Biz Quizzing : Gyan in 300 Seconds! <ul><li>Shubham Roy </li></ul><ul><li>(  [email_address] )  </li></ul>
What are you going to hear <ul><li>What the hell is Biz Quiz all bout </li></ul><ul><li>Why it makes sense for you to get ...
Who am I to Blabber all this stuff? <ul><li>An avid Biz ,movie and general quizzer for 10+ years </li></ul><ul><li>Winner ...
Okay! So What is Biz Quiz <ul><li>Heard about ‘Brand Equity Quiz’ hosted by Derek O Brien??? </li></ul><ul><li>Simply, a m...
Understood! But Why Should I be Interested? <ul><li>Path to quick money: ( Tata Crucible and Brand Equity have prizes wort...
Am too Young/Old to Play this Sport! <ul><li>Age no bar for Biz quizzing : From Undergrads to Graying hair, everyone is in...
Am a Techie. Why Should I be listening to all this? <ul><li>Quizzing is no longer restricted to B-school kids anymore! </l...
Ok! Is this phenomena Bangalore Centric only? <ul><li>Nope! Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata,Delhi ,Pune and Mumbai are in big ...
But, How Do I get Started? <ul><li>Simple! Just Get ‘Wiki’ed!  </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Fortune.com ,select a domain ( Say ...
Whoa! This sounds tough <ul><li>Its not! Just be little patient and give yourself 6 complete months! </li></ul><ul><li>Hey...
Partner?? But Why? <ul><li>A Lone Wolf wins, but a pack of Wolves hit hard! </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz partner complements you...
But Where Do I Find a Quiz Partner? <ul><li>Every company has a quiz club, quiz e-group…Find em there! </li></ul><ul><li>U...
Ok! How do Champion Quizzers  Prepare? <ul><li>They maintain database of Fortune 500 Companies covering brand logo, histor...
Boy! Is it  a quiz or a memory test? <ul><li>Not exactly… Biz quiz is all about logic and co-relation of events and person...
Am all set ! But What does it take to Win quizzes? <ul><li>Learn to lose first…Every loss is a gain in your information re...
But! Has Biz quizzing really benefitted anyone? <ul><li>Lots of them….Some folks just quiz for living! </li></ul><ul><li>M...
To Whom is this not meant for ? <ul><li>Pessimists cant thrive in this sport of luck and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Highl...
Some Common Tricks in Quizzes <ul><li>Listen to the Quiz Master attentively….The clues are all in the questions! </li></ul...
TO Summarize <ul><li>Biz quizzing mean big buck,name and fame </li></ul><ul><li>ANYONE can get into this game ANYTIME </li...
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  1. 1. Biz Quizzing : Gyan in 300 Seconds! <ul><li>Shubham Roy </li></ul><ul><li>( [email_address] ) </li></ul>
  2. 2. What are you going to hear <ul><li>What the hell is Biz Quiz all bout </li></ul><ul><li>Why it makes sense for you to get into Biz quizzing </li></ul><ul><li>Cheat code to Biz quizzing! </li></ul><ul><li>All and this and more in Less than 300 Seconds!!! </li></ul><ul><li>As they say in Quizzes, ‘Your time starts now’ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who am I to Blabber all this stuff? <ul><li>An avid Biz ,movie and general quizzer for 10+ years </li></ul><ul><li>Winner of decent amount of Corporate, College and School Quizzes at all level! </li></ul><ul><li>Competed and teamed with best of quizzers </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, I live and breathe Quizzing and hence this need to share this passion of mine! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Okay! So What is Biz Quiz <ul><li>Heard about ‘Brand Equity Quiz’ hosted by Derek O Brien??? </li></ul><ul><li>Simply, a multi team sport of Brands, Brands and More Brands </li></ul><ul><li>Packed with Visuals, Brand Histories, Business Trivia, Print Ads, Commercials and the dreaded Buzzer rounds! </li></ul><ul><li>Has a written prelims, selection of top 6 to 8 team and Finals ! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Understood! But Why Should I be Interested? <ul><li>Path to quick money: ( Tata Crucible and Brand Equity have prizes worth 3 to 4 Lakh bucks for the winners!) </li></ul><ul><li>Become a hero: See the respect commanded by champion quizzers! </li></ul><ul><li>Network Net worth!: Meet folks from all walks of life as competitors, team mates and audience! </li></ul><ul><li>Appear Intelligent and build your CV! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Am too Young/Old to Play this Sport! <ul><li>Age no bar for Biz quizzing : From Undergrads to Graying hair, everyone is in it </li></ul><ul><li>No entry barrier at all for any gender or age! Just check out any of the Quizzes! </li></ul><ul><li>There is no age bar for exercising your grey cells! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Am a Techie. Why Should I be listening to all this? <ul><li>Quizzing is no longer restricted to B-school kids anymore! </li></ul><ul><li>Bangalore’s Biz quiz circuit is abundant of ‘Java Strut’ing Brand Gurus. </li></ul><ul><li>Believe me, Biz quiz consists of whole of technology related stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Anyways, you are hooked to Wiki and You tube…Right? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Ok! Is this phenomena Bangalore Centric only? <ul><li>Nope! Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata,Delhi ,Pune and Mumbai are in big league too! </li></ul><ul><li>But, Chennai and Namma City have a cult following of this sport </li></ul><ul><li>If Kolkata is birth place then Bangalore is the breeding ground of this game </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz clubs, City based e-quiz groups, Wiki..Its all across India </li></ul>
