Saturday, 27 September 2014

Business Quiz Set- 26

1)  What was started first time in 1996 at Hotel Leela Kempinski in Mumbai  and who started this ?
- Cyber cafe by Pritish Nandy 

2) The genesis of this goes back to 1944 when two brothers, Mr. H. P. Nanda and Mr. Yudi Nanda, launched a small agency house in Lahore. Over the years, this group has surged ahead and evolved into one of India's largest conglomerates being associated with some of the world leaders in the engineering manufacturing space like Minneapolis Moline, Ford, Yamaha, LG. Id this company I am talking about ? 
- Escorts 

3) ID this famous designer, a famous brand named after him ?
 - Tommy Hilfiger

4) This product became most noted due to an advertising campaign in the late 1980s in which fashion models said, "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful." Id which brand adv was this ?
- Panteen 

5)  After which American physicist the trademark of this product is named, a famous company was founded consequently by him in 1913 to sell these product worldwide, Aircraft Pilot, Doctors & Sea Explorer were the main customer of this brand in that time and today it has become household brand ? 
 - Stanley Bottel  invented by William Stanley 

6) The More & Company is a proprietor firm engaged in manufacturing, supplying, distributing and exporting of these item since 1971. Previously these item were known as Kapashi, Paytaan, Kachkadi, Bakkalnali, and Pukari. Id what I am talking about ? 
- Kolhapuri Chapple 

7) Id the logo of which European company ? 
- Airbus

Wednesday, 24 September 2014


Prelim : -

1) This was the classic case of "ambush marketing" promoting the availability of its services in Norway for the (the Olympic in 1994 in LILLEHAMMER) adv was saying "So if you're traveling to Norway, you'll need a passport but you don't need a Visa." Id which compny
- American Express

2) Oskar Barnack invented the first double frame miniature camera in which there were two frames of 35 mm. Id the company ? 
- Leica Camera

3) In 1951, treaty of Paris was signed creating the european coal & steel community this let to Treaty of Rome in 1957 & the formation of what organisation ?
- European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC).

4) Id the Phrase coined ?

- 5 o’clock 

5) He joined Glendinning Associates, and James Gulliver and then worked for sports agent Mark McCormack. He joined Saatchi & Saatchi in 1975, and was group finance director from 1977 until 1984. Often referred to as "the third brother". Id who ? 
- Martin Sorrel 

6) More than 44 million people watch the parade on television each year. It was first televised locally in 1939 as an experimental broadcas. What ?
-Thanks Giving Prade 

7) This is a security bug disclosed in April 2014 in the OpenSSL cryptography library, Logo representing a part of our human body. Security company Codenomicon gave_______ both a name and a logo, contributing to public awareness of the issue. What ?
- Heart Bleed 

8) Pic of Fortune magazine first cover page. 

9) Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 1971 for a thesis titled Employment, output and capital accumulation in an open economy: a disequilibrium approach under the supervision of James Tobin and Joseph Stiglitz. Who ?
- Janet Yellen 

10) Expand ESMA ? 
- Essential Services Maintenance Act

11) Founded by the Lloyd Marshall Dorfman bought by the Indian born BR Shetty, what has been talked ? 
- Travelex Group is a foreign exchange company

12) Screw it lets do it autobiograph of 
- Richard Branson 

13) ID logo of ?

- Vedanta 

14) Word derived from the Persian word Wool ? 
- Phasima 

15) This Private Limited company belonging to VIKRAM KOTHARI ENTERPRISES, was incorporated in the year 1992. The project was conceived with an objective to provide good quality and economically priced ball pens. Which company ?
- Rotomac pen 

16) Two decade after it hived off its carbonated soft dring portfoilo, Parle agro recently announced its re-entry into 15k crore cola market in 2013. Id the product it came up with ? 

- CafĂ© Cuba 

17) The company originally marketed its new product as "Diastoid", but trademarked the name "malted milk" in 1887, during the WW-I this product was extensively used by the soldiers as nutritional drink. Which household brand has been described named after two brothers ?
- Horlicks 

18) Introduced by the GSK in UK during the WW II as an essential nutritional supplement for soldiers. What ?
- Complan

19) ID logo of ?

