Saturday, August 31, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Pune Prelims

Hi Friends here we are presenting the TCS IT Wiz 2013 Pune Prelims Questions.We have our sincere thanks and wishes to Saurav Mahale, participant of TCS IT Wiz 2013 Pune who  provided us the questions.

1.Which celebrity became the first Indian to cross 1 million follower mark on Twitter ?
Ans:A R Rahman
2.Which site makes users copy another persons photos and put them on instagram as their own?
3.nexGTv is a mobile application,which  provides access to live TV channels and video on demand on handsets. This app allowed people to watch videos of one of the largest events in human history this year. Which event ?
Ans:Maha Kumbh Mela
4.Identify this CEO of a famous mobile company
Ans:Stephen Elop(Nokia)
5.Which famous company did  Sanjay Mehrotra form, headquartered at  Milpitas, california, this company produces what are today known as pendrives?
6.We all say Giga bye. Now this is 10 to power how much ?
7.In the world of books what is the full form of ISBN ?
Ans:International Standard Book Number
8.Identify this logo such that before the .ly a meaningful word is formed?
9.Identify this logo

10.Sometimes advertisements on the net have virus in them,that is you might think it is a genuine ad but in real it is a virus. identify this term.
Ans:Mal Advertising
11.TCS has been in the news due to its acquisition of a French Technology services company for over 75 million euro.Name the company?
12.In which famous indian directors memory did Google have this doodle.
Ans:Satyajit Ray
13.What is Samsung's answer to Siri ?
Ans: S Voice
14.In the domain extension .com what does com actually stands for ?
15.What is the full-form of the famous company AMD ?
Ans:Advanced Micro Devices
16.Today we have a better system of security on social networking sites other than usernames and passwords. Identify it.
 Ans:Dual Authentication
17.What is this device called: it was used to watch movies nearly 15-20 years back,it was big than todays CD roms?
18.What is Mozilla's online paying application called?
19.Mozilla and which famous Korean telecom giant is collaborating to produce Mozilla's next generation web browser SERVO?
20.Identify him . He is not very famous.But founder of a famous website
Ans:Eduardo Saverin (Facebook)

Friday, August 30, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Indore Prelims

1.The website was in the news recently. What is special about this website ?
Ans:First registered domain
2.Identify this logo
3.What does CSI stands for in the context of computer associations in India ?
Ans:Computer Society of India
4.Which company has been named as the official IT consulting partner of the New Your City race, the flagship NYC Half 2013 ?
5."Lean in: Women, work and the will to lead" is a book by Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of which company ?
6.PARAM YUVA II was inaugurated India's fastest supercomputer.Who created it
7.The name of this company can be roughly translated from Japanese to English as "Leave Luck to Heven". Name the company ?
8.Identify the game
Ans:Angry Birds Star Wars
9."The Human Network" is the advertising campaign of which global MNC ?
10.What is the full-form of SQL ?
Ans:Structured Query Language
11.Who is the chairman of TCS ?
Ans:Cyrus Mistry
12.Identify the game
13.Before its launch, companies wanting to get an IP address had to apply to APNIC (Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre).But by setting this up, ISPs in India will be able to purchase this IP addresses from it instead of buying from international agencies. What is being spoken about here ?
Ans:National Internet Registery
14.Identify this person
Ans:Reid Hoffman

Thursday, August 29, 2013

IT Quiz 125

1.Identify the logo
Ans:F Secure
2. X  is an action-adventure stealth video game series developed by the Danish company IO Interactive. The series is available on Microsoft Windows as well as several video game consoles, including the Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game series has since expanded into a novel  written by William C. Dietz. what is X ?
3.Samy (also known as JS.Spacehero) is a XSS worm that was designed to propagate across this social-networking site. At the time of release, it gained significant media attention.Samy Kamkar, the author of the worm, was raided by the United States Secret Service and Electronic Crimes Task Force in 2006, expanded from the USA PATRIOT Act, for releasing the worm.Which is the social networking site got affected by this worm ?
4.Identify this logo
5.X was started in 2003 in the bedroom of a then-15-year-old student from New York City named Christopher Poole, who posts as "moot".Prior to starting X, Poole had been a regular participant on the Something Awful forums.He intended X to be a place to discuss Japanese comics and anime, an American counterpart to the popular Japanese Futaba Channel imageboard.What is X ?
6.Identify the logo
7. X is a free and open source web content management framework based on PHP. It is released under the GNU General Public License. It can run on several web servers, such as Apache or IIS . X  was initially authored by Kasper Skårhøj in 1997.[6] It is now developed by two teams. The maintenance (versions 4.x, 6 and newer) tree's team leader is Oliver Hader. The development tree's team leader is Robert Lemke. What is X ?
8.X was founded in 2003 by Janus Friis from Denmark and X from Sweden. The Y software was developed by the Estonians Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, and Jaan Tallinn, together with Friis and X  The first public beta version was released on 29 August 2003.On 12 September 2005, eBay Inc. agreed to acquire  X . On 10 May 2011 ebay sold X to Microsoft Corporation. What is X and Y ?
Ans: X - Skype , Y- Niklas Zennström
9.Identify this logo
Ans:Konami10.The term PLOKTA essentially means pressing random keys in an attempt to get some response from a (computer) system.What does PLOKTA stands for ?
Ans:Press Lots Of Keys To Abort

