Apple Inc.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

1.) What do you call half a byte? ( To audience)
A: Nibble
2.) It's a region of memory which is called a whole data location while data is being moved from one location to another location. What is it technically called?
A: Buffer
3.) Entities in the collection, are kept in order & he  principle operations  are usually , addition to this entity list it normally work in a FIFO ( First In First Out) structure?
A: Queue
4.) It is a better name by which the world knew the Intel x86  & the reason was it was made compatible with something else , hence this name?
5.) Xerox developed this between 1973 & 1975 in many way it redefines modern computing.?
6.) It was started as a research project at Telnor Telecom?
A: Opera
Q1) The current incarnation of this famous website is the result of a March 2000 merger between Confinity and Oct 2002 became a wholly owned subsidiary of ebay. Which famous website is this?
Ans: Paypal Inc.

Q2) Which company was founded in 1906 in Rochester , New York as The Haloid Photographic Company,which originally manufactured photographic paper and equipment.?

Q3) World’s largest producer of guided missiles .Established in 1922 the company reincorporated in 1928 & adopted its present name in 1959. What?(hint: and adopted its name by mixing an old French word with a greek meaning ‘ray of lights from the gods’?

Q4) Identify this person?(hint: known as the inventor of computer mouse)

Ans: Douglas Engelbart

Q5) Which company started as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation in 1928, with its first product being a battery eliminator?. It adopted its current name in 1930.
Ans: Motorola

Q6) Contrived acronym was coined in 2000 by Luis von Ahn, Manuel Blum, Nicholas J. Hopper, and John Langford? Carnegie Mellon University attempted to trademark the term, but the trademark application was abandoned on 21 April 2008. It requires the user to type letters or digits from a distorted image that appears on the screen.(picbrain said don’t give ans like Turing Test be specific only the term)

Q7) The term IPTV first appeared in 1995 with the founding of Precept Software by Judith Estrin and Bill Carrico. Precept developed an Internet video product named something which is the future of television.What am I describing? Ans:IPTV(Internet Protocol Television)

Q8) )What is defined as “Collection of duplicating original values stored elsewhere or computed earlier where the original data is inexpensive to fetch “?(pickbrain said its basically a type of memory)?
Ans:Cache memory

Q9)Identify the company from its logo?

Q10)Verizon Wireless has released a line of smartphones that go by a name which is a trademark of Lucasfilms Ltd. It It was involved in a lawsuit with Google with a very popular OS. Identify this series of smartphones?

Q11) Started in 1928, as AT&T's Western Electric division , established a division for the specific purpose of installing and servicing their loudspeakers and electronic products for motion picture use. Called "E.R.P.I." (Electrical Research Products, Inc.), it was purchased as part of a consent decree in 1936 by a group of E.R.P.I. executives, including George Carrington, Sr. and Mike Conrow. They changed the name to "All Technical Service Company". How do we know this company today?(pickbrain said see the question carefully it contains the answer itself)
Ans:Altac Lancing

Q12) Identify this creator of USB?

Ans:Ajay Bhatt

Q13) It is an easy to use Internet service that organizes information on the internet into a series of structured hierarchial menus . Its search engine is Veronica.(pickbrain said it was used by Jerry Yang for inventing the Yahoo database)(options given:archie/gopher/lycos)
Ans: Gopher

Q14) Originally developed by , John W. Backus in late 1953 submitted a proposal to his superiors at IBM to develop a more practical alternative to assembly language for programming their IBM 704 mainframe computer. Which famous programming language which was originally called “speedcoding”?

Q15) Which technology czar has committeed to put aside well over 10%of his wealth for philanthrophic issues . His foundation’s education venture include SSN educational Institute named after his father and is setting up Seven Vidyagyan schools in UP for rural students?
Ans:Shiv Nadar

Q16)Identify this nobel laurette?

