Sunday, August 28, 2011

TATA CRUCIBLE JAMSHEDPUR EDITION 2011


Being a Sunday the event saw a good turnout with over 120 teams participating.
The quiz started at 11 with pickbrain emphasing the power of "one" Refering to Anna Hazare .
  Extoling the Tatas he made a point there .Tata Crucible is one mega Jamboree for quizzers where they earn quality prizes and goodies without even shelving off a penny.Spare a thought and contribute for the Tata Cancer foundation hospital . The prelims Questions were comparatively easier than last years.
  The cut off was very high.
6 teams on stage 1 Team from Jusco,1 from Tata Motors, 4 from Tata Steel. ( Fortunately I was there too with my teammate Abhishek Padhye. We scored 17/20)
          Winning team was from Tata Steel,the team of Mr.Sidhharth and Mr.Amit and runners up were the very consistent Runners-UP Mr.Nirmal and Mohit from Tata Steel 3rd spot was a tie between Tata Motors and Tata Steel.


Ladies and Gentlemen..Put yours hands together and take a dekko at  the questions below!!



1) X set up Vidya Bharati Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, an educational institute which runs a chain of schools and colleges in Western India.Which female Indian citizen?
2)     Which  brand  has launched a merchandise  called SUBSTORE?
3)      With which company would you associate ANTRIX (controversial in the last year)?
4)     What is this


5)For which entity is ANAND famous?
6)Which brand of shoes was common for Pele,Lothat Matheus,Diego Maradona?
7) What  was introduced by French engineer Louis Réard and fashion designer Jacques Heim in Paris in 1946?Named after an Island.
8)


9) An Italian brand of scooter manufactured by Piaggio. The
It  has evolved from a single model motor scooter manufactured in 1946 by Piaggio & Co. S.p.A. of Pontedera, Italy—to a full line of scooters and one of seven companies today owned by Piaggio—now Europe's largest manufacturer of two-wheeled vehicles and the world's fourth largest motorcycle manufacturer by unit sales
10)Which metal gets its name from the roman God of trade?
11)What analysis was named after this Italian gentleman?


12) Which game means “number place” ?
13) Ownership has changed many times, past owners including the Scottish publisher A & C Black, Horace Everett Hooper,Sears Roebuck and William Benton. The present owner of this Encyclopædia. is Jacqui Safra, a Swiss billionaire and actor.
14)Who is psephologist?
15) Yahoo mail logo? 
16)What is a Japanese for “FAIL SAFE”?
17)Tiger Airlines is a part of which airlines?
18)He was a Scottish-American industrialist, businessman, and entrepreneur who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the most important philanthropists of his era.
Also founded a famous institution.
19)

Google doodle for what?
Answers:
     1 pratibha patil   2 Subway     3 ISRO     4 Android     5 AMUL     6 Puma     7 Bikini     8 Ingvar Kamprad   9 vespa     10 mercury     11 Pareto     12 sudoku     13 Brittanica     14 election results analyser 15 LIAM     16 pokayoke   17 singapore airlines   18 Andrew Carnegie   19 Jules Verne    


Some questions asked in the Finals
1)which place witnessed fall in real estate prices and was named after Major James Abbott?
2)Only LUX model to become a Chief Minister?
3) Who was born as Rama Krishna in Haryana and started Patanjali Life Sciences?
4) 
In whose honour ? This person has a company named after him?


5)
John Harmsworth designed something in distinctive green bottles. The shape was that of the Indian clubs Harmsworth used for exercise.What?

6)THE face was airbrushed.Which first male model of Christian Dior?
7)Which unlikely agency designed this game for kids





8)which brand?
9)Connect of FIREFOX
10)Connect on RBI governors
11)Connect on Mobile Operating systems
12)connect on ITC products
13)connect on apple
14)connect on AR Rahman
15)What new product is TVS King?
16)which brand gets its name from sandal and turmeric?
Answers:
     1) Abbottabad 2) Jayalalitha 3) Ramdev Baba 4) Chase of JPMC 5) Perrier 6) zenedine zidane 7) NASA 8) Godiva 15) 3 wheeler 16) Santoor
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