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  1. 1. 1. Formica brand of laminates belong to which Indian business group?(Wadia Group)2. BONAQUA brand of packaged water belongs to whom?(Coca Cola)3. X the son of an Indian Army general. He is the first Parsi to be selected to the upper house of UK parliament. He came up with a solution to the General dissatisfaction with the "gassy and heavy" British beer that "just did not go well with Indian food”. In 1990 created a brand Y? Identify X & Y?(Karan Billimoria, Cobra Beer)4. TATA Safari-DICOR is a great brand. DICOR stands for ____?(Direct Injection Common Rail)5. Who owns mouth refresher brand “Funda Mint”?(Godfrey Phillips India)6. BURNOL brand belong to whom?(Dr. Morepen)7. Who owns the beauty retail chain Lifespring?(Dr.Morepen)8. TACO Bell is a chain of QSR. What does QSR stands for?(Quick Serve Restaurant)9. Elder pharmaceutical Ltd has tied up with Haw par Singapore to market this product in India. The product is manufactured in India as per the quality parameters of Haw-Par-Healthcare Singapore. This brand is known world wide for its quality and effectiveness and is marketed in more than 100 countries. Identify the popular brand?(Tiger Balm)10. Who owns AMPM Mouthwash?(Elder pharma)11. Expand CIPLA?( The Chemical, Industrial & Pharmaceutical Laboratories)12. Anupam Kher, Johnny Lever, Kapil Dev, Paresh Raval, Vivian Richards & Karisma Kapoor. Connect them.(All of them are the celebrities who endorsed Rasna products)13. Kerala Tourism, They used this popular phrase, Gods own country .This phrase was first used by an alumnus of IIT, Mumbai & Carnigie Mellon University, who used this phrase first time while creating the first-ever webpages on Kerala and Malayalam in 1993.Who is this person? Identify him?(Dr.Vipin Gopal from calicut coined the phrase)14. Dasani brand of water bottle belongs to him? (Coca-Cola)15. Lunsford Richardson named this product which was also the name of his brother-in-law. It was short and easy to remember. He came out with a popular commercial product. Name it. (Vicks vaporub)16. What is Kerala Varma credited for in print medium? (The name Malayalam Manorama was chosen by the poet, Kerala Varma. Malayala Manorama is a popular Malayalam daily newspaper in Kerala, India. This is Indias largest circulated "regional newspaper".)17. Akash Bhatia faced difficulty in getting tickets for a movie. This led to an idea of launching a movie ticketing website with his wife. Name the portal? Clue:-Prahlad Kakkar and Kiran Bedi are the brand endorser for this.( “Be Inspired” is an employee magazine of SSL international. Which global brand of condom they are credited for?(Durex)
  2. 2. 19. X is planning an 11 days in 11 cities tour to promote this album Y. The first song released from the album is called "I Thought Id Seen Everything”. He supports Chelsea F.C. and the song "Were Gonna Win" from his album 18 Til I Die is dedicated to the football club. Identify X & Y? (Bryan Adams, 11)20. Time Warner’s television service HBO stands for __________? (Home Box Office)21. While issuing tickets as a B.E.S.T. bus conductor, Badruddin Jamalludin Kazi used to entertain passengers aboard with some antics. These antics caught the attention of actor and script-writer Balraj Sahni in 1950 while he was once traveling in a B.E.S.T. bus on which Badruddin, was working as a conductor. Sahni was penning at that time the script for the movie, Baazi (1951), and introduced Badruddin to Guru Dutt as a candidate for a role. Badruddins screen test consisted of acting as a drunk, and he did it so well that Guru Dutt gave him the screen name, "X", after the famous Scotch whisky brand. (Interestingly, he was always a teetotaler.)Identify X. (Johnny Walker)22. If “saamna” is the mouthpiece of shivsena, then congress party’s mouthpiece is ________? (sandesh)23. Dance instructor Isha Talwar, MTV Roadies, Gurbani (Bani) and Tammy the model are featured in which apparel brand company’s campaign namely “I am more” targeted to new generation women in India? (Reebok India)24. Silky Kumar was unveiled before audience through a music video “scent of desire” on MTV to promote this brand? Identify the brand? (AXE)25. ‘Free, fair & Fearless- whose tagline is this? (Tehelka)26. What was sold with the ad line “Rahe na rahe hum…mehka karenge”? (The Lata Mangeshkar perfume)27. X- The singer produced the movie with Y-the music director of the movie Z.The movie was a commercial flop, whereas the producers X and Y bagged national award for best playback singing and best music direction respectively.Intersting to note that the director - W of the movie who was also the lyricist received national award for best lyrics in 1991.Identify W, X, Y & Z? (W-Gulzar,X-Lata Mangeshkar Y- Hridayanath Mangeshkar, Z-Lekin)28. This is the only case of Bharat Ratna award being withdrawn. Why and who was awarded with this highest civilian award? (Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, It was withdrawn in response to a Supreme Court of India directive following a Public Interest Litigation filed in the Court against the “posthumous” nature of the award. The Award Committee could not give conclusive evidence of Bose’s death and thus it invalidated the “posthumous” award.)
