1. Business Quiz - Prelims
12th February 2010
Alagappa Institute of Management
Alagappa University, Karaikudi
2. Business Quiz - Prelims
Open to all participants
Two members per team
Total no of questions: 25
5 points for each question
5 teams will be selected for finals based on score
Reservation for B Schools
Inbuilt tie breakers
Quiz Master’s decision is final
3. Question - 1
This project was conceived in the Wilbur Smith study in
1962, designed by Seshadri Srinivasan measures 126
meters at its peak and completed after 38 years
exceeding its initial budget by several times and is
worth the Rs. 50 spent for using it.
What is being referred here ?
4. Question - 1
Bandra Worli Sea Link
5. Question - 2
The UN body IPCC headed by R K Pachuari is in
controversy over the Himalayan Glacier Melting.
6. Question - 2
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
7. Question - 3
Its history dates back to 1887, when it was founded by
Ninan Mathai and managed by M George. It started the
first exclusive English FM Radio Service in Tamilnadu
( Chennai Live 104.8 ) but known for their association
Identify this business group.
8. Question - 3
9. Question - 4
Identify this Gen Next Girl of India Inc.
15. Question - 7
The Human Development Index (HDI) is an index used to
rank countries by level of "human development", which
usually also implies whether a country is developed,
developing, or underdeveloped.
Whose work is used as the underlying conceptual
framework for UNHDI?
16. Question - 7
Dr. Amartya Sen
17. Question - 8
EARN PIE MINERAL GUIDE
Unscramble the above for a three word name of a new
and novel business venture.
18. Question - 8
19. Question - 9
Sales of Kazuo Kawasaki MP 704 - rimless glasses
suddenly hit its peak during the 2008 US presidential
Why / How?
20. Question - 9
This was glass model was used
by SARAH PALIN
21. Question - 10
There is something so unique about this website.
It claims itself to be the first _____________.
22. Question - 10
Islamic Search Engine
23. Question - 11
What is the historic significance of a 5 Mn Euro
transaction that happened between ABN Amro and State
Bank of India on 1 Jan, 1999?
24. Question - 11
Euro made its first commercial
debut in India
(SBI and ABN Amro struck a $5 million Euro
deal at the rate of $1.1740 per euro )
25. Question - 12
What is happening here ?
26. Question - 12
The Toyota Bow
(Toyota’s head apologizing for recent recall of its cars)
27. Question - 13
Hartmarx, the custom suit supplier to US President
Obama was hit by recession and became bankrupt
recently . It was acquired by an Indian company.
Name the Indian company.
28. Question - 13
29. Question - 14
Which company has partnered with WWF on this
30. Question - 14
31. Question - 15
Identify this business group with diversified interests.
32. Question - 15
33. Question - 16
“Sukuk” is a word that we keep hearing in the recent
times after the financial crisis in Middle East (Dubai).
What does it mean?
34. Question - 16
Islamic Equivalent of Bonds
35. Question - 17
•Sandur Power Company
Who is the well known face behind these companies?
36. Question - 17
Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy
37. Question - 18
This company has been appearing in the news time and
again. Identify this company .
38. Question - 18
39. Question - 19
What is the name of the new venture fund started by
Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy ?
40. Question - 19
Catamaran Venture Fund
41. Question - 20
“Broadcast Yourself ”
Whose tagline is this ?
42. Question - 20
43. Question - 21
“Its a great way to shop” is the tagline of a famous
brand in ‘80s. It pioneered the credit revolution in
Madras and hailed as an earliest avatar of Credit cards
in Madras. Installment purchase were made cool with
their tagline. Once the credit card wave started and
chain stores like Vivek’s, Vasanth & Co introduced better
efficiency in operations, this brand was gone. Name it.
44. Question - 21
45. Question - 22
Who were the first Indian actors invited by NASDAQ to
ring the opening bell ?
46. Question - 22
SRK & Kajol
47. Question - 23
This was a famous brand in 1980’s. Ace dancer & Actor
Prabhu Deva appeared in one of the commercial to
promote this brand. The company was promoted by A.N
What are we talking about ?
48. Question - 23
49. Question - 24
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. 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. It now sells in 88 countries
beyond its native India, including the United Kingdom, and the Middle
Identify this globally recognized company
50. Question - 24
51. Question - 25
Identify this logo associated with publishing industry.
52. Question - 25
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