Monday, August 26, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Bangalore Finals

                               DATA CLOUDS

1.Which tech giant helped Nokia manage with tech support Symbian OS for mobiles ?
2.How do we know it today ?
Ans: Router ( this is the first Interface Message Processor)
3.Which app created by UK teenager, Nick D'Aloisio has been acquired by Yahoo in a multi millions of pounds deal ?
4.Which company in 2013 launched a tablet named 'FonePad' ?
5.John Daniel, Jacques Barrett , John Tindall they collectively created something that is today made our internet experience come alive. What did they found ?
Ans:Optical Fibre
6.Which game series by Ubisoft has its latest version set in New England of 2012
Ans:Assasin's Creed

                             BIG DATA VISUALIZATION

Watch the video on Youtube - Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5

IT Quiz 124

1.Identify this logo
Ans:Sega Sammy
2.We heard about UTP cables. What does UTP stands for ?
Ans:Unshielded Twisted Pair
3.Identify this person
Ans:Chris Hughes
4.X is a website and over-the-top (OTT) subscription service offering ad-supported on-demand streaming video of TV shows, movies, webisodes and other new media, trailers, clips.The X venture was announced in March 2007 with AOL, MSN, Facebook, Comcast, Myspace and Yahoo! planned as "initial distribution partners". Jason Kilar was named the CEO in June 2007.The name X was chosen in late August 2007, when the website went live, with an announcement only and no content. It invited users to leave their email addresses for the upcoming beta test. What is X
5. X is a U.S.-based video-sharing website on which users can upload, share and view videos.It was founded by Jake Lodwick and Zach Klein in November 2004. They left the company in 2007and 2008 respectively. The name X was created by Lodwick and is a play on the word video, inserting the word "me" as a reference to the site's dedication to user-made video and is also an anagram of the word "movie". What is X ?
6.Identify the logo
Ans:Speak To Tweet
7.Yang Yuanqing is the current chief executive officer of which company ?
8.Identify him
Ans:Jonathan Mak Long (Steve Jobs Apple logo tribute)
9.'Exceed you vision' is the tagline of ?
10.Identify the logo
Ans:Google Compute Engine

Friday, August 23, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Coimbatore Prelims

Hi Friends here we are presenting the TCS IT Wiz 2013 Coimbatore Prelims Questions.We have our sincere thanks and wishes to Rakesh Siva and Prakash Reddy  who provided us the questions.

1.Who developed the first compiler for a programming language in 1952 ? Ans:Grace Murray Hopper
2.Canvas and Modu T are from which company ?
3.Newton was an operating system for PDA's from which company ?
4.Which gaming console was officially unveiled on MTV on May 12, 2005, with detailed launch and game information divulged later that month a the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) ?
Ans:Xbox 360  
5.Whose ad is this ?
6.This person is a former Google Entrepreneur but, now resigned that job and is working in Yahoo! as President and CEO. Identify
Ans:Marissa Mayer
7.Identify the logo
8.What does COBOL stands for ?
Ans:Common Business Oriented Language 
9.Identify this person
Ans:Vinod Dham
10.Webkit is from which famous recently released browser?
Ans: Google Chrome

11.'Whispernet' is a 3G network from which American multinational electronic company ?
12.Identify the company from the person
Ans:Facebook(Dustin Muzkovitz)
13.1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, Santa Clara country. What ?
14.Identify the game

Ans:Where is my Water
15.In the world of Gaming we have MMOSG. What does SG stands for ?
Ans:Social Gaming
16.Identify the company from this ad
17.Whose DTH signals are transmitted using MPEG-2 digital compression technology, from the satellite INSAT 4A at 83.0 degrees East ?
Ans: Tata Sky
18.In 2011 this thinker and creator reunited with Napster co-founder Shawn Fanning to create what ?

