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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.

Tata Crucible 2009 Kolkata Questions

Review and Questions thanks to Debasish Mukherjee (mjunction-the Tata Track winners)

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On a wet & windy Saturday afternoon all roads led to the GD Birla Sabhaghar to witness the 6th edition of the TATA crucible quiz. Hundreds of quizzing aficionados landed up at the venue to witness a nerve wrecking evening of quizzing

As usual we started off with a 25 question prelim after which 6 teams were selected to appear in the internal track of quiz. The teams that qualified for the internal track were TCS 1,Virgin mobile, TCS 2 ,TCS 3(represented by 4 time national champion Sabyasachi Chandra & 2 time National winner Biswabijoy Sen), mjunction services limited & TCS 4.After a stiff competition mjunction represented by Debasish Mukherjee & Subasis Dey emerged the winners defending their title in the process. TCS 1 represented by Sudip Kalyan Dey & Abhishek Das were the runners up.

In the external track that followed the teams which qualified for the finals were CTS, Telegraph, Vizag Steel, R.B.I ,Standard Chartered Bank & Electro zavod. In a low scoring final the teams were all bunched together before the last round where Vizag Steel represented by Rahul Jayanti & AGK Murthy surged forward with 2 breathtaking answers. Vizag Steel have now won this quiz 5 times in a row. Truly an outstanding achievement. Telegraph represented by Rishin & Devdan Mitra had to remain content with second spot for the second year in a row.

The prelims questions were as follows

1.Which management guru of Indian origin has emerged as the most influential management guru in times of recession?

1. Ram Charan

2. In which landmark building is the restaurants XEX, Diamond tony & shin ye located?

2. Taipei 101

3. Which landmark was designed by David Rockwell of the Rockwell group & is now owned by the CIM group?

3. Kodak Theatre

4. Term for standardization , efficiency & productivity coined as a pun on a major fast food chain?

4. Mcdonalist

5. Book cover-Rationality & Freedom written by

5. Amartya Sen

6. Why was 1964 called the year of the tiger on madision avenue?

6. Esso-Put a tiger in your tank

7. Which Actor joined Hindi service of BBC in 1939 after taking the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi.

7. Balraj Sahni

8. Bhiwadi produces 70% of this countrys production of this item.It alleviates pain.What?

8. Dental chair for dentist

9.Which brands mascot is shepton dash?

9. Dulux

10.Pic- Micheal Dell

11. Which media groups venture into Internet is called firefly e ventures?

11. HT group

12. Which company has tied up with the US Govt in a venture to identify missing children?

12. Poloroid

13.Which company has overtaken saregama to be the largest music company in India?

13. Airtel

14. Warran Buffets quote on how ———— could be a source of endless losses?

14. Newspapers

15.Pic- Rajat Gupta

16.Tied up with SBI for maintainance of 1200 ATM’s.

16. Daibold

17.Brand Ambassador of Asian heart institute?

17. Akshay Kumar

18.Which film had a hotline in which you could abuse the lead characters?

18. Dev D

19.Name of lottery game in IPL?

19. Six up

20. New Brand launched by Frito lays ?

20. Aliva

21.NIIT has tied up with which company to provide training to future BPO employees

21. Genpact

22. Something to do with a networked world?

22. CISCO

23.Which bank has issued credit cards to only 100 persons in the world?

23. Koots

24. Ad-Bank of India

25. Ad-Centrefresh

Questions from other cities below:

Indore 2009

Bhubaneshwar 2009

Bangalore 2009

Hyderabad 2009

Coimbatore 2009

Cochin 2009

Goa 2009

Jamshedpur 2009

Ranchi 2009

The complete schedule of the Tata Crucible 2009 Corporate Edition here

St Xavier’s Kolkata Alumni Quiz

ALSOC, the alumni association of St. Xavier’s School, Kolkata, is organising an Alumni Quiz on 12 Sept 2009 as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
 
The salient details are as follows:
 
1. Teams of three from the same school or college from anywhere in India. of which at least one must be an alumnus of that institition. Of course, all the members may be alumni. Alumni of different colleges from the same Univ will not be allowed to participate as a team.
2. There is no entry fee; registration  at the venue-St. Xavier’s College Auditorium- commencing from 3 pm. Prelims from 4 pm. 8 teams qualify for the final
3. QM-Gautam Ghosh; Guest QM-Neil O’Brien
4. Entry restricted to the first 40 teams.
5. Attractive prizes in cash and kind for the top 3 teams. Dinner for all finalists.
 
