Monday, December 16, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 National Semi Final 1

1.Back in 2005 , one lucky PC Pitstop customer won $1,000 by simply reading their End-User License Agreement (EULA) . How ?
Ans:There was a line in the agreement saying
"If you call at this number , we'll give you $1,000"
2.Which famous person is behind Space Exploration Technology Corporation
Ans:Elon Musk (SpaceX)
3.It derives from Middle French  word means "[something that has been] melted; a casting".The term refers to the process of casting metal type at a type foundry.What is the term ?
4.AC-3 , EAC3 ,  Stereo AC and AAC+  are developed by which company ?
Ans: Dolby Digital
5.Whose ad was this

Ans:Flipkart's April Fool Prank

Ans:The Evolution of Radio Corporation of America (RCA)
Ans:First Ethernet Transmission

Ans:How Wikipedia started by first entry of Jimmy Wales
11. Identify the concept

Ans:Google Glass
12.This is Cow Catcher , Who developed this in early 1800s
Ans:Charles Babbage
13.In 1626 , Christoph Scheiner released 'ROSA URSINA SIVA SOL' . It was about the rotation of the Sun . It give raise to a description of a word/phrase.What is the word ?
14.What popular term comes from this TV show . hint: Rebuilding of the body of someone who was nearly dead
Ans:Bionic Man
15.Why are them in news ?
Ans: It is the main platform providers for Edward Snowden
16.Why is these becoming popular in the world of sports ?

Ans:It is something that you put into your mouth as a mouth guard . These are built in sensors which says there are any internal injuries to the person
Ans: They are working on an Internet Search Engine and it is named after Sputnik (Google's doodle on Sputnik is given)
18.It is from Shepardson  , and it starts "Dear Steve"

Ans:Contract between Apple and Shepardson to build the first OS for Apple

Ans: It was known as Victorian Internet in past , the answer is Telegraph
Ans: Los Santos ( Map/City in GTA V)

Monday, December 2, 2013

IT Quiz 129

1.Identify this person
Ans:Robert Cailliau
2.Plankalkül  is a programming language designed for engineering purposes by X between 1943 and 1945. It was the first high-level non-von Neumann programming language to be designed for a computer. Name X
Ans:Konrad Zuse
3.Flutter is a gesture recognition technology startup based in San Francisco, California, United States (US). Founded by Navneet Dalal and Mehul Nariyawala, the company received early-stage funding from Y Combinator and was acquired by which company in 2013 ?
4.Identify this logo
5.Expand GFDL ?
Ans:Gnu Free Documentation License
6.First version is Yarrow , Latest version is Schrödinger's Cat , And upcoming version is Heisenbug.What ?
7. , , are all subsidiaries of ?
8.Identify this person
Ans:Gurdeep Singh Pall

Monday, November 18, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Delhi Prelims

1.Identify this logo

2.In the context of the World Wide Web, this is a Uniform Resource Identifier(URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats.What?
3.In the world of e-mail retrieval protocols what dos IMAP stands for ?
Ans:Internet Message Access Protocol
4.Peter Stern was the founder of this company.It is a popular URL shortening and bookmarking service website.It came under some scrutiny due to its connection to Libiya.Name it
5.With which media company would you associate this ?

6.Expand PPM (With relation to Printers)
Ans:Pages Per Minute
7.Identify this person [hint: He is the inventor of GIF format]

Ans:Steve Wilhite
8.William Herschel discovered this invisible radiation, which is now used for short range transmission.What is it [some more info was given]
9.With which search engine did rapper Jay Z tie with for the launch of his book "Decoded"?
10.Identify this person
Ans:Dick Costolo
11.Plus is an interbank network that covers all _____ credit,debit, and prepaid cards, as well as ATM cards issued by various banks worldwide. Fill in the blank
12.Identify this technology
Ans:Augmented reality
13.The numerical weight that it assigns to any given element E is referred to as the ______ of E and denoted by PR(E). It was named after one of the founders of the company.What ?
14.With which gaming company would you associate this animal
Ans:Sega(This is the image of Hedgehog)
15.Who has been rated as “India’s most dangerous cricketer” by McAfee?
Ans:Chris Gayle
16.People were calling this problem as CDC (Century Date Change), FADL (Faulty Date Logic). The current name was given by David Eddy. Which problem?
Ans:Year 2000 (Y2K Problem)
17.Sony Pictures has tied up with which company to introduce a mobile game based on the movie 'After Earth' ?
18.Bichitra is a project with all the works and info of which author?
Ans:Rabindranath Tagore
19.Developed by Balendu Sharma Dadhich , X is a Devanagari word processor that complies with the InScript Devanagari Text Input Standard authenticated by the Government of India, the Unicode Consortium and Bureau of Indian Standards. It allows typing text in Indian languages, i.e. Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Nepali and Konkani.What is X ?
20.S-schools is an initiative by which electronics giant for making education better in schools?

