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SIT tech quiz finals- 2019

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Finals of a quiz that I conducted at Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar

SIT tech quiz finals- 2019

  1. 1.  Silicon Quiz Club  Adarsh Ku Mohapatra for Guinea Pigging  Suvam Palo for helping with some questions  All the participants who came (and those who didn’t)
  2. 2.  6 questions  Each question carries 5 points  Bonus of 10 points if you get all 5 correct  So a total of (6*5) + 10 = 40 points to play for
  3. 3.  It was created by Zain al-AbidinTawfiq in the end of 2016 and reached a sudden worldwide success by mid-2017.This growth is considered to be deeply related with the release of a Snapchat update that allowed people to share URLs on their snaps.The name of the app is Arabic for "frankness" or "honesty".
  4. 4.  The decline of this form of entertainment can be attributed to many factors.There was a significant competitor in home entertainment, ranging from color television toVCRs and video rentals.  Adding to the woes was the 1970s energy crisis along with the widespread adoption of daylight saving time. Also shows were only possible mostly in the summer and the real estate price hike in the 1980's made large land tracts required for the shows massively expensive.  Which form of entertainment is this, which saw a decline from the 1970's?
  5. 5.  Paul Ekman is anAmerican psychologist who works at the University of California, San Francisco and considered a pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions.  After being consulted by the team that made the movie Inside Out, he was consulted by an individual to create a website for him called "The Atlas Of Emotions". Ekman described the person as "wanting to reach a new world to help us attain inner peace".
  6. 6.  X was founded in October 2002 by Anthony Wood as a company which deals with digital media player devices and services.  The word means "six" in the Japanese language, to represent the fact that X is the sixth company Wood started.
  7. 7.  The proposal regarding this law was put forward by British MP John Leech, generally regarded to be the architect of this campaign.The informal name of the law is associated with someone who was only granted a pardon as late as 2013.  It serves as an amnesty law to pardon men who were cautioned or convicted under historical legislation that outlawed homosexual acts.
  8. 8.  Time ForThe Answers..
  9. 9.  It was created by Zain al-AbidinTawfiq in the end of 2016 and reached a sudden worldwide success by mid-2017.This growth is considered to be deeply related with the release of a Snapchat update that allowed people to share URLs on their snaps.The name of the app is Arabic for "frankness" or "honesty".
  10. 10.  The decline of this form of entertainment can be attributed to many factors.There was a significant competitor in home entertainment, ranging from color television toVCRs and video rentals.  Adding to the woes was the 1970s energy crisis along with the widespread adoption of daylight saving time. Also shows were only possible mostly in the summer and the real estate price hike in the 1980's made large land tracts required for the shows massively expensive.  Which form of entertainment is this, which saw a decline from the 1970's?
  11. 11.  Paul Ekman is anAmerican psychologist who works at the University of California, San Francisco and considered a pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions.  After being consulted by the team that made the movie Inside Out, he was consulted by an individual to create a website for him called "The Atlas Of Emotions". Ekman described the person as "wanting to reach a new world to help us attain inner peace".
  12. 12.  X was founded in October 2002 by Anthony Wood as a company which deals with digital media player devices and services.  The word means "six" in the Japanese language, to represent the fact that X is the sixth company Wood started.
  13. 13.  The proposal regarding this law was put forward by British MP John Leech, generally regarded to be the architect of this campaign.The informal name of the law is associated with someone who was only granted a pardon as late as 2013.  It serves as an amnesty law to pardon men who were cautioned or convicted under historical legislation that outlawed homosexual acts.
  14. 14.  15 questions  +10/0 on direct questions  +10/-10 on pounce
  15. 15.  This innovation was conceived by Bronte EcKermann, an Australian mechanical industrial designer, and created by South Australian manufacturer Zing International. Eckermann was particularly inspired by one of his daughter’s toys to create this.The equipments used are powered by hidden low voltage batteries.They each contain a microprocessor that detects when contact is broken and that sparks the illumination.  What innovation are we talking about?
