Friday, September 9, 2022

National level-Rural IT Quiz 2022



 Rc.No.ESE02/560/2021-SCERT 09/09/2022

Sub: School Education – National level-Rural IT Quiz 2022 programme to the students - conducted by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)& Government of Karnataka- Orders -Issued-Reg

Ref: 1. E-mail from Smt.Shoba Murthy, General Manager,TCS has sent mail to Peshi of this officedt.17.08.2022 regarding conducting of Rural IT Quiz 2021. 2. Demo report related to Rural IT Quiz

All the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officers in the state is invited to the references read above and they are informed that, in the reference 1st read above, the Tata Consultancy Services has intended to conduct Rural IT Quiz -2022 aimed at educating young students (8 – 12 standard) in the state and the programme leads the students to get the value mental agility, out-of-the box thinking and builds the confdence among the youth as they grow into responsible citizens who will steer the nation to greater heights in the years ahead.

To encourage the schools in our State to participate on a large scale, as there are prizes to be won both at the State level and National level. The programme will be conducted from September to November 2022 through Online tests and Virtual quiz shows.

Finalists from all eight States will participate in the virtual National fnals, scheduled during November 2021 at Bangalore. National winners, Runner-up and all fnalists will be given higher prizes. The details of the competition is appended to these proceedings.

Therefore, all the District Educational Officers in the state are requested to give wide publicity on the quiz and ensure huge number of students to attend/participate the quiz program.

If any query in this regard please contact Sri K.Satish,Professor,SCERT,AP 9177868449.

ENTRY AND ELIGIBILITY

✓ There is NO entry or registration fee. 

✓ Students from 8th to 12th Std. studying in schools outside city corporation limits are eligible to participate. 

✓ Only 4 Best Students per school will be allowed to participate. 

✓ A maximum of 800 students to be selected from the State for the National level Online Test.

 Round 1: School Level

The School will select 4 Best Students by using the enclosed Model Question Paper. The test should be written individually (single participant). 

• Answers to the model question paper have also been provided to facilitate correction after the test. Question No. 16 – 20 are tie-breaker questions. The students answering these questions to be given preference while selecting the 4 Best Students. In the event of same scores, the school can decide the 4 Best Students. 

• The school should send following details of the selected 4 students to the Event Coordinator of the program before 15th September. Names of the students, student’s Email ID, cellphone number, DOB, Gender(Male/Female), Standard(Class), School name, District name, Teachers cellphone no. and Email ID in Excel sheet format.

Round 2: Online Test

After the Online registration process, student will receive a unique User ID and Password by 25th September, 2022. The online Mock/Practice Test is scheduled on 27th September, 2022 and the actual online Prelims Test on 28th September, 2022. All instructions will be sent by mail to the student. 

• Computer/Laptop for selected students should preferably be made available either at School/College or District Education Centre for purpose of Online Test. Alternately, students can also take the test on their personal device/ smart phone. Please ensure good internet connection and back-up generator in case of power failure, to be made available to the students.

Round 3 : Regional Finals

• All States & Union territories of India have been divided into 8 Regions. Each Region will have a group of 4 – 5 States. The Top 8 students will be selected after the Online Test from each Region and will participate in the Regional finals which will be conducted in virtual format by the Quizmaster. There are 8 Regional finals for All India. 

• Regional Finals will be held between 10th – 20th Oct, 2022 and date will be informed by the Quiz Masters team

Round 3: National Finals

The Winner from each Regional Final will participate in the National Final which will be held at Bengaluru as part of Bengaluru Tech Summit during November, 2022. To & fro air travel and accommodation for the student and one Teacher will be provided by TCS for the National Finals at Bengaluru. 

• The winner will emerge as the National Rural IT Quiz Champion

SUBJECT

✓ The quiz will mainly focus on application of Technology across various sectors and aspects such as: the technology environment, the business, its people, new trends, legends, etc. 

✓ Areas where IT has made an impact - education, entertainment, books, multimedia, music, movies, internet, banking, advertising, sports, gaming, social networking and world of mobiles. 

✓ World of internet, and unique websites, IT buzzwords and acronyms. 

✓ Personalia - International, national and communications companies( e.g.: Microsoft, TCS, IBM, Dell, Lenovo, Google, Amazon, Apple, etc) 

✓ Software products, history of IT, companies and brands. Also emerging areas such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, telecom, biometrics and robotics. 

✓ Students are advised to browse IT company’s websites e.g.: www.tcs.com, etc

PRIZES GALORE

✓ There will be attractive prizes for all finalists at the Regional level and National level,. Regional Winner – Gift Vouchers of Rs 10,000/- & Runner-up Rs 7000/. National Winner – Rs 1,00,000/- & National Runner-up Rs 50,000/-. 

✓ In addition, all participants will receive certificates. Teachers guiding students will also receive certificates.

RULES OF THE GAME

At the Regional Finals, the Top 8 students from a group of 4-5 States will participate in the virtual Regional Finals Quiz program in their school uniform. They should carry their school ID card if possible and participate either in School/College, District Education Centre or from home with good internet connectivity. 

