Digital India IT Quiz Questions and answers 2017
#1 • X paired up with Tata Trusts to launch an initiative to provide rural women in India with internet literacy. Named “Y,” the initiative will use bicycles to reach rural villages and educate women on the basic beneﬁts of using the internet. • On the back of each bicycle is a cart that carries resources needed to educate the women. For a minimum of two days a week for four to six months, local women will be able to learn for free from the bicyclist, or “Y.” In order to ensure efﬁcient communication, the bicyclist will be a trainer sourced from a local NGO or community group. Bikes will work in clusters of three villages at a time. After making sure that the women are able to use internet devices independently, the cycle carts will move on to the next cluster.
#2 Born in 1968 in Jhansi, India, X gained a computer science degree from IIT Roorkee in 1989 before moving to the US and receiving a masters from the University of Minnesota in 1991. X continued his academic career at Cornell University attaining a doctorate in 1996 and working with the father of digital search, Gerad Salton. Having joined AT&T Labs in 1996, X worked on search technologies, including information and speech retrieval. He then moved to Google in 2000 to join his friend, Krishna Bharat who was himself an Indian research scientist and the creator of Google News. X now oversees search for Google, responsible for the algorithms that deliver search results, and rewrote Google’s search engine in 2001. In 2011 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and given the Outstanding Achievement in Science and Technology Award at The Asian Awards.
#3 X is an Indian ICT Solutions social infrastructure company, specialized in telecom networks and solutions for telecom operators and statewide networks. Established in 1986, creates communication systems for social infrastructure sectors. It also provides manufacturing and engineering support. X is one of the largest distributors in India and it is associated with brands such as Sony, Gionee, and HTC. It operates with several companies specializing in design, manufacturing, and software development for telecommunications, networking, systems integration, software solutions, R&D, PCB manufacturing, microelectronics design, engineering tools and materials, electrical stamping and lamination, die-casting, and mechanical design. X was the ﬁrst GSM operator in India and is India’s largest telecom equipment manufacturer with products such as DWDM and GPON. X’s subsidiary Y Mobiles is a lesser but well-known Indian brand that sponsors Indian Premier League (IPL) matches.
Ans:United Telecoms Limited
#4 X offers telecommunications-networking services including Ku band (TDMA, FDMA, SCPC & satellite broadband) VSATs, wireless metropolitan-area networks (MANs) and local-area networks (LANs) with gateways for Internet- and Intranet-resource sharing. It is the network infrastructure and e-governance support to India’s central government and state governments, union-territory administrations, administrative divisions and other government bodies. The X assists in implementing information-technology projects, in collaboration with central and state governments, in the areas of Communication & Information Technology. X publishes an E-Governance quarterly entitled “Informatics” in both print and PDF format. The current Chief Editor is Neeta Verma, Deputy Director General of X.
#5 W’s CEO, changed his DP in support of Digital India and started a chain on W and promised to work on WiFi Hotspots in rural India. X committed to provide broadband connectivity on 500 railway stations in India. Y agreed to provide broadband connectivity to ﬁve hundred thousand villages in India and make India its cloud hub through Indian data centres. Z announced an investment of US$150 million in Indian startups. O plans to invest in 20 states and will work on payments and Smart city initiatives
Ans:Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Oracle
#6 The 11th report of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission, titled “Promoting e-Governance – The Smart Way Forward”, established the government’s position that an expansion in e-Government was necessary in India. The ARC report was submitted to the Government of India on 20 December 2008. The report cited several prior initiatives as sources of inspiration, including references to the Singapore ONE programme. To pursue this goal, the X was formulated by the Department of Information Technology (DIT) and Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DAR&PG). The program required the development of new applications to allow citizen access to government services through Common Service Centers; it aimed to both reduce government costs and improve access to services.
#7 “X makes the internet accessible to more people by providing them access to a range of free basic services like news, maternal health, travel, local jobs, sports, communication, and local government information. To date, we’ve been able to oﬀer these services to a billion people across Asia, Africa and Latin America. By introducing people to the beneﬁts of the internet through these services, we hope to bring more people online and help improve their lives. X is part of the Y initiative.” Babajob, Bikroy and Maya are startups that the company behind Y claim have beneﬁted from X.
