Published on November 10, 2014
This is a high question solved book by TCS
1. TCS IT Wiz 2013 Inter-School IT Quiz
2. This book belongs to published by Name: School: 2013
3. 2013 Research Giri ‘Pickbrain’ Balasubramaniam Lloyd Saldahna Dr. Ashish Tripathi Research Support Team Quizbrain.com Design Anand Tirumalai For queries & feedback related to the book, contact: Quizbrain Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore 560 076. India. Email: [email protected] About Quizbrain.com The TCS ITWiz quiz book is researched by team Quizbrain. We are delighted to share with you, the launch of Quizbrain, a comprehensive quiz based knowledge enhancement portal targeted at the youth of this world. The objective of the portal is to create fun learning platforms and to help continuous learning on a real time basis in a rapidly changing world. The larger objective is to connect with the school children and youth across the world in a meaningful manner. Quizbrain was originally launched in the year 2000 and became the first dedicated quizzing portal in the world. Quizbrain also had the distinction of being the world’s first ISO certified portal. The team behind quizbrain is Greycaps, one of the largest quizzing and knowledge services companies in the world. Greycaps are also known for creating the popular Global Awareness Program, also known as GAP, in schools across India. This is a unique GK program built into the school timetable. Greycaps has been associated with Tata Consultancy Services since 1999 when the IT Quiz was launched.
4. “School students today are gaining greater online access with more affordable bandwidth and smart devices on offer. They are an ultra-connected generation, using the power of the internet for education as well as collaborating through social networks and building virtual communities. As significant employers of India’s talented youth, it is important for us to understand these social and digital trends to create engaging careers for this generation.” N. Chandrasekaran, CEO & MD, Tata Consultancy Services
5. CCoontteentt Cryptology Puzzlet Answers 01 11 27 33 39 Quick Basic Cryp Puzz Ans Bytes Visuals tology let wers
6. Quick Bytes Page 1
7. Quick Bytes Page 2 1. How does the world now know “Project Jupiter”? Quick Bytes iPad 2 Galaxy 4 Windows 8 Raiden Scorpion Vinod Dham Fred Terman Leopard 2. Darrius, Mokap and Reiko are well known characters from which game series? Mortal Kombat 3. If “Only the Paranoid Survive” is a book written by Andy Grove, who wrote “High Output Management”? Andrew Grove 4. Spotlight, is a desktop-search technology that promises to let people search their hard drive like they search the net, is available in which OS from Apple. Tiger Panther Jajah 5. Entrepreneurs Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis who founded the peer-to-peer file sharing application Kazaa also founded a proprietary Internet telephony application. Name it. 6. If Intel home entertainment PCs are called Viiv, 'Live' is a product from whom? Lycos Skype AMD Samsung IBM
8. Quick Bytes Page 3 PS 4 WII Xbox 360 Wikipedia Britannica Infoplease Microsoft Roxio Mozilla Web 2.0 Beta Version Y2K Half Life 7. Marvel Enterprises, owner of Spider- Man, Fantastic four etc. has entered into a deal with which gaming console for its characters to feature in? 8. Gollum is a browser for fast and eye friendly browsing through which free encyclopedia website? 9. Napster's brand and logos were acquired at a bankruptcy auction by which company and used them to rebrand the pressplay music service as Napster 2.0? 10. It was a phrase coined by O'Reilly Media in 2003 and popularized at a conference in 2004. What are we talking about? 11. Due to a rage for particular games from the mid-1990s the first-person shooters are often known simply as_______? 12. The editors of the New Oxford American Dictionary have defined which term as "a digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the Internet for downloading to a personal audio player"? Doom Doom Colones Blogging Image Boards Podcasting
9. Quick Bytes Page 4 Zii Wii Xii Bit Torrent Mega Upload m Torrent AMD Intel Cirrus Prince of Persia Age of Empires Mario Dell 13. According to the Nintendo Style Guide, the name "is simply______, not Nintendo _______."Fill in the blank? 14. Which famous communications protocol was designed in April 2001, implemented and first released on 2 July 2001 by programmer Bram Cohen. Which one? 15. Fusion is the codename for a future next-generation microprocessor design and a product of the merger between whom and ATI? 16. Which game, developed by Jordan Mechner in 1989, found itself being first launched on the Apple II computer before it went on to the other gaming platforms? 17. “For Those Who Do” is the punchline of which famous laptop maker? 18. The physical configuration of a network that determines how the network's computers are connected. Common configurations include the bus, star, and ring. What are we talking about? Lenovo Sony Cosmology Osmology Topology
