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Vittal Pai

Vittal Pai

Vittal Pai is a web designer, quizzer, tech enthusiast, coder, app developer from Tiptur, currently working as Software Engineer at IBM India Software Labs in Bangalore. His achievements includes – Finding a BUG in famous Social Networking website Facebook, being selected as Microsoft Student Partner, Student representative of Microsoft for the academic years 2012 to 2013, Nokia Launchpad Member, Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, he is the winner in TCS Rural IT Quiz Regionals, Runner up in TCS Techbytes Regional level and the list goes on.

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TCS IT WIZ 2011 Lucknow Prelims Questions

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 22:26 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Lucknow Edition was conducted in Gadke Auditorium, Vipin Khand, Gomtinagar, Lucknow on 9th November,2011. I thank "Samridh Kudesia", Runner of Lucknow edition for Sharing the Questions with us.

1. It is a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster. It is a region of a physical memory storage used to temporarily hold data while it is being moved from one place to another.


2.In 1928, AT&T's Western Electric established a division for the specific purpose of installing and servicing their loudspeakers and electronic products for motion picture use. Called "E.R.P.I." (Electrical Research Products, Inc.), it was purchased as part of a consent decree in 1936 by a group of E.R.P.I. executives, including George Carrington, Sr. and Mike Conrow. They changed the name to "All Technical Service Company". Identify the company.

A.Altec Lansing

3. Established in 1922, the company reincorporated in 1928 and adopted its present name in 1959.It is the world's largest producer of guided missiles. It’s name is formed by combining a word meaning “Light” and a Mythical God.


4. Identify this inventor ?(Hint: He developed the computer mouse.)


A.Douglas Engelbart

5. Started as the Galvin Manufacturing Corporation … ?


Visvesvaraya Technological University [VTU] announced its December/January 2011-12 Exam Time Table for all semesters.The Time Table can be downloaded from the following links.

TCS Rural IT Quiz 2011 Mysore Regionals was conducted on 13th October,2011. I thank "Sandesh Nayak" from Poornaprajna PU College,Udupi for Sharing the Questions with us. Students from Chamarajnagar, Mandya, Mysore, Kodagu, Hassan, Ramanagaram, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Chikmagalur Districts were participated in this regionals.

1.South Korea and Israel led the race for banning this gadget from entering their country. After two months of the ban, the countries lifted the ban and returned the confiscated gadgets. The Yankees Stadium in NewYork too banned this gadget in their stadium. Identify.

A.Apple iPad

2.Originally named Pheonix, Renamed as Firebird which again had trademark problems. How do we know it better today?

A.Mozilla Firefox

3.What is the name of popular e-book reader from Barnes and noble?


4.Identify this personality.


A.Vinod Dham

5.Alan Shugart started this company in 1970's. Which company?


6.Defined by Oxford dictionary as a softer, usually edible part of a nut, seed or a fruit stone contained within its shell, we also know it as something that connects the application software to hardware of the computer. What?


TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kochi Edition was conducted in Gokulam Convention Center,Opp Kaloor Private Bus Stand,Kaloor on 7th October,2011. I thank my dearest friend "Nikhil Rao" and “TECH4YOU” for Sharing the Questions with us.

1.What was the film format first used for the film “the old man and the sea”?


2.Expand the last 2 letters in the abbreviation IEEE?

A.Electronic Engineers

3.Simon,the world’s first smartphone is a collaboration between Bell South and Which IT giant?


4.Identify this person,who is related with the company Sandisk?


A.Sanjay Mehorotra [Co-Founder and CEO]

5.GO is a handheld game console from which company?


TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kolkata Prelims Questions

Wednesday, 05 October 2011 13:49 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kolkata Edition was conducted in Kala Mandir, 48, Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata -17 on 13th September,2011. I thank "Dipyaman Chakrabarti" for Sharing the Questions with us.

1.’Optimus’ is the range of smart phones is associated with which Company?



2.This Taiwanese Multinational Company has recently started making mobile phones named Liquid and Stream.Identify.



3.This person is the founder of which famous website?


A.Linkedin (Reid Hoffman)


4.Which portable drive company was founded by Dr. Eli Harari & Sanjay Mehotra?