Ans:Jack Kilby

Q17) The Fujifilm FinePix Real X cameras can take X-dimensional pictures using two lenses, and display them to the naked eye in X format .What is X?.(asked by putting a dash instead of x)
Ans:3 Dimensional

Q18) Lindon Labs headquartered in California launched in June 2003 . It was developed by Philip Rosedale, as a computer hardware allowing people to immerse in a virtual world. In its earliest form, the company struggled to produce a commercial version of the hardware, known as "The Rig", which was realized in prototype form as a clunky steel contraption with computer monitors worn on shoulders.What is this famous in virtual world?
Ans:Second Life

Q19)What is the mascot of Java mascot called?
Ans:Duke the duck

Q20)Identify the logo?

Ans: Blu-Ray Disk

New questions....

1.) In 1999, " The Old Man and the Sea " became the first film in the world to appear in what format?

2.) What does the last two "e" of "IEEE" stands for?
A: Electronic Engineers ( IEEE=Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers.) 3.) In 1992, Bell South & a gigantic  company came up with Simon, the first ever smart phone in world. Which is the other company?
4.) Identify the person who is the co-founder, present CEO & President of Sandisk Corporation?
A: Sanjay Mehrotra
5.) "GO" is a hand held game console from whom?
A: Sony
6.) Microsoft realised very early that e books on the windows platform would be  a big thing. They created a free downloadable  software to help you browse the e-books on windows based devices. What is it called?
A: Reader
7.) What is the full form of PCB as in " PCB Boards"?
A: Printed Circuit Board
8.) Which inventor & mathematician is this?

A: Blaise Pascal
9.) DC Comics has tied up with which electronic giant to create their super hero universe, this is for the MMO games platforms, whose is their partner?
A: Sony
10.) Which technology giant run the campign " Life without Walls"?
A: Microsoft (for Windows)
11.) Which company came out with the 'Zune' range of media player?
A: Microsoft
12.) Which company is making this wrist watch
A: Nike
13.) It was a huge file sharing service, a P2P  which has to to stop services for leaking the song " I disappear" before the official release of the song. Which is the P2P service mentioned?
A: Napster
14.) Phaneesh Murthy is the chairman of which software company that recently took over Patni computers?
15.) Which was the first restaurant chain to start online services as a trial way back in 1999 at University of California?
A: Pizza hut
16.) Identify the logo?
 A: Baidu
17.) It is a device used to forward data packets to the appropriate parts of a computer network. What is the device?
A: Router
18.) Which Hindi Daily today has partnered with Yahoo India & to promote the content in Hindi for Yahoo India.?
A: Jagran
19.) Sony along with which other company develops Internet TV for Google. This company is better known for providing keyboards, mouse etc...?
A: Logitech
20.) Identify this person who is known as the father of logic?
 A: George Boole

Friday, 18 November 2011

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

12/2004 - Which of the below does not have the ability to allow a user to communicate with another computer?
1. Network Card
2. Serial Port
3. VGA Port
4. Modem

11/2004 - Which of the below is not a type of live communication?
1. Chat
2. E-mail
3. Instant Messaging
4. IRC

10/2004 - Which of the below is an input device?
1. Monitor
2. Printer
3. Scanner
4. Speakers

10/2004 - Which of the below is an input device?
1. Monitor
2. Printer
3. Scanner
4. Speakers

9/2004 - Which of the below is not related to power?
1. PIO
2. Surge
3. UPS
4. VRM

8/2004 - Which of the below is not a type of DVD drive?
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number one. DVD-RW, DVD+RW, and DVD-RAM are all types of DVD drives.

7/2004 - How many pins is an IDE/EIDE connector?
1. 20-pin
2. 25-pin
3. 40-pin
4. 50-pin
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number three. The  IDE/EIDE connector is a forty-pin connector and is is one of the most widely used type of connectors used on IBM compatible computers.

6/2004 - Which of the below is related to memory?
1. PS
 2. DSP
3. Flops
4. Cache
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number four. Cache is related to memory while all other definitions are not. See the following definitions for additional information about each of these terms: PS, DSP, Flops, and Cache.

5/2004 - Which of the following is not related to computer video.
1. DirectX
2. AC-3
3. GeForce
4. OpenGL
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number two. AC-3 is related to sound and not computer video. See any of the following definitions for additional information about each of these terms: DirectX, AC-3, GeForce, and OpenGL.

