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The fifthe chapter of the Jaipur Quiz Club (JAQUIZZI) .Quizmaster was Ankit Soni (ankit007soni@gmail.com)

The fifthe chapter of the Jaipur Quiz Club (JAQUIZZI) .Quizmaster was Ankit Soni (ankit007soni@gmail.com)

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  • Chapter IV
    Quizmaster : AnkitSoni
    JAQUIZZI(The Jaipur Quiz Club)
  • Round 1 :Direct
    Scoring : 10 questions
    +10 for correct
    no negative
    infinte bounce
  • An Intel Pentium MMX processor powers this. The software for this was written by someone called Walt Woltosz. It comes along with a voice synthesizer and a wireless remote control for entertainment systems. One of the most famous personalities of our times uses this. What is it?
    Q1.1
  • Stephen Hawkings’ wheel chair.
    Ans:
  • This company started in Ohio in 1898 with making bicycle and carriage tires, rubber horseshoe pads, and poker chips. The company grew with the advent of an automobile which is a legend in itself and recently completed its century recently.Which famous company are we here referring to?
    Q1.2
  • Goodyear
    Ans:
  • The word X is derived from the Proto-Germanic language. X was first used by the Greeks. It was referred to as Kibisis, the sack carried by the god Hermes and the sack in which the mythical hero Perseus carried the decapitated head of the monster Medusa.In Spain , X was used to carry smoking leaves so as to trap the essence and freshness of the leaves. 
    ID X . 
    Q 1.3
  • wallet
    Ans:
  • October 12th has been celebrated each year as a national holiday in the U.S. since 1792 to commemorate a great achievement by a non- American person and the day is named in his honor. The country of birth of this person startedcelebrating this day from October 12th 2004. You have to identify this person.
    Q1.4
  • Christopher Columbus
    Ans:
  • His father served in the RAF during World War II. When the writer was 8, his mother separated from his father and married a Punjabi-Hindu Mr.Hari who himself was married once. He has lived in Landour since the 1960s, having previously also lived, as a child and young man, in Shimla, Jamnagar, Mussoorie, Dehradun, and London.He has written more than 300 short stories and is often compared to William Wordsworth.Who?
    Q1.5
  • Ruskin Bond
    Ans:
  • X lives on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, next to Naples, Italy. Her primary motivation is to steal Y's Number One Dime and melt it in the fires of the volcano to turn it into a powerful magical amulet, capable of granting the Midas Touch.She sometimes teams up with Z which are mostly known by their chest numbers (which consist of 1,6,7 only).
    Identify X,Y,Z.
    Q1.6
  • X – Magica
    Y - Scrooge McDuck
    Z- The Beagle Boys
    Ans:
  • The name of this company was created as a contraction of the words "Mosaic killer“. The logo was a reference to the name of the fictional monster Godzilla.
    Presently holds the second position in the area of interest.
    Which company?
    Q1.7
  • Mozilla
    Ans:
  • The company was started at the Eleutherian Mills, on the Brandywine Creek, near Wilmington, Delaware, USA two years after the founder and his family left France to escape the French Revolution. It began as a manufacturer of gunpowder, as the founder had noticed that the industry in North America was lagging behind Europe and saw a market for it. The company grew quickly, and by the mid 19th century had become the largest supplier of gunpowder to the United States military, supplying as much as half of the powder used by the Union Army during the American Civil War.
    In 2005, the Company ranked 66th in the Fortune 500 on the strength of nearly $28 billion in revenues and $1.8 billion in profits.
    businesses are organized into the following five categories, known as marketing "platforms": Electronic and Communication Technologies, Performance Materials, Coatings and Color Technologies, Safety and Protection, and Agriculture and Nutrition.
    Which company??
    Q1.8
  • Dupont
    Ans:
  • The founders of this famous software company were working on a consulting project for the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). The code name for the project gave the name of the company they founded.Which company ?
    Q1.9
  • Oracle
    Ans:
  • On 1 July 1946, the United States conducted the first post-war test of an atomic weapon at X in the Marshall Islands. X was the site for numerous nuclear weapons tests through 1958. Four days after this first test, fashion designer Jacques Heim exhibited his creation which he dubbed the X in an attempt to ride the publicity wave created by the well-publicized detonation.It was initially banned in many places including Vatican,Portugal,and some parts of Europe but evetually became popular.And now is very common.Identify.
