FORE GENESIS 2009
Business Quiz Prelims
• Feel free to guess, there are No negative
• If a question has two parts, part points will be
awarded to the teams that answer one part of the
• The Starred questions are from Question no. 13 to
Question no. 20. Incase of a tie these will be
• Incase of tie with regard to starred questions, the
team will be selected by sudden death starting
from starred question 13 to Question no. 20.
Gammon India – Landmark projects
The foundation of Gateway of India, The Longest River Bridge
across Ganges at Patna, Terminal Building for Sharjah International
Airport and the Longest Urban Flyover (5.3 Km) at Hebbal,
What did these two artists recently come
together to create?
The artists are Mike Ming and Derek Welch.
They designed the Dell Studio 15 laptop cover
a) Ad for which company and
b) What is it depicting?
FINANCIAL TIMES advertisement,
depicting mergers and acquisitions.
Located in Delhi, started in 1890, this shop
boasts of being one of India’s oldest stores that
sell a particular type of product. Identify the
Ram Chander & Sons
This is the oldest toy store in India.
It is located at Connaught Place, Delhi.
Which company did these three men start?
Who are these three people and which company did they start?
They are Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom
and Robert Lynn
and they founded DHL – Dalsey Hillblom
a) Connect these images.
b) What is the missing logo?
DIAL – Delhi International Airport Ltd and the
missing logo is GMR group.
They are all partners of this joint venture are GMR Group
(54%), Airports Authority of India (26%), Fraport &
Eraman Malaysia (10% each).
a) What are these called and
b) Where are they used?
The Barnstars on Wikipedia
The Barnstar, given to recognize fine contributions to Wikipedia.
The Editor's Barnstar, awarded to individuals who display
particularly fine decisions in general editing.
The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar, awarded to those that
show a pattern of going the extra mile to be nice, without being
The Photographer's Barnstar is awarded to those individuals who
tirelessly improve the Wikipedia with their photographic skills and
Philip Arthur Fisher
Philip Fisher is considered a
pioneer in the field of growth
investing. Morningstar has
called him "one of the great
investors of all time".
The best-known of Fisher's
followers is Warren Buffett who
has said on some occasions
that "he is 85% Graham and
landmark in Delhi
did this man lend his
name to ?
The Limited Edition DVD of
Memento is uniquely packaged to
look like Leonard's case file from a
mental institution, with notes
scribbled by "doctors" and Leonard
on the inside.
The DVD menus are designed as
a series of psychological tests; the
viewer has to choose certain
words, objects, and multiple choice
answers to play the movie or
access special features. Leonard's
"notes" on the DVD case offer
clues to navigating the DVD.
Two brands of biscuits from the
One of them is obviously named
Bradman considering its country
of origin - Australia.
The other brand - Anzac (Australia
and New Zealand Army Corps) -
gets its name from the fact that
during WWI, women back home
made them and sent them to their
soldiers at war. Interestingly, a
part of the proceeds from the sale
of Anzac, will go into supporting
Indian jawans and their families.
Mysore Sandal Soap
Mysore Sandal Soap is manufactured by the
Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited
(KSDL), a company owned by the Government
of Karnataka in India.
This soap has been manufactured since 1916
when Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, the king
of Mysore set up the Government Soap Factory
in Bangalore. The main motivation for setting up
the factory was the excessive sandalwood
reserves that the Mysore Kingdom had which
could not be exported to Europe because of the
First World War.
In 2006, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, was selected
as the first brand ambassador of the Mysore
Sarah Palin’s eyewear has been
all the rage since her convention
speech. Her specs are titanium
frames designed by Japanese
designer Kazuo Kawasaki.
The demand for the glasses have
soared after her speech , similar
to what happened to the predator
series of glasses after the
release of MIB
What is the claim to fame of this google
The 2009 Doodle 4 Google Competition
saw school kids from all over U.S
submitting designs for Google Logo based
on the theme “What I Wish For The
World” and 28,000 designs were received
And the winning logo is
Started as a machine tool
manufacturing company after
Indian independence, this company
has diversified into various
businesses. Though it is popularly
known for one its products.