BQG Quiz webinar 30oct2011


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This is the 3rd Quiz Webinar conducted by the Bangalore Quiz Group. Such webinars take place every weekend (generally Sundays) at 11 am India time. If you would like to attend, please email Prakash ( for an invitation.

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BQG Quiz webinar 30oct2011

  1. 1. The Bangalore Quiz Group QUIZ WEBINAR 30 October 2011
  2. 2. The Bangalore Quiz Group "A quiz wherein I can match wits with others, sitting at home... n‎othing like it." 30 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 30 October 2011
  5. 5. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q1 A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in Seattle on 26th October 2011 between <foundation> and China's Ministry of Science and Technology. This is the first time the ministry has formed a partnership in such fields with a foreign non-governmental organisation. Name the foundation.
  6. 6. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q2
  7. 7. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q3 American Cotton Company American Sugar Company American Tobacco Company Chicago Gas Company Distilling & Cattle Feeding Company Laclede Gas Company National Lead Company North American Company Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company U.S. Leather Company United States Rubber Company
  8. 8. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q4
  9. 9. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q5
  10. 10. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q6 William quickly established himself as a candle-maker. James apprenticed himself to a soap-maker. The two might never have met had they not married sisters, Olivia and Elizabeth Norris, whose father convinced his new sons-in-law to become business partners. In 1837, as a result of Alexander Norris' suggestion, a bold new enterprise was born. Name it.
  11. 11. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q7
  12. 12. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q8
  13. 13. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q9 Originally New Lord & Company, began in the year 1947. A couple of years later, this small tailoring shop was bought over by Mr Arjan Daswani. And the rest, as they say, is history. Which brand?
  14. 14. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q10 Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung and Aktiengesellschaft. What are they?
  15. 15. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q11 It is the only major trading nation that remains outside the WTO, a source of embarrassment for a country that considers itself a major economic power. It finally appears on the verge of success in its 18-year quest to join the World Trade Organisation. Name it.
  16. 16. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q12
  17. 17. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q13
  18. 18. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q14 Silk on Fire. What am I taking to about?
  19. 19. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q15 According to Roger White, an early company employee, the two founders of of the company were at their lawyer’s office preparing to incorporate. Jack Davis planned to use the name Macro Systems, when George Canova said his wife had a great name for the company. Jack asked, “What does it mean?” Davis said that it meant &quot;new&quot; in French. Which company?
  20. 20. The Bangalore Quiz Group This concludes the BUSINESS QUIZ. We will take a short before starting the GENERAL QUIZ.
  21. 21. The Bangalore Quiz Group General Quiz Q1 This heavy metal band was formed in Los Angeles, California, in late 1981 when the drummer placed an advertisement in a Los Angeles newspaper—The Recycler—which read &quot;Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with Tygers of Pan Tang, Diamond Head and Iron Maiden.&quot; Which band?
  22. 22. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q2 He is the only Indian batsman to score more than 300 runs in four consecutive Test series. He is also the only Indian, and one of only four international cricketers, to have scored five hundreds in five consecutive test matches. On July 2009, for a period of ten days he was the number one ranked batsman in ICC Test rankings. He is currently in the news. Name him.
  23. 23. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q3
  24. 24. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q4
  25. 25. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q5
  26. 26. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q6 In Roman mythology, ________ is the goddess of growing plants (particularly cereals) and of motherly love. The word cereals derive from _________, commemorating her association with edible grains. Fill in the blank.
  27. 27. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q7 It dates back to the ijazat attadris wa 'l-iftta (&quot;license to teach and issue legal opinions&quot;) in the medieval Madrasahs from the 9th century, though it was limited to Islamic law at the time. According to Wellington, Bathmaker, Hung, MucCullough and Sikes (2005), it was first awarded in Paris in 1150. What are we talking about?
  28. 28. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q8
  29. 29. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q9
  30. 30. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q10 Its motto reads: &quot;Iman, Taqwa, Jihad fi Sabilillah&quot;. Translated into English, it means &quot;Faith, Piety, to strive in the path of Allah putting aside all your physical needs&quot;. Whose motto?
  31. 31. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q11 AAINS AEHLNW - These are the alphabets that spell the name of a well known Indian athlete. What is the name?
  32. 32. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q12 The French phrase &quot;venez m'aider&quot; gave birth to an emergency procedure word used internationally as a distress signal in voice procedure radio communications. Name the word.
  33. 33. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q13
  34. 34. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q14 A 9 year old 3rd grade student from Arizona wrote this poem. What is so special about it? I used to live in an Orphanage. It was dark and cold and lonely. At night, I looked up at the sparkly sky and felt better. I dreamed I could fly there. In America, I can make all my dreams come true..... Thank-you for the &quot;Spirit&quot; and the &quot;Opportunity&quot;
  35. 35. The Bangalore Quiz Group Q15 Which game is supposed to have originated from the way Abhimanyu was killed in the Battle of Mahabharata?
  36. 36. The Bangalore Quiz Group This completes the General quiz. Thank you all for participating.