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  1. 1. Rules • 3 rounds in the quiz • Round 1 and 3 : 25 dry and visual questions • Each has +10 points on the direct and bounce • For pounce +15/-10 • You can pounce your own question • Unlimited pounce • Round 1 – clockwise, round 3 anticlockwise • The Quizmaster is always right 
  2. 2. Clockwise
  3. 3. Connect
  4. 4. • Andhra Bank – Pattabhi Sitaramaiyya, founder, and mascot Dolle • Anyone – “why the name Dolle?”
  5. 5. What is the subject of this poem by Nissim Ezekiel? (specific answer needed – if it sounds close to the answer, I will give it) • Please Do not spit Do not sit more Pay promptly, time is valuable Do not write letter without order refreshment Do not comb, hair is spoiling floor Do not make mischiefs in cabin our waiter is reporting Come again All are welcome whatever cast If not satisfied tell us otherwise tell others GOD IS GREAT ------ Nissim Ezekiel, 1972
  6. 6. • His favorite Irani café; the now defunct Bastani and Company, in Dhobi Talao
  7. 7. • X was founded in 1997 as Jomax Technologies by Bob Parsons, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. However, Parsons felt the name sounded archaic and asked employees to come up with another name. Some suggested Big …….., but that was already in use and someone else suggested the present name. Parsons said the company stuck with the name because it made people smile and remember it. What is X?
  8. 8. The founder of this company has been in the news. How?
  9. 9. • Lagadapati Rajagopal is the founder. He was the MP who threw pepper in Parliament protesting over Telengana issue
  10. 10. • X is a soft drink that was created in Peru in 1935, by British immigrant José Robinson Lindley using lemon verbena. The soda has an unusual sweet, fruity flavor - Americans compare its flavor to bubblegum or cream soda. It has been described as "an acquired taste" whose "intense color alone is enough to drive away the uninitiated.“. The Coca-Cola Company owns the X trademark everywhere but in Peru. What is X?
  11. 11. • India's first woman brew-master X is the author of the book “Ale & Arty: the story of beer”. Her father is a former general manager of united breweries. Who?
  12. 12. This person operated a boutique, the “Psychedelhi”, at the Oberoi Hotel with Martand Singh in the 1960s. The clientele included the Beatles and it ended up supplying clothes to such London outlets as Mr. Fish and Annacat. It also led to an association with Diana Vreeland, then editor of Vogue. However, we know him as a person who operates in a different field. Who?
  13. 13. Actor Billy Crudup (picture below) has been the voice of which legendary series of ads in US (all by same company) from 1997 (he first appeared in the series of ads in 2005?
  14. 14. • Mastercard “Priceless” ads
  15. 15. The advertising campaign of a well known brand X is centered around the X girl (shown in the picture below) who lands up in awkward situations while trying to sell X. Vanessa Branch played X girl for long before being replaced by Farris Patton. What is X?
  16. 16. • Wrigley’s Orbit
  17. 17. In this cartoon of the early 90’s by RK Laxman, who is the man “in the rear”?
  18. 18. • Harshad Mehta
  19. 19. • X manufactured nutritional supplements such as "Master Formula", "Calorie Control Formula", and "Fiber Energy Bar", distributing them via multi- level marketing. The company experienced rapid growth in the 1980s and was heavily endorsed and marketed by various celebrities. However, an expose by NBC revealed fraudulent practices, and this was followed by multiple lawsuits from attorneys general. Several of the company's advisors resigned, and X declared bankruptcy in 1987. What is X?
  20. 20. United Sciences of America
  21. 21. Kenguru (Hungarian for Kangaroo) is a car manufacturer which started in Hungary and now based out of US. They have recently come up with this car. Who is this car exclusively for (which is a first)?
  22. 22. For wheelchair bound patients
  23. 23. • A rose and a doll is named after X, an Olympic silver medal winner. X partnered with German perfume company Muelhens to produce a line of fragrances in the late 80s and 90s. The fragrances ironically became a top-seller in Bruhl, the hometown of X’s biggest rival (also the person who beat X to the Olympic Gold). Who is X?
  24. 24. Gabriela Sabatini
  25. 25. Name this Japanese candlestick pattern
  26. 26. Who is behind the mask? What is the funda?