  3. 3. 29. While Lata Mangeshkar called her Tapaswini (the Renunciate), Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan termed her Suswaralakshmi (the goddess of musical notes), and Kishori Amonkar labeled her the ultimate eighth note or Aathuvaan Sur, which is above the seven notes basic to all music. She was given the Ramon Magsaysay award also. Who is she? Identify her? (M S(MADURAI SUBRAMANIJA IYER) Subbulakshmi)30. Her formal education was limited to one day in the school. On the first day in the school, she started teaching songs to other children. When the teacher stopped her, she was so angry that she stopped going to the school.Who is she?Identify? (Lata Mangeshkar)31. Who is the only woman to have been awarded two Nobel Prizes? (Marie Curie-1903 in Physics & 1911 in Chemistry)32. Its turnover exceeded 14.01 billion rupees in 2006-07. Its pioneering efforts in contract Farming have helped thousands of farmers to grow along with the company. Managing Director Mr. B.Soundararajan and Joint Managing Director Mr. G.B.Sundararajan head the group.Ross, Lohmann, Internationl Finance Corporation are its global partners. “Breeding trust, growing together” is the tagline of this company. They are based at Madurai? (Clue-EGG is the newest commodity on the block to get branded; they are tapping the unbranded egg market in India.) (Suguna Poultry)33. Who owns the `Rail Road brand of chicken restaurants? (Suguna Poultry)34. Indian law bars advertising of liquor and tobacco products in the media but allows it at the point of consumption. Thus an Indian retail giant is coming up with a lounge namely Future TV lounge. For this project they tied up with which Mumbai restaurant chain? (yoko sizzlers)35. Destination outlets “Spiritz & More” is owned by which business group? (United Spirits group)36. HCL is trying to form a SPAC to buy out a foreign company recently. What is SPAC? (Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations (SPACs) are investment vehicles that allow public investors to invest in areas sought by private equity firms. SPACs are shell or blank-check companies that have no operations but that go public with the intention of merging with or acquiring a company with the proceeds of an initial public offering (IPO)).37. The official beverage of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is _____. (Pepsi)38. which company recently bagged the official rights to remake Sholay (animation).(PNC-Pritish Nandy Communications)39. ‘Go ATFT, now muscle meets power”- this was the message to the customers given by Hero Honda Hunk print advertisement. What does ATFT stands for? (Advanced Tumble Flow Induction Technology)40. Charles Willis, E.G. O’Brien are the pseudonyms used by this world famous author? (Arthur C Clarke, who died on 19th march,2008)
  4. 4. 41. Whose authorized biography is “Odyssey”? (Arthur C Clarke, who died on 19th march,2008)42. The name of the company now roughly translated as arise or come up out of Asia or Rising out of Asia. (Kia Motors)43. ‘Absolutely no religious rites of any kind, relating to any religious faith, should be associated with my funeral”. This great author left written instructions that his funeral be private and secular. He was Sri Lanka’s most famous foreign resident. He was one of the first to suggest the use of satellites orbiting the earth for communication and in the 1940s forecast that man would reach the moon by the year 200-an idea which was dismissed then. Identify him? (Arthur C Clarke, who died on 19th march,2008)44. The two of the “Big three” of science fiction writing are Russian Isaac Asimov, Robert A.Heinlein.Who is the third one? (Arthur C Clarke, who died on 19th march,2008)45. Tried their hand at various professions including running a pharmacy, optician shop and a photo studio, they soon realized the paucity of good eating-places in and around New Delhi. Though completely new to the business, they began "HOTELINDIA" in 1934 at Connaught Place with 12 rooms, a restaurant and a bar license.Identify the food chain? (Nirula’s)46. New graphics, logos, menu panels and packaging were created by well-known designer Ms. Gopika Chowfla. Interior and exterior designs were created by Lotus Designs. New staff uniforms were created by the famous fashion designer Manoviraj Khosla. Changes were also made to the service design by placing female Guest Response Executives (GRE) in outlets.All these changes were done in which Indian company? The Synovate Hotspots Report 2007 on India mentions it as the only Indian food chain amongst MNCs to be in the top five in India.(Nirula’s)47. Who owns Pegasus brand of bars? (Nirula’s)48. Buddy Boy mascot belongs to which Indian business group? (Nirula’s)49. "Anand Ghan" of marathi film industry, a famous composer is popularly known as _________. (Lata Mangeshkar)50. "Mera Man Tera Pyaasa" (My mind yearns for you) by Raffi saheb, "Tera Sang Pyaar Mein" performed by Lata Mangeshkar, "Wada Na Tod" (Break not the promise) by Lata Mangeshkar from the movie "Dil Tujhko Diya" (Gave my heart to you).Connect it. (Answer :-"Mera Man Tera Pyaasa" (My mind yearns for you) from the movie "Gambler" performed by Mohammed Rafi, "Tera Sang Pyaar Mein" performed by Lata Mangeshkar, "Wada Na Tod" (Break not the promise) by Lata Mangeshkar from the movie "Dil Tujhko Diya" (Gave my heart to you), (when Clementine invites Joel to her apartment for a drink). All the three songs are listed in the original soundtrack credits of the famous movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.)