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TCS IT WIZ 2011 Hyderabad Prelims Questions

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)


6. It was founded in 1906 in Rochester as The Haloid Photographic Company, which originally manufactured photographic paper and equipment .It holds a Royal Warrant from HM Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales. Identify the company


7. It is a bit rate measure of available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bits/second or multiples of it (kilobits/s, megabits/s etc.). What is this term (one proper word)?


8. This is the logo of which famous website?



9. At the 1997 Macworld Expo, Steve Jobs announced that Apple would join _________ to release new versions for the Macintosh. For this the audience booed for 42 seconds. Identify this company?


10. In 1911 Charles Flint engineered the merger of Hollerith’s Tabulating Machine Company with two other firms the International Time Recording Company and the Computing Scale Corporation and formed the Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation. What is the present name of this company?


11. “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart” is better known to us as what?


12. Identify this famous person from the world of Internet.


 A:Vinton Cerf

13. Which was the first DTH provider for rural part of India to start the iKisaan scheme which is India's first TV interactive application for farmers?


14. Go is a programming language from which company? Guess the company from the name of this programming language


15. Which company has rebranded it as “Be What’s next”?


16. Identify this product.


 A:Google Goggles

17. What company was started in June 1972 by five IBM engineers as ”System Analysis and Program Development"?


18. If Street view: Google, then Street side: ________


19. Which game features large, habitable ringed structures, similar to the Orbital’s in Iain M Banks' Culture novels or to smaller versions of Larry Niven's Ringworld?


20. Identify this computer from the world of History. Found in any standard computer science textbook.



UPDATE ON 8/4/2011 : Videos of Stage finals are updated 

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  • Comment Link the same old guy who loves your blog Monday, 01 August 2011 15:18 posted by the same old guy who loves your blog

    what was the cutoff??
    thanks a lot for bringing this to us!!

  • Comment Link Vittal Pai Monday, 01 August 2011 23:13 posted by Vittal Pai

    Cutoff was 15 and 18 is the highest :)

  • Comment Link Vatsalya Thursday, 11 August 2011 23:01 posted by Vatsalya

    i noticed questions being repeated in last yr's prelims.
    can the same b possible this yr fr bangalore & ahmedabad.
    iam in ahmedabads tcs quiz 2011

  • Comment Link ramakrishn Monday, 22 August 2011 20:16 posted by ramakrishn

    can you mail me the pdf version of the crucible archives which are not downloadable in slide to I already sent you amail regarding this.

  • Comment Link vyshak roopesh Wednesday, 24 August 2011 11:46 posted by vyshak roopesh


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