10. Quick Bytes Page 5 Tensor Boolean Sigma IBM TCS Accenture Solitaire Hearts Minesweeper Help Assistants Help Files Search MAC OS 7.5 19. Logic operations in the ALU involve ______ logic: AND, OR, XOR and NOT. Fill in the blanks. 20. Deltamatic, Panamac, Pars & Sabre are all airline ticket reservation software developed by which IT giant? 21. What famous game was developed by Wes Cherry for Microsoft? 22. Clip it, The Dot, F1, Mother Nature, Genius, Rocky, and Links. Who are all these in the world of Microsoft? 24. Microsoft Entourage is an Email Client & Personal Information Manager developed by Microsoft for which OS? 23. What is the process of locating the noncontiguous parts of data into which a computer file may be divided and rearranging these parts and restoring them into fewer or into the whole file? MAC OS 8.0 MAC OS 8.5 Defragmenting Rearranging Decoding
11. Quick Bytes Page 6 Real Player Windows Media Player VLC Player Groupon Zappos PayPal Motherboard Sisterboard Daughterboard DreamCast Wii Playstation System Memory 25. Which media player uses the .ra, .rv & .rm file extensions as its proprietary formats? 26. Who competed with Billpoint a subsidiary of Ebay to be the premium payment gateway, until it was taken over by Ebay? 27. What is the name given to the main circuit board on which chips are mounted on a Personal Computer? 28. What name did Sega give to its video game console that was the successor to the Sega Saturn? 29. What one word defines “Collection of data duplicating original values stored elsewhere or computed earlier, where the original data is expensive to fetch”? 30. The UMD is an optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on the PlayStation Portable. Expand UMD. Cache Memory Random Memory Universal Media Disc Universal Memory Disc United Media Disc
12. Page 7 Leaf Stem Root Nano Technology File System New Technology Fat System Near Field Communication New File Copying Near File Copying Thin Film Transistor Thermal Free Transistor Thermal Film Transistor Internet Protocol Television 31. What is the last node of a tree in database management called? 32. Expand NTFS as in the file system. 33. Expand NFC 34. We all have heard of TFT monitors what is TFT? 35. Expand IPTV. 36. If iPod is to apple HD5 is to whom? Internet Process Television Internet Prototype Television Samsung 37. If Toshiba makes Satellite laptops, who makes the Inspiron range? Sharp Sony Lenovo 38. Which entity's origins lie in the podcasting company 'Odeo' that morphed into Obviouscorp? Quick Bytes New Technology File System Dell Toshiba Twitter Orkut ibibo
13. Quick Bytes Page 8 Zero Control RAM Zero Capacitor RAM Zillion Capacitor RAM Oracle Apple Microsoft Screen Webcam Projector Personal Office Protocol Post Office Protocol Premium Office Protocol Tim Berness Lee 39. We all have heard of the RAM, what is Z – RAM? 40. Libre Office is Creation of which software major? 41. What is iSight from Apple? 42. Expand POP? 44. Who coined the term SOFTWARE? 45. What is a non-volatile computer memory that can be electrically erased and reprogrammed, and this technology is primarily used in memory cards, USB drives? Flash Memory 43. What does the term DSL in Dishnet- DSL stand for? Data Subscriber Line Digital Subscriber Line Duplicate Subscriber Line John Tuckey Charles Babbage Random Memory Cache Memory
15. Quick Bytes Page 10 Blackberry HCL Apple Shawn Fanning Mark Zuckerberg Sean Parker MS Kinect MS Xbox MS Office Andy Rubin Bram Cohen Larry Page Thinkpad 54. Playbook is a tablet product from which mobile company? 55. Who connects Napster, Plaxo, Facebook, Spotify, Vortizen and Airtime? 56. Which MS project had a working title called Project Natal? 57. Who is widely considered as the Father of Android? 59. Name the laptop modelled after Japanese Bento boxes. 60. How do we know the wide area network created in 1969 funded by Advanced Research Projects Agency? ARPANET 58. Which product was developed at Stanford Research Institute and later incorporated into iPhone 4s? Siri Passbook Tomtom Ideapad Playbook CDAC CIA
