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Tata Crucible 2012 | Campus Edition

TATA CRUCIBLE

 

Update 1: You can now Practice for the Tata Crucible Quizzes here. We’re uploading a new set everyday! Participate and learn everyday

Update 2:  Quizzing.in is now offering a Rs 300 cash voucher for every Tata Crucible (Campus 2012)  review with questions sent to us . So, if you wish to review one of the upcoming cities, register with us now. Email us at priyanka@quizzing.in

 

Tata Crucible 2012

The biggest Business Quiz for Students is back! 24 cities – 24 champions – 1 National Champion.

Not only is the Tata Crucible a chance to be crowned the Best Business Quizzers in the country but also a fantastic platform to monetize your year long preparations. The Tata Crucible Campus Edition , now in its 8th year, will be hosted by quizmaster Giri Pickbrain Balasubramaniam and will be spread over 50 days!

Rules for the year remain almost the same as the previous years with clearer indications for teams from colleges where there are no centres (participate in the closest centre by geographical distance and all teams from the same college must participate at one centre)

But as usual what surprises us is no action being taken on Professional courses like ICAI and ICWA. Its just unfair to the students of ICAI that they have to hear the brickbats of a 1000 students!!

Coming to the more important details-

 

19-Feb-12 : Jamshedpur – Ankit & Deepanjab from XLRI . Tata Crucible Campus Jamshedpur Review and Questions here

23-Feb-12 :Nagpur – Ashik and Vikram from VNIT win the Nagpur Round

25-Feb-12 : Trichy – Anand Babu & Vignesh from BIM Trichy. Tata Crucible Campus Trichy Review and Questions here

26-Feb-12: Coimbatore: Madanish & Siddhartha from IIM-K. Tata Crucible Campus Coimbatore Review and Questions here

28-Feb-12 : Friday : Hyderabad 2pm  Taj Deccan Road No.1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

1-Mar-12 : Thursday : Bhubaneswar 2pm May Fair Convention Centre Jaydev Vihar, Bhubaneswar

3-Mar-12 : Saturday: Bangalore 2pm  NIMHANS Hosur Road, Bangalore

4-Mar-12: Sunday: Chennai 1pm Vivanta by Taj – Connemara Binny Road, Chennai.

6-Mar-12 : Manipal : Chaitanya and Samarth from NIT-Surathkal . Tata Crucible Review and Questions from Manipal here

09-Mar-12: Friday : Cochin 1.30pm  The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive, Ernakulam

13-Mar-12 : Tuesday : Amritsar 2pm onwards Art Gallery M M Malviya Road, Amritsar

14-Mar-12 :Wednesday : Chandigarh 2pm  Punjab University Law College Auditorium

15-Mar-12 : Thursday : Rohtak 2pm  Tagore Auditorium MDU Campus, Rohtak

18-Mar-12: Sunday : Guwhati 2pm Indian Institute of Technology – IIT Campus Guwahati – 781 039.

20-Mar-12 : Tuesday: Jaipur 2pm Vidyashram (Maharana Pratap Auditorium), Opp.Daini Bhaskar, Malaviya Nagar

23-Mar-12- Friday : Goa 2pm National Institute of Oceanography, Cardium Auditorium Dona Paula, Goa

24-Mar-12 – Saturday : Mumbai 2pm Y B Chavan Auditorium Nariman Point, Mumbai

25-Mar-12 – Sunday : Pune 2pm  Balaji Institute of Management Wakad, Pune

27-Mar-12 – Tuesday :Indore 2pm University Campus DAVV Auditorium, Khandwa Road, Indore

29-Mar-12 – Thursday : Ahmedabad 4pm IIM – Indian Institute of Management (Ravi Mathai Hall), IIMA

31-Mar-12 – Saturday : Delhi 1pm Taj Mahal Palace Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi.

1-Apr-12 – Sunday : Lucknow 2pm Taj Residency Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

2-Apr-12 – Monday : Patna 2pm Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir

6-Apr-12 – Friday : Kolkata 4pm Kala Mandir 48, Theatre Road, Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata – 700017

But worried you aren’t prepared yet? Participate in some of the older Tata Crucible quizzes and find out how you do here.

