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Finals Quiz

  1. 1. Business Quiz - Finals 12th February 2010 Alagappa Institute of Management Alagappa University, Karaikudi
  2. 2. Business Quiz - Finals Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
  3. 3. Round 1
  4. 4. Round - 1 Ground Rules Total No of Questions : 10 10 points for direct answer and 5 points for pass Quiz Master’s decision is final
  5. 5. Round 1 Q-1 Who is the new owner of this brand ?
  6. 6. Round 1 Q-1 Answer Megha Mittal ( Daughter in law of LN Mittal bought the Germany’s insolvent Escada AG )
  7. 7. Round 1 Q-2 Name this troubled company and its founder.
  8. 8. Round 1 Q-2 Answer Raj Rajaratnam ( Founder of $3 Billion Galleon Group Hedge Fund )
  9. 9. Round 1 Q-3 This Indian company is hitting the headlines because of their revolutionary product. Name the product.
  10. 10. Round 1 Q-3 Answer Pi – The e book reader ( Competition to Amazon’s Kindle)
  11. 11. Round 1 Q-4 This company stopped their service in India from 31st December 2009 due to the bankruptcy of the parent company. Name the company.
  12. 12. Round 1 Q-4 Answer World Space Radio
  13. 13. Round 1 Q-5 Which current day politician is associated with success of India's first six-lane concrete, high-speed, access controlled tolled expressway, the Mumbai Pune Expressway ?
  14. 14. Round 1 Q-5 Answer Nitin Gadkari ( New President of BJP )
  15. 15. Round 1 Q-6 Identify this Indian who holds a top rank in a global company.
  16. 16. Round 1 Q-6 Answer Nikhesh Arora ( President - Global Sales Operations, Google)
  17. 17. Round 1 Q-7 This cheetah was in the news recently. Name this cheetah.
  18. 18. Round 1 Q-7 Answer Lighting Bolt ( This cheetah was adopted by Usain Bolt)
  19. 19. Round 1 Q-8 This car model was recently launched in India. The name of the car translates to “ 1001 ” in Italian language. Name the car.
  20. 20. Round 1 Q-8 Answer FIGO from Ford
  21. 21. Round 1 Q-9 Identify this company.
  22. 22. Round 1 Q-9 Answer Prometric Testing ( Online CAT Examination)
  23. 23. Round 1 Q - 10 Name the 2 wheeler brand that got associated with the movie “ 3 Idiots ”.
  24. 24. Round 1 Q - 10 Answer Mahindra Flyte
  25. 25. Round 1 Audience !! Here is your chance to win exciting prizes !!
  26. 26. Round 1 Audience - 1 Identify this long distance runner.
  27. 27. Round 1 Audience - 1 Answer N Chandrasekaran ( CEO - TCS)
  28. 28. Round 1 Audience - 2 “ Foodles ” – New brand of noodles launched by _____________.
  29. 29. Round 1 Audience - 2 Answer Horlicks
  30. 30. End of Round 1
  31. 31. Round 2
  32. 32. Round 2 Ground Rules 15 Questions Questions will pass 10 for direct answer and 5 for pass Team can choose their questions from the Q-bank Rules for Buzzer Once the question is read, any team can claim it on buzzer Team that claims it on buzzer will have to write the answer only on paper 10 Points for correct answer and (-3) for wrong answer Owning team will start answering (on mike) once Q-master verifies the written answer If the owning team claims Q on buzzer, 20 points for correct answer and 3 negative points for wrong answer
  33. 33. Round 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
  34. 34. Round 2 Q-1 ACK Media is producing a stereoscopic 3D animation film of a well known desi comics character. Name the character.
  35. 35. Round 2 Q-1 Answer Suppandi
  36. 36. Round 2 Q-2 Felice ___________, an Italian, first introduced this concept in India starting in Mumbai in 1965 by forming a company of the same name. His views were way ahead of his time and thus the company didn't do well and started showing tremendous loses. An Indian family saw some potential and bought over the company in 1969 & the company managed to keep the same brand name. Since 1995, the company has started expanding operations substantially and the turn over has multiplied more than 20 times over a period of 10 years and the average growth rate has been around 40% over this period. Moreover they command a 60% market share of the organized market. Identify this legendary brand.