16. Basic Visuals Page 11
17. Basic Visuals 1. With which company would you associate this logo? 2. Identify this person? Page 12
18. Basic Visuals Page 13 3. Identify this Game? 4. Identify the Company?
19. Basic Visuals 5. Identify this Company? 6. Identify this Person? Page 14
20. Basic Visuals 7. Identify this Company? 8. Identify this Person? Page 15
21. Basic Visuals Page 16 9. Identify this Person? 10. Identify this Logo?
22. Basic Visuals Page 17 11. Identify this Logo? 12. Identify this Person?
23. Basic Visuals 13. Identify this Company? 14. Identify this Product? Page 18
24. Basic Visuals 15. Identify this Person? 16. Identify this Person? Page 19
25. Basic Visuals Page 20 17. Identify this Game? 18. Identify this Person?
26. Basic Visuals 19. Identify this Company? 20. Identify this Game? Page 19
27. Basic Visuals Page 22 21. Identify this Game? 22. Identify this Logo?
28. Basic Visuals 23. Identify this Company? 24. Identify this Company? Page 23
29. Basic Visuals Page 24 25. Identify this Logo? 26. Identify this Logo?
30. Basic Visuals 27. Identify this Company? 28. Identify this Logo? Page 25
31. Basic Visuals Page 26 29. Identify this Logo? 30. Identify this Game?
32. Cryptology Page 27
33. Cryptology 1. With which media player would you associate Justin Frankel, Dmitry Boldyrev, and Shiva Ayyadurai? 5. Chomp, the app search and discovery company is a part of which giant? 6. What was founded in 2007 by MIT graduates Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, as a Y Combinator startup company? 7. Which electronics major was founded by James Bullough Lansing in 1946? 8. Which are the first and only smart phones to give you legendary Beats Audio sound, customized Beats by Dr. Dre headphones also come in with some devices from them? 9. Admob, Double Click and Motorola Mobility are whose subsidiaries? 2. Universal Serial Bus was created by ______________. 3. Only commercial web browser available for the Nintendo DS and Wii gaming systems? 4. The full name of the company is Cowpland Research Laboratories. It was founded by Michael Cowpland in 1985. Company? 8. “Me” range of laptops are from which company? Page 28 Down Across 1
34. 1. Grace Hopper wrote the first ______in 1952. 5. Which application was created by a company started by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger? 7. What term is used to describe a type of digital media consisting of an episodic series of audio files that can be downloaded or streamed online to a computer or mobile device? 8. LaCie (2012), Maxtor (May 2006), Conner Peripherals (1996) & CDC's Imprimis division (1989) are all acquisitions of which company? 9. The Wii is a home video game console released by which company on November 19, 2006? Cryptology 2. Newton OS was the operating system for what type of devices from Apple? 3. Marc Ewing and Bob Young together co-founded which famous company? 4. Which brand gets its name from Japanese meaning “mountain leaves”? 5. Which company started in Chicago, Illinois as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation in 1928, with its first product being a battery eliminator? 8. AIBO the Artificial Intelligence Robot, was one of several types of robotic pets designed and manufactured by which company? Page 29 Down Across 2
35. 1. Class of text editors whose development began in the mid-1970s at MIT. 6. First digital graphical game to run on a computer and was written by Alexander Douglas in 1952. 7. A search engine for Web video, based in San Francisco and operated by AOL, it was founded in 2004 by Timothy Tuttle and Adam Beguelin. 9. Coding scheme for representing various writing systems of India. It encodes the main Indic scripts and a Roman transliteration 10. Steve Kirkendall developed this text editor and resembles the Unix text editor “vi” 2. It was founded when Toshio Lue used a defunct plant to manufacture bicycle generator lamps. The company was incorporated in 1950. 3. Google's social networking site. 4. A cancelled Microsoft project to develop a Wi-Fi Internet-enabled portable toilet in 2003. 5. A strategy game for the PC, The player controls a number of diminutives, goblinoid creatures made of baked clay. 8. A specialized term appropriately applied to small magazines and newsletters distributed by any electronic method, for example, by electronic mail. Page 30 Down Across 3 Cryptology
36. Cryptology 2. Small application that performs one specific task, sometimes running within the context of a larger program. The word was first used in 1993. 4. Originally developed by Larry Wall in 1987 as a general-purpose Unix scripting language to make report processing easier. 5. A graphical web browser developed by Apple and included as part of the Mac OS X operating system. First released in 2003. 8. The eighth most common element in the universe by mass, but very rarely occurs as the pure free element in nature, its atomic number is 14. 9. A vector graphics editor whose latest version, named X5 was released in February 2010. 1. Protocol designed for distributing, searching, and retrieving documents over the Internet. Predecessor, and later an alternative to the World Wide Web. 2. A parameter used in artificial intelligence to specify how much weight will be given to new information. An alpha value might be expressed in the range between 0 and 1. 3. A device that converts one type of energy to another. 6. Founded in 1968 as Integrated Electronics Corporation. 7. A piece of text stored on a user's computer by their web browser that can be used for authentication, the identifier for a server-based session, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data Page 31 Down Across 4
