My school and participated in the nation’s biggest IT quiz this time . There were 7 teams from my school and I was also in one of the teams . The quiz is hosted in 14 cities of the nation in which i went to nearest center Kolkata . It is hosted by Balasubramaniam, popularly known as Pickbrain who is awesome .. 🙂 Although none of us went on stage , but I got to learn something …… The cutoff was 14 and my team got 12 … You can practice from these prelim questions . The prelims questions were :-
1.Who has friends named Angela, Ben, Ginger etc and comes from the house of ‘Outfit 7’?(Hint:He talks too much)
Ans:Talking Tom Cat.
2.Social Soccer is an app by which company?
3.It named after a Buddhist deity. Which famous Japanese company am I talking about?? (Hint: World Famous camera company)
4. This dot com is owned by RPG group. Formerly known as Gramaphone Company of India.Identify.
5.Which company would you associate this logo with?
7.Films like The Karate Kid , The Da Vinci Code , The Pursuit of Happyness and more were all made by Columbia Pictures.Which company owns it? (Hint its a beverage company)
[The answer to this was given wrong.The actual answer to this is Sony Pictures Entertainment .Sony Picture Entertainment bought it from Coca-Cola in September 28,1989]
8.Who is he? (Hint:Founder of a famous OS)
9.This company is a part of CBS. It purchased news.com? What am I talking about?
Options: BBC, CNET and CNN
10.What has been blanked out?
11.Its a book on which Microsoft CEO?
12.This font’s name means a weapon used by Romans is a type of catapult that was used as a siege engine in the Middle Ages. (Hint:Starts with ‘T’)
13.Identify the popular game.
14.The koobface virus disabled flash plugins on which famous website?
15.What was the name given to the eight employees who left Fairchild Semiconductors and several huge companies later?
16.What was started by the merger of X.com and confinity?
17.Expand Mac as in Mac address.
Ans: Media Access Control.
18.In CYMK, if C stands for Cyan, M for Magenta and Y for Yellow, what does K stands for?
19.Which computer program was created by Yukihiro Matsumoto?
20.What was initially planned to be named the “bug” by Douglas Englebert after its creation but is now known by a different name? (Hint : We all see it on our computer display screens)