Bqg quiz webinar 23Oct2011


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Bqg quiz webinar 23Oct2011

  1. 1. The Bangalore Quiz Group QUIZ WEBINAR 22 October 2011
  2. 2. The Bangalore Quiz Group "A quiz wherein I can match wits with others, sitting at home... n‎othing like it." 22 October 2011
  3. 3. The Bangalore Quiz Group <ul><li>The Rules </li></ul><ul><li>The question will appear on screen for 15 seconds . </li></ul><ul><li>You need to reply through the Webinar chat facility. </li></ul><ul><li>Results will be compiled and circulated separately. </li></ul><ul><li>Fastest finger first wins. </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions for improvement are welcome. </li></ul><ul><li>There are two sections of 15 questions each – a Business Quiz section and a General Quiz section. You can attempt both or any one. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Bangalore Quiz Group THE BUSINESS QUIZ 23 October 2011
  5. 5. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q1 Identify the male person below
  6. 6. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q2 He didn’t have a pre-nuputial agreement when he married Heather Mills and his divorce from her in 1998 was one of the costliest on record: about $50 million dollars. Who am I talking about?
  7. 7. The Bangalore Quiz Group <ul><li>Q3 </li></ul><ul><li>The _____ Score measures influence based on your ability to drive action. Every time you create content or engage you influence others. The _____ Score uses data from social networks in order to measure: </li></ul><ul><li>How many people you influence (True Reach) </li></ul><ul><li>How much you influence them (Amplification) </li></ul><ul><li>How influential they are (Network Score) </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blank. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q4 It is a legendary island that was reputed, during the 15th century age of exploration, to lie in the Atlantic Ocean, far to the west of Portugal and Spain. The island also went by the name of Isle of Seven Cities. It is also something that is currently in the news as having failed vaastu. What am I talking about?
  9. 9. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q5 Identify the person on this currency note
  10. 10. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q6 Goldman Sachs was founded in New York in 1869 by the German-born _______ Goldman. In 1882, Goldman's son-in-law ________ Sachs joined the firm. Fill in any one first name.
  11. 11. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q7 Ice Cream Sandwich..........Roboto font specially created by Google. What am I talking about?
  12. 12. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q8 As part of its employment generation scheme the Maharashtra government has decided to provide job training and private companies like Wipro and Lupin have tied up with the state government. The training will be provided to?
  13. 13. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q9 Bank of America lost its ranking as the largest US lender by assets as Chief Executive Officer Brian T Moynihan cut jobs and sold units. Who emerged as # 1?
  14. 14. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q10 Identify this voice
  15. 15. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q11 &quot;Charles Lewis Tiffany has one thing in stock that you cannot buy of him for as much money as you may offer,&quot; a 1906 New York Sun article has been paraphrased as stating. &quot;He will only give it to you.&quot; What is it?
  16. 16. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q12 Who is the person in the pic?
  17. 17. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q13 What is the 8 th Habit?
  18. 18. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q14 This hotel chain is named after?
  19. 19. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q15 Identify this person.
  20. 20. The Bangalore Quiz Group This concludes the BUSINESS QUIZ. We will take a 2 minute break before starting the GENERAL QUIZ. Answers wil be emailed to you and the results will be posted at BQG Yahoo! Groups and BQG Business Facebook page.
  21. 21. The Bangalore Quiz Group General Quiz Q1 Identify this music.
  22. 22. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q2 In this movie, there are four creatures – Sid the sloth, Manny the mammoth, Diego the saber toothed tiger and…..a squirrel. Name the squirrel.
  23. 23. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q3 The title of the film refers to a breed of roses that while pretty and appealing in appearance, is often prone to rot underneath at the roots and branches of the plant. Thus, the tagline &quot;...look closer&quot; tells the viewer that when they look beyond the &quot;perfect suburban life&quot; they will find something rancid at the root. Which movie?
  24. 24. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q4 It is a term used exclusively by Australians, who named the delivery after its inventor, Englishman B.J.T. Bosanquet. The delivery was invented when Bosanquet was playing a game of ‘twisty-grab’ late one night on a common-room billiard table. He found that if the ball was spun from right to left and released out of the back of the hand, it would turn from the left to the right. He used this delivery to great effect in Test cricket taking 6/51 in one Australian innings of the Sydney Test in 1904, and 8/107 at Nottingham in 1905. Name it.
  25. 25. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q5 Staying with is only such dismissal in Test match cricket. <Batsman> was playing for England against South Africa in 1951 at the Oval when a ball hit his bat handle and popped up. As the ball came down toward his stumps, he hit it away, obstructing the wicketkeeper Russell Endean from taking the catch. Name the batsman.
  26. 26. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q6 This is a painting by M.F. Hussain titled 'Maya with Pink Elephant'. What does it depict?
  27. 27. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q7 The year 2005 saw this football club reach the major milestone of 100 years-old. What better way was there to mark the centenary than by becoming champions of England for the second time in its existence? Which club?
  28. 28. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q8 It was the &quot;capital of seven empires&quot; in Indian history and has over 60,000 recognized monuments built over several millennia, as per the Archaeological Survey of India. It is believed to be the site of Indraprastha, founded by the Pandavas of the Mahabharata around 5000 BC. Which city?
  29. 29. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q9 Chariots of Fire is about two athletes. Name any one .
  30. 30. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q10 He was a Brazilian journalist and football manager. He is credited with taking the Brazilian national team to the 1970 World Cup, which they eventually won. He is credited with creating some of the most famous quotes in Brazilian footballing history, including &quot;Brazilian football is a thing played to music&quot;. He died in Rome in 1990, where he was covering that year's World Cup for a Brazilian television station. Name him.
  31. 31. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q11 In the olden days, at pig markets, baby piglets were packed in bags and then sold. A phrase entered the English language on account of this. What is it?
  32. 32. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q12 What is the significance of this song?
  33. 33. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q13 He was the longest serving Chief Minister in India. Name him.
  34. 34. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q14 It opened in the West End in 1986, celebrating its 25th anniversary in October 2011; and on Broadway in 1988. It won the 1986 Olivier Award and the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical. It is the longest-running show in Broadway history, and the second longest-running West End production. Name it.
  35. 35. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q15 What is the name of this best selling book?
  36. 36. The Bangalore Quiz Group This completes the General quiz. Thank you al for participating. Answers will be emailed to you and results will be posted at BQG Yahoo! Groups and BQG Business Facebook page.