Credits: Techformatix

Friday, November 15, 2013

IT Quiz 128

1.He coined the terms "hypertext" and "hypermedia" in 1963 and published them in 1965. Nelson has also been credited as being the first person to use the words transclusion, virtuality, intertwingularity, and teledildonics.Who is he ?
Ans:Ted Nelson
2.Identify this person
Ans:Kevin Mitnick
3.X is a series of fighting games created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. The first four renditions and their updates were developed by Midway Games and initially released on arcade machines, and later to home consoles
Ans:Mortal Kombat
4.Identify this OS
5.What is the full form of QDOS ?
Ans:Quick and Dirty Operating System
6.Identify this person
Ans:Dries Buytaert
7.What is the full form of 'TLS' as in protocol ?
Ans:Transport Layer Security
8.Who is the current CEO of Wipro ?
Ans:T K Kurien
9.Identify this logo
10.What was first patented in 1949 as “classifying apparatus and methods” and described as“article classification through the medium of identifying patterns”?
Ans:Bar Code

Sunday, November 3, 2013


1.Identify this person and what he founded ?

Ans:Bram Cohen (Bit Torrent)
2.What is IAMAI ?
Ans:Internet And Mobile Association of India
3.'Brew' is an Operating System from which company ?
4.Identify this logo

Ans:Wikimedia Incubator
5. X is the most widely used free software license, which guarantees end users (individuals, organizations, companies) the freedoms to use, study, share (copy), and modify the software. Software that ensures that these rights are retained is called free software. The license was originally written by Richard Stallman of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU project.What is X ?
Ans:GNU General Public License
6.What from world of Microsoft was codenamed 'Blue' ?
Ans:Windows 8.1
7.Who coined the term 'Copyleft' ?
Ans:Richard Stallman
8.Identify this person
 Ans:Jeff Hawkins
9.X is a video sharing website on which users could upload and share videos. The service is owned and created by Yahoo. X began as an internet-wide video search engine and added the ability to upload and share video clips in June 2006. A re-designed site was launched in February 2008 that changed the focus to Yahoo-hosted video only.What is X ?
Ans:Yahoo Screen
10. X is any small application that performs one specific task that runs within the scope of a larger program, often as a plug-in.The word X was first used in 1990 in PC Magazine.What is X ?

Monday, October 21, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Mumbai Finals

Hi Friends here we are presenting the TCS IT Wiz 2013 Mumbai Finals Questions.We have our sincere thanks and wishes to Himanshu Jain, who stood 7th in  TCS IT Wiz 2013 Mumbai Edition who  provided us the questions.


1.In 1979 DEC and Intel joined forces to came up with the DIX Standard, and the publication was called the ____________ Bluebook.
2.This was invented in 1994 by Toyota's Subsidiary, Denso Wave. It's purpose was to track vehicles during manufacturing. How do we know it today?
Ans:QR Code
3.Identify the logo
4.Back in 2005, Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman started an idea called MyMobile Menu and pitched the idea to Paul Graham. What came off this?
5.Who is the investor in the publishing company of this game ?
Ans:Disney (investor in Imangi)
Ans:Moto X (advertisement)


1.Lifescape + Pic + image of Pablo Picaso + House
2.June 2003 + A magazine cover + Virtual Face + Philip Rosedale
Ans:Second Life
3.1918 + Anam National + Image of Konosuke Matsushita +IBM + MyspaceTV
4.1980 + Logo of Zenith + Presidio +Always On + Chip Magazine.
5.2009 +Create Possibilities + Suneel Bhatta +IRIS 504Q + XOLO Logo 
6.1972 +Pong + Nolan Bushnell


1.During 1928, Summer Olympic was held for first time. A marathon sponsored by TCS in europe.
Ans:Amsterdam Marathon
2.TCS is pioneering STEM.... [buzzer]
Ans:Science , Technology , Engineering & Mathematics
3.TCS BPO in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. What is special about it?
Ans:All employees are Female
4.TCS will implement propreitory cloud based service for which airline group.
Ans:Scandanavian Airlines


1.TATA CRL + HP + Video of Intel
Ans:Co-creation of Supercomputer
2.Tencent + Wechat logo + Parineeti Chopra (answer is the name of a person)
Ans:Ma Huateng
3.Image of Thorsten Heins + Fairfax Financial + Ranbir Kapoor
4.Google + Paypal + PSY Gangnam Style Video


Sunday, October 20, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Mumbai Prelims

Hi Friends here we are presenting the TCS IT Wiz 2013 Mumbai Prelims Questions.We have our sincere thanks and wishes to Himanshu Jain, who stood 7th in  TCS IT Wiz 2013 Mumbai Edition who  provided us the questions.

