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NSMQ Gwalior | Review and Questions

Ajay Poonia shares the review and questions from NSMQ Gwalior. You can also get some questions from here
The Gwalior leg of the 8th NSMQ was held in the scenic campus of ITM biz school. Situated about 10km from the main city ITM played host to 40 teams from Gwalior, Ujjain, Indore and even Jaipur. The latter trying to play it smart on its bid to outsmart the rest of the teams by opting for Gwalior as its NSMQ destination. With only 1 point separating the team that came 2nd and the team that stood 7th in the prelims, our task to eliminate 1 team turned out to be extremely difficult. The finals had a decent mix of business, management, sports and current affairs. By the end of the first round it was clear that the fight for the Gwalior NSMQ champion will be between the boys from Jaipur and the boys from the venue host. At the end of the first round Jaipur-35, ITM- 40. This got the LNMIIT students from Jaipur a little impatient as they went for a few negatives in the second round. The pressure got to the ITM boys as well as they focussed more on trying their best to crack each and every question hurled at them instead of strategizing well and challenging others to answer the questions. The more experienced team from LNMIIT, Jaipur held on to their nerve till the end as their bid to outsmart the less experienced teams from MP proved successful when ITM couldn’t identify the athletes mentioned at the end of Paan Singh Tomar while they could identify Shibulal and Kris Gopalkrishnan as the Infosys founders.
Final Scores- LNMIIT- 55, ITM- 44, ITM team 2 with 12
Some questions from the quiz-
1. Known as the Well of Death, this stunt has its origins in the USA. In the stunt, a car or motorcycle is driven on a vertical wall, perpendicular to the ground, defying gravity.The stuntmen are able to perform this stunt as centrifugal forces keep the vehicle adhered to the sides of the well.
How do we know this stunt in hindi?
2. Facing an acute manpower shortage, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has joined hands with which government agency to collect data from retail outlets to calculate the rural CPI (Consumer Price Index)?
3. Dewang Mehta, the former NASSCOM chief added what two words to the iconic slogan, “Roti, Kapda, Makan, ____ and _____” focussing on the needs of the emerging 21st century Indian?
4. The Winning Way by Harsha Bhogle & Anita Bhogle marries two fields that share the same set of core attributes — Management and Sports. Fittingly the foreword has been written by X and the epilogue by Y. X and Y?
5. Weighing only 275 grams, Milagrow has launched TabTop, a tablet PC it claims to be the first tablet PC for ________.
TabTop can fit in most handbags and comes preloaded with over 50 applications and is available in four colours-
pink, sky blue, silver and black.

Smriti – The General Quiz

The Economics Society, Kirori Mal College presents ‘Smriti’ – The General Quiz.
7th February @1130 am
Quizmaster: Ajay Poonia
2 Participants per team (cross college teams are allowed).
Teams can register at kmcecosoc@gmail.com

For More Details Contact:

