Round 2Ground Rules 15 Questions Questions will pass 10 for direct answer and 5 for pass Team can choose their questions from the Q-bankRules for Buzzer Once the question is read, any team can claim it on buzzer Team that claims it on buzzer will have to write the answer only on paper 10 Points for correct answer and (-3) for wrong answer Owning team will start answering (on mike) once Q-master verifies the writtenanswer If the owning team claims Q on buzzer, 20 points for correct answer and 3 negativepoints for wrong answer
Round 2 Q-2Felice ___________, an Italian, first introduced this concept in Indiastarting in Mumbai in 1965 by forming a company of the same name.His views were way ahead of his time and thus the company didnt dowell and started showing tremendous loses. An Indian family sawsome potential and bought over the company in 1969 & the companymanaged to keep the same brand name.Since 1995, the company has started expanding operationssubstantially and the turn over has multiplied more than 20 times overa period of 10 years and the average growth rate has been around 40%over this period. Moreover they command a 60% market share of theorganized market. Identify this legendary brand.
Round 2 Q-3“I unhesitatingly recommend thismovie which should be seen byeveryone”– This celebrity endorsementto a movie came from the then electioncommissioner of India T.N.Seshan andwas included in the hoardings and ads.Name the movie.
Round 2 Q-5•750 solid white gold **** with pistonconverter, with a fine hand brushed linenstructure on cap and barrel•Fever opal on the clip (approx. 0.1 ct)•Hand-crafted rhodium-plated 18 K gold ***•The emblem in mother-of-pearlWhat are we talking about?
Round 2 Q-6In 1971, the Senior X announced his decision to sell Company “Z” toKolkata-based industrialist R P Goenka and settle abroad. But Y, then26 years old, ignored his fathers advice that they could live like lordsin Switzerland with the money. With help from his mother Dina andmentors such as J R D Tata, Y began by garnering 11 per cent of thecompany shares and went on to persuade the employees to pool theirsavings and buy shares to prevent the sale. The ploy worked and X,forced to abandon the sale, retired a few years later to be succeededas chairman by his son Y.Who is Y ?
Round 2 Q-6 Answer Y - Nulsi Wadia Z - Bombay Dyeing X - Nevellie Wadia
Round 2 Q-7Founder of Silicon Valley companiesMahati (a visual effects company) andGalvanon (Acquired by NCR) was inKollywood news last year.How do we know him as?
Round 2 Q - 11James Wilson, the founder of TheEconomist, founding director ofStandard Chartered Bank is bestremembered in India for other reason.What is it?
Round 2 Q - 11 Answer150 years ago, he gave India’s firstBudget Speech, in his capacity asFinance Member of the IndiaCouncil that advised the Viceroy ofIndia.
Round 2 Q - 12How is Richard Madley associatedwith Indian sports?
Round 2 Q - 12 AnswerThe Famous British auctioneer whoconducts players’ auction for IPL everyyear.
Round 2 Q - 13Little Cumbrae, a Scottish isle wasbought recently for about £2 million byScottish couple Sam and SunitaPoddar and gifted to X, a superstar inhis field. His NPO will turn over at least£20 million this year. Name X.
Round 2 Q - 14At first X approached Y to give him a slot to starthis business. X recalls that he couldnt get anappointment with Y and was directed to a juniorexecutive who rejected his proposal, saying itwouldnt work as there wasnt a big enough market.Perseverance paid and 18 years hence, X runs theIndias most valuable listed company in theirbusiness.Identify X and Y.
Round 2 Q - 15The share of EDC (Energy DevelopmentCompany), which was trading around Rs81 on the BSE on January 11, fell 25 percent and closed at Rs 60 on January 29.With which recent hot political news willyou associate this?
Round 2 Q - 15 AnswerSamajwadi Party (SP) removing AmarSingh from the party. EDC is the companypromoted by Amar Singh.
Round 3 Q -1 Answer• Kodak Theatre – Venue for Oscar Awards• Brownie – Famous cameras from Kodak• Steve McCurry used Kodachrome for his well-known 1984 portrait ofSharbat Gula, the "Afghan Girl" for the National Geographic magazine• KODAK KAI-0371 Image Sensors served as the “eyes” of theSojourner Rover that first traveled on the surface of Mars
Round 3 Q -2 Answer C.Sivasankaran of Siva Ventures• Sterling Computers (now Sterling Infotech) from Robert Amritraj,father of the Indian tennis star, Vijay Amritraj, in the 80s.• Started Aircel in Tamilnadu – Dhoni is the Brand Ambassador forAircel• UK Currency – Pound Sterling• Aiwo – Health Food chain started by Sivasankaran• Amby Valley – Holds a stake of 49 % in Amby Valley
Round 3 Q -3 Answer Bofors Scandal• Alfred Nobel – Famous Owner of Bofors Company from 1894 until hisdeath in 1896• The Reporter Chitra Subramanian of THE HINDU obtained the privatediary of Bofors MD. THE HINDU was the first to burst the scandal.• Edvige Antonia Albina Maino – Original name of Sonia Gandhi• Indian Airlines – Rajiv Gandhi once worked as Pilot with IndianAirlines• Eni – Quattrocchi came to India as the representative of Italian Oiland Gas Firm ENI
Round 3 Q-4 Answer• Actual Image of Mont Blanc Location• Anil Kapoor – Brand Ambassador for Mont Blanc in India• Mont Blanc recently released special collection pen to mark theGandhi’s Dandi March• Delhi – 6 – Chandni Chowk Area – Red Fort : Sonam Kapoor alsofeatures in the Mont Blanc ad with her father Anil Kapoor.
Round 3 Q-5 Answer• Saravana Stores was the inspiration to start BIG BAZAAR• BRIC Nations – Roopa Purushothaman –Co-author of this reportwas an employee of Future Group• Anil Kumble – Once endorsed “ INDIGO NATION ” – the brandowned by Future Group• Carrefour logo – JV with future group
Round 3Audience !!Here is your chance to win exciting prizes !!
Round 3 Audience - 1 Answer• Old logo of Deutsche Bank• Twin Towers Head Quarters of Deutsche Bank,Frankfurt , Germany• Sania Mirza and Sunil Gavaskar have endorsedDeutsche Bank cards in India• Gateway of India - Appears in their printadvertisements
Round 3 Audience - 2 Answer Vinod Dham• Vinod Dham – Worked for NCR and AMD ( Vishwanathan Anand is thebrand ambassador for AMD ). Father of Pentium Chip.• He was on the board of ISB, Hyderabad and Satyam Computers• Currently he is heading a company called “ Silicon Spice ”
Rapid Fire RoundGround Rules Identify the logos and Personalities Open to all 5 teams on stage Total time : 45 secs Total no of questions : 15 2 points for every correct answerAnswer to be written on the answer sheet Quiz Master’s decision is final