Rules <ul><li>It’s a Buzzer round. </li></ul><ul><li>15 points on 1 st clue, 10 points on 2 nd clue, 5 points on 3 rd clue. </li></ul><ul><li>A constant (-10) if you answer wrong on any of the clue. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Q1. </li></ul><ul><li>Clue-1 The person in question is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur. He was the creator and lead developer of gmail. </li></ul><ul><li>Clue- 2 He developed the original prototype of Google AdSense as part of his work on Gmail. He also suggested the company's now-famous motto "Don't be evil" </li></ul><ul><li>Clue-3 He is currently an angel investor and a founder of the startup FriendFeed, which Facebook agreed to acquire in August 2009 in a private transaction. </li></ul>
Q2. Clue-1 In 1976, X went to work at the manufacturing conglomerate 3M, but left after her request to transfer to the headquarters was denied; she was told that "women don't do these jobs". She moved on to the computer industry, including jobs at Digital Equipment Corporation and Sun Microsystems. Clue-2 She became CEO of Autodesk in 1992. According to Forbes, X "transformed Autodesk from an aimless maker of PC software into a leader of computer-aided design software, targeting architects and builders. Clue-3 She served on several boards of directors, including those of Intel, Cisco Systems, Autodesk, BEA Systems, Network Appliance, and the Foundation for the National Medals of Science. Additionally, she has been a member of the United States President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Q3. Clue -1 The business in question was set up in 1986 by S S Goenka, who founded a small company called Peutronics Pvt. Ltd. with the aim of using computers to simplify the tedious job of keeping accounts. Clue-2 His son Bharat was responsible for the development of the commercial software product which led Peutronics Pvt. Ltd., into changing its name and becoming the company it is today. Clue-3 It now operates from its offices on the Hosur Road, a business district of the Silicon Valley of India and makes financial accounting softwares that currently sells in 88 countries beyond its native India, including the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. Identify this worldly recognized company.
Q4. Clue - 1In 1949, a young entrepreneur, K. M. Mammen Mappillai, opened a small toy balloon manufacturing unit in a shed at Tiruvottiyur, Madras (now Chennai). Clue - 2 Although the factory was just a small shed without any machines, a variety of products, ranging from balloons and squeaking toys to industrial gloves and contraceptives, were produced. Clue-3 In 2004, it Ties up with Maruti Udyog to boost motorsports in India.
Q5. Clue -1 The person in question was born in 1821 in Jura, France. In 1835, he moved to Paris. The trip from his hometown to Paris was over 400 kilometers (249 miles) and he travelled the distance by foot. Clue -2 There, he became an apprentice Layetier (French for trunk/bag maker) to prominent households. Because of his well established reputation in this field, Napoleon III of France appointed him as Layetier to his wife, Empress Eugénie de Montijo. Clue – 3 Through his experience with the French aristocracy, he developed expert knowledge of what made a good travelling case. It was then that he began to design his own luggage. Who am I talking about?
Q6. Clue - 1 The company was founded in 1886 by then 28-year-old David H. McConnell who sold books door-to-door and gave out perfume to entice women to buy his books. Clue - 2 His perfume became so popular that eventually that is all the women wanted. He then founded the California Perfume Company (CPC) in New York. Clue - 3 This company has now more then 42000 employees and is listed on NYSE.
Q7. Clue-1 His first product was soap. In order to sell the soap, he offered free baking powder. The baking powder became more popular than the soap so he switched to that. Clue -2 To help sell his baking powder, he began offering something else for free. Well, that became even more popular then and today he leads in the production of that particular product. Clue - 3 Juicy fruit, spear mint and double mint are some of his companies’ brands.
Q8. Clue -1 This young man returned to his village once all his business attempts had failed and stayed there until 1940, when he decided to try again in Seoul. After mulling over his situation with the Japanese, he decided to start another venture. Using a service garage he purchased from a friend, he started the A-do Service Garage on a 3,000 won loan. Clue - 2 Within three years, the employee number grew from 20 to 70 and he was able to bring in a good income. In 1943, the Japanese Occupational Government forced the garage to merge with a steel plant as part of the war effort. Clue - 3 Although his businesses were seeing their demise due to suppression by the Japanese, he returned to Asia with 50,000 won in savings to try and make the best of the situation. And so he did.