Computer and IT Quiz Questions with Answers for Degree and College Students

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Computer and IT for Degree and College Students

 

Computer and IT Quiz Questions with Answers for Degree and College Students

 

Computer Part 1

 

  1. What was acquired by Google for $3.1 billion (in cash) from a San Francisco-based private equity firm Hellman & Friedman along with JMI Equity and management?

Answer:  DoubleClick Inc.

 

  1. Who has launched an electronic book reader called PRS-700?

Answer: Sony

 

  1. Which telephone giant has a trademark on the term ‘flip phone’?

Answer: Motorola

 

  1. What is Microsoft’s paid-search advertising program called?

Answer: MSN AdCenter

 

  1. Who developed the Token-Ring LAN technology in the 1980s?

Answer: IBM

 

  1. What is the new service started by Apple Inc for all its iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and PC to keep everything in sync?

Answer: MobileMe

 

  1. Name the Indian IT services company taken over completely by Citigroup for about $126 million?

Answer: E-Serve

 

  1. Who gave the name ‘ Virus’?

Answer: Dr. Fred Kohen

 

  1. Which very popular site was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim in February 2005?

Answer: You Tube

 

  1. What was the former name of Google Book Search?

Answer: Google Print

 

Learn More about Computer and IT – Part 2

 

  1. Of which famous computer company was Michael M. Scott the first president in 1977?

Answer: Apple

 

  1. The new product of which Taiwanese major it company is Iconia?

Answer: Acer

 

  1. Which famous California-based company has the NYSE ticker STX?

Answer: Sea Gate

 

  1. Which globally famous job-search portal’s trademarked tagline is `never settle’?

Answer: Monster.com

 

  1. Whose search technology is called Web Fountain?

Answer: IBM

 

  1. Which famous PC company is headquartered at Round Rock, Texas

Answer: Dell

 

  1. Who has registered the domain name gbrowser.com leading to the speculation of a browser on the anvil?

Answer: Google

 

  1. Which highly successful portal takes its name from a Song Dynasty poem written several centuries ago?

Answer: Baidu

 

  1. Which cyber-major picked up Serious Magic, a privately held maker of video production software?

Answer: Adobe

 

  1. ‘Experience Change’ is the tagline of which company?

Answer: Videocon

 

General Computer Questions Part 3

 

  1. Who bought Right Media, which operates a real-time online display ad exchange, for $680 million?

Answer: Yahoo

 

  1. Who claims to be the ‘First Internet search engine to launch Image, Audio, and Video search capabilities’?

Answer: Alta Vista

 

  1. Who is regarded as Father of Wi-Fi?

Answer: Vic Hayes

 

  1. Who quoted “I Would Trade all my technology for an afternoon with Socrates”

Answer: Steve Jobs

 

  1. Pescadero, Oceano and Indio are codenames of earlier versions of which popular software?

Answer: Firefox browser

 

  1. One Laptop Per Child(OLPC) was proposed by whom?

Answer: Nicholas Negroponte

 

  1. Name the only Indian on Google’s Board of Directors.

Answer: Ram Shriram

 

  1. If its iPad for Apple, for whom will it be Optimus?

Answer: LG

 

  1. Which doyen of the Indian IT industry resigned from the company he built to start up “Happiest Minds India Ltd”?

Answer: Ashok Soota

 

  1. Who makes the Reclaim and Blue Earth range of mobile phones?

Answer: Samsung

 

Computer Awareness Quiz for Competitive Exam Part 4

 

  1. Expand UWB.

Answer: Ultra Wide Band

 

  1. Which was the world’s first spreadsheet?

Answer: VisiCalc

 

  1. Who makes the Angry Birds game?

Answer: Rovio Mobile

 

  1. What is Asus tablet called?

Answer: Eee Pad

 

  1. What is sometimes described as the “SMS of the internet?”

Answer: Twitter

 

  1. Expand HAN.

Answer: Home Area Network

 

  1. Which company was the first to develop GUI?

Answer: Xerox

 

  1. Which company began as ‘Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory’?

Answer: Canon

 

  1. Whose Web site tagline is `The Trusted Choice for Online Business’?

Answer: Akamai

 

  1. The Development Gateway Foundation is an enabler of development. They were originally started by which organization headed by Robert Zoellick?

Answer: World Bank

 

Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers for Degree and College Students Part 5

 

  1. What was developed by Lary Wall as a replacement for AWK, a text processing language?

Answer: Perl

 

  1. If Google owns the PageRank trademark, who owns the patent to the process?

Answer: Stanford University

 

  1. Which game-maker is the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners, an MLB team?

Answer: Nintendo

 

  1. Who developed Xross Media Bar (XMB), the Emmy-award winning GUI system?

Answer: Sony

 

  1. Expand GPRS.

Answer: General Packet Radio Service

 

  1. Who makes the very popular Facebook games FarmVille and PetVille?

Answer: Zynga

 

  1. Who sold off social network Bebo, chat client ICQ and an investment in travel searchsite Kayak in the past quarter?

Answer: AOL

 

  1. Epic is a web browser made by which country?

Answer: India

 

  1. When you have a CD which is given free with a magazine, what is that called?

Answer: Onsert

 

  1. Which Web Site tells that “Discover what’s happening right now”?

Answer: Twitter

 

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