25 October 2013

Question of the day #150 Something Fishy

     When X was born he was swapped by mistake with a fisherman's baby. X's uncle luckily spotted a mark and identified the swap. X says "I would have become a fisherman if not for my uncle.....I am still amused by possibilities of fishing in Mahim... ". 

      Identify X.

23 October 2013

Question of the day #148 Out!!

  Complete the list : 

Russel Endean 
Andrew Hilditch 
Mohsin Khan
Desmond Haynes
Graham Gooch
Steve Waugh

What is the list about?

22 October 2013

Question of the day #147 Banned from Cricket!

1.     X was the reason for something bad in the cricketing fraternity but also something great for mankind. His inclusion led to an uproar which ended many great player's career. Identify X and What was this particular incident he was associated with ?

21 October 2013

Question of the day #146 Steyney

        On what incident did Dale Steyn tweet this?

Question of the day #145 75 years!

Which cricketing trophy, for test matches between two specific countries, was instituted in 2007 and named after a person who played for both the countries?

16 October 2013

Question of the day #141 Patriarchy!?

Identify the Indian state which has never elected any women in state legislature. 
Only two women candidates contested elections in 2013 and four in 2008 elections respectively from this state.

15 October 2013

Question of the day #140 Swastik

X is a member of the Nationalist Congress Party.
X has served in the state assembly as Forest &Environment minister and cooperation minister.
X shares his name with one of the most hated dictators of 20th century.

Identify X. 

14 October 2013

Question of the day #139 Party!!

Name three leaders who formed a political party on 25 May, 1999 after they were expelled from INC for disputing Sonia Gandhi’s Italian origin to lead INC.

8 October 2013

Question of the day #133 Controversy is his middle name

after 44 years
Manchester City, Queen Park Rangers
League won in the dying minutes
stoppage minute goal... 

90:00 + 3:20 .. . . .

Sergio Agueroooo scores... 

Who assisted?

3 October 2013

Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz - October 2nd, 2013

On the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Quizzing Club of IIM Raipur conducted the inaugural edition of the Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz for all the schools and colleges across the state at the Queens Club of India, Raipur. We witnessed an overwhelming response with the participation of around 200 teams at the College Level and 50 teams at the school level, thereby making the event a tremendous success. 

The Quizmaster was Prof. Rajeev Roy, Chairperson Placements of IIM Raipur. His witty style of handling the quiz was enjoyed thoroughly by the audience. Many people from the corporate graced the occasion as well - most notably:
  • Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Exec. Director of Hira Group; 
  • Mr. Pradeep Tandon, Senior Vice President – Corporate Affairs at Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, 
  • Mr. Saurabh Chaubey of IMS, who is also our erstwhile alumnus from IIM Raipur. 
  • Mr. Sandeep Kumar & Mr. Suvendu Pati, DGM - RBI Bhopal

Around 200 teams from various colleges across the state of Chhattisgarh, participated in the event and the top six teams qualified for the finals of the event.


The finalists were:
Siddharth Madhavan & Pranjal Kishore - HNLU Raipur
Anubhav Sood & Nikhil Garge - IIM Raipur
Sumit Banshiwal & Honey Nayak - NIT Raipur
Benlon Baby & Shadhwat Somwandhi - Pandit Ravishankar University
Sujeet Mathew and Sreejith - IIM Raipur
Arpit Bajpai & Abhishek Mukherjee - IIM Raipur

After an absorbing round of quizzing, HNLU emerged victorious by quite some distance, and the runners-up were Anubhav Sood & Nikhil Garge from IIM Raipur.

The winners received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 15000, and the runners-up got a prize money of Rs. 10000.

School Level Prelims:

Around 50 teams from various top schools across the state of Chhattisgarh, participated in the event and the top six teams qualified for the finals of the event.

School Level Finals:

The finalists were: 

KV No.1 - Sachin Kumar Sahu & Abhinav Bhardwaj
Holy Cross Kapa - Prakhar Jain & Sopan Lohani
Rajkumar College - Amandeep S. Uberoi & Anusha Pillay
DPS Raipur - Utsav Rathi & Sakshi Banjhal
Krishna Public School - Shubh Kela & Mukund Choudhary
Krishna Public School - Adyasha Samal & Mahima Warwandkar

After some absorbing quizzing by the budding quizzers of the State, KV No. 1 emerged as the winners and Holy Cross Kapa came as the runners-up. The best school team won a trophy and a prize money of Rs. 5000.

The snippets from the event can be found HERE.