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Grand Finale (Bizathelon)

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Grand Finale (Bizathelon)

  1. 1. Grand FinaleGrand Finale
  2. 2. • Name GameName Game (5)(5) • Mixed BagMixed Bag (18)(18) • Loose ConnectionLoose Connection (7)(7) • Amul HitsAmul Hits (5)(5) • Mixed Bag 2.0Mixed Bag 2.0 (18)(18)
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  4. 4. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups FujiFuji A.A.
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  11. 11. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups OriflameOriflame 11
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  13. 13. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups AtariAtari 22
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  15. 15. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups HitachiHitachi 33
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  17. 17. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Lotus SoftwareLotus Software 44
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  19. 19. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups LycosLycos 55
  20. 20. Every team will get the chance to pounce in any 5 questions out of 18 Score : +10 (for a correct one) /-05 (for a wrong one)
  21. 21. During Google’s IPO process in 2004, the valueDuring Google’s IPO process in 2004, the value Google stated it hoped to raise on its S-1 form — asGoogle stated it hoped to raise on its S-1 form — as much as $2,718,281,828.much as $2,718,281,828. What’s the funda behind this strange looking no.What’s the funda behind this strange looking no. 2,718,281,828?2,718,281,828? 11
  22. 22. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups First 10 digits of value of ‘e’First 10 digits of value of ‘e’ 11
  23. 23. This MNC, founded in 1802, began as a manufacturerThis MNC, founded in 1802, began as a manufacturer of gun powder. The company supplied more than halfof gun powder. The company supplied more than half the amount of the gun powder used by the Unionthe amount of the gun powder used by the Union Army during the American Civil War. But afterArmy during the American Civil War. But after changing tracks, it became the world’s 4changing tracks, it became the world’s 4thth largestlargest chemical company based on market capitalisation.chemical company based on market capitalisation. Which company?Which company? 22
  24. 24. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups DupontDupont 22
  25. 25. Bank of Canada is pleading with a certain group ofBank of Canada is pleading with a certain group of people to stop ____ its $5 bills. Since March, 2015,people to stop ____ its $5 bills. Since March, 2015, these people are giving the photo of former PMthese people are giving the photo of former PM Wilfred Laurier a complete makeover with some deftWilfred Laurier a complete makeover with some deft pen-strokes.pen-strokes. Either give me the one-word term used to describeEither give me the one-word term used to describe this recent menace or the person for whom the wholethis recent menace or the person for whom the whole thing started.thing started. (vis – next slides)(vis – next slides) 33
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  28. 28. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Spocking / Death of L. NimoySpocking / Death of L. Nimoy 33
  29. 29. What is the subject ofWhat is the subject of ‘Sikh Formaggio’ – a 2014‘Sikh Formaggio’ – a 2014 documentary by thedocumentary by the acclaimed director-trioacclaimed director-trio Dan Duran, Devyn BissonDan Duran, Devyn Bisson and Katie Wise?and Katie Wise? (screenshots of the docu – next(screenshots of the docu – next slides)slides) 44
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  32. 32. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Sikhs in the Italian Cheese IndustrySikhs in the Italian Cheese Industry 44
  33. 33. With which brand from the house of Bombay DyeingWith which brand from the house of Bombay Dyeing would you connect the following clues?would you connect the following clues? 55
  34. 34. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Ebony & IvoryEbony & Ivory 55
  35. 35. This happened in 1968. The Apollo 8 spacecraftThis happened in 1968. The Apollo 8 spacecraft had a rubber strip holding together a covering thathad a rubber strip holding together a covering that protected a measuring instrument. NASA needed aprotected a measuring instrument. NASA needed a means to ensure that the rubber strip could slide offmeans to ensure that the rubber strip could slide off freely during the launch. A NASA engineerfreely during the launch. A NASA engineer used a particular item that he brought in from home. Itused a particular item that he brought in from home. It did the job so well that NASA planned to use it on alldid the job so well that NASA planned to use it on all subsequent Apollo launches.subsequent Apollo launches. What did that NASA engineer use?What did that NASA engineer use? 66
