Saturday, February 25, 2012

Quiz Time 39

1)Identify him

2)Name the game engine used by Crytek to make first person shooter games?

File:Xerox 8010 compound document.jpgXerox Star 8010.jpg
Hint-The connect is a technology which revolutionized text editing :)Mention how u arrived at the connect

4)'X' was an early computer research project developed by DARPA in collaboration with University of Berkeley.It aimed to produced a time sharing system.It pioneered many computer hardware techniques like memory paging, and protected memory.Identify X?

5)Identify him and he is the CEO of which company?

6)Which was the most famous mainframe computer produced by DEC in 1960s?

7)Expand API?

8)Which famous tech personality first coined the term "Bug"?

9)Identify him?


Hint-The connect is an American Multi-National.Yes,its related to technology only.The first two are a direct hint while 3rd is too difficult to connect.
Just think laterally!!And do write how u arrived at the connect.


  1. 1. Thomas Watson?
    2. Cry engine
    3. WYSIWYG
    4. ARPANET
    5. Carl Bass - Autodesk
    6. PDP-1?
    7. Application programming interface
    8. Grace Hopper
    9. David Cote of honeywell
    10. Apple?

  2. eastman
    2.cry engine
    3.WYSIWYG-the first one is the first GUI developed at xerox ,which was first visioned by lampson.the xerox star is just a successor of the xerox alto and at PARc lampson had helped in the creation of the WYSIWYG.
    5.carl bass-Autodesk
    7.Application programming interface
    8.Grace Hopper
    9.David Cote-ceo honeywell
    10.general electric- edison's company - and it has been their in the dow index since 1907, the longest ever by any other company.

  3. 3.Graphical User Interface
    First GUI OS.
    First commercial computer with GUI-the xerox star 8010.
    B.Lampson was one of the founding members of Xerox PARC and was also one of the members in the development of Xerox Alto and Xerox Star.

    10.General Electric
    Thomas Edison was a co-founder.
    GE was one of the seven dwarfs with respect to IBM which was called the Snow White.
    GE has remained a part of Dow Jones Industrial Average since its founding.

  4. Thanks all for commenting!!!
    Susovan M got all correct.
    3.Its WYSIWYG
    Why not GUI
    Bravo, was a document preparation program for the Xerox Alto produced at Xerox PARC by Butler Lampson.But the software was first included in Xerox Star.
    The pic is that of document displayed in Xerox Star by using WYSIWYG technology.
    And above all i had already given the hint(see above) that its related to text.

    Anyway thanks for thinking a bit different than the rest.I really appreciate it.

  5. siddhart bhai i must tell u..........the qs u post r jus awesum.....thanx for alll tht u hv posted till nw.......n am eager fr the nexties too. :P :)