Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Business Quiz - 91

1)* X was designed by the Giles Gilbert Scott's, which was first introduced following a competition in 1924. It is often seen as a British cultural icon throughout the world. In 2006, it was voted one of the Britain's top 10 design icons. Despite a reduction in their numbers in recent years, these can still be seen in many places throughout the UK and in current or former British colonies around the world. But after 90 years later, X is becoming obsolete and recognising their cult status some are being preserved for entrepreneurs and communities re-purpose as these places are being used as a place to start libraries, Art Gallery and cafes. 

ID what I am talking about which is a popular backdrop for thousands of selfies in today world? 

 Red Telephone Box

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Business Quiz - 90

Jagjivan Ujamshi Mulji, known for his sugar trading firm in India before independence. Popularly known as 'Sugar Bapa', he nurtured the culture of fair-price shops for an efficient distribution network of sugar in the country. But today his founded company way back in 1948 is India largest company in its segment, It is known to give India its first Oil Tanker in 1956. Id this company by its logo? 

The Great Eastern Shipping Company

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Business Quiz - 89

1) He is dubbed as China's Warren Buffett by local media, his career started at a state-run vacuum tube plant, before venturing into the field of homegrown electronics. His first product was the “Subor”, a copycat of Nitendo’s Famicom (a gaming console). Since there wasn't any local competition back in the 1990s, “Subor” skyrocketed in terms of popularity. Later, he went on to start BBK, which was primarily popular for creating VCD, MP3 players and DVD players. By 2001, this company had become the world’s largest DVD manufacturer later the company has become a famous OEM manufacturer for overseas brands and today it is equally famous for two its famous brand. ID these brands and person in the visual? 

- Duan Yongping and Oppo, Vivo

2) He served as 25th Secretary of the Treasury (1861-1864) of US. He is best known for introducing first paper currency as well as national bank in the country. In 1877, which famous financial entity was named after him although he did not have any connection with this entity. It this financial institution named after him? 

Chase National Bank named after him 'Salmon P. Chase'

 3) Id this financial service provider by its Logo & formerly known by what name ? 
Ant Financial Services Group, formerly known as Alipay: An affiliate company of the Chinese Alibaba Group

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Business Quiz - 88

This company formed in 2013 by Iagnemma and Emilio Frazzoli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers. This company came in limelight in August 2016. Why this company was in news?  

-  It is known for launching world first self-driving taxis in the Singapore

Friday, 17 March 2017

Business Quiz - 87

1) This brand was launched in India on independence day in 1952, 2 yr back this company came up with a campaign titled #AliveIsOffline which urged its consumer to get off the internet, keep the smartphones away and see this world without World Wide Web. ID which brand came up with this campaign which is an extension of one of its previous campaign which is more popular even today? 
- Cinthol

2)  This non-profit economic think tank was started in mid 1950's as a public-private partnership. The Ford Foundation provided strong financial support in the early years, combined with support from the Finance Ministry and Tata Sons. Id this institution which is today headed by Nandan Nilekani ? 
- NCAER (National Council of Applied Economic Research)

3) Established on 16 July 1968 by the Government of Singapore to take over the industrial financing activities from the Economic Development Board, today this Singapore based multinational banking and financial services corporation is considered as the "Safest Bank in Asia”. Id this financial institution having the tagline "Living, Breathing Asia"? 
- DBS Bank

4) This is one of the oldest and most common ideograms in Western culture and originally stood for the planet Mars in the Roman Empire. As such, the ideogram has long been the symbol of the iron industry so a famous Sweden based company adopted it as its logo by creating an association with the Swedish Iron Industry. Id the brand? 
- Volvo