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  • 1. Presents MagadhaThe Business Quiz at Alagappa Institute of Management 30th January 2009 Alagappa University,Karaikudi, Tamilnadu www.alagappauniversity.ac.in
  • 2. Prelims
  • 3. PrelimsGround Rules•Open to all participants•Two members per team•Total no of questions: 25•5 points for each question•5 teams will be selected for finals based on score• Inbuilt tie breakers•Quiz Master’s decision is final
  • 4. Question -1The luxury yacht “ Tian “ is the new year gift by __________ to __________?
  • 5. Question -1 AnswerLuxury Yacht ( worth Rs.400 crore )was gifted by Anil Ambani to his wifeTina.Last year Mukesh Ambani gifted acorporate Jet ( Rs.250 crore ) to his wifeNita.
  • 6. Question -2Identify the brand.
  • 7. Question -2 Answer
  • 8. Question -3Who owns “ Steel Junction “ ?
  • 9. Question -3Answer
  • 10. Question -4Identify the brand advertised in this ad.
  • 11. Question -4 Answer
  • 12. Question -5Founded in 1903 in Milwankee, US, this company hastwice narrowly escaped bankruptcy but is today one ofthe most recognised brands in the world. In direfinancial crisis in 1980s, it desperately licensed itsname for such ill advised venture as cigarettes andwine colours.Later on it developed a strong user community in theform of club called “ HOG “. What are we talkingabout ?
  • 13. Question -5 Answer
  • 14. Question -6Identify this personality.
  • 15. Question -6 Answer Mr. Richard Fuld CEO – Lehman Brothers
  • 16. Question -7Can you recognize this icon ?
  • 17. Question -7 AnswerNew internet browser launched by Google
  • 18. Question -8Started in 1859, when a 22 year-old chemist fromBrooklyn, New York named Robert A. Chesebrough,went to Pennsylvania to investigate an oil well. The oilindustry was in its infancy, and Chesebrough, likemany, was hoping to profit from it.While Chesebrough was there, he discovered a gooeysubstance known as Rod Wax that was causing the oilrig workers problems, as it stuck to the drilling rigs,causing them to seize up.This has led to the birth of a famous brand. Name it.
  • 19. Question -8 Answer
  • 20. Question -9BRIC : Brazil , Russia, India & ChinaSWITCH : ?
  • 21. Question -9 Answer S – Satyam Computers W – Wipro I – Infosys T – TCS C – Cognizant H - HCLSWITCH companies accounted for 1.9% of global IT servicesin 2006 - Total market Size: US $ 672 billion
  • 22. Question -10Identify this brand. Clue - rural
  • 23. Question -10 Answer
  • 24. Question -11“The origin of the word _______ is the Latin bulga, a little pouch or knapsack, which may have come from a Gaulish source that’s related to the Irish bolg, “bag”. The word turned up in English in the fifteenth century, having travelled via the French bougette, a diminutive form of bouge, “leather bag”. Its first meaning in English indeed was “pouch, wallet, bag”, and followed its French original in usually implying something made of leather. What are we talking about ?
  • 25. Question -11 Answer Budget
  • 26. Question -12Connect
  • 27. Question -12 AnswerMahi, Yuvi, Bhajji and RP Singh are employees of Air India
  • 28. Question -13Apple : ipodMicrosoft : ?
  • 29. Question -13 Answer Zune
  • 30. Question -14Identify this institution. Clue: Satyam Computers
  • 31. Question -14 AnswerIndian School of Business
  • 32. Question -15Identify the print ad.
  • 33. Question -15 Answer
  • 34. Question -16Identify this institution.
  • 35. Question -16 AnswerNew York Stock Exchange
  • 36. Question -17What is so special about this coke bottle ?
  • 37. Question -17 Answer Coca Cola released special edition bottles of Coca-cola Zero Zero with 007 logo and Daniel Craig picture to promote James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace" .
  • 38. Question -18 Big Mac Index ?
  • 39. Question -18 Answer Big Mac Index ipod Index
  • 40. Question -19What is being advertised here ?
  • 41. Question -19 Answer Cadbury Bournville
  • 42. Question -20One day in 1946, Percy Spencer, an engineer withRaytheon Company, was testing a magnetron tubewhen he reached into his pocket for a chocolate bar.He discovered that the chocolate had melted althoughhe himself sensed no heat at all.This led to what invention ?
  • 43. Question -20 AnswerThe Microwave Oven
  • 44. Question -21What is being shown here ?
  • 45. Question -21 Answer Viagra
  • 46. Question -22Identify this institution.
  • 47. Question -22 Answer India Post
  • 48. Question -23Which was the first location in New YorkCity used by brokers to buy and sellstocks?
  • 49. Question -23 AnswerAt 68, Wall Street under a buttonwood tree
  • 50. Question -24What could you have bought for $3,470.25on March 16, 1830?
  • 51. Question -24 Answer It was the slowest trading day in markethistory so you could have bought all of the stock for sale on Wall Street.
  • 52. Question -25Which brand is being endorsed by this champion?
  • 53. Question -25 Answer AMD
  • 54. Tea breakFinals will start after 30 minutes