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Tech Quotient (Junior Quiz Finals) - XINO Intra 2013

Back in the day, this was the first quiz I had conducted.

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Tech Quotient (Junior Quiz Finals) - XINO Intra 2013

  1. 1. COMPUTER DAY 2013 TECH QUOTIENT POWERED BY
  2. 2. • The quiz consists of 5 rounds : Warm Up, Orthodox, Visual, Rapid Fire and Expand. • Teams are allowed to select the question number they want. • All questions in the Warm Up, Orthodox and Visual rounds have a flat scoring of 10 points each. • Expand and Rapid Fire rounds have a scoring of 5 points for each correct answer. • Only questions from Orthodox and Visual rounds are passable. • As a twist, all teams have an option of taking a single lifeline at any point in the quiz. Using the lifeline, you get an alternative question. • There is no negative marking at any point in the quiz. Humorous answers will be appreciated. RULES
  3. 3. WARM UP 1 2 3 4 5 6 Audience
  4. 4. ORTHODOX 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 AudienceAudience
  5. 5. VISUAL 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 AudienceAudience
  6. 6. RAPID FIRE 1 2 3 4 5 6 Audience
  7. 7. EXPAND 1 2 3 4 5 6 TIE BREAKER THE END
  8. 8. LIFELINE 1 2 3 4 5 6 WARM UP ORTHODOX VISUAL EXPAND RAPID FIRE
  9. 9. WARM UP Name the video game in which we shoot wingless birds using a slingshot and try to kill green pigs. This game has been downloaded more than 1.7 billion times. BACK L+
  10. 10. WARM UP Name the free, non - profit, internet encyclopedia which is collaboratively edited by people all over the world. It ranks 6th in the list of most popular websites. L+L+ BACK
  11. 11. WARM UP The second richest person in the world, he is popularly known as the co-founder and chairman of the world's largest software company. BACK L+
  12. 12. WARM UP This is a phone created by Samsung electronics. It has a 5.5 inch touch screen and is called a phablet, i.e. too big to be a phone and too small to be a tablet. L+ BACK
  13. 13. WARM UP Name the extremely popular VOIP application characterised by its blue colour scheme and the letter ‘S’. It was acquired by Microsoft for $8.3 billion in 2011. L+ BACK
  14. 14. WARM UP This application distribution platform for iOS has the letter 'A' as its logo formed using a pencil, a paint brush and a ruler. It allows users to browse and download apps directly onto their iOS devices. L+ BACK
  15. 15. WARM UP Name the video sharing website, now owned by Google, which was started by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim. It is home to many famous videos such as Charlie Bit My Finger, Why This Kolaveri Di, Kony 2012 and Gangnam Style. BACK
  16. 16. ORTHODOX This is an online multiplayer game, created by New Horizon, set in a virtual penguin world. The players can play games, make friends and adopt in-game pets called ‘puffles’. BACK L+
  17. 17. ORTHODOX These are white creatures with ballooned bodies and egg heads who are used to promote various value added services of Vodafone. Name them. L+ BACK
  18. 18. ORTHODOX This is a series of smartphones developed by Nokia running on the Windows Phone Operating System. Name the series. L+ BACK
  19. 19. ORTHODOX This man started a company, but was later fired from the company he started. To continue his passion, he invested in two startup companies. One of his companies, NeXT, was bought by the company he had started and he joined back as the CEO again. Whose story is this? L+ BACK
  20. 20. ORTHODOX Guy Dangerous, Scarlett Fox, Barry Bones, Karma Lee, Montana Smith and Zack Wonder are characters from which popular video game? L+ BACK
  21. 21. ORTHODOX This application allows you to sync its library with your iOS device. L+ BACK
  22. 22. ORTHODOX How many bits are there in a nibble? L+ BACK
  23. 23. ORTHODOX What is the name of the programming language commonly used for creating a web page? L+ BACK
  24. 24. ORTHODOX This new interface was first introduced in Microsoft Office 2007. It replaces the original menu bar with tabs. It was later adopted into the Windows 8 operating system. Name the interface. L+ BACK
  25. 25. ORTHODOX The name of this car radio manufacturing company comes from the combination of the words ‘Motor’ and ‘Victrola’ which represent car and sound respectively. Which company am I talking about? L+ BACK
  26. 26. ORTHODOX Name the tablet $35 tablet that was developed by the IITs and sponsored by HRD department of the government of India. L+ BACK