Ans:FreeBasics by Facebook
#8 A X building is one that relies on renewable sources to produce as much energy as it uses, usually as measured over the course of a year. X buildings start with energy-conscious design. Many features work without an energy source. For example, in cold climates, south-facing buildings with large expanses of windows on that side can produce well over 50% of their heat through passive solar gain. On the cold north side of the building, smaller windows can angle to wider openings, permitting more light while limiting heat loss. In warmer seasons, passive ventilation systems can pull cool air up from the lower levels and vent it through the building’s highest point. Rooftop systems can collect rainwater to reduce usage of treated water. Solar panels, heat recovery systems, geothermal heating and wind turbines are among the other technologies used to achieve X status.
Ans:Net Zero Energy
#9 X’s tech uses the unused buffer frequencies — “Y” — between TV channels to carry data. In India, these spaces end up being available in the 200-300 MHz spectrum band, although there are chunks of unused spectrum available in India up to 700 MHz. Currently, that spectrum belongs to a national broadcaster in India, Doordarshan. Y signals can travel up to 10 kilometers, which makes the technology perfect for connecting rural or expensive-to-wire areas. For participating regions, a $20,000 Y router in a town center would receive the white space signals and then provide free Wi-Fi access to the town’s citizens.
Ans: X – Microsoft Y – White Space
#10 X was established on February 20, 1997 by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services and tariffs in India. Earlier regulation of telecom services and tariffs was overseen by the Central Government. X’s mission is to create and nurture conditions for growth of telecommunications in India to enable the country to have a leading role in the emerging global information society. One of its main objectives is to provide a fair and transparent environment that promotes a level playing ﬁeld and facilitates fair competition in the market. X regularly issues orders and directions on various subjects such as tariffs, interconnections, quality of service, Direct To Home (DTH) services and mobile number portability. In January 2000, X was amended to establish the Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) to take over the adjudicatory functions of the X. The TDSAT was set up to resolve any dispute between a licencor and a licensee, between two or more service providers, between a service provider and a group of consumers. In addition, any direction, Xx orders or decisions can be challenged by appealing to TDSAT
#11 • “X service is an electronic signature service as per the second schedule of Information Technology Act. Y is a licensed certifying authority empanelled by Controller of Certifying Authorities to operate as eSign Service Provider. • Y’s X service enables Application Service Providers (ASP) to enable their users to electronically sign documents using Aadhaar number. This will be a valid legal signature, in accordance to India IT Act. (Equivalent to existing Digital Signature) • X services from Y allows easy, efﬁcient and secure signing of the documents. This service allows any Aadhaar holder to digitally sign an electronic document without having to obtain a physical digital signature certiﬁcate (in USB Crypto Token). • Application Service Providers (ASP) can integrate this service within their application to offer Aadhaar holders a way to sign electronic forms and documents. Y’s X service, offers applications a mechanism to replace manual paper based signatures by integrating this service within their applications.”
#12 • The name is inspired by the title X derived from Sanskrit. X is the sacred sound of cosmic auspiciousness and abundance in the Hindu religion. It stands for abundance, auspiciousness, afﬂuence, grace, wealth, light, luster, splendor, beauty, loveliness and authority. • X is a planned integrated business city located 55 km north of Chennai on NH 5 in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India abutting Tamil Nadu border. Much of the X area is in Chittoor District and a smaller area along the NH5is in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh, India.
#13 • X is an Indian e-commerce shopping website headquartered in Noida, India, launched in 2010. It is owned by One97 Communications. The ﬁrm started by offering mobile recharging, adding bill payment and e- commerce, with products similar to businesses such as Flipkart, Amazon.com, Snapdeal. In 2015, it added booking bus travel. • In 2014, the company launched X Wallet, now India’s largest mobile payment service platform with over 40 million wallets. The service soon became the preferred mode of payment across leading consumer internet companies.
