Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Pioneers of Indian Information Technology Quiz
Indians have made commendable contributions to the IT industry. This quiz is about some of the Indian personalities who are pioneers of IT industry.




1. He developed the first Indian supercomputer and built the National Param Supercomputing Facility (NPSF) and is known as the "Father of Indian Supercomputing". Who is he?
Narinder Singh Kapany
Vijay P. Bhatkar
Vinod Dham
Sankar Kumar Pal

2. Name the Indian-born American physicist who coined the term "Fibre Optics" and is known as "Father of Fibre Optics"
Narinder Singh Kapany
Ramesh Raskar
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

3. ‘Pentium’ chip produced by Intel Corporation is basically the outcome of a research conducted by an Indian engineer. Do you know the creator of Pentium chip who is known as the "Father of the Pentium Chip"?
Krishna Bharat
Ankit Fadia
Vinod Dham
Arun Netravali

4. In 1996 he founded Hotmail, the worlds first webmail service, along with Jack Smith. Can you name this Indian enterpreneur who also started a free messaging service called JaxtrSMS?
Sundar Pichai
Ajay V Bhatt
Sabeer Bhatia
Ajit Balakrishnan

5. He was the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and the co-founder of Infosys. Who is he?
NR Narayana Murthy
Nandan Nilekani
S Gopalakrishnan
N S Raghavan

6. The founder chairman of Wipro Limited, he is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. He is a philanthropist, founded a non-profit organisation to contribute towards quality universal education. Who is he?
Narinder Singh Kapany
NR Narayana Murthy
Pranav Mistry
Azim Premji

7. He is one of the founders of Infosys and served as its CERO from 1981 to 2002. A recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan, he has been described as "Father of Indian IT Sector by Time magazine. Who is he?
NR Narayana Murthy
N S Raghavan
S Gopalakrishnan
Nandan Nilekani

8. Known as “The father of India’s communication revolution“ he is the founding Chairman of India’s Telecom Commission and served as chairman of the National Knowledge Commission. Can you name him?
Pranav Mistry
Vinod Khosla
Sam Pitroda
NR Narayana Murthy

9. He was the founder and first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest software consultancy company. Who is this Indian industrialist frequently referred to as the "Father of Indian Software Industry"?
Sundar Pichai
Arjun Malhotra
Sanjeev Bhikchandanani
F. C. Kohli

10. Can you name the Indian American business executive who is the Chief Executive Office (CEO) of Google Inc?
Ankit Fadia
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Sabeer Bhatia
Sundar Pichai

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