Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Access 2006 | Senior Quiz Prelims

Access 2006 | Senior Quiz Prelims
Venue: Modern School, Barakhamba Road
Date: 21st December, 2006


1. JRE – Java Runtime Environment

2. FPS – First Person Shooter

3. DOS – Disk Operating System

4. MMORPG – Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games

5. RPM – Redhat Package Manager

6. What was the name of the HP chairperson involved in the company's pretexting
scandal?
-Patricia Dunne

7. Which city is known as the 'Silicon Valley of India'?
-Bangalore

8. What is Nintendo Wii's CPU called?
-Broadway

9. What is Linus Torvalds' informal title within the Linux kernel development group?
-Benevolent Dictator for Life

10. What is Google's social networking site called?
-Orkut
11. Where are the main servers of Wikipedia located?
-Tampa, Florida

12. What is the instruction set of Intel Core 2 processors called?
-EM64T

13. What is the ASCII value of 'u'?
-117

14. What was the original parent company of Altavista?
-DEC

15. What is the name of the currency used in the game Second Life?
-Linden dollars

16. Who is famous for furiously repeating “Developers, developers, developers!!”?
-Steve Ballmer

17. What is the name of the GTA: San Andreas patch which caused a lot of
controversy last year?
-Hot Coffee

18. What is the name of the Windows XP swap file?
-Pagefile

19. Which header file is needed for using 'cout' in C++?
-iostream.h

20. What is the fastest FSB supported by Intel Core 2 processors?
-1066 MHz

21. Name Xiph.org's lossless audio compression format.
-FLAC

22. The IPv4 address of localhost is 127.0.0.1. What is its address is IPv6?
-::1

23. Which is the first model of Intel's quad-core Kentsfield to come out?
-Qx 6700

24. What was HAL's name in the French version of 2001 : A Space Odyssey?
-CARL

25. What is the fixed-cell size in the Asynchronous Transfer Mode?
-53

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