✓ Please ensure good internet connection and generator power back-up in case of power failure, to be made available to the students. 

✓ Quizmasters Team will share all instructions before the virtual Regional Finals quiz program. 

✓ The Regional Finals and National Finals will be conducted under infinite system (bouncing rounds) and will comprise oral questions, audio, visual, connect and rapidfire rounds. The scoring system will be explained by the Quizmaster before each round. 

✓ Ties, if any, will be suitably resolved. The Quizmaster’s verdict will be final. ✓ Scores will be displayed and winners announced at the end of the quiz. 

✓ Respective schools/colleges will be responsible for the discipline and safety of the participating students. In no event will TCS be responsible or liable for any consequential damages whatsoever relating to organizing and conducting the quiz or any matters related thereto. TCS reserves the right to change or cancel the quiz, or date without notice.

RURAL IT QUIZ 2022 – Question Paper for Round 1 Test

1. Who is the Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services? Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata, N. Chandrasekaran 

2. On a computer keyboard, above which key is the symbol ‘#’ or ‘Hashtag’ seen? 1, 2, 3 

3. Candy crush saga is a game that is developed by which studio? Imangi studios, Ensemble studios, King studios 

4. Which of the following is NOT an Apple product? iKey, iPhone, Ipad 

5. DynaTac was invented by Martin Cooper. It is the first in the world for what? Camera, Typewriter, Mobile phone. 

6. Which global video sharing website was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim? YouTube, Hulu, Metacafe 

7. With which social media platform would you associate the color ‘Blue’? Facebook, SnapChat, Google+ 

8. Which of the following is an Android OS? Ladoo, Kitkat, Oreo 

9. ‘Red Bird, Blue Bird, Yellow Bird, Black Bird, Boomerang Bird’ are all characters of which game? Angry Birds, Temple Run, Subway Surfer 

10. A ______is a table of values arranged in rows and columns that are used for organisation, analysis and storage of data. Word Processor, Database, Spreadsheet 

11. In Microsoft Office documents what is the short cut key to REDO any text? Ctrl+W, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Y 

12. Which Indian cricketer is the brand ambassador of Lava phones? Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni 

13. Laser, Dot matrix, Ink-jet are all types of what? Printers, Keyboards, Mouse 

14. What is a self-portrait photograph taken using a camera with support from hand or monopods called? Usfie, Myfie, Selfie 

15. '.jpeg' is an extension that refers usually to what kind of files? Photos, Videos, Music

TIE BREAKER QUESTIONS

16. With what application would one associate the terms ‘Seeders’ and ‘Leechers’? 

17. Sonic the hedgegog is the mascot of which gaming company? 

18. Alipay is an online payment platform started by which company? 

19. LinkedIn, the professional social networking site was bought by which company? 

20. COD is a method where payment is made when the goods are delivered. What does COD stand for?

  RURAL IT QUIZ 2022 - ROUND 1 Answers

1. Who is the Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services? Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata, N. Chandrasekaran 

2. On a computer keyboard, above which key is the symbol ‘#’ or ‘Hashtag’ seen? 1, 2, 3 

3. Candy crush saga is a game that is developed by which studio? Imangi studios, Ensemble studios, King studios 

4. Which of the following is NOT an Apple product? iKey, iPhone, Ipad 

5. DynaTac was invented by Martin Cooper. It is the first in the world for what? Camera, Typewriter, Mobile phone. 

6. Which global video sharing website was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim? YouTube, Hulu, Metacafe 

7. With which social media platform would you associate the color ‘Blue’? Facebook, SnapChat, Google+

 8. Which of the following is an Android OS? Ladoo, Kitkat, Oreo 

9. ‘Red Bird, Blue Bird, Yellow Bird, Black Bird, Boomerang Bird’ are all characters of which game? Angry Birds, Temple Run, Subway Surfer 

10. A ______is a table of values arranged in rows and columns that are used for organisation, analysis and storage of data. Word Processor, Database, Spreadsheet 

11. In Microsoft Office documents what is the short cut key to REDO any text? Ctrl+W, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Y 

12. Which Indian cricketer is the brand ambassador of Lava phones? Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni 

13. Laser, Dot matrix, Ink-jet are all types of what? Printers, Keyboards, Mouse 

14. What is a self-portrait photograph taken using a camera with support from hand or monopods called? Usfie, Myfie, Selfie 

15. '.jpeg' is an extension that refers usually to what kind of files? Photos, Videos, Music

 TIE BREAKER QUESTIONS 

16. With what application would one associate the terms ‘Seeders’ and ‘Leechers’? Torrent 

17. Sonic the hedgegog is the mascot of which gaming company? Sega 

18. Alipay is an online payment platform started by which company? Alibaba 

19. LinkedIn, the professional social networking site was bought by which company? Microsoft 

20. COD is a method where payment is made when the goods are delivered. What does COD stand for? Cash On Delivery

PROCEEDINGS - GUIDELINES

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