    Q1.10
  • Scoring : +10 and -5
    no passing
    Rules : PooraFundaChahiye !! Points on the QM’s discretion
    Round 2 : Connectomania
  • Q2.1
  • Titan
    Funda : (clockwise)Pic 1 : Sam Worthington acted in Clash of the Titans , Pic 2 : Aamir Khan brand ambassador of Titan watches,Pic3 :Atlas :one of the Greek Titans and Pic4 : Mozart whose tune was taken as the signature Titan tune
    Ans:
  • Q2.2
  • Adidas
    Funda : Pic 1 : Adidas Styl (new brand from Adidas) , pic 2 : AdiDassler , pic 3,4,5 : the three boys who feature in the new Impossible is nothing ad (Gaurav Jathar ,Sahil Kukreja, Sandeep Sharma)
    Ans:
  • Hint 
    Q2.3
  • Funda : all are the brand ambassadors of Men’s fairness creams
    Ans:
  • Q2.4
  • Pic 1 : VittalMallya ,father of Vijay Mallya
    Pic 2 : DhirubhaiAmbani
    Pic 3: NusliWadia father of Ness Wadia
    Pic 4 : Dr. S.K Burman founder of Dabur and grand father of MohitBurman
    Connect : IPL
    Ans:
  • Q2.5
  • All have bought property in the Palm islands
    Ans:
  • Q2.6
  • HimaniNavratna Tel
    Funda: Pic 1 Zandu acquired by Emami
    Pic 2: Emami’s logo
    Pic 3 : Dhoni and Priety brand ambassadors of new oil from emami
    Pic 4: Navratna companies
    Himani is ofcourseayurved company of Emami
    Ans:
  • Q2.7
  • Connect : all have perfumes on their names
    Also they are shown in the chronological order
    Zeenataman was the first.
    Ans:
  • Q2.8
  • Pic 1 : New Coke ad directed by DibakarBanerjee
    Pic 2: New Balaji Venture which produced LSD directed by Banerjee
    Pic 3: SnehaKhanwalkar who composed the music of his films
    Pic 4: Freshwater films his production house
    Connect : I think you are intelligent enough to get it now atleast !
    Ans:
  • Q2.9
  • All died in Plane crash
    Pic 1: Yuri Gagarin
    Pic 2 : Hansie Cronje
    Pic 3 : Ramon Magsaysay
    Pic 4: GMC Balyogi
    Pic 5 : Manchester United whose team died in Munich in 1958 (refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munich_air_disaster)
    Ans :
  • HINT
    Q2.10
  • Berkshire Hathaway or Warren Buffet
    Funda : all companies owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway
    Ans :
  • Rules same as Direct 1
    DIRECT dwitiya
  • Founded by Hisashige Tanaka in 1875, this company was called Tokyo Shibabaru until it changed its name in 1978 to its current popular name. Name this company that celebrated its 125th year in 2000.
    Q3.1
  • Toshiba
    Ans:
  • This group's corporate anthem is … Vandana, a Sanskrit hymn that "extols the greatness of the sun and its never- ending journey towards excellence." Can you name the group?
    Q3.2
  • Aditya Birla Group
    Ans:
  • This product was first manufactured and used in Germany in World War II.Its name in German implied “fantasy” since considerable imagination was needed to create a palatable drink from the limited means available in the war years of austerity.Name the product.
    Q3.3
  • Fanta
    Ans:
  • Elvis only made one commercial in his career which was for a legendary product which has featured in many movies.Name the product.
    Q3.4
  • Volkswagen Beetle
    Ans:
  • Fuji Heavy Industries’ first President, Kenji Kita, used the Japanese word for 'unit'e as this product's name. It is also the name of a cluster of stars, only six of which are visible to the naked eye, in the Taurus constellation. The cluster, commonly known as Pleiades, also has a Chinese name, Mao. What's the Japanese name?
    Q3.5
  • Subaru
    Ans:
  • This company runs an ayurvedic research institute, named after its founder Pandit Ram Dayal Joshi, in Patna. Apart from its core activity, it also publishes a monthly magazine SachitraAyurved. Can you name the company?
    Q3.6
  • Baidyanath
    Ans:
  • It's a joint stock company involving European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company and BAE Systems. Based in Toulouse, France, this company is said to directly employ over 48,000 people of over 50 nationalities. Can you name the company?
    Q3.7
  • AIRBUS
    Ans:
  • Sir Fred Hoyle is said to have coined and popularised this term, despite challenging the scientific theory associated with it.That term was used decades later in reference to the sudden deregulation of financial markets by the Thatcher government i n 1986. What Which is the term?
    Q3.8
  • Big Bang
    Ans:
  • Identify.
    Q3.9
  • Highlighted portions depict the IVY league colleges.
    Ans:
  • X, a hungarianinventer, on his most famous, and eponymous product, Y."Space always intrigued me, with its incredibly rich possibilities, space alteration by (architectural) objects, objects transformation in space (sculpture, design), movement in space and in time, their correlation, their repercussion on mankind, the relation between man and space, the object and time. I think the Y arose from this interest, from this search for expression and for this always more increased acuteness of these thoughts. . . .". ID.
    Q3.10
  • Rubiks cube invented by Ernő Rubik
    Ans:
  • Rules : qm will tell u
    THEME round
  • The current logo was originally sketched on a paper napkin and remains largely unchanged since 1979.The artist says the angle was due to the orientation of the paper.What?
    Q.1
  • Virgin
    Ans:
  • Q2.
  • First recipient of the Filmfare awards
    Hint for theme : Filmfare
    Ans:
  • Q3
  • Samir Jain and Vineet Jain
    Ans:
  • Q4
  • Femina magazine
    Ans:
  • Q5.
  • Times of India
    By now you must have guessed the theme, if not the theme was Times Group
    Ans:
  • ankit007soni@gmail.com
    FIN