Thursday, August 22, 2013

IT Quiz 123

1. X was founded by Deb Roy and Michael Fleischman in 2008.X is a Cambridge, MA-based social TV analytics company that uses publicly available social media commentary from Twitter, Facebook and blogs to measure viewer engagement with television shows and ads at scale – historically a costly andcomplex problem for TV and marketing industries to solve.X was acquired by Twitter. What is X ?
Ans:Bluefin Labs
2.Identify the logo
3.Itwas initially developed at IBM by Donald D. Chamberlin and Raymond F. Boyce in the early 1970s.It was one of the first commercial languages for Edgar F. Codd's relational model, as described in his influential 1970 paper "A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks".Despite not entirely adhering to the relational model as described by Codd, it became the most widely used database language.What are we talking about ?
Ans:SQL(Structured Query Language)
4.Logo of ?
Ans:Plurk5.X was a content application and platform provided by Google that was an aggregator of content served by web feeds. It was created in early 2005 by Google engineer Chris Wetherell and launched on October 7, 2005, through Google Labs. X grew in popularity to support a number of apps which used it as a platform for serving news and information to people. Google closed X on July 1, 2013, citing declining use.What is X ?
Ans:Google Reader
6.Identify this person
Ans:Ben Silbermann ( founder of Pinterest)
7. What does HDMI stands for ?
Ans:High Definition Multimedia Interface
8.Identify the logo
Ans:Clojure (programming language)
9.Connect : Pre , Pixi , Treo , Centro
Ans:Palm ( All are smartphones from  Palm)
10.X has its origins in the earliest mainframe games of the 1960s and 1970s. The earliest ancestor of X was Jerimac Ratliff's Cube. The basic gameplay style became a popular segment of the puzzle game genre during the 1980s. What is X ?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

TCS IT Wiz 2013 Chennai Prelims

Hi Friends here we are presenting the TCS IT Wiz 2013 Chennai Prelims Questions.We have our sincere thanks and wishes to Siddharth Sivasubramanian, runner up of  TCS IT Wiz 2013 Chennai and Viswanath and Akhil participants of Chennai Edition for providing us the questions.

1.Yahoo has partnered with which company to help Yahoo mail users attach files easily and quickly ?
2.She is Eesha Khare. What did she do ?
Ans:Invented 20 second mobile charger
3.'Pulse' is a News Reader App acquired by Which tech giant ?
4.Expand GIF 
Ans:Graphical Interchange Format
5.Identify this person
 Ans:Krishnakumar Natarajan
6.Which company has recently launched the 'Cup of Coffee' campaign to demonstrate to small business owners how easy it is to built websites ?
7.It was originally released as a powertoy for the Tablet PC in 2002.The program is  a screen-capture tool that comes with Windows.How do we know it?
Ans:Snipping tool
8.Which international organization was founded in 1998 by Steve Linford to track email spammers and spam-related activity, was  in the news because of some serious spam attacks ?
Ans:The Spamhaus Project
9.Which Chinese search engine is developing a prototype digital eyewear similar to Google Glass ?
10.Ricoh Innovations Corporation (RIC), a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd, recently launched a mobile visual search platform which connects users with a variety of digital media by capturing an image. What is it called ?
11.Identify the logo
12.It is a group of similar binary-to-text encoding schemes that represent binary data in ASCII string format by translating it into a radix-64 representation. What is this called ?
13.Gameloft, a Paris based publisher and developer of games has tied up with this channel's digital arm to distribute their mobile games in India. Which one ?
Ans: Disney UTV

Ans:Free Software Foundation
15.Identify(not sure about the image)

16.What did he invent ?

Ans:Sumit Dagar created Braille Smartphone
17.A Carnegie Mellon computer professor is credited for creation of this.He thought it would help people on message board at Carnegie Mellon to distinguish serious posts from jokes.What did he create ?

