• 1. Finals
  • 2.  The first round happens to be a Mixed Bagquestionnaire. Total of 20 Questions Each carries +20 for a correct answer A negative 10 for a wrong answer
  • 3.  On which website would you encounter this error message?
  • 4.  Currently kept at the entrance of the Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum at London, whose statue is this?
  • 5.  What is unique about Anarchy, a new scent from Axe, launched in January 2012?
  • 6.  In 1995, this particular gentleman received thenational award for best coverage of science andtechnology in mass media from National Councilfor Science & Technology Communication(NCSTC) under the Department of Science andTechnology. Name this person, who recently passed away,without whose works have been used by most ofus today.
  • 7.  Since its inception, Oprah Winfrey has appearedalone on the cover of each issue of ‘O: The OprahMagazine’. The first shared cover was her April 2009 issue. Withwhom did she share this cover?
  • 8.  “__X__ __Y__ __Z__ is now a true British nationaldish, not only because it is the most popular, butbecause it is a perfect illustration of the wayBritain absorbs and adapts external influences. XYis an Indian dish. The Z was added to satisfy thedesire of British people to have their meat servedin gravy.” This is an excerpt from a speech delivered byBritish Foreign Secretary Robin Cook in 2001,which came to be known as the XYZ speech.What is XYZ?
  • 9. Often called Indias Warren Buffet, he currently among India’s 50richest individuals with a net worth of over Rs. 4000 crore. He is also the chairman of Aptech Ltd. and the Hungama Digital mediaEntertainment group. ID this ‘Pied Piper of Indian Bourses’, who also has a “fake” blog andTwitter account dedicated to him.
  • 10.  What has been blanked out?
  • 11.  Opened in 1986, this is the first and only McDonalds outlet in Cuba. Where is it located?
  • 12. Ans. Jack Dorsey (Creator of Twitter)
  • 13. Q11. Identify and put funda
  • 14. The Flipper BridgeIn Hong Kong, cars drive on the left while in the restof China, they drive on the right
  • 15. Q12Born as Vijayalakshmi into a poor family in Eluru (inAndhra Pradesh), she left school after the fourthstandard, determined to become a film star. Movingin with her aunt in Madras (then the centre of theSouth Indian film industry), she soon found asponsor who renamed her to avoid confusion withthe then reigning ‘cabaret dancer’ of the same name.After garnering much notice and acclaim with herfirst major role, in the Tamil movie VandiChakkaram (The Wheel), in 1979, she added a prefixafter her characters name in the movie. She died in1996, in what many believe to be a suicide caused byher financial difficulties. Who?
  • 16.  Silk Smitha
  • 17. Q13. It’s usually said that the human tonguecan detect only four basic tastes: sweet, sour,bitter and salty, and that all tastes arecombinations of these. In recent years someresearchers have added a fifth taste, umami,to the other four, though western foodscientists are divided about whether it reallyexists or not.What ingredient is usually used to providethe umami?Hint: Chinese Cuisine
  • 18.  Aji no moto
  • 19. Q14 Id
  • 20. First ever computer mouse by Douglas Englebart
  • 21. Q15.What unique distinction is held by the gentlemen below?
  • 22. In The Godfather, Vito Corleone was portrayed byMarlon Brando. He was portrayed as a younger man inThe Godfather Part II by Robert De Niro. Bothperformances won Academy Awards. Brando and DeNiro remain the only two actors to each win Oscars forplaying the same character.
  • 23. In T9, words that arise with the same numbers are calledtextonyms.Sorry for bad English :P
  • 24.  The second round happens to be a Buzzer round. Total of 6 Questions Each carries +20 for a correct answer A negative 10 for a wrong answer No negative for pass questions
  • 25.  The second round includes questions to identify logosof different brands. Total of 20 Questions Each carries +20 for a correct answer A negative 10 for a wrong answer
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    GreyMatters finals @ Synthesis 2012 organised by Tata Consultancy Services @ Dharmsinh Desai University Nadiad
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    • 1. Finals
  • 2.  The first round happens to be a Mixed Bagquestionnaire. Total of 20 Questions Each carries +20 for a correct answer A negative 10 for a wrong answer
  • 3.  On which website would you encounter this error message?
