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Flare 2012 | Mind-Ripple


MINDRIPPLE  , the quiz club of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, brings you all in 4 Quizzes, as part of the annual techno-cultural festival of PDPU, FLARE 2012.

Get ready to tingle your rusty Grey matter, and prepare for the most outrageous quizzing quest you will ever come across. Wrack your brains, strengthen your reflexes, scratch your scalp, and hold your breath cause its going to be a really bumpy ride and of course there are attractive prizes on offer! 


The Quizzes planned are as follows :

1)   Magnate ~ The Biz & Tech Quiz  |  MINDRIPPLE 
    From the Bhatias to Mistrys, Apples to oil rigs, mergers to nanotechnology, bailouts to patents, our very own quizmasters have left no stone unturned to blow you off your mind ! The Business and Tech Quiz by Mind Ripple will reshape your BizTech perspective forever. The term magnate is used to describe an entrepreneur who has achieved wealth and prominence from a particular industry, we also have magnet as in the scientific term magnetism which takes care of the tech part,hence the name MAGNATE for our Biz and Tech Quiz!
QM’s from MINDRIPPLE 
NO Registration fees
Date:24th March 2012 (10 am to 1 pm)

2)   SPENT ~ Sports & Entertainment Quiz  |  MINDRIPPLE 
    Feel the adrenalin pumping, hearts racing, and await the chronicles to unfold. Eyes popping, Whats crackin’?Wait and watch as Mind Ripple bowls you over with the most anticipated, Sports and Entertainment Quiz. Spent has been coined with ‘SP’ for sport and ‘ENT’ for entertainment. But there is more than that meets the eye. All you movie buffs and sports freaks, Can you beat the heat ?
QM’s from MINDRIPPLE 
NO Registration fees
Date:24th March 2012 (2 pm to 5 pm)

3)  General Quiz  Mr. Kushan PatelEndeavor
   A  quiz that would practically cover everything. 
QM: Mr. Kushan Patel from Endeavor. 
NO Registration fees
Date:25th March 2012 (10 am to 1 pm)
4)  Math-O-Mania ~ The Maths Quiz  |  Kushal Shah & Jaimin Shah
   “It is easier to square the circle than to get around a mathematician”  –  Augustus de Morgan 
Maths can be fun too! Come participate in Math-O-Mania and we will be proved right! 
Quizmasters: Kushal and Jaimin.
Registration fees:Rs.30 per team
For more details please contact regarding Math-O-Mania:  Kushal shah: 7600390932Jaimin shah: 9662996089

Date:25th March 2012 (2 pm to 5 pm)

Rules

#Teams of 2(lone-wolf also allowed ) for all quizzes
# All the quizzes are open to all(school students,undergrads,postgrads,corporates and the mango people obviously)
#Don’t forget to carry an ID card(college/company/school/license or any other valid ID Card.)
#Register on the spot or send a mail to mind.ripple@pdpu.ac.in
#No registration fees(expect for Math-O-Mania which will have Rs.30 as the registration fee per team)
#Attractive Prizes on offer
#Prelims to be followed by finals
#Audience prizes on offer
#Quiz-master’s discretion would be final
#We would appreciate if carry you own pens!
#More details would be provided during the quizzes.

How well do you know the world you live in ? Ever cared to know ? 
Well folks what are you waiting for ?! Get those bags packed, brains wracked, bottoms smacked, and dash over to this insane Quiz Mania at FLARE 2012. Need we say more !?
History shall be made. The question is 
Will You Be There ?

For more details contact:
Rohan Desai-    +91-9998213303
Anmol Garg-     +91-9998264233

Or drop an email @:mindripple.pdpu@gmail.com
Check out Quizzing Corner under Techno Zone @ http://flare.pdpu.ac.in/
Find us on Facebook and Blogspot
Regards,

MINDRIPPLE 
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PDPU Open Quiz 2012

Mind Ripple, the official quiz club of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University is proud to present PDPU OPEN QUIZ 2012 to be held on 5th Feb at PDPU, Gandhinagar. The quiz will be conducted by Mr Kunal Savarkar. All school students, college students (UG and PG), corporates as well as general public is invited for the quiz. Prizes worth more than Rs 25,000/- will be on offer, with special prizes for the Best School team as well as the Best Female Team.


