13th AIMA National Management Quiz at Delhi

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AIMA 13th National Management Quiz for Corporates

Quizmasters: Mr. SPS Juggi and Mr. V. Kumar

Venue: Double Tree by Hilton, Mayur Vihar, Delhi

Date: 16th, December 2012

AIMA, the national body for management, hosted one of the most grandeur and pompous quiz show where the quintessentials of quizzing spirit were manifested. Ranging from corporates honchos to the top notch bureaucrats, all participated to quench their thirst for knowledge. And the quizmasters did not disappoint them at all. The whole quiz was structured in a way that left the people asking for more. With over 50 teams, the quiz was a grand success. The consistently performing team from NTPC comprising of K M Prashanth and Chandan Shahi made it to the national finals. Mr. Yatinder Suri, Head of OutoKompu India served as the Chief Guest of the event. The best moment of the quiz was undoubtedly set by Mr. Rohan Khanna of Genpact who corrected the score presented at the conclusion of the event that saw him defeated by a thin margin of points.

The six teams on stage were:-

IOCL: K Suresh Deepak Taneja

Genpact: Rohan Khanaa & Anupam Jain

TCS: Anurag Krishna & Abhinav Kishore

NTPC: K M Prashanth & Chandan Shahi

 DTZ: Deben Moza & Subhendu Saha

Central Secratariat: Maninder Bains & Mukhmeet S Bhatia

The prelims were 30 questions divided in 6 categories that encapsulated all aspects of management. To add more facets to this, the final made the event more lively and highly participative for the teams on stage and the audience too.  Without much further ado, let’s celebrate quizzing:

WELCOME

“Whenever I wrote of wealthy men becoming trustees of their wealth for the common good I always had this merchant prince principally in mind.”  Mahtma Gandhi in Harjan 14th March 1942. Which industrialist is being referred as the merchant prince in this quote by Mahtma Gandhi?

Jamna Lal Bajaj

Which Institution takes its logo from the archietecture  of Sidi Sayed Mosque in Ahmedabad?

IIM-A

  1. Which company launched this series of print ads to highlight its core areas like energy, aviation, consumer electronics,  healthcare etc.?

 GENERAL ELECTRIC

  1. Macau was the colony of which imperial power?

PORTUGUESE

  1. Which channel was involved in the product placement in the song “Jiya Re” of the movie “Jab Tak Hai Jaan”?

DISCOVERY CHANNEL

p4p

  1. This technique was first published in a 1942 book by this author “How to Think Up” and later popularized by his another book “Applied Imagination” in 1953. He co-founded the firm BBDO. Which technique did he popularize?

Brianstorming

Peter Sellers was the first to achieve this feat in 1964, followed by Burt Reynolds, Steve Martin, Donald Trump, Dan Aykroyd, Jerry Seinfeld, Leslie Nielson, Gene Simmons,  Seth Rogen and Bruno Mars being the latest. Which feat?

Men to be featured on PlayBoy cover

  1. Who posted these lines on twitter:-

“CEO’s incentive is not 2 learn,because he’s not paid on real value but on cosmetic value So he’s paid to be nice to the Wall Street analysts. So this is where the problem starts.”

Nassim Taleb

Pat Gibbson is the World Champion in which field?

QUIZZING

  1. Which celebrity founded “The Dragon’s Heart Foundation” in 2005?

Jackie Chan

PUB WORLD

  1. Which novel is set in a suburban West Country town called Pagford and have characters like Councillor Barry Fairbrother, Howard Mollison, Krystal Weedon etc.?

THE CASUAL VACANCY

  1. “The Revolutionary Wave & Future War” This is a sentence made out of the best-selling works of a very prominent author. Identify the author.

ALVIN TOFFLER

  1. Which indian financial daily has the tagline “New Ideas in business. New ideas before they become business. Read to Lead”?

FINANCIAL EXPRESS

  1. Which business publiaction printed a Business Indicator thermometer on the side of its cover for almost three decades?

BUSINESS WEEK

  1. “Bhiwani Junction: The untold story of ____ in India” by Shyam Das Gupta. Fill in the blanks

BOXING

KHATTA MEETA

  1. This is the term starting with ‘M’ for the people of age less than 30 who are confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.They are more ethnically and racially diverse than older adults. They’re less religious, tech savvy and more open about their sexual preferences. Which term?

MILLENIAL

  1. This term was used by Jane Deverson as a name for the series of interviews in a 1964 study of British youth, commissioned by British lifestyle magazine Woman’s Own where Deverson worked. Which term?

GENERATION X

  1. What does this table depict?

SEX RATIO IN INDIA

  1. This is a strategic, life simulation video game series developed by Maxis and later by The Sims Studio, and published by Electronic Arts. It is one of the most successful video games series of all time. As of May 2011, the franchise has sold more than 150 million copies worldwide, and is also the best-selling PC franchise in PC history. The player creates virtual people and places them in houses and helps direct their moods and satisfy their desires. Which game?

