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Chennai Finals

  1. 1. CHENNAI REGIONAL ROUND FINALS March 13, 2009
  2. 2. ROUND-1 AMAZING WORLD
  3. 3. Question 1 This term comes from a french root  word meaning ‘free from servitude’. Developed during feudal regime where there was a distributed collection of taxes.
  4. 4. Answer 1 The Franchising Concept 
  5. 5. Question 2 Shahrukh Khan was specially invited  to unveil this brand / store. It was said to have a timeless appeal, and has been a trusted & inspiring guide. It has been dynamic and imaginative in the world of rebranding.
  6. 6. Answer 2 Shoppers Stop 
  7. 7. Question 3 It was founded by Mr.Thomas  ________ and set up as stationery & printing unit in 1821 in London. In 1831, it started making playing cards and in 1851 it made postal stamps. In 1860, it began printing something else. Now, they call themselves the worlds largest producer of that. Which company?
  8. 8. Answer 3 The De La Rue plc. which sells high-  security paper and printing technology for over 150 national currencies. They claim to be the largest such corporation in the world.
  9. 9. Question 4 This phrase was first used by James  Denham-Steuart in his “Inquiry into the Principles of Political Economy”, published in 1767. Adam Smith used the phrase in his 1776 book “The Wealth of Nations”, and David Ricardo titled this phrase as one chapter of his 1817 work “Principles of Political Economy and Taxation”. Which phrase?
  10. 10. Answer 4 Supply and Demand 
  11. 11. Question 5 Lumaé, the nutraceutical drink was a  tea-based ready-to-drink beverage by Coca-Cola's Beverage Partners Worldwide division. The drink contains ingredients that will help women care for their skin. Who partnered with Coca-Cola for this venture?
  12. 12. Answer 5 L'Oreal 
  13. 13. Question 6 In the world of Technology – what is  Bluesnarfing?
  14. 14. Answer 6 The unauthorized access of  information from a wireless device through a Bluetooth Connection.
  15. 15. ROUND-2 AMAZING IDENTITY
  16. 16. 1. Identify him
  17. 17. Answer 1 Dilip Kapur, President of Hidesign 
  18. 18. 2. Identify the columnist
  19. 19. Answer 2 Thomas Friedman 
  20. 20. 3. Identify the personality
  21. 21. Answer 3 Ram Mynampati – Interim CEO,  Satyam
  22. 22. 4. Identify this
  23. 23. Answer 4 First steam engine 
  24. 24. 5. Identify the logo
  25. 25. Answer 5 IRDA India– Insurance Regulatory &  Development Authority of India
  26. 26. 6. Identify her
  27. 27. Answer 6 Priya Paul, President of Park Hotels &  Director of the Apeejay Surrendra Group
  28. 28. ROUND-3 TATA WORLD
  29. 29. Question 1 Brunner Mond, a UK based chemical  company with operations in Kenya and the Netherlands was acquired by which firm?
  30. 30. Answer 1 TATA Chemicals 
  31. 31. Question 2 TATA AIG Life Insurance and TATA  AIG General Insurance belong to which TATA Group company?
  32. 32. Answer 2 TATA International 
  33. 33. Question 3 “Engineering Creativity” is the tag  line of which firm?
  34. 34. Answer 3 TATA Elxsi Ltd. 
  35. 35. Question 4 “Eye plus” is the eye wear business of  which firm?
  36. 36. Answer 4 TITAN 
  37. 37. ROUND-4 REASON AMAZINGLY
  38. 38. 1. Connect A document of the  Mercantile Bank of India Ltd. A video advt. 
  39. 39. Answer 1 HSBC - It was started as Mercantile  Bank of India Ltd., Video Advt was of HSBC, P.G. Woodhouse worked for HSBC.
  40. 40. 2. Connect
  41. 41. Answer 2 Future Group – Logos of Staples,  Generali Group, One Mobile and picture of MS Dhoni
  42. 42. 3. Connect
  43. 43. Answer 3 Godrej - It has joint venture  companies with Saralee and Hershey. Ardeshir Godrej is the founder of the group. Hrithik Roshan is the Brand Ambassador for Godrej Cinthol Soap.
  44. 44. Question 4 Audio: The song  “Tu meri adhuri” from Ghajini
  45. 45. Answer 4 Samsung - Worldwide Partner for  World Cyber Games, Samsung Engg & Construction is one of the primary builders of Burj Building, Samsung’s latest Earphones, Aamir Khan is the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Mobiles.
  46. 46. ROUND-5 AMAZING DEDUCTIONS
  47. 47. Question 1 It was founded as American  Messenger Company in 1907 by 19- year-old Jim Casey and 18-year-old Claude Ryan in Seattle, Washington, capitalized with $100 in debt. The current name was adopted in 1919. What are we talking about?
  48. 48. Answer 1 UPS – United Parcel Service 
  49. 49. Question 2 Greenpeace ran a campaign against  this product because it’s production resulted in decline of Boreal forests of Canada. This product is made from cellu cotton and was used in gas mask filters during WW-I. It is a registered rrademark of Kimberly – Clark. What product?
  50. 50. Answer 2 Kleenex 
  51. 51. Question 3 Formed under the companies Act of  1956, on 01.01.1972 with a fleet strength of 1029 buses. The latest set up is operated under a new service called blue/yellow line & Orange/white line. Big names like Pallavan & Dr.Ambedkar have been formerly associated with this corporation. Which corporation?
  52. 52. Answer 3 Metropolitan Transport Corporation  (MTC), Chennai
  53. 53. AUDIENCE ROUND
  54. 54. Question 1 What is “Vertical Farming”? 
  55. 55. Answer 1 Vertical farming is a proposal to  cultivate crops in urban high-rises, called quot;farmscrapers.quot; Using greenhouse methods, these buildings would produce fruit, vegetables, edible mushrooms and algae year- round in cities
  56. 56. Question 2 In Pune, during Aug – Sep – Oct,  Conveyor Belt manufacturing companies noticed the sudden increase in the demand for conveyor belts. Why?
  57. 57. Answer 2 Immersion of Ganesha Idols on  Conveyor belts
  58. 58. Question 3 What was coined by Harald Nielsen in  1952, as a portmanteau of motor and pedal?
  59. 59. Answer 3 Moped!!! 

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