Monday, 31 August 2015

Business Quiz Set- 63

1) What term was coined by the Walter Margulies post WW-II, who together with G. Llippincott founded a design consultancy company Lippincott & Margulies in mid 1940's. Later this term gained wider acceptance as a professional practice. What is the term ? 
-  Corporate Identity

2) Connect ?

 -  Alibaba
Alibaba has invested in Paytm
Alibaba launched the online bank MyBank
Jerry Yang led Yahoo!'s investment in Alibaba and later became a member of its board
Laiwang is the mobile messaging app released by Alibaba

3) Which Indian city was called by Nehru as "a window to French culture" ? 

*4) Connect  

 George Bernard Shaw, only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize (Literature, 1925) and an Academy Award (The New Statesman was founded with the support of George Bernard Shaw , a co-founder of the London School of Economics, Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay for Movie Pygmalion)

5)  Italy’s billionaire Agnelli family own the majority share in this group along with Cadburys, Rothschilds and Schroder families. Id which group I am talking about ? 
- The Economist

6) It is type of policy briefing note, primary purpose of this briefing note is to support decision making. Other purposes that the briefing note can serve include: conveying information; informing decisions, making a request, providing a response to a question, making a suggestion, presenting an informal report, proposing a solution to a problem, or documenting a reference for future use. What is term it is which derived from a Latin word which means "something to be noted or remembered".

7) Id the logo of which Financial Institution which is first of its kind into this world ?

Dubai Islamic Bank

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Business Quiz Set- 62

1) X is a chain of department stores operating throughout Great Britain. which opened in 1864 in Oxford Street. X price list was used by House of Commons officials to determine whether an expense claim item submitted by an MP was within reasonable cost. As X list was prepared on the bases of prices of items of X store and amount used to be reimburse accordingly. Id this departmental store using slogan "Never Knowingly Undersold" which has been in use since 1925 ? 
John Lewis its list is known as John Lewis List 

2) Who in India having Tag line "99% Fun in 1% land" ?

3) This company was founded in 1870's by an Austrian immigrant John Michael when he acquired the Sheboygan Union Iron and Steel Foundry from his father-in-law for $5K. Some of its early products included cast iron and steel farm implements, ornamental iron pieces including cemetery crosses etc. The company major break through came in 1883 when they were working on an iron horse trough and got an idea to create X products and have been in its business since then. The company is also in hospitality business  operates a resort  in US called "The American Club" . Id which company ? 
- Kohler 

4) Who has opened its demat account with Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited (SHCIL) with a/c number allotted to it "1601010000384828"  to accept donations in form of share & securities ? 
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD)

5) X is a brand name in its category, Y an Italian machinery which own the right of this trade name all over the world. The name of X derived from a river which run adjacent to it production site. In 1970's Govt. of India bought the machinery design & copyright and started manufacturing  it under the name 'Vijay' and improved version which fall in different segment under the name 'Vikram' for domestic market. Id what I am talking, which was designed by D'Ascanio and brought the revolution in the industry ? 
Lambretta motor scooters by Innocenti

 6) Tata Steel entered into an agreement with Stewarts & Lloyds of UK to manufacture and sell ____, made from steel supplied by the Tata Iron & Steel Company in India. In 1985  ____ merged with the Tata Steel and now a Strategic business Unit of it. Name the company.
 - Indian Tube Company 

7) Id logo of which entity ?
 - Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE)


Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Business Quiz Set - 61

1) Until 2013 all the versions of X were named after Big Cats ( Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Panther etc), Initially these were code named internally but after immense buzz about its codename in the market company began using the codename openly to promote its promote its product. Id the company and its product sold under these name ?
- Apple Mac OS 

2) What is Gudiotti Rule in the world of Finance, named after Argentine deputy minister of Finance, Alan Greenspan widely publicized it in a speech at World Bank ? 
-  A country's reserves should equal short-term external debt

3)  This small company founded by two brother Forrest & Leroy Raffel, rapidly grew to become one of the country's leading foodservice consulting firms. They initially wanted to call their restaurant "Big Tex" but as the name was already in use they came up with X which stands for R.B., the initials of (Raffel Brothers). Id which famous fast food chain started by them ? 

4)  Which magazine founded by a financial columnist of Hearst and GM of Wall street in mid 1910's. The motto of it is "The Capitalist Tool" Id this Bi-Weekly magazine I am talking about ? 
Forbes magazine

5) Connect ? 

6) Whose motto is "Bahujan Hitaya Bahujan Sukhaya" which claim to reach  nearly 92% of the country’s area and serving 99.19 % of the total population of this country. Id the entity ?
- All India Radio 

7) Id the Logo of which institution set up an Act of Parliament of India in mid 1960's

National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)

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Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Business Quiz Set - 60

1) What was founded by E. E. Moreau who came to Allahabad as a representative of Bird & Company, He and Allahabad Railway Station one day, keenly observed the attitude of the long-distance travellers, especially the English and  founded a famous publishing house X. Realizing the suitability and impact of using an English name for his firm, he approached Arthur Henry to lend his name and goodwill as he was already a well-established figure in the England. Id which publishing house which is better known for some other similar business activity. 
- A.H Wheeler

2) Second largest company by revenue in its category in India, has undergone an image makeover signalling a shift in its focus. Company has changed its logo having purple colour background and has moved  "Life, Research, Hope" tagline  to "Good Health Can't Wait" philosophy ? 
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

3) In the Retail industry what does "MOJO" stand for, a strategy to compete with E-commerce companies ? 
- Match online Join Offline

4) This billboard campaign by this sanitary pad company in Pakistan inspired by what ? 

- Wikileaks

5) Id this computer scientist who earned a lot of fame when a building in South Lake Union, Seattle was named after him. Id him and claim to fame ?

 John Wainwright, Amazon's first customer

6) 'Sandwich generation'  a term used for particular age group of people or do a specific job, coined by Dorothy A Miller in 1981. To whom this term is referring to ? 
A generation of people who care for their aging parents while supporting their own children

7) Logo of _________ ?

 Universal Postal Union