  27. 27. ORTHODOX Name the operating system for mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. L+ BACK
  28. 28. ORTHODOX This company, started by Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce, is the world’s largest semiconductor chip making compnay in the world. Name the company. BACK
  29. 29. ORTHODOX This controversial whistleblowerwebsite publishes news leaks and secret information about the governments of many countries and other organizations. It was started by Jullain Assange in 2006. Name the site. BACK
  30. 30. VISUAL BACK L+
  31. 31. VISUAL L+ BACK
  32. 32. VISUAL L+ BACK
  33. 33. VISUAL L+ BACK
  34. 34. VISUAL L+ BACK
  35. 35. VISUAL L+ BACK
  36. 36. VISUAL L+ BACK
  37. 37. VISUAL L+ BACK
  38. 38. VISUAL L+ BACK
  39. 39. VISUAL L+ BACK
  40. 40. VISUAL L+ BACK
  41. 41. VISUAL L+ BACK
  42. 42. VISUAL BACK
  43. 43. VISUAL BACK
  44. 44. RAPID FIRE 1. What is the Windows keyboard shortcut to get help? 2. Flipboard is an application / a game / a font / a website. 3. Which company uses the tagline - ‘Ideas for Life’? 4. Which company makes the Playbook tablet? 5. What is the country code domain for Japan? BACK L+
  45. 45. RAPID FIRE 1. What is the Windows keyboard shortcut to select all the text? 2. Wordpress is an application / a game / a font / a website? 3. Which company uses the tagline - ‘Make.Believe’? 4. Which company makes the One series of smartphones? 5. Which is the country code domain for France? BACK L+
  46. 46. RAPID FIRE 1. What is the Windows keyboard shortcut to refresh? 2. Asphalt is an application / a game / a font / a website. 3. Which company uses the tagline ‘Nothing Like Anything’? 4. Which company makes the NetConnect wireless data cards? 5. Where would you find the letters ZXCVBNM? BACK L+
  47. 47. RAPID FIRE 1. What is the Windows keyboard shortcut to switch to another open application? 2. CNet is an application / a game / a font / a website. 3. Which is the country code domain for Sri Lanka? 4. Which company makes the Vaio range of laptops? 5. Which popular media player has an orange pylon as its logo? BACK L+
  48. 48. RAPID FIRE 1. What is the Windows keyboard shortcut to insert a hyperlink? 2. Lucida is an application/ a game / a font / a website. 3. Which company uses the tagline - ‘The Online Megastore’? 4. Which company makes the Optimus range of smartphones? 5. What are Opera, Mosaic and Navigator? BACK L+
  49. 49. RAPID FIRE 1. What is the Windows keyboard shortcut to show the desktop? 2. Bing is an application / a game / a font / a website. 3. Which company uses the tagline - ‘Connecting People’? 4. Which company makes the Radeon series of graphic cards? 5. Where would you find the text - ‘Slide to Unlock’? BACK L+
  50. 50. EXPAND 1. HTTP 2. RAM 3. LED 4. PPI 5. COBOL BACK L+
  51. 51. EXPAND 1. LCD 2. BASIC 3. RGB 4. AI 5. Wi Fi BACK L+
  52. 52. EXPAND 1. SMS 2. TCP 3. HTML 4. HDD 5. EA BACK L+
  53. 53. EXPAND 1. PDF 2. BCC 3. UPS 4. DOS 5. IBM BACK L+
  54. 54. EXPAND 1. ENIAC 2. BIOS 3. MODEM 4. GTA 5. HCL BACK L+
  55. 55. EXPAND 1. AMD 2. DVD 3. GPU 4. HD 5. PSP BACK L+
  56. 56. EXPAND 1. MPEG 2. ISP 3. LOGO 4. DBMS 5. WD BACK L+
  57. 57. AUDIENCE Name the first full length computer animated film.
  58. 58. AUDIENCE Jonathan ‘Jony’ Ive works as the Senior Vice President for which famous company?
  59. 59. AUDIENCE Connect – Torch. Bold. Curve. Pearl. Storm.
  60. 60. AUDIENCE Connect – Carbon. Shift. Undercover. Pro Street. The Run.
  61. 61. AUDIENCE iOS : App Store : : Android : ?
  62. 62. AUDIENCE Sony : Play Station : : Nintendo : ?
  63. 63. LIFELINE BACK
  64. 64. LIFELINE BACK
  65. 65. LIFELINE BACK
  66. 66. LIFELINE BACK
  67. 67. LIFELINE BACK
  68. 68. LIFELINE BACK
  69. 69. TIE BREAKER During an April’s Fools prank in 2010, which company declared that it is permanently changing it’s name to ‘Topeka’? THE END
  70. 70. TIE BREAKER Which popular website was started by Daivd Filo and Jerry Yang? THE END
  71. 71. TIE BREAKER Which desktop operating system uses the Metro / Modern UI which includes colourful live tiles? THE END
  72. 72. TIE BREAKER What is the name of the line of eBook reader manufactured by Amazon.com? THE END
  73. 73. “Preparing a quiz is no easy task… But with these four at hand, it is a job well done” – said a wise man - Sayan Chaudhry - Dhruv Khurana - Shivangi Gupta - Saksham Jain

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