- La Martina

Wild Round :-

1) Which Finance minister 1950-51 proposed the setting up of the Planning Commission ? 
- John Mathai 

2) A.S. Raman was the first Indian editor Khushwant Singh took over as editor nearly a year after Raman's formal departure. Which Magazine ? 
- The Illustrated Weekly of India 

3) 'every little helps’ tagline of which famous Retail company ?
- Tesco 

4) Which E-commerce comapny was founded in November 2010 by Peyush Bansal


1) The founder a famous brand said this about what, This is a fresh animal, shy, vivacious, jumping. First it smells you, then it escapes, then it comes back, and you feel like caressing it, playing with it ?
- Playboy Bunny by Hugh Hufner 

2) Id the adv of which country to promote tourism ? 

- Romania 

3) What bi annual fashion event that take place is run by Rashion Design council ?
- Lakme Fashion week 

4) The right to manufacture this is held by the Khadi Development and Village Industries Commission, who allocate it to the regional groups. As of 2009, the Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha was the sole manufacturer of this product ? 
- Indian flag 

5) Connect

- Dabawala

6) Connect


7) Which type of beer take it name from Czechoslovakia ?

8) This was founded in 1989 under the name Interactive Home Systems. One major reason for starting the company was founder belief that people would someday decorate their homes with a revolving display of digital artwork using digital frames. The company's name was changed to Continuum Productions in 1994 and a year name was changed by what we know it today. Which company ? 
- Corbis 

9) Connect
- arsenal 

10) Despite some claims the word originally came from the swahili language all evidence points to its origin from a middle persian word what word ? 

11) Book about ?

- Qantas Ariline 

12) Le Smoking the first Tuxedo for women was designed half a century ago by_____ ?
- Yves Saint Laurent.

13) Connect ? 

14) Aviva, Luminous one more clue and connect was 
- Sachin Tendulkar

15) Who is the finance Minister who presented the more number of times Budget in the Parliament ?
- Moraji Desai 

16) Whose daughter is this ? 

- Megan Ellison

17) which brand launched this ? 

- Pizza Hut 

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Business Quiz Set- 25

1) He worked for computer company Ampex Corporation,  his early project involved writing for the Central Intelligence Agency a database that could turn numbers into information. In late 1970's, working with Robert Miner and Edward Oates, he created a company called Software Development Laboratories to sell their product, the relational database, to the government. Later they turned their database into software business. How we know this company today  ?

- Oracle

2)  Studied from Harvard Business School,  shared classroom with Meg Whitman and the former head of Enron, Jeffrey Skilling.  Retired as the chairman of McKinsey India in 2012, he is in boards of several important companies:  Reliance Industries, Cipla,  Network18 and  L&T. And most recently, has been given responsibility of an autonomous body jointly formed in 1997 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion. Who is this  ?
- Adil Zainulbhai

3) Campaign of which Asian brand ?
- Samsung 

4) This is largest airline of its native country & the second oldest in the world, this is the first airline to introduce business class travel way back in late 1970's. ID which airline is this named after some territories of its native country ? 
- Quantas

5) He wrote an article known as "Savage Wealth"  in 1889  that describes the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made rich. Later X formed a company  in early 1890's, which made him  richest person of his time. It was the first corporation in the world with a market capitalization over $1 billion. Just after the 9 year of its formation, this enterprises were bought out at a figure equivalent to 12 times their annual earnings by JP Morgan.  Id this highest profile philanthropist of his era who had given away almost 90 percent of his wealth in philanthropy? 
- Andrew Carnegie 

6) The credit for X goes to Ram Sampath’s (from the Delhi Belly fame) composition and Amitabh Bhattacharya’s who penned "Bhaag Bhaag DK Bose" lyric, Ram Madhvani (from the Happy Dent TVC fame). What am I talking about ? 