4/2004 - How many keys are there on the majority of the standard US keyboard today?
1. 100
2. 102
3. 104
4. 106
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number three. Although many US computer keyboards also have 101 keys, with the advent of the 104-key keyboard with the Microsoft Windows keys, most computers are using a 104-key keyboard.

 3/2004 - Which of the following is not related to chat?
1. IRC
2. IM
3. Op
4. AutoPlay
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number four.

2/2004 - Which of the following is not considered a super user?
1. Admin
2. Agent
3. Op
4. Root
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number two.

1/2004 - Which of the below commands displays the time on most Linux and Unix computers?
1. time
2. date
3. timex
4. now
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number two. The time command is used to time a command and not display the time. To display the time and date, users must use the date command. Users who may come from an MS-DOS environment may have difficulties with this little difference at first.

7/2003 - Which of the following is not a search engine?
1. Google
2. Zeal
3. Amazon
4. Hotbot
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number three. Although Amazon is a real site, it is not a search engine.

6/2003 - How many bits in a byte?
1. 1
2. 2
3. 4
4. 8
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number four. There are eight bits in a byte.

5/2003 - Which Linux command sets a file's permission?
1. attrib
2. chmod
3. properties
4. rights
The correct answer for this month's quiz is number two.


Thursday, 11 August 2011

08-10-2000 Quiz

08-10-2000 - What Linux command displays the last part of a file without editing it?
1. end
2. foot
3. last
4. tail
08-10-2000- What IRQ does COM1 commonly use?
1. 1
2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
08-10-2000 - HTML Tags are case sensitive.
1. True
2. False
08-10-2000 - In Perl, what does a scalar variable always begin with?
1. @
2. #
3. $
4. %
08-10-2000 - What is the maximum characters Linux supports in its filenames?
1. 8
2. 128
3. 256
4. Unlimited
08-10-2000 - Who famously said "640K ought to be enough for anybody."
08-10-2000 - A DNS translates a domain name into what?
1. Binary
2. Hex
3. IP
4. URL
08-10-2000 - What port is SMTP commonly on?
1. 21
2. 23
3. 25
4. 80
08-10-2000- Which of the below is not an iPhone 4 feature
08-10-2000 - What is SSL short for?
08-10-2000 - Which of the below has the most capacity?
1. 100GB
2. 100KB
3. 100MB
4. 100TB
08-10-2000 - When was the first e-mail sent?
1. 1963
2. 1969
3. 1971
4. 1974
08-10-2000 - Which of the below is not a type of computer battery?
3. Li-ion
4. NiMH
08-10-2000 - Which network protocol is used to send e-mail?
1. FTP
2. SSH
3. POP3
08-10-2000 - What type of memory is volatile
1. Cache
2. Hard drive
3. RAM
4. ROM
08-10-2000- What is the input device primarily used with a PDA?
1. keyboard
2. mouse
3. scanner
4. stylus
08-10-2000- What command is most likely to log you out of an FTP command line?
1. bye
2. end
3. logoff
4. logout
08-10-2000- What is Apache?
1. browser
2. computer
3. operating system
4. web server
08-10-2000- Which of the below is not related to the Internet and web development?
1. DOS
3. Java
4. PHP
08-10-2000- Which of the below options is not an iPod Apple has released?
1. iPod Mini
2. iPod Nano
3. iPod Shuffle
4. iPod Vision
08-10-2000- Which of the below power line issues can cause problems with your computer?
1. Line sag
2. Line surge
3. Line noise
4. All of the above
08-10-2000- Where are the device drivers settings for Microsoft Windows stored?
4. Registry
08-10-2000- Which of the below options is a type of connector used with a CD-ROM or other disc drive?
1. DB-15
2. Molex
3. PS/2
4. RJ-11
08-10-2000- What is the name of the section of Microsoft Windows shown in the below picture?

1. Quick Launch
2. Notification area
3. Taskbar
4. Time
08-10-2000- Who was one of the original founders for the Intel corporation?
1. Bill Gates
2. Jerry Yang
3. Gordon E. Moore
4. Sergey Brin
08-10-2000- Which of the below versions of Windows was the first to be released after Windows 98?
1. Windows 99
2. Windows 2000
3. Windows ME
4. Windows XP