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Tuesday, 15 May 2012 23:20

TCS TechBytes 2012 Round 1 Questions

1.Which nation gets its top level domain from the words Confederation Helvetica?


2.Its name was homonymous with “pal” in Japanese. What from Sony?


3.Invented by John Backus for IBM, in 1954. It began as a digital code interpreter for the IBM 701 and was originally named Speedcoding. Identify the language.


4.The company's name was chosen in homage to the Library of Alexandria, drawing a parallel between the largest repository of knowledge in the ancient world to the potential of the Internet. What?


5.What is the term used for a twitterer with a million or more followers?  
A.A twillionaire

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Wednesday, 14 March 2012 09:13

TCS Tech Bytes 2012

The Board of IT Education Standards (BITES) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia’s largest IT company are organising the Second edition of the Engineering IT Quiz – “TCS TechBytes”.

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The program is an initiative to help students understand technology better - in the process help them enhance their lateral thinking process and inculcate the spirit to compete and excel.The quiz would serve as an alternative platform to enhance awareness and confidence levels of the aspiring engineers while bringing them in sync with the current developments in the technology domain through an interactive and engaging quiz platform. “TCS TechBytes” strives to provide a better understanding of IT as technology today is an enabler in diverse fields – be it engineering, medicine, law, sports, science, movie, music, government, automobile and telecommunication. The quiz is open to engineering students of all streams and will be held across Karnataka. It will be hosted by noted Quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam of Greycaps, who also conducts TCS IT Wiz, Rural IT Quiz and Tata Crucible among others.

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Sunday, 27 November 2011 19:10

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Mumbai Prelims Questions

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Mumbai Edition was conducted in Indian Education Society, Manik Sabhagraha, Opp Lilavati Hospital, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai on 27th November,2011. I thank "Sanyam",who stood fourth in stage finals for Sharing the Questions with us.

1. Intelliweb Mouse is by which company?
A. Microsoft

2. If you +1 on Google + then what is it on Facebook?


3. Google's  service that incorporates social networking, news & chat?

A. Google Wave

4.He is the founder of  which Anti-Virus company?



5. Microsoft's  service that was earlier classified only for US military use & was known as 'Munitions'. Its known by a different name today.

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Monday, 14 November 2011 08:49

Rural IT Quiz 2011 District Level Questions

TCS Rural IT Quiz 2011 District Level Quiz was conducted in all the districts of Karnataka on 7th September,2011.I thank "Sandesh Nayak" from Poornaprajna PU College,Udupi for Sharing the Questions with us.

1. James Ghosling is considered the father of which language?


2.If the domain for India is .in then which country is .pk?


3.What is the name for a modulating and demodulating device?


4. How do we know CTR and Co. a company that started in 1911 with the Tabulating machine?


5. Newton was the operating system used by whom for their PDA's?


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Monday, 14 November 2011 00:23

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Delhi Prelims Questions

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Delhi Edition was conducted in Dogra Hall, IIT, Delhi on 14th November,2011. I thank "Vishal Golcha" for Sharing the Questions with us.

1.What is a propriety software called that has a trial version?

2.This P2P file sharing service ran into trouble after it circulated the song 'I Disappear' by Metallica,even before it was officially released .Which is that P2P file sharing service?

3.This was released by Sony,after it's success of Walkman.It's a portable TV .What was this product called?


4.Which sound technology was used for the first time in 'Batman Returns'? You now usually see it on film posters a lot.

5. This was created by Hasbro in 1967,which allows the user to create glowing designs?

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Wednesday, 09 November 2011 22:26

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Lucknow Prelims Questions

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 … ?


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Wednesday, 02 November 2011 19:52

Rural IT Quiz 2011 Mysore Prelims Questions

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?


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Friday, 07 October 2011 23:06

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kochi Prelims Questions

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?


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Wednesday, 05 October 2011 13:49

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kolkata Prelims Questions

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.


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Sunday, 25 September 2011 21:48

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bhubaneswar Final Questions

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.


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