Audience Question 1 Answer Bernard Madoff (Bernard Madoff Ponzi Scheme - Former NASDAQ chairman Bernard Madoff ran his $50 billion hedge fund as a Ponzi scheme, paying investors fake returns from other investors money)
Round 2 Q -99. He once contested the state electionsunsuccessfully as BJP candidate. Now he isan independent candidate contesting fromSouth Bangalore. This supposedly simpleman’s assets are worth 55 Cr. Name him.
Round 2 Q -9 Answer Capt.Gopinath,Founder, Air Deccan
Round 2 Q -1010. Which company’s CSR initiative isbranded as White?. You can connect thiscompany to one of the most controversialfigures in news in the recent times.
Round 2 Q -1111. Coffee with Karan !! Coffee with Kumar??
Round 2 Q -11 AnswerCoffee with Kumar is an initiative launched by Kumaramangalam Birla, where he responds to the queries by his managers
Round 2 Q -1212. Name the whistle-blower who duringthe 1950s was responsible for exposing aprivate insurance company which wassiphoning cash. This eventually led to thenationalization of the insurance industry inIndia.
Round 2 Q -1313. This product is sold across the world. But in 46 of these countries this product is called by a different name as “…… light” because the original name has different meaning. Name the product.
Round 2 Q -1414. N.Thanu got a double first class in BAfrom Loyola College, Madras. He worked asan illustrator in Ananda Vikatan and laterwith The Indian Express and Swarajya.Which famous educational organizationwas founded by him?
Round 3 Q -2 Answer Mikhail Gorbachev• Brand Ambassador for Louis Vuitton• Recently starred in the Pizza Hut Commercial• Winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 1990• Founder of Green Cross International
Round 3 Q -33. Connect the following 8949 Wilshire Boulevard Thomas Edison Beverly Hills
Round 3 Q -3 Answer Oscars• PWC – Official auditor for Oscar Awards• Kodak Theatre – Venue for Oscar Awards• 8949, Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills – Head quarters of Academy ofMotion Pictures Arts & Sciences• First Honorary Membership was given to Thomas Edison by the Academy
Round 3 Q -4 Answer Oracle• Famous photo of their headquarters• Warren Buffet – nicknamed as “ Oracle of Omaha “• The name “Oracle” came from the code name of a CIA project• Rising Sun – name of the luxury Yacht owned by Larry Ellison( logo of DMK Political Party )• Photo of Melanie Ellison – Larry Ellison’s wife
Round 3 Q -5 Answer Thums Up• Logo of Chiranjeevi’s Praja Rajyam Party - Long time brand Ambassador ofThums Up in Andhra Pradesh. ( Thums Up is the leader in AP )• Photo of Mahesh Babu – New brand ambassador for Thums Up in AP• Manmad Hills - Popularly called as Thums Up mountain since it looks likeThums Up logo• Thums Up was sold by Parle ( Chauhan brothers of Bisleri, Frooti fame ) toCoca Cola for US $ 60 million in 1993
Round 3 Q -6 Answer Bata• Kapil Dev – Once endorsed POWER Shoes ( Brand from BATA )• Sachin Tendulkar – Used POWER branded cricket bat in his early days• Ambassador – Famous shoe brand from Bata• Photo of Thomas J Bata – Founder of Bata• Bata was founded in Zlin, Czech Republic in 1894 ( Map of Czech )
Round 3 Q -7 Answer Tata Indicom• Pathan Brothers , Lalit Modi, Karan Johar and Soundarya ( daughter ofRajinikanth) – Brand Ambassadors in the recent Suno Dil Ki Awaaz campaign.( Follow Your Heart )• Kajol – Brand Ambassador for Tata Indicom
Round 3 Q -88. Connect the following Jonathan Swift
Round 3 Q -8 Answer JP Morgan• Tony Blair recruited by JP Morgan last year• Founders’ Photo – John Pierpont Morgan• Owner of Atlantic Shipping Line ( Titanic ship)• Kalpana Morparia – CEO of JP Morgan India
Round 3 Q -99. Connect the following Jonathan Swift
Round 3 Q -9 Answer Deepika Padukone• Brand ambassador for Kingfisher Airlines, BSNL, Parachute Hair oil andMaybelline• Photo of Prakash Padukone – Father of Deepika Padukone
Round 3 Q -1010. Connect the following K Jonathan Swift
Round 3 Q -10 Answer Yahoo• Founders - Jerry Yang and David Filo were ElectricalEngineering graduate students at Stanford University• Computers of David and Jerry named after world famoussumo wrestlers “Konishiki” & “Akebono”. Yahoo wasdeveloped in these two workstations.• Yahoo was first funded by Sequoia Capital• Yahoo – Creature in Gulliver’s Travel by Jonathan Swift• Tim Koogle – First CEO of Yahoo
Round 3 Q -1111. Connect the following Jonathan Swift
Round 3 Q -10 Answer Tata Nano• Logo of Trinamool Congress Party – Protest led by Mamata Banerjee – SingurLand issue – TATA Nano• Narendra Modi offered land for TATA Nano plant in Gujarat• Photo of Girish Wagh – Head of TATA Nano Project• London olympics logo – Designed Wollf Olins Brand Consultancy who havedesigned the TATA Logo.