  16. 16.  Firefox cofounder Blake Ross created a new original series called “PRICKS,” based on the antics of a fictional high profile startup.The startup (named Dynapy which Ross tells is a combination of the Diagnosis andTherapy) is embroiled in a scandal led by an investigative article published in theWall Street Journal.  Which company is being parodied by the series?Who was the hotshot woman founder ?
  17. 17.  Sports video game companies such as Electronic Arts which produce sports games like FIFA and UFC are known for the realism they bring in their visual representation of the players. Every minute detail is carefully portrayed including the players' latest hairstyles and shoes.  However, in some cases in the US, the tattoos on the players bodies are shabbily represented or not represented at all.  Why?
  18. 18.  In the US, Tattoos are owned by the tattoo artists instead of players.  Companies often do not have licenses on these tattoos.
  19. 19.  Developed by Pune-based firm Kam-Avida, this machine called the “Hope Machine” will cost Rs 43 lakh per piece. This machine uses a high pressure injecting mechanism to operate. It is equipped with steel rods that can bend, generates high-resolution images through a remote- controlled inspection camera and uses hydraulics to operate its systems.The product also comes with a “gas- detecting device” and protective gear.  How exactly is this machine a revolution in India's history?
  20. 20.  Nokia 8110 is a mobile phone released in 1996. Its distinctive styling was the first example of a 'slider' form factor. A sliding cover protected the keypad when being carried in the pocket and extended downwards in use, bringing the microphone closer to the It was also the first Nokia phone with monochrome graphic LCD.The prominent curvature of the case, particularly when open, earned it a nickname inspired by something that we consume. It became very popular following the release of a movie approximately three years later.  What nickname?  Where did this phone earn its share of limelight ?
  21. 21.  In 2017, yourstory.com published an article about the working of cab services like Uber and Ola. According to the article, the cab services work in 3parts.  In the first part, the app show you something ordinary: a list of different cabs. It asks you to inspect their prices and driver ratings.The next part is when the app send a cab to your doorstep. Next is the hardest part; you have to get a cab to pick them and make them appear at their desired destinations on the map quickly.
  22. 22.  The first X was in NewYork in 1967, as a spinoff of the Chicago Music Show.The event had 17,500 attenders and over 100 exhibitors; the kickoff speaker was Motorola chairman Bob Galvin.  Till 1994, there was a summer edition held in Chicago, but with waning interest a rotating location for the summer edition was tried for a few years and then abandoned.  Now only the winter edition is around and is one of the largest of its kind.  What?
  23. 23.  In the early 90s, Apple began working on the Power Mac 7100, a product that was internally given the codename "X".  The impetus behind the codename was a riff on X's catchphrase "billions and billions", the implication being that the 7100 would go on to make Apple billions of dollars. X wrote to Apple when he came to know of Apple's proposed plan.  Apple had to remove X's name because X had sued Apple for Libel.  Whom did Apple name the Power Mac 7100 for?
  24. 24.  World Emoji Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated on July 17.The brainchild of London based Jeremy Burge, the founder of the website Emojipedia.The day is deemed a "global celebration of emoji".  Why was the date July 17 chosen as the date of celebration by Burge?
  25. 25.  UK : Mike Harrison and his father Sir Ernest Harrison in 1984  US : Marty Cooper and Joel S Engel in 1973  India : X andY
  26. 26.  First mobile phone calls in respective countries.  Jyoti Basu and Sukh Ram
  27. 27.  The Great Hack is a Netflix documentary which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.  The film follows its dual protagonists David Carroll, a Parsons School of Design professor who sued this firm in the UK with the help of UK based privacy lawyer Ravi Naik and Brittany Kaiser who was a senior employee of the firm and played a pivotal role in revealing parts of the company’s internal workings after leaving.
