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Quiz for thought #2

*1. Connect the atomic elements 51 and 18 with 14th February.

3. Since its Dushera time why not a question on dolls?

What do you call these nested dolls as?
4. What connects golfer Vijay Singh, Michael Schumacher, David Beckham, Richard Branson, Rod Stewart?{rumour or otherwise}

5. Why was this book under controversy?

6. Time to blow some money.Identify the mascot :)
*7. What is corporate anorexia?

*8. In advertising parlance who are 'virgins'?

9. Who apart from Picasso said this
good artists copy great artists steal
10. Which term is described thus :"The exploitation of private information for public discourse."

11. Name the brand of jeans for iPod?

12. Clip, by, fix, first degree, custom are examples of?{I'm looking for a specific word}

13. In Greece, it is called papaki, In Japan, it is called atto maaku, in Turkey, it is called kulak, In South Africa, it is called aapstert. How do we better know the term?

14. "Roti, Kapada, Bijli aur Bandwidth&…
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Quiz for thought

1.Connect Haagen-dazs, Polo ralph Lauren, Rolex, Buxton, Slazenger,Lanson.
2.Binary representations, base thirteen, tibetan monks are all complete nonsense.Whose words are these.
3.“Give me your tired, your poor your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…" where will you find this etched?
4.What is special about the following sentence: "I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting nevertheless, extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability, transcendentalizes intercommunications incomprehensibleness".(trust your fingers)
5. Code for this six sigma service. Name the service.
*6.In silicon valley lingo, what is "ladder bypass"?
*7.What are bells and whistles software ?
8.What anachronism can be found in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar?
9.Unscramble the sentence ‘we have guts’ to get the name of a famous cricket player.
On what occasion was this Absolut Ad released.Name the n…

Tech Quiz-Assorted


2. …………….is the practice of sifting looking into trash cans for company information (Hint:Think Security)

3. A sitter

4. Richard Stallman invented the system of ----------, where anyone can use, modify or redistribute the code of free software.






10. What is the technology used in tennis to see whether the ball pitched in or out.Its used in cricket too.But not for the same purpose?

11.What are Halloween documents?

12. What is the significance of February 1980 with respect to IEEE?

Hint: Think colors

Pour in your suggestions and feedback.

Technical Quiz

1.Which computer virus was named after a topless dancer the virus programmer once knew?

2.Whose website is titled "The homepage of WWW-illiterate" ?

3.It is claimed to be the world's first open source consumer product.What?

4. Connect

5.According to the author rhis programming language needed a name that was short,unique and slightly mysterious.Now,the creator of this programming language was also a fan of the BBC comedy show of the 70s which starred Graham Chapman,John Cleese and Eric Idle.He derived the name of this language from this program.Name the TV show and the programing language?

6.To what category does belong to?

7.What is a computer virus that actively attacks an anti-virus program(s) in an effort to prevent detection called............

8.Could it be....
» that you were trying to find those secret files that everybody claims exist on the Internet, but nobody has ever been able to find?
»that the men in dark glasses forcibly removed it?
» Was it just a …

Time for Trivia #2

1.With what is true,false and floating associated? 2.If Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3-14)at 1:59 pm(3.14159) what is celebrated on October 23 between 6.02 pm and 6.02 am? 3.What is Lazy Susan? 4.This is a portmanteau given to the failed video game convergence of Hollywood and Silicon Valley.Name the term. 5.If Déjà vu in French means “already seen” what does Jamais vu mean? 6.What term is used to describe the loneliness that parents feel when their children leave home permanently? 7.Which system of medicine derives its name from two greek words meaning “similar suffering”? 8.This adorable wrinkle-faced creature is still the most popular small breed appearing in “You and I” advertising campaign of Hutch commercial.Name the breed. 9.When you stir up a ‘hornet’s nest’ you invite something.What is it? 10.This ubiquitous technology has the Nordic initials of H and G in its logo.Name the technology. 11.The members of which profession use a blue pencil? 12.After whom is 74th Street,Jackson H…

Theme Quiz

1. I wrote my first software program when I was 13 years old.It was for playing tic-tac-toe.The computer I used was huge and cumbersome and slow and absolutely compelling. Name the book which has these lines in it and name the author.

2. What is blue screen of death?

3.There are many companies that would love to hate Microsoft. The principal enemies of Microsoft are commonly referred to as NOISE. If N stands for Netscape, O for Oracle, I for IBM, S for Sun Microsystems, what does E stand for? (» Murali's blog)
4.Name the ubiquitous software which has this logo.
5. Clippit, The Dot, F1, Merlin, Mother Nature, Links & Rocky(Exhaustive List). Connect these.

6. Chicago,Memphis,Georgia,Whistler,Longhorn.What connects these.

7. Why was this 17 yr old Canadian teenager and web designer in news?(Think name)
8. Where Do You Want to Go Today ; Your Potential Our Passion.Which software giant has this caption.
9. What is a three fingure salute?
This is the view of a famous personality residen…

The Google Quiz

The questions are a li'l skewed though.

1.Identify the cartoonist whose comic strip has this character in the Google Doodle(sitter)

2.Give the keyword that was keyed in to get this Google Trend.
(Big Fat Hint:Literal meaning of the name "One who confronts")

3. When ____ was a Stanford research project, it was nicknamed BackRub because the technology checks back links to determine a site's importance. Identify it?

4. Name the famous personalities.

5. Evan Williams and Meg Hourihan, co-founded X, the company behind Y. Z acquired X in February 2003.Name X,Y,Z.

6. --------- is the challenging pursuit of searching the popular search engine with a two-word or more search argument that will produce exactly (no less and no more than) one result. That is, only one Web page in the world (at least as indexed by the search engine) will happen to have the combination of words you've entered in the search box. What am I referring to?

7. Name this place which is viewed from …