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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Computer Quiz

I am posting a quiz already posted by me on CSI forums. It is quite a simple one. Happy Quizzing and No Googling!

1. What is the recursive acronym of GNU?

2. In the United States, the name X is a trademark registered to Y. Initially, nobody registered it, but on August 15, 1994, William R. Della Croce, Jr. filed for the trademark X, and then demanded royalties from X distributors. In 1996, Y and some affected organizations sued to have the trademark assigned to Y, and in 1997 the case was settled.Identify X and Y.

3. This computer operating system was originally developed in the 1960s and 1970s by a group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs including Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and Douglas McIlroy. Which one?

4. Greg Bildson , Sam Berlin, Zlatin Balevsky , Roger Kapsi, Mark Kornfilt, Akshay Kumar, Kevin Faaborg, Justin Schmidt, Tim Olsen , Felix Berger are the officially acknowledged developers of which famous open information sharing software?

5. What is the name of Apple Inc.’s “multi platform, industry standard, multimedia software architecture.”?

6. This software has been created by a company which was formerly known as NIco Mak computing?

7. main(){char *c="main(){char *c=%c%s%c;printf(c,34,c,34);}";printf(c,34,c,34);}What is the output of the above program?(A generic answer shall do)

8.What are computers used by large organizations for critical applications , typically bulk data processing like census, consumer statistics etc. known as?

9. Microsoft: Encarta :: IBM: _____?

10. Charles Simonyi is the scheduled to be the fifth space tourist. What is his contribution to your daily computing experience?

11.Which company has the motto “It’s in the Game”?

12.IntruShield, Entercept and Foundstone are the brands belonging to which security software company?

13. Which hugely popular internet based service is supposedly based on Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash?

14. easy one: Which popular site has been created by former Paypal employees Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Javed Karim?

15. Another easy one: In computer terms what is ‘Alcohol’?

16. Mental Plex, Pigeon Rank, Lunar/ Copernicus Center, Gulp, Romance, _________, __________ .?Fill in the blanks.

17. Paypal and Skype are both owned by which internet company?

18. Zapak, the online gaming portal is owned by which company?

19. Z has been president of Bell Laboratories and chief scientist at Lucent Technologies. He is believed to have pioneered the advent of HDTV. Currently he is involved with OmniCapital, a venture capital business. Who is Z?

20. The name of this company is that of a tree that lives for more than 500 years. The owner is a relative of Infosys mentor Narayana Murthy. Name the company and the owner.

9 comments:

Debasish said...

1. GNU's Not Unix
2. Linux, Linus Torvals
3. Unix
4. LimeWire
5. Quick Time?
6. WinZip
7. Generic Answer ;)
8. Mainframes?
9. World Book
10. Excel
11. EA Sports
12. McAffee
13. MMORPG
14. YouTube
15. The CD Copying/Image making etc. s/w
16. Google April Fools Day Jokes - Tisp, Gmail Paper
17. eBay
19. Arun Netravalli
20. Sequoia

Ankit said...

Q8 makes no sense !

Pretty good Qs !!!

Nice job !

abhimanyu said...

18. ADAG

Sharat Nambissan said...

@debasish:

7. why the ;) for 7.?

13.I am looking for something more specific than MMORPG.
20. is incorrect.

All the rest are correct.
I have posted the answers on the CSI forum on nsitonline.

Anonymous said...

This is such an easy quiz.

Anonymous said...

Hi Tathagata here, cannot access csiforums, hence can post the answers to questions 7,13 and 20 ? Thanks.

Debasish said...

More Specific answer for 13?

Second Life?
Everquest?

Sharat Nambissan said...

13. Second Life is correct

7. This a program called a quine. It prints the source code itself. If you don't believe me, try it out!

20. Sycamore Networks and Gururaj Deshpande.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Computer Quiz

I am posting a quiz already posted by me on CSI forums. It is quite a simple one. Happy Quizzing and No Googling!

1. What is the recursive acronym of GNU?

2. In the United States, the name X is a trademark registered to Y. Initially, nobody registered it, but on August 15, 1994, William R. Della Croce, Jr. filed for the trademark X, and then demanded royalties from X distributors. In 1996, Y and some affected organizations sued to have the trademark assigned to Y, and in 1997 the case was settled.Identify X and Y.

3. This computer operating system was originally developed in the 1960s and 1970s by a group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs including Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and Douglas McIlroy. Which one?

4. Greg Bildson , Sam Berlin, Zlatin Balevsky , Roger Kapsi, Mark Kornfilt, Akshay Kumar, Kevin Faaborg, Justin Schmidt, Tim Olsen , Felix Berger are the officially acknowledged developers of which famous open information sharing software?

5. What is the name of Apple Inc.’s “multi platform, industry standard, multimedia software architecture.”?

6. This software has been created by a company which was formerly known as NIco Mak computing?

7. main(){char *c="main(){char *c=%c%s%c;printf(c,34,c,34);}";printf(c,34,c,34);}What is the output of the above program?(A generic answer shall do)

8.What are computers used by large organizations for critical applications , typically bulk data processing like census, consumer statistics etc. known as?

9. Microsoft: Encarta :: IBM: _____?

10. Charles Simonyi is the scheduled to be the fifth space tourist. What is his contribution to your daily computing experience?

11.Which company has the motto “It’s in the Game”?

12.IntruShield, Entercept and Foundstone are the brands belonging to which security software company?

13. Which hugely popular internet based service is supposedly based on Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash?

14. easy one: Which popular site has been created by former Paypal employees Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Javed Karim?

15. Another easy one: In computer terms what is ‘Alcohol’?

16. Mental Plex, Pigeon Rank, Lunar/ Copernicus Center, Gulp, Romance, _________, __________ .?Fill in the blanks.

17. Paypal and Skype are both owned by which internet company?

18. Zapak, the online gaming portal is owned by which company?

19. Z has been president of Bell Laboratories and chief scientist at Lucent Technologies. He is believed to have pioneered the advent of HDTV. Currently he is involved with OmniCapital, a venture capital business. Who is Z?

20. The name of this company is that of a tree that lives for more than 500 years. The owner is a relative of Infosys mentor Narayana Murthy. Name the company and the owner.

9 comments:

Debasish said...

1. GNU's Not Unix
2. Linux, Linus Torvals
3. Unix
4. LimeWire
5. Quick Time?
6. WinZip
7. Generic Answer ;)
8. Mainframes?
9. World Book
10. Excel
11. EA Sports
12. McAffee
13. MMORPG
14. YouTube
15. The CD Copying/Image making etc. s/w
16. Google April Fools Day Jokes - Tisp, Gmail Paper
17. eBay
19. Arun Netravalli
20. Sequoia

Ankit said...

Q8 makes no sense !

Pretty good Qs !!!

Nice job !

abhimanyu said...

18. ADAG

Sharat Nambissan said...

@debasish:

7. why the ;) for 7.?

13.I am looking for something more specific than MMORPG.
20. is incorrect.

All the rest are correct.
I have posted the answers on the CSI forum on nsitonline.

Anonymous said...

This is such an easy quiz.

Anonymous said...

Hi Tathagata here, cannot access csiforums, hence can post the answers to questions 7,13 and 20 ? Thanks.

Debasish said...

More Specific answer for 13?

Second Life?
Everquest?

Sharat Nambissan said...

13. Second Life is correct

7. This a program called a quine. It prints the source code itself. If you don't believe me, try it out!

20. Sycamore Networks and Gururaj Deshpande.

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