Questions for school IT Quiz Competition 2017


Questions for school IT Quiz Competition 2017

Q.1 This website was blocked in Turkey in early 2014 after a user named “haramzade-Ier” uploaded secretly recorded phone calls between the Turkish Prime Minister and his associates. The contents of the phone calls which shed light on corruption – cause outrage in the country and was key to larger scale protests. What Website?
Ans: SoundCloud



 Q.3 In 1912, Tokuji Hayakawa founded a metal workshop in Tokyo. One of his many inventions was a snap buckle named “Tokujibo”. Another of his inventions was the Ever-X mechanical pencil in 1915, from which the company derived his name.

The Great Kanto Earthquake occurred in 1923 which destroyed Hayakawa’s business. He gathered the remaining resources he had and relocated to Osaka where he then started developing his first radio. Much later in 1964, the company X came up with the world’s first transistor calculator.


Answer: Sharp

Q4. What is so special about this phone from Sony Erricson

Answer: First phone with a front camera

Q.5 In the Spring of 1991, John Warnock outlined a system called “Camelot”, that evolved into X after it had been later released by adobe

Answer: PDF

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Q.6  _____ is the computational process of transforming a postal address description to a location on the Earth’s surface (spatial representation in numerical coordinates)

Answer: Geo Coding



Answer: The essential Company

Q.8  L. Frank Baum, an author, mentioned the idea of an electronic display/spectacles that overlays data onto real life (in this case ‘people’), it is named a ‘character marker’

What is being talked about here?

Answer: Augmented Reality


Answer: Boston Dynamics

Q.10 The company X began in the wake of World War II. The company had $530 and a total of 8 employees. The inital name of the company was Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo. It built Japan’s first tape recorder, called the Type-G. It then went on to capture the entire technological entertainment market.


Answer: Sony

Q.11 EternalBlue was the codename of a certain something that created major chaos across the globe. What is being talked about here?

Answer: WannaCry Ransomware

Q.12 This person was first a carpenter then he changed his profession to a plumber. He belongs to Italy and is sometimes oddly called “the Jumpman”. He and his brother like to go for different adventures . His surname is his firstname.

What is being talked about here?

Answer: Mario

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Q.13 In 1998, photographer Charles “Chuck” O’Rear,  a 25-year veteran of National Geographic, was driving from Sonoma County through Napa on his way to Marin County. In January, as most California natives know, the rains come, and the hills explode into green for a few months before the withering summer heat browns them once again. On his way, he saw a very steep embankment with grass covering it. He pulled over to took a photo of that scenery and named it “Bliss”.

This Photograph became popular for a very different reason. What?

Answer: The Iconic “Bliss” Windows XP background

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Q.14  Address: 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California

Founders: Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskowitz and Chris Hughes

Acquired: Oculus

Answer Facebook

1.Who wrote the book " The Road Ahead" ?

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