Buzzer # 4 | Quiz on News Channels

09 Aug,2012

We are back with the fourth edition of MxMIndia’s media quiz that happens every Friday. Our quizmaster is Sorbojeet Chatterjee, Vice President – Marketing at Neo Sports. To enter this quiz, simply email the answers with your personal details (Name, email id and telephone number) and a five-word descriptor for Cannes Lions at editor@mxmindia.com with Buzzer#4 in the subject. Standard contest rules apply (see box below).

There will be 3 prizes for Buzzer #4. First Prize: Rs 1001, and 2 Second Prizes of Rs 250.

If there’s a tie, the best descriptor for Cannes Lions will get the prize (note: tie-breaker question will change every week).
Last date for sending entries: Thursday, August 16.

 Suhel Seth, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Vir Sanghvi and Jeetendra were shareholders in this news channel for a brief period. Which channel?
 On which news channel would you find the popular weekend programmes – Total Recall and The Foodie?
 A chartered accountant by profession, he is also the brother-in-law of CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat. Identify the icon?

 This gentleman is a former Director General of Doordarshan. Identify his famous daughter?
 BAG films is owned by Anurradha Prasad and Rajiv Shukla and they operate the news channel News 24. What does the acronym BAG stand for?
 Which news channel was launched with the tagline ‘Sharp News for Sharp People’?
 The launch episode of Satyamev Jayate on female foeticide featured 2 journalists narrating their experience of doing a sting operation on doctors in Jaipur. Which news channel had done this sting operation?
 With which newspaper did NDTV tie up to launch an English language local news channel?
 Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, recently joined a news network as a correspondent. Which network?

 Identify the news reporter interviewing General Cariappa on Doordarshan? Today she is interviewed on a daily basis on English news channels?

Winner of Buzzer # 3 is Ms Ritika Misra  (Tel No xxxxx 57×63) who works with DDB Mudra Max. Ms Misra wins a Prize of Rs 1001 (yes, for the second consective week!). The second prize winner is Ms Natasha Dhingra of Aidem (xxxxx 96×29) who wins the Second Prize of Rs 501. Congratulations, Ms Misra and Ms Dhingra. Please await our mail, send us your coordinates and we will wire/ courier/ deposit the prize… asap!

 

Answers to Buzzer # 3

1. Facebook, 2. Orkut, 3. The Accidental Billionaires, 4. CNN, 5. Zynga (Named after Mark Pincus’ pet bulldog Zinga), 6. Tumblr, 7. First video uploaded on YouTube, 8. Facebook Revolution, 9. Shorty Awards, 10. Twitter


1. The families and employees of MxMIndia Private Limited and its associates are not eligible to win prizes.
2. You can send as many entries as you would like. There is no entry fee.
3. In case of more than one all-correct entry, the Tie-Breaker will be the decider.
4. The decision of the Quizmaster and/or the MxMIndia editor will be final.
5. If the winner is not reachable by phone/email, the next best entry will be awarded the prize.
6. By sending your entry, it is assumed that you are in agreement with the rules.
7. Last Date for sending entries for Buzzer # 4 is August 16, 2012.

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