Thursday, October 11, 2007

How well do you know your alma mater & the city ?

Shanta has finally put us out of our misery and given the answers to the XL Chennai Quiz.

That's it! You've had enough time to think!! The answers follow:

How was the 'R' in XLRI expanded earlier - 'Resources' or 'Relations'?
- Relations

What will be the total tution fee for BMD/PMIR Students joining XLRI in 2008?
- Rs.517,000

What is the PIN code that XLRI is located in?
- 831001

What is the official website of XLRI?

What are the 2 rivers of Jamshedpur?
- Subarnarekha & Khadki

By what name is the Theatre Society at XLRI known?
- Dracula

In which year was the 3 year BME program begun at XLRI?
- 1966

In which district of Jharkhand is Jamshedpur located?
- East Singbhum

Born in Jamshedpur, she went on to become Ms. World in 2000. Who?
- Priyanka Chopra

What is the name of the band that has had such 'hits' as 'GMD' and 'XL ki Kudiyan'?
- Bodhi Tree

After whom are the women's residences at XLRI named?
- Nilima Acharji & Mother Teresa

What was Tatanagar Railway Station earlier known as?
- Kalimati Railway Station

What is the medal given to the best outgoing BMD student called?
- ICI Medal

Which naturalist and author of books such as 'My Family & Other Animals', was born in Jamshedpur?
- Gerald Durrell

Who is the chairman of XLRI's Board of Governors?
- B.Muthuraman

Who was the recipient of the Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Industrial & Social Peace in 2007?
- K.V.Kamath

Who, along with Fr. Quinn Enright, founded XLRI in 1949?
- Fr. Bill Tome

Whose birthday on March 3 is celebrated as Founder's Day?
- Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata

How many electives must a BMD / PMIR student mandatorily take at XLRI?
- Eighteen

The best PMIR student receives the JM Kumarappa Gold Medal. The second best?
- Dean Kamala Mathur Medal

Before being renamed 'Jamshedpur', what was the city known as?
- Sakchi

After whom is the Library at XLRI named?
- Sir Jehangir Ghandy

Which professor from XLRI addressed the UN General Assembly on July 5/6 2007?
- Tata L. Raghuram

What is the name of the train that connects Chennai Central & Tatanagar Junction?
- 3352 Dhanbad Express

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