MISB Bocconi Business Quiz at BMSCE,Bangalore

MISB Bocconi in association with BMSCE, is conducting a National-level Business Quiz on 4th May, 2012.

The quiz will be a battleground for the finest brains of the country who will tough it out for the top honours.

Attractive prizes for all finalists worth more than Rs. 40,000 up for grabs!

To add to this there is NO Registration Fee!

Open to: Undergraduate students – Teams of 2 from the same college (Pre-Final and Final year students)

Date: 4th May 2012, Friday

Venue: BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore

Time: 1 PM onwards.

Facebook Event page : http://www.facebook.com/events/160123634114933/

For further details contact: +91-9845620061/+91-9740946912 or 4edgeqs@gmail.com

NSMQ Gwalior | Review and Questions

Ajay Poonia shares the review and questions from NSMQ Gwalior. You can also get some questions from here
The Gwalior leg of the 8th NSMQ was held in the scenic campus of ITM biz school. Situated about 10km from the main city ITM played host to 40 teams from Gwalior, Ujjain, Indore and even Jaipur. The latter trying to play it smart on its bid to outsmart the rest of the teams by opting for Gwalior as its NSMQ destination. With only 1 point separating the team that came 2nd and the team that stood 7th in the prelims, our task to eliminate 1 team turned out to be extremely difficult. The finals had a decent mix of business, management, sports and current affairs. By the end of the first round it was clear that the fight for the Gwalior NSMQ champion will be between the boys from Jaipur and the boys from the venue host. At the end of the first round Jaipur-35, ITM- 40. This got the LNMIIT students from Jaipur a little impatient as they went for a few negatives in the second round. The pressure got to the ITM boys as well as they focussed more on trying their best to crack each and every question hurled at them instead of strategizing well and challenging others to answer the questions. The more experienced team from LNMIIT, Jaipur held on to their nerve till the end as their bid to outsmart the less experienced teams from MP proved successful when ITM couldn’t identify the athletes mentioned at the end of Paan Singh Tomar while they could identify Shibulal and Kris Gopalkrishnan as the Infosys founders.
Final Scores- LNMIIT- 55, ITM- 44, ITM team 2 with 12
Some questions from the quiz-
1. Known as the Well of Death, this stunt has its origins in the USA. In the stunt, a car or motorcycle is driven on a vertical wall, perpendicular to the ground, defying gravity.The stuntmen are able to perform this stunt as centrifugal forces keep the vehicle adhered to the sides of the well.
How do we know this stunt in hindi?
2. Facing an acute manpower shortage, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has joined hands with which government agency to collect data from retail outlets to calculate the rural CPI (Consumer Price Index)?
3. Dewang Mehta, the former NASSCOM chief added what two words to the iconic slogan, “Roti, Kapda, Makan, ____ and _____” focussing on the needs of the emerging 21st century Indian?
4. The Winning Way by Harsha Bhogle & Anita Bhogle marries two fields that share the same set of core attributes — Management and Sports. Fittingly the foreword has been written by X and the epilogue by Y. X and Y?
5. Weighing only 275 grams, Milagrow has launched TabTop, a tablet PC it claims to be the first tablet PC for ________.
TabTop can fit in most handbags and comes preloaded with over 50 applications and is available in four colours-
pink, sky blue, silver and black.

Flare 2012 | Mind-Ripple


MINDRIPPLE  , the quiz club of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, brings you all in 4 Quizzes, as part of the annual techno-cultural festival of PDPU, FLARE 2012.

Get ready to tingle your rusty Grey matter, and prepare for the most outrageous quizzing quest you will ever come across. Wrack your brains, strengthen your reflexes, scratch your scalp, and hold your breath cause its going to be a really bumpy ride and of course there are attractive prizes on offer! 