Or browse through the Question Bank of Questions from the last 6 years of Tata Crucible here! 

Some questions from last few years Tata Crucible quizzes:

1. Which financial giant owns majority stake in LEGOLAND under its Merlin Entertainment brand?

Ans- Black stone

2. Famous Slogan by American criminal GARY GILMORE before he was executed in1977?

Ans- Just Do It

3. HARD ROCK café motto “love all serve all” is based on whom?

Ans- Satya Sai Baba

4. Blue print of Indian budget is called what? (White paper/blue sheet/red sheet)

Ans-Blue sheet

5-SIMPLY FLY written by whom?

Ans- Captain Gopinath

6- He is credited with the modernization and computerization of Indian Railways. Name the personality? Launched Shatabdi Express too!

Ans- Madhav Rao Scindia

7-SoundJam which was acquired by Apple was relaunched as what?

Ans- iTunes

8- Elizabeth Hurley is associated with which cosmetics brand that awarded her the first modeling job at the age of 29?

Ans- Estee Lauder 

9- From where (city) was the first FM radio Service started in India?

10- ‘Blyk’ is a mobile messaging media service targeted at the youth. Which cellular operator provides the service in India?

11- ‘Sure’ in UK, ‘Shield’ in SouthAfrica, ‘Reward’ in Nigeria. How do we know it in India?

12- What was unveiled by Steve Ballmer on May 28, 2009 at the “All things digital Conference’ in San Diegeo?

13- Who owns ‘Instone’ nutritional supplements & also editor of the men’s magazine ‘Sly’?

14- Small car manufacturer ‘Daihatsu’ is owned by which company?

15- Which business house based in Kerala was started by Ninan Mathai & M. George in 1887?

16- Which Malaysia based airliner headed by Tony Fernandes is Asia’s largest low-cost no frills carrier?

17 - Founded in 1783 in Geneva & named after its founder who was a jeweler & amateur scientist. He invented the Geneva system for producing pure bottled water through Carbonization. Identify the brand.

18 - Which venture started as “Indian Ahoy’ a site which is still used to attract high leisure travelers from overseas? But later it was rechristened to better suit the Indian market.

New to Tata Crucible?? Learn How to Prepare for Tata Crucible here

ExQuiZite | Chrysalis 2012

Loyola Institute of Business Administration(LIBA),Chennai proudly presents Exquizite 2012.This edition of Exquizite is hosted by Mr.Gautam Bose,CEO,Greycells.Exquizite is open to teams from both B-School and Corporate world.First prize is Rs.40000.Second prize – Rs.20000.Register your team by sending your team details to exquizite.liba@gmail.com . For further information visithttp://libachrysalis.com/events/exquzite/

Kurukshetra '12 | Quiz Schedule

College of Engineering, Guindy’s
techno-management festival ‘Kurukshetra’ will be having four quizzes this year. The
timings and schedule are as follows :

K! SciTech Quiz  - Inter-collegiate. Teams of 3. Mixed Teams allowed
February 2nd (Thursday). Prelims at 12 noon.
Prize money of over INR 20,000.

K! Biz Quiz – College – Inter-collegiate. Teams of 2. Mixed teams allowed.
February 3rd (Friday). Prelims at 5 pm.
Around INR 30,000 up for grabs.

K! Biz Quiz – Corporate – Teams of 2. Mixed teams allowed.
Registration fee of Rs. 500 per team.
February 4th (Saturday). Prelims at 2.30 pm.
Around INR 40,000 up for grabs.

K! Open Quiz – Teams of 3. Registration fee of Rs. 50 per team.
February 4th (Saturday). Prelims at 6 pm.
Prize money over INR 40,000.

Contact : 9003925929 – Rohit. S

More details: http://kurukshetra.org.in/2012/#!/Home.k

SRM Milan General College Quiz

Quiz: SRM Milan General College Quiz

Open to : College Students – Teams of 2. Mixed teams allowed

Prelims of 30 Questions. Followed by Finals. 8 teams in finals.

Date: 31st Jan 12. 

Time: 9:15 A.M.

