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MINDSWEEP 2012 | Quiz Info

MINDSWEEP 2012

It is with pleasure that we announce the inaugural edition of KQA’s International Solo Championship, titled MindSweep.

We have confirmations from the United Kingdom and the United States, and a few more countries will probably participate.

Mindsweep will be held during the weekend comprising Saturday, 7 January and Sunday 8 January 2012.

The quiz will require participants to answer 200 questions–in two sessions of 60 minutes each with a 30 minute break between sessions for corrections. Please register in advance using the form on this page.

The quiz is split into 10 sections of 20 questions each and is set by Dibyendu Das, Kiran Vijayakumar and Arul Mani.

  1. The Arts: Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Design, Architecture, Installation Art, Dance, Theatre
  2. Science and Tech: Concepts in the Sciences, History and Philosophy of Science, History of Technology, The Environment, Astronomy, Medicine, Inter-disciplinary work, Popular Science Writing
  3. Literature: Poetry, Literary Fiction, Non-Fiction, Drama, Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels, Critics, Literary History, Translation
  4. Social Sciences: History, Anthropology, Cultural Studies/Social History, History of Ideas, Economics,The Philosophers
  5. Business: Brands, Fashion, Business History, Advertising
  6. Sports and Leisure: Sporting History, Games, Television, Gaming, Sports-Writing, Sports-Coverage, Hobbies–Collecting, Gardening, Fan-communities, The Internet
  7. Cinema: Hollywood, National Cinemas, World Cinema, Film Genres, Film-Technology, Film-language, Cinema & Society. Film-writing
  8. Music: Instruments, Performers, Genre Music, World Music, Tech Innovations, Music-magazines, Music industry, Music-journalism
  9. Food & Drink: From all over the world.
  10. Connections

Weekly Wrap-Up: BQC! Tata Crucible Controversy, TCS IT Wiz, Brands, Questions & More

Live Quiz Update: BQC IS BACK!! READ NOW!!

 

Quiz Updates

The Tata Crucible Updates!!

The Tata Crucible has kicked off in style and Quizzing.in as usual have covered all the cities’ questions for our readers.

Kochi was the most interesting start with Malayala Manorama winning the Kochi Edition comfortably followed by Swadisht Foods, who later got into controversy of mixed team allegations (Follow the allegation chain here) We were also aided by FACT’s Anil Raghavan who provided us the Kochi Finals questions as well

The Crucible juggernaut then went into Coimbatore where Chennai Silks won the contest for the third time in a row and were very unfortunately dragged into a mixed team controversy by one Mr ‘Honest Quizzer’ – These ‘controversies’ are now being checked by the Tata Crucible team.

The Tata Crucible then moved into Nagpur where AIMA quiz hosts – SPS Jaggi & Chandrashekhar had a thumping win representing Bhilai Steel Plant

 

TCS IT Wiz Updates!!

The Tatas & Greycaps seem to be totally caught up this month as they host the famed TCS IT Wiz for school students everytime they get a break from the Crucible.

The TCS IT Wiz rolled out in Bangalore with a lot of fanfare and St.Paul’s won the quiz followed Sri Kumaran’s CBSE. Questions from the prelims and Videos from the finals are available here

And while all this happens in the offline Quizzing World, over 500 people have played The Bollywood Quiz and are waiting for more!! Have you participated yet? If not, do NOW and win prizes!!

Beyond Quiz -zing

And as the days pass by , the Brand Section gets more and more data flowing in .

This week we saw how the brands Smirnoff, Guiness and Johnnie Walker are connected to Diageo? Is Bacardi also linked to Diageo- Find out..

We then followed the Goldman Sachs history from its rise to its fall. From Finance, we jumped to FMCG where we discussed Kraft Foods and its subsidiary Cadbury’s

 

And in the midst of all this, we have some Quizzes coming up across the country

Although restricted to college students, The Illuminati Quiz will make the students from Kerala wrack their brains on August 6th while IIFT Kolkata will do that through InQuizition on 13th.

The Corporates in Bangalore will have a chance to battle the rest in Corporate Classroom- A Concern India Foundation Quiz

While QuizWorks will rev Mahindra AQ’s gears in 20 cities across the country for college students!

This is ofcourse to add to the Tata Crucible for Corporates , TCS IT Wiz for Schools and the  Mahindra Auto Quiz for Campus Students

And to end on an interactive note- some questions from the Quizzing.in Facebook Page

1)      Hero Honda has roped in which Bollywood director to direct a series of commercials as part of the company’s new corporate identity?

2)      This product was marketed under the brand name Luxor. This product was produced by Chesebrough Manufacturing Company until it was bought by the Unilever company.The founder of this product named it from the German language word from water and Greek language word for oil.This product is making news these days fro all the wrong reasons in the ongoing India-England Test series. Identify the product??

3)      PVH Corp (earlier Phillip Van Heusen) has agreed to buy the Indian rights of Tommy Hilfiger from whom?

4)      After the launch of its new model, which car is being advertised as ‘India drive khulke’

For clarifications, suggestions & feedback ,  feel free to mail us at info@quizzing.in

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Apple – World's most valuable brand

The iPad craze has catapulted Apple to the world’s most valuable brand, toppling Google, according a study of the global brands Monday.

Facebook is the world’s fastest growing brand, up 246 percent from last year, according to the study by Millward Brown, a global brands agency.

Thanks to the iPad sales, Apple’s brand value jumped by 84 percent to $153.2 billion whereas Google slipped two percent to stand at $111.5 billion, says Millward Brown’s 2011 BrandZ study.

IBM, McDonald’s and Microsoft are at number three, four and five among the world’s five most valuable brands, according to the study.

At number six, Coca Cola brand is valued at $73.8 billion, followed by AT&T at $69.9 billion.

Marlboro is at number eight ($67.5 billion) and China Mobile at number nine ($57.3 billion).

General Electric (GE) rounds off the list of the world’s top 10 brands with a value of $50.3 billion.

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