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Quiz GP Mains Feb 7th '08


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Quiz GP Mains Feb 7th '08

  1. 1. Mains Ads
  2. 8. <ul><li>Connect the following pics: </li></ul>
  3. 17. <ul><li>Sports Round </li></ul>
  4. 20. Q3 <ul><li>X and Y were rivals in a sport for a long time. After retirement X came up with Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grill machine which went on to earn $100 million in sales since 1995. Now Y who had defeated X to become the world champ has come out with a brand called Real Deal grill to rival X's product. Identify X and Y. </li></ul>
  5. 21. Q4 <ul><li>They were famously the first British professional club to wear a sponsor’s logo on their shirts, agreeing a deal with Hitachi in 1979. In the years since, the club has had relatively little variation in sponsorship deals — linking up with Crown Paints and Candy before signing their current deal in 1992 — a deal which is the