  27. 27. • Saina Nehwal in Iodex TVC with theme “Mask Your Pain”
  28. 28. The logo is of a non-profit organization with HQ in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. Around 7000 people get themselves associated with this organization every year. Name
  29. 29. • In March 2006, he was rated the 11th richest man in the world. Most of his wealth came from buying companies cheap when Russia was privatizing its state run firms. He bought himself a majority stake in Sibneft, an oil company, and later merged smaller companies to form Rusal, the world’s second largest aluminium producer. In 1999, he was elected to his country’s parliament. He also bought the UK’s second most expensive car registration number – “VIP1” for a whopping £285,000. Who?
  30. 30. Roman Abrahamovic
  31. 31. • The online store , started by a firm called Take India Beyond Merchandising Pvt. Ltd, is a collaborative effort of a group of volunteers. The store sells merchandise that it says is inspired by the lifestyle and values of X. It offers a range of products that include t- shirts, sleeveless jackets and stationery such as pen drives and planners. The products are in the price range of Rs.15 to Rs.450. What?
  32. 32. • _________ is a game of chance where randomly-selected numbers are drawn and players match those numbers to those appearing on 5x5 matrices which are printed or electronically represented and are known as "cards." The first person to have a card where the drawn numbers form a specified pattern is the winner and calls out the word - "_______”. What game?
  33. 33. BINGO
  34. 34. • Connect the following people – Lissy Priyadarshan – K Ganga Prasad – Mahesh Reddy – Sohail Khan – Ashok Kheny – Boney Kapoor – Preteek Kanakia – Riteish Deshmukh
  35. 35. • Principal owners of various teams in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) – Lissy Priyadarshan - Kerala Strikers – K Ganga Prasad - Chennai Rhinos – Mahesh Reddy - Telegu Warriors – Sohail Khan - Mumbai Heroes – Ashok Kheny - Karnataka Bulldozers – Boney Kapoor - Bengal Tigers – Preteek Kanakia - Bhojpuri Dabanggs – Riteish Deshmukh - Veer Mararthi
  36. 36. One of the most powerful woman in Indian business. Who?
  37. 37. • Chitra Ramakrishna, Managing Director and CEO of National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)
  38. 38. What is the most well known product of this company?
  39. 39. • Cycle Pure Agarbatties
  40. 40. Name the batsman and the 11th man who accompanied him
  41. 41. • Bert Sutcliffe and Bob Blair
  42. 42. MS Paint version of which incident? (mandatory football world cup question)
  43. 43. • Joseph Mwepu Ilunga of Zaire kicking away a Brazilian free kick in the group match between the two nations before the ball was in play in 1974. This was a protest against his country's authorities, who were alleged to be depriving the players of their rightful earnings • Funda taken from – Follow us, follow football
  44. 44. Connect
  45. 45. • Battle of the Sexes – game theory and Bobby Riggs
  46. 46. Round 2 • Who / what am I, 3 questions • 3 Clues for each question - +20/-8 for first clue, +10/-4 for 2nd clue, +5/0 for 3rd clue • Answers to the questions connect to a theme • Points for theme: +20/-8 on answer on 1st question, +10/-4 on answer of 2nd question, +5/0 for on answer on 3rd question • Maximum 1 try per “Who am I” question – so a maximum of 3 tries
  47. 47. Who am I -1 • Clue 1: • Khushwant Singh mentions an incident in his book “Absolute Khushwant: The Low-Down on Life, Death and Most things In-between” where after being defeated in a Lok Sabha election, X immediately returned the 2 lakh he had borrowed from the writer for hiring taxis
  48. 48. Who am I - 1 • Clue 2: • X’s doctoral thesis was titled "India’s export performance, 1951–1960, export prospects and policy implications“ and was later the basis for his book "India’s Export Trends and Prospects for Self-Sustained Growth"
  49. 49. • Clue 3: • Ancient Delhi (1999) • A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India (2008) • The Last Frontier: People and Forests in Mizoram • Nine by Nine • The above are a non-exhaustive list of books written by X’s children
  50. 50. Safety Slide
  51. 51. Ans:
  52. 52. Who am I - 2 • Clue 1: • X represented India at the Bretton Woods Conference on July 1–22, 1944. The conference led to the establishment of the IMF and IBRD. He was a member of the Board of Governors of both of these institutions for the next ten years. In 1950, at the Paris conference of these institutions, he served as the Chairman of the Joint Annual Meeting
