Thursday, January 10, 2008


My first quiz post of 2008.The 9th edition has 7 questions from the world of technology.Hoping for an increase in the number of responses. Send in your answers and suggestions to within the next 7 days.

Happy Quizzing [:)]

1.Identify the Indian IT consulting company from its logo.

Ans, Mindtree Consulting
2.Two graduate students at the NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications), Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina, created the first version of this software and called it Mosaic, in early 1993.The founded a company which dominated the internet in the mid 90s.AOL which currently owns it will stop supporting this software from February 1st,2008. What am I talking of?

Ans.Netscape Navigator web browser.

3.It was billed as Microsoft's answer to Apple.Logo of which,not so popular product.

Ans. Zune music player
4. What is the name of Google’s operating system for mobile phones ?

Ans. Android

The first early prototype was unveiled by Nicholas Negroponte and Kofi Annan on November 16, 2005 at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis , The devices are manufactured by a Taiwan based company called Quanta Computers. Recently in the news for Intel resigning from its board of directors of the organisation behind this product or device ,what organization and product is being talked of.

Ans. XO laptop.The laptop for One Laptop Per Child program.

This French search engine calls itself “The Other Search Engine” Its home page allows user to search the Wikipedia , and shows thumbnails of the results on the left side of the page. Just name the search engine.

Ans. Exalead (

7.Identify this ubiquitous icon in the world wide web ?

Ans. RSS icon

It was great to receive more than 50 replies for this set of FNQs.Kudos to all of you who tried the quiz.


ARUN said...

7. rss feed

Mohammad Asadullah said...

1. Mindtree
2. Netscape Navigator
3. Microsoft Zune
4. -
5. One Laptop per child(OLPC Project)
6. -
7. RSS(Really Simple Syndication)

Aniruddha Biswas said...

Arun your answer is correct.

Mohammad,your 5 attempts are all correct

Happy Quizzing

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