  36. 36. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Johnson’s Baby PowderJohnson’s Baby Powder 66
  37. 37. In 1999, when WSJ asked some leaders to pick the mostIn 1999, when WSJ asked some leaders to pick the most influential invention of the millennium, Singapore’sinfluential invention of the millennium, Singapore’s PM Lee Kuan Yew chose the X. In support, he saidPM Lee Kuan Yew chose the X. In support, he said that, before the invention of X, work-quality of thethat, before the invention of X, work-quality of the people living in the tropics were pretty poor. Sharppeople living in the tropics were pretty poor. Sharp commentaries on Singapore politics and contemporarycommentaries on Singapore politics and contemporary issues by former journalist Cherian George was laterissues by former journalist Cherian George was later compiled in a book where X is also mentioned in thecompiled in a book where X is also mentioned in the title.title. What is X?What is X? (vis of the book cover – next slide)(vis of the book cover – next slide) 77
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  39. 39. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups AC / Air-ConditionerAC / Air-Conditioner 77
  40. 40. Around a decade ago, X became a household name forAround a decade ago, X became a household name for breaking the so-called male bastion in a particular field.breaking the so-called male bastion in a particular field. Her dress sense created a flutter during that time. As anHer dress sense created a flutter during that time. As an extension of that, she has launched her eponymousextension of that, she has launched her eponymous saree label in 2013 whose clientele include manysaree label in 2013 whose clientele include many bollywood bigwigs and Page-3 ladiesbollywood bigwigs and Page-3 ladies.. Who is X?Who is X? 88
  41. 41. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Mandira BediMandira Bedi 88
  42. 42. During the late 1940’s, a young chemist joined foodDuring the late 1940’s, a young chemist joined food manufacturermanufacturer J. Lyons & CompanyJ. Lyons & Company, at a time when, at a time when the company had partnered with the US distributorthe company had partnered with the US distributor Mr. SofteeMr. Softee and was developing a soft-serve ice creamand was developing a soft-serve ice cream recipe that was compatible with the American market.recipe that was compatible with the American market. According to a well circulated fact, by ‘inventing’ thisAccording to a well circulated fact, by ‘inventing’ this type of ice cream, that young chemisttype of ice cream, that young chemist ‘added air,‘added air, lowered quality andlowered quality and raised profits’raised profits’.. Who is said to be the ‘inventor’ of this ice cream?Who is said to be the ‘inventor’ of this ice cream? 99
  43. 43. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher 99
  44. 44.   This 1986 teen sex comedy film directed by MikeThis 1986 teen sex comedy film directed by Mike Marvin is a satirical take on consumerism of AmericaMarvin is a satirical take on consumerism of America and especially, on which institution established in 1961and especially, on which institution established in 1961 in Oak Brook, Illinois?in Oak Brook, Illinois? (video removed) 1010
  45. 45. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Hamburger UniversityHamburger University 1010
  46. 46. A multinational banking group, it was formed from aA multinational banking group, it was formed from a merger in 1999 and is currently the second biggestmerger in 1999 and is currently the second biggest bank in a leading European nation. Greatly associatedbank in a leading European nation. Greatly associated with the sports world, it became an official sponsor ofwith the sports world, it became an official sponsor of the NBA in 2013. But its most popular sponsorshipthe NBA in 2013. But its most popular sponsorship deal has been inked with another sporting entity indeal has been inked with another sporting entity in 2006 and been extended until the end of the 2015/162006 and been extended until the end of the 2015/16 season.season. Identify the banking group.Identify the banking group. (clue – next slide)(clue – next slide) 1111
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  48. 48. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BBVABBVA 1111
  49. 49. In March 1978, the FBI created a stingIn March 1978, the FBI created a sting operation called ‘Abscam’, initially to investigate theft,operation called ‘Abscam’, initially to investigate theft, forgery and stolen art. The scandal rocked the USAforgery and stolen art. The scandal rocked the USA bigtime and eventually led to the fall of severalbigtime and eventually led to the fall of several important politicans and senators.important politicans and senators. Which multiple award winning 2013 hollywoodWhich multiple award winning 2013 hollywood movie is roughly based on that scandal?movie is roughly based on that scandal? 1212
