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  1. 1. MOMENTS 2011<br />Name of presentation<br />On Campus Biz Quiz<br />Finals<br />
  2. 2. Rules/Scoring<br />Answer to direct question – 10 pts<br />Answer to passed-on question – 5 pts<br />Double answers are not allowed<br />
  3. 3. IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company is a Hyderabad based Infrastructure Company which came into being following rather controversial circumstances.<br />It was better known as ?<br />
  4. 4. This is the iconic Lehmann Brothers building where the scenes of its bankruptcy played out.<br />Identify the company which owns the building after Lehmann went bust ?<br />
  5. 5. Danjaq is the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks to the characters, elements, and other material related to X on screen. It is currently owned and managed by the family of Albert R. Brocoli<br />X is a notable character in movies and books alike and made his book debut in 1953 and movie debut in 1962.<br />When X’s creator approached Hollywood studios they were rejected saying they found the scripts “too blatantly British”.<br />Identify X<br />
  6. 6. A country’s denomination notes usually feature an iconic president, a global ambassador and so forth.<br />Nepal’s one-rupee note had King Gyanendra on it until the dark assassinations in the royal family.<br />What now features on the one-rupee note ?<br />
  7. 7. X invented by William Ramsey in the early 1900s became an extremely popular medium of advertising.<br />Initially dubbed as “Liquid Fire”, the first ever marketing stunt using X was at the Paris Motor Show in 1910.<br />It was widely used in Times Sqaure in New York which led to its iconic photos being now worldwide famous.<br />Identify X<br />Hint : IF you were to check into a motel in the US, 9/10 times the motel would be using X.<br />
  8. 8. “You press the button, we do the rest “<br />One of the most famous advertising campaigns by which company ?<br />
  9. 9. X is now a world-famous product developed by software giant Y. Developers, Seamus Blackley and Kevin Bachus controversially left Y following its launch and the next two Product Heads also quit the project, although the product itself continuously revamps itself and enjoys huge success.<br />Initially intended for the Japanese market, it eventually became immensely popular in Europe<br />It was originally slated to be named Z since it was a direct result of the efforts of Y’s team developing the also-highly acclaimed but freely available product Z.<br />Identify X<br />Hint : 80% of all users of X fall in the 15-25 years of age category.<br />
  10. 10. Expand ICICI as in ICICI Bank ?<br />
  11. 11. X is a communication company founded in 2003 by two Swedish Entrepreneurs together with a couple of Estonian developers.<br />They were previously involved in setting up the hugely successful peer-to-peer product Kazaa and wanted an upgrade for the same, and ended up creating a software which meant “sky peer-to-peer”.<br />Having decided on a name, they had to change it at the last moment since they did not get the domain name free for their product.<br />Identify X<br />
  12. 12. What is common to all of the following ?<br />World Health Organization (WHO)<br />International Standardization Organization (ISO)<br />Red Cross<br />International Labour Organization (ILO)<br />World Intellectual Property Organization<br />CERN<br />
  13. 13. Governor General Lord Auckland had two beautiful sisters - Emily and Funny. India being an alien country, Lord Auckland wanted his sisters to grow up in an atmosphere of unfettered joy in the lap of nature. He helped the East India Company develop X which has served as the All India Radio building and the Burmese pagoda for them to enjoy in the past. <br />It is situated in the heart of the then capital of the East India Company in India.<br />It is currently owned by the Indian Army though is used for an entirely different purpose.<br />Recently, it has been subject to a lot of controversy.<br />Identify X<br />
  14. 14. One of the greatest companies in the world, Hewlett-Packard was established by Bill Hewlett and David Packard. However during the naming of the company there was major disagreement as to the naming of the company as Packard-Hewlett or Hewlett-Packard.<br />How did they resolve the issue ?<br />
  15. 15. “Statistcs are like ______. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital “<br /> - Aaron Levenstein. <br />Fill in the blank. <br />
  16. 16. X was created by Y in 1928 and has become the most recognized face in its domain.<br />Its creator was presented with a special medal by League of Nation in 1935 because his creation was a symbol of universal goodwill.<br />In the United States armed forces, actions that produce good looks, but have little practical use, (such as the specific manner of making beds in basic training or the polishing of brass fittings onboard ship) are commonly referred to as “X” work.<br />In schools a “Xcourse",“X major", s a class, college major, or degree where very little effort is necessary in order to attain a good grade (especially an A) and/or one where the subject matter of such a class is not of any importance in the labor market.<br />Identify X<br />