  • 4.  Currently kept at the entrance of the Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum at London, whose statue is this?
  • 5.  What is unique about Anarchy, a new scent from Axe, launched in January 2012?
  • 6.  In 1995, this particular gentleman received thenational award for best coverage of science andtechnology in mass media from National Councilfor Science & Technology Communication(NCSTC) under the Department of Science andTechnology. Name this person, who recently passed away,without whose works have been used by most ofus today.
  • 7.  Since its inception, Oprah Winfrey has appearedalone on the cover of each issue of ‘O: The OprahMagazine’. The first shared cover was her April 2009 issue. Withwhom did she share this cover?
  • 8.  “__X__ __Y__ __Z__ is now a true British nationaldish, not only because it is the most popular, butbecause it is a perfect illustration of the wayBritain absorbs and adapts external influences. XYis an Indian dish. The Z was added to satisfy thedesire of British people to have their meat servedin gravy.” This is an excerpt from a speech delivered byBritish Foreign Secretary Robin Cook in 2001,which came to be known as the XYZ speech.What is XYZ?
  • 9. Often called Indias Warren Buffet, he currently among India’s 50richest individuals with a net worth of over Rs. 4000 crore. He is also the chairman of Aptech Ltd. and the Hungama Digital mediaEntertainment group. ID this ‘Pied Piper of Indian Bourses’, who also has a “fake” blog andTwitter account dedicated to him.
  • 10.  What has been blanked out?
  • 11.  Opened in 1986, this is the first and only McDonalds outlet in Cuba. Where is it located?
  • 12. Ans. Jack Dorsey (Creator of Twitter)
  • 13. Q11. Identify and put funda
  • 14. The Flipper BridgeIn Hong Kong, cars drive on the left while in the restof China, they drive on the right
  • 15. Q12Born as Vijayalakshmi into a poor family in Eluru (inAndhra Pradesh), she left school after the fourthstandard, determined to become a film star. Movingin with her aunt in Madras (then the centre of theSouth Indian film industry), she soon found asponsor who renamed her to avoid confusion withthe then reigning ‘cabaret dancer’ of the same name.After garnering much notice and acclaim with herfirst major role, in the Tamil movie VandiChakkaram (The Wheel), in 1979, she added a prefixafter her characters name in the movie. She died in1996, in what many believe to be a suicide caused byher financial difficulties. Who?
  • 16.  Silk Smitha
  • 17. Q13. It’s usually said that the human tonguecan detect only four basic tastes: sweet, sour,bitter and salty, and that all tastes arecombinations of these. In recent years someresearchers have added a fifth taste, umami,to the other four, though western foodscientists are divided about whether it reallyexists or not.What ingredient is usually used to providethe umami?Hint: Chinese Cuisine
  • 18.  Aji no moto
  • 19. Q14 Id
  • 20. First ever computer mouse by Douglas Englebart
  • 21. Q15.What unique distinction is held by the gentlemen below?
  • 22. In The Godfather, Vito Corleone was portrayed byMarlon Brando. He was portrayed as a younger man inThe Godfather Part II by Robert De Niro. Bothperformances won Academy Awards. Brando and DeNiro remain the only two actors to each win Oscars forplaying the same character.
  • 23. In T9, words that arise with the same numbers are calledtextonyms.Sorry for bad English :P
  • 24.  The second round happens to be a Buzzer round. Total of 6 Questions Each carries +20 for a correct answer A negative 10 for a wrong answer No negative for pass questions
  • 25.  The second round includes questions to identify logosof different brands. Total of 20 Questions Each carries +20 for a correct answer A negative 10 for a wrong answer
  • 26. •8 Questions for Each team•60 seconds•+10 for a correct one•-5 for a wrong one•You can pass an answer without anegative marking
  • 27. Check out our new Online Quizzing Community on Facebookwww.facebook.com/GreyKounts
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