  50. 50. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups American HustleAmerican Hustle 1212
  51. 51. The person featured on theThe person featured on the TIME cover did somethingTIME cover did something silly after this horrific incidentsilly after this horrific incident on 17 July, 1996. It ultimatelyon 17 July, 1996. It ultimately led to the creation of a term,led to the creation of a term, bearing his name, to describebearing his name, to describe such behaviour, seensuch behaviour, seen commonly, nowadays, amongcommonly, nowadays, among peoples including quizzers.peoples including quizzers. Which term?Which term? (video – next slide)(video – next slide) 1313
  52. 52. 1313 (video removed)
  53. 53. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Pierre Salinger SyndromePierre Salinger Syndrome 1313 Named for the former White House Press Secretary and journalist Pierre Salinger who reportedly relayed a bogus report that he read on the Internet, stating that TWA Flight 800, which crashed on July 17, 1996, had been the victim of friendly fire. Salinger, in fact, did not get his information from the Internet but from reputable security agents who were incorrect.
  54. 54. Rajesh Saraiya, CEO of the UK-based company SteelRajesh Saraiya, CEO of the UK-based company Steel Mont, which has a turnover of about $400 million, hasMont, which has a turnover of about $400 million, has been awarded the Padmashree by the Govt. of India inbeen awarded the Padmashree by the Govt. of India in 2014.2014. In what way, is he special?In what way, is he special? 1414
  55. 55. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups India’s first Dalit BillonaireIndia’s first Dalit Billonaire 1414
  56. 56. This is video of the song titled Collider of theThis is video of the song titled Collider of the group LHC.group LHC. With which pioneering venture, are the members ofWith which pioneering venture, are the members of this group associated?this group associated? 1515
  57. 57. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups 11stst photo published on WWW in 1992photo published on WWW in 1992 1515
  58. 58. Finnish co. Valio supplies which essential but unusualFinnish co. Valio supplies which essential but unusual raw material to companies worldwide, manufacturingraw material to companies worldwide, manufacturing dairy products and beverages?dairy products and beverages? 1616
  59. 59. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BacteriaBacteria 1616
  60. 60. Garrard & Co. Limited, formerly Asprey & GarrardGarrard & Co. Limited, formerly Asprey & Garrard Limited, designs and manufactures luxury jewelleryLimited, designs and manufactures luxury jewellery and silver. The Crown Jewellers of the British Royaland silver. The Crown Jewellers of the British Royal family since 1843, it is also the designer-manufacturerfamily since 1843, it is also the designer-manufacturer of three Cricket WC trophies : Prudential, Wills and theof three Cricket WC trophies : Prudential, Wills and the current one and also the EPL Trophy.current one and also the EPL Trophy. One of their most high profile jobs was assigned toOne of their most high profile jobs was assigned to them in 1852, when they were entrusted tothem in 1852, when they were entrusted to ‘rework’‘rework’ onon something.something. What was that job?What was that job? 1717
  61. 61. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Koh-i-noor DiamondKoh-i-noor Diamond 1717
  62. 62. After the hugely successfulAfter the hugely successful ‘Shiva Trilogy’, Amish‘Shiva Trilogy’, Amish Tripathis’ new series will beTripathis’ new series will be called X Series. The first book,called X Series. The first book, titledtitled Scion of YScion of Y is going to beis going to be launched soon. Interestingly, Xlaunched soon. Interestingly, X and Y are related to oneand Y are related to one another.another. Give me X & Y.Give me X & Y. (Part points going)(Part points going) 1818
  63. 63. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups X = Ram Chandra & Y = IkshvakuX = Ram Chandra & Y = Ikshvaku 1818
  64. 64. Though banned recently from most of the majorThough banned recently from most of the major tourist spots due to safety concerns, atop whichtourist spots due to safety concerns, atop which landmark this particular shot, adjudged as one of thelandmark this particular shot, adjudged as one of the world’s most daring selfies, has been taken with theworld’s most daring selfies, has been taken with the help of a selfie stick?help of a selfie stick? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide) Q.Q.
