Thursday, January 26, 2012

Quiz Time 27

1) Identify the former President of PayPal who has now taken over as Yahoo's CEO.

2)Which company  makes the Ascend P1 S, the world's slimmest smartphone at 6.68 mm that was unveiled at CES 2012?



4)Identify him and also tell why is he popular?

5) Researchers at which cyber giant have announced that it is possible to store a bit of information in as little as 12 magnetic atoms? *

6)This  plaque commemorating the creation of Mosaic web browser can be found where?

File:Mosaic browser plaque ncsa.jpg

7) Name the world's thinnest (7.7mm) and lightest (1.2 pounds) 10-inch tablet unveiled by Toshiba at this year's CES.

8)Dell "XPS"  is a line of gaming and performance computers manufactured by Dell Computers.
So,what does XPS stand for ?

9)Identify him

10) Which failed multimedia platform that was designed by Apple Computer and produced by Bandai in 1995?

PS-*This research can have phenomenal impact.It means that in just 28 gm of Silicon we can store 6 x 10^22 bits.Imagine then in a hard disk of 1 kg how much data you can store.I haven't calculated but its too large :P


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  2. 1)Scott Thompson
    2)Huawei(Was reading about it minutes before this quiz was posted :D)
    3)I think it's about Paul Allen reserving a spot for his yacht at 2012 London Olympics
    4)Tarun Tejpal (For the Tehelka Magazine I guess?)
    7)Excite X10
    8)Xtreme Performance System
    9)Sanjay Jha (CEO of Motorola I think)

  3. 3.Windows 95(codenamed chicago)
    oders hav been answered

  4. Thanks all for commenting.
    The answers are:-
    1)Scott Thompson
    3)Windows 95(codenamed chicago)
    4)Tarun Tejpal (For the
    6)Its outside NCSA(National Centre for Super Computing Applications).The mosaic browser was developed there.
    7)Excite X10
    8)Xtreme Performance System
    9)Sanjay Jha (CEO of Motorola)