broadcast ratings, DVD and book sales and iTunes traffic
  23. 23. • (D) Quark is also a Star Trek character, and a type of robot in (E) Dr. Who• (E) Dr.Who is a British Science fiction programme produced by (F) BBC• The Guinness Book of world records lists (E) Dr.Who as the longest running sci-fi show in the world and the most successful sci-fi series as well in terms of broadcast ratings, DVD and book sales and iTunes traffic
  24. 24. • F, which aired E has the role to provide impartial public service broadcasting in the UK, Chanel islands and Isle of Man• It is the largest broadcasting company in the world in terms of number of employees• In 2006, F launched an experimental channel called F G.• F G became official in December 2007
  25. 25. • (F)BBC, which aired (E) Dr.Who has the role to provide impartial public service broadcasting in the UK, Chanel islands and Isle of Man• It is the largest broadcasting company in the world in terms of number of employees• In 2006, (F) BBC launched an experimental channel called (F G) BBC HD.• (F) BBC (G) HD became official in December 2007
  26. 26. • The term G originated in the late 1930s, but devices were considered ‘G’ only when compared to older devices• G is often represented by a number followed by the letter ‘p’ standing for progressive scan or ‘i’. We shall now refer to ‘i’ as H• H would be apt to describe the type of questions in this prelims. When applied to image encoding, H is supported by a file format I.
  27. 27. • The term (G) HD originated in the late 1930s, but devices were considered ‘G’ (high definition) only when compared to older devices• (G) HD is often represented by a number followed by the letter ‘p’ standing for progressive scan or ‘i’. We shall now refer to ‘i’ as (H) interlaced• (H) interlaced would be apt to describe the type of questions in this prelims. When applied to image encoding, (H) interlaced is supported by a file format (I) GIF.
  28. 28. • I led to the growth of animations on the internet• I was introduced by Compuserve, which is now owned by J• J had merged with Time Warner in 2000, but it was not fruitful and Time Warner spun off J into a separate public company in 2009
  29. 29. • (I) GIF led to the growth of animations on the internet• (I) GIF was introduced by Compuserve, which is now owned by (J) America Online/AOL• (J)AOL had merged with Time Warner in 2000, but it was not fruitful and Time Warner spun off (J)AOL into a separate public company in 2009
  30. 30. • J was started off as Control Vide Corporation by Bill Von Meister• J’s sole product when it started was a gameline for the 2600 video game console produced by K
  31. 31. • (J) AOL was started off as Control Vide Corporation by Bill Von Meister• (J)AOL’s sole product when it started was a gameline for the 2600 video game console produced by (K) Atari
  32. 32. • K was founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney• Bushnell conceptualised a game called Breakout. Al Alcorn, the project manager asked L to design a prototype for $750• L asked his partner M to design the hardware and M designed it in 4 days
  33. 33. • (K) Atari was founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney• Bushnell conceptualised a game called Breakout. Al Alcorn, the project manager asked (L) Steve Jobs to design a prototype for $750• (L) Steve Jobs asked his partner (M) Steve Wozniak to design the hardware and (M) Wozniak designed it in 4 days
  34. 34. • L and M later founded the world’s third largest mobile phone maker N• N released a platform O for its PDA in 1987• O was an English physicist who was actually deeply religious and wrote more on the interpretations of the Bible than he did on science.
  35. 35. • L(Jobs) and M(Wozniak) later founded the world’s third largest mobile phone maker (N) Apple• (N)Apple released a platform (O) Newton for its PDA in 1987• (O) Newton was an English physicist who was actually deeply religious and wrote more on the interpretations of the Bible than he did on science.
  36. 36. • O had a bitter dispute with P regarding the development of a field of mathematics• The royal society accused P of plagiarism but it was later found that O himself had written the concluding remarks on P.• However today we use P’s notations and credit both of having developed it independently.
  37. 37. • (O)Newton had a bitter dispute with (P)Leibniz regarding the development of a field of mathematics• The royal society accused (P)Leibniz of plagiarism but it was later found that (O) Newton himself had written the concluding remarks on (P) Leibniz.• However today we use Leibniz’s notations and credit both of having developed it independently.
  38. 38. • P is now regarded as the most important logician since Aristotle and Q.• Q wrote “the laws of thought” and is regarded as the founder of computer science.• Most programming languages have a reference to Q in their syntax
  39. 39. • (P)Leibniz is now regarded as the most important logician since Aristotle and (Q) George Boole.• (Q)Boole wrote “the laws of thought” and is regarded as the founder of computer science.• Most programming languages have a reference to (Q) Boole in their syntax (Boolean)
  40. 40. • R is one such language which was originally called S, but was renamed R after a type of coffee due to trademark issues• S is a type of wood from which barrels for aging brandy, scotch and bourbon whisky are made• Wine makers face a great dilemma in choosing between American and French S
  41. 41. • (R)Java is one such language which was originally called (S)Oak, but was renamed (R)Java after a type of coffee due to trademark issues• (S)Oak is a type of wood from which barrels for aging brandy, scotch and bourbon whisky are made• Wine makers face a great dilemma in choosing between American and French (S)Oak
  42. 42. • A special type of S is used in making T’s, which are used in the wine industry• T was used in footwear to improve climate control and also in older space shuttles as part of a U• U’s are also affixed to firearms to protect the users hands
  43. 43. • A special type of (S)Oak is used in making (T’s)Corks, which are used in the wine industry• (T)Cork was used in footwear to improve climate control and also in older space shuttles as part of a (U) Heat Shield• (U’s) Heat Shields are also affixed to firearms to protect the users hands
  44. 44. • V is a firearm manufacturer. One of their products, the M&P 15 sport does not have a U• V’s pistols and revolvers are a standard issue to police and armed forces in several countries across the world• V is headquartered in W, Massachusetts. W is also home to the Miriam Webster’s dictionary and although it appears in The Simpsons, it’s not the same one
  45. 45. • (V)Smith and Wesson is a firearm manufacturer. One of their products, the M&P 15 sport does not have a (U) Heat Shield• (V) S&W’s pistols and revolvers are a standard issue to police and armed forces in several countries across the world• (V) S&W is headquartered in (W)Springfield, Massachusetts. W is also home to the Miriam Webster’s dictionary and although it appears in The Simpsons, it’s not the same one
  46. 46. • The first six letters of W spell out a component used in mechanical devices• The mechanical device was studied by X, who discovered the law of Y• X described the law in the anagram ‘ceunosssttuv’. The law is used in designing the mechanical device more accurately
  47. 47. • The first six letters of (W)Springfield spell out a component used in mechanical devices• The mechanical device was studied by (X) Robert Hooke, who discovered the law of (Y) Elasticity• (X) Hooke described the law in the anagram ‘ceunosssttuv’. The law is used in designing the mechanical device more accurately
  48. 48. • Even though Y is technically greater for materials such as steel, in everyday life, Y is associated with a class of materials known as Z.• In the 20th century, A produced many different types of Z.
  49. 49. • Even though (Y)Elasticity is technically greater for materials such as steel, in everyday life, it is associated with a class of materials known as (Z)Polymers.• In the 20th century, (A)Dupont produced many different types of (Z)Polymers.

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