Answers: J- Johnson’s A-Alcatel Lucent – global telecommunications equipment company based in France. Q- Quicktime U-Unilever I-ICICI Bank Z- Zee Entertainment Z- Zurich – insurance company based in Zurcih,Switzerlans I- Iball- hardware company
HOME Round – 1: DRY Questions 6 questions to follow Infinite bounds for +10/-0
1 ‘Sildenafil was synthesized by a group of chemists and was initially studied for use in hypertension and angina pectoris (a symptom of reduced blood supply to the heart muscle). The first clinical tests showed that the drug had little effect on angina and was discovered to be more effective for what it is being marketed today. What is the common name of the drug ?
2 Born: 14 May 1981, Palanpur Gujarat Education: Bachelors in Computer Science, Nirma University; Master of Design from Industrial Design Center, IIT Bombay; Master in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT. Inventions: Mouseless (Invisible Computer Mouse), SPARSH - a novel way to copy-paste data between digital devices; Quickies – intelligent sticky notes that can be searched, located and can send reminders and messages; Blinkbot - a gaze and blink controlled robot; a pen that can draw in 3D; and a public map that can act as Google of physical world. He was also named to the MIT Technology ReviewTR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. He has been called "one of ten, best inventors in the world right now“[by Chris Anderson Who?
3 The co-founder of this company says, “We searched for a domain name for our website for two days, and eventually chose _____ because at just eight US dollars, it sounded cool and was affordable” Fill in the blank with the name of the company/domain
5 On Aug 19, 2011, it was the first time in 120 years of the Dabbawalas history that these delivery men of lunch boxes of lakhs of office goers in Mumbai went on a strike, depriving them of their mid-day meal. What was the reason for their strike?
They supported Anna HazareMovement against corruption
6 www.wwtdd.com is gossip blog which is named after the character X in the movie Y and playing on the Christian inspirational phrase What would Jesus do?. The blog is notable for publishing rumours, criticism and revealing photographs of celebrities. The posts to the blog typically consist of a report followed by commentary from the author. In a 2006 Youth Trends survey, this blog was one of two blogs of the top 10 most popular websites with females aged 17–25, a popularity the researcher attributed to "Gen Y females current adoration with content surrounding celebrities The blogs explains its purpose as follows: “_________" is a blog focused on bringing you the latest gossip and news about rich and famous celebrities. And then making fun of them. Why? Because fuck them, thats why. ID the film X and the character Y after whom this very popular blog is named.(10 +5)
Round 2 Infinite Pounce Questions may contain written or visual clues. Infinite Pounce= Infinite bounds+ Buzzing Teams can choose to “buzz” for +15/-10 for a question addressed to any team. Question passes to “non-buzzing” teams in clockwise fashion for +10/-0. Each subsequent question will be addressed to the team next to the last non-buzzing team which answered the last question.
1 The logo shown in the adjoining figure is of an image file format widely used on the Internet Which website is the largest user of this format as of 2012 +10 extra for naming the file format.
2 Born on Dec. 7,1980, he had an M.Com from Bombay University when he founded two companies at the age of 21. He set up web hosting company “Neutral Web” at the age of 21. He was identified by CNBC as a Young Turk for his second company/website targeted at a specific set of young Indians. Give me the name of his second hugely popular company/website. Extra 10 points for giving his name
7 Nicknamed Jimbo, he was born in Alabama in the United States but now resides in London, UK. He was one of the co-founders of ‘Bomis’, an adult oriented Web portal featuring entertainment and adult content, but later founded a website which is one of the most visited sites today. He was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. Name the person.
8 This organization holds ownership and control of the laws of the sport cricket. It was created in 1787 by Thomas Lord, whose ground is even today considered to be the ‘home of cricket’. Sunil Gavaskar from India and Glenn McGrath from Australia are permanent honorary members. Name the organization.
9 In the summer of 1958, Mr Qimat Rai left his education midway and entered into the electric wholesale market in Old Delhi. He setup a small trading company selling fixtures and electric cable to businesses in and around Delhi. With an investment of Rs.10000, he started “Guptajee”. He is now the founding Chairman & MD of X which has over 5000 employees in 50 countries. What’s X?
10 In medieval Europe, travellers would band together and share their bread with each other. They formed tightly knit groups, fighting against bandits, robbers, etc. What word in English, literally meaning Sharers of bread comes from these groups of people ?
11 The company was founded by two Scandinavians Janus and Niklas. The company has now got a user base of almost 700 million.(almost equal to Facebook) This person now owns the company (sort of..)
Menlo Park Museum, New JerseyIt is said that Edison developed hisbrand of light bulb exactly at thespot where the tower is located
14 Organisation X raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it Since 1995, X has issued an annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI); it also publishes an annual Global Corruption Report, a Global Corruption Barometer and a Bribe Payers Index. Just name X.
Transparency International, headquarteredin Berlin ,Germany but operates through morethan 70 national chapters
15 X is a unique loyalty and direct marketing solution designed to grow ones business. It was started by two IIT graduates, Abheek Anand and Shoham Mazumdar. The X Kit comes with the X Cube, which plugs into power outlets and doesn’t need an internet connection. Customers just need to download the free X app for iOS and Android and when they visit a store with a Cube, they just tap their phone on the Cube and they instantly earn tags. This service comes up with a dashboard, that gives up-to-the minute information on your stores and customer base, and built-in marketing tools to send custom offers and notifications directly to customer’s phones. In April 2012 it was acquired by Facebook.
Jaipur Literature FestivalThey are directors of JLF.
Round 3Visual Round Again- Cheating Allowed Written round. Write all the answers in your sheet. +10/-0 for answers written essentially by yourself. If you don’t know answer to a particular question, and you feel that Team X knows it, you can write the phrase “Cheat from Team X” as the answer to that question. In doing so, you get a +10 if Team X has answered it correctly, and a -5 if Team X has answered it wrongly. If even Team X has cheated that question from another team, say Team Y, your fate will be decided by Team Y’s answer. The recursion goes on.
7 • Got 15th rank in the Managing Director of nation in the entrance Mckinsey and Company exam for the Indian from 1994-2003 Institutes of Technology Co-founder of ISB Hyderabad American India Foundation New Silk Route
ANSWERS:1. Mercedes-Benz2. Chupa Chupps Lollilop3. ENO4. Natraj Pencils5. Duracell6. Ronald Mcdonald( The pic is of Speedee, Mcdonalds’ old mascot)7. Rajat Gupta8. Margaret Thatcher- first Woman Prime Minister in the World9. Durex10. BMW Second Hand Cars
Round 4 Connections Some visual clues will be given which connect in a specific way Overall answer matters, irrespective of how many clues you are able to break down Clues will come one by one. Buzzing round. Say “buzz” and show me answers in written. ( +30, -10) on attempting on first clue (+20, -10) on attempting on second clue. (+15, -10) on attempting on third clue. (+10, -0) on attempting on fourth clue. Once a team gets a question wrong on any of the clues, it may not attempt again for that question.
Microsoft Arfa Karim, who became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at an age of 9 Microsoft Surface Logo Popular Electronics- Jan 1975 edition where Altair 8800 was shown for which Bill Gates and Paul Allen developed a Basic Interpreter, eventually leading to founding of Microsoft. Microsoft Silverlight – their internet application framework
2 1)Software Development Laboratories 2) Relational Software
Amul Eustace Fernandes- the creator of Amul Girl Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel- Founder of Amul Cooperative Movement Shyam Benegal- directed the movie Manthan Gujarat Milk federation now manages the Amul brand
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