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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 Chennai Prelims Questions

Friday, 19 August 2011 22:38 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Chennai Edition was conducted in Music Academy, TTK Road on 18th August,2011. I thank "Aditthya R" and "Thiru Kumaran" For Sharing the Questions with us.

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Ahmedabad Edition was conducted in Siddganga Tagore Hall, Paldi, Ahmedabad on 12th August,2011. I thank my regular blog visitor "Manas Gupta",Champion of Ahmedabad edition, "Yashwardhan bagadia" and "Sakansh Mittal" for Sharing the Questions.The cutoff was 10 for the top 25 teams and was 13 for the top 6 teams.


1.It was known as DIX when created by Dell,Intel and Xerox and it is a very very important part of today's technology world.Identify.


2.He is an alumus of Uppsala university in sweden and was the co-founder of Kaaza.Identify.

A:Niklas Zennstrom

3.It was an Open Source Operating System created by Apple in 2000.Identify.

A:Darwin OS

4.The man who is behind the creation NASSCOM, was in news recently as he resigned from Mind Tree.


A:Ashok Soota

5.He is the inventor of Oak Programming language, who left Sun Microsystems to join Google.Idenitfy.

A:James Ghosling

murtuza TCS IT WIZ 2011 Hyderabad Edition was conducted in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Basheerbagh,Hyderabad on 29th July,2011. I thank "Syed Murtuza Hashmi",Champion of Hyderabad Edition For Sharing the Questions.

1. The Italians call it the snail, the Germans call it spider monkey, Dutch call it monkey tail and in Chinese it is called the little mouse. What am I talking about?

A: "@" Symbol

2. What is the present name of the Alexander Bell Telephone Company?

A: AT & T

3. The immediate predecessors of it were "Optimum Coding in the Frequency Domain" (OCF), and Perceptual Transform Coding (PXFM). This format was made at the Fraunhofer Society. Which format?

A:Mp3 Format

4. In 1971, Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney founded a firm, Syzygy Engineering. How do we better know this company now? (Clue: Famous company from the world of gaming)


5. What was started by these two young IIT graduates? (Name a website)


TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bangalore Stage Finals

Monday, 01 August 2011 00:00 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bangalore Edition was conducted in Chowdaiyah Memorial Hall, near Sankey tankon 27th July,2011. I thank "Naveen Kumar" For Sharing the Questions with us.




Experience Anticipation

1.Microsoft started a project which was the First Wi-Fi Enabled Toilet.Identify?


2.Alax Douglas graphics game, which was the 1st to run in the digital world.


3.Search engine for web video, san francisco based company, operated by AOL.


4.It is a Coding scheme, that represents indirect scripts and roman language.


5.Specialized term, appear in the printed format, its electronic form comes in E-mail?


6.Toshio lue used plant to create a bicycle lamp.


7.It is a stategy game , the player controls the game by using codes, controls the glominoid creatures made out of baked clay.



Experience Diversity

1.Identify this logo?


A:Friend feed

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bangalore Prelims Questions

Wednesday, 27 July 2011 22:19 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bangalore Edition was conducted in Chowdaiyah Memorial Hall, near Sankey tankon 27th July,2011. I thank "Balaji Subramanian" For Sharing the Questions.


1.SAGA 220 is India's fastest supercomputer with a speed of 220 Teraflops. Name the organisation that designed it?



2.This spinoff of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone was started in 1991. Company name means 'everywhere' in the native language. Present in India in partnership with a major Indian company.



3.This brand's name refers to an edible fruit in plants of the rose family. Was in the news due to a protracted dispute with Govt of India.


4.Identify this logo?



5.This game was inspired by Warcraft III: Frozen Throne, and DoTA in particular. Here too, the objective of the game was to fight the enemy force and destroy their base.

A.Heroes of Newerth



 A.Stephen Elop

TCS Tech Bytes 2011 Tumkur Regionals was conducted in Birla Auditorium,Tumkur on 7th April,2011. Students from Tumkur, Chikkaballapur, Kolar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North & South were participated in this level.I thank Dhanyashree T S for sharing the questions.


1. Which term was coined by Andrew Fluegelman when he wanted to sell a communications program named PC-Talk that he had created but for which he did not wish to use traditional methods of distribution because of their cost? (Options given. software, hardware, freeware)

A. Freeware


2. Reid Hoffman created a professional network for people and is called what?

A. Linkedin


3. Identify this person? (Hint:American businessman best known for running for President of the United States)


(Options given. Larry Ellison, Ross Perot and one more can remember)

A. Ross Perot


4.It was established in April 1946 by Tadao Kashio, an engineer specializing in fabrication technology. In 1957, it released the world's first entirely electric compact calculator. Which company are we talking about?

A. Casio


Friday, 17 June 2011 14:37 Published in IT Quiz

TCS IT Wiz, India's biggest IT quiz for schools, started in 1999, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2008. The quiz, in the last decade, has become a benchmark in the inter-school quizzing circuit for the level of research, the intensity with which teams compete and the sheer numbers that it draws.


Visvesvaraya Technological University [VTU] announced its December/January 2010-11 Exam Time Table for all semesters.The Time Table can be downloaded from the following links.


The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) announced its SSLC 2011 results. Results can be checked online through Register number or Name wise. Results will be made available through the following Links.

Link 1 [Reg No]

Link 2 [Reg No]

Link 3 [Name Wise]

Link 4 [Name Wise]

P.S:All the Best.

Here is the overall quiz format of TCS  IT WIZ 2011.

Prelim: This would be a common set of 20 questions for all the teams at the venue. Questions would be in the form of oral, visual and audiovisual.tcsitwiz

Final: The top six teams from the written prelim would qualify for final. Only the best team from each school will be called on stage in the event of multiple teams from the same school qualifying for the final.

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