  37. 37. Round 2 Q-2 Answer Bisleri
  38. 38. Round 2 Q-3 “I unhesitatingly recommend this movie which should be seen by everyone”– This celebrity endorsement to a movie came from the then election commissioner of India T.N.Seshan and was included in the hoardings and ads. Name the movie.
  39. 39. Round 2 Q-3 Answer Roja
  40. 40. Round 2 Q-4 Identify this Gen Next Businessman.
  41. 41. Round 2 Q-4 Answer Noel Tata, TATA Group
  42. 42. Round 2 Q-5 •750 solid white gold **** with piston converter, with a fine hand brushed linen structure on cap and barrel •Fever opal on the clip (approx. 0.1 ct) •Hand-crafted rhodium-plated 18 K gold *** •The emblem in mother-of-pearl What are we talking about?
  43. 43. Round 2 Q-5 Answer Mahatma Gandhi Limited Edition 241 Mont Blanc Pens
  44. 44. Round 2 Q-6 In 1971, the Senior X announced his decision to sell Company “Z” to Kolkata-based industrialist R P Goenka and settle abroad. But Y, then 26 years old, ignored his father's advice that they could live like lords in Switzerland with the money. With help from his mother Dina and mentors such as J R D Tata, Y began by garnering 11 per cent of the company shares and went on to persuade the employees to pool their savings and buy shares to prevent the sale. The ploy worked and X, forced to abandon the sale, retired a few years later to be succeeded as chairman by his son Y. Who is Y ?
  45. 45. Round 2 Q-6 Answer Y - Nulsi Wadia Z - Bombay Dyeing X - Nevellie Wadia
  46. 46. Round 2 Q-7 Founder of Silicon Valley companies Mahati (a visual effects company) and Galvanon (Acquired by NCR) was in Kollywood news last year. How do we know him as?
  47. 47. Round 2 Q-7 Answer Chakri Toleti, (Director of “Unnaipol Oruvan”)
  48. 48. Round 2 Q-8 inbox 1305 is a Chennai based lifestyle magazine. Who runs this magazine?
  49. 49. Round 2 Q-8 Answer Kiruthika Udayanidhi (Stalin)
  50. 50. Round 2 Q-9 Identify the logo. This company is promoted by an inspiring young entrepreneur.
  51. 51. Round 2 Q-9 Answer Food King Catering Sharat Babu
  52. 52. Round 2 Q - 10 Who is the highest tax paying politician in India?
  53. 53. Round 2 Q - 10 Answer Mayawati
  54. 54. Round 2 Q - 11 James Wilson, the founder of The Economist, founding director of Standard Chartered Bank is best remembered in India for other reason. What is it?
  55. 55. Round 2 Q - 11 Answer 150 years ago, he gave India’s first Budget Speech, in his capacity as Finance Member of the India Council that advised the Viceroy of India.
  56. 56. Round 2 Q - 12 How is Richard Madley associated with Indian sports?
  57. 57. Round 2 Q - 12 Answer The Famous British auctioneer who conducts players’ auction for IPL every year.
  58. 58. Round 2 Q - 13 Little Cumbrae, a Scottish isle was bought recently for about £2 million by Scottish couple Sam and Sunita Poddar and gifted to X, a superstar in his field. His NPO will turn over at least £20 million this year. Name X.
  59. 59. Round 2 Q - 13 Answer Swami Baba Ramdev
  60. 60. Round 2 Q - 14 At first X approached Y to give him a slot to start his business. X recalls that he couldn't get an appointment with Y and was directed to a junior executive who rejected his proposal, saying it wouldn't work as there wasn't a big enough market. Perseverance paid and 18 years hence, X runs the India's most valuable listed company in their business. Identify X and Y.
  61. 61. Round 2 Q - 14 Answer X - Kalanidhi Maran Y - Subash Chandra
  62. 62. Round 2 Q - 15 The share of EDC (Energy Development Company), which was trading around Rs 81 on the BSE on January 11, fell 25 per cent and closed at Rs 60 on January 29. With which recent hot political news will you associate this?