The Quizzes planned are as follows :

1)   Magnate ~ The Biz & Tech Quiz  |  MINDRIPPLE 
    From the Bhatias to Mistrys, Apples to oil rigs, mergers to nanotechnology, bailouts to patents, our very own quizmasters have left no stone unturned to blow you off your mind ! The Business and Tech Quiz by Mind Ripple will reshape your BizTech perspective forever. The term magnate is used to describe an entrepreneur who has achieved wealth and prominence from a particular industry, we also have magnet as in the scientific term magnetism which takes care of the tech part,hence the name MAGNATE for our Biz and Tech Quiz!
QM’s from MINDRIPPLE 
NO Registration fees
Date:24th March 2012 (10 am to 1 pm)

2)   SPENT ~ Sports & Entertainment Quiz  |  MINDRIPPLE 
    Feel the adrenalin pumping, hearts racing, and await the chronicles to unfold. Eyes popping, Whats crackin’?Wait and watch as Mind Ripple bowls you over with the most anticipated, Sports and Entertainment Quiz. Spent has been coined with ‘SP’ for sport and ‘ENT’ for entertainment. But there is more than that meets the eye. All you movie buffs and sports freaks, Can you beat the heat ?
QM’s from MINDRIPPLE 
NO Registration fees
Date:24th March 2012 (2 pm to 5 pm)

3)  General Quiz  Mr. Kushan PatelEndeavor
   A  quiz that would practically cover everything. 
QM: Mr. Kushan Patel from Endeavor. 
NO Registration fees
Date:25th March 2012 (10 am to 1 pm)
4)  Math-O-Mania ~ The Maths Quiz  |  Kushal Shah & Jaimin Shah
   “It is easier to square the circle than to get around a mathematician”  –  Augustus de Morgan 
Maths can be fun too! Come participate in Math-O-Mania and we will be proved right! 
Quizmasters: Kushal and Jaimin.
Registration fees:Rs.30 per team
For more details please contact regarding Math-O-Mania:  Kushal shah: 7600390932Jaimin shah: 9662996089

Date:25th March 2012 (2 pm to 5 pm)

Rules

#Teams of 2(lone-wolf also allowed ) for all quizzes
# All the quizzes are open to all(school students,undergrads,postgrads,corporates and the mango people obviously)
#Don’t forget to carry an ID card(college/company/school/license or any other valid ID Card.)
#Register on the spot or send a mail to mind.ripple@pdpu.ac.in
#No registration fees(expect for Math-O-Mania which will have Rs.30 as the registration fee per team)
#Attractive Prizes on offer
#Prelims to be followed by finals
#Audience prizes on offer
#Quiz-master’s discretion would be final
#We would appreciate if carry you own pens!
#More details would be provided during the quizzes.

How well do you know the world you live in ? Ever cared to know ? 
Well folks what are you waiting for ?! Get those bags packed, brains wracked, bottoms smacked, and dash over to this insane Quiz Mania at FLARE 2012. Need we say more !?
History shall be made. The question is 
Will You Be There ?

For more details contact:
Rohan Desai-    +91-9998213303
Anmol Garg-     +91-9998264233

Or drop an email @:mindripple.pdpu@gmail.com
Check out Quizzing Corner under Techno Zone @ http://flare.pdpu.ac.in/
Find us on Facebook and Blogspot
Regards,

MINDRIPPLE 

Bring Your Own Brain | Quizzes at Sastra University

SASTRA University is proud to present Bring Your Own Brain(BYOB),a quiz weekend in the lead up to our annual inter-college cultural festival Kuruksastra, with a total prize money of INR 50000 to be won!

