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Dec 08, 2017 05:05 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #6: Test your knowledge

The sixth in the Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz series.

Avinash Mudaliar @moneycontrolcom
Chetan K.S. - a student in the 10th standard, designed this using the colours blue, red and bright yellow. It was presented to the world on August 18, 1999. The decisive skyward, blue brush stroke is Chetan's way of communicating imagination, the red stands for action, while the bright yellow bubbles represent joy. He created the old logo of which “breakaway” company. What are we talking about? | Answer: Mind Tree (Image Credits: History Of All Logos)
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Chetan K.S. - a student in the 10th standard, designed this using the colours blue, red and bright yellow. It was presented to the world on August 18, 1999. The decisive skyward, blue brush stroke is Chetan's way of communicating imagination, the red stands for action, while the bright yellow bubbles represent joy. He created the old logo of which “breakaway” company. What are we talking about? | Answer: Mind Tree (Image Credits: History Of All Logos)

He was one of the pioneers of the Indian Software Industry when he co-founded Processor systems India, now famous as PSI Bull, with Vinay Deshpande as way back as the early 80s. But he's best known for pioneering something else. Who and what? | Answer: Ajith Balakrishnan, best known as the man behind rediff.com (Image credits: Getty)
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He was one of the pioneers of the Indian Software Industry when he co-founded Processor systems India, now famous as PSI Bull, with Vinay Deshpande as way back as the early 80s. But he's best known for pioneering something else. Who and what? | Answer: Ajith Balakrishnan, best known as the man behind rediff.com (Image credits: Getty)

Identify this person, who has the distinction of being the only person other than Gandhi to pose barefoot on the cover of Time Magazine? | Answer: Marc Andreessen (Image credits: Reuters)
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Identify this person, who has the distinction of being the only person other than Gandhi to pose barefoot on the cover of Time Magazine? | Answer: Marc Andreessen (Image credits: Reuters)

Which company was started to manage the punch card operations of the attendance monitoring system of a huge steel plant before it grow into one of the largest IT companies in its country? | Answer: Tata Consultancy Services was originally started to manage the punch card system of TISCO in Jamshedpur.
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Which company was started to manage the punch card operations of the attendance monitoring system of a huge steel plant before it grow into one of the largest IT companies in its country? | Answer: Tata Consultancy Services was originally started to manage the punch card system of TISCO in Jamshedpur.

"I did not suspect that this small order was going to become so significant. I did so many of other things but... I am known only for that. It is me which invented this combination, but it is Bill which made it famous." Incidentally, what this person did took him only five minutes to write the data-processing code for it. Who? | Answer: David Bradley who devised the three finger salute - Ctrl+Alt+Del for a soft reboot of PC. (Image credits: Wikipedia)
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"I did not suspect that this small order was going to become so significant. I did so many of other things but... I am known only for that. It is me which invented this combination, but it is Bill which made it famous." Incidentally, what this person did took him only five minutes to write the data-processing code for it. Who? | Answer: David Bradley who devised the three finger salute - Ctrl+Alt+Del for a soft reboot of PC. (Image credits: Wikipedia)

If a URL had an extension .nt, which country or place would it refer to? | Answer: Neutral Zone (Image Credits: Pixabay)
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If a URL had an extension .nt, which country or place would it refer to? | Answer: Neutral Zone (Image Credits: Pixabay)

The computer game "Prince of Persia" was supposedly the inspiration for which game made into a movie? | Answer: Tomb Raider (Image credit: Pinterest)
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The computer game "Prince of Persia" was supposedly the inspiration for which game made into a movie? | Answer: Tomb Raider (Image credit: Pinterest)

The address was inspired by a programming concept. When X purchased a Cray X-MP in the 1980s, there was a saying: "A Cray is so fast it can execute Y in under 2 seconds!". Gimme X and Y. | Answer: Apple and Infinite Loop (Image credits: Pixabay)
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The address was inspired by a programming concept. When X purchased a Cray X-MP in the 1980s, there was a saying: "A Cray is so fast it can execute Y in under 2 seconds!". Gimme X and Y. | Answer: Apple and Infinite Loop (Image credits: Pixabay)

What is GEMAYA in Wall Street parlance? | Answer: Google, eBay, Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo and AOL.
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What is GEMAYA in Wall Street parlance? | Answer: Google, eBay, Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo and AOL.

What is the contribution of Scott Fahlman of Carnegie Mellon University to everyday usage in the world of "communication"? | Answer: Smileys / Emoticons.
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What is the contribution of Scott Fahlman of Carnegie Mellon University to everyday usage in the world of "communication"? | Answer: Smileys / Emoticons.

In 1967 IBM gave their San Jose, California storage development centre a new task: develop a simple and inexpensive system for loading microcode into their System/370 mainframes. What emanated? | Answer: 8-inch floppy formats
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In 1967 IBM gave their San Jose, California storage development centre a new task: develop a simple and inexpensive system for loading microcode into their System/370 mainframes. What emanated? | Answer: 8-inch floppy formats

It derives its name from the fact that it uses short wavelength laser to read and write to the chalcogenide disc. This enables more information to be stored digitally in the same amount of space. What? | Answer: The now famous Blu-ray discs which use shorter wavelength Blue-violet lasers (405nm) (Image Credit: Pixabay)
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It derives its name from the fact that it uses short wavelength laser to read and write to the chalcogenide disc. This enables more information to be stored digitally in the same amount of space. What? | Answer: The now famous Blu-ray discs which use shorter wavelength Blue-violet lasers (405nm) (Image Credit: Pixabay)

The Net Burst Micro architecture is the name given to the architecture that succeeded the P6 micro architecture in the x86family of CPUs. The Net Burst architecture basically includes features such as "Hyper Pipelined Technology" and "Rapid Execution Engine" which are firsts in this particular micro architecture. What is the name of its successor? | Answer: Intel Core 2 - Core 2 is an eighth-generation x86 architecture microprocessor produced by Intel on an all-new CPU architecture called the Intel Core micro architecture, which is the successor of Net Burst micro architecture that has powered most Intel processors since 2000.
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The Net Burst Micro architecture is the name given to the architecture that succeeded the P6 micro architecture in the x86family of CPUs. The Net Burst architecture basically includes features such as "Hyper Pipelined Technology" and "Rapid Execution Engine" which are firsts in this particular micro architecture. What is the name of its successor? | Answer: Intel Core 2 - Core 2 is an eighth-generation x86 architecture microprocessor produced by Intel on an all-new CPU architecture called the Intel Core micro architecture, which is the successor of Net Burst micro architecture that has powered most Intel processors since 2000.

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