1.<br />X is the oldest business school in India, founded in 1949 by Father Quinn Enright, S.J. and is constantly rated am...
1.<br />XLRI Jamshedpur<br />
2.<br />A NEW BEGINNING. A NEW START.Identify the new logo.<br />
2.<br />The Taj Palace Hotel<br />
3.<br />This phrase originated from radio commentaries of football matches by BBC in UK. A grid of a football pitch had be...
3.<br />Back to square one<br />
4.<br />After surviving 9 bullet shots in the lung, liver and kidneys, X died of pneumonia at the age of 94. Reportedly, h...
4.<br />Late Field Marshall<br />Sam Maneckshaw<br />
5.<br />A doubly landlocked country of astonishing facts, it has the highest GDP per person in the world according to the ...
5.<br />Leichtenstein,<br />Europe<br />
6.<br />It had the last piece of music by the R.D. Burman. It was, incidentally, also the first Indian film to be given a ...
6.<br />1942 A love story<br />
7.<br />It is an ancient system of aesthetics believed to use the laws of both Heaven (astronomy) and Earth (geography) to...
7.<br />FengShui<br />
8.<br />Identify<br />
8.<br />Ferrari World,<br />Abu Dhabi<br />
9.<br />The Swadeshi movement was in full swing, and everyone was compelled to buy home made goods. A company, X,  tragica...
9.<br />Parle<br />
10.<br />X is now touted as a wonder material, being a 100 times stronger than steel. A research paper on it was rejected ...
10.<br />Graphene<br />
11*<br />IDENTIFY THE MAN<br />
11.*<br />Hugh Hefner<br />
12.<br />“Masincedane Sports” a plastics company recently started selling earphones, making huge profits. But what is thei...
12.<br />Vuvuzela<br />
13. *<br />The literary meaning of this word is to converse with beloved. It is a poem containing a minimum of 5 verses an...
13.*<br />Ghazal<br />
14.<br />A ___-___ stock is the stock of a well-established company having stable earnings and no extensive liabilities. _...
14.<br />Blue Chip<br />
15.<br />The company X which owns a famous brand had filed a case against a movie for the usage of the name of the product...
15.<br />Emami (Zandu Balm)<br />Dabbang<br />
16.<br />What does RE stand for?<br />
16.<br />Reverse Engine<br />
17. *<br />A means oil in Persian, while B means heat, hot, boiling, or passionate. AB thus means cooked in oil at intense...
17. *<br />Rogan Josh<br />
18.<br />IIT Madras achieved this in 2002. BITS- Pilani in 2009 and IIM Calcutta was the latest addition to the list, on J...
18.<br />ISO 9001:2000<br />Certification of<br />Tech-fests<br />
19. *<br />A comedian said, "My dad named me after his favorite author. Don't know if I get his first name or last name th...
19. *<br />Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld<br />
20.<br /><ul><li>One Day Wonders
Sunny Days
Idols
Runs n' Ruins</li></ul>Who is the author?<br />
20.<br />Sunil Gavaskar<br />
21. *<br />Identify the logo<br />
21. *<br />Pidgin<br />Multi-protocol Messenger<br />
22.<br />Described as the London-born daughter of the fictional Lord Henshingly and raised as an aristocrat, a plane crash...
22.<br />Lara Croft<br />(Tomb Raider)<br />
23. *<br /> Spanish classical guitarist and composer Francisco Tarrega composed this for a solo guitar in 1902. Many years...
23. *<br />Nokia<br />
24.<br />In the 1800s, an officer in the British Indian Army dreamt up this combination to disguise the bitter taste of X....
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  1. 1. 1.<br />X is the oldest business school in India, founded in 1949 by Father Quinn Enright, S.J. and is constantly rated among the top 5 in India. The Chairman of the Board of Governors for X is B. Muthuraman the Managing Director of Tata Steel. Name X.<br />
  2. 2. 1.<br />XLRI Jamshedpur<br />
  3. 3. 2.<br />A NEW BEGINNING. A NEW START.Identify the new logo.<br />
  4. 4. 2.<br />The Taj Palace Hotel<br />
  5. 5. 3.<br />This phrase originated from radio commentaries of football matches by BBC in UK. A grid of a football pitch had been printed in the previous week’s Radio Times so that the commentator could describe the location of the ball. Identify the phrase.<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. 3.<br />Back to square one<br />
  8. 8. 4.<br />After surviving 9 bullet shots in the lung, liver and kidneys, X died of pneumonia at the age of 94. Reportedly, his last words were “I'm okay!”. X is widely regarded as a leader par excellence for his contributions in the Indian Army with a career spanning 4 decades and 5 wars.<br />Identify X.<br />
  9. 9. 4.<br />Late Field Marshall<br />Sam Maneckshaw<br />
  10. 10. 5.<br />A doubly landlocked country of astonishing facts, it has the highest GDP per person in the world according to the CIA, witnessed its last murder about 10 years ago, has an area of 160 sq. km and the largest producer of false teeth! It is considered to be a tax-haven with income tax rates as low as 1.2%!<br />Only 209 people in this country are unemployed and has 100% literacy.<br />Name the country.<br />
  11. 11. 5.<br />Leichtenstein,<br />Europe<br />
  12. 12. 6.<br />It had the last piece of music by the R.D. Burman. It was, incidentally, also the first Indian film to be given a U/A rating. It was the first Indian movie to use Dolby Sound. <br />Name the movie<br />
  13. 13. 6.<br />1942 A love story<br />
  14. 14. 7.<br />It is an ancient system of aesthetics believed to use the laws of both Heaven (astronomy) and Earth (geography) to help one improve life by receiving positive Qi.<br />The term literally translates as "wind-water" in English. Identify.<br />
