Epic Quest (I)

Epic Quest (I) 

Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 43 , Race Course Road , Bangalore- 560001

Landmark:Chalukya Hotel

Quizfest: Epic Quest

Host: D.R.S Team,Christ University,Bangalore

Date: 9th May 2009

Time: 02.00 PM

Open to: All Students (School, UG, PG) [Mixed teams allowed]

Type:Business Quiz

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Brand Equity Quiz 2009 – Delhi Questions

Accenture won the Delhi round of BEQ ’09 followed by NTPC and Samridhi Finance.

Find below questions from the Delhi Prelims (As questions are thanks to a telephonic conversation, the possibility of inaccuracy is extremely high. I’d therefore request Delhi participants/audience to write back in case of any mistakes. Thanks)

1) Turnover of 5 crores, supplier to MCD. Identify Entity?

Ans: Tihar Jail

2) Who said- ‘99% of advertising does Not work?’

Ans: David Ogilvy

3) 1920s- Postage stamp scam. Identify individual involved?

Ans: Charles Ponzi

4) Who are Scarlett Collared Workers?

Ans: Women who operate Porn Sites

5) Which company was the first to use a celebrity spokesperson?

Ans: Coca Cola

6) Reckitt Benckiser has recently launched two new flavours of Rose and Orange for which brand?

Ans: Harpic

7) After Sony and Disney, Warner Bros entered India producing which movie?

Ans: Chandni Chowk to China

8) BATOVKA was a first from this company and launched in 1897. Which company?

Ans: Bata

9) What is the symbol of Chiranjeevi’s party?

Ans: Railway Engine

10) Iceland lifted a ban on which product after many years?

Ans: Beer

11) Dabur to tie up with 150 Dhabas to promote sales for which brand  ?

Ans: Hajmola

12) 90% of rubies and 80% of teak from which country?

Ans: Burma

13) Which comic hero’s first book auction got around $300,000?

Ans: Superman

14) When Steve Jobs became CEO after his interim stint, what four letter word did he use for his designation?

Ans: iCEO

15) Sunil Chetri wears the jersey of which brand?

Ans: Kingfisher

17) What do you call a Simple Uncomplicated Financial Transaction?

Ans: Vanila Transaction

18) Lotta, Lifesavers etc are brands from?

Ans: Wrigley’s

19) Bell Boy was the first?

Ans: Paging system

20) Expand FFP?

Ans: Frequent Flyer Programme

21) ROFL: What is right- Le Meridien or La Meridien?

Ans: Le Meridien

22) Who is known as the Dr Spock of Management?

Ans: Peter Drucker

23) This product was built in 7 days for the Second World War. Identify

Ans: Willys Jeep

24) What is the Times Now Election analysis programme called?

Ans: Decision 09

25) What was the name of the Charles Dickens seaside home/mansion sold for 2 million pounds

Ans: Bleak House

26) Picture: Chanda Kochar

27) Product: Maskara

28) Ad: 7-7 (Double Seven)

29) Pic: Adam Smith

30) Ad: Royal Enfield

Questions from the other cities

Questions from Tata Crucible

More Questions here

Brand Equity Quiz 2009 – Bangalore Review & Questions

BEQ Bangalore was a fun filled event with Derek at his ‘unusual’ best. Good jokes interspersing good content. Tough battle for the title till the wire, but a composed IBM team won the Bangalore Edition. The other three teams in close contention till the last question were Kotak, Yahoo and Nokia.

The finalists

Cisco (Madhukar & Sri)

IBM (Lahar & Sumantro)


Kotak (Prasad Shetty)

Nokia (Anish Raju & Arvind Ramaih)

Yahoo! (Tejaswi & Ajay Kasargod)

The Prelims

1) In 2001, Canara Bank opened Bangalore’s first of its kind branch to cater exclusively to?

Ans: Women

2) The idea of using an ___ ___ in the automation industry came from the process adopted at the armour and swift meat packing.

Ans: Assembly Line

3) What is the longest running musical on Broadway?

Ans: Phantom of the Opera

4) Some commercial airlines have a three man cockpit- The Captain, First Officer and?

And: Flight Engineer

5) Which MNC’s inhouse production company in the UK is named ‘Glass and a half full productions’?

Ans: Cadbury

6) Who uses an armoured Cadillac codenamed ‘Stagecoach’?

Ans: Barack Obama

7) In 1948, which brand was launched when Josephine Esther Mentzer first got counter space on Fifth Avenue?

Ans: Estee Lauder

8) Walker, Nasty and Podium are brands of ___ manufactured in Bellary?

Ans: Denim/Jeans

9) Which actor is the brand ambassador of the newly launched Fanta Apple?

Ans: Genelia D’Souza

10) In the 1920s, which product obtained from a raw material white in colour was dubbed ‘white gold’?

Ans: Rubber

11) In 1923, Frank Parrson applied for a patent dor a frozen ice stick called?

Ans: Popsicle

12) Which board member of Godfrey Philips is also a high profile gentleman from Rajasthan?

Ans: Lalit Modi

13) What originated at Sian, followed by the Great Wall of China, bypassed Takla Makan desert, climbed the Pamir and crossed Afgan?

Ans: Silk Route

14) In 1944, the handwritten copy of which scientist’s work on Electrodynamics was sold for 6 million dollars to finance the war?

Ans: Einstein

15) In the 1926 British budget, which British Chancellor of Exchequer introduced a tax on betting?

Ans: Winston Churchill

16) Which concept was coined by Jay Conrad Levinson?

Ans: Guerilla Marketing

17) In a Lok Sabha election, what is the security deposit a candidate has to pay?

Ans: Rs 10,000

18) This year Mattel has modelled Barbie on?

Ans: Angela Merkel

19) FICO score was developed by Fair Isaac & Co. What does it score?

Ans: Credit

20) Edge wrist watches from Titan set new word standard for?

Ans: Thinness

21)Sockeye, Coho, the King, the pink etc are types of?

Ans: Salmon

22) The dutch word for Master inspired which four letter English word which is used in office?

Ans: Boss

23) After a strike by Toyota workers in 1950, they were given lifetime employment. Manager Taiichi Ohno developed ways to up efficiency without cutting jobs. What?

Ans: TQM

24) In the US, extra long twin, eastern king and Olympia queen are sizes of?

Ans: Beds

25) Some of India’s top technological institutes recently collaborated to produce Saksat available at Rs 500. What is Sakshat?

Ans: Low cost PC

26) Pic of a ‘world famous’ street

Ans:Brigade Road

27) Logo of

Ans: Chennai Superkings

28) Photo of Board of Directors of which Indian institution?

Ans: Reserve Bank of India

29) Ad campaign. Id advertiser

Ans: Camel

30) Photo

Ans: Tommy Hilfiger

For Questions from this year’s Edition Click here

Questions from BEQ ‘08 here