The quizzes are:
#1 Sports Quiz (Maximum of three per team)
#2 Biz Quiz(Maximum of three per team)
#3 Sci-Tech Quiz(Maximum of three per team)
#4 Lone wolf (General) quiz.
Dates: 17/03/2012, 18/03/2012 (Detailed schedule will be intimated via FB/quiz blogs by midweek).
Venue: SASTRA University, Tanjore – 613401
Please note:
1) Registration fee: Rs. 150 (for non-SASTRA participants only), valid for all quizzes and for all events at Kuruksastra 12 (from 23/03/2012 to 25/03/2012)
2) Accommodation will be provided at a cost of Rs. 50 per person per night starting from Friday night.
3) Mixed college teams are allowed for quizzes #1,2 and 3.
For more details, contact
Vignesh Vijayakumar +919840413654
Srinath S  +919943649462

Tata Crucible Questions – Manipal Campus 2012

Tata Crucible Questions 2012 – Manipal Campus

Questions from all the cities of the 2012 Campus Edition here

 

Review and Tata Crucible Questions by Harjot Singh Parmar 

Manipal is positioned as an educational destination in this country. True to its reputation, Manipal turned out to be an absorbing battle of teams from varied verticals. From aspiring media professionals, to techies to management grads they were all there battling for the Manipal honours

NITK represented by Chaitanya and Samarth won the Quiz ( Review , image and info from the official TC website : tatacrucible.com)

Tata Crucible Questions – Manipal Campus 2012 

Q.1 NAME THE DRINK THAT WAS TASTED FIRST BY CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BACK IN 1502,CREATED BY THE AZTEC PEOPLE, LATER BECAME A REGULAR IN SPANISH COURTS , SUGAR WAS MIXED TO MAKE IT TASTE BETTER

ANS: CHOCOLATE OR COCOA

Q.2 WHICH FUND IS KNOW AS GRR IN NYSE?

ANS: TIGER FUND

Q.3

ANS ART OF LIVING

Q.4 FIRST EVER BELL RINGING CEREMONY DONE IN BSE (IN THE HISTORY OF INDIAN CAPITAL MARKET WAS FOR THIS COMPANY IN THE YEAR 2002 , NAME THE COMPANY ?

ANS; BHARTI

Q.5 WHAT IS EE IN EEFC WHERE FC STANDS FOR FOREIGN CURRENCY?

ANS :EXCHANGE EARNER’S

Q.6 HE IS THE CHAIRMAN OF MANIPAL UNIVERSAL LEARNING?

ANS MOHANDAS PAI

Q.7 http://www.isb.edu/ISBWEB/ISBCMS/Image/Big-SanjeevBikhchandani.jpg ?IDENTIFY

ANS SANJEEV BHEEKCHANDANI

Q.8 RUTH AND ELLIOT HANDLER CAME UP WITH THIS IDEA WHILE OBSERING THEIR GRANDSONS PLAYING WITH DIE CAST TOY CARS …NAME THE BRAND???

ANS HOT WHEELS

Q.9 WHAT IS THE WORD OF THE YEAR ?

ANS OCCUPY

Q.10 WHICH BRAND NAME IS DERIVED AND LITERALLY MEANS “LONG AND NARROW FIELDS” LADIES BRAND?

ANS LONGINES

Q.11 WHICH COMPANY IS LARGEST MANUFACTURER OF AUTO PARTS IN THE WORLD ?

ANS BOSCH

Q.12 SOAP .COM IS OWNED BY WHICH COMPANY ?

ANS AMAZON.COM

Q.13 WHICH CAMPANY IS INTRODUCING VERTICAL CREDIT CARDS?

ANS KOTAK

Q.14 MIDDLE NAME IS RAMLAL, HIS NICK NAME IS CUCKOO, HE WAS ONCE CONSULTANT TO POWER SHOES ,INVOLVED IN FAMILY BUSINESS AS BUSHAN TIMBER? NAME HIM?

ANS KAPIL DEV

Q.15 WHICH IT COMPANY IS OWNED BY RAJESH NISSAR AND ATUL?