Interested teams are requested to send their entries to coolghosh@vsnl.net
  
For any clarification, pl call Mr Ghosh at 098300 44093.

St Xavier's Kolkata Alumni Quiz

ALSOC, the alumni association of St. Xavier’s School, Kolkata, is organising an Alumni Quiz on 12 Sept 2009 as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
 
The salient details are as follows:
 
1. Teams of three from the same school or college from anywhere in India. of which at least one must be an alumnus of that institition. Of course, all the members may be alumni. Alumni of different colleges from the same Univ will not be allowed to participate as a team.
2. There is no entry fee; registration  at the venue-St. Xavier’s College Auditorium- commencing from 3 pm. Prelims from 4 pm. 8 teams qualify for the final
3. QM-Gautam Ghosh; Guest QM-Neil O’Brien
4. Entry restricted to the first 40 teams.
5. Attractive prizes in cash and kind for the top 3 teams. Dinner for all finalists.
 
Interested teams are requested to send their entries to coolghosh@vsnl.net
  
For any clarification, pl call Mr Ghosh at 098300 44093.

TCS IT Wiz 2009

TCS IT Wiz Sample Questions downloadable here

Bangalore: Bishop Cotton Boys School – Rishab Mehta & Manish Burman

Kolkata: St. James School – Anurag Sarkar & Vaarnan Drolia

Bhubaneshwar: DAV Pokhariput – Aurojyoti Das & Ambarish Sarangi

Find the review and prelims questions from Bhubaneshwar here

Kochi: Pallikoodam – Kottayam – Vignesh G & Roshan Joseph George

Questions from the Kochi Edition here

Delhi: DPS Noida – Abhishek Gupta & Arjun J

Review and Questions from Delhi Edition here

Coimbatore: St Jude’s Public School: Akash Lodha & Hiren Barai

Review and Questions from Coimbatore Edition here

Chennai: November 26

Mumbai: November 29

Ahmedabad: December 1

Lucknow, Hyderabad, Pune: To be Announced shortly!

Find the Updates, winners and tons of preparatory material here

Find rules, regulations and other details at the official website here

S & L Corporate Quiz (Kolkata)

Quiz: S & L Quiz

Flavour: Sports & Lifestyle

Quizmaster: Krish Banik

Date: 4th July 2009 Saturday ( 1600 hrs)

Venue: Phoenix Hall, Saturday Club, Kolkata

For contact details and registration, visit official site here

(Pls note there is a registration fee)

Game, Set & Match- The Sports Quiz

GAME, SET & MATCH

THE SPORTS QUIZ

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On: Saturday, the 20th of June, 2009

At: Space Cirle

Q.M.: Somnath Chanda & Ashoke Sanyal (of “Quizzing Unlimited”)

Presented by: Adverb

 

Proposed Format

* Teams should have maximum 3 participants.

 (Top 8 teams will qualify for the final)

 

For any further details please contact —–

Ø  Somnath – 9874056162

Ø  Ashoke – 9830190982

Ø  Biswabijoy – 9831127130

 Email – somnathquiz@gmail.com   

             ashoke35@yahoo.com

World Quizzing Championship 2009

The World Quizzing Championships will be held at 4:00pm. on Saturday, June 6 2009. (Registration at 3:30 pm)

 The different cities and venues in India are mentioned below

Bangalore

The Auditorium 
Command Hospital Air Force 
Old Airport Road, Bangalore-7 

Contact @ Blore hospital is Maj. Puneet Aggarwal Ph:-9449815834. 

