ACCESS 2006 JUNIOR QUIZ PRELIMS.

Access 2006 Junior Quiz Prelims
Venue: Modern School, Barakhamba Road
Date: 21st December, 2006

1. GUI – Graphical User Interface

2. TCP / IP – Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol

3. BIOS – Basic Input Output Services

4. RAM – Random Access Memory

5. GNU – GNU is Not Unix

6. Which company makes the Wii gaming console?
-Nintendo

7. Who is the creator of the Linux operating system?
-Linus Torvalds

8. What is the name of the world's fastest computer?
-Blue Gene / L

9. What is the HTTP status code for 'not found'?
-404

10. What is the Mozilla Foundation's email client called?
-Thunderbird

11. A major GPU-maker recently merged with AMD. What is its name?
-ATI

12. Of which game is Counter Strike a mod?
-Half Life

13. Name one of the co-founders of Google.
-Larry Page / Sergey Brin

14. What is the name of the language commonly used for creating a web page?
-HTML

15. Which company did Google recently acquire for $1.65 billion?
-YouTube

16. Who started Microsoft with Bill Gates?
-Paul Allen

17. Which is the world's most popular web browser?
-Internet Explorer

18. How many bits are there in a nibble?
-4

19. Which language is the Linux kernel written in?
-C

20. What does VNC do?
-Allows file sharing over networks

21. Who created both Winamp and Gnutella?
-Justin Frankel

22. Who replaced Steve Jobs as the head of Apple in the 80s?
-John Sculley

23. Name the group responsible for hacking into the Bhabha Atomic Research
Centre in 1998?
-Milworm

24. Name the author of '2001 : A Space Odyssey' and the director of the
corresponding movie.
-Arthur C Clarke; and Stanley Kubrick, respectively

25. What is the maximum data rate of the 802.11g standard?
-54 Mbps

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