ANS : APTECH

Q.16

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ZwznawA7Swk/TKL6B86ToyI/AAAAAAAAAAM/3B49kx5qae8/s320/Airbus-Logo.jpg? IDENTIFY THE LOGO (COMPANY)

ANS AIRBUS

Q.17 FIFTH LETTER OF KERALA TOURISM MODIFIED AND REGISTERED TRADEMARK . WHAT WAS THE MODIFICATION?

ANS L TURNED INTO COCONUT TREE

Q.18.WHICH FASHION BRAND INTRODUCED ROLCE ROYCE LUGGAGE SET IN 1970’S ?

ANS GUCCI

Q.19. BATTERY ELIMINATOR FIRST PRODUCT .LATER TURNED INTO A TELECOM GIANT ?NAME THE AMERICAN COMPANY?

ANS MOTOROLA

Q.20 NAME THE GROUP A VILLAYAN BELONGS TO ?

ANS MURUGAPPA

WILD CARD ENRTRY QUESTIONS

Q.1 MY NAME IS WILLIAMS I CREATED SOMETHING AFTER MY SISTER .ITS A POPULAR COSMETIC BRAND AND ALSO A LINE FROM A ROCK AND ROLL SONG? NAME THE BRAND

ANS MAYBALEEN

1Q.2 A PERSON NOLAN BUSHNELL CREATED THIS AND IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST GAME GIANT IN THE PAST ?

ANS ATARI

Q.3 STARTED UNDER A BOTTONWOOD TREE AND LATER BEGAN TO INFLUENCE THE WORLD ?

ANS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE

Q.4 WHAT JC IN JC PENNEY?

ANS: JAMES CASH PENNEY

Q.5 WHAT DOES CAS STAND IN TELEVISION BUSINESS?

ANS CONDITIONAL ACCESS SYSTEM

FINALS

FINALIST

1.ARIHANT JAIN & KARTHIK RAO

2.VIGNESH AND DANNY

2. RAGHAV AND M/S DEEPIKA

4. NEEL JADHAV AND VIKAS RAO

5.SHIRSHENDU SAHOO AND SORAV JAIN

6.CHAITANYA K AND SOURAV JAIN – NITK

FIRST ROUND SMALL WORLD

1.THIS ECONOMIST IS GRANDSON OF SURESH CHANDRA BOSE , BROTHER OF SUNBBHASH CHADRA BOSE,HE IS A POLITICAIN TURNED MINISTER?

ANS: AMIT MITRA

2.THIS WAS STARTED WAY BACK IN 1843 AND MOTO WAS THIS ALL HUMAN LIFE WAS THEIRS AND RECNTLY HAVE SHUT DOWN DUE TO ONGOING DISPUTES AND WAS A HUGE SPORTS NEWS BROADCASTER

ANS : NEWS OF THE WORLD

3.WALTER AND THOMAS CAME UP WITH THIS IDEA IN 1905 OLYMIC MOTO SPORTS . CHANGED THE HISTORY OF MOTORING?

ANS STEPNY ( SPARE TIRE)

4.WHICH COMPANY OWNS A CALL CENTRE NAMED EUROABLE?

ANS EUREKA PHOBES

5.WHAT PROCTER AND GAMBLE SELL TO DIAMOND FOOD IN 2011?

ANS PRINGLES

6. IN 2010 THIS INDIAN BECAME THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL RECIEPIENT WHO HAD AN APPERANCE IN ICAEW ENGLAND AND WHALES FOR FINANCE ACOUNTING RESTRUCTURING?

ANS DEEPAK PAREKH

ROUND 2

Q. IDENTIFY THE CURRENCY http://tofocus.info/images/currencies/Bhutan-currency.gif

ANS NGULTRUM

Q. http://www.neubauplan.com/images/HP.jpg IDENTIFY THE BRAND?

Q.http://goo.gl/40QpX? WHO?

ANS GD BIRLA

Q.http://images02.olx.in/ui/11/71/53/1302184063_185356853_1-Pictures-of–TIKONA-DIGITAL-NETWORKS-PVT-LTD.jpg IDENTIFY?