Registrations can be done in teams of 2 by sending a mail to mindripple.pdpu@gmail.com. On the spot registration can also be done.
Date  : 5th Feb, 2012
Time  : 10 am onwards
Venue : PDPU Auditorium, PDPU Campus, Raisan, Gandhinagar,Gujarat
Contact us
Anmol Garg – +919998264233

Horizon 2012 | Quiz Fest

This Horizon 2012, Rotaract Club of Nirma Institutes presents a plethora of quizzes to cater to the inquisitive spirit in you. With prizes worth overRs.40,000 in cash and kind at stake, this is an event you should not miss!  Here’s a look on what lies in store:-

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STUMPED!
The Sports Quiz
Get ready to be stumped by fascinating trivia from the world of sports!
QM: Aniket Khasgiwale [IIM-A]
Prizes worth Rs. 5,000

       Date: 10th February, 2012 | 1000-1300

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Aapnu Amdavad
The Ahmedabad Quiz
If you think you know everything about the enigma called Ahmedabad, think again…
QM: Siddharth Sheth

Prizes:

First Prize: Rs 1,500

Second Prize: Rs 1,000

Date: 10th February, 2012 | 1300-1430

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M.E.L.A

The Music, Entertainment Literature & Arts Quiz
Calling all connoisseurs of music, movies, television, literature and the arts!

QM: Mayank Mujumdar
Prizes worth Rs. 5,000

Date: 10th February, 2012 | 1500-1800

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Vyapaar
The Business Quiz
Flaunt your business acumen and brand awareness. Like a boss.
QM: Kaushik Subramanian [MICA]

Prizes worth Rs. 5,000

Date: 11th February, 2012 | 1000-1300
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Armageddon
The General Quiz

Test your mettle on all topics under the sun!

QM: Mayank Mujumdar
Prizes worth Rs. 10,000
Date: 11th February, 2012 | 1400-1700

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A lot of audience prizes in addition to the above mentioned!


Registration fees for the quizzes are as follows:

  • For Sports/ M.E.L.A/ Business : Rs 80 for a team of 2/3 per quiz
  • For General Quiz: Rs 100 for a team of 2/3
  • For Aapnu Amdavad: Rs 20 per person
  • For all the quizzes: Rs 300 for a team of 2/3

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    For any queries, contact
    Mayank +91-8866136544
Teams can register by either contacting the RCNI desk or by logging on to www.rcni.in. On-the-spot registrations also allowed on the day of the quiz. Cross-college teams allowed.
Hope to see you there!

Endeavor Presents MEGAMIND ’11 – A General Quiz. | Quiz Info

Megamind 2011

Endeavor Presents MEGAMIND ’11 – A General Quiz.

When: 23rd December ‘2011. 1:30 to 3:30 PMWho: Teams of 2 (Open to College Students Only, NO Entry Fees.)

Where: St. Xavier’s, Ahmadabad.

Obligatory Question: A British Naturalist’s wife gives her name to
State Bird of an East Indian State. However the Naturalist’s is
remembered in Indian politics. Who & Why?

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

Tata Crucible Campus 2011 Schedule

A 24 city Tata Crucible this year to reach out to a far greater student audience!! . Most new locations seem to be cities that have new IIMs/IITs . This is a great initiative by Tata Crucible to take Business Quizzing to the masses.

Have a look at the dates below. Updates questions and results as and when they happen.