  65. 65. Q.Q.
  66. 66. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Christ the Redeemer, RioChrist the Redeemer, Rio A.A.
  67. 67. Which UNESCO World Heritage Site has beenWhich UNESCO World Heritage Site has been featured on this, now defunct, Rs. 1000 currency notefeatured on this, now defunct, Rs. 1000 currency note released by RBI on 1 April 1954?released by RBI on 1 April 1954? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide) Q.Q.
  68. 68. Q.Q.
  69. 69. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Brihadeeswara TempleBrihadeeswara Temple A.A.
  70. 70. 11 With a very apt slogan ‘Bringing You Closer’, whichWith a very apt slogan ‘Bringing You Closer’, which company (listed under the ticker symbol MGI) wascompany (listed under the ticker symbol MGI) was formed as a result of the merger of Minneapolis-formed as a result of the merger of Minneapolis- based Travelers Express and Denver-basedbased Travelers Express and Denver-based Integrated Payment Systems Inc.?Integrated Payment Systems Inc.?
  71. 71. 22 Which company’s history is being told?Which company’s history is being told? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide)
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  73. 73. 33 In 1963, noted actress JoanIn 1963, noted actress Joan Crawford was awarded theCrawford was awarded the ‘Pally Award’, given to the‘Pally Award’, given to the employee making the mostemployee making the most significant contribution tosignificant contribution to the company sales. Herthe company sales. Her husband, Alfred Steele washusband, Alfred Steele was the CEO of that companythe CEO of that company till his death.till his death. Which company?Which company?
  74. 74. 44 Though very much associated with differentThough very much associated with different sporting activities, some of the noted non-sportssporting activities, some of the noted non-sports brand ambassadors are ---brand ambassadors are ---
  75. 75. 55 ToTo ‘establish a new paradigm’‘establish a new paradigm’,, the new logo has athe new logo has a triangle, trapezoid and a parallelogram, stylishlytriangle, trapezoid and a parallelogram, stylishly forming the first letter of its name. The sharp edge offorming the first letter of its name. The sharp edge of the logo depicts the style, engineering, innovationthe logo depicts the style, engineering, innovation and connection with the new brand. The black colorand connection with the new brand. The black color in the logo stands for solidity and premiumness whilein the logo stands for solidity and premiumness while the Red gives a feeling of energy, passion andthe Red gives a feeling of energy, passion and confidence.confidence. Which company?Which company?
  76. 76. 66 I am looking for a company founded in 1899.I am looking for a company founded in 1899.
  77. 77. 77 Find the connection. (The list is not exhaustive)Find the connection. (The list is not exhaustive)
  78. 78. 11 With a very apt slogan ‘Bringing You Closer’, whichWith a very apt slogan ‘Bringing You Closer’, which company (listed under the ticker symbol MGI) wascompany (listed under the ticker symbol MGI) was formed as a result of the merger of Minneapolis-formed as a result of the merger of Minneapolis- based Travelers Express and Denver-basedbased Travelers Express and Denver-based Integrated Payment Systems Inc.?Integrated Payment Systems Inc.?
  79. 79. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups MoneygramMoneygram 11
  80. 80. 22 Which company’s history is being told?Which company’s history is being told? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide)
  81. 81. 22
  82. 82. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups LGLG 22
  83. 83. 33 In 1963, noted actress JoanIn 1963, noted actress Joan Crawford was awarded theCrawford was awarded the ‘Pally Award’, given to the‘Pally Award’, given to the employee making the mostemployee making the most significant contribution tosignificant contribution to the company sales. Herthe company sales. Her husband, Alfred Steele washusband, Alfred Steele was the CEO of that companythe CEO of that company till his death.till his death. Which company?Which company?
