Friday, 31 July 2015

Business Quiz Set - 59

1) This company was founded in Florida by Pat Sher, Jack Kopkin and Stephen Dougherty. The company by-line says this-"Taking care of business". Some of their in-house brands are Ativa, CafĂ© Delray, Foray, RealSpace, and TUG. Identify the company being discussed.
Office Depot, Inc

2) What was started by J. Sheridan and H. Bottomley in 1888 as the "London Financial Guide". Describing itself as the friend of "The Honest Financier and the Respectable Broker". Today it is sold to "The Nihon Keizai Shimbun" a Japan based company ? 
Financial Times (FT)

3) Mash Donald, Pizza Hat, Raees Coffee (Replica of Starbucks), Super Star inspired by Carl's Jr., Subways are the replica of famous US based fast food chains these are the brands in which country ? 
- Iran

4) Which airline in India has launched a contest 'Cook and Fly'  for aspiring chefs across the country and favourite recipe will be selected to be a part of its In-flight menu ? 

5) J. Shah started a book distribution company in mid 1940's. This publishing house name mean in English is 'Victory' as the independence was around, he named the company so. It was India first publisher of paperback books in English Language & in 1960's also claimed  first houses in India to publish English translations of non-English writings by Indian authors. Which publishing house is this publisher of world transforming authors such as Robin Sharma, Stephen Hawking, Dalai Lama, Ravi Shanker Khushwant Shing Brain Tracy etc. 
Jaico Publishing House

6) In the world of business what is Key man Insurance Policy ? 
- Insurance of any person employed by a company having a special skill set or substantial responsibilities and who contributes significantly to the profits of that organization. 

7) Id the which Airline founded in 2013 and commenced its operation recently ? 

- Truejet  promoted by Ram Charan son of Telugu actor Chiranjeevi

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Business Quiz Set - 58

1) This 5-star hotel opened recently in Japan near Nagasaki by a Japanese businessman Hideo Sawada. The hotel is named Henn na Hotel, which means ‘change’ or ‘strange’ in Japanese, set in a theme park that is modelled on a quaint Dutch town. What is so special about this new hotel opened recently ?
World's 1st hotel to be fully managed by Robots/ Humanoids.

2)  A black knight is a company that makes a hostile takeover offer for the target company, A white knight makes a friendly takeover offer to a target company that is being faced with a hostile takeover. What is "Yellow Knight" ? 
A company that was once making a takeover attempt but ends up discussing a merger with the target company.

3) This name originally used in 1880's by a California foods distributor to designate a premium blend of coffee prepared for the Hotel X. Later X brand was introduced when the firm diversified its business and selected X as the brand name for its canned product. This brand remain a part of many well known companies like RJR Nabisco, KKR, Merrill Lynch, P&G, Kraft etc. Which brand is this having presence in India in a JV with Bharti Enterprises ? 
- Del Monte Food

4) Which Asian company derive its name from a German novel "The Sorrows of Young Werther" after a character in it. As the character in this novel stole the hearts of many of its readers worldwide consequently company also strives to deeply move the hearts of each and every customer of theirs. Id the company ? 
- Lotte 

5) Id them & the company started by these 2 in mid 2000's ? 
Rahul Bhatia & Rakesh Gangwal, founded Indigo Airlines

6) This confectionery item named after a town of Shropshire in England. Acc. to a Book "The Taste of Britain" it was first documented in 1500's. Mr. Pailin was the person who provided the best recipe of this item and adopted till now. A lot of the credit to made famous in India goes to  the Irani Zoroastrian immigrants who started their confectionery joints and served this to India. Id what I am talking about ? 
Shrewbury Biscuits/Cakes

7) Id the logo of which entity owned by RBI ? 
- National Housing Bank 

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Business Quiz Set - 57

1) The company was started in 1969 in Australia originally produced surfboards. Then in the early 70's they began to produce wetsuits. Today, It has become one of the biggest surf wear brands across the globe. The name of this brand was taken from a vee-bottom surfboard that founder of this company bought in 1968, upon which he'd written "_______ Hot Dog." Id the brand which is considered as  "Big Three" in its category ?
Rip Curl

2) Id her & claim to fame ?

Kei Perenna, Youngest billionaire in the world at the age of 24

3) This magazine was founded in 1883 in New York by J.A Mitchell & A.Miller. Later sold to TIME in mid 1930's who ran this as weekly until 1972,  as an intermittent "special" until 1978, and as a monthly from 1978 to 2002. It was launched again as weekly newspaper from 2004-2007 & later tried to create its online presence but couldn't take off successfully. Id which magazine which is best known for the work of Alfred Eisenstaedt in mid 40's ?

- Life

4) ID currency  of which nation he appears on, he was also the student of Shankar Dayal Sharma, the former President of India. Id currency and person ?

Currency of Oman(Oman rial) and person is Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said

5) Connect ?

Pizza Hut
Connection - PepsiCo was the former brand owner of Pizza Hut, Mikhail Gorbachev starred in a Pizza Hut commercial with his grand daughter, Old logo of Pizza Hut, Pizza Hut launched a reading incentive program for children called "Book It!"
6) This is the only Central Government Public Sector undertaking engaged in the manufacture of salt. The Company started its business in January 1959. It was formed to take over the salt sources at Sambhar, Didwana and Kharaghoda earlier managed by the Salt Department, Government of India. Name this company.

Hindustan Salts Limited (HSL) 

7) Id the logo of __________ ? 

Bandhan Bank

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Business Quiz Set - 56

1) As X may not have been the best choice for astronauts as the flakes of it drift in microgravity where they could pose threat to the astronauts and equipment in space station. An American inventor and politician Paul Fisher came up with Y  and in mid 1960's patented this as AG-7. After its successful use NASA and Soviet Space Agency ordered this in bulk for there future projects. ID the what I am talking about ? 
The Space Pen / Zero Gravity Pen, by Fisher Space Pen Company

2) Marrakesh Treaty  adopted in 2013 in Marrakesh , Morocco. The treaty focuses on  facilitate the creation of accessible versions of books and other copyrighted works of whom ?
Visually impaired persons and persons with print disabilities

3) Id the currency and nation it is of ? 

Drachma, Greece.

4) Which company based on the philosophy of  this  Buddhist concept  "a single grain of rice of a Buddhist is as great as a mountain," suggesting X  wants to work from the little things, instead of starting by striving for perfection. Id the company ?

5) What is Glass closet in the business world ?
Accepting the LGBT community in workplace or accepting the fact. 

6) Who said this "A stable competitive market never has more than three or four significant competitors, the largest of which has no more than four times the market share of the smallest." An attempt to prove the hypothesis of "The Rule of 3 & 4" ? 
Bruce Henderson 

7) Id the Logo of 
National Fisheries Development Board