First time to Tata Crucible?? Learn How to Prepare for Tata Crucible from the free Quizzing.in e-bookDownload Here

Questions from the various editions of  Tata Crucible (last five years) available here

The venues & timings can be found here

12th Feb – Trichy

13th Feb – Coimbatore

15th Feb – Manipal

16th Feb – Goa

25th Feb – Bhubaneshwar

26th Feb – Jamshedpur

28th Feb – Guwahati

4th Mar – Lucknow

5th Mar – Kolkata

6th Mar – Hyderabad

7th Mar – Nagpur

8th Mar – Indore

11th Mar- Amritsar

12th Mar – Chandigarh

13th Mar – Delhi

14th Mar – Rohtak

15th Mar – Ahmedabad

16th Mar – Jaipur

17th Mar – Bangalore

19th Mar – Review & Questions from TC Chennai here – GLIM, Chennai winners

22nd Mar – Review & Questions of TC Cochin Here – CoE, Tvm winners

27th Mar – Mumbai

28th Mar – Varanasi

31st Mar – Pune

National & International Final – TBA

The official Tata Crucible 2011 Campus Site here

First time to Tata Crucible?? Learn How to Prepare for Tata Crucible from the free Quizzing.in e-bookDownload Here

Questions from the various editions of  Tata Crucible (last five years) available here

Quizmos @ IMNU

Quiz: Quizmos

Host: Institute of Management, Nirma University

Date: 12th February 2011

Quizmaster: The Daily Grill

Open to: B-School Students

Official Site: http://richter10-imnu.com/event.php?id=108

For more details, contact: Devika Gupta – 9558929022

BizQuizitive @ Confluence '10

Quiz: BizQuizitive

Flavour: Business Quiz

Host: IIM-Ahmedabad

Date: 28th November 2010

Contact: Avinas- +91-9725525471

Champions ki Khoj

Champions ki Khoj is a 10 city event designed to celebrate the Commonwealth Games 2010 alongside the pre-Centenary celebrations of Central Bank of India


Quiz Partner: Quizworks

Open to UG/PG students, the event is open to students of select colleges in each city.

The tentative dates for the various cities are:

Mumbai: 9th September 2010

Delhi: 17th September 2010 – Shankar Lal Concert Hall, Vishvidalaya Marg, North Campus (Delhi Audi Map)

Kolkata: 19th September 2010 – Ashutosh Memorial Hall, Opp Chitaranjan Hospital, 92, SP Mukherjee Road, Kolkata-26 (Landmark: Near Bhawanipur Thana)

Ahmedabad: 21st September 2010 – J.B Auditorium, Ahmedabad Management Association, Opp IIM Vastrapur Road, Ahmedabad

Hyderabad: 24th September 2010- Muffakham jah  College of Engineering and Technology – Banjarahills Road no-3, Opp Times of India, Hyderabad

Pune: 26th September 2010 – Mahasainik Hall, Old Pune Solapur Road, National War Memorial, Ghorpadi, Pune

Jaipur: 28th September 2010- Maharani Girls College, Tonk Road, Jaipur

Bangalore: 5th October 2010 – Ambedkar Bhavan, Millers Road, Bangalore

Indore: 8th October 2010- Chamalidevi Institute of Technology and Management, Near Khandwa Toll Naka, Khandwa Road, Indore

Chandigarh: 16th October 2010- S.D College Sec-32 Chandigarh

Champions ki Khoj is A Quizworks Presentation

Brand Equity Quiz 2010- Ahmedabad Edition

Triton Communications duo, Mayur Rana and Mahesh Manjawala maintained their winning streak to win the Idea Brand Equity Quiz Ahmedabad finals for the third consecutive year.
A total of 14 teams participated in the Ahmedabad round held on Monday. From the preliminaries, six teams, Can Immigration, Gujarat Gas, Thermax Ltd, Triton Communications and two teams from Vodafone — Vodafone-Blue and Vodafone-ZooZoo made it to the final round. The evening also saw a fair number of participation of the fairer sex in the audience.
One of the final questions- “Why is the chocolate brand called Hershey’s Kisses?”  was successfully answered by the Thermax team “The chocolate-making machine makes a puckering sound, hence the name”.