Q.http://www.randomthoughtz.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Cartoonist-Mario-Miranda.jpg IDENTIFY?

Q.http://www.businessworld.in/businessworld/businessworld/system/files/field/image/Sanjay-Gaikwad_lrg_0.jpg IDENTIFY THE CLUB ASSCOCIATED

ROUND 3

Q WHAT IS NIRVAN PRODUCT ASSOCIATED WITH PERFUME, SOAP , DETERGENT?

ANS PERFUME

Q. INDIA FAVOURITE IN COOPERATE SOCIAL ACTIVITIES , INCLUDE BAZZAR IN THE NAME ?

ANS: STARBAZAAR

Q. CHAIRMAN OF TIDCO ?

ANS BHASKAR BHAT

ROUND 4

Q . FIND THE LINK : ANGELINA JOLIE , AMERICAN CUP SERIES , SEPHERA .??

ANS; LUIS VOUTTON

Q. FIND THE LINK : PATHSHALA , DOTEX, VIJAY KELKAR.

ANS: NIFTY

Q.http://www.google.co.in/imgres?um=1&hl=en&safe=off&sa=N&biw=1092&bih=533&tbm=isch&tbnid=vZ2ilUF8TnwRCM:&imgrefurl=http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/government-held-guilty-for-death-of-rajan-pillai-in-tihar-jail/1/138162.html&docid=drZaUZCCr3sSHM&imgurl=http://media2.intoday.in/indiatoday/images/stories/pillai_398_051411033427.jpg&w=398&h=209&ei=6gJWT6qDNtHyrQeJ74GIBw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=174&vpy=200&dur=335&hovh=163&hovw=310&tx=160&ty=84&sig=102291214293388461559&page=1&tbnh=91&tbnw=174&start=0&ndsp=12&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0,TIGER ….ZINDAGI MEIN LIFE.??

ANS : BRITANNIA

Q.SEA TOWN, MERLION (SINGAPORE), INVESTMENT COMPANY?

ANS :

ROUND 5 (FASTER WORLD);

Q CLUE 1; FOUNDER WELLS FARGO.

Q CLUE 2;COMPANY STARTED AS EXPRESS SERVICE MAIL.

Q CLUE 3: INTRODUCED TRAVELLERS CHEQUE

ANS AMERICAN EXPRESS

Q.2 ORGANISATION OWNED BY WARNOCK AND CHARLES GESCHELE

ANS:ADOBE

Q.3LEONARD BOSACH OWNS THIS COMPANY?

ANS CISCO

Q.TIE BREAKER:

I AM A NATIONAL BIRD NAMED QUETZAL ..NAME THE COUNTRY?

ANS: GUETAMALA

Definitely clear that a lot of content is from the past Pickbrain/ Crucible archives and we strongly believe that you will do well if you dig into the previous years’ Crucible quizzes and some Current Affairs!!

So, don’t forget to go through the archives and Be Prepared for the next quiz! 

If you are participating in any other cities, we’re sure these questions will give you a heads up on the preparation required.

For those who want to have a look at the previous years’ questions, follow the links below

The format of Tata Crucible Questions  has been simple throughout – a mixture of current affairs dry questions, visuals, heads of companies, trivia from old sites/blogs/quiz groups.

A thorough read through previous editions’ Tata Crucible Questions will definitely give participants a good direction to prepare for their city finals.

And if you are not looking just for Tata Crucible questions but a good guide to Prepare for Tata Crucible and other business quizzes, you must read the 20,000+ downloads famous –A Definitive guide to prepare for Tata Crucible

You can attempt Tata Crucible Questions from the Student Edition 2011 on a brand new customized platform. Dont just read, PARTICIPATE!