#14 • X is an Indian technology park. It is the largest information technology park in India in terms of built up area. The park is dedicated to IT ventures. Launched in 1990, X as of 2015 has 9.33 million square feet of built-up area, and is home to over 300 companies, employing nearly 46,000 professionals. X is currently on an expansion mode by adding another 37 hectares as part of Phase III expansion and 450 acres (1.8 km2) as Y—an integrated IT township.
#15 • 1 Year Brand Warranty, MRP: Rs 18000, 1.5 Ghz Quad Core Dual SIM (GSM+GSM), Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable Up To 64 GB, 12.7 cm (5) Capacitive Display, 13 MP Rear Camera Flash Autofocus, 5 MP Front Camera, Bluetooth, WiFi,3G, GPS, USB, 3.5mm audio jack, 3150 mAh. • Commercially known as the Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey. • Colloquially known as X
Ans:The NaMo Phone
#16 • X is a free and open source Linux distribution developed by the National Resource Centre for Free/Open Source Software of India. The latest version is 6.0. • This software package has been described as “India’s own PC operating system” and “the most meaningful product to come out of the Indian software industry in decades — and let’s recognise it, this is work that a government department had to do.” • The software has also been endorsed by the Government of India for adoption and implementation on a national scale. It was developed at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Chennai INDIA. X GNU/Linux is an “LSB certiﬁed” Linux distribution: the software has been certiﬁed by the Linux Foundation for compliance with the Linux Standard Base standard. X GNU/Linux is derived from Debian GNU/Linux.
#17 • X Limited (formerly X Technologies Limited) is an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology, software engineering and outsourcing services. It is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka. • X is the second-largest India-based IT services company by 2014 revenues, and the ﬁfth largest employer of H-1B visa professionals in the United States in FY 2013. On 15 February 2015, its market capitalisation was ₹ 263,735 crores ($42.51 billion), making it India’s sixth largest publicly traded company.
#18 • X launched India’s ﬁrst Y service, using TD-LTE technology, in Kolkata on 10 April 2012. On June 2013 prior to the ofﬁcial launch in Kolkata, a group consisting of China Mobile, X and SoftBank Mobile came together, called Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) in Barcelona, Spain and they signed the commitment towards TD-LTE standards for the Asian region. It must be noted that Bharti Airtel’s Y network does not support mainstream Y phones such as Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Galaxy S4 and others.
#19 • A X in business speak is a company that helps new and startup companies to develop by providing services such as management training or ofﬁce space. • X differ from research and technology parks in their dedication to startup and early-stage companies. Research and technology parks, on the other hand, tend to be large-scale projects that house everything from corporate, government or university labs to very small companies. Most research and technology parks do not offer business assistance services, which are the hallmark of a X.
#20 • X is a not-for-proﬁt business incubator based in Kochi, Kerala, India. The organisation aimed to launch 1,000 technology startups over the next ten years and start the search for the next billion-dollar Indian company. It focusses primarily on student startups and telecom innovation. It is India’s ﬁrst incubator that is funded jointly by the public and private sector. As of October 2013, X has incubated 450 startups. The promoters of X are Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Technopark, Trivandrum and MobME Wireless. Kris Gopalakrishnan, co- founder of Infosys and an IT entrepreneur from Kerala, is the chief mentor at X
#21 • The X is a trade association of Indian Information Technology (IT) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry. Established in 1988, X is a non-proﬁt organisation. • X is a global trade body with over 2000 members, of which over 250 are companies from the China, EU, Japan, US and UK. X’s member companies are in the business of software development, software services, software products, IT-enabled/BPO services and e-commerce. • X facilitates business and trade in software and services and encourages the advancement of research in software technology. It is registered under the Indian Societies Act, 1860. • X is headquartered in New Delhi, India, with regional ofﬁces in the cities of Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram.
#22 • The X is a non-immigrant visa in the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act, section. It allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. If a foreign worker in X status quits or is dismissed from the sponsoring employer, the worker must either apply for and be granted a change of status to another non-immigrant status, ﬁnd another employer (subject to application for adjustment of status and/or change of visa), or leave the U.S.
Ans:The H-1B Visa
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