Venue: Mini Hall I (Tech Park Campus), SRM University, Kattankalathur.

Registrations on Spot.

Prizes: 4k + 2k (for now).

For more details

Contact:
Hari: 8807617847
Ashwin: 9940659034

Pragyan Open Quiz

Deccan Chronicle presents Pragyan Open Quiz,the Curtain Raiser for the annual techno-management fest ‘Pragyan’ of National Institute of Technology, Trichy (NITT).

Its an Open quiz with no age restriction. Schools, Colleges and corporates are all welcome.

Total Prize money worth INR 100,000.With Prizes for Best School Team, Best college Team, Best corporate Team, Most creative Team name you can be sure to be among the prizes

Venue: IIT Madras,Student Activity Centre

Date:January 29th 2012 

India Unplugged 2012

India Unplugged 2012

Date: 26-Jan-2012 ( 09: 30 am)

Venue: Tattvaloka Auditorium, Alwarpet, Chennai

Register online: http://www.iql.co.in 

GLIM Chennai Quiz Event | Quiz Info

GLIM Chennai Quiz Event

Online Prelims: 7th January from 22.00 hrs to 22.40 hrs.

Top Six teams will qualify for the on-campus finals on 20th January.

Top three teams from the PG management schools and Top three from the Corporates.

Quizmaster: Gautam Bose

Rules:

  • Open Quiz.
  • PG management students and members of the corporate community are welcome to participate.
  • Cross corporate teams are allowed.
  • For the student teams both the members need to be from the same institution.
Online registration is essential and registration closes on 5th of January.

CEAT Open Quiz 2012 | Quiz Info

The CEAT Open Quiz, 2012 is back!

Date: Jan 26th 2012.

City: Chennai

Venue: Tapovan Hall, Chinmaya Heritage Centre, No.2, 13th Avenue,
Harrington Road, Chetput.
Time: Be seated by 2:30 PM. Prelims will begin at 3:00 PM. Quiz will be over by 7:30 pm.
Finals: 4:45 PM (Top 8 teams from the prelims make it to the finals).

No registrations required.

 

Format:

  • Open quiz for teams of 3 or less.
  • CASH prizes for all finalists!
    • 1st Prize: Rs. 18,000
    • 2nd Prize: Rs. 15,000
    • 3rd Prize: Rs. 12,000
  • Remaining finalists will get Rs.1500 per team.
  • Best College Team & Best School Team Prizes

Quiz Research: Gopal Kidao, Diwakar Pingle & Rajiv Rai.

The IITM Open Quiz

The IITM Open Quiz

The earth is no longer young, and Sachin no longer has the highest ODI score.
The times are-a changing, but few things remain. Of them, none can be more exciting than the IIT Madras Open Quiz.

That’s right, the IIT Madras Open Quiz is back!!!

The uncharted forests of Adyar once again await your arrival, eagerly anticipating some high voltage quizzing action. Having witnessed a footfall of over 1500 quizzers last year, the IIT Madras Open Quiz promises to be bigger, and better this year!!

So ladies and gentlemen, the stage is set. If you think you know a thing or two about quizzing, find your way to said forest on the 8th of January 2012. May the Force be with you.

Mark your calendars, the kelvi-veri begins. . .

Date : 8 Jan, 2012
Time:  1:30 PM
Venue : Students Activities’ Center, IITMadras

The IITM Open Quiz | Quiz Info

The IITM Open Quiz

The earth is no longer young, and Sachin no longer has the highest ODI score.
The times are-a changing, but few things remain. Of them, none can be more exciting than the IIT Madras Open Quiz.

That’s right, the IIT Madras Open Quiz is back!!!

The uncharted forests of Adyar once again await your arrival, eagerly anticipating some high voltage quizzing action. Having witnessed a footfall of over 1500 quizzers last year, the IIT Madras Open Quiz promises to be bigger, and better this year!!

The IITM Open Quiz is renowned for witnessing participation from the best in the business, including representation from almost every major quizzing circle in South India. The quiz is known for its challenging questions and saw the inception of the Long Visual Connect (LVC), a staple component of any quiz today. The standard of the quiz is a testament to the long-standing quizzing culture on campus. For years, The Open Quiz, hosted in the pristine campus of IIT Madras, has enthralled school-goers, college students, professionals and families alike.