  63. 63. Round 2 Q - 15 Answer Samajwadi Party (SP) removing Amar Singh from the party. EDC is the company promoted by Amar Singh.
  64. 64. End of Round 2
  65. 65. Round 3
  66. 66. Round - 3 Ground Rules Need to find the common connection Total No of Questions : 5 20 points for direct answer and 10 points for pass Quiz Master’s decision is final
  67. 67. Round 3 Q -1
  68. 68. Round 3 Q -1 Answer • Kodak Theatre – Venue for Oscar Awards • Brownie – Famous cameras from Kodak • Steve McCurry used Kodachrome for his well-known 1984 portrait of Sharbat Gula, the "Afghan Girl" for the National Geographic magazine • KODAK KAI-0371 Image Sensors served as the “eyes” of the Sojourner Rover that first traveled on the surface of Mars
  69. 69. Round 3 Q -2
  70. 70. Round 3 Q -2 Answer C.Sivasankaran of Siva Ventures • Sterling Computers (now Sterling Infotech) from Robert Amritraj, father of the Indian tennis star, Vijay Amritraj, in the 80s. • Started Aircel in Tamilnadu – Dhoni is the Brand Ambassador for Aircel • UK Currency – Pound Sterling • Aiwo – Health Food chain started by Sivasankaran • Amby Valley – Holds a stake of 49 % in Amby Valley
  71. 71. Round 3 Q -3 Edvige Antonia Albina Maino
  72. 72. Round 3 Q -3 Answer Bofors Scandal • Alfred Nobel – Famous Owner of Bofors Company from 1894 until his death in 1896 • The Reporter Chitra Subramanian of THE HINDU obtained the private diary of Bofors MD. THE HINDU was the first to burst the scandal. • Edvige Antonia Albina Maino – Original name of Sonia Gandhi • Indian Airlines – Rajiv Gandhi once worked as Pilot with Indian Airlines • Eni – Quattrocchi came to India as the representative of Italian Oil and Gas Firm ENI
  73. 73. Round 3 Q -4
  74. 74. Round 3 Q-4 Answer • Actual Image of Mont Blanc Location • Anil Kapoor – Brand Ambassador for Mont Blanc in India • Mont Blanc recently released special collection pen to mark the Gandhi’s Dandi March • Delhi – 6 – Chandni Chowk Area – Red Fort : Sonam Kapoor also features in the Mont Blanc ad with her father Anil Kapoor.
  75. 75. Round 3 Q-5
  76. 76. Round 3 Q-5 Answer • Saravana Stores was the inspiration to start BIG BAZAAR • BRIC Nations – Roopa Purushothaman –Co-author of this report was an employee of Future Group • Anil Kumble – Once endorsed “ INDIGO NATION ” – the brand owned by Future Group • Carrefour logo – JV with future group
  77. 77. Round 3 Audience !! Here is your chance to win exciting prizes !!
  78. 78. Round 3 Audience - 1
  79. 79. Round 3 Audience - 1 Answer • Old logo of Deutsche Bank • Twin Towers Head Quarters of Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt , Germany • Sania Mirza and Sunil Gavaskar have endorsed Deutsche Bank cards in India • Gateway of India - Appears in their print advertisements
  80. 80. Round 3 Audience - 2
  81. 81. Round 3 Audience - 2 Answer Vinod Dham • Vinod Dham – Worked for NCR and AMD ( Vishwanathan Anand is the brand ambassador for AMD ). Father of Pentium Chip. • He was on the board of ISB, Hyderabad and Satyam Computers • Currently he is heading a company called “ Silicon Spice ”
  82. 82. End of Round 3
  83. 83. Round 4
  84. 84. Rapid Fire Round Ground Rules Identify the logos and Personalities Open to all 5 teams on stage Total time : 45 secs Total no of questions : 15 2 points for every correct answer Answer to be written on the answer sheet Quiz Master’s decision is final
  85. 85. Round 4
  86. 86. Round 4
  87. 87. Round 4 Som Mittal Rajiv Bajaj Jairam Ramesh Muhamad Yunus Kris Gopalakrishnan
  88. 88. End of Round 4
  89. 89. Produced by Vivek Ramp herculesvivek@gmail.com prasadnram@gmail.com

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