  84. 84. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups PepsiPepsi 33
  85. 85. 44 Though very much associated with differentThough very much associated with different sporting activities, some of the noted non-sportssporting activities, some of the noted non-sports brand ambassadors are ---brand ambassadors are ---
  86. 86. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups ReebokReebok 44
  87. 87. 55 ToTo ‘establish a new paradigm’‘establish a new paradigm’,, the new logo has athe new logo has a triangle, trapezoid and a parallelogram, stylishlytriangle, trapezoid and a parallelogram, stylishly forming the first letter of its name. The sharp edge offorming the first letter of its name. The sharp edge of the logo depicts the style, engineering, innovationthe logo depicts the style, engineering, innovation and connection with the new brand. The black colorand connection with the new brand. The black color in the logo stands for solidity and premiumness whilein the logo stands for solidity and premiumness while the Red gives a feeling of energy, passion andthe Red gives a feeling of energy, passion and confidence.confidence. Which company?Which company?
  88. 88. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Hero Motor Corp.Hero Motor Corp. 55
  89. 89. 66 I am looking for a company founded in 1899.I am looking for a company founded in 1899.
  90. 90. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups CastrolCastrol 66
  91. 91. 77 Find the connection. (The list is not exhaustive)Find the connection. (The list is not exhaustive)
  92. 92. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups EmiratesEmirates 77
  93. 93. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups The connection is……..The connection is……..
  94. 94. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups ICC Global PartnersICC Global Partners
  95. 95. Q.Q.    What has been blanked out in this Amul topicalWhat has been blanked out in this Amul topical released after the resignation ofreleased after the resignation of Steve Jobs fromSteve Jobs from Apple in August 2011?Apple in August 2011?
  96. 96. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups iGoneiGone A.A.
  97. 97. 11    A controversial campaign by Govt. of India, is theA controversial campaign by Govt. of India, is the target of this Amul topical.target of this Amul topical. FITB or put funda.FITB or put funda.
  98. 98. 22   Which controversial topic?Which controversial topic?
  99. 99. 33   Which word will fit in the blanked out part?Which word will fit in the blanked out part?
  100. 100. 44   A business takeover….what has been edited?A business takeover….what has been edited?
  101. 101. 55   Fill in the edited part with a 4 letter word which isFill in the edited part with a 4 letter word which is used, apart from the entertainment world, in theused, apart from the entertainment world, in the game of poker and algebraic geometry.game of poker and algebraic geometry.
  102. 102. 11    A controversial campaign by Govt. of India, is theA controversial campaign by Govt. of India, is the target of this Amul topical.target of this Amul topical. FITB or put funda.FITB or put funda.
  103. 103. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Khao Parsi, Piyo Parsi, Jiyo Parsi!Khao Parsi, Piyo Parsi, Jiyo Parsi! 11
  104. 104. 22   Which controversial topic?Which controversial topic?
  105. 105. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups A/c of Black money in Swiss BankA/c of Black money in Swiss Bank 22
  106. 106. 33   Which word will fit in the blanked out part?Which word will fit in the blanked out part?
  107. 107. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BesaharaBesahara 33
  108. 108. 44   A business takeover….what has been edited?A business takeover….what has been edited?
  109. 109. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups DiageoDiageo 44
  110. 110. 55   Fill in the edited part with a 4 letter word which isFill in the edited part with a 4 letter word which is used, apart from the entertainment world, in theused, apart from the entertainment world, in the game of poker and algebraic geometry.game of poker and algebraic geometry.
