Consulting & Entrepreneurship Quiz Answers Quizzing Club IIM Raipur 07.11.2012
1. X is has been one of the most successful dot-com ventures. It was founded in 1997 in Scotts Valley, California. Y was inspired to start the company after being charged late fees for returning a rented copy of Apollo 13 after the due date. Id X, Y.
X – Netflix, Y – Reed Hastings
2 X is an international management consulting firm originally headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It was the first management consulting firm in the world, founded in 1886 by the MIT professor of the same name and was incorporated in 1909. At an auction in 2002, Paris-based Altran Technologies bought the X’s brand name and financed a management buyout of the non-US offices. Id X.
Arthur D. Little
Deep Kalra Founder, CEO of:
4 X was an officer of the Indian Administrative Service with more than 37 years of experience, and the former Managing Director of Maruti Udyog Limited. He is the current vice-president of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. After hanging up his boots at Maruti Suzuki, he has turned an entrepreneur. On 30 Sep 2008, X announced his next venture Y, with a vision of developing a multi-brand automobile sales and service network. Id X, Y.
X- Jagdish Khattar, Y – CarnationAuto
5 Operation X was a project of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). It was the worlds biggest dairy development program which made India, a milk-deficient nation, the largest milk producer in the world, surpassing the USA in 1998. Y gave the necessary thrust using his professional management skills to the programme, and is recognised as its architect. Id X, Y.
X – Operation Flood, Y – Verghese Kurien
6 Connect to an Indian Entrepreneur.
7 Id, and what’s his claim to fame?
Dennis Hwang Designer of Google Doodles
8 X is currently the chairperson of Trent Limited, the retail chain of Tata Group which operates Westside. French by birth and educated in Switzerland, she came to India in 1955, and joined Lakmé as Managing Director in 1961, rising to become its Chairperson in 1982. She is the wife of late Naval H. Tata and is stepmother to Ratan Tata.
Rana Kapoor Founder, CEO of YES Bank
10 The Website X has launched a new logo for its corporate brand to highlight its new avatar as an e-commerce company focused on local needs. The new logo of the company sports a metallic sheen and uses simpler fonts. It retains the Yin-Yang from the old logo, but sports a modern and contemporary look. The portal also sports a new tagline, Delightful discoveries. Everyday. as opposed to the earlier one, Find. Buy. Sell. Share‘. The guy Y in the picture is the founder and CEO of X. Find X, Y.
X – sulekha.com, Y – SatyaPrabhakar
11 X was founded by Y who performs in the capacity of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Y thought of the idea while working for yellow pages company called United Database India (UDI) in 1987. He felt that the information could prove to be much more useful if it could be provided over the phone. In 1996, he came to know that Mumbais Kandivali exchange owned the number 888 8888. He was well aware of the importance of having an easy to remember number for a service like this and he somehow persuaded the GM to allot the number to him. Id X, Y.
X – JustDial, Y – V.S.S. Mani
12 X was born in a area located at Madipakkam, a suburb of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. After completing his management education at IIM-A, he became an entrepreneur and in 2006, he started his venture "Food King Catering services Private Limited" with a capital of Rs 2000 to cater to banks, software companies and educational institutions. It is now located in 6 locations around India with a turnover of 8 crore. He contested as an independent candidate from the South Chennai constituency during the Lok Sabha Elections 2009, and for the post of Chennai mayor in 2011. Id X.
13 X is an Online marketplace website, headquartered in New Delhi, India. X features products across categories like Mobiles, Electronics, Fashion accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Kids, Home and Kitchen, Sports, Books; and services like Restaurants, Spas & Entertainment amongst others. The company was started by Kunal Bahl, a Wharton graduate and Rohit Bansal, an alumnus of IIT Delhi, in February 2010. Id X.
14 Name the persons in the pic. Who are they?
Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal Founders of:
15 X is a digital distributor of Bollywood and Kollywood music, with rights to over 2 million music tracks. In Hindi, X is the season of Monsoon, which is often associated with music. It was founded as BODVOD networks in 2006 by Vin Bhat, Neal Shenoy, and Paramdeep Singh, in a partnership between New York-based parent company 212Media, Indian company Hungama, and Schramm Sports & Entertainment. In its former incarnation as BODVOD Networks, X was the first company to offer Bollywood content on demand on cable television and on iTunes. Id X.
Saavn an acronym for “South Asian Audio Visual Network."
16 X was founded by John Murphy, a native of Essex in the United Kingdom. His interest in branding design began while working in the corporate planning and marketing department at Dunlop Corporation, a leader in the tire industry. In 1993, X was acquired by Y. X releases an annual ranking of the best global brands, which valuates each brands financial performance, role, and strength. The annual report is known as "The Best Global Brands," and is published in Business Week. Id X, Y.
X – Interbrand, Y – OmnicomGroup
17 X was founded in 1971 as a manufacturer of wire shopping baskets. It is the worlds largest advertising company by revenues, and employs around 162,000 people in 3,000 offices across 110 countries. X’s advertising agency company holdings include the Grey Group, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, Young & Rubicam Brands, and JWT (formerly known as J. Walter Thompson Co.). Id X.
WPP Plc Founded as Wire and Plastic Products plc.
18 Identify the logo.
Publicis Groupe One of the worlds three largest advertising holding companies.
19 Identify the logo.
Bain & Company
20 X is one of the leading global management consulting firms established in the United States in 1914. Most notably, the firm coined the terms and is credited with developing the concepts of supply chain, supply chain management, product life cycle, the PERT Chart, and the Organizational DNA concept. The firm publishes the majority of its thought leadership in its quarterly management magazine Strategy+Business. Id X.