37. 2. Founded in 1983 as Bell Atlantic Corporation split from AT&T Co. 5. Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde 7. Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes were the three of the four founders of this in 2004. 10. Developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) released the browser in 1993. 1. Lady Gaga is the creative director of which photography company. 3. The format was originally created in 1989 by Phil Katz. 4. panda.org is their official website. 6. Center for Office Automation, Information Technology and Telecommunication. 8. A Hawaiian word meaning smart or intelligent, this company was founded in 1998 by Tom Leighton, Daniel Lewin, Preetish Nijhawan, Jonathan Seelig and Randall Kaplan. 9. Digital video recorder introduced in 1999, developed by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay. Page 32 Down Across 5 Cryptology
38. Puzzlet Page 33
39. Puzzlet 1. Developed and maintained by an open community of developers, it was initially released in 1995. It is a web server software notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web. 2. It is a proprietary open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices with high levels of security. Created by Ericsson in 1994 3. It is a network of millions of networks and “information superhighway” was a popular term for it. 4. A 2006 film starring Harrison Ford as Jack Stanfield, a security expert at a bank faced with a corporate merger and the offer of a new job. Page 34
40. Puzzlet 5. A special effect in motion pictures and animations that changes one image into another through a seamless transition 6. Developed at Xerox PARC in California between 1973 and 1975. It was inspired by ALOHAnet. 7. Invented in 1949 by Alfred Gross to connect doctors with their patients in New York City. 8. A device that is connected to a computer to allow access to wireless broadband or use of protected software. Page 35
41. 9. Tegra for mobile devices, Tesla for supercomputing and nForce are products from this company. 10. Device or computer program capable of encoding and/or decoding a digital data stream or signal 11. A world of free apps on any phone is their tagline. Identify this portal recently acquired by Facebook. 12. Began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, acquired by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 1986 and was finally bought by The Walt Page 36 Disney Company in 2006. Puzzlet
42. Puzzlet 13. John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William Shockley made significant contributions to the development of this. John Pierce coined the term. 14. A computer network administration utility used to test the reachability of a host on an Internet Protocol (IP) network and to measure the round-trip time for messages sent from the originating host to a destination computer. 15. UNIX operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems, initially released in 1992. 16. It was established on 24 June 1998 as a partnership between Ericsson, Nokia, Motorola, and Psion to exploit the convergence between PDAs and mobile phones. Page 37
43. 17. A being with both biological and artificial parts. 18. Name derived from The IBM Mathematical Formula Translating System and developed in the 1950's 19. It was released by Justin Frankel in 1997. 20. A subsidiary of Amazon.com that is known for its toolbar that once installed collects data on browsing behavior which is transmitted to the website and is the basis for the company's web traffic reporting. Page 38 Puzzlet
44. Answers Page 39
46. 1. Avast Antivirus 2. Carl-Icahn 3. Temple Run 4. Ericsson 5. Bell 6. Marissa Mayer 7. Gnome 3 8. Gordon Moore 9. Roy Reed 10. ICQ 11. WIFI 12. Larry Ellison 13. Kyocera 14. Apple TV 15. Pascal 1. 16. Lucent Technologies 17. Halo 18. Meg Whitman 19. Trend Micro 20. Prince of Persia 21. Minesweeper 22. The Pirate Bay 23. IBM 24. Nortel 25. Dolby Digital 26. Google Hangouts 27. AOL 28. Java 29. Sandisk 30. Croods Answers Basic Visuals Cryptology Page 41
47. Answers Cryptology 2. 3. Page 42
48. Cryptology 4. 5. Page 43 Answers
49. Puzzlet Answers Page 44 1. Apache 2. BlueTooth 3. Internet 4. Firewall 5. Morphing 6. Ethernet 7. Pager 8. Dongle 9. Nvidia 10. Codec 11. Snaptu 12. Pixar 13. Transistor 14. Ping 15. Solaris 16. Symbian 17. Cyborg 18. Fortran 19. Winamp 20. Alexa
50. Winners TCS IT Wiz 2013 UAE Edition Arpit Raorane & Manas George, Indian High School Dubai Winners TCS IT Wiz 2012 India Prempal Singh and Arnav Sharma, New Era Public School
51. I I I I Ahmedabad Bangalore Bhubaneswar Chennai Coimbatore Delhi Hyderabad Indore Kochi Kolkata Lucknow Mumbai Nagpur Pune UAE I I I I I I I I