PrelimsGround Rules•Open to all participants•Two members per team•Total no of questions: 25•5 points for each question•5 teams will be selected for finals based on score• Inbuilt tie breakers•Quiz Master’s decision is final
Question -1The luxury yacht “ Tian “ is the new year gift by __________ to __________?
Question -1 AnswerLuxury Yacht ( worth Rs.400 crore )was gifted by Anil Ambani to his wifeTina.Last year Mukesh Ambani gifted acorporate Jet ( Rs.250 crore ) to his wifeNita.
Question -5Founded in 1903 in Milwankee, US, this company hastwice narrowly escaped bankruptcy but is today one ofthe most recognised brands in the world. In direfinancial crisis in 1980s, it desperately licensed itsname for such ill advised venture as cigarettes andwine colours.Later on it developed a strong user community in theform of club called “ HOG “. What are we talkingabout ?
Question -7 AnswerNew internet browser launched by Google
Question -8Started in 1859, when a 22 year-old chemist fromBrooklyn, New York named Robert A. Chesebrough,went to Pennsylvania to investigate an oil well. The oilindustry was in its infancy, and Chesebrough, likemany, was hoping to profit from it.While Chesebrough was there, he discovered a gooeysubstance known as Rod Wax that was causing the oilrig workers problems, as it stuck to the drilling rigs,causing them to seize up.This has led to the birth of a famous brand. Name it.
Question -11“The origin of the word _______ is the Latin bulga, a little pouch or knapsack, which may have come from a Gaulish source that’s related to the Irish bolg, “bag”. The word turned up in English in the fifteenth century, having travelled via the French bougette, a diminutive form of bouge, “leather bag”. Its first meaning in English indeed was “pouch, wallet, bag”, and followed its French original in usually implying something made of leather. What are we talking about ?
Question -20One day in 1946, Percy Spencer, an engineer withRaytheon Company, was testing a magnetron tubewhen he reached into his pocket for a chocolate bar.He discovered that the chocolate had melted althoughhe himself sensed no heat at all.This led to what invention ?