Saan Quiz 09


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Saan Quiz 09

  1. 2. Quiz Finals the battle begins .....
  2. 3. GENERAL RULES <ul><li>Scoring and rules for each round will be intimated at the start of each round. </li></ul><ul><li>Two teams will be eliminated at the end of the third round. </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz Master’s verdict will be final. </li></ul>
  3. 4. DRY ROUND
  4. 5. RULES <ul><li>This round consists of 12 questions. </li></ul><ul><li>10 marks for direct questions. </li></ul><ul><li>5 marks for a pass. </li></ul><ul><li>No negative marking. </li></ul>
  5. 6. 1.Which feature now common in mobile phones gets its name from a tenth-century Danish king?
  7. 9. 2. Name the major company that rejected a takeover bid by Microsoft in Jan 09?
  8. 11. Yahoo Inc!
  9. 12. 3.The recent controversy in the field of cricket is regarding the hesitation of Indian cricketers to accede to the WADA signatory. What does WADA stand for?
  10. 14. World Anti-Doping Agency
  11. 15. 4.Which unlikely company manufactures a soap brand called Santoor?
  12. 17. WIPRO
  13. 18. 5.Potti Sriramulu’s fast unto death and his passing away resulted in the creation of which state in India?
  14. 20. Andhra Pradesh
  15. 21. 6.Every year, 15th September is celebrated as _______________ Day in India celebrating the birth anniversary of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya. Fill in the blank.
  16. 23. Engineer’s Day
  17. 24. 7.Which term in the IT/ITES sector refers to people who have been laid off from a multinational because their job has been moved to India?
  18. 26. Bangalored
  19. 27. 8.The lead female voice is slated to be Vijayalakshmi Agathiyan of Chennai 600028 fame, the villain will be Rahul Dev. Who provides the voice for the hero and what is the name of the animated movie?
  20. 29. Rajnikanth Sultan the Warrior
  21. 30. 9.NTT DOCOMO ventured with TATA TELESERVICES to launch TATA DOCOMO IN INDIA. What does “DOCOMO” stand for??
  22. 32. Do Co mmunication over Mo bile network
  23. 33. 10.If Geology is the study of the earths crust What is Astrogeology?
  24. 35. Study of the crust of celestial bodies
  25. 36. 11. The famous story “The hare and the tortoise” was written by whom ?
  26. 38. Aesop, in the “Aesop’s Fables”
  27. 39. 12.Identify the Co-Inventor of USB who shot to fame with this advertisement?
  28. 41. Ajay Bhatt
  29. 42. AUDIENCE
  30. 43. In United kingdom & Ireland it is called P45,in Belgium its called C4. What is it called in India and USA?
  31. 45. Pink Slips
  32. 46. New Delhi based sisters Megha Singhal and Aditi Gupta unique matrimonial with tagline &quot;for the large hearted“ What is the name of the website?
  33. 49. LOGOS & TAGLINES
  34. 50. RULES <ul><li>This round consists of 12 questions. </li></ul><ul><li>10 marks for direct questions. </li></ul><ul><li>5 marks for a pass. </li></ul><ul><li>No negative marking. </li></ul>
  35. 53. LIMEWIRE
  36. 56. Chennai Metro Rail Limited
  37. 59. Computing Tabulating and Recording Company Old logo of International Business Machines (IBM)
  38. 62. Jockey
  39. 65. National Instruments
  40. 68. International Red Cross Agency
  41. 71. Logitech
  42. 72. “ Experience Certainty” is the tagline of which IT Major?
  44. 77. Seagate
  45. 80. Skoda
  46. 83. Mozilla Thunderbird
  47. 84. “ There are some things money can’t buy. For everything else there’s ____________”. Fill in the blank.