  17. 17. This feature implemented by Google was a major innovation and one of its prime differentiators from other search engines.<br />It however costs Google $110 million a year as 1% of all searches use this feature and bypass all advertising. <br />Yet, it exists till date.<br />What are we talking about ?<br />
  18. 18. William X, a candle maker, and James Y, a soap maker, immigrants from England and Ireland, respectively, who had settled earlier in Cincinnati, met as they married sisters, Olivia and Elizabeth Norris, formed the company initially. <br />Alexander Norris, their father-in law, called a meeting in which he persuaded his new sons-in-law to become business partners. <br />On October 31, 1837, as a result of the suggestion, X & Y was born. <br />A technical innovation took place in the 19th century which forced them to concentrate on soaps and reject candles.<br />What technical innovation are we talking about ?<br />
  19. 19. This German auto company was founded by a Nazi trade union, the German labour front in the year 1937 which started making small and affordable cars at an age where luxury cars where predominant in Germany and an average German could only afford a motorcycle.<br />The company made a car in response to Hitler’s demand of “a basic vehicle capable of transporting two adults and three children at 100 km/h (62 mph) “<br />The company name literally means “people’s car”<br />Its tagline translated into English means “The Car”<br />Identify the company<br />
  20. 20. The term white-collar worker refers to a salaried professional or an educated worker who performs semi-professional office, administrative, and sales coordination tasks, as opposed to a Blue-Collar worker, whose job requires manual labor.<br />Now, who is a scarlet collared worker ?<br />
  21. 21. X was born in Detroit, Michigan and attended Harvard University where he was pursuing BA in Mathematics and Economics.<br />At, Harvard, he stayed in the same hall as Y, who offered him to co-found his new company. X refused Y’s offer who dropped out of Harvard to start his now multi-billion dollar company.<br />X went on to join Procter and Gamble where he met Jeffrey Immelt, the who left to become the CEO of General Electric. Both were part of P&G’s famous Executive Training Program and probably its most famous products.<br />Eventually however, X joined Y’s company.<br />Identify X<br />
  22. 22. Identify the common thread (Not a complete list)<br />Franklin Roosevelt, <br />John F. Kennedy,<br /> Al Gore, <br />George W. Bush<br />BarackObama;<br />
  23. 23. Identify !!<br />
  24. 24. The standard dimensions of this product is always 85.60 × 53.98 mm with and an aspect ratio of 1.586. <br />These are among the widely used products and most probably you are carrying one right now !!<br /> What are we talking about?<br />
  25. 25. Who are these four people ?<br />Hirsz, <br />Aaron, <br />Szmul, <br />Itzhak<br />Hint : Hollywood<br />
  26. 26. Who is the founder of the company of the following logo ?<br />
  27. 27. An Internet Tsunami website X describes its founders as a mix of Chinese dissidents, journalists, mathematicians, and start-up company technologists from the United States, Taiwan, Europe, Australia, and South Africa.<br />What am I talking about ?<br />
  28. 28. The blanked out portion is the name of the legendary company it gave birth to !!!<br />
  29. 29. This product was originally invented by Max Keith in Germany 1940 when World War II made it difficult to get a certain syrup to Nazi Germany. It was originally made from by products of cheese and jam production. The name comes from the German word for imagination because Max Keith thought that imagination is required to taste the fruit(which is the principal ingredient of the product) from the strange mixture. <br />Which product?<br />
  30. 30. Identify the company !!<br />
  31. 31. This is one of Vodafone’s most famous advertisements.<br />It was also a part of propaganda against rash driving.<br />ID what is written in the blanked out part !! <br />
  32. 32. The person who designed the logo of this company stated that he decided to use a lion as a tribute to his alma mater Columbia University, whose athletic teams' nickname is the Lions and their fight song was "Roar, Lion, Roar". <br />Which company's iconic logo are we talking about?<br />
  33. 33. In 1955, the members of LokSabha & RajyaSabha made an unusual agreement to increase their salary by Re.1, the lowest ever salary increase for any member of any parliament ever in the world.<br />Fundaes.<br />