October 9, 2011

Tech Quiz 30

1.) This penguin character is the mascot of Linix Kernel. Name this penguin?
A: TUX

2.) We have independence day, republic day, science day etc. Like that, this day was first observed on 28 August 2004. Since 2006, it has been observing in the third saturday of September every year. What is significance of this day?
A: Software Freedom Day(SFD)

3.) Shelfari is a social cataloging website for books. Shelfari users build virtual bookshelves of the titles they own or have read, and can rate, review, tag, and discuss their books. Which company is offering this service?
A: AMAZON

4.) Which is the world's largest mobile operator with more than 600 million subscribers as of March 2011?
A: China Mobile

5.) What do you mean by Data archaeology?
A: It refers to the art and science of recovering computer data encrypted in now obsolete media or formats. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_archaeology

6.) "Patni Computer Systems " was it's former name. How do you know the company now?
A: iGATE Patni

7.) It was started in 1999 by 10 industry professionals who came from Cambridge Technology Partners, Lucent Technologies and Wipro. This company crossed USD 100 million in revenues in April 2006 & has been involved in the creation of Bluetooth technology and is an Associate Member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
A: Mind Tree Ltd.

8.) It is a technology introduced by Intel Corporation that uses NAND flash memory modules to reduce the time it takes for a computer to power up, access programs, and write data to the hard drive. During development, the technology was codenamed Robson. How do you know this technology?
A: Intel Turbo Memory

9.) This gaming console was known by the code name of "Revolution" until April 27, 2006, immediately prior to E3(Electronic Entertainment Expo). How this console is popular now?
A: Nintendo Wii

10.) It is the brand name of an LCD color display technology produced by Sharp Electronics. The technology utilizes a fourth color subpixel, yellow, in addition to the standard RGB color subpixels, which Sharp claims increases the range of displayable colors, and which may mimic more closely the way the brain processes color information. Name the technology?
A: Quattron

Answers added on 22-10-2011

7 comments:

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    1) Tux
    5) Recovering lost data?
    6) iGate
    8) Turbo Memory
    9) Wii
    10) Quattron

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