THE SIMS

  1. It is an important source of protein in Chinese and East Asian cuisines with origins dating back to Han dynasty. It is a food made by coagulating soy juice and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. Identify

TOFU

  1. Which derogatory term was used to describe the work like “Fifty Shades of Grey” by New York Times?

MUMMY PORN

  1. With which country would you associate the “Tortilla Riots” of 2007?

MEXICO

A&M

  1. Which indian company has the tagline “Go the distance” and boast of “YOU FIRST technology”?

APOLLO TYRES

  1. An Indian brand responded like this when a foreign entrant tried to woo away their customers with their schemes “Deee John, I have found someone new”.Which indian company?

MAHINDRA&MAHINDRA

  1. “Alive is Awesome” is an ad by whom?

CINTHOL

  1. Whose new logo?

ASIAN PAINTS

  1. Which ocassion?

Dileep Kumar’s 90th birthday

FILMI CONNECTION:-

  1. Heroine in the film is “Bijli” and the hero is “Current”.  Which recently released movie?

POWERCUT

“Fire in Babylon” a 2010 documentary is based on which sport?

CRICKET

  1. Vidya Balan has been appointed as the brand ambassador for which central gvernment initiative?

Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan

FINALS:-

ROUND 1:- TAKE YOUR PICK

  1. Which country’s tax agency is known as “Lion”?

Brazil

This is the Headquarters of which international organisation founded in 1967 in Geneva?

World Intellectual Property Organisation

  1. Which company has topped the list of Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics?

Wipro

Ad for what?

Ray Ban

  1.  Which country has topped Monocle Magazine’s “Global Soft Power” survey?

UK

Which US government agency’s logo is this?

US Patent & Trademark Organisation

  1. If you feature in the Castle Connoly list in the USA, you are among the country’s top ___. Fill in the blank

Doctors

Mascot for which celebrity’s Music foundation?

Brett Lee

  1. Gaokao in Chinese refers to?

National College Entrance Examination

What is so unique about this company?

Fictional Company that appeared in the US TV series “The Office”

  1. Which hollywood celebrity has created “Electric city” an internet based animated science fiction series?

Tom Hanks

Connect to a person

Rajat Gupta

Preet Bharara is the US Attorney who initiated proceedings against Rajat Gupta, Anil Kumar was a former director at McKinsey who testified against Rajat Gupta, Gary Natfalis was Rajat Gupta’s lawyer

ROUND 2:-

  1. In November 2012, Brother’s UK factory manufactured what it claimed to be the last of its kind ever made in the UK which was donated to London’s Science Museum. What?

Remington Typewriter

  1. In England if you have failed Tebbit Test, what have you exhibited?

Tebbit test suggested that those immigrants who support their native countries rather than England at the sport of cricket are not qualified for United Kingdom citizenship.

  1. What is AQAP?

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

  1.  “Tanner White House 3” method was made to the Indian news channels for what purpose?

Used by BCCI to check the age of players

  1. The USA is said to be the having the 60% market of this and the largest company being the California Cryobank. What is being referred?

Sperm Bank

  1. Martin-Baker also sponsors a “______Tie Club,” producing a tie, patch, certificate, tie pin and membership card. As of 2012, there are now over 5,800 registered members of the Club since it was founded in 1957. The first member to be accepted was a British RAF serviceman. Which unusual club is this?

“Ejection Tie Club” is confined solely to persons who have ejected from an aircraft, in an emergency, using a Martin-Baker ejection seat which has thereby saved their life.

ROUND 3: Pehchaan KauN (Identify the personalities)

1

KATE WINSLET

2.

JJ VALLYA

3.

SACHIN PILOT

4.

CHRISTIE HEFNER

5.

ROBERT VADRA

6.

DEREK O’BRIEN

ROUND 4: WHAT LINKS? 

  1. Anatocism, Aphnology, Cambistry & Chrematist

Money & Wealth

  1. PQM, M/N M, KKB, PQG, LPA, BHP

Matrimonial sites

  1. La Saleda- Buenos Aires, Harco Glodok- Jakarta, San Andresitos- Columbia, Tepito- Mexico

They all are open air market of pirated products

  1. Mia, Olivia, Emma, Andrea, Stephanie

All are the characters of the new LEGO Friends series

Fidel,Urbina, Eric Justin Toth, Robert William Fisher & Jason Derek Brown

10 most wanted fugitives by FBI

  1. Love In War, World Enough & Time, Every Night And All, Of Wounds & Other Causes

Alternative titles for the “Farewell to Arms” by Ernest Hemmingway

 

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