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Chennai

P.S Senior Secondary school, Alamelumangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai – 04

Ashwin Prabhu at +91 9840718533 or Ashwin.prabhu@gmail.com

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Delhi

Site: Room No. II – LT-1, IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 
Tel. 09899238968 
Email : bshriram@gmail.com 

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Goa
Panjim City Corporation Hall, Panjim.
Email: tallulahdsilva@gmail.com

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Kolkata

Venue: International School of Business (ISB&M), EN-22, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-64 (near WEBEL Gate)

Gautum Ghosh- 098300 44093

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Hyderabad

Innobox Systems Pvt Ltd.
#G19, Ground Floor,
Swarnajayanthi Complex,
SR Nagar, Hyderabad -73

Lathish Venugopal (lathish@google.com) Ph:- 98858 02924

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Kerala

Site: Calicut University Campus Seminar Hall 
Mallapuzha, Kerala
Contact : Snehaj Srinivas 
Tel: +91 – 9895316264 

Mumbai 

Pinstorm, Ground Floor, Swati House, 
Next to Kotak Bank on Linking Road, 
North Avenue,  Santa Cruz (W), Mumbai

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This year’s event is taking place in 42 locations across 24 countries, making it the largest ever! This website contains information on how you can participate in the most prestigious quiz competition on the planet, along with hundreds of other players from around the globe.

More and complete details here

Brand Equity Quiz 2009 – Updates

National Champions – Accenture, Delhi

Review and Questions here

April 29 – Kolkata- ITC ( Pranay Rao & Sreerang)

Kolkata Prelims here

Kolkata Finals here

April 27 – Ahmedabad – Triton Communications ( Mayur Rana & Mahesh Manjawala)

Ahmedabad Review here

April 25 – Mumbai – Sun Microsystems (Mitesh Agarwal & )

Mumbai Prelims here

April 24 – Pune – Savoir Faire (Harshvardhan Bhatkuly & Rajiv D ‘ Silva)

Pune Prelims here

April 22 – Indore- Bhilai Steel Plant (C Chandrashekhar & S Ramani)

Indore Review here

April 20 – Delhi- Accenture (Rohan Khanna & )

Questions from Delhi Round here

April 19 – Hyderabad- JWT Mindset (Anvar Alikhan & Arif Akbar)

Find Hyderabad Prelim questions here

April 17 – Kochi – Aufait Technologies (Shamanth Rao and Paul Rajan Eralil)

Review of the Kochi Round here

 

April 15 – Bangalore – IBM (Lehar & Shumantro)

Review and Questions from the Bangalore Round here

April 13- Chennai- Sanmar Group (Ramkumar & Deepesh)

Review and Questions from the Chennai Round here

 

Questions from BEQ ’08 here

 

Complete Details here

 

Quizzes @ Space Circle

Love All (The Sports quiz) from 11AM to 2PM

Showbiz (The Movie Quiz) from 5PM to 8PM

Date: 29th March, Sunday

Venue: Space Circle (on VIP Road),Kolkata

No Entry Fees. Three member teams. Open to all. Cash Prizes at Stake.

Quizmaster: Biswabijoy Sen

For more information call 98311 27130

Cognizant Transition '09

As part of the campus outreach program that seeks to maintain a strong industry-academia linkage, Cognizant is organizing TransITion ’09, an event that seeks to enhance technical skills and inculcate in the students a spirit of entrepreneurship, before they step into the corporate world.  The event, which is open for participation to pre-final year students only, will provide an avenue for students to be exposed to latest trends and happenings in the technology world. During the forum, top t-schools in and around Chennai will vie for the top honors in contests such as Robotics, Technical Paper Presentations, General Quiz and Ultimate Techie. With loads of prizes including iPods, the event will witness the convergence of top-notch technical talent.
Pune               (February 08, 2009)
Coimbatore   (February 21, 2009)
Hyderabad     (February 22, 2009)
Chennai         (March 07, 2009)
Bangalore     (March 07, 2009)
Kolkata           (March 14, 2009)

