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. 





4 comments:

enigmaticyetstoic said...

1) Oracle Corporation
2) Adil Zainulbhai, the new head of Quality Council of India (QCI)
3) Samsung
4) Qantas
5) Andrew Carnegie
6) 'Jo mera hai woh tera hai', a follow up to the earlier 'Har friend zaroori hai' campaign from Airtel
7) Lanco Infratech and Lagadapati Rajagopal

Brand Trivia Today said...

Answer by Anand Kumar through Email


Oracle, Larry Ellision steps down as CEO
Adil Zainulbhai
Samsung SF Notebook
Qantas Airways Limited
Andrew Carnegie
Jingle, Airtel’s latest TVC – Har Ek Friend Zaroori Hota Hai
Lagadapati Rajagopal , LANCO Infratech

Brand Trivia Today said...

Answer by Usama Hasan through Email

1. Oracle
2. Adil Zainulbhai
3. Samsung

Brand Trivia Today said...

Answer by Raj Gohel via email

1.Larry Ellison,Oracle
2.Adil Zainulbhai
3.Samsung
4.KLM
5.Andrew Carnegie
6.Har ek friend zaroori hota hai
7.Lagadapati Rajagopal, spread peper spray in parliament