TATA CRUCIBLE QUESTIONS from the previous years

Tata Crucible Questions – Coimbatore Campus 2012

Tata Crucible Questions 2012- Coimbatore Campus

 

 

 

EXCLUSIVE: Coimbatore FINALISTS say participating in QuizWorks quizzes helped them. Around 10 questions asked in the Coimby edition was seen by them previously! 

Questions from all the cities of the 2012 Campus Edition here

Akshay Jyotishi shares with us the questions from the Coimbatore edition of the Tata Crucible Campus 2012

Review and Tata Crucible Questions by Akshay Jyotishi

Coimbatore produced one of the best Campus Crucible’s so far as teams displayed amazing aptitude and fighting spirit resulting in edge of the seat entertainment and brought the city to life on a Sunday afternoon. Earlier in the day, over 120 teams took the prelim from which the following six teams made it to the final.

IIMK represented by Madanish and Siddhartha won the Quiz ( Review , image and info from the official TC website : tatacrucible.com)

Tata Crucible Questions – Coimbatore Campus 2012

As usual there were twenty questions.  Please find the prelims questions below.

1)    Thomas rented out horses in the seventeenth century in cambridge. When hiring out of cambridge , he would do so in his particular order. What common phrase was derived from this related to choices.

Ans:-Hobson’s Choice …. His name was thomas hobson.

2)    This company’s name translates to All Lion in italian. It’s former name was Manz Wear Pvt. Ltd. (Hint: It is part of the future group)

Ans: Pantaloon

3) Identify

Ans:- Burger King

 

4)    In the movie rain man , Dustin Hoffman says “_________ never crashed “ and refuses to board any other airline. What airline is he referring to?

Ans:- Qantas

 

5) _________ coefficient is a measure of equality. At 0 it means absolute equality and 1 is gross inequality.

Ans:- GINI coefficient

 

6)    This product was first launched as Mum in 1888. It’s tagline was “A girl’s best friend is her mum”. What product is this?

Ans:- Deodorant

7)

Identify the man who founded this group . (Hint: Tamil origin, controversial)

Ans:- Raj Rajratnam

8)    The Bali Brassiere Company was founded by Sam and Sara Stein in 1927, originally called the FayeMiss Lingerie Company. The company’s best-known product has been the ________ . (Hint: It’s a wonderful product.)

Ans:- Wonderbra

9)    The Jain Family headed by Mr. D.K. Jain started Siddhomal and Sons, a paper and newsprint trading organization in 1923. They revolutionised movie viewing in India. They are a big name in the multiplex industry.

Ans:- INOX

10) This company is more known for their pain relief product . They acquired fruitnik which is a fruit drink in 2011. Which company.

Ans:- Amrutanjan

11) Lasalgaon and Pimpalgaon in maharashtra produce a commodity that could affect election results and is kept under observation during elections. Which commodity?

Ans:- Onion

12)

Identify the product.

Ans:- Brylcreem

13) Venture capital firm who’s name has a tamil root. They funded Hector Beverages,SKS Microfinance,Manipal Universal Learning,and Ace Creative Learning. It is run by a very well respected indian . Identify the person or the firm.

Ans:- N.R. Narayana Murthy / Catamaran

14) This hotel group runs Cortyard hotels .. (Choices Hilton/ Marriot/ Hyatt)

Ans:- Marriot

15) __________ originated via the partnership of scientist Samuel Ruben and businessman Philip Rogers Mallory, who met during the 1920s.  This cell was made on the premise that it lasts longer.

Ans:- Duracell

16) It was created by a merger of two British insurance firms, Norwich Union and CGU plc. “It means spring or revival in hebrew”. What?

Ans:- Aviva

17) Connect Skoda to the abominable snowman.

Ans:- Yeti

18) The RBI building in Delhi is guarded by Yaksha and Yakshini . They are the assistants of which god in Indian mythology?

Ans:- Kuber

19) The _______ saga is a book about the collapse of which company. It has a foreword by Kiran Karnik.

