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MOMENTS 2011 Name of presentation On Campus Biz Quiz Prelims
Rules 15 Questions Correct Answer has 1 point No Negative Marking In case of Tie, best score out of top 3 Tie-Breaker questions will be chosen for Finals. Tie-Breaker Questions are marked with a ‘*’
1 World’s oldest airline still in business ?
KLM Dutch Airlines
2 X was a British global conglomerate which had its headquarters in the Leaden Hall Street in the City of London. It was formed in 1598 and enjoyed almost complete monopoly in its product segments. Even though it was largely a jointly held private enterprise, it enjoyed immense patronage from the UK Government which however proved to be its downfall, as the Government itself went into war. It mainly operated in two countries the UK and Y. It officially went out of business in 1874 with the advent of the Industrial Revolution in UK and political turmoil in Y. Identify X
East India Company
3 A world famous product, X is known as “Little Water” and is made from potatoes in its country of origin. Even though it was largely restricted to Europe till the 1950s, as soon as it made its entry in the US, it surpassed all other products to become the most used product in its category in the 1970s. Identify X
4 A famous law in corporate strategy known as Conway’s Law says Conway’s Law – “There is always a man in a firm who knows what’s going on. He should be _____” Identify the one word in the blank.
“There is always a man in a firm who knows what’s going on. He should be fired”
5 X is hugely famous portal and is by far the largest in its domain. Larry Sanger was a co-founder who quit the organization in 2002. In mid-2010, its he accused the portal of propagating “child pornography” and filed a complaint with the FBI. X replied back saying “The _____ obeys the law. In the weeks since Sanger’s published allegations, the _____ has not been contacted by the FBI or any other law-enforcement agency with regard to allegedly illegal content on any _____ projects. Our community ______ takes action to remove illegal material when such material is brought to its attention.” Identify X
6* One of the largest movie production houses in Hollywood, it was started by, DW Griffith Douglas Fairbanks Mary Pickford X Identify X
7 “Keeping liquidity and not investing in low market is like saving up for sex in old age” Who said the above ?
8* X Justin Bieber Britney Spears BarackObama Ashton Kutcher Identify X
(List of personaities with the most Twitter followers)
9 In Mandarin, ke-ko-ke-le which means “Happy feelings in your mouth”. What am I talking about?
10 The only state in India to have 3 stock exchanges is _____________
12 Pepsi Free was a sub-brand of Pepsi which had no X, which is otherwise an ever-present ingredient . It was launched in 1982. Pepsi AM had more X than regular Pepsi and was marketed as “Drink in the morning to get over a hangover” . What is this ingredient X, we are talking about ?
13* Complete Date on which this Google Logo was updated .
1st January 2011
14 X was found in 1899 by a group of English, Swiss and Catalan men. It generated the second highest revenue in its domain/field to the tune of 366 million Euros. The highest revenue holder,Y in the same domain is headquartered in the same country in the capital city. X and Y have a fierce rivalry dating back to almost a hundred years, further heightened by the fact that there is huge cultural rivalry between the two cities they are based in. Both X and Y are based in a South European country. Identify X.