Suhail Gulati
+91 9953795242

Chaitanya Talreja
(Vice President)
+91 9873770697

Galaxy 2011 | Quiz Review

Galaxy 2011, after being postponed twice, was finally conducted in the cramped auditorium of JIMS, Kalkaji on the 26th day of November. Cramped not because of the small size but because of the number of teams that turned up for the quiz(80+), with a few teams from Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata. After a quick little yoga exercise to switch off the cell phones, the 25 question prelims began. The prelims were a mix of business, brands, current affairs and sports.
With a difference of 4 marks separating the sixth team from the seventh, the selection of six teams was a task well cut out. The teams that made it to the finals were from IILMx2, FMS, IIFT, Hansraj and Sri Venkateswara College. The finals had 4 rounds- Uchhal Kud, Iski Topi Uske Sar, Zero Katta and Ae! Kya Bolti Tu. After the relatively easy initial rounds, the teams were all warmed-up for the high octane barrage of questions that were to follow. And the two teams that dealt with them with ease were the teams from Venky and FMS who were well versed with their Pixar and La Liga, while IIFT who messed up with their Tennis Grand Slam, was unable to build on the momentum of their foundation. After the end of the penultimate round the scorecard read- 12(Hansraj), 16(IILM), 21(IILM), 27(IIFT), 38(Venky) and 49(FMS).
For the final round the teams had to switch to the top gear as it was time to perform or perish – do or die at every question. With two teams getting eliminated after every round it came down to the last two questions. With Venky at 42 and FMS at 49 the quiz was all set for a thrilling finish. The boys from Venky were in no mood to make life easy for FMS as they opted for a 15 pointer and they got it right too. Scorecard before the final question- Venky- 57, FMS- 49. FMS now had two choices, either opt for an 8 pointer and come level with Venky and test their knowledge (and luck) in the tie-breaker or go for a 15 pointer and win it fair and square. But when FMS identified him as Nek Chand, Venky did a barely audible high-five and exchanged smiles since they knew they were going back home with deeper pockets than FMS.
Final Scores- Venky- 57, FMS- 41, IIFT- 34
Some Questions
1. Recently conferred the ‘Commandeur of the Order of Leopold II’, which entrepreneur joined the travel business as a General Sales Agent for the Lebanese International Airlines, in 1967? Naresh Goyal

2. ‘If he is Big B, then I am double B’, he joked when asked about comparison with someone. ‘He had his own style and I will have my own. I don’t claim I am better than him but I don’t feel inferior to him.’
Who is talking about whom?
Shatrughn Sinha about Big B, referring to Ke Bani Crorepati

3. About whom did Gulzar say-
“Baad muddat ke phir mili ho tum,
Ye jo thodi si bhar gayi ho tum,
Ye vajan tumpe accha lagta hai.”
The Filmfare trophy since its weight was increased from 1.5 kg to around 3.5 kg.

4. The approximate rates are 0.022 per cent for industries, 0.013 per cent for non-industries and 0.08 per cent for residences on the total value of the property. Introduced in 2001, General Insurance Corporation manages the pool. In India, the largest claim made till date has been by Coca-Cola. What are we referring to? 
Terrorism Insurance

5. Taken from Kautilya’s Arthashashtra, which Indian Governement agency’s motto in Sanskrit reads “Kosha Moolo Dandaha”?
Income Tax dept.

6. In the Mahabharata, Draupadi is known widely by her patronymic surname, derived from the name of her father, King Drupad. Her actual first name, which she shares with another character in the epic means ‘black’ or ‘dark’.
What is the name?

7. In horse racing, if a rider was a considerable distance ahead of his rivals, he would drop the cains and cruise to victory without much effort. This led to a term being coined for an easy convincing victory.
What term?
Winning hands down

8. ‘Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte’ is the subtitle of which famous Indian TV Sitcom?
Balika Vadhu

9. Bollywood is the largest film industry in the world in terms of number of annual film productions ahead of Nollywood and Hollywood.
Worth $250 million, what country does Nollywood belong to?

10. ‘We have decided to continue with him as he is synonymous with the brand and network of the. He was more of an emotional attachment and was also important from the creative perspective. The child was not important, though he would be introduced in the second phase’- said Harit Nagpal, the business director of the company. What is he talking about?
Pug usage in hutch to vodafone transition

AIMA National Student Management Quiz 2011

Quiz: AIMA 7th National Student Management Quiz -2011

Flavour: Business Quiz

Open to: All students (teams of two)

Registration fee: Pls check official site for more details


Sonepat: February 11th

Lucknow : February 24th

Bangalore: February 26th

Allahabad : March 4th

Patna: March 9th

Pune :  March 11th

Bhubaneshwar: March 16th

Delhi & National Final: March 26th

For more details about venue and schedule , pls check the official site here: http://www.aima-ind.org/national_events/Quiz-Poster-Jan2011.html

For questions & reviews from the previous years, visit the following link: AIMA Quiz questions