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  1. 1. MAGNATETHE BIZ AND TECH QUIZ Powered by Endeavor
  2. 2. Content byAnmol GargRohan Desai
  3. 3. PrelimsPowered by Endeavor
  4. 4. Rules• 20 questions in the prelims• Questions 15-20 are starred and would be used in case of a tie• 6 teams would qualify for the finals• Quizmaster’s discretion would be final.• Use of mobile phones and internet (Googling etc.) during the prelims is strictly prohibited and will lead to disqualification.• Participants are expected to quiz in the spirit of quizzing• Audience is requested not to litter the venue• No food/drinks are allowed inside the venue• Smoking and consumption of Alcohol/Tobacco/Illegal Drugs is strictly prohibited in the campus/auditorium/canteen/buses• ALL THE BEST TO EVERYONE!• Happy Quizzing! Powered by Endeavor
  5. 5. PrelimsPowered by Endeavor
  6. 6. 1. X is synonymous with oil rigs and refineries and primarily acts as a safety device. This word is also associated with an acrobatic dance move, a Canadian fashion magazine and as an aerial countermeasure against heat seeking missiles. Id X. Powered by Endeavor
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  8. 8. 2. This brand is owned by Pioma Industries based in Ahmedabad. It launched an aeratedfruit drink Oranjolt in 2000 which failed due to the fact that it had to be refrigerated at all times. Identify this dominant brand. Powered by Endeavor
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  10. 10. 3. The total volume of plastics, elastomers and rubbersproduced from these catalysts represents the largest volume commodity chemicals in the world. These catalysts usecomplexes of Ti or Zn or Hf and are employed to polymerize terminal -1-alkenes.Id the catalyst Powered by Endeavor
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  12. 12. 4. Which shower gel is sold using the slogan "The original. If your grandfather hadnt worn it, you wouldnt exist."? Powered by Endeavor
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  14. 14. 5. Due to X’s work, X’s papers dating from the fag endof the 19 th century are considered too dangerous tohandle. They have to be kept in lead lined boxes, and can only be handled using protective clothing. Id X. Powered by Endeavor
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  16. 16. 6. Which famous companys name is derived from the latin word for sound and a 1950s American slang for young boys? Powered by Endeavor
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  20. 20. 8. Which company’s original name was SwallowSidecar Company and its name was changed afterWW II to avoid any unfavourable connotations of the SS initials? Powered by Endeavor
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  22. 22. 9. Taken from Kautilya’s Arthashashtra, which Indian Governement agency’s motto in Sanskrit reads “Kosha Moolo Dandaha”? Powered by Endeavor
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  26. 26. 11. This was the first inexpensive industrial process to make steel from molten pig iron and the key principle involved the removal of impurities by oxidation with air being blown through the molten iron. Id this process Powered by Endeavor
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  28. 28. 12. What is the name given to the state of matter in which matter behaves like a fluid without viscosityand having an extremely high thermal conductivity? Powered by Endeavor
  29. 29. SuperfluidPowered by Endeavor
  30. 30. 13. In banking parlance, expand CRR Powered by Endeavor
  31. 31. Cash Reserve Ratio Powered by Endeavor
  32. 32. 14.Logo of which company? Powered by Endeavor
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  34. 34. 15. Due to the wartime needs of copper forammunition and the Manhattan Project, X wasmade in zinc coated steel to reduce the dependenceon copper. This however resulted in problems ofrusting as the galvanisation process wasn’t efficient.After a public outcry X was made from salvagedshell casings. What is X? Powered by Endeavor
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  36. 36. 16. I made my first public appearance in 2002 when I rang the bell to open trade sessions inNYSE. I toured USA and Canada in 2003-2005 toencourage students to study science. I conducted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to support the performing arts and appeared as a guest on the British Quiz Show QI in 2011. Who am I? Powered by Endeavor
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  38. 38. 17. What name is given to the ‘study of mathematical models of conflict andcooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers’? Powered by Endeavor
  39. 39. GAME THEORY Powered by Endeavor
  40. 40. 18. He was the first Chairman of SBI and his nephew was the father of India’s White Revolution. On the other hand his son was the Founder Director of IIMAhmedabad. Identify this economist who also served in independent India’s first Cabinet. Powered by Endeavor