Ans:Justdial (Amitabh Bachan is the brand ambassador , the phone no of Justdial)
19.In the context of the World Wide Web, X is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats. All modern web browsers include X features. X are called favorites or Internet shortcuts in Internet Explorer, and by virtue of that browser's large market share, these terms have been synonymous with X since the first browser war.
What is X ?
20.Which global company has partnered with small companies in India to build several technologies

Monday, August 19, 2013

IT Quiz 122

1.Identify the logo
2.The first one was in June 2004 when it was discovered that a company called Ojam had it in their mobile phone game Mosquito. In July 2004, Cabir, kick started the trend. What?
Ans:Virus Attack on Mobile Devices
3.We know that the mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbert. Which was first company to ship it commercially with a computer?
Ans:Xerox with Xerox Star 8010
4.Identify this person
Ans:Elon Musk
 Ans:Lance Armstrong (He designed ad for motorola , He drove for Astana ,  He co-owned the Team Radioshack , Lance Armstrong has struck back at the federal government's lawsuit, saying that U.S. Postal Service authorities were well aware of allegations that he was doping but did nothing to stop it because they benefited from it)
6.Identify the logo
Ans:News Corporation
7.The company was started as X  in 1921 by two brothers, Theodore and Milton Deutschmann, who wanted to provide equipment for the then-nascent field of amateur, or ham, radio. The brothers opened a one-store retail and mail-order operation in the heart of downtown Boston at 46 Brattle Street, near the site of the Boston Massacre. They chose the name "X" which was the term for a small, wooden structure that housed a ship's radio equipment.What's X ?
8. X was founded in 2000 by Faisal Farooqui as a platform for people to talk about their experience with products and brands. Soon, the website was flooded with reviews of restaurants, movies, FMCG goods, travel destinations, banks etc. The Indian blog reports that X pioneered the whole user-generated content space in India X has been featured in The Economic Times, Times of India, CNBC, NDTV, Star News, and almost all major news outlets in India.What is X ?
9.Identify the person
Ans:Thorsten Heins (CEO of Blackberry)
10.Pierre Nanterme is the CEO of ?

Thursday, August 15, 2013

IT Quiz 121

1.X was a company specializing in hardware design, software, and services for mobile computing devices. Its most notable product was the T-Mobile Sidekick (also known as X Hiptop), which was the first smartphone to capture the attention of pop culture celebrities and teenagers.The company was originally started Andy Rubin, Joe Britt, and Matt Hershenson . X was acquired by Microsoft on 11 February 2008. What is X ?
Ans:Danger Inc
2. Identify this logo
Ans:Wikitude3.X is a question answering-focused web search engine founded in 1996 by Garrett Gruener and David Warthen in Berkeley, California. The original software was implemented by Gary Chevsky from his own design.What's X ?
4.Expand EEPROM
Ans:Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
5.Identify this person
Ans:Matthew Inman(oatmeal)6.X is a photo messaging application developed by Stanford University students. Using the app, users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as "Snaps".What is X ?
7.Identify this person
Ans:David Canfield Smith(coined the term Icon)
8."Neighbor's Envy , Owner's Pride" is the tagline of ?
9.Identify her(she co-founded ning along with Marc Andreessen)
Ans:Gina Bianchini
10.Hanzpad range of tablet's are from which company ?

Monday, August 12, 2013

IT Quiz 120

1.Identify the logo
2.X is a Japanese verb meaning "to hit the target" .  It was a pioneer in arcade games, home video game consoles, and home computers. The company's products, such as Pong and the X 2600, helped define the electronic entertainment industry from the 1970s to the mid-1980s.What is X ?
3. X is a multiplayer Social network game created by Zynga.was the 2009 Webby Award People's Voice Winner in the Games category. X is available on several social networking sites and on the iPhone and Android phones.A sequel, X 2, was released in October 2011, and was shut down December 30, 2012. What's X ?
Ans:Mafia Wars
4.Identify the gadget and what's its significance ?
Ans:Mobira Senator ( First Nokia Mobile phone)
5.X written with Microsoft executive Nathan Myhrvold and journalist Peter Rinearson, was published in November 1995. It summarized the implications of the personal computing revolution and described a future profoundly changed by the arrival of a global information superhighway.What's X . and also who's the main author ?
Ans: The Road Ahead by Bill Gates
6.Identify this person

Ans:David Bradley(Three Finger Salute)
7.Whose slogan is "The front page of the Internet" ?
8.Identify the game
9.X is is a question-and-answer website created, edited and organized by its community of users. The company was founded in June 2009, and the website was made available to the public on June 21, 2010.X was co-founded by 2 former Facebook employees, Adam D'Angelo and Charlie Cheever. D'Angelo resigned from his position at Facebook in January 2010 to create X. What is X ?
Ans: Quora
10.What is the full form of IMPS ?
Ans:Interbank Mobile Payment Service