1.Pranay Chulet, is the founder and CEO of which online classifieds portal launched the website in 2008 in India ?
2.Identify this person [hint:He Launched the GNU project]

 Ans:Richard Stallman
3.Expand POP
Ans:Post Office Protocol
4.It was originally codenamed "Majel" after Majel Barrett, the wife of Gene Roddenberry, and well known as the voice of computer systems in his Star Trek franchise.How do we know it today ? Hint (Related to Google)
Ans:Google Now
5.A X is a collection of Internet-connected programs communicating with other similar programs in order to perform tasks. The word X is a portmanteau of robot and network.What is X ?
6.Bloodline Club, a initiative for blood donation was launched by which famous Indian mobile operator?
Ans:Tata Docomo
7.It is a computer accessory that is used to assist in navigating or providing more precision when using touchscreens. It usually refers to a narrow elongated staff. What is it ?
8.Identify this logo
Ans:Microsoft OneNote
9.Revolution, Dolphin, Atlantis, Project Reality , Project Nitro, Oxygen and Project Cafe are all codenames used by which company ?
10.Which motion sensing input device, stems from early work on the EyeToy, a webcam-based controller for the PlayStation 2 conceived in 1999 and released in 2003 ?
Ans:Playstation Move
11.Who creates this game ?(not sure about image,don't know even image was given)
12.Which company changed its strategy in November 2009 by changing the question asked the users for status updates from "What are you doing?" to "What's Happening?" ?
13.What is the name of the Telecom & Telemetry services arm from GAIL (India) Limited, which if know for commercially leasing telecom services to telecom operators across India since 2001 ?
14.Identify this logo
15.On August 9,2012, English musician Ellie Goulding came out with a new music video for her song "Anything Could Happen". The video only contained fan submitted _______ _______ to represent words or lyrics from the song.Fill in the blanks
Ans: Photos using Instagram
16.Datacash, comes from which company ?
17.Identify the picture which uses a cryptography encoding(the name was erased)

 Ans:Morse Code
18. A Question was asked on NDP 

Friday, October 11, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Lucknow Prelims

Hi Friends here we are presenting the TCS IT Wiz 2013 Lucknow Prelims Questions.We have our sincere thanks and wishes to Varun Singh and Lovish Pandey, Winners of TCS IT Wiz 2013 Lucknow who  provided us the questions.

1.Business Warehouse, Business Objects software, Sybase mobile products and in memory computing appliance HANA are all products of which company ?
2.Identify this logo
3.Connect Imangi Studios , Brave and OZ
4.Which virus also known as max++ or sirefef is a Trojan horse that affects Microsoft windows operating system ?(Hint: Also known as ZAB)
Ans:Zero Access
5.Which motion sensing input device by Microsoft was codenamed in development as Project Natal ?
6.Identify this person

Ans:Ken Olsen
7.Google Glass is a wearable computer with an OHMD that is developed by Google. What is OHMD ?
Ans:Optical Head Mounted Display
8.On July 31, 2012 Bollywood Actress Kalki Koechlin launched which online shopping sites “Star N Style” feature ?
9.Founded in 1982 by Gary Hendrix with a National Science Foundation grant, this was originally focused on artificial intelligence related projects. Which antivirus maker is this ?
10.Intially Developed by Macromedia and then acquired by X, Flex was donated by X to the Apache Software Foundation in 2011. Who is X ?
11.In cryptography , CA is an entity that issues digital certificates. What is the full form of CA ?
Ans:Certificate Authority
12.Identify this logo
13.X is a microconsole running its own version of the Android operating system, developed by Boxer8. Julie Uhrman founded the project in 2012. Name X
14.X is an Indian direct-broadcast satellite service provider. It uses MPEG-2 digital compression technology, transmitting using NSS-6 Satellite at 95.0. ( Some information was given but it was a giveaway when giri announced that connect it with Shahrukh khan)
Ans:Dish TV
15.Identify the website
16.X and SETI are Developing a Space Cash System called X Galactic. The new initiative seeks to help lay the financial groundwork for the rapidly evolving field of commercial spaceflight. Identify X
17.He was an American Entrepreneur, marketer, inventor, founder and chairman who died on October 5 2011.Name the person.
Ans:Steve Jobs
18.Frank Beck and Bent Stumpe, engineers from CERN, developed a transparent ________ in the early 1970s and it was manufactured by CERN and put to use in 1973.This_________ was based on Bent Stumpe's work at a television factory in the early 1960s. Fill the blank
19.What was developed under the codename Boot to Gecko
Ans:Firefox OS