  53. 53. Who am I -2 • Clue 2: • An ICS officer, X he was conferred knighthood in 1944 and in 1959, he won the Ramon Magsasay award
  54. 54. Who am I -2 • Clue 3: • X was the Chairman of U.G.C.(1956–61) and Vice-Chancellor of University of Delhi (1962– 67). He was also President of I.S.I.(Indian Statistical Institute)from 1945 to 1964
  55. 55. Safety Slide
  56. 56. Ans :
  57. 57. Who am I - 3 • Clue 1: • In a paper "Has Financial Development Made the World Riskier?", X "argued that disaster might loom because financial sector managers were encouraged to take risks that generate severe adverse consequences with small probability but, in return, offer generous compensation the rest of the time”
  58. 58. Clue 2: X, along with fellow Chicago Booth professor Luigi Zingales wrote this book. Also author of the book “Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy”
  59. 59. • Clue 3: • X and Paul Krugman expressed alternate views on how to reinvigorate the economies in the U.S. and Europe. This debate occurred against the backdrop of a significant "austerity vs. stimulus" debate occurring at the time where X conceded that austerity could slow economies in the short-run and cause significant "pain" for certain constituencies
  60. 60. Safety Slide
  61. 61. Ans :
  62. 62. • Theme - RBI Governors
  63. 63. Anticlockwise
  64. 64. • There are 4 chapters in the book – in each of the chapters the protagonists solve a case. The mysterious cases of the bride-abducting Were-Yeti of Ramgarhpur, the ghost of the (very alive) AK Hangal, the rescue of the Indian Women`s Hockey team from a `not-a- terrorist` attack and aid of forgotten stars from DD (like Salma Sultana). Adhiraj Singh and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj are the authors. Name the book
  65. 65. By what moniker are these people known
  66. 66. • Fairchild Eight/ Traitorous Eight/ Shockley Eight (Julius Blank, Victor Grinich, Jean Hoerni, Eugene Kleiner, Jay Last, Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce and Sheldon Roberts)
  67. 67. Which Hollywood personality co-owns this rugby team?
  68. 68. Russell Crowe
  69. 69. What are we talking about? 2009-2012 2013 onwards
  70. 70. The Oxbridge boat race
  71. 71. This is made by a Florida-based company called Scottish Spirits Ltd and apparently produced in factories in Panama. It went on sale around the world on December 1, 2011. What was the claim the makers made while marketing the same?
  72. 72. World’s first halal whiskey
  73. 73. C Rangarajan, economist, ex-Governor of RBI and President of ISI was also the ex-Governor of the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. He has been an economic adviser to GoI and as head of several committees, have made several recommendations. One of his recommendations is now under severe fire from a particular political party and is being linked to a very rich Indian. What is the recommendation?
  74. 74. It was a committee led by him which had recommended that gas from KGD-6 Basin should be priced at $7-8/mmBtu
  75. 75. This Marathi-origin Indian businessman is the founder of which Indian conglomerate?
  76. 76. Laxmanrao Kashinath Kirloskar
  77. 77. ID the advertiser.
  78. 78. • Arnold Peter Møller was the founder of the AP Møller Maersk Group. On A.P. Møller's death in 1965, his son Arnold Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller took over as the CEO. When Arnold Mærsk’s wife of 65 years Emma died in 2005, how was her memory immortalized? (I want a particular keyword)
  79. 79. The largest container ship (keyword) (E-Class) launched by Maersk Line in 2006 was named after her
  80. 80. What does this graph show? (hint: a recent blackout)
  81. 81. • Price of Bitcoin on Mt. Gox
  82. 82. • X was founded in 1994 by John W. Meriwether, the former vice-chairman and head of bond trading at Salomon Brothers. Members of X's board of directors included Myron S. Scholes and Robert C. Merton, who shared the 1997 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for a "new method to determine the value of derivatives". Initially successful with annualized return of over 21% (after fees) in its first year, 41% in the second year and 43% in the third year, in 1998 it lost $4.6 billion in less than four months following the 1997 Asian financial crisis and 1998 Russian financial crisis requiring financial intervention by the Federal Reserve, with the fund liquidating and dissolving in early 2000. What is X?
