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WELL DONE: T.S. Narayanasami, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Overseas Bank, greets the winners of the `Ad Club - Business Line Quiz' on Saturday. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan
WELL DONE: T.S. Narayanasami, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Overseas Bank, greets the winners of the `Ad Club - Business Line Quiz' on Saturday. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan

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J. Rahul and A.G.K. Murty of Vizag Steel B are the winners

CHENNAI: The 10th Ad Club - Business Line Quiz 2006 was won by visitors J. Rahul and A.G.K. Murty of Vizag Steel B, Vizag, on December 2.

They won a cash prize of Rs.25,000 from The Hindu Business Line, LCD TVs from Samsung, and prizes from other sponsors. Prizes were distributed by T.S. Narayanaswamy, Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Overseas Bank, which was the title sponsor, and K. Venugopal, Joint Editor, The Hindu Business Line.

The associate sponsor of the quiz was the National Institute of Business Management, while Samsung was a prize sponsor.

The runners-up position went to Sujit Varkey and K.M. Prashanth from NTPC, Delhi. They won Rs.15,000 and Samsung Slim Fit TVs. The third place was won in a tough fight, with both local heroes Sify / The Hindu and Questas Software, Mumbai, running neck and neck for the first three tie-breaker questions. The Sify / The Hindu team, with team members R. Gunaseelan from Sify and V.V. Ramanan from The Hindu managed to edge past the outsiders on the fourth question posed by quizmaster Suresh Kumar of Mind Spark Consulting, who has been a staple at the quiz since its inception.

Some of the questions were

What does TEN in TEN Sports stand for?

Ans: Taj Entertainment Network

In the movie `Phir Milenge' what account does Shilpa Shetty's character handle?

Ans: BSA Cycles

What is the country of origin of Fanta (the soft drink)?

Ans: Germany

Name the sponsor for the cricket team of India's formal wear

Ans: Pantaloons

In US shopping parlance what is `Black Friday'?

Ans: The day after Thanksgiving, marked as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.

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