- Har ek Friend Zaroori hota hai (Aitel Ad) 

7) Which conglomerate & ID him who was in news few month back (I think I am bit late on this but then also lets have a try over it) ?
 - Lanco was founded by a businessman Lagadapati Amarappa Naidu and his son Lagadapati Rajagopal in pic who did pepper spray in the parliament. 

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Business Quiz Set- 24

1) This US based fashion retail store named after its founding location. And a management program run by University of Pennsylvania &  The Wharton School jointly is also named after retail founder. Id the retail store and its founder ? 
- Nine West retail store and Jerome Fisher.

2) X did Masters at JNU followed by Ph.D then served at Price Waterhouse, London. During this time she also worked with BBC World Service. X is also the founder of a school in Hyderabad and handling key portfolio in NDA Govt. Who am I talking about ? 
-  Nirmala Sitharaman 

3) Once a poor immigrant,  start his career by selling plastic flowers. Today, he is the world's largest operator of container terminals and world's largest health and beauty retailer. Who is this in visual ? 

- Li Ka Shing  

4) Started as a coffee house around 1660's, Today his is perhaps best known for its unusual insurance policies on various body parts of famous personality such as Whitney Houston's, Celine Dion's, Bob Dylan's, Bruce Springsteen's vocal cords, Tempest Storm, Holly Madison for Breast and also insurance of the development of the One World Trade Center and talking with Virgin Galactic to insure spaceflights. Id this group, which is not a company but instead a corporate body governed by the X Act of 1871 and subsequent Acts of Parliament ? 
- Lloyd's

5)  This product was first made in the Gujrat and its first trademark was registered by Haribhai Desai of Bombay 1901 while Mohanlal and Hargovindas obtained its trademark in 1902 by doing some change in it. The ‘Swadeshi Andolan’ gave this product acceptance widely. Around World War II, this product became an important as it was a part of the rations of the Indian Army. The outbreak of World War II saw an increase in the production. This item gained widespread social acceptance in a short period and its industry became a role model for small Indian businesses. Id what I am talking about ? 
- Bidi

6) The Totonac people, who inhabit in the Mexico, known for first to cultivate this commodity, According to Totonac mythology, the tropical orchid was born when Princess Xanat, forbidden by her father from marrying a person later fled to the forest with her lover. The lovers were captured and beheaded. Where their blood touched the ground, the vine of the tropical orchid grew.
In the 15th century, Aztecs who conquered the Totonac named this item "Black flower". In mid 19th century Maxico was the chief producer of this but currently according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, Indonesia is currently responsible for the vast majority of its production around 58%. Today this is  2nd most expensive spice of this world liked most by children ? 
-  Vanila 

7) Id the Logo of 

- DreamWorks 


Saturday, 6 September 2014

Business Quiz Set- 23

1) "Chiffrephile" is a term used for the people who are in the field of Economics and Finance. Who are these people, for whom this term is coined for?
- People who are lover of Figure. 

2) This is a place in suburb of Mumbai. The name of this location has been derived from the names of two small but old temples located in this area. A famous confectionery company also share its name with this 
location and also serve as the location of its first factory established back in 1950 and inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru?
- Parle G and the location is Vile Parle

3)  It is Nandini in Karnataka, Saras in Rajasthan and Mahananda in Maharashtra are result of influence from what ? 
- Amul, Kurien's idea of having farmers own the brand went a long way This is the reason state federations now have their own brands
4) This group was founded as a publishing house and print shop in July 1835 in Germany. First concentrated on christian songs and books later the company began publishing novels, During World War II, this was the biggest single producer of Nazi propaganda as its owner,  said to have belonged to a group that donated money to the Nazi's and this gave them enough publicity in that time.  
This company today own the world's largest general interest trade book publishing company, Europe's biggest broadcaster of radio and television group & biggest magazine publishing houses in Europe. Id which business Group I am talking about ? 
- Bertelsmann 

5) Our movement has much in common with Gandhi's both are movements for freedom and to end a form of oppression. Gandhi sought to end the rule of the British over India, and we seek to end the rule of the software developers over cyberspace. Who is this computer programmer had  obtained positive statements about the free software movement from the  Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam also ? 
- Richard Matthew Stallman

7) ID logo of  ?