• 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.
• Name the Indian company that manufactures
internationally known denim products under the names
trigger, Newport and flying machine.
• 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
• Whose famous ad slogan was- “The Milk
Chocolate melts in your mouth. Not in your
• Company asked the Boy Scout mission for
use of their motto ‘Be Prepared’ in their
advertisement. Name the product.
• 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?
• Who was Swami Vivekananda celeb pilot
who flew him to the world parliament of
religions in Chicago?
• Which biz guru started commercial
flights to space?
SIR RICHARD BRANSON
• 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.
• 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
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’
• . 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?
• 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.
• 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?
• 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
Vitrionix of the
swiss army knife
• 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.