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  42. 42. 19. X began as an Ohio partnership formed by Y, his brotherWilliam, Henry Flagler, chemist Samuel Andrews, silent partnerStephen V Harkness, and Oliver Burr Jennings. By 1911, with publicoutcry at a climax, the Supreme Court of the United States ruledthat X must be dissolved under the Sherman Antitrust Act and splitinto 34 companies. Two of these companies evolved into Exxon,and Socony which eventually became Mobil, Sohio and manymore. Id X and Y Powered by Endeavor
  43. 43. X- Standard Oil, Y- John D Rockefeller Powered by Endeavor
  44. 44. 20. Which word derived from a Latin word meaning great person nowadays used in a different contextwas specifically applied to the members of the Upper House in the Apostolic Kingdom of Hungary ? Powered by Endeavor
  45. 45. MAGNATE Powered by Endeavor
  46. 46. MAGNATETHE BIZ AND TECH QUIZ ROUND 1 Powered by Endeavor
  47. 47. RULES• 6 questions based on logos and advertisements.• Teams have to write down the answer on the sheet of paper that they are provided with.• Teams will exchange answer sheets at the end of the round• +5 for every correct answer. No negative marking.• Audience is requested to be patient enough to wait for their turn• Quizmaster’s decision is final
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  55. 55. MAGNATETHE BIZ AND TECH QUIZ ROUND 2 Powered by Endeavor
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  57. 57. Rules• Six questions on infinite bounce• +10 for every right answer• Audience is requested to be patient enough to wait for the audience question.• Quizmaster’s discretion is final• Brickbats/Bouquets for the quizmasters’ will be welcome after the quiz Powered by Endeavor
  58. 58. 1. Which major brand came into existence due to the creation of aproduct in 1920 by Earle Dickson for his wife who frequently cut and burned herself during cooking? Powered by Endeavor
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  61. 61. 2. Because Xs aspirin was sold through pharmacists and doctorsonly, and the company could not putits own packaging on the drug, the X cross was imprinted on the actual tablets, so that customers would associate X with its aspirin. Id X Powered by Endeavor
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  64. 64. 3. This allotrope of carbon consists of one atom -thick planar sheets of sp2-bonded carbon atoms that are densely packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice. The 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for groundbreaking research in this allotrope and its potential applications include room temperature distillation of ethanol for fuel purposes and single molecule gas detection. Id this potential future material Powered by Endeavor
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  66. 66. GraphenePowered by Endeavor
  67. 67. 4. X is produced by Mohan Meakin, based in Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, available inallparts of India.There is no advertising whatsoever for the brand; its popularity depends on word of mouth and loyalty of customers. X is the third largest selling spirit of its kind in the world. X hasbeen the biggest Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) brand for many years. Powered by Endeavor
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  70. 70. 5. The immediate predecessors of itwere “Optimum Coding in the Frequency Domain” (OCF), and Perceptual Transform Coding (PXFM). This format was made at the Fraunhofer Society. Which format? Powered by Endeavor
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  73. 73. 6. X was started by Sir Thomas Sutherland in 1865 and is currently headquartered at 8 Canada Square inLondon and its logo is simply known as The Hexagon. Id X Powered by Endeavor
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  76. 76. 7. Now controlled by the group Torreal, X was launched in India in 1989 andenjoys over 25 per cent of market share in its segment. Kate Moss’s first adcampaign was for X and the name X waschosen by the founders, so that it could be written without much trouble. ID X. Powered by Endeavor
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  79. 79. MAGNATETHE BIZ AND TECH QUIZ ROUND 3 Powered by Endeavor
  80. 80. CONNECT
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  85. 85. Trademark turned genericnames developed by
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  89. 89. Cadillac
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  92. 92. MAGNATETHE BIZ AND TECH QUIZ ROUND 4 Powered by Endeavor
  93. 93. ROUND 4Infinite Bounce Powered by Endeavor
