30 September 2014

Question Of The Day #287, History

1.       ‘X’ was born in Atlanta, whose legal name at birth was changed to ‘X’ by his father after attending the 5th Baptist World Alliance Congress in the honor of a great German Reformer. From 1957 till his death, ‘X’ gave over 2500 speeches. There are over 900 streets worldwide named after ’X’ and forty U.S. states have at least one ‘X’-named street of their own. 
      Who is this ‘X’ I am talking about?

29 September 2014

Question Of The day #286, History

            The modern techniques of reconstructing or repairing parts of the body by the transfer of tissue, either in the treatment of injury or for cosmetic reasons  are invented during which major event in the world history?

CSLQ 2.0 successfully conducted on September 28, 2014

Quizzing Club of IIM Raipur successfully conducted second edition of Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz on September 28, 2014 at the Queens Club of India, Raipur. We witnessed tremendous response from the student community of Chhattisgarh and participants from all corners of the state participated in the event with zeal. CSLQ 1.0 conducted last year paved the way for the beginning of a promising quizzing culture across the state.

The Quizmaster was Prof. Vinita Sahay, Chairperson (Fellow Programmes) IIM Raipur. Many people from the corporate graced the occasion as well - most notably:
·                     Mr. N Meharbaba, Deputy General Manager, Canara Bank; 
·                     Mr. Garge, Assistant General Manager, Canara Bank;
·                     Mr. Tarang Singhal, Dept. of Community Relations, BALCO, an IIM Raipur alumnus.
·                     Mr. Saurabh Chaubey of IMS, an IIM Raipur alumnus.

College Prelims:

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.

College Finals:

The finalists were:
Smruti Prakash & Dushyant Panda- IIM Raipur
Pranjal Kishore &  Sidharth Madhavan- HNLU
Nitin Goyal & Rajat Bhaldi- NIT Raipur
Chandan & Yogesh- Durga College
Arpit Bajpai & Abhishek Mukherjee - IIM Raipur
Piyush Mishra & Akshay Pillay- NIT Raipur

The final round was tense with IIM Raipur team of Dushyant & Smruti in lead by 1 point over HNLU before the final buzzer round. IIM Raipur held their nerves and emerged victorious over HNLU by a margin of 1 point.

The winners received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 20000, and the runners-up got a prize money of Rs. 10000.

School Prelims:

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


School Finals:

The finalists were:
Aviraj Pandey & Shishya Goyal- Kanger Valley Academy  
Sachin Kumar Sahu & Abhinav Bharadwaj- Kendriya Vidyalaya – 1
Mukund Choudhary & Jaypuri Goswami- Krishna Public School
Vikas Bhagat & Atul Mishra- Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya
Ojas Agrawal & Arnav Mishra- Delhi Public School
Binit Agrawal & Sanskar Singh- Holy Cross Hr. Sec. School

Final round had a nail-biting finish with two teams tied at second position. Krishna Public School emerged victorious and Kendriya Vidyalaya- 1 were the runners up.

The winners received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 10000, and the runners-up got a prize money of Rs. 5000.

Pictures of the event available HERE.

14 September 2014

CSLQ 2.0- September 28, 2014

Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz

IIM Raipur presents second edition of Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz in collaboration with Canara Bank and BALCO. CSLQ 2.0, scheduled on September 28, 2014, is open to all schools & colleges of Chhattisgarh.

Rules & Details:
·         Date: September 28, 2014
·         Venue: Queens Club of India, (Next to Hotel Babylon International), VIP Road, Raipur
·         Team Size: 2 (same institute)
·         Theme: India
·         Registration starts at 12:30 pm (Registration free, Spot registration at the venue)
·         Separate Rounds for school & college students. Each will have a prelims & on-stage finals
·         Prizes for Winners, Runners-up and audience
·         Participation certificate for first 100 registrations
·         Carry your identity cards

For any query, contact us:
Piyush: 8349501042
Ravinath: 7024120038

13 September 2014

Question of the day # 285

The reign of this dynasty probably began in after 500 BC.This dynasty was was the second ruling dynasty of this region.The earliest reference to the people of this region occurs in the Atharva-Veda where they are found listed along with the Angas,Gandharis,and Mujavats. This region played an important role in the development of Jainism and Buddhism, and two of India's greatest empires.
Identify the region?

12 September 2014

Question of the day # 284

This structure went 'pink' for the very first time in India. Doing so, it joined other landmarks around the world such as the White House in Washington, the Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, and the Eiffel Tower, Paris.
Identify the structure and tell why it was illuminated with pink color?

11 September 2014

Question of the day # 283

A government white paper released in November 2013 announced that if a referendum, to be held on 18th September 2014, is successful for the "yes" side, Then a new country X will celebrate its first Independence Day on 24th March, 2016.Identify X?

9 September 2014

Question of the day # 281

Inscriptions and historical sources assert that the Medieval Chola king X sent a naval expedition to Indochina, the Malay Peninsula and Indonesia in order to subdue City Y.A stronghold of Vajrayana Buddhism, Y attracted pilgrims and scholars from other parts of Asia.In the Buddhist expansion from northern India to the rest of Asia, city Y once served as a center of Buddhist learning and expansion.

Identify Y?

3 September 2014