  28. 28.  X as a rental service has increased tourism by leaps and bounds. But X’s immense popularity and benefits have also come with a heap of problems. Many cities cite it as one of the major factors for increased rent, housing shortages, gentrification, and other disruptive effects of tourism.  SitoVeracruz, anAmsterdam based entrepreneur and his partners have come up with a better alternative, which according to them gives equal importance to community based projects and developing townships as a whole.  What is X?  What have they named their venture, which showcases their honesty and is a wordplay on X?
  29. 29.  The operating system X was developed by Andrew S.Tanenbaum, also known for the MINIX Programming Language and his team at theVrije Universiteit Amsterdam.The aim of the project was to build a timesharing system that makes an entire network of computers appear to the user as a single machine. It was named for an eukaryotic organism, which has the ability to alter its shape.  What makes it special was that the Z Programming Language was originally developed for this platform. Z was designed by GuidoVan Rossum and named after a British Surrealist comedy group.  What are X and Z ?
  30. 30.  A theory as to why the device X has this anomalous design exists in a device is explained as such.  This device was based on the cash register design. According to this theory, the currencies used in that time meant the number 0 was often the most pressed key. So, it would make sense to keep that number at the very bottom to ensure it was within hand’s reach. While there is some truth to the explanation, it’s still riddled with factual errors.This is especially so since early cash registers (until 1893) had no separate 0 key and no workers behind the table.  Which anomalous design is being talked about?
  31. 31.  Why calculators use a (9-1) input layout instead of the conventional (1-9) arrangement in phones.
  32. 32.  4 questions  Each question carries 8 points  Bonus of 10 points if you get all 4 correct  So a total of (8*4) + 10 = 42 points to play for
  33. 33.  “We wanted something simple to remember, which is why we went with icons or symbols.I gave each symbol a meaning and a color:The first refers to viewpoint; I had it represent one's head or direction and made it green.The second refers to a piece of paper; I had it represent menus or documents and made it pink.The last two represent 'yes' or 'no' decision-making and I made them red and blue respectively. People thought those colors were mixed up, and I had to reinforce to management that that's what I wanted.”
  34. 34.  The humble and benign MS Excel has had many enthusiastic users. But in 2016, people were in for a surprise.  According to a book, a power couple used the Microsoft tool to maintain a list of people who had betrayed them in the past.The offences were ranked on a scale of one to seven, one whichThe Guardian described as, "like a kind of Divine Comedy rewritten for Microsoft Excel".
  35. 35.  Chengdu is a city inWestern China.With a population of more than 10 million, it counts as one of the more populous of Chinese cities.  The city was however in news for an ambitious energy plan to provide for a cheaper alternative to street lights.Wu Chunfeng, head of the Chengdu Aerospace Science explained that the technology has been in the testing phase for years but is finally near completion.  However, social media skeptics and environmental experts cited that the project could adversely affect wildlife and disrupt the night cycle of nature. Skeptics also doubt the accuracy of the new medium because if it misses its mark by one hundredth of a degree, the mechanism won’t serve its purpose.
  36. 36.  Danny Cohen introduced these terms for byte ordering in an article from 1980.  In this technical and political examination of byte ordering issues, the names were drawn from Jonathan Swift's 1726 satire, Gulliver'sTravels, in which civil war erupts over which side of a boiled egg is proper to crack open, which is analogous to counting from one side that contains the most significant bit or the least significant bit.
  37. 37.  Time ForThe Answers..
  38. 38.  “We wanted something simple to remember, which is why we went with icons or symbols.I gave each symbol a meaning and a color:The first refers to viewpoint; I had it represent one's head or direction and made it green.The second refers to a piece of paper; I had it represent menus or documents and made it pink.The last two represent 'yes' or 'no' decision-making and I made them red and blue respectively. People thought those colors were mixed up, and I had to reinforce to management that that's what I wanted.”