Ans:- Satyam

20) Identify

Adam Smith

Ans: Adam Smith

 

Definitely clear that a lot of content is from the past Pickbrain/ Crucible archives and we strongly believe that you will do well if you dig into the previous years’ Crucible quizzes and some Current Affairs!!

So, don’t forget to go through the archives and Be Prepared for the next quiz! 

If you are participating in any other cities, we’re sure these questions will give you a heads up on the preparation required.

For those who want to have a look at the previous years’ questions, follow the links below

The format of Tata Crucible Questions  has been simple throughout – a mixture of current affairs dry questions, visuals, heads of companies, trivia from old sites/blogs/quiz groups.

A thorough read through previous editions’ Tata Crucible Questions will definitely give participants a good direction to prepare for their city finals.

And if you are not looking just for Tata Crucible questions but a good guide to Prepare for Tata Crucible and other business quizzes, you must read the 20,000+ downloads famous –A Definitive guide to prepare for Tata Crucible

You can attempt Tata Crucible Questions from the Student Edition 2011 on a brand new customized platform. Dont just read, PARTICIPATE!

TATA CRUCIBLE QUESTIONS from the previous years

Tata Crucible Questions – Trichy Campus 2012

Tata Crucible Questions 2012- Trichy Campus

Questions from all the cities of the 2012 Campus Edition here

Anand Babu, one of the finest quizzers in the country and a Quizzing.in patron for ages reviews and shares questions from the Trichy Edition. We would also like to congratulate Anand as he and his teammates successfully won the Trichy Edition and are now all ready to win the Grand Prize of Rs 4 lakhs!

 Review and Tata Crucible Questions by Anand Babu

The Second edition of Tata Crucible, Trichy was held today. We were amazed to see the large number of teams that turned out(Pickbrain mentioned that the count was 192 and it was more than double the count of last year).  It was so large that we did not get seats in the hall. We were then made to sit on the dias on the chairs where the finalists were supposed to sit. At that time, we dint know it was a harbinger for what was going to happen later in the day.

Tata Crucible Questions – Trichy Campus 2012

As usual there were twenty questions.  Please find the prelims questions below.

1)      On 31 December 1600, the Queen granted a Royal Charter to “George, Earl of Cumberland, and 215 Knights, Aldermen, and Burgesses” to start a company. Which one?

2)      What was developed by TL Williams inspired by his sister Maybel ?

3)      Identify the automobile brand from the logo given. (Italian)

4)      Which popular TV actress produced TV serials in 1990s through her production house named ‘Saraswati Audio Visuals’? (Pickbrain gave a clue saying her husband also belongs to the film industry ).

5)      Which company consumes 80% of the vanilla produced in the world?

6)      Who company is associated with the Bombay Burma Trading Company some 141 years back?  (As given)Options given were Aditya Birla group, Wadia group, Reliance group

7)      Who authored the book ‘Idea Man’ in memoir of his famous friend? (Pickbrain gave a clue saying it is related to the IT industry ).

8)      What packaging innovation has Sundrop done for its product named Slimlite?

9)      Which company was originally started as Anglo-Persian oil company in 1909?

10)   Which two Pakistani cricketers have started restaurant in dubai named ‘Meat One’?

11)   Which is the first product from Dabur that was labeled an ayurvedic medicine?

12)   An print ad for a brand. This guy’s pic was there.

13)   To which country does ETESCA telecom company belong to? The telecom operations were started there only in 2008.

14)   Which famous painter designed the Ash Tray in Air India? He signed in it as SD.

15)   What is the name given to the middlemen involved in the defense deals(especially in the navy)?

16)   Identify the person or company to which he belongs to. He is the heir to a very big conglomerate.His company entered formula one through the Indian Grand Prix.

17)   Which famous business man was the Treasurer of Indian National Congress in 1933?

