Friday, 25 January 2013

Riddle IT Quiz 1

1. "I don't think I've ever worked so hard on something, but working on 'X'
   was the neatest experience of my life.Almost everyone who worked on it will say
   that.None of us wanted to release it at the end. It was as though we knew that once
   it was out of our hands, it wouldn't be ours anymore. When we finally presented
   it at the shareholders' meeting, everyone in the auditorium stood up  and gave it a
   5-minute ovation. What was incredible to me was that I could see the 'X' team in the
   first few rows. It was as though none of us could believe that we'd actually finished it.
   Everyone started crying."
   ID X and the narrator.

Ans.X-Macintosh,steve Jobs is the narrator.

2. In 1966, after 'X'S father’s death, 'X' returned home from Stanford University and 
   took over 'Y' as its chairman at the age of 21.He was instrumental in transforming
   'Y' into a highly profitable, diversified corporation that eventually included such
   products as the Y SuperGenius personal computers, that in 1999 were the one
   Indian PC range to obtain the US-based National Software Testing Laboratory (NSTL) 
   certification for the Year 2000 (Y2K) compliance in hardware for all models.'X'
   is a major shareholder in 'Y'.During the 1970s and 1980s, the company shifted 
   its focus to new business opportunities in the IT and computing industry, which was 
   at a nascent stage in India at the time. 
   ID X and Y.

Ans.X-Azim Premji,Y-Wipro

3."They frame it as if the whole reason for making 'X' and building something was 
  because I wanted to get girls or I wanted to get into some sort of social 
  institution.They just can't wrap their head around the idea that someone might build 
  something because they like building things."
  Identify X,who is the narrator and what is he talking about?

Ans.X-Facebook,Mark zuckerberg talking about the movie 'The Social Network'
    (movie based on Facebook)

4. 'X' is a "democratic" conference of computer enthusiasts.The topics of discussion are
   focused on technology and the internet.The fisrt 'X' conference was held in the offices
   of Socialtext in Palo Alto,CA in 2005.'X' arose as an open-to-the-public alternative
   to Foo Camp, which is an annual invitation-only participant-driven conference hosted by 
   Tim O'Reilly.
   ID X.


5. X has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize Twice ~240 nominations in both 2010  & 2011 But X hasn't Been awarded yet, as no one knows who should be given the prize(?)
   X has instilled the feeling of right to freedom of speech & right to information in
   humans for the past 10 years and continues to do so.X has also overthrown many 
   ID X.

Ans.Internet (Surprised!)

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