  39. 39.  The humble and benign MS Excel has had many enthusiastic users. But in 2016, people were in for a surprise.  According to a book, a power couple used the Microsoft tool to maintain a list of people who had betrayed them in the past.The offences were ranked on a scale of one to seven, one whichThe Guardian described as, "like a kind of Divine Comedy rewritten for Microsoft Excel".
  40. 40.  Chengdu is a city inWestern China.With a population of more than 10 million, it counts as one of the more populous of Chinese cities.  The city was however in news for an ambitious energy plan to provide for a cheaper alternative to street lights.Wu Chunfeng, head of the Chengdu Aerospace Science explained that the technology has been in the testing phase for years but is finally near completion.  However, social media skeptics and environmental experts cited that the project could adversely affect wildlife and disrupt the night cycle of nature. Skeptics also doubt the accuracy of the new medium because if it misses its mark by one hundredth of a degree, the mechanism won’t serve its purpose.
  41. 41.  Danny Cohen introduced these terms for byte ordering in an article from 1980.  In this technical and political examination of byte ordering issues, the names were drawn from Jonathan Swift's 1726 satire, Gulliver'sTravels, in which civil war erupts over which side of a boiled egg is proper to crack open, which is analogous to counting from one side that contains the most significant bit or the least significant bit.
  42. 42.  15 questions  +10/0 on direct questions  +10/-10 on pounce
  43. 43.  In early days, due to the low resolution of raster CRT displays the lines generated at 0°, 45° and 90° were smooth enough and pixels were tough to spot.  When lines were drawn in any angles apart from this, the lines produced would be jagged. As a result, this was the orientation used in early PCs and the convention has since remained the same.
  44. 44.  X routing is a technique for anonymous communication over a computer network. It was developed in the mid-1990's in the US Naval Research Laboratory. In this type of network, messages are encapsulated in layers of encryption, analogous to layers of X.The encrypted data is transmitted through a series of network nodes, each of which "peels" away a single layer, uncovering the data's next destination.When the final layer is decrypted, the message arrives at its destination.  An extension of X routing is theY routing, which encrypts multiple messages together to make it more difficult for attackers to perform traffic analysis and to increase the speed of data transfer.
  45. 45.  In October 2018, social media was abuzz in the US with the CEOs of two of the biggestTech companies taking potshots at each other with respect to the question of who was helping the homeless more in San Fransisco. All this was due to a proposed tax on high-earning San Francisco businesses which would redirect millions of dollars to help thousands of people who live on the streets.  X, the CEO of a software-as-a-service company(SAAS) company wrote that he was in favor of the tax while Y, the CEO of a social media giant who earlier worked as a vintage clothing model proclaiming that he was not – prompting a displeased response from the former. X had credited Hindu spiritual leader MataAmritanandamayi for his philanthropic business models.
  46. 46.  Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire entrepreneur and art collector. He founded StartToday in 1998 and launched the online fashion retail website Zozotown, now Japan's largest, in 2004. Apart from all this, Mr Maezawa in news in September 2018 to be a certain specific first passenger to go somewhere.  He also achieved a record-breaking feat by beating Carter Wilkerson, a chicken-nugget-loving US teen who had achieved his feat in 2017.  What are the two achievements?
  47. 47.  First commercial passenger on the moon by SpaceX  Most Re-tweeted tweet ever
  48. 48.  VoIP(Voice over Internet Protocol) is seen as a major boon because it allow users of services like Skype to call someone halfway around the world for nearly nothing.  While making calls has become dirt cheap, it also has its share of disadvantages including the rise in the number of robocalls. Developers have come with a solution, a new set of standards known as (Secure Telephone Identity Revisited /Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKen )which make every phone have a certificate of authenticity attached to it — a kind of digital signature — that allows you to once again trust your caller ID.  What is the more popular name of the protocol, highlighting a special James Bond preference?
