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Saturday Afternoon Fever


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This is the 1st of the Saturday Afternoon Quizzes.

Intitiative of Rohan Sawlani.
Quiz was conducted by Rohan & Me.

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Saturday Afternoon Fever

  1. 1. Saturday Afternoon Fever Business Quiz
  2. 2. The Quizmasters <ul><li>Rohan Sawlani </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>Miraj C. Vora </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rules <ul><li>Infinite Bounce </li></ul><ul><li>Question to the team that’s next to the team which answered </li></ul><ul><li>Scoring will be explained before each round </li></ul><ul><li>5 Rounds </li></ul><ul><li>Two Clock-Wise & Two Anti-Clock </li></ul><ul><li>The Quizmasters’ Decision is final and binding </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Just put up your Joker Card for a Round and your scores get doubled and if negative marking is there then double negative. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Right to Write Written Round
  7. 7. Rules <ul><li>5 Points for each correct answer </li></ul><ul><li>Total of 10 </li></ul><ul><li>On 7 Correct Addl. 5 points </li></ul><ul><li>On 8-9 Correct Addl. 10 points </li></ul><ul><li>On all Correct Addl. 20 points </li></ul>
  8. 18. Answers <ul><li>Beijing Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>US Presidential Elections Voting Day </li></ul><ul><li>Leap Year </li></ul><ul><li>Pablo Picasso </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Manekshaw </li></ul><ul><li>Shilpa Shetty (Big Brother) </li></ul><ul><li>Pappu/ Jaane Tu.. Ya Jaane Na </li></ul><ul><li>Absolut Beijing </li></ul><ul><li>Absolut Etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Absolut Happy Hour </li></ul>
  9. 20. OLD HABITS DIE HARD Dry Round
  10. 21. RULES <ul><li>12 Questions </li></ul><ul><li>10 for Direct & Pass </li></ul>
  11. 22. <ul><li>The company was founded as by Henry Overton I and his partner Watkins, who opened a shop in Castle Street, Bristol in 1786. After the retirement of his partner in 1789 Henry took over. In 1826 his two sons, William Day and Henry Overton II took over the company and in 1830 the company got the present name. The surprising part is that the product has a large market share in India today. Identify it. </li></ul>
  12. 24. W.D. & H.O. WILLS
  13. 25. <ul><li>A poor, uneducated native from the coast of south Yemen, he emigrated to Saudi Arabia before World War I, initially working as a porter in Jeddah. He started his own construction business and after coming to the attention of Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud, first monarch of Saudi Arabia. He was the 1 st Saudi Arabian to be permitted to fly over Saudi Arabia. His achievements include: </li></ul><ul><li>A $1.3 billion contract for similar units for the National Guard at Mecca. </li></ul><ul><li>A $1.1 billion contract for construction of the Kharaj Military City near Riyadh. </li></ul><ul><li>A $4 billion contract for expansion of the holy places in Mecca. </li></ul><ul><li>A multi billion dollar Son who we all know </li></ul>
  14. 27. <ul><li>MOHAMMED BIN LADEN, </li></ul><ul><li>Father of Osama Bin Laden </li></ul>
  15. 28. <ul><li>Great Indian patriots and eminent businessmen like Shri Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Sir Ratanji Jamshedji Tata, amongst others conceived the idea of a chain of co-operative stores across India. The flagship store was inaugurated by Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji. The store was then located at the present Times of India Building, on D.N. Road, Mumbai. In 1938, it shifted to its present location on Sir Pherozeshah Mehta Road. In 1963, it became the First Retail chain to be listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. </li></ul><ul><li>Which retail chain are talking about? </li></ul>
  16. 30. <ul><li>THE BOMBAY STORE </li></ul>
  17. 31. <ul><li>Rajeev Samant claims his story to be, from Silicon Valley to Nashik Valley after he left his high paid Stanford tech job to come back to Nashik, the climate of which seemed absolutely perfect for the product he would launch. He met Kerry Damskey when he went back to California and came back to start his venture ____ _________, widely acclaimed now as India’s best </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blanks </li></ul>
  18. 33. <ul><li>SULA VINEYARDS </li></ul>
  19. 34. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>In medieval Europe, travellers would band together and share their bread with each other. They formed tightly knit groups, fighting against bandits, robbers, etc. What word in English, literally meaning Sharers of bread comes from these groups of people ? </li></ul>
  20. 36. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> Company (Com+Panis) </li></ul>
  21. 37. <ul><li>During the reconstruction process after the Tsunami, there was a huge shortage of cement. X signed an endorsement deal with Lafarge, the giant cement company which ensured supply of cement for 'Foundation for Goodness', a charitable trust started by X in return for all the endorsement work he does for them. Identify X? </li></ul>
