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Here is a quiz for those in the Corporate community with a ¥en for quizzing. Take stock of your situation because the more points you earn the more you profit. Make sure you do not miss your share of the excitement. Bank on your knowledge and take interest in the quizmasters' questions because it will pay you rich dividends.

  • Will revolve around ads, marketing, corporate and management fundae
  • Prize money:
    First place : Rs. 10000/-
    Second place : Rs. 5000/-
    Third place : Rs. 3000/-
  • Teams of 3
  • Unlimited number of teams per company
  • Entry : Rs 500/- per team of 3
  • Prelims : Written
  • 6 teams qualify for the final
  • Date: Prelims: Sunday, 17th June, 2001 Finals: Sunday, 17th June, 2001
  • Time: Prelims: 3pm-4.30pm Finals: 5pm-8.30pm
  • Quizmaster(s) : Avinash H Mudaliar

    Here are some of the questions asked in the prelims last year. Please move your cursor over the word "Answer" to see the answer to a question.

    1) He discontinued his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1966 due to family pressures. In September 2000, he completed two major term papers to pick up the 22 credits required for graduation. Who?

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    2) Christopher Scholes and Carlos Glidon invented a machine to number the pages in books. They then attempted to extend the machine’s functions beyond numbers and took their idea to a firearms company that had fallen on hard times after the American Civil War. The company bought up the idea. Name the invention and the company.

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    3) What connects the transistor, the modular phone, and display on digital watches, Vitamin B1 and faint background radiation confirming the Big Bang?

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    4) The emblem of which car manufcturing firm had the "Star of David" as its logo?

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    5) What was introduced by a New Castle pharmacist in the year 1880, to answer the demand of the seamen visiting the port?

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    6) If Coke is the "Big Red", What is the "Big Red Zero"?

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    7) How have the names of Forrest Mars, Sr, and his associate Bruce Murrie been immortalised?

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    8) In 1895 he drove in the Paris-Bordeaux race. He had to change the tyres twenty two times over the 1200 km long route. Who was this person?

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    9) Who have their head offices at 3E, Park Plaza, 71 Park Street, Calcutta-700016, West Bengal, India?

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    10) General Motors have phased out their oldest brand as part of downsizing efforts. Name the brand.

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