Cognizant Transition ’09

As part of the campus outreach program that seeks to maintain a strong industry-academia linkage, Cognizant is organizing TransITion ’09, an event that seeks to enhance technical skills and inculcate in the students a spirit of entrepreneurship, before they step into the corporate world.  The event, which is open for participation to pre-final year students only, will provide an avenue for students to be exposed to latest trends and happenings in the technology world. During the forum, top t-schools in and around Chennai will vie for the top honors in contests such as Robotics, Technical Paper Presentations, General Quiz and Ultimate Techie. With loads of prizes including iPods, the event will witness the convergence of top-notch technical talent.
Pune               (February 08, 2009)
Coimbatore   (February 21, 2009)
Hyderabad     (February 22, 2009)
Chennai         (March 07, 2009)
Bangalore     (March 07, 2009)
Kolkata           (March 14, 2009)

IQuation Corporate Cup ’09 – Kolkata

Quiz: IQuation Corporate Cup Quiz 2009

QM: Krishnendu Banik

Date: 7th March 2009

Venue: ITC Sonar, Kolkata

For registration fees and other details, pls visit the official site

Official site

IQuation Corporate Cup '09 – Kolkata

Quiz: IQuation Corporate Cup Quiz 2009

QM: Krishnendu Banik

Date: 7th March 2009

Venue: ITC Sonar, Kolkata

For registration fees and other details, pls visit the official site

Official site

Open Sports Quiz @ Starmark

Venue: Starmark Terrace, Emami Market, 3 Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata-700071

Date: Sunday, 1st March, 2009

Time: Registration begins 4 PM onwards

Team Size: Two members per team

Cost of Participation: Nothing, except for your time

QMs: Mr. Gautam Ghosh & Ranadurjay Talukdar

Prizes: Attractive prizes courtesy Starmark. Loads of prizes for the audience as well.

For any doubts/clarifications, you can Email us at ranadurjay@gmail.com or at gautam08@gmail.com.

Tata Crucible Campus 2009- Updates

Find the Tata Crucible 2009 Corporate Edition

Reviews, Winners and Questions from the 16 city campus event

Find the Tata Crucible 2009 Corporate Edition

February 14- Jaipur- BITS, Pilani (Rishabh Kaul & Sailesh Jha)

Review and Questions from the 2009 Jaipur Campus Edition here

Complete Jaipur Prelim here

February 19- Cochin – College of Engineering, Trivandrum ( Ganesh R & Ashwin Gopalkrishnan)

Some Questions from the 2009 Kochi Edition here

February 22- Ahmedabad- MICA (Gaurav and Aditi Nargundkar)

Review and Questions from the 2009 Ahmedabad Campus Edition here

February 24- Goa- NIT Surathkal (Varun Balan Nair and Sharan Basavaraj

Review and Questions from the 2009 Goa Campus Edition here

February 26- Pune – SCMHRD (Amneet Sodhi and Gaurav Parab)

Review and Questions from the 2009 Pune Campus Edition here

February 28- Coimbatore- GRD College of Mgmt (Md.Shadeb and Vinod Vignesh)

Find Coimbatore Review here

Find Coimbatore Questions here

March 1 – Kolkata- IIM-C (Shombit Bhatnagar & Ram Shankar)

Review and Questions from the 2009 Kolkata Campus Edition here

March 3 – Bhubaneshwar- VGSOM – IIT Kgp

Review and Questions from the 2009 Bhubaneshwar Campus Edition here

March 8 – Bangalore – Christ University (Kuldeep & Sankarshan)

Review and Questions from 2009 Bangalore Campus Edition here

March 10 – Indore – IIM-I ( Debasish Mishra & Sai Ganesh )

Review and Questions from 2009 Indore Campus Edition here

March 13-  Chennai – CEG (Kalaiselvam & Srivatsan)

March 15 –  Delhi – IMT, Ghaziabad (Ashish Lath & Abhishek Kumar)

Review and Questions from 2009 Delhi Campus Edition here

March 16 – Lucknow – IIML

Review and Questions from 2009 Lucknow Campus Edition here

March 21 – Hyderabad- DCE (Vivek & Daniel)

Review and Questions from 2009 Hyderabad Campus Edition here

March 22 – Mumbai – IIT-Bombay (Prashanth Sampath & Vaibhav Devanathan)

Review and Questions from 2009 Mumbai Campus Edition here

National Final- IIM Calcutta win NATIONAL and International Final.

Find all questions here

Questions from the previous editions here

Detailed Schedule of the 2009 edition of Campus Tata Crucible here