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The process of learning becomes more enriching if sprinkled with interesting facts around us. Quizzing is one such innovative way of gaining knowledge. This slideshow sheds light on some of the finest …

The process of learning becomes more enriching if sprinkled with interesting facts around us. Quizzing is one such innovative way of gaining knowledge. This slideshow sheds light on some of the finest ideas that have made a difference to this world by simple but effective steps. Enjoy the process of learning and seek inspiration to think out of the box with a set of 20 questions!

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  • 1. QUIZZING FUNA compilation of some of theinteresting ideas which have been asymbol of innovation and change- Abhijit Banare
  • 2. Q1. "I have wasted a lot of time on Sudoku and sodeveloped the game of Dui-doku to help double thewastage of time by drawing two persons at a timeinto it.” Who is this famous personality behind thegame Dui-doku?
  • 3. SENIOR ECONOMIST KAUSHIK BASU CREATED THE GAMEDUI-DOKUGO AHEAD AND PLAY IT ON WWW.DUIDOKU.COM
  • 4. Q2. WHAT IS THIS EXTREMELY INNOVATIVE ADVERTISINGAND AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ADVOCATING THE IMPORTANCEOF CLEANLINESS?
  • 5. Hindustan UnileverLimited (HUL) along withOgilvy created this uniquecampaign to spread theimportance of cleanlinessby using heat stamps onrotis served at KumbhMela “Lifebuoy se haathDhoya kya?”watch the full ad here
  • 6. Q3. WHAT IS THE CONNECT BETWEEN CAG ANDNODDY COMICS?
  • 7. Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) underVinod Rai (in pic) has come up with the idea of“noddy books” presenting audit reports inconcise and easy-to understand language. The18-20 page booklet aims to “sensitise” thecommon man about audits which otherwiserun into pages, filled with complex terms.
  • 8. Q4. ‘ The Historical chronological principlesfounded on the materials collected by thephilological society’ is the definition of what?(clue: the simpler term is something used widely,almost on a daily basis)
  • 9. OXFORD DICTIONARY
  • 10. Q5. IDENTIFY THIS 16-YR OLD WHO WAS IN THE NEWS RECENTLYFOR A UNIQUE FEAT ALONGSIDE ANOTHER GIRL WHO ACHIEVED ASLIGHTLY BETTER SCORE THAN THE ONE IN PICTURE. WHAT WASTHEIR UNIQUE ACHIEVEMENT?
  • 11. Lauren Marbe, a resident of Essex has higher IQthan Albert Einstein. Marbe scored 161 incomparison to Einstein‟s 160. However, Indianmedia showered much light on Neha Ramu whobettered both of them with a score of 162.
  • 12. Q6. In the 1936 Berlin Olympics, a certain set ofIndians were specially invited for the openingceremony to present what?
  • 13. A party of 24 athletes from Hanuman VyayamPrasarak Mandal were invited to demonstratethe game of Kabaddi; the first internationalexposure for the game.
  • 14. Q7. WHAT INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGICAL CONCEPTDID STEPHEN NIMMO (BELOW) DEVELOP?
  • 15. Nimmo created QR codesfor funerals which wouldenable a person to accessthe photographs,memories and biographyof the dead personthrough codes fitted onthe grave stone.
  • 16. Q8. Smart Cloud Infotech, a Pune based firm hascome up with a new app. A click on short-cut hotkey in a distress situation can deliver a textmessage to the configured contact group, seekinghelp and indicating the users location. What is thename of this app?
  • 17. NIRBHAYA APP
  • 18. Q9. WHAT IS IT THAT CONNECTS THESE FOURPROMINENT FIRMS IN THE WORLD OF MANUFACTURINGBUSINESS?