So ladies and gentlemen, the stage is set. If you think you know a thing or two about quizzing, find your way to said forest on the 8th of January 2012. May the Force be with you.

Mark your calendars, the kelvi-veri begins. . .

Date : 8 Jan, 2012
Time:  1:30 PM
Venue : Students Activities’ Center, IIT-Madras.

MEGA-WHATS 2011

MEGA-WHATS 2011

The third edition of Mega-Whats, KQA’s National Open Quizzing Championship will be held on December 11, 2011.

The quiz will be held across thirteen cities simultaneously. Apart from Bangalore, we have confirmations from Chennai, Guwahati, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Mysore, New Delhi, Pune, Thrissur, and Thiruvananthapuram.

Venues in each city are listed here: http://kqaquizzes.org/2011/11/29/mega-whats-2011-venues/

UPDATE: Online registrations are now closed. You can register on-the-spot at the venue.

View the list of registered teams.

The details:

Date: Sunday, 11 December 2011

General quiz, open to all.

Teams of FOUR members (or less).

Prior registration is essential.

To register, please use the form on this page.

Please provide the names of the four people who comprise your team; also indicate whether you are taking part in the school, college or open categories

Registrations will close on Tuesday 6th December 2011. City co-ordinators will allow entries after the cut-off date at their discretion.

Please note that the quizzing community in your city may charge an entry fee to meet venue and equipment hire expenses.

The school category is open only to teams comprising students from Std. VIII-X

School teams ( Std. VIII-X) are allowed free entry. A school may field ONE team.

Please report by 1430hrs at the venue in your city. Since we need to ensure a coordinated start nationwide, the quiz will start at 1500hrs sharp. The doors will be closed five minutes before we begin.

Contesting teams will answer in writing a quiz of six sections and about sixty questions, inclusive of audios, videos and visuals.

Answers and scores will be announced immediately after the event–prizes will be given out for Best School Team, Best College Team, and Best Open Team.

The prizes aren’t small–they are insignificant.

We will rank the top 100 teams across the country–this list will go up by the 25th of December.

The rankings will be announced after adjudication. The decision of the quiz-masters will be final and binding on all participants.

The city-winners will face off in June 2012 as part of the KQA 29th Anniversary.

For more details, please call Arul Mani at 097312-14519.

TIME Aqua Regia | Chennai Review

Triumphant Institute of Management Education (T.I.M.E) Pvt. conducted Aqua Regia, India’s largest science quiz for school students across the country. The Chennai regional finals for the quiz were held in the city recently in which about 250 teams from different schools across the city participated. Unnikrishnan Nair and Arvind S. Mohan from PSBB Nungambakkam won the city finals, while V. Thejas and S. Krishna from PS Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, and Vignesh Manoharan and R. Praneeth Srivanth from Modern Senior Secondary School, Nanganallur, were the first and second runner-ups respectively. Haseeb Khan T. and Rohith KMS from Lisieux won the regional finals of the quiz.

Source: The Hindu

AIMA – 12th National Management Quiz for Corporates

Live Free Inter-School Competition | IJM,Chennai

QuizWorks in association with International Justice Mission will host a General Quiz for School students of Class 10/11/12 on 16th November 2011 at National Museum Auditorium,Chennai. (Teams of 2)

The Quiz will be general with questions on Human Rights and Bonded Labour.

Atul Chandra from QuizWorks will host the event.

For any details please contact Mr Bekel: +91 9003045314

Corporate Quiz | Crescita '11

Quiz: Corporate Quiz

Flavour: Business Quiz

Fest:  Crescita ’11

Host: BIM, Trichy

Date: 19th November 2011

Open to: Corporates- Teams of 2 (Mixed Corporates allowed)

Quizmaster: Barry O Brien

Venue: Hotel Accord Metropolitan, Chennai

For more details:

Joy Malakar
Email: crescita.speaker@gmail.com
Mobile: 9840480473

Techfest National Open Quiz

Techfest National Open Quiz

http://www.facebook.com/v/10150408161935390

Crucifying the charm that corporate quizzing has taken away from college quizzes, we come back with the largest inter-institutional quiz in India with 7 city-centers and a staggering prize money of INR 1,00,000 for the winners.We bring back to you the only chance to crown your college as the champion of quizzing in India.

Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Guwahati, Ahmedabad and our very own Mumbai.

 

Every city makes its own claim but we shall decide who can retain its fame.

City Center
Pune College of Engineering, Pune            15th October
Ahmedabad Indian Institute of Management          18th October
Delhi St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University 22nd October
Guwahati Cotton College                        30th October
Chennai Dr. M. G. R. University               1st November
Hyderabad Indian School of Business              3rd November
Mumbai Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay  6th November

 

The city rounds shall be held across the 7 cities in the months October-November and the winning team from every city shall be given an all-expense-paid trip to Mumbai to take part in the Grand Finale held during Techfest from 6th-8th January. Come January and the stage shall be set to decide the master from among the best. Techfest National Open Quiz Grand Finale with a cash prize of INR 1,00,000.
Overall prizes worth INR 2,00,000.

For further queries contact:

Rohan Khadatkar 
Manager, Events
rohan.k@techfest.org
Ph. +91 98901 06884
Shashwat Shukla 
Manager, Events
shukla.shashwat@techfest.org
Ph. +91 99208 99445

 

Techfest National Open Quiz : Quizmaster

 

Rohit Nair, the young and popular Quizmaster, has hosted numerous quiz shows including multi city quiz events for Mahindra, Government of Karnataka, IBM among others. His distinctive style, humour and passion make his quiz shows memorable. Co-founder of Quizworks, he heads the Content Architecture, New Service Design and Online Initiatives there. Much admired by the youth, he is also a national winner of the Young Leader contest hosted by Career Launcher. His brain child Quizzing.in is the most visited quiz blog in India.

Techfest National Open Quiz Rules

 

Techfest 2011-12 shall host the Techfest National Open Quiz which shall be open to all students from class 9 onwards. The quiz is strictly to students only.
For complete Rules & Regulations , visit the Official Techfest National Open Quiz Page here

 

Register NOW for the Techfest National Open Quiz here

Quizzes at Shaastra

Shaastra, the annual technical festival of IIT Madras will be held between September 29th and October 2nd, 2011. This time at Shaastra, we have three quizzes lined up for the tech – enthusiasts.

Shaastra Main Quiz: One of the biggest college sci-tech quizzes in the country.
Prelims on September 30th, 10 AM
Prize money – Rs. 18000.
Teams of three or less

How Things Work: (Sponsored by VMWare) An avenue to explore the astounding world of science.
Prelims on October 1st, 1PM
Prize Money – Rs.13500
Teams of three or less.

Auto Quiz: A quiz on everything related to automobiles.
Prelims on October 1st, 10 AM
Prize money – Rs. 9000
Teams of two

For further details about quizzes and Shaastra, visit www.shaastra.org

Attractive audience prizes to be won as well!

For queries, contact - shaastramainquiz@shaastra.orghowthingswork@shaastra.orgautoquiz@shaastra.org

Brand Equity Questions 2011- Chennai Edition

Brand Equity Questions 2011- Chennai Edition

In its 20th year, the Brand Equity Quiz went classic with a complete blast from the past inspired by old ads! The 2011 edition kicked off with Chennai. This year finalists were provided with smartphones to google answers in the first round! In the end, CRISIL won the quiz and will represent Chennai in the National Finals !

You can follow the action of Brand Equity in all other cities here

But for now, the questions

Brand Equity Questions – Chennai 2011 Prelims

1.            Blinding edge picture Indian origin director in Hollywood owns it ? MN Shyamalan

2.            What was created to promote Catalina swimsuits ? Miss Universe Contest

3.            What is the maximum amount that can be sent on a single telegraphic transfer is it 1000 2000 5000 10000? 5000