18)   A very famous ad featured the following personalities – Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Branson, John Lennon, Buckminster Fuller, Thomas Edison, Muhammad Ali, Ted Turner, Maria Callas, Mahatma Gandhi, Amelia Earhart, Alfred Hitchcock, Martha Graham, Jim Henson, Frank Lloyd Wright and Pablo Picasso. Which ad?

19)   Which car was used as the ‘Intervention vehicle’ in Indian Grand prix?

20) He was the former head of IDBI. He is more famous for his book named ‘ The immortals of Meluha’. Who is he?

Tata Crucible Questions – Trichy ANSWERS :

1)      British East India Company    2)      Maybelline    3)      FIAT ( was tricky)    4)      Jaya Bachchan(Many wrote Hememalini)

5)      Coca Cola    6)      Wadia Group    7)      Paul Allen    8)      Cooking Spray   9)      British Petroleum   10)   Saeed Anwar and Inzy

11)   Dabur Hajmola  12)   Gilette  13)   Cuba    14)   Salvador Dali    15)   Sharks    16)   Jaypee Group    17)   Jamanlal Bajaj

18)   Apple    19)   Mahindra Scorpio    20)   Amish Tripathi

After this, 6 teams were called on to the stage for the Heats(tribute to olympics). The teams included 2 sastra teams, NIT, Our team(BIM) and 2 others. There were 6 questions on tie-breaker. They were relatively much simpler. Some of them were:

1)      ‘French Connection period’ – who is it associated with?

2)      How do we better know the ‘International Bank for Reconstruction and Development’?

3)      What was unique about Ford until 1925?

At the end, We and Sastra team 1 qualified for the finals. The defending runners-up made a blunder in the last Q and had to go out.

Then the top four teams were announced. We were in for a shock because the defending champions from Sastra were not there in the list. Anyways, the final six teams were:

BIM, SASTRA 1,IIM Trichy, NIT and SASTRA 2

Some of the questions from the finals:

1)      Katan, Cora, Georgette and Shattir: Connect these with something in India that is soon going to get a Geographical Indication.

2)      In the early 1900s, Wilbur Chapman, impressed by Missionaries of Charity sermon about Lepers, wanted to help them. He sold his pet named Pete and donated the amount. This catched up among the people and something started. What are we talking about?

3)      Connect: a student who has completed the third year of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours, a car of Chrysler, a profession of handling animals, especially horses and cattle.

4)      Which legend in 1992 donated $100,000 to the university of California to popularize a course on censorship in cinema and videography?

5)      Who is the author of the book “A Fist full of Rice”. He is the face of a particular industry in india.

6)      Which brand of toothpaste did Anchor buy from John Oak Remedies in 2007?

7)      What is the name of the longest train in india from Cochin to Dibrugar?

8)      With which legendary cartoonist would you connect Laugh-o-gram?

9)      Identify this Indian settled abroad. He is going to inherit a huge sum from his father.

10)   The person in the image below is Frederick August Bartoli. What is he famous for?

11)   Identify this person who has revolutionized a sector in India.

12)   Identify her

13)   Connect: ASDA, SEITYU etc

14)   Connect:

15)   For which brand of watch does Dhoni appear in advertisements?

ANSWERS for Finals Questions:

1)      Banaras Saris    2)      Piggy Bank    3)      Wrangler    4)      Hugh Hefner    5)      Vikram Akula    6)        Forhans

7)      Viveka Express  8)      Walt Disney  9)       Vanu Bose, son of Amar Bose    10)   Statue of Liberty

11)   VG Siddartha of CCD  12)   Christine Lagarde  13)   Walmart   14)   Nestle Kitkat  15)   Titan Sonata

It was a very closely-fought quiz with three teams having a chance to win championship. We(Anand Babu and Vignesh from BIM) came out on top in the end. NITians were the runners-up.  For a fledgling quizzing city like Trichy to have close to 200 teams was an achievement in itself. Pickbrain was quite pleased with it as well.  All the best!!!

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