Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Tata Crucible Honor Roll











Left :   Aniruddha Dutta and M. Sureshkumar- Champions Bombay Edition Tata Track
Right: Tathagata Mukherji - Runners Up Bangalore Edition Tata Track

Fun Contest Salutes you!!!!!

Monday, September 15, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-Question & Answer-15th Edition




Connect the all four pictures and explain the connection.No points for identifying the pictures.Question carries 1 point only.Kindly mail your answers at funcontest@gmail.com only.
Level of difficult:-Easy.
ANSWER:-
http://fun-factsunknowncontest.blogspot.com/2008/09/fun-facts-unknown-contest-question-15th.html

Sunday, September 14, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-Question & Answer -14th September





Identify X,Y,Z are three pictures shown respectively.Identify them.What is common to kremlin in moscow,the royal palace in madrid and the structure created by picture-1 and the picture-3.Name it.
For the question,you can also click at http://www.marchahaed.co.in/.

ANSWER:-
1.Gustaf Eiffel2.Elisha Otis3.Washington Memorialkremlin in moscow,the royal palace in madrid and the structure created by (1)Eiffel (the Eiffel tower) and (3)The washington memorial use the elevator made by 2(Otis)
For question,click at http://kwizpakodah.blogspot.com/2008/09/fun-facts-unknown-contest-question-14th.html
ANNOUNCEMENT:- The question for 15th September edition will be uploaded by 1.15am.
For question you can visit www.marchahead.co.in .
RESULTS:-Only 8 all correct answer entries.
Fastest correct answer entry is from Deepanshu Berry.
Lucky Draw Winner is M.Suresh Kumar.
Congratulations to both of you.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-12th September-Question & Answer




Connect it.Explain the connection of all these pictures clearly.

For the 13th edition question,click at http://marchahead.co.in/question.php


ANSWER:-
 
pic 1: Cover of the Money Magazine, owned by TIME inc., where Aravind Adiga was a correspondent
pic 2: Aravind Adiga's articles have also appeared in the Financial Times
pic 3: The White Tiger, a novel, written by Aravind Adiga,
pic 4: Logo of Man Group , sponsors the Man Booker Prize, Aravind Adiga's novel has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year
Connect: Aravind Adiga
 
RESULTS:-
 
Only 10 all correct entries.
Fastest Correct Answer Entry:-Souvik Mandal
LUCKY DRAW Winner:-Sangram Banerjee
 
 
Name Time score
Sylvian Patrick   5
Tathagat Mukherjee   5
Souvik Mandal Fastest 5
Sangram Banerjee Lucky Draw 5
Shyam Naren Jayraman    5
Ninad W   5
Swagata Mukherjee   5
Deepanshu Berry   5
Abilas J Ram   5
Aniruddha Dutta   5
Lekshmi s   5
 
ANNOUNCEMENT:-
 
14th September questions will be posted by 7.30am.
 
you are requested to send in your answers at funcontest@gmail.com now onwards...

Friday, September 12, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-Question-12th September

QUESTION:-

Yesterday was 11th September, a date that will remain etched in all our minds for what happened in New York in 2001.For "March ahead"(our web site), 11th September also holds special significance in terms of one of the heroes of our web site,who acted as a guiding light for many a Indians and made India famous in the global arena.  Tell us what we are taking about?

ANSWER:-

Swami Vivekanada is the person who is actual hero of "March Ahead".His famous saying,'Awake'!'Arise'!Stop not till you reach at your goal.March Ahead....".

On Chicago, Sept 11, 1893, his famous speech which started with "Sisters and Brothers of America" created a special place in eveyone's mind in the world parliament of religions.

However the world trade center mishap also happened on the same date,Sept 11.

RESULTS:-

  • There are 10 all correct answers.
  • Fastest Correct Answer Entry:-Aniruddha Dutta
  • Lucky Draw Winner:-Mahmood Hussain
    The 10 all correct entries are from the following people.
    Sylvian Patrick   1 Tathagat Mukherjee   1 Souvik Mandal   1 M Sureshkumar   1 Chiranjit Mandhata   1 Mahmood Hussain Lucky Draw 1 Deepanshu Berry   1 Abilas J Ram   1 Aniruddha Dutta Fastest 1 Mamta Paul   1

ANNOUNCEMENTS:-

The 13th September question will be posted in between 12.30am-1am. 