  111. 111. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups FlopFlop 55
  112. 112. Every team will get the chance to pounce in any 5 questions out of 18 Score : +10 (for a correct one) /-05 (for a wrong one)
  113. 113. ““He was the best employee we ever had” ,He was the best employee we ever had” , the MD ofthe MD of a Kuwaitian IT Firm said of a certain 21-year-old ITa Kuwaitian IT Firm said of a certain 21-year-old IT Graduate from London.Graduate from London. “He was very good with“He was very good with people. Calm and decent. He came to our door andpeople. Calm and decent. He came to our door and gave us his CV.”gave us his CV.” After a stellar probation period, heAfter a stellar probation period, he disappeared completely in April 2010.disappeared completely in April 2010. This ‘quiet and rather withdrawn guy’ resurfacedThis ‘quiet and rather withdrawn guy’ resurfaced recently in a very shocking manner.recently in a very shocking manner. Who is he?Who is he? 11
  114. 114. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Mohammad Emwaji / Jihadi JohnMohammad Emwaji / Jihadi John 11
  115. 115. Published as British Standard BS EN 27243, the WetPublished as British Standard BS EN 27243, the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) Index is the mostBulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) Index is the most widely used and accepted index for the assessment ofwidely used and accepted index for the assessment of heat-related stresses in different industries. This indexheat-related stresses in different industries. This index gained prominence in Jun-Jul 2014 due to a labourgained prominence in Jun-Jul 2014 due to a labour court ruling which forced an organisation tocourt ruling which forced an organisation to implement an unprecedented step.implement an unprecedented step. What is being referred to here?What is being referred to here? 22
  116. 116. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Cooling Breaks in FIFA World CupCooling Breaks in FIFA World Cup 22
  117. 117. The wooden bridge in the Scottish town of Selkirk wasThe wooden bridge in the Scottish town of Selkirk was destroyed by the great flood of 1902 and localsdestroyed by the great flood of 1902 and locals organised a three-day event to raise funds for a neworganised a three-day event to raise funds for a new one in 1904. Among many other things, organisersone in 1904. Among many other things, organisers sold a collection of short stories by locals calledsold a collection of short stories by locals called TheThe Book o' the BrigBook o' the Brig. Ultimately, an iron bridge was built. Ultimately, an iron bridge was built which is still there today.which is still there today. Why this particular incident came into recent news?Why this particular incident came into recent news? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 33
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  119. 119. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Lost story of Sherlock Holmes foundLost story of Sherlock Holmes found 33
  120. 120. Since early 2014, traffic on low-cost airline NorwegianSince early 2014, traffic on low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA have increased by 52%. FlightAir Shuttle ASA have increased by 52%. Flight Tracker reported that searches for Norwegian flightsTracker reported that searches for Norwegian flights have risen by 153%, while hotel bookings are up 37%.have risen by 153%, while hotel bookings are up 37%. Tour operators have also seen a 40% sales increase inTour operators have also seen a 40% sales increase in 2014, compared to the last year, while Oslo Airport2014, compared to the last year, while Oslo Airport Gardermoen reported a 57% increase in arrivals fromGardermoen reported a 57% increase in arrivals from New York for the first quarter.New York for the first quarter. Who or what is said to be responsible for that boost?Who or what is said to be responsible for that boost? 44
  121. 121. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups FrozenFrozen 44Disney movie FrozenDisney movie Frozen
  122. 122. Identify the person (came into bigtime news in Jan,Identify the person (came into bigtime news in Jan, 2015), talking about his work and his inspiration.2015), talking about his work and his inspiration. 55
  123. 123. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups FrozenFrozen 55Bibhu MahapatraBibhu Mahapatra
  124. 124. Founded in March 2010, KissKissBankBank started withFounded in March 2010, KissKissBankBank started with a dozen musical projects. Currently it is one of thea dozen musical projects. Currently it is one of the leading startup of its type in Europe.leading startup of its type in Europe. Which type of service does it offer to its clients?Which type of service does it offer to its clients? 66