  49. 49.  A new streaming video service X was launched in 2016 by Victor Gutierrez deTena, a Spanish individual. It aims at lulling viewers to sleep through “monotony and repetition”.  They offer a selection of the least thrilling videos on the internet, and are thus favorable to those who quickly want to fall asleep. “The idea is to make entertainment boring,” de Tena, 31, said.  What is the name of this service, which is a wordplay on a popular streaming service?
  50. 50.  Bryan Peter X was a British physicist. From an early age he enjoyed repairing electrical and mechanical devices. In 1970, with G. J. Hunt, he measured the gyromagnetic ratio of the proton.  He is considered as the inventor and developer of X, which changed a fundamental scientific definition in early December.
  51. 51.  Tweetie was a client for the social networking websiteTwitter.When Loren Brichter, the creator ofTweetie was initially developing the app, he wanted to add a ----- function to the application. Regarding other mobile applications of that time, he said “They all had to find a spot and just cram a ------- button somewhere, usually in one of the corners in a toolbar bordering a scrollable list.That was the most valuable real estate for navigation and action UI, so using it up for something as mundane as a ------ button just seemed wasteful.” Brichter thus decided to create a novel method of the action so that a button wasn’t necessary such that the valuable corner space could be utilized for something else.  What did Brichter come up with?
  52. 52.  The invention of X is credited to prolific inventor Abbot Augustus Low, whose patent was filed in 1909. Adolf Ehinger, a German, based his model on a hand-crank pasta maker which was manufactured in 1935. Supposedly he needed to destroy his anti- Nazi propaganda to avoid the inquiries of the authorities.The product being discussed here was subject to attention from the art world after a high profile incident in October 2018.  What product is this?  Which high-profile incident involving Sotheby's ?
  53. 53.  Experience ------- is an interactive web application developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to celebrate the third anniversary of an event.This 3D analytical game makes it possible to operate the device in the game, control its cameras and the robotic arm and reproduces some of the prominent events of an iconic mission on Mars.  It won theWebby Award as the best "Government & Civil Innovation" website of 2016.The 5-word speech at the award ceremony was Rockin' and -----' on Mars, voiced by NASA's representative Brian Kumanchik, the blanked out word is a pun.  What is the name of the game?What word fits the second blank?
  54. 54.  The machine consists of two units, a control unit, and the X unit.The two units are joined by a five-meter cable.The X unit helps the user via labeled buttons while the control unit controls the X units and stores data and displays the results on 7 segment LED displays.The controller has its operating program etched permanently in silicon at the time of manufacturing by the manufacturer. No one can change the program once the controller is manufactured.  The machines are powered by an ordinary 6 volt alkaline battery, which enables their use without interruptions due to erratic power supply.  The machine can store a maximum of 3840 counts and can provide a maximum of 64 different options for a particular user.  What machines are these?
  55. 55.  --- InterActive! is a computer program which combines the functionality of graphing calculators with extra features into a text editor which allows you to save equations,graphs, tables, spreadsheets, and text onto a document.  It also includes a web browser, but it is just an embedded version of Internet Explorer. It also works with --- Connect to share data with other Graphing Calculators.  It is one of the few software programs of an American company who are more renowned for their hardware prowess.  Who owns the product?
  56. 56.  In 2015, when Buzzfeed was planning to file an IPO, SamThielman wrote an article describing how it was the perfect time for Buzzfeed to go public considering their massive popularity then and the company was valued at nearly 850 million dollars then.  What appropriate portmanteau word didThielman use for the title, given the enticing nature of the deal and using the word "stock"?
  57. 57.  Google Ideas was created in 2010 and is the brainchild of Jared Cohen and Eric Schmidt. According to Google, it would help in understanding global challenges and applying technological solutions, from "countering extremism", online censorship and cyber-attacks.  In February 2016, Eric Schmidt announced in a Medium post the expansion of Google Ideas to a technology incubator named X.The new name is an ode to the belief that complex interlocking problems often require a tiny bit to reach the solution. According to Schmidt, the new name "reflects our belief that collaborative problem-solving yields the best solutions".  How is Google Ideas currently known as?
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