Thursday, September 11, 2008

FUN - Facts UnknowN Contest - 11th September Edition-Question & Answer

X launched a boxing ring campain, namely Y featuring A and B, who are arch rivals in tennis. The advertisement was launched during US Open 2008.

The sneaker company enjoys an endorsement deal with both the players. Identify X,Y,A and B.

Answer:-

X==Don King, boxing promoter
Y==Grapple in the Apple
A==Roger Federer
B==Rafael Nadal
Don King was roped in to spice it up between Federer and Nadal during the 2008 US Open. Sadly, the two never met in the finals.

Subhashree Srinivasan 4         Sylvian Patrick   4 Tathagat Mukherjee   4 Souvik Mandal Fastest 4 Aparna Ganesh   4 M Sureshkumar   4 Sangram Banerjee   4 Shyam Naren Jayraman    4 Chiranjit Mandhata   4 Ninad W   4 Ashish Kumar   4 Swagata Mukherjee   4 Ghanshyam Malviya   4 Miraj   4 Paras Malhotra   4 Abilas J Ram Lucky Draw 4 Bipin Banavalikar   4 Anubhav Chatterjee   4 Aniruddha Dutta   4 Sidhartha Sankar Sahu   4
  • Tomorrow's question(12th September) to be posted by 8am.
  • www.marchahead.co.in-"only web site which rewards quizzers".
  • Lucky winner:-Abilas J Ram
  • Fastest correct answer:-Souvik Mandal





Wednesday, September 10, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-10th September-Question

Identify the picture.It is the logo of a device "A",developed by company "B"of the nation"C".The name of the device is given by a branding company,'D'.It is said so by the head of the organisation that an employee of this branding consultancy company felt the miniature buttons of the device looked likethe tiny seeds of a fruit "E",but as the name of the fruit was sounding very slow,another naming expert of the same organisation came out with its original name which it has right now and that was accepted as "A".
So name A,B,C,D & E?

Answer:-
A. Blackberry
B. Research in Motion
C. Canada
D. Lexicon Branding
E. Strawberry



Tuesday, September 9, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-Question & Answer-9th September





Dear All,

A warm welcome from the Team-March Ahead of www.marchahead.co.in - "The only web site which rewards Quizzers".

Connect the all three pictures.Explain the connection properly.

Answer:-
 
pic 1: Kishore Kumar

pic 2: poster of the movie 3 Deewarein

pic 3: Teacher's achievement awards ka logo

connect: Nagesh Kukunoor...

judged the show "K for Kishore" on tv..coming up with amovie on Kishoredaa
directed the movie 3 deewarein...also acted as Nagaiya..written the story also
won the teacher's achievement award for creative and performing arts in 2002
 
Name Time score
Sylvian Patrick   1
Tathagat Mukherjee   1
Souvik Mandal Fastest 1
M Sureshkumar   1
Sangram Banerjee   1
Chiranjit Mandhata   1
Ninad W Lucky Draw 1
Ghanshyam Malviya   1
Miraj   1
Deepanshu Berry   1
Darshana Parmar   1
Aniruddha Dutta   1
 
Congratulations to Ninad & Souvik.

Monday, September 8, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-8th September-Question & Answer







Dear All,



A warm welcome from the Team-March Ahead of www.marchahead.co.in - "The only web site which rewards Quizzers".

Identify all the four logos and explain what connects all of them together.


Dear All,

A warm welcome from the Team-March Ahead of www.marchahead.co.in - "The only web site which rewards Quizzers".






Identify all the four logos and explain what connects all of them together.

ANSWER:-

1. J&K Bank2. Bengaluru International Airport Limited3. Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport4. Canara Bank
The Connection is Ray and Keshavan popularly called Ray+Keshavan, an ad agency now taken over by WPP which has done the designing of the above and were responsible for their re-branding exercises.

9 all correct answer entries.

