Sunday, January 07, 2007

Tech Quiz 1

Few trivia questions from VP :
1)In 1938 DAVE PACKARD and BILL HEWLETT released theirfirst product called a RESISTANCE-CAPACITY AUDIOOSCILLATOR which tests sound equipment.Name the famoushollywood legend who bought the product for his movie?WALT DISNEY FOR "FANTASIA".
2)Which indian created the first anti-virusprogram RED ALERT ?NEVILLE BULSARA
3) How do we better know the COMPUTER TABULATINGRECORDING COMPANY, which was formed by the merger ofThe Tabulating Company ,The Computing Scale Companyand The International Time Recording Company. IBM
4) In word processing ,what are WIDOW and ORPHAN?WIDOW - THE LAST LINE IN A PAGE THAT JUMPS INTO NEXT.ORPHAN - THE FIRST LINE OF A PARAGRAPH WHICH IS LEFTBY THE REST OF PARAGRAPH AFTER SWITCHING TO NEW PAGE.
5)IBM 1620 HAD AN ACRONYM "CADET".CAN'T ADD DOESN'T EVEN TRY.
6)What gets fabricated at the Halifa design lab,israel?INTEL CHIPS
7) The Silicon Valley companies have invested millionsof dollars in offshore companies worldwide.Out ofthem,India is at the top,name the second place? IRELAND (Supposed to be the next upcoming SiliconValley)
8) Who are collectively referred to as Mark,Clark &Bark? NETSCAPE co-founders : Mark Andreeson,James Clarkand Jim Barksdale
9) This product from TI India has been universally accepted as a pioneer in its field.Name the product aswell as the field. "Ankoor" the first DSP (digital signal processor) on chip.
10) A sitter, What does CE, in Windows CE stand for? CONSUMER ELECTRONICS
11) Complete the following sequence Abracadabra, Cadabra, Cadaver : These were the names toyedwith before arriving at NAPSTER.

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