CORE ’09
Junior Quiz Prelims
Q1. What is the original name of the Japanese telecom company it has recently
collaborated with a major Indian Company?
NTT Docomo
Q2. What category of web service is twitter known for? (Specific term)
Microblogging
Q3. There is an upcoming product from Microsoft codenamed “Photon”. Name the
product
Windows Mobile 7
Q4. The company belongs to the ‘Land of the Vikings’ (Hint: Europe). Name it.
Nokia
Q5. McTavish/Price vs. Zakhaev/Al Asad. What am I talking about?
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Q6. Headquartered at Murray Hill, New Jersey, the company was previously the R&D
organization of AT&T. Name the company.
Bell Labs
Q7. Began life as a short venture called Control Video Corporation, it was later
renamed Quantum Computer Services. Now known by another name, its current
CEO is Tim Armstrong. Name the company.
AOL
Q8. Also known Lynx, it is one of the most widely used standards for transferring
Digital Video (DV) from the camcorders which do not have an optical storage disc.
Name the standard.
FireWire
Q9. Chelsea F.C., PETRONAS towers, three stars. What am I talking about?
Samsung
Q10. Pakoru is a Japanese word, what originated from this word?
Pacman
Q11. What does the .mil domain name refer to?
Military
Q12. Mobile phone numbers in India no longer have to begin with a ‘9’. Another
Digit has been introduced. Which one? (Hint: Reliance has begun rolling out numbers
with this digit.)
‘8’
Q13. It is responsible for up to 27-55% of all internet traffic. It is also highly criticized by MPAA and other organisations for promoting transmission of copyright material.
BitTorrent
Q14. What is a Yahoo! Booter?
A Yahoo Booter is a software/program that is used to send packets codings to a
friends’ Yahoo! Messenger, and since these codings can’t be understood by the
messenger, it hangs itself, and in some cases, hangs the PC as well, and thus, the
friend is disconnected from the messenger.
Q15. Identify him. (Think Bits)
John Tukey
Q16.Expand
a) AMOLED – Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode
b) CDC – Control Data Corporation
c) TOS – Terms Of Service
d) VRML – Virtual Reality Modelling Language

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