Sylvian Patrick

5
Tathagat Mukherjee

5
Souvik Mandal

5
M Sureshkumar

5
Sangram Banerjee

5
Chiranjit Mandhata

5
Swagata Mukherjee

5
Miraj
Fastest
5
Anubhav Chatterjee
Lucky Draw
5

Congrats to Miraj & Anubhav.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-7th Edition-Question & Answer

 

Dear All,

 

A warm welcome from the Team-March Ahead of www.marchahead.co.in - "The only web site which rewards Quizzers".

 

Identify the first picture(A) and connect it with the picture-2.The picture-1(business group)-'A' originated from which nation,"B" and what does it mean,"C", in its national language.(C-is the meaning of the word.)Who is the largest shareholder of this company?Name the person,"D".Why it was banned in China.Give the funada.(No point for identifying picture-2).The funda and explanation is "E'.5 points for A,B,C,D & E.

 

Mail your answers to manasanayak@gmail.com or SMS at 9337222518.


ANSWER:-

 

A - Carrefour
B - France
C - Crossroads
D -  LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy)
E - It was banned in China because the Olympic torch relay was disrupted in Paris (France) and the Chinese wanted to retaliate against companies with French roots. Also, it was rumoured that its major shareholder LVMH had made donations to Dalai Lama.

The connect with Tour de France is that "Champion" another brand from Carrefour retail group's stable is one of the major sponsor of Tour de France.

 

Name Time score
Sylvian Patrick   5
Tathagat Mukherjee   5
Souvik Mandal Fastest 5
M Sureshkumar   5
Shyam Naren Jayraman    5
Chiranjit Mandhata   5
Ninad W   5
Miraj   5
Anubhav Chatterjee Lucky Draw 5

 

Souvik Mandal fastest correct answer entry.

Anubhav Chatterjee is lucky draw winner.

 

8th edition question comes your way in an hour's time.


Saturday, September 6, 2008

Fun Facts Unknown - 6th September Edition-Question & Answer

He got some money from gold mine stake and invested the quick moneythat he made from the mines in business.This business house is a bigdepartmental store today.This departmental store started as a shoeretailer later on got into clothing also.The moment a new recruiteejoined the company,he/she use to get a gray card of seventy fivewords,which is a handbook.Name the company.Name the person.They alsohave restaurants of various types.One of these restaurants,features anexhibition kitchen and small plates dining service with full tableservice.Name the restaurant.For identifying the founder,name of thecompany and the name of the special restaurant brand,you will getpoints.
All the best.

ANSWER:-

company ----   Nordstrom, Inc. 

founder ----   John W. Nordstorm

name of the special restaurant brandBlue stove


8 all correct entries.

Tathagat Mukherjee 3 
M Sureshkumar   3 Sangram Banerjee   3 Shyam Naren Jayraman    3 Chiranjit Mandhata   3 Ninad W- Fastest -3 Miraj- Lucky Draw- 3 Bipin Banavalikar-3

The fastest correct answer entry-Ninad
The luckydraw winner-Miraj

Congrats to both of you.
 

Friday, September 5, 2008

5th September Question & Answer

Connect Sridevi, Sourav Ganguly, Renuka Shahane.(Related to which product and brand,answer that.)

Answer:-

This was launched in 1996 for which the advertisers/marketers/brand ambassadors were the three-Renuka,Sridevi and Ganguly

Subhashree Srinivasa  1 Sylvian Patrick   1 Tathagat Mukherjee   1 Shafeeq   1 Souvik Mandal   1 Siddharth Gongala   1 Aparna Ganesh   1 M Sureshkumar Fastest 1 Varun Reddy   1 Sangram Banerjee   1 Raghu Gopalan   1 Shyam Naren Jayraman    1 Chiranjit Mandhata   1 Ninad W   1 Swagata Mukherjee   1 Ghanshyam Malviya   1 Miraj   1 Deepanshu Berry   1 Varun Athreya   1 Kamdar Bhavin   1 Abilas J Ram   1 A Shruti Lucky Draw  1


Souvik Mandal-Fastest correct answer entry
A Shruti:-Lucky winner


Thursday, September 4, 2008

FUN-4TH EDITION-QUESTION & Answer



Connect it.Correct explanation of the picture-1 with picture-2 & 3 is required.Also identify the person in picture-1.

