Bizzy April Open Quiz – 2012Quizzy! Special Thanks to Landmark for sponsoring the prizes and encouraging Quizzing! -Sachin and Raghav
Q.1He is an alumnus of the College of Engineering,Pune, India. The company he inherited from hisfather was into sugarcane and textile business.He forayed it into the field in which it isdominant today.The companys major breakthrough came whenit received one of Indias first licenses tomanufacture colour televisions.Name him?
Q. 2Husband and wife Charles and Ray Eames wereinvited by Nehru to visit India. Their visit to Indiaand their widespread travel across the countryled the duo to come up with the Eames Reportin 1958. This report led to the establishment ofwhat?
Q. 15This company was founded by DinshwajiCooverji Pundole, a parsi family in Mumbai. Thecompany was sold to Pepsi Co in 1994 and themanufacture of its products was discontinued in2004. In 2012 they are planning to revive thebrand. Which brand synonymous with Irani cafésin Mumbai is being talked about?
Q. 16Who worked as an accessory buyer with theclothing chain ‘Jigsaw’ and also worked part-time until January 2011 as a cataloguephotographer, webpage designer and marketingofficer for a firm "Party Pieces“ owned by theperson’s parents . In 2008, it was reported thatthe had quit the job at Jigsaw to become aprofessional photographer. Who is being talkedabout?
Q.18His favourite video game was Tetris. In the1990s he submitted so many high scores for thegame to Nintendo Power that they would nolonger print his scores, so he started sendingthem in under the name "Evets Kainzow“. Who
Q.19 ConnectIn 2004, the group was termed by the Timemagazine as ‘the second largest employer in India after the Indian Railways’
Q.20Sai Grace Sports and Events Private Limited(SGSEPL) is its owner. The director of SGSEPL,Manoj Choudhary is the promoter of JewelProducts, one of India’s leading corporate giftingand innovation companies. What is being talkedabout?
Q. 21“24, Akbar Road” – A short History of the Peoplebehind the Rise and Fall of the ________” byRasheed Kidwai.FIB.
Q.22 As per Google Zeitgeist 2011:India Top Searches:1. facebook2. youtube3. Gmail4. yahoomail5. google6. yahoo7. ________Name the 7th in the list.
Q.25It is one of Europes longest-running tradedisputes, France and Belgium wanted aparticular product to be made from a pure formwithout any adulteration, and England, Irelandadded vegetable oil in its preparation. One blockwanted the other block to give the productanother name from the generic name used.Name this product that divided Europe for overtwenty years?
Chocolate, they were called the “Chocolate Wars”
Q .29• The images of the jewels and golden utensils are stored along with their descriptions and information on the donors by maintaining 13 registers called `Thiruvabharanams.• The treasury called Bokkasam is where the precious gold and ornaments are stored.• Institution was recently in the dock for alleged mismanagement of inventory. Which?