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Prelims of Magnate- The Biz and Tech Quiz held as part of Quizzing Zone in Flare 2012 at PDPU

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  1. 1. MAGNATETHE BIZ AND TECH QUIZ Powered by Endeavor
  2. 2. PrelimsPowered by Endeavor
  3. 3. 1. X is synonymous with oil rigs and refineries and primarily acts as a safety device. This word is also associated with an acrobatic dance move, a Canadian fashion magazine and as an aerial countermeasure against heat seeking missiles. Id X. Powered by Endeavor
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  5. 5. 2. This brand is owned by Pioma Industries based in Ahmedabad. It launched an aeratedfruit drink Oranjolt in 2000 which failed due to the fact that it had to be refrigerated at all times. Identify this dominant brand. Powered by Endeavor
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  7. 7. 3. The total volume of plastics, elastomers and rubbersproduced from these catalysts represents the largest volume commodity chemicals in the world. These catalysts usecomplexes of Ti or Zn or Hf and are employed to polymerize terminal -1-alkenes.Id the catalyst Powered by Endeavor
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  9. 9. 4. Which shower gel is sold using the slogan "The original. If your grandfather hadnt worn it, you wouldnt exist."? Powered by Endeavor
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  11. 11. 5. Due to X’s work, X’s papers dating from the fag endof the 19 th century are considered too dangerous tohandle. They have to be kept in lead lined boxes, and can only be handled using protective clothing. Id X. Powered by Endeavor
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  13. 13. 6. Which famous companys name is derived from the latin word for sound and a 1950s American slang for young boys? Powered by Endeavor
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  17. 17. 8. Which company’s original name was SwallowSidecar Company and its name was changed afterWW II to avoid any unfavourable connotations of the SS initials? Powered by Endeavor
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  19. 19. 9. Taken from Kautilya’s Arthashashtra, which Indian Governement agency’s motto in Sanskrit reads “Kosha Moolo Dandaha”? Powered by Endeavor
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  23. 23. 11. This was the first inexpensive industrial process to make steel from molten pig iron and the key principle involved the removal of impurities by oxidation with air being blown through the molten iron. Id this process Powered by Endeavor
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  25. 25. 12. What is the name given to the state of matter in which matter behaves like a fluid without viscosityand having an extremely high thermal conductivity? Powered by Endeavor
  26. 26. SuperfluidPowered by Endeavor
  27. 27. 13. In banking parlance, expand CRR Powered by Endeavor
  28. 28. Cash Reserve Ratio Powered by Endeavor
  29. 29. 14.Logo of which company? Powered by Endeavor
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  31. 31. 15. Due to the wartime needs of copper forammunition and the Manhattan Project, X wasmade in zinc coated steel to reduce the dependenceon copper. This however resulted in problems ofrusting as the galvanisation process wasn’t efficient.After a public outcry X was made from salvagedshell casings. What is X? Powered by Endeavor
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  33. 33. 16. I made my first public appearance in 2002 when I rang the bell to open trade sessions inNYSE. I toured USA and Canada in 2003-2005 toencourage students to study science. I conducted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to support the performing arts and appeared as a guest on the British Quiz Show QI in 2011. Who am I? Powered by Endeavor
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  35. 35. 17. What name is given to the ‘study of mathematical models of conflict andcooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers’? Powered by Endeavor
  36. 36. GAME THEORY Powered by Endeavor
  37. 37. 18. He was the first Chairman of SBI and his nephew was the father of India’s White Revolution. On the other hand his son was the Founder Director of IIMAhmedabad. Identify this economist who also served in independent India’s first Cabinet. Powered by Endeavor
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  39. 39. 19. X began as an Ohio partnership formed by Y, his brotherWilliam, Henry Flagler, chemist Samuel Andrews, silent partnerStephen V Harkness, and Oliver Burr Jennings. By 1911, with publicoutcry at a climax, the Supreme Court of the United States ruledthat X must be dissolved under the Sherman Antitrust Act and splitinto 34 companies. Two of these companies evolved into Exxon,and Socony which eventually became Mobil, Sohio and manymore. Id X and Y Powered by Endeavor
  40. 40. X- Standard Oil, Y- John D Rockefeller Powered by Endeavor
  41. 41. 20. Which word derived from a Latin word meaning great person nowadays used in a different contextwas specifically applied to the members of the Upper House in the Apostolic Kingdom of Hungary ? Powered by Endeavor
  42. 42. MAGNATE Powered by Endeavor