3 points for this question.

ANSWER:-

Pic 1 : Thomas Friedman
Pic 2: Logo of Dell, Friedman updated the Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention
Pic 3: Mac Donalds Golden Arches - The Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention
 
Connect is : Theory of Conflict Prevention

8 all correct answer entries.

Tathagat Mukherjee- Fastest -3 Souvik Mandal   3 M Sureshkumar- Lucky Draw- 3 Varun Reddy   3 Shyam Naren Jayraman    3 Chiranjit Mandhata   3 Swagata Mukherjee   3 Varun Athreya   3

Fastest correct Answer Entry:-Tathagat Mukherjee
Lucky Draw winner:-M Sureshkumar



Wednesday, September 3, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest Third September Edition - Question & Answer




Connect all the three pictures and explain the connection ? The question carries one point for exact explanation ?

Only three correct answer entries.



Tathagat Mukherjee   1

Souvik Mandal -Fastest -1

Siddharth Gongala   1


Fastest correct answer entry-Winner:-Souvik Mandal




Tuesday, September 2, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-2nd September-Question & Answer





Connect these pictures.These business tycoons are part of an exhaustive list that contains business czars like George Sorus,Alan Greenspan,Warren Buffet,Rupert Murdoch and Hugh Hefner to name a few.

4 points for identifying the 4 pictures and 1 point for explaining the connection.

Mail your answers at manasanayak@gmail.com or SMS at 9337222518.

ANSWER:-
Pic-1:-B K Birla
Pic-2:-C P Krishnan Nair
Pic-3:-Keshub Mahindra
Pic-4:-K P Singh
Connect:-They have joined the world's top 50 septuagenarian business heads compiled by US magazine BusinessWeek. They are only four to be included in this list joining the business czars like Rupert Murdoch.


20 All correct answers.

Fastest correct answer entry winner-Blunt Head

Lucky Draw Winner-2ND EDITION-Shyam Naren Jayraman

Sylvian Patrick
5
Tathagat Mukherjee
5
Souvik Mandal
5
Siddharth Gongala
5
Aparna Ganesh
5
M Sureshkumar
5
Varun Reddy
5
Sangram Banerjee- 5
Nishita Ganatra- 5
Raghu Gopalan-5

Shyam Naren Jayraman-5
Chiranjit Mandhata
5
Ninad W

5
Swagata Mukherjee

5
Miraj

5
Blunt Head
12.24am
5
Rahul Singhal
5
Deepanshu Berry
5
Paras Malhotra
5

Monday, September 1, 2008

FUN-Facts UnknowN Contest-Question & Answer-1st September




Identify the three pictures and connect it.3 points for identifying them and 1 point for the explanation of the connect.
(Think about a film which is into Guinness World Records-GWR.)
Explain why it is into GWR?(It earns you an additional point)
Mail your answers at manasanayak@gmail.com by 8pm or SMS at 09337222518.
ANSWER:-

Connection:-Film Gandhi
Picture-1 :Ben Kingsley(Title role)
Picture-2: Pt.Ravishankar(Music)
Picture-3: Richard Attenborough(Director)
It is in Guinness Book of Records(GBR) because of the Funeral scene where highest no. of extras were taken(300000 approx).

25 all correct answer entries.
Winner:-Ghanshyam Malviya

Subhashree Srinivasan 5
Sylvian Patrick 5
Tathagat Mukherjee 5
Shafeeq 5
Souvik Mandal 5
Siddharth Gongola 5
Aparna Ganesh 5
M Sureshkumar5
Abhishek Das 5
Subhendu Saha 5
Varun Reddy 5
Prateek Vijayavargia 5
Sangram Banerjee 5
Nishita Ganatra 5
Raghu Gopalan 5
Shyam Naren Jayraman 5
Chiranjit Mandhata 5
Ninad W 5
Ashish Kumar 5
Sridharan Doraivelu 5
Swagata Mukherjee 5
Mahmood Hussain 5
Ghanshyam Malviya 5
Miraj 5