Thursday, September 20, 2012

Quiz Time 84

1)What is "Slurp" in the context of search engines ?

2)Id the site and which company acquired it?

3)Mike Bergman, founder of BrightPlanet, is credited with coining which phrase ?

4)X  started his career at IBM in San Jose, California.He was a pioneer of the disk drive.He founded Y in February 1973 and then resigned. Y was bought by Xerox.He received the 1997 IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award. Identify X ?

5)"New York. Fugitive undercover cop. Nothing to lose." Id the game?

6)Id the logo
7)X is a video gaming website that provides newsreviewspreviews of games.The site was launched on May 1, 1996 by Pete Deemer, Vince Broady and Jon Epstein. It has won Webby Award several times.CNET Networks is the current owner of the site. Id X ?

8)What is SpringBoard in the context of iOS ?

9)Id the logo
10)Xwas  originally designed for interactive television.It went by the name Green , and was later renamed as X..
 It promised "Write Once, Run Anywhere" (WORA), providing no-cost run-times on popular platforms.
Identify X ?


  1. 4. Alan shughart?
    5. max Payne
    8. home screen
    10. java?

  2. 1-Yahoos web crawler?
    2-Inktome corp
    6-Sega Dreamcast
    8-Like the desktop to launch apps..

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  4. Thanks all for commenting! The answers are:-
    1-Yahoos web crawler
    2-Inktomi corp
    3-Deep Web
    4)Alan Shugart Y- Shugart Associates
    5)Max Payne
    6-Sega Dreamcast
    8)The home screen