  48. 86. MasterCard
  49. 87. AUDIENCE
  50. 90. bgc3
  51. 93. Commonwealth Games 2010 New Delhi
  53. 95. RULES <ul><li>This round consists of 12 questions. </li></ul><ul><li>20 marks for direct questions. </li></ul><ul><li>10 marks for a pass. </li></ul><ul><li>No negative marking. </li></ul>
  54. 98. Kishore Biyani Future Group
  55. 101. Chanda Kocchar ICICI Bank
  56. 104. Carol Bartz Yahoo Inc
  57. 107. Deep Joshi
  58. 110. Mary Khom
  59. 113. Richard Branson Virgin Inc
  60. 116. Tim Berners Lee, founder of WWW
  61. 119. Pankaj Advani
  62. 122. Grove, Robert Noyce, Moore Co-Founders of Intel Inc
  63. 125. Nirupama Rao Foreign Secretary
  64. 128. Ajith Jain & Warren Buffet of Berkshrine Hathway Inc
  65. 131. Nandan Nilkeni Co-Founder Infosys
  66. 132. AUDIENCE
  67. 135. kalanithi Maran
  68. 138. Russell Peters
  70. 140. RULES <ul><li>This is the buzzer round. </li></ul><ul><li>4 questions common to all teams on stage. </li></ul><ul><li>Only one guess per question per team. </li></ul><ul><li>30 marks for a correct answer. </li></ul><ul><li>No negative marking. </li></ul>
  71. 143. All Tata Group Products
  72. 149. Michael Joseph Jackson
  73. 152. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  74. 153. AUDIENCE
  75. 157. 3 CLUES
  76. 158. RULES <ul><li>3 clues will be unveiled one after the other. </li></ul><ul><li>30 marks will be awarded if answered on the first clue. </li></ul><ul><li>20 marks will be awarded if answered on the second clue. </li></ul><ul><li>10 marks will be awarded if answered on the third clue. </li></ul><ul><li>Teams can have any no. of guesses. But a constant minus 5 applies for every wrong answer. </li></ul><ul><li>Passed Question will be marked +10 and -5 for the wrong answer. </li></ul>
  77. 159. QUESTION 1
  78. 160. CLUE 1 <ul><li>This organization is funded by member organizations, including AMD, eBay, Google, Marvell, Nortel Networks, Red Hat and many others. Each company has donated two million dollars. </li></ul>
  79. 161. CLUE2 <ul><li>It is a U.S. non-profit org set up to oversee the creation of an low-cost educational device for use in the developing world. </li></ul>
  80. 162. CLUE 3
  81. 164. One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
  82. 165. QUESTION 2
  83. 166. CLUE 1 <ul><li>This Indian politician was born on January 3, 1938 in Rajasthan. He served in the Indian army in the 1960s and is an alumnus of the National Defense Academy. </li></ul>
  84. 167. CLUE 2 <ul><li>In July 2006,he released a book titled “A Call to Honor: In Service of Emergent India”. A controversy erupted immediately after the release of this book. </li></ul>
  85. 168. CLUE 3 <ul><li>He won from the Darjeeling constituency the last time he was elected to the parliament. </li></ul>
  86. 170. Jaswant Singh
  87. 171. QUESTION 3
  88. 172. CLUE 1 <ul><li>Born in Bangalore. At the age of 12, he launched a website called but when a black hat hacked the logo to &quot;CoolPakistan,&quot; he reportedly abandoned the website. </li></ul>
  89. 173. CLUE 2 <ul><li>When an American company invited him to their headquarters so he could maintain their web site, he is said to have declined on the ground that he was not interested in serving a non-Indian company. However in 2000, at the age of 14 traveled to the United States to found Globals Inc. in San Jose, California, as the laws in India did not allow a minor to set up a company. </li></ul>
  90. 174. CLUE 3 <ul><li>In 2003 Globals Inc. lost a business deal with SingT Inc, a BPO company in Singapore reportedly because the then 17-year-old CEO was too young to sign a memorandum of understanding. </li></ul>
  91. 176. Suhas Gopinath
  92. 177. QUESTION 4
  93. 178. CLUE 1 <ul><li>Born on February 24, 1955.He is an American Businessman, Co-founder of a company that created one of the first commercially successful computing machines . </li></ul>
  94. 179. CLUE 2 <ul><li>After losing a power struggle with the board of directors in 1985, he resigned from the company and founded NeXT, a computer platform development company specializing in the higher education and business markets. NeXT's subsequent 1997 buyout by the company he previously worked for brought him back to the company he co-founded, and he has served as its CEO since then. </li></ul>
  95. 180. CLUE 3 <ul><li>On January 14, 2009 announced a six-month leave of absence until the end of June 2009 to allow him to better focus on his health. Tim Cook, who had previously acted as CEO in his 2004 absence, became acting CEO. </li></ul>
  96. 182. Steven Paul Jobs Apple Inc
  97. 183. <ul><li>All Saankethika 09 Quiz questions will be updated on </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  98. 184. Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!