Round 3 Q -1212. Connect the following Jonathan Swift
Round 3 Q -12 Answer Asian Paints• Saif & Soha Ali Khan – Brand Ambassadors for Asian Paints - Royale• Akshay Khanna – Once endorsed Asian Paints• Tractor emulsion from Asian Paints• RK Laxman – Creator of GATTU Mascot for Asian Paints
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Round 3 Q–A1A1. Connect the following Jonathan Swift
Round 3 Q–A1 Answer ONGC• Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir & Ishant Sharma – Employees of ONGC• Logo of ONGC• ONGC features in Global Fortune 500 company
Round 3 Q–A2A2. Connect the following Jonathan Swift
Round 3 Q–A2 Answer Godrej Cinthol• Arvind Samy, Vinoth Khanna and Imran Khan – Once endorsed GodrejCinthol soap• Hrithik Roshan – Current brand ambassador for Cinthol• Photo of Adi Godrej – Head of Godrej Group
Round 4Ground Rules• Need to identify the brand / company• 5 clues will be given• If you identify the personality in the first clue itself, you will get 15 points ( 3 points down for each clue )• One attempt per clue. Additional attempt at a risk of minus 3• Question will be passed after 3rd clue• Total no of questions : 6• Quiz Master’s decision is final
Round 4 Q -11. Identify him.Clue 1: This logo was created in 1898 by a French artist. It was commissioned when one of the founder noticed a unique display of their product.Clue 2: A medical disorder with multiple, symmetric, circumferential skincreases, or bands, on the forearms, lower legs, and often the neck that arepresent at birth is named after this logo.Clue 3: It was elected the "Best Logo of the Century."Clue 4: People think of him as a younger cousin to the cuddly Pillsbury Doughboy, who was created in 1965.Clue 5: He has been given a fitter, trimmer physique to reflect more health- conscious times.
Round 4 Q -22. Identify this personality.Clue 1: He worked for over 20 years in the ISRO.Clue 2: This IIM A graduate has served in UN, UNESCO, World Bank and Ford FoundationClue 3: He spearheaded the launch of Discovery Channel and Animal Planet in South AsiaClue 4: Forbes magazine’s ‘Face of the Year 2003’, for being a driving force behind India’s off shoring wave.Clue 5: He was recently nominated as board member of a troubled company.
Round 4 Q -33. Identify this company.Clue 1: Satyam Computers held 26% of this this Co’s stock in its early daysClue 2: Only Co. to get “Five-year all-stars” in Forbes 2007 listof 100 fastest growing companiesClue 3: Passion for building stronger businessesClue 4: Fastest among global IT Services companies to cross $1Bn as revenuesClue 5: Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey
Round 4 Q -44. Identify this company.Clue 1: It created one of the worlds largest private bus systems (the "Connector") as mass transit systemClue 2: Is ranked the 2nd worst company for the environment in GreenpeacesGreener Electronics guide.Clue 3: The companys IPO was in 1986 on the founder’s 30th B’day. The ofthe companys stock price has made four billionaires and an estimated 12,000millionaires from its employeesClue 4: Where do you want to go today ?Clue 5: The Empire State Building was lit up in the colours red, yellow and green fully for one of its product launch.
Round 4 Q -55. Identify this brand/companyClue 1: It is said that slave laborers from concentration camps were employed in some of its factories.Clue 2: A treaty after WW-I stopped them from producing aircraft engines and switch over to what it is well known today.Clue 3: “The Hire” was a series of eight short films (directed by world renowned directors) produced for the Internet promotionsClue 4: A rotating propeller is the inspiration for the logoClue 5: It is now the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
Round 4 Q -66. Identify this brand/companyClue 1: It is often called colonial empire or hungry dinosaur .Clue 2: Though known well for other reasons, this co is one ofthe worlds largest shipbuilders and construction companies.Clue 3: As of 2006, this group would have been the 34th largesteconomy in the world if ranked, larger than that of ArgentinaClue 4: Builders of Taipei Towers, Burj Towers.Clue 5: In its native language it is called as "tristar" or "three stars“.
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Audience Question 1Identify this personality.Clue 1: He goes on Sabarimala pilgrimage every year and on the last stretch walks barefoot like other devotees !Clue 2: He sports a diamond studded bracelet and a diamond, ruby and emerald pendant of Lord Venkateshwara. The eye-popping solitaires on his ears belonged to his grandmother !Clue 3: His son Sidhartha has joined Diageo as traineeClue 4: Every aircraft he buys circumambulates Tirupati first.Clue 5: His second wife Rekha lives in the US with their two daughters Leena and Tanya.
Audience Question 2Identify this personality.Clue 1: Born in Kerala and grew up in Chennai and US.Clue 2: Had a disastrous debut in bollywood.Clue 3: First Indian model to have a career in Paris, Milan andNew York. Modeled for top designers such as Emanuel Ungaro,Ralph Lauren, and Alberta Ferretti.Clue 4: Her first cookbook Easy Exotic was awarded Best First Book at the 1999 World Cookbook Awards at Versailles.Clue 5: Got divorced from her KNIGHTHOOD husband.
Tie Breaker 1A high school track coach, Bill liked this job. He loved his wife .And insisted that his kids go to church.If he wanted one thing, he wanted his team to win. Every time.Like clockwork. He knew they were faster than they were.A short while later his wife came home to find her husband inhis boxers, a crazed look in his eye, melting old bicycle tyresovers the stove and squealishing them in her waffle-maker.The stove and waffle-maker succumbed to a painfully slowdeath. But his team won.What are we talking about ?
Tie Breaker 1 Answer Nike William "Bill" J. BowermanTrack and field coach, co-founder of Nike, Inc.