Sunday, 24 January 2016

Business Quiz Set- 70

1) This  Company came in existence in 1860's when a group of businessmen raised $100,000 to found the "National Union Life and Limb insurance company. It insured Civil War sailors and soldiers against disabilities due to wartime wounds, accidents, and sickness. Company is known to finance Empire State Building in 1929 and provided capital to build Rockefeller Centre. Id the company it is, which placed its half of its assets into WW-II and was the largest single private contributor to allied cause?
MetLife

2)  When the CEO of this Korean company  quoted "You can import coal and machines, but you cannot import talent". He realized the need for Korea to educate their youth in science and technology to ensure Korea position in the high technology arena which lead to established a Science and Tech University in 1986 and became Korea’s first science and technology research-oriented university and ranked 53rd best Uni. in the world by Times Higher Education in the early 2010's. Id which business group set up this University ? 
POSCO (Pohang Ircon and Steel Company). University is POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology)

3) This is an Indian publishing house, founded in 1957 as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Education of the Government of India which was first envisioned by Nehru to publish low-cost books. Logo of this organisation depictsBanyan Tree, symbolising stability and knowledge. The motto of it taken from Kalidasa Meghdutam which signifies striving to give everything desired in the world of books. Id this Govt. Org ? 
 National Book Trust

4) What does the term "Zombies" stand for in the  financial world ? 
A company that remains in business even though it is technically bankrupt and almost surely headed for the graveyard.
  
5) This magazine was founded in 1946 which was funded by J.R.D. Tata, it was mostly funded by the Tata Group companies until mid-1980's. It was in the pages of the magazine that architect 'Charles Correa' and his colleagues first presented their proposal for a dream city in Mumbai. Id the magazine which is the oldest and most respected art book publishers in India ? 
Marg

6) What concept was given by the two professors of Columbia Business School which first appeared in the book "The Intelligent Investor". It generally involve buying securities that appear underpriced? 
Value Investing

7) "Smartcooky" is new eCommerce venture will sell healthy foods and personal care products. Id which business group started this new venture ?
NDTV

8) This company was founded back in 1920's, Id how do we know this brand today in the world of Automobile ? 

Jaguar Cars. Earlier was founded as SS Car (Swallow Sidecar Company)





5 comments:

enigmaticyetstoic said...

Sent by Sumanth Patlolla

1) MetLife
2) POSCO (formerly Pohang Iron and Steel Company)
3) National Book Trust (NBT)
3) A publicly-traded company that continues operations despite a merger or bankruptcy
4) Marg
5) Value Investing
6) NDTV
7) Jaguar Cars

sangeet nitrr said...

3. National Book Trust
4.Zombie institution which have less than zero net worth
5.Marg Magazine
6. Value Investing
7. NDTV group
8. Jaguar

Brand Trivia Today said...

answer by Anand Raj

1 MetLife
2. POSCO (formerly Pohang Iron and Steel Company)
3. National Book Trust
3. A publicly-traded company that continues operations despite a
merger or bankruptcy.
Stocks in zombies areusually low in price because the companies are
likely to cease
Operations (and the stocks will consequently become worthless).
4. Marg (magazine)
5. Value investing
6. NDTV
7. Jaguar, erstwhile known as Swallow Sidecar Company.

Brand Trivia Today said...

Answer by Debabrata Chowdhury

1) MetLife
2) POSCO
3) National Book Trust (NBT)
3) Companies that continue to operate even though they are insolvent or near bankruptcy. Zombies often become casualties to the high costs associated with certain operations, such as research and development. Most analysts expect zombie companies to be unable to meet their financial obligations.
4) Marg
5) Value Investing
6) NDTV
7) Jaguar Cars

Brand Trivia Today said...

Answer by Abhilashinii AJ

1 MetLife
2 POSCO (Pohang Ircon and Steel Company). University is POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology)
3 National Book Trust
4 A company that remains in business even though it is technically bankrupt and almost surely headed for the graveyard.
5 Marg
6 Value Investing
7 NDTV
Jaguar Cars Earlier was founded as SS Car (Swallow Sidecar Company