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Some of the questions are not framed by me and are a direct lift-off. However I've failed to give due credits to the original sources as I don't remember them exactly.

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  • 1. The Pursuit of Busyness S. Q. A. D.
  • 2. ROUND I WRITE BRO. Total 8 Questions All answers are to be written down. +10/-0 for each question. Bonus +10 if all answers are correct.
  • 3. 1. How do we know the joint venture between the Tata Group, and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) as?
  • 4. 2. This company was formed by the merger of two companies Shibaura Seisakusho (Shibaura Engineering Works) and Tokyo Denki (Tokyo Electric) in 1939. The present name originated as a nick name but it was only in 1978 that the company was officially renamed.
  • 5. 3. Life magazine estimated in 1936 that 10 million Americans, or approximately 6% of the population had at least one. A Harris Poll, done in 2003, nearly triples those numbers and estimates that 16% of Americans now have one or more. An article ranked __________ as the sixth fastest growing retail venture of the 1990s, right behind Internet, paging services, bagels, computer and cellular phone service. On the average, an establishment is being added in the country everyday. Virtually every language is searched for. Japanese and Chinese characters/symbols are among the most frequently searched. Backs rank the highest in searches (lower, upper and all over) Unmentionables also rank high. __________ in the Western world today has its origins in Polynesia (a large grouping of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean)
  • 6. 4. Founded in 1952 by California clothing company Pacific Mills, it became part of Kayser-Roth and then Gulf and Western Industries before being acquired by Donald Trump in 1996. From 1960 to 1990, the ______ Creed was read at each event : "We, the young women of the _______, believe people everywhere are seeking peace, tolerance and mutual understanding. We pledge to spread this message in every way we can, wherever we go."
  • 7. 5. National Allied Publications was founded in 1934. The companys first publication was the tabloid-sized New Fun the following year. In this companys field of specialization eras are referred to as Golden, Silver and Bronze Ages. How is this company better known today?
  • 8. 6. The name for which high end PC hardware company was chosen because of the founders fondness for the hit television series, The X-Files?
  • 9. 7. Which institution was set up by Sardar Dayal Singh Majitha on May 19 1894 with an emblem of three mountain peaks?
  • 10. 8. Which iconic brand? In 1902 they were appointed as the official tennis ball supplier to The Championships, Wimbledon and, with the current deal set to run until 2015, it remains one of the longest unbroken sporting sponsorships in history.
  • 11. ANSWERS Exchange Sheets
  • 12. 1. How do we know the joint venture between the Tata Group, and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) as?
  • 13. Titan
  • 14. 2. This company was formed by the merger of two companies Shibaura Seisakusho (Shibaura Engineering Works) and Tokyo Denki (Tokyo Electric) in 1939. The present name originated as a nick name but it was only in 1978 that the company was officially renamed.
  • 15. Toshiba Tokyo Denki + Shibaura Seisakusho
  • 16. 3. Life magazine estimated in 1936 that 10 million Americans, or approximately 6% of the population had at least one. A Harris Poll, done in 2003, nearly triples those numbers and estimates that 16% of Americans now have one or more. An article ranked __________ as the sixth fastest growing retail venture of the 1990s, right behind Internet, paging services, bagels, computer and cellular phone service. On the average, an establishment is being added in the country everyday. Virtually every language is searched for. Japanese and Chinese characters/symbols are among the most frequently searched. Backs rank the highest in searches (lower, upper and all over) Unmentionables also rank high. __________ in the Western world today has its origins in Polynesia (a large grouping of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean)
  • 17. Tattoos
  • 18. 4. Founded in 1952 by California clothing company Pacific Mills, it became part of Kayser-Roth and then Gulf and Western Industries before being acquired by Donald Trump in 1996. From 1960 to 1990, the ______ Creed was read at each event : "We, the young women of the _______, believe people everywhere are seeking peace, tolerance and mutual understanding. We pledge to spread this message in every way we can, wherever we go."
  • 19. Ms Universe
  • 20. 5. National Allied Publications was founded in 1934. The companys first publication was the tabloid-sized New Fun the following year. In this companys field of specialization eras are referred to as Golden, Silver and Bronze Ages. How is this company better known today?
  • 21. DC Comics
  • 22. 6. The name for which high end PC hardware company was chosen because of the founders fondness for the hit television series, The X-Files?
  • 23. Alienware
  • 24. 7. Which institution was set up by Sardar Dayal Singh Majitha on May 19 1894 with an emblem of three mountain peaks?
  • 25. Punjab National Bank
  • 26. 8. Which iconic brand? In 1902 they were appointed as the official tennis ball supplier to The Championships, Wimbledon and, with the current deal set to run until 2015, it remains one of the longest unbroken sporting sponsorships in history.
  • 27. Slazenger
  • 28. ROUND II Modified Infinite Bounce 12 Questions. 6 in clock, 6 counter-clock +10/-0 for each question, Part points on QM discretion Pounce: If a team is confident about the answer to a question (direct/out of turn), it can show its answers in written. +15/-10 for the pounce. 4 pounces per team in this round. Use them well.
  • 29. 1. The Martun is located in the city of Kaohsiung and has long lines o