Sunday, April 7, 2013

IT Quiz 109

1.Name the statistician credited with coining two of the most often used words: ‘bit’ and ‘software’.
Ans:John Tuckey
2.Who originally designed the TrueType digital font format?
3.Who has used codenames such as Deschutes, Yamhill, Tualatin, and Clackamas?
4.Name the co-founder of Adobe after whom a hidden surface algorithm is named?
Ans:John Warnock
5.Wilber is the official mascot of…?
6.What is ‘Vishing’?
Ans:VoIP phishing
7.The name of Bruce Artwick is linked with the first successful virtual reality software application. What was it?
Ans:Flight Simulator
8.The original specifications for what was developed in 1994 by Jaap Haartsen and Sven Mattisson?
9.Which matrimonial Web site was promoted by Anupam Mittal and family?
10.Traditionally, a Web site with a .web extension will deal with what subject?
Ans:The WWW
11.Who developed the OSs Amoeba and Minix?
Ans:Andrew S. Tanenbaum.

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