  15. 15. 7.<br />FengShui<br />
  16. 16. 8.<br />Identify<br />
  17. 17. 8.<br />Ferrari World,<br />Abu Dhabi<br />
  18. 18. 9.<br />The Swadeshi movement was in full swing, and everyone was compelled to buy home made goods. A company, X, tragically imported raw cotton for their textile production. To avoid losses and stock pile, they started making cotton candy from the raw cotton. Thus began X's foray into confectionary. Its flagship products were bought by Coca Cola in 1999. Name X.<br />
  19. 19. 9.<br />Parle<br />
  20. 20. 10.<br />X is now touted as a wonder material, being a 100 times stronger than steel. A research paper on it was rejected in the Science Journal in 2004. Ironically, it paved the way for the Nobel Prize in Physics, 2010. The scientists “peeled off a layer of X off graphite using a sticky tape”. <br />Identify X. <br />
  21. 21. 10.<br />Graphene<br />
  22. 22. 11*<br />IDENTIFY THE MAN<br />
  23. 23. 11.*<br />Hugh Hefner<br />
  24. 24. 12.<br />“Masincedane Sports” a plastics company recently started selling earphones, making huge profits. But what is their other more (in)famous product for which they were in news around the world a few months ago?<br />
  25. 25. 12.<br />Vuvuzela<br />
  26. 26. 13. *<br />The literary meaning of this word is to converse with beloved. It is a poem containing a minimum of 5 verses and maximum 25. The opening verse of is called Matlaand both hemstitches rhyme with one another. The last verse is called Maqtawhich usually contains the penname (takhallus) of the poet. What word are we referring to?<br />
  27. 27. 13.*<br />Ghazal<br />
  28. 28. 14.<br />A ___-___ stock is the stock of a well-established company having stable earnings and no extensive liabilities. ___-___ stocks pay regular dividends, even when business is faring worse than usual. The term is derived from casinos, where ___-___ represent the greatest value among the many colors of chips.<br />
  29. 29. 14.<br />Blue Chip<br />
  30. 30. 15.<br />The company X which owns a famous brand had filed a case against a movie for the usage of the name of the product in the chartbuster song without their permission. The producer was forced to come up with an amicable settlement with the company out-of-court and thus heroine featured in the song was made the brand ambassador for the product. Identify the company and movie.<br />
  31. 31. 15.<br />Emami (Zandu Balm)<br />Dabbang<br />
  32. 32. 16.<br />What does RE stand for?<br />
  33. 33. 16.<br />Reverse Engine<br />
  34. 34. 17. *<br />A means oil in Persian, while B means heat, hot, boiling, or passionate. AB thus means cooked in oil at intense heat. AB is an aromatic curry dish hailing from Kashmir and is quite popular in India, Pakistan, Singapore and UK. What is AB?<br />
  35. 35. 17. *<br />Rogan Josh<br />
  36. 36. 18.<br />IIT Madras achieved this in 2002. BITS- Pilani in 2009 and IIM Calcutta was the latest addition to the list, on July 2010. To achieve this, a quality management system had to be established, and the organisations had to be assessed on services, products, functions, etc. They also had to prove a non-profit intention.<br />What?<br />
  37. 37. 18.<br />ISO 9001:2000<br />Certification of<br />Tech-fests<br />
  38. 38. 19. *<br />A comedian said, "My dad named me after his favorite author. Don't know if I get his first name or last name though.”<br />The author is Jerome K. Jerome.<br />Who is the comedian?<br />
  39. 39. 19. *<br />Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld<br />
  40. 40. 20.<br /><ul><li>One Day Wonders
  41. 41. Sunny Days
  42. 42. Idols
  43. 43. Runs n' Ruins</li></ul>Who is the author?<br />
  44. 44. 20.<br />Sunil Gavaskar<br />
  45. 45. 21. *<br />Identify the logo<br />
  46. 46. 21. *<br />Pidgin<br />Multi-protocol Messenger<br />
  47. 47. 22.<br />Described as the London-born daughter of the fictional Lord Henshingly and raised as an aristocrat, a plane crash left the character stranded in the Himalayas for 2 weeks; the experience spurred her to seek adventures around the world. The character's classic costume is a turquoise sleeveless tank top, light brown shorts, calf-high boots, and long white socks. Her accessories are fingerless gloves, a backpack with a utility belt with holsters on either side etc. <br />
  48. 48. 22.<br />Lara Croft<br />(Tomb Raider)<br />
  49. 49. 23. *<br /> Spanish classical guitarist and composer Francisco Tarrega composed this for a solo guitar in 1902. Many years later, a part/phrase of this tune was made the official tune of a company. Identify the company.<br />
  50. 50. 23. *<br />Nokia<br />
  51. 51. 24.<br />In the 1800s, an officer in the British Indian Army dreamt up this combination to disguise the bitter taste of X. A carbonated drink with malaria-fighting quinine extract, had in turn been devised as a more palatable alternative to the extremely bitter quinine- essential in Indian conditions. British troops weren’t exactly fans of this medicine, but liked the sweetened version with some sugar and served with lime. Winston Churchill would acknowledge its role in saving "more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire.”ID the drink.<br />
  52. 52. 24.<br />Gin and Tonic<br />
  53. 53. 25.<br />In the 15th century, it was cheaper to dye pink while it was too expensive to bleach white. What happened as a result of this, which is present till date?<br />
  54. 54. 25.<br />Yellow coloured business newspapers<br />

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