Round 1: Crosstalk
It was the regular crossword format round.
1. Which country has highest paid ministers?
2. Connect – Pele, Buffon, Maradona
3. I own own. Who said?
4. Kevin, Seamus, Ted and Otto created this. They wanted the name of the product to be 4 letters. Hence the name. It has been found to be equally popular with kids as well as adults.
5. In Chetan Bhagat’s novel “2 states”, X sees future in you. What is X? (How can chetan bhagat’s novel come in a biz quiz!!!)
6. “Stock market is a racket. Those stock market guys are crooked.” Who said?
7. Landis and Gyr have been acquired by this company. Name it.
8. Andrew Fluegelman coined this term after he wanted a particular distribution system.
3. Oprah Winfrey (for Oprah Winfrey Netowrks – OWN)
6. Al Capone
Round 2 – World in Capsule
1. Identify the advertiser.
2. Identify the trademarked logo from the world of music.
3. Identify the first guy.
4. Identify the company.
5. What is special about this place?
6. Identify this shareholder of a famous company
2. AC DC
3. Larry Sanger – Wikipedia’s other co-founder
4. Spark The Rise by Mahindra
5. This hotel is in Finland made completely out of ice which is created every year in winters and gets melted in summer.
6. Zynga the dog after whom the company is named
Round 3 – In Focus
1. Who is the author of the book “blink”?
2. Which celebrity owns Boy ToyInc.
3. Which apparel company was created by Donald Fischer?
4. Who owns IMDB?
1. Malcolm Gladwell
Round 4 – Line of Thought
Connect to a company.
1. Adani – Logo of Welsupn, Wilmar and Gautam Adani
3. Coca cola
Round 5 – Different Strokes
Format was like – 3 hints will be given one after one which will connect to someone/some company. Points will reduce as next hint comes. 15 on first hint, 10 on second and 5 on third.
1. A. Founded in 1982 by Gary Hendrix with a National Science Foundation grant, it was originally focused on artificial intelligence-related projects.
B. James Gross sued it for scareware alerts
2. A. Giridhari Das – president of Iskcon used it to draw attention through this to spread Krishna consciousness
B. Its producers are Raine Maki, Harro Gronberg and Mikko Hakkinen.
3. A. I am founder of Navjyoti India Foundation and the India Vision Foundation
2. Angry Birds
3. Kiran Bedi