  22. 39. Sanath Jayasuriya
  23. 40. <ul><li>This company, a financial dot-com, launched an incredible celebrity endorsement campaign featuring three of the most expensive celebrities in the country with the signature line – ‘Life Means More’. The campaign was used as a cover for a meticulously planned financial scam. Which company? </li></ul>
  24. 42. <ul><li> </li></ul>
  25. 43. Anthony T. Rossi was born in Italy on the island of Sicily in 1900. He had the equivalent of a high school education. He immigrated to the United States when he was 21 years old and educated himself to the point that he became an expert mathematician and mechanical engineer. He drove a taxicab, was a chauffeur for a railroad executive, and ran a small grocery store at different points of time. What one of a kind company did he start in 1947?
  26. 45. Tropicana
  27. 46. <ul><li>Back in the 1899,Three Englishmen - an employee in a lace factory named Kilpin, an employee in a travel agency named Allison and a cobbler named Davies put their proposal to two businessmen - Edwards and Nathan. They wanted to start a sports team. Edwards,president designate, was not known for his generosity and he accepted only because Davies, the cobbler, offered a free workforce and leather to make the players'boots. They named it the _______ Cricket and Football club. Name the club. </li></ul>
  28. 48. AC MILAN CC & FC
  29. 49. <ul><li>This fictional character was named for an old Robert Mitchum movie. He was born when Don Levine noticed some movable mannequins at a New York art supply store. His face was based on 23 real-life Congressional Medal Honorees. To protect his face from pirates, it was given 2 unique features: a facial scar & a misplaced thumbnail.Who is he? </li></ul>
  30. 51. G.I. Joe
  31. 52. <ul><li>It opened to beta testers on August 8, 2005 and opened to the public on November 21, 2005. Financially supported via the use of Ad-sense banners and paid upgrades, it was banned in Turkey in 2007. Which over 3,500,000 user site are we talking about? </li></ul>
  32. 54.
  33. 55. <ul><li>Established by Gautam S.A in 1988 with a seed capital of Rs. 5 lakhs, the group has now reached the Rs. 180 billion revenue mark. It has its presence in diverse areas like Edible Oil, Logistics, Power Generation, Coal, Oil and Gas Exploration, Gas distribution, Real Estate, Ports, Special Economic Zones and IT enabled services. </li></ul><ul><li>Name this Group </li></ul>
  34. 57. Adani Group of Industries <ul><li>Mudra Port & Yo-bikes are its notable ventures </li></ul>
  35. 59. THE ALBUM Long Visual Connect (L V C)
  36. 60. RULES <ul><li>12 Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>+ 40 -20 for first 3 </li></ul><ul><li>+ 30 -15 for next 3 </li></ul><ul><li>+ 20 -10 for next 3 </li></ul><ul><li>+ 10 -5 for next 3 </li></ul><ul><li>No attempt – No negatives </li></ul><ul><li>No limitations for number of attempts </li></ul>
  37. 74. GOOGLE <ul><li>GOOGLE NOTEBOOK </li></ul><ul><li>1 ST ACQUISITION OF GOOGLE </li></ul><ul><li>KRISHNA BHARAT, MAN BEHIND GOOGLE NEWS </li></ul><ul><li>PICASA WEB “ALBUMS” </li></ul><ul><li>GOOGLE GULP (APRIL FOOLS DAY) </li></ul><ul><li>GOOGLE TRANSIT </li></ul><ul><li>DENNIS HWANG (GOOGLE DOODLE </li></ul><ul><li>8. ANDY BECHTOLSHEIM </li></ul><ul><li>9. BURNING MAN FESTIVAL </li></ul><ul><li>10. SEQUOIA CAPITAL </li></ul><ul><li>11. ORKUT BUYUKKOKTEN </li></ul><ul><li>12. SERGEY BRIN & LARRY PAGE </li></ul>
  38. 76. A Li’l Bit of Everything Mixed Bag
  39. 77. RULES <ul><li>8 Questions </li></ul><ul><li>+ 10 Direct and Pass </li></ul>
  40. 78. Explain
  41. 80. KYOTO PROTOCOL <ul><li>Participation in the Kyoto Protocol: green indicates states parties, yellow indicates states with ratification pending, and red indicates those that signed but declined ratification of the treaty. </li></ul>
  43. 83. BIT TORRENT
  44. 84. The Advertiser?
  45. 86. McDonald’s Drive Thru Restaurants
  46. 88. Identify the Logo
  47. 91. <ul><li>Marcus, a Jewish immigrant started this company in 1869 and to the company’s name his son-in-law Samuel’s surname was later added to give it its present name. In 1906, it handled one of the largest IPO’s till date, that of Sears Roebuck. </li></ul><ul><li>Notable Co. Alumni include John Thain (CEO of Merrill Lynch), Robert Zoellick (President, World Bank), Henry Paulson (Secretary, US Treasury) & Charlie Haas, WWE Wrestler </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the Company. </li></ul>
  48. 104. Something from there, Something from here THE CONNECTIONS ROUND
  49. 107. Pepsi
  50. 110. THE DARK KNIGHT
  51. 113. Michelin Michelin & Times recently entered an agreement for the sharing of info from their respective food guides The gentleman is Edouard Michelin.
  52. 117. Saif Ali Khan is the Brand Ambassador Reliance, Roja, Silk Route & Nimbus are their trademarked & copyrighted paints
  53. 119. IIM Ahmedabad <ul><li>HELLO is a movie based on Chetan Bhagat’s One Night at a Call Center </li></ul><ul><li>MS Banga of HUL is an Alumni </li></ul><ul><li> was started by Sanjeev Bikhchandani, another Alumni </li></ul>
  54. 120. <ul><li> Thank You </li></ul><ul><li> & </li></ul><ul><li> Hope you had a nice time </li></ul>