5.This is a Common Error Message in the Internet. Recently a South Indian Movie was made with the Same tile. Identify this Error Message or Movie Title.


TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bhubaneswar Final Questions

Sunday, 25 September 2011 21:48 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bhubaneswar Edition was conducted in PAL Heights, J/7, Jaydev Vihar Road, Bhubaneswar on 6th September,2011. I thank "Ayush Sinha" for Sharing the Questions with us.

Experience Anticipation

1.Unsolicited Bulk E-mails are also known as?


2. ______ is a direct manipulation user Interface

construction kit. This interface is built out of graphical objects which allow for a great degree of flexibility and dynamicism.


3.Oak Tree..??


4.It was a line of Laptop computers sold from 1999 to 2006. One of the three distinct designs of it was known as “Clamshell”. What?

A.iBook(Replaced by the Macbook in 2006)

5.It is all information processed by computer system, programs and data. The first theory of this was proposed by Alan Turing in his essay ‘On computable numbers..Entsheidungs….’. What?


6. _____ is software that appears to perform a desirable function for the user prior to run or install, but

(perhaps in addition to the expected function) steals information or harms the system. It is a method of

concealing the user.


TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bhubaneswar Prelims Questions

Tuesday, 06 September 2011 23:04 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bhubaneswar Edition was conducted in PAL Heights, J/7, Jaydev Vihar Road, Bhubaneswar on 6th September,2011. I thank "Susovan Mahapatra" and "Ayush Sinha" for Sharing the Questions with us.

1.NIC is a premiere S & T institution of the Government of India, established in 1976, for providing e-Governing/e-Governance Solutions adopting best practices, integrated services and global solutions in Government Sector. What does NIC stand for?

A.National Informatic center

2.A privately-held, online gaming portal, with browser games in India (services provided Globally), promoted by the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group's subsidiary company Reliance Big Entertainment. Which is this famous gaming portal?


3.This famous book depicts which great personality in the world of IT?


A.Alan Turing

4.Which cricketer is the brand ambassador of the very popular for Optical and imaging products, Canon?

A.Sachin Tendulakar

5.What is the underlying concept defining the structure of the World Wide Web and is the text displayed on a computer with references to other text that the reader can immediately access?

A. Hypertext

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Coimbatore Edition was conducted in Corporation Kalai Arangam, RS Puram, Coimbatore on 25th August,2011. I thank "Prabhakaran Manoharan",who stood third in this region and "Sriram Prasath" for Sharing the Questions with us.

1.Blyk is the new mobile media for Indian youth. Which Indian telecom giant provides this service?


2.Tagline “for those who do”?


3.The two-way pager was introduced in 1999 Munich It is an example of a convergent device. How do we know it today?


4.A Mathematician known well for his work which is one of the fundamental basis of computer.


A.George Boole

5. The Maldives was the first country to open an embassy. It is a "Diplomacy Island", where visitors will be able to talk face-to-face with a computer-generated ambassador.

A.Second Life

TCS Rural IT Quiz 2011

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 16:45 Published in IT Quiz

Rural IT Quiz is an initiative and encouraging step, to increase the awareness about Information Technology and the possibilities in the field,taken by Tata Consultancy services and Department of Information and Technology,Government of Karnataka.The winners will be awarded with cashprize along with exciting gadgets.The Rural IT Quiz, which had a successful run in Karnataka for over a decade, is being extended to Gujarat, Orissa, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and all the north eastern states.The regional rounds of the program will be held in all the states during August, September and October.

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Pune Prelims Questions

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 23:59 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Pune Edition was conducted in Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Karve Nagary on 23rd August,2011. I thank "Tejas Deshpande" For Sharing the Questions with us.


1. Who was the CEO of Yahoo before Carol Bartz?

A:Jerry Yang


2. Which person was the the TIME person of the Year 2010?

A:Mark Zuckerberg


3. X was purchased by Amazon in 1998 . It orginally started as a hobby by film enthusiast Col Needham in early 1989. Identify X?

A:Internet Movie Database [IMDB]


4.Identify this Popular Magazine?


A:PC Magazine

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