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Prelims-Answers
1
• This Country was named after the Latin name
for a metal because the first conquerors
arrived in this area following ru...
Argentina
2.
• Which was first video game to use a “scratch
and sniff” cd?
Gran Turismo 2
3. Who designed this LOGO
Ronald Wayne
4. Identify X and Y.
. X is an extremely lightweight, but feature-rich
software. X has a Greek letter in its name which
de...
X = uTorrent

Y = BitTorrent
5*
• When the Internet was still very much under
the spell of bare Unix shells and Gopher, an
ambitious group of scientist...
Room 404: file not found
6
• It is a free online chat website that allows
users to communicate with strangers without
registering. The service rand...
Omegle
7.
• The domain name for an Indian website, is .in,
so which region has the domain name .aq.
Antarctica
8.
• Originally developed for the Apple II
computer, this video game franchisee was
created by Jordan Mechner.
• It went o...
Prince of Persia
9. Doodle for what?
Ramanujan’s 125th birth anniversary
10*
• Harvey Ball, co-owner of an advertising and
public relations firm designed the _______in
1964 to help ease the acrim...
Smiley 
11. FITB
• ______________ is celebrated on October
23rd. It officially starts at 6:02 A.M. and ends
at 6:02 P.M on that da...
Mole day 6.02 * 10 ^23
12. Logo for
Ig Nobel awards
13.Inspiration for which common day
to day thing.
Arctium for Velcro
14. ID him
James Gosling
• Creator of Java
15*
• Alone in a room in his home in Bonn,
Germany, Friedhelm Hillebrand sat at his
typewriter, tapping out random sentenc...
• Hillebrand's magic number set the standard
for one of today's most popular forms of
digital communication: text messagin...
16.What has been Blanked out
Macintosh
17. This happens to be the only
illustration in which famous book?
Origin of Species
18. Connect
Calculus
19.Name the product
• The shape of this product is
modelled after a hyperbolic
paraboloid.
• This design characteristic is...
Pringles
20*Id X
• X is the first person to reach Challenger Deep
alone. He is also a member of the NASA
advisory council. Reported...
James Cameron
Please wait for the results
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Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims

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Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims

Pantheon '13 Science and Tech Quiz Prelims

  1. 1. Prelims-Answers
  2. 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. 3. Argentina
  4. 4. 2. • Which was first video game to use a “scratch and sniff” cd?
  5. 5. Gran Turismo 2
  6. 6. 3. Who designed this LOGO
  7. 7. Ronald Wayne
  8. 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. 9. X = uTorrent Y = BitTorrent
  10. 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. 11. Room 404: file not found
  12. 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. 13. Omegle
  14. 14. 7. • The domain name for an Indian website, is .in, so which region has the domain name .aq.
  15. 15. Antarctica
  16. 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. 17. Prince of Persia
  18. 18. 9. Doodle for what?
  19. 19. Ramanujan’s 125th birth anniversary
  20. 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. 21. Smiley 
  22. 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. 23. Mole day 6.02 * 10 ^23
  24. 24. 12. Logo for
  25. 25. Ig Nobel awards
  26. 26. 13.Inspiration for which common day to day thing.
  27. 27. Arctium for Velcro
  28. 28. 14. ID him
  29. 29. James Gosling • Creator of Java
  30. 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. 31. • Hillebrand's magic number set the standard for one of today's most popular forms of digital communication: text messaging. 160 Characters
  32. 32. 16.What has been Blanked out
  33. 33. Macintosh
  34. 34. 17. This happens to be the only illustration in which famous book?
  35. 35. Origin of Species
  36. 36. 18. Connect
  37. 37. Calculus
  38. 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. 39. Pringles
  40. 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. 41. James Cameron
  42. 42. Please wait for the results

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