IIT-KHARAGPUR ITB QUIZ PRELIMS - Ideon 2001 Q-File 20 Qns by : G.Sreekanth 1.On whose tombstone would you find the inscription : " Here lies a man ; Who knew how to enlist ; in his service; Better men than himself " . ans) Andrew Carnegie. 2. The first U.S. coin to bear the words "United States of America," was a penny piece made in 1727. There was plain spoken motto inscribed on it . What was the inscription ? ans) Mind Your Own Business. 3. Which product has/had the punchline " men are from mars , woman are just down to earth " ? ans) Femina. 4. "Dedicated to the second best advertising agency in the whole world ; Whoever they might be." Name the book. ans) Positioning - Al Ries and Jack Trout. 5. The first clone of Apple II computer appeared in 1979. What was its name ? ans) Orange. 6. In IT world who or what is 'NOISE' ? ans)The adversaries and enemies of Microsoft: Netscape, Oracle, IBM, Sun, and Everyone else. 7. What could have been Neon , Lyric , Pepper or Silk ? ans) Java. 8. What is " Bill Gates tax " ? ans)The amount of money out of the price of a new personal computer that goes to Microsoft in the form of operating system licensing fees and other charges. 9. When Steve Wozniak was 18 yrs old , he used to sell illegal devices that allowed free long distance phone calls. This was at a place called Homebrew Computer Club . To whom did he make his first free phone call ? ans) To the Pope at Vatican. 10. Two of the current management jargons in vogue are FIB & FIPB . What do they stand for ? ans)Fire In Belly -for young managers ; Fire In Pot Belly - for fat , middle-aged managers.