  94. 94. 1. This brand sponsored the film Back to the Future Part II and offered a free pair of futuristic sunglasses known as ‘Solar Shades’ with its products. It marketed its products inthe game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II- The Arcade Gamein one of the first examples of product placement in a video game console. Some of the most famous celebrities who have appeared on its commercials include Mikhail Gorbachev, Mohammad Ali, Ringo Starr and Damon Hill amongst others. Identify this very famous brand which was started by brothers Dan and Frank Carney in 1958. Powered by Endeavor
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  97. 97. 2. This project’s code name was chosen for 2reasons – as a tribute to Brazil by the Brazilian born Alex Kipman and because the Company believed that it marks the birth of the next generation of home entertainment. Give the code name or the name of the revolutionary product which holds a Guinness Record Powered by Endeavor
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  100. 100. 3. X was started in Malden, Massachusetts in February 1908.The companys main turning point came in 1917 when the Xintroduced a special kind of shoe. Then in 1921, a basketball player named Y walked into a X store complaining of sore feet. X gave him a job. He worked as a salesman andambassador, promoting the shoes around the United States, and in 1923 his signature was added to one of the most recognizable patch of the company. He continued this work until shortly before his death in 1969.Id X and Y. Powered by Endeavor
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  103. 103. 4. X has shops in 11 Indian cities and also in Cairo,the capital of Egypt. Early in the 20th century, two Italian brothers of theX family ran a catering service in Mumbais Fortprecinct, one which was popular with the citysEuropeans at the time. In the late 1960s, X Cateringwas bought up by the Khorakiwala family, andbecame X Foods Limited. Identify X Powered by Endeavor
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  106. 106. 5. Which technology known as additive manufacturing uses the selective laser sintering and fused deposition modelling and has/willfound/find major application in CAD, pathology, healthcare, archaeology etc? Powered by Endeavor
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  109. 109. 6. This person is the creator of the two playerboard game Duidoku and is the Editor of Social Science and Welfare. He is a recipient of theMahalanobis Memorial Medal and has credited with crafting The Traveler’s dilemma. Id this economist. Powered by Endeavor
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  112. 112. 7. Sales of X were poor until NASA used it onJohn Glenn’s Mercury flight and the subsequentGemini missions. It was originally formulated by General Foods Corporation food scientist William A Mitchell. Id X, now owned by Kraft Foods. Powered by Endeavor
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  115. 115. LONGCONNECT Powered by Endeavor
  116. 116. RULES• Last round of the quiz!!!!• 6 questions in the round.• Teams have to write down the individual answers as well as the connect.• +5 for every correct answer.• Points for the connect will be indicated on the slide of the respective question.• Answer sheet to be exchanged at the end of the round.• Quizmaster’s decision is final. Powered by Endeavor
  117. 117. +60/-20 1. What is the name given to thesection of a wave that rises above an undisturbed position? Powered by Endeavor
  118. 118. +50/-152. Which brand released a controversial series of ads which depicted caricatures of George Bush and Hitler as stains, which users could transform into more benign characters like Mahatma Gandhi and Charlie Chaplin by spraying them with _____ liquid? Powered by Endeavor
  119. 119. +40/-10 3. The Lawson Criterion published by John D Lawson in 1957 definesthe conditions needed for ignition in which process? Powered by Endeavor
  120. 120. +30/-5 4. This brand manufactures NyQuil and DayQuil andits name was changed in German speaking countriesto avoid a sexual connotation that the original name would carry. It was marketed with the tagline "Theonly thing more powerful than a mothers touch." Id this brand Powered by Endeavor
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  122. 122. +106. This brand’s marketing campaignwas unique in the sense that it neveradvertised itself as a moisturizer orbeauty fluid and its advertisementsin Readers Digest were in the form ofeditorials. Id this brand which wasstarted in South Africa by an exUnilever chemist Powered by Endeavor
  123. 123. ANSWERS Powered by Endeavor
  124. 124. • 1. Crest• 2. Ariel• 3. Nuclear fusion• 4. Vicks• 5. Head and Shoulders graph• 6. Olay• Connect- Brands of Procter and Gamble Powered by Endeavor
  125. 125. Conducted by MIND-RIPPLE as part of FLARE 2012Feedback, criticism, suggestions are welcome Ripple/129492873813764