  83. 83. Long-Term Capital Management L.P. (LTCM)
  84. 84. • In 2009, a final-year student of IIT-Delhi Harsh Narang set up a company X. X involved providing photocopying opportunities to students at little or no cost and survived on sponsorships from companies who advertised on the photocopied material – client list included CCD, Apple, Vodafone etc. What is X?
  85. 85. • PhokatCopy
  86. 86. X is chairperson of the Serum Institute of India and its mentoring force. X says “making cheap vaccines is my primary motivation in life, along with anything that’s expensive”. He is also a designer of cars. However, he is known for a different reason in the world of Indian sport and high-society. What reason?
  87. 87. Poonawala Stud Farms which breed India’s finest race horses and jockeys like Pesi Shroff were associated with it. Further- “a character in which 2000s Bollywood movie is allegedly based on Cyrus P?”
  88. 88. The person to the left is a British politician. He was a Member of Parliament from 1970 to 1992, representing the constituencies of Epping (1970–74) and Chingford (1974–92). Who is he?
  89. 89. • Norman Tebbit of the Tebbit test
  90. 90. • Notable figures to have featured for this team included Arthur Conan Doyle, Jerome K. Jerome, A. A. Milne, Walter Raleigh, A. E. W. Mason, E. V. Lucas, Maurice Hewlett, E. W. Hornung, P. G. Wodehouse, Owen Seaman, Bernard Partridge, Augustine Birrell, Paul du Chaillu, and George Llewelyn Davies, as well as the son of Alfred Tennyson. Peter Pan's First XI, a book on the exploits of the this team, was published in 2011. Which team, and why so named?
  91. 91. Allahakbarries, an amateur cricket team founded by author J. M. Barrie - active from 1890 to 1913. The team was named in the mistaken belief that Allah akbar meant Heaven help us in Arabic. Plus a wordplay on name of Barrie
  92. 92. What does the red line indicate? (this is a sports question)
  93. 93. • Sachin Tendulkar’s cumulative international runs year by year
  94. 94. This is Tom Waddell, a former US Army Veteran and Olympian who died in 1987. What international sporting event did he start?
  95. 95. • Gay Olympics / Gay Games for LGBT
  96. 96. Name the subject of this documentary
  97. 97. • Budhia, the child prodigy marathon runner
  98. 98. • The crest of this organization X features a palace in the city of Y. X is based out of Y. The crest is colored in white in order to symbolize "victory“. The pride, resilience, and pride of the people of the city Y is represented by a picture of a blue Gandaberunda - a mythical two headed bird. Gandaberunda is on the official emblem of the state of which Y is the current capital city
  99. 99. Crest of Bengaluru FC (X), Y - Bangalore
  100. 100. • 2,3,4 and 6 strokes under par in Golf – Eagle, Albatross, Condor and Phoenix
  101. 101. Heat map of which multi-nation sporting event?
  102. 102. • Lusophony Games, which involves athletes coming from Lusophone (Portuguese- speaking) countries. Held this year in Goa (18th-29th January)
  103. 103. Identify the Karateka
  104. 104. Dolph Lundgren
  105. 105. Name the sport
  106. 106. Kyodu
  107. 107. Mandatory IPL Question • Adam Gilchrist took one wicket in IPL, off the only ball he ever bowled in the T20 tournament. Name (a) the batsman he dismissed (b) the fielder who took the catch at long on © the fielder who kept wickets • For pounce, and full points going around – all 3 needed. For half points going around – 2 needed. No half points for pounce
  108. 108. • Batsman – Harbhajan Singh • Fielder – Gurkeerat Singh • Wicketkeeper – Praveen Kumar
  109. 109. • SPARK Eduventures Pvt. Ltd. Is an IIT Coaching institute based out of Patna. The MD of the same was in the news a few years ago. One of his memorable quotes was –”the daal at Tihar Jail tastes better than the one in ………”. Name the MD an why was he in the news
  110. 110. Ravi Raj, the IIT KGP student who went to jail in the DPS MMS –Baazee.Com scandal