Biz Quiz 2(ppt)

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Biz Quiz 2(ppt)

  1. 1. RULES • 6 ROUNDS OF QUIZZING. • NO NEGATIVES UNLESS MENTIONED. • ALTERATIONS AND RELAXTION OF REGULATIONS SOLELY ON THE DISCRETION OF THE QUIZ MASTER. • ALL DECISIONS OF THE QUIZ MASTER AFTER NECESSARY CONSULTATIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING. 01/31/15
  2. 2. ROUND 1 EARLY DAYS 01/31/15
  3. 3. QUESTION 1 • Name the Indian company that manufactures internationally known denim products under the names trigger, Newport and flying machine. 01/31/15 Arvind mills
  4. 4. QUESTION 2 • What is common to the following books: "The Art of the Deal", "Surviving the Top" and "Art of the Comeback"? All books by Donald Trump 01/31/15
  5. 5. QUESTION 3 • Whose famous ad slogan was- “The Milk Chocolate melts in your mouth. Not in your hands M&M 01/31/15
  6. 6. QUESTION 4 • Company asked the Boy Scout mission for use of their motto ‘Be Prepared’ in their advertisement. Name the product. PEARS 01/31/15
  7. 7. QUESTION 5 • Fortune Magazine brought out a list of the Top Philanthropists for 1997. Ted Turner was number one on their list. They also censured someone who they felt should have been on that list but was not. Who are we talking about? WARREN BUFFET 01/31/15
  8. 8. QUESTION 6 • Who was Swami Vivekananda celeb pilot who flew him to the world parliament of religions in Chicago? JAMSHEDJI TATA 01/31/15
  9. 9. AUDIENCE 1 • Which biz guru started commercial flights to space? SIR RICHARD BRANSON 01/31/15
  10. 10. ROUND 2 • WALKING TALL •01/31/15
  11. 11. QUESTION 1 • i) He set up shop in 1859 as a dry goods trader. The business thrived in 1861 after the outbreak of the US Civil War, when the US Army bought a lot of grain and supplies from him. ii) He was a regular at the Euclid Avenue Baptist Church in Cleveland and served as a Sunday School Superintendent. iii) In 1881, he set up a trust of dozens of companies that controlled 80% of a particular industry. Other industries followed suit and this started off the first ‘Anti-Trust regulations’ in the USA. JOHN D ROCKEFELLER 01/31/15
  12. 12. QUESTION 2 • i) Born in 1837, descendent of Welsh ancestors who came to Massachussetts in 1636, he began his career in 1856. He disliked and disagreed frequently with Theodore Roosevelt, and when the president was off on a safari in Africa, he said ‘I hope the first lion that he meets does its duty’. ii) He was once asked for money by a friend in need. He took the friend for a walk all around New York and after an hour, told him ‘Now you have been seen with me, you will have no problems getting a loan’. iii) A churchman called him ‘Pierpontifex Maximus’. The Wall Street Journal called him ‘the undisputed leader who has stood between the business of this country and disaster’ JP MORGAN 01/31/15
  13. 13. QUESTION 3 • . This company was founded by Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth in the 1960s and attained early fame by supplying racing engines to the highly successful Lotus Formula 1 team. It has a long history of engineering innovation and a very close association with Ford Motor Company. In fact, when Ford bought the company in 1998, 80% of the public were of the opinion that they were already owned by Ford. Which company? COSWORTH 01/31/15
  14. 14. QUESTION 4 • European company, into forest products for the first 130 years of its existence, diversified into Television manufacturing in the eighties, but lost money there; burnt its fingers making computers and ultimately sold the computer division, faced a slump during the Russian recession of the early 90s, went deep in the red, and its CEO committed suicide. The new CEO decided to change the business they were in, and virtually reinvented the company. Name the company. NOKIA 01/31/15
  15. 15. QUESTION 5 • This company was formed in 1850 as a temporary solution to a bitter feud between two transportation companies in New York. They decided to stop their price war and found a new transportation company which would automatically dissolve in ten years. After ten years, the company was making so much money that the partners did not have the heart to dissolve the company. Instead they sold off the assets of the company and started a new company with the same name. Which company? AMERICAN EXPRESS 01/31/15
  16. 16. Question 6 • Karl Elsner, the founder, started this company to create work in the sparsely industrialized central Switzerland and counter the emigration spawned by unemployment. Today, this family business in Schwyz provides 950 jobs. In 1897 the product was created and legally registered in the small village of Ibach. Since that time it has become well-known in more than 100 countries for precision, quality, functionality and versatility. Name the product and company? Vitrionix of the swiss army knife fame01/31/15
  17. 17. QUESTION 7 • Joe Foster, one of the founder’s of the company saw this name in a dictionary he won in a race. Unfortunately, the dictionary was a South African Edition which resulted in the present spelling. Which brand? reebok 01/31/15
  18. 18. ROUND 4 • GOLDEN EYE • 01/31/15
  19. 19. QUESTION 1 • ID both and the context Vikram pundit taking over chuck prince01/31/15
  20. 20. QUESTION 2 • Explain. Coca cola castle 01/31/15
  21. 21. QUESTION 3 • ID. Thomas Freidman 01/31/15
  22. 22. QUESTION 4 • This is promotional literature for a copulation and alcohol free life that advocates the consumption which modern food product “Kellogg’s” cereal01/31/15
  23. 23. QUESTION 5 • ID the well groomed man and his contribution to the metro sexual world. King Gillette and the worlds first razor blades 01/31/15
  24. 24. QUESTION 6 • Slightly tricky one..spot the connection or humorous dig at someone or something George bush's seven spectrum oil company . 01/31/15
  25. 25. AUDIENCE 1 • ID 01/31/15
  26. 26. ROUND 5 TOUGH CHOICES 01/31/15

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