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Kochi Finals


1.Identify this person and device
Ans:Konrad Zuse & Z1
2.Which famous Indian is behind this technology
Ans:Pranav Mistry
3.A question on Larry Bird .. sm more info (I guess i don't wanna provide more info. U guys already know the answer)
4.Who came up with Noise Canceling ( an image was shown)
5.What links Pepsico, Apple, Inflexionpoint  and ?
Ans:John Sculley
6.What is the 'T' in Captcha stands for ?
Ans:Turin (as in Alan Turing)


1. Cisco + Alcatel Lucent + "Express Yourself"
2.One Date was given + Metro + Windows 8 app store logo
Ans:Windows 8
3.5 October 2011 + Sakshat + Android + QUAD
4.Walmart + Tumblr + Institute of Technology of Illinois
Ans:Marissa Mayer
5. 8 June 1955 + http:// + W3C
Ans:Tim Berners Lee
6.Dan Libby + Image of Ramanathan V Guha + 1999

 @ TCS

1.Known as the Marathon of 5 Burroughs .... [buzzer]
Ans:New York Marathon
2.He is currently the vice chairman at TCS . He is an adviser to the Prime Minister of country ...[buzzer]
Ans:S. Ramodorai
Ans:Global Network Delivery Model
4.Who among these iconic Indians has not been the chairman of TCS (J.R.D Tata , Nani Palkhivala ,Ratan Tata , F.C Kohli)
Ans:F.C Kohli


1.Image of Lars Rasmussen + Image of Pegman + Video of Waze
Ans:Google Maps
2.Image of Mr.Splashy Pants (old mascot of Reddit) + Image of Steve Huffman + A video
Ans:Reddit + Image of Jack Ma + A video
4.Image of Cher Wang + logo of Open Handset Alliance + An ad of HTC

Saturday, October 5, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Kochi Prelims

Hi Friends here we are presenting the TCS IT Wiz 2013 Kochi Prelims Questions.We have our sincere thanks and wishes to Kevin George, 2nd runner up to TCS IT Wiz 2013 Kochi who  provided us the questions.

1.The company has a rich heritage of many "firsts", including creating the first Microsoft-powered smartphone (2002) and the first Microsoft 3G phone (2005). Their first major product, one of the world's first touch-screen smartphones, appeared in 2000.Which is the company [ hint:Taiwanese Company]
2.Name the TCS initiative which uses mobile phones and sensor technology to give personalized advice to farmers
Ans: M-Krishi
3.Expand URL
Ans:Uniform Resource Locator
4.Identify this website devoted to reviews, information, and news of films
Ans:Rotten Tomatoes
5.The term was inspired by a story in Greek Mythology because the thing being talked about appears to perform a desirable function but instead facilitates unauthorized access to the users computer system.What is it ?
6.What was codenamed 'Fennec' ? [ gave little more info]
7.Which company did BSNL tie up with to come out with a range of tablets ? (Samsung , Pantel , Aakash)Ans:Pantel
8.This is the Game 'The Secret of Monkey Island'.Who creates it . [hint:it is a animation company which started making games] (different image)
Ans:Walt Disney
9.It is the online equivalent of a physical point of sale terminal located in most retail outlets. Paypal is one of the largest names in this sector. Name the product/technology[hint: Giri said about some arch .. something]
Ans:Payment Gateway
10.X is a Hungarian Company, producing a cloud-based (SaaS) presentation software and storytelling tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas.was officially established in 2009 by Adam Somlai-Fischer. What is X ?
Ans:Torch Browser
12.It is a "social cataloging " website founded in December 2006 and launched in January 2007 by Otis Chandler, a software engineer and entrepreneur, and Elizabeth Chandler. The website allows individuals to freely search their extensive database of books,annotations, and reviews. Name it (Bookmarks, Crossword,Goodreads)
14.This app has just been launched by Gurgaon based Founder & Vishal Sharma and is the first app in the world for instant hiring of autos. Name the app
15.Elwoods Edwards is an American voice over actor. He is best known for uttering a phrase which was also the name of a very successful Hollywood movie. What did he say ?
Ans:You've Got Mail
16.If 10 to the power 3 is Kilobyte . Then what is 10 to the power 24 [hint: it is extreme] (Picabyte, Petabyte , Yottabyte)
17.French word for 'courriel' . How do we know it ?
18.The iconic adoption of this keyboard combination has come from David Bradley, a designer of the Original IBM PC.It was chosen since it was nearly impossible to press this with one hand.What is the combination [hint: Bill Gates recently apologized about this]
19.Identify the logo
20. X is a navigation aid used in user interfaces. It allows users to keep track of their locations within programs or documents. The term comes from the trail  in a popular fairytale.[hint: It is used to track trails]