  9. 9. But, How Do I get Started? <ul><li>Simple! Just Get ‘Wiki’ed! </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Fortune.com ,select a domain ( Say Automotive) and Pick top 6 to 8 companies in that domain! </li></ul><ul><li>And then , Absorb EVERYTHING about them! </li></ul><ul><li>Brand history, Founders, Logo,timeline , interesting Trivia…everything! </li></ul><ul><li>Believe me it not as tough as you think! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Whoa! This sounds tough <ul><li>Its not! Just be little patient and give yourself 6 complete months! </li></ul><ul><li>Hey! We all can optimize our Surfing habits, right? </li></ul><ul><li>Plus, there are plethora of Quiz blogs ,e-groups to help you out </li></ul><ul><li>Also, Start looking for a Partner in Crime </li></ul>
  11. 11. Partner?? But Why? <ul><li>A Lone Wolf wins, but a pack of Wolves hit hard! </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz partner complements you and shares the quest for knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Brings different perspective, enhances knowledge base and completes the thought process! </li></ul><ul><li>Importantly, the motivation level remains high ! </li></ul>
  12. 12. But Where Do I Find a Quiz Partner? <ul><li>Every company has a quiz club, quiz e-group…Find em there! </li></ul><ul><li>Use e-groups and blogs to connect up with Quiz aficionados </li></ul><ul><li>Start visiting quizzes in B’lore ….You will find many Lone quizzers looking for team mates! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Ok! How do Champion Quizzers Prepare? <ul><li>They maintain database of Fortune 500 Companies covering brand logo, history, about founders and major events ( courtesy: Wikipedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to news feeds, blog feeds ( Eg; Businesweek, Afaqs, Adrants …..) </li></ul><ul><li>Read, revise, read ,revise ,read ,revise….. </li></ul><ul><li>AND ,regularly attend ALL the quizzes ( as much as possible) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Boy! Is it a quiz or a memory test? <ul><li>Not exactly… Biz quiz is all about logic and co-relation of events and personalities.( Look Left) </li></ul><ul><li>Cramming surely helps, but can’t you too far…You gotta apply brains too! </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes are topical and related to current biz environment…hence make an educated guess </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: Biz quizzes can’t get trivial..Quiz master has to keep the audience clued </li></ul>
  15. 15. Am all set ! But What does it take to Win quizzes? <ul><li>Learn to lose first…Every loss is a gain in your information repository for the next quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Luck and level of competition… </li></ul><ul><li>A good quiz partner of Course! </li></ul><ul><li>Presence of mind, Quick thinking and and loads of logic twist </li></ul><ul><li>Most importantly dedication to learn and eternal optimistic attitude </li></ul>
  16. 16. But! Has Biz quizzing really benefitted anyone? <ul><li>Lots of them….Some folks just quiz for living! </li></ul><ul><li>Many quizzers have amassed loads of moolah and other stuff , only thanks to quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Job switches, career jumps have also happened </li></ul><ul><li>Folks have built up huge network of folks due to regular features at quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, online diaries, e groups, quiz companies….all thanks to quizzes </li></ul>
  17. 17. To Whom is this not meant for ? <ul><li>Pessimists cant thrive in this sport of luck and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Highly impatient folks also have a tough time in this game </li></ul><ul><li>That’s it……Otherwise Biz Quizzing is meant for everyone under the Sun </li></ul><ul><li>So I before I leave, here’s a typical takeaway from a Quizzer….. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Some Common Tricks in Quizzes <ul><li>Listen to the Quiz Master attentively….The clues are all in the questions! </li></ul><ul><li>Listen very carefully to answers given by other teams… </li></ul><ul><li>And logically eliminate the options to get the correct answer </li></ul><ul><li>Think topical : Eg : Who few years ago banned the sale of Indian made ‘Beedis’ in state of Iowa, US?? </li></ul>
  19. 19. TO Summarize <ul><li>Biz quizzing mean big buck,name and fame </li></ul><ul><li>ANYONE can get into this game ANYTIME </li></ul><ul><li>Finding a suitable quiz partner is a crucial element </li></ul><ul><li>Believe in yourself, keep reading and keep attending quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Before I leave, Here is quick poser! </li></ul>
  20. 20. CONNECT THESE VISUALs

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