Reviews and Questions from the other cities here

Prepare for BEQ. Check the 2009 Questions here

Brand Equity Quiz 2010

Quizmaster: Derek O’Brien

Official ET Coverage here

Bangalore: FICO wins BEQ 2010 Bangalore Edition. Find Bangalore BEQ ’10 review and questions here

Calcutta: JWT wins BEQ 2010 Kolkata Edition. Find Kolkata BEQ ’10 review and some questions here

Delhi: Accenture wins BEQ 2010 Delhi Edition. Find Delhi BEQ ’10 review and questions here

Ahmedabad: Triton Communications wins BEQ 2010 Delhi Edition. Find Delhi BEQ ’10 review here

Chandigarh: Infosys wins BEQ 2010 Chandigarh Edition. Find Chandigarh review and questions here

Pune: Infosys wins BEQ 2010 Pune Edition. Find Pune review and questions here

Hyderabad: IBM wins BEQ 2010 Hyderabad Edition. Find Hyderabad review and questions here

Mumbai : HUL wins BEQ 2010 Mumbai Edition. Find Mumbai review and questions here

Chennai: KPMG wins BEQ 2010 Chennai Edition. Find Chennai review and questions here

Prepare for BEQ, check the BEQ 2009 Questions here

Athrena @ Perspective 2010

Quiz – Athrena

Fest: Perspective 2010

Date: 12 and 13 Feb 2010

Host: IMNU, Ahmedabad

Open to team of two, no mixed teams allowed.

Website – www.perspective-imnu.com

Contact: Karan Chawla 09601763346 quiz.imnu@gmail.com

Quizzes @ Micanvas 2009

Collosseum:  The Sports Quiz

Date: 7th November 2009 (4 pm)

Business Barons: The Business Quiz

Date: 8th November 2009 (11 am)

Host: MICA, Ahmedabad

Quizmaster: Avinash Mudaliar

For more details, mail: micanvas@micamail.in

Business Barons @ Micanvas 2007

For Quizkrieg

Business Barons @ Micanvas 2007
Venue: Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad
Quizmaster: Avinash Mudaliar
Date: 27 October 2007

Review:

Winners: Arjun.B & Rohit Nair

Prelims:

1) It is a metaphor for a diversion or distraction from an original objective,which is frequently used in connection with the share market. What is it?

Ans: Red Herring

2) The American Sycamore (Platanus Occidentalis), also known as American plane, is a species of the Platanus trees native to North America. What is the relevence of this tree is famous in the world of business?

Ans: This is the Buttonwood Tree under which the Buttonwood Agreement was signed which started the NYSE.

3) This company was the first ever to issue stocks and bonds which they did shares in the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, believed to be the world’s first stock exchange, in 1602. Which company?
Ans: The Dutch East India Company

4) What is being tested at the Reading Football Training ground to impose the system on the English Premier League this season?
Ans: Use of Hawk Eye to come up with an infallible method of determining whether or not a ball has crossed the line

5) Who was the largest tax payer for Jharkhand for the financial year 2006-07?
Ans: M.S.Dhoni

6) According to the company, “it denotes speed, youth, fun and whacky stuff. The brand’s origin lies in the need of today’s youth for world-class digital entertainment content and is formed by the quintessential connected & cool youth”. Which brand?

Ans: Zapak

7) Who holds the world record for the highest grossing opening day in entertainment history, making US$170 million in its first 24 hours beating Sony Pictures’ Spiderman 3 record of $151 Million?
Ans: Halo 3, the first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie Studios exclusively for the Xbox 360

8) Established in 2002, It is one of India’s largest entertainment software producers and distributors. The company is present across media – films, television, broadband and wireless – as well as genres. It is also listed on BSE and NSE.
Ans: K Sera Sera Productions Limited


9) After World War II, American occupation forces brought in American experts in statistical control methods and who were familiar with the War Department’s Training Within Industry (TWI) training programs to restore a war-torn nation. TWI programs included Job Instruction (standard work) and Job Methods (process improvement). In conjunction with the Shewhart cycle taught by W. Edwards Deming, and other statistics-based methods taught by Joseph M. Juran, these became the basis something in the 1950s. What?

Ans: Kaizen

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