Business Quizzards Episode 1

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Business Quizzards Episode 1

  1. 1.
  2. 2. Which company, now defunct, was colloquially referred to as 'John company' and 'Company Bahadur'?<br />
  3. 3. The East India Company<br />
  4. 4. Which brand had Scotty McTape as its mascot for over a couple of decades through the 1950s and 1960s?<br />
  5. 5. 3M’s Scotch Tape<br />
  6. 6. This brand was created in the 1860s under Tsarist Russia. The founder X was known to be pretty adept at marketing. One of his marketing strategies involved rounding up panhandlers and bringing them to his home for food and drink in one of Moscow's poorest neighbourhoods. Then he paid them to fan out and "demand Y" at Moscow's watering holes. Identify X and Y<br />
  7. 7. X: PyotrArsenievich Smirnov<br /> Y: Smirnoff <br />
  8. 8. Connect i586, Lexicon Branding and 'FDIV'<br />
  9. 9. The Pentium Chip <br />
  10. 10. The earliest documented example of this was a message advertising the availability of a new model of Digital Equipment Corporation computers sent to 393 recipients on ARPANET in 1978, by Gary Thuerk. What am I talking about here?<br />
  11. 11. The first recorded instance of spam<br />
  12. 12. With which brand would you associate the baseline 'Keep going'?<br />
  13. 13. Energizer<br />
  14. 14. Name the first Indian newspaper to go digital on the Kindle?<br />
  15. 15. The Hindustan Times<br />
  16. 16. Between 2003 and 2005 a series of coordinated hacking attacks were launched against Lockheed Martin, Sandia National Laboratories, Redstone Arsenal, and NASA. What were these series of attacks called?<br />
  17. 17. Titan Rain<br />
  18. 18. This one would be more identifiable with the Mumbaikars and the Puneites. Many of the public transport buses, you would notice, have "JNnurm" inscribed on them. What does this stand for?<br />
  19. 19. JawaharLal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission<br />
  20. 20. Identify the brand<br />
  21. 21. Antonov !! the Russian aircraft manufacturer <br />
  22. 22. Which brand would you associate with Facebook's three popular games: Farmville, Cafe World and Mafia Wars?<br />
  23. 23. Zynga: The world’s largest social games company<br />
  24. 24. Name the first private city in India to offer regular and exclusive air services to other cities?<br />
  25. 25. Amby Valley owned by the Sahara Group<br />
  26. 26. With which brand would you associate its promoters: 'Royal Holdings Services‘?<br />
  27. 27. Spicejet<br />
  28. 28. AT&T uses the iconic 'T' symbol on the NYSE. What does 'T' stand for?<br />
  29. 29. Telephone<br />
  30. 30. Identify the brand<br />
  31. 31. IL&FS<br />
  32. 32. What is Simon's connection to smart phones?<br />
  33. 33. Simon was the first smart phone : designed by IBM and sold by BellSouth<br />
  34. 34. Which brand is listed as 'KO' on the NYSE?<br />
  35. 35. Coca Cola<br />
  36. 36. Name the world's first touch screen phone?<br />
  37. 37. The Ericsson R380<br />
  38. 38. Which company connects Vodafone Essar, Bharti and Idea?<br />
  39. 39. The Indus Towers Company: A JV between the 4<br />
  40. 40. Which brand would you associate with this movie?<br />
  41. 41. McDonalds<br />

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