4.            Most sold car in India in 2010 – Santro  Figo  Alto? Alto

5.            What in spore is solund under the name thosai ? Dosa

6.            What is the motif on the chola kingdom coins ? Tiger

7.            St Andrew , Kelvin , Onassis & Victoria are ways to tie what – Bandana , Tie , G String, Shoe lace? Tie

8.            Which country received the second largest spasm in 2010 after US ? India

9.            Cricketer nicknamed punter? Ponting

10.          If you are using oyster card for local travel which country will you be traveling – Kolkata, London, Melbourne, Delhi? London

11.          USD 9 billion has been spent to eradicate which disease and which still cost 1 billion yearly – Polio , Malaria , Influenza? Polio

12.          Which queen asked MF Hussain to paint 99 arab conversation in canvas? Queen of Qatar

13.          National inventors day celebrated for whom in US? Edison

14.          INC president nephew of Karuppiah nadar worked in his textile business? Kamaraj

15.          Aish biggest paycheck ? Robot

16.          India ______ recycling sector has 9000 cr revenue & employs 3 million people – Glass , plastic , cowdung? Plastic

17.          In 2002 jobs.com was bought for $ 800,000 who bought it? Monster.com

18.          In I sakthisalt what does I stands for? Iodine

19.          Who gets ahigher salary rajya sabha mp or loksabha mp or is it equal? Both equal

20.          Whose followers are called the merrymen? Robinhood

21.          Logo of BCCI

22.          Poster of Mechanic? Jason Statham

23.          Where is Jules verne restaurant? Paris Eiffel tower

24.          Audio – Bryan Adams

25.          Audio – Bill gates

26.          What is the actual profession of Perry Mason? Lawyer

27.          Written is collaboration with MS Krishnan “The new age of innovation “was written by? CK Prahlad

28.          Who is the hindu god who is a maker of Ornaments ? Viswakarma

29.          ______ awaas yojana was started in 1985? Indira

30.          Firefox is name and has the resemblance to which animal ? Red Panda

Alos, find below some Brand Equity Questions from the Chennai Finals

Brand that says sweetest place on earth ? Hersheys
Latin word Augeo Auctus means to increase? Auction
Kadi, Jwala , Kashmiri are commercial name of a commodity? Mirchi
Connect between Current English Cricketer and Swarowski crystals? Graeme Swann and it’s the logo of swarowski

If you are participating in any other cities, we’re sure these questions will give you a heads up on the preparation required.

For those who want to have a look at the previous years’ Brand Equity questions, follow the links below

A thorough read through previous editions’ Brand Equity Questions will definitely give participants a good direction to prepare for their city finals.

And if you are not looking just for Brand Equity Questions but a good guide to Prepare for Business Quizzes and other business quizzes, you must read the 20,000+ downloads famous – A Definitive guide to prepare for a Business Quiz

And while you’re at preparation, previous Tata Crucible Questions would also help

Brand Equity Questions from the previous years.

Bustle 2011 – A Battle of Business

Bustle 2011 – A Battle of Business

Quizmaster: Mitesh Agarwal

Date: 24th September 2011 (2 pm)

Venue: GRT Grand Business Hotel, Chennai

Registration Fee: Rs 1200/- per team

For more details contact: Mousmi +91-9884718135

Bustle ’08 was quite an event. You can read more about it here

 

 

Aarush 2011 – Quizzes

SRM University’s techfest Aarush 2011 on September 9 2011.
1. Aarush Main Quiz
Topic : General
Participation is open to students from all colleges & schools.
Each team should comprise of a maximum of two members (the two members need NOT be from the same institution).
Date: 9th September, 2011
Time: 9 AM (Quiz starts at 10 AM but there is a lengthy registration process at the venue and the time that would one would take to walk from the registration stall to the Main Auditorium is huge. The registration process can be quickened if one registers online at the link provided below.)
For more details, please visit http://www.aaruush.net/highlights/#MainQuiz
2. Suit Up 
Topic : Business
Participation is open to students from all colleges & schools.
Each team should comprise of a maximum of two members (the two members need NOT be from the same institution).
Date: 9th September, 2011
Time: 2 PM (All registrations need to be done prior to this. Please arrange your itinerary accordingly. The registration process can be quickened if one registers online at the link provided below.)
For more details, please visit http://www.aaruush.net/events/magefficie/#SuitUp
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