  • 19. These are the only four companies whichmanufacture the specific paper required to printBible. The paper quality required for printing abible is 28 gsm which needs to be thinner sothat it‟s easy to carry around but strong enoughto resist rough use. Four companies are:1. ITC 2. Arjowiggins 3. Bollore 4. Delfort Group
  • 20. Q10. WHAT IS SO SPECIFIC ABOUT THIS INSECTFOUND IN THE JUNGLES OF MALAYSIASemachrysa Jade
  • 21. The only insect ever to be discovered as a newspecie via photographs on flickr. Californiaentomologist Shaun Winterton noticed it whilescanning through the images of bugs on flickr.He then contacted the photographer Guek HockPing who happened to visit the jungles againand managed to catch the insect.
  • 22. Q11. If you were at a busy market street, gettingYour haircut at Regal Hair cutting Saloon thenWhich place would you find yourself in?(think out of the box)
  • 23. Malgudi!Regal is the name of thesaloon in the fictionaltown of Malgudipresented by RKNarayan in MalgudiDays.
  • 24. Q12. WHAT IS THIS APP A GLASS OF WATERABOUT AND WHO CREATED IT ?
  • 25. A Glass of Water is an iphone app created byToyota to assist in developing eco-friendlydriving. The app records your route andgenerates statistics on what should be the idealspeed while driving. And guess what…. Baddriving habits leads to water spilling out of theglass. So if you own an iphone better downloadthis from aglassofwater.org
  • 26. Q13. WHICH TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN THE OPEN ERA HANDSTHIS INTERESTING PRIZE FOR THE WINNERS?
  • 27. UNICEF OPEN GRASS COURT CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 28. Q14. With what would you associate thefollowing line:„The first worldwide website where nothingHappens‟ ?
  • 29. Kit Kat was the brainchild behind this website topropagate the concept of taking a breakClick here to visit the website
  • 30. Q15a. Can you identify thisflower?b. A certain person fromUnited States waseither showered withor gifted this flowerwherever he went.Why?
  • 31. a) Gladiolus flower.b) Frank Neuhauser won the first ever Spelling Beecompetition in 1925 by spelling the wordGladiolus
  • 32. Q16. WHAT CONNECTS WINSTON CHURCHILL WITHPETER‟S MILK CHOCOLATE?
  • 33. Peter‟s chocolate was a fictional brand createdby Nazis to send explosives wrapped insidechocolate bars. This was their attempt to killWinston Churchill during World War II. Thechocolate was promoted extensively toeliminate any chances of being looked uponsuspiciously.
  • 34. Q17. Which movie in Indian cinema has theleast number of actors?
  • 35. Yaadein (1964) starringSunil Dutt. Dutt is theonly actor that appearsclearly on screen.Nargis‟ silhouette andMario Miranda‟scaricatures are theother suggestivecharacters in the movie.
  • 36. Q18. On 15th August 1988, What (for the firsttime) was aired on Doordarshan immediatelyafter the Prime Minister‟s address to the nation?
  • 37. Mile sur mera tumharawas played for the firsttime on Doordarshan
  • 38. Q19. PRETTY CREATIVE WAY OF PRESENTING ASCORECARD. WHAT IS THE OCCASION ANDWHOSE IDEA IS IT?
  • 39. After BCCI‟s diktat to restrict access of photoagencies to cover India-England matches,Telegraph UK started these graffiti scorecards asa form of protest.
  • 40. Q20. WHO IS THE FOUNDER OF PASSIVERESISTERS FOOTBALL CLUB?
  • 41. MK Gandhi !Yes, MK Gandhi founded three football clubs bythe same name while he was in South Africa toraise awareness of equal rights and take hismovement of non-violent resistance to thepeople.Trivia: Gandhi was however not a big fan of thegame of cricket in India and staunchly opposed thequadrangular tournament between Hindus, Parsis,Muslims and the English.
  • 42. *SOME OF THE QUESTIONS HAVE BEEN USED FROMVARIOUS EDITIONS OF TATA CRUCIBLE BUSINESSQUIZHope you had great fun learning through this mediumof quizzing. You can follow me on twitter:@AbhijitVirgo and on facebook: Abhijit Banare