  125. 125. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups CrowdfundingCrowdfunding 66
  126. 126. The 1The 1stst hindi hashtag written in Devanagari thathindi hashtag written in Devanagari that created a flutter on twitter, is #JayHind aroundcreated a flutter on twitter, is #JayHind around mid-Feb in 2015.mid-Feb in 2015. What was the special occasion?What was the special occasion? 77
  127. 127. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Ind-Pak match at ICC World CupInd-Pak match at ICC World Cup 77
  128. 128. Carl Djerassi was an Austrian-born Bulgarian-Carl Djerassi was an Austrian-born Bulgarian- American chemist, novelist and playwright. Some ofAmerican chemist, novelist and playwright. Some of his popular novels, described as ‘science-in-fiction’his popular novels, described as ‘science-in-fiction’ areare Cantor’s DilemmaCantor’s Dilemma,, Bourbaki GambitBourbaki Gambit andand MarxMarx DeceasedDeceased. But he is more remembered for his works. But he is more remembered for his works as a Chemist. The product with which he becameas a Chemist. The product with which he became synonymous, brought about ‘a revolution’, especiallysynonymous, brought about ‘a revolution’, especially in the America, during the 1960s.in the America, during the 1960s. What is being talked about?What is being talked about? 88
  129. 129. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Birth Control PillBirth Control Pill 88
  130. 130. It all started in 19191 with a small roadside-stall inIt all started in 19191 with a small roadside-stall in Sialkot. Dharampal Gulati, the shop owner’s son,Sialkot. Dharampal Gulati, the shop owner’s son, came to Delhi during partition and started plying acame to Delhi during partition and started plying a tonga to make both ends meet. Few months later, hetonga to make both ends meet. Few months later, he decided to follow his family business and built a smalldecided to follow his family business and built a small shop in Ajmal Khan Road.  In 1959, the first factoryshop in Ajmal Khan Road.  In 1959, the first factory came up at Kirti Nagar. The rest is history.came up at Kirti Nagar. The rest is history. Which company, a leading name in the domain, isWhich company, a leading name in the domain, is thus formed?thus formed? (vis – next slides)(vis – next slides) 99
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  133. 133. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups MDHMDH 99
  134. 134.    The 12-year-old debutant model earned £45,000 (@The 12-year-old debutant model earned £45,000 (@ £93.75 a minute) for this Christmas ad of a very well£93.75 a minute) for this Christmas ad of a very well known label. This exorbitant pay packet has alreadyknown label. This exorbitant pay packet has already ruffled feathers with some of the other ‘ambassadors’ ofruffled feathers with some of the other ‘ambassadors’ of this label.this label. Identify this male model.Identify this male model. 1010
  135. 135. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Romeo BeckhamRomeo Beckham 1010
  136. 136. The SBI Railway Card is a unique, one-of-its-kindThe SBI Railway Card is a unique, one-of-its-kind Credit Card that gives the power to get free railwayCredit Card that gives the power to get free railway tickets and other benefits.tickets and other benefits. Who was the designer of this card?Who was the designer of this card? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide) Q.Q.
  137. 137. Q.Q.
  138. 138. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups R.K. LaxmanR.K. Laxman A.A.
  139. 139. Jitender Keswani, a Delhiwala, started his businessJitender Keswani, a Delhiwala, started his business with a humble Paan shop in south Delhi’s Greaterwith a humble Paan shop in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash in the 1960s. After registering the brand nameKailash in the 1960s. After registering the brand name ‘Prince’, he ventured into cold drinks sector. But this‘Prince’, he ventured into cold drinks sector. But this little known businessman came into news for his latestlittle known businessman came into news for his latest venture which he launched for the ‘aam aadmi’ on 14venture which he launched for the ‘aam aadmi’ on 14 Feb, 2015 at the Ramlila Maidan.Feb, 2015 at the Ramlila Maidan. What is the latest venture of Keswani?What is the latest venture of Keswani? Q.Q.
  140. 140. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups AAP ColaAAP Cola A.A.
  141. 141. These seven brothers started off with an aircraftThese seven brothers started off with an aircraft manufacturing company in Berkeley and named theirmanufacturing company in Berkeley and named their first product, a propellor, as the ‘toothpick’. But laterfirst product, a propellor, as the ‘toothpick’. But later they changed track.they changed track. What is their famous surname?What is their famous surname? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide) 1111
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  143. 143. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups JacuzziJacuzzi 1111
  144. 144. Originally used by the Egyptians in 1,500 B.C., theOriginally used by the Egyptians in 1,500 B.C., the modern version descends from the Japanese zōrimodern version descends from the Japanese zōri (vis)(vis),, which became popular after WWII when soldierswhich became popular after WWII when soldiers returning to the United States brought them back.returning to the United States brought them back. What, being referred to here, is named after the soundWhat, being referred to here, is named after the sound it makes while in use?it makes while in use? 1212
  145. 145. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Flip FlopsFlip Flops 1212
  146. 146. In one of a kind gesture,In one of a kind gesture, Ben & Jerry’s released thisBen & Jerry’s released this special flavour, as aspecial flavour, as a tribute to a formertribute to a former employee of Baskinemployee of Baskin Robbins.Robbins. Who is being honouredWho is being honoured thus?thus? 1313
  147. 147. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Barack ObamaBarack Obama 1313
  148. 148. As per the official record from the wholesale market inAs per the official record from the wholesale market in Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC), aAgriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC), a particular product from Italy is attracting huge amountparticular product from Italy is attracting huge amount of attention of the buyers and sellers, alike, in Indiaof attention of the buyers and sellers, alike, in India since the last few months. Claims to be the first item ofsince the last few months. Claims to be the first item of its type with a carbon footprint marker, it was sold inits type with a carbon footprint marker, it was sold in no time after the third consignment arrived in Feb,no time after the third consignment arrived in Feb, 2015 at the APMC market.2015 at the APMC market. What is being talked about?What is being talked about? 1414
  149. 149. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups MODI AppleMODI Apple 1414
  150. 150. Dentsu Inc., Tokyo has been awarded the TitaniumDentsu Inc., Tokyo has been awarded the Titanium Grand Prix for 2014 at the Cannes Lions Festival ofGrand Prix for 2014 at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for this particular ad for Honda.Creativity for this particular ad for Honda. What’s been ‘recreated’ through this ad?What’s been ‘recreated’ through this ad? 1515
  151. 151. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Ayrton Senna's fastest lap at SuzukaAyrton Senna's fastest lap at Suzuka 1515
  152. 152. Identify the ladyIdentify the lady featured in this ad.featured in this ad. 1616
  153. 153. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups JayalalithaJayalalitha 1616
  154. 154. Launched in 1985, this popular brand was the first toLaunched in 1985, this popular brand was the first to introduce Tetra Pack in Indian market. After keepingintroduce Tetra Pack in Indian market. After keeping the original logo for 30 years, it has gone for an imagethe original logo for 30 years, it has gone for an image makeover in 2015 and introduced a new logo andmakeover in 2015 and introduced a new logo and packaging. The new logo which looks like stencilspackaging. The new logo which looks like stencils used to mark wooden fruit crates has been criticizedused to mark wooden fruit crates has been criticized for looking very militaristic because of the darkfor looking very militaristic because of the dark green colour.green colour. Which brand is this?Which brand is this? 1717
  155. 155. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups FrootiFrooti 1717
  156. 156. Sir Rajendra Nath Mookerjee, a noted alumni of BESUSir Rajendra Nath Mookerjee, a noted alumni of BESU (now IIEST, Shibpur), was a pioneering Bengali(now IIEST, Shibpur), was a pioneering Bengali industrialist. The company he founded in 1890, inindustrialist. The company he founded in 1890, in partnership with an Englishman, Sir Thomas Acquinaspartnership with an Englishman, Sir Thomas Acquinas was given charge of a special project which waswas given charge of a special project which was completed in 1921.completed in 1921. Which project, a major tourist destination, is beingWhich project, a major tourist destination, is being referred to?referred to? 1818
  157. 157. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Victoria MemorialVictoria Memorial 1818

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