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Prelims of the Business Quiz, conducted as part of the Inter-Hostel Tech Fest. Held at IIT Guwahati.

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  1. 1. The Answers
  2. 2. 1. "Stop the Cyborgs" is a UK based advocacy group that campaigns against a culture of surveillance and invasion of privacy. They released a couple of 'ban signs' that can be used to communicate that something is prohibited in that area (one of which is shown here). What?
  3. 3. Google Glass
  4. 4. 2. This is an image from the cover of the May 2013 edition of an American city-oriented magazine. This was photographed by Mitchell Feinberg. To whom do these shoes belong to?
  5. 5. Victims of The Boston Marathon Bombings.
  6. 6. 3.* What precipitous and calamitous phrase was made popular by Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, when he warned the House Financial Services Committee of something that would happen on January 1, 2013? (obviously, he didn’t think much of the Mayans and their theories.)
  7. 7. Fiscal Cliff
  8. 8. 4. Antrix Corporation Limited, a Miniratna status holder, provides service to companies like EADS Astrium, Intelsat, Avanti Group and WorldSpace. Which organisation owns this company?
  9. 9. ISRO
  10. 10. 5.* The term was first defined by the economist Richard Cantillon as the person who pays a certain price for a product to resell it at an uncertain price, thereby making decisions about obtaining and using the resources while consequently admitting the risk of enterprise. Which biz-term is this?
  11. 11. Entrepreneur
  12. 12. 6. If you say this word in Finland, they'll think of snow. Lots of it. Take the first four letters of this word in Spain, and they'll think of "light" (even though it's actually an old slang word with some negative connotations). It also rhymes with the company's name. The other word, one that is used in places like India, means "hope"; apt for its use in emerging markets. Which two brand names are we talking of?
  13. 13. Lumia and Asha
  14. 14. 7.* Identify the advertiser.
  15. 15. The Yellow Pages
  16. 16. 8. What has been blanked out?
  17. 17. Snickers
  18. 18. 9. Identify the lady in this VOGUE magazine photoshoot
  19. 19. Marissa Mayer
  20. 20. 10. According to X’s founder Drew Houston ,he conceived the idea after repeatedly forgetting his USB flash drive while he was a student at MIT. He says that existing services at the time "suffered problems with Internet latency, large files, bugs, or just made me think too much." He began making something for himself, but then realized that it could benefit others with the same problem. Houston founded X Inc. in 2007. Id X.
  21. 21. Dropbox
  22. 22. The twelve rules of this garage are: 1.Believe you can change the world. 2.Work quickly, keep the tools unlocked, work whenever. 3.Know when to work alone and when to work together. 4.Share tools, ideas. Trust your colleagues. 5.No Politics. No bureaucracy. (These are ridiculous in a garage). 6.The customer defines a job well done. 7.Radical ideas are not bad ideas. 8.Invent different ways of working. 9.Make a contribution every day. 10.If it doesn’t contribute, it doesn’t leave the garage. 11.Believe that together we can do anything. 12.Invent. What began here? 11.
  23. 23. Hewlett Packard / HP
  24. 24. Ads for which product? 12.*
  25. 25. Scrabble
  26. 26. 13.* Advert for which product?
  27. 27. Brylcreem
  28. 28. 14. • Blackburn Rovers is an English Football Club founded in the year 1875. • In 1995,they won the English Premier League which is the only time they have ever won it . • In November 2010,X,an Indian company that specializes in chicken processing and pharmaceuticals, acquired it's ownership. ID X
  29. 29. Venky’s
  30. 30. 15. According to Google, what is the answer to life, the universe and everything?
  31. 31. 42.
  32. 32. 16. Before Google named the latest Android version as KitKat, there was an online campaign which went as follows: “As Android usage in India skyrockets, we urge Google to name the next version of Android after an Indian sweet. Going by the nomenclature for Android, the next version has to be named after a dessert starting from K. We propose X. Universally loved in India, X is our wish for Android” Identify X.
  33. 33. Kaju Katli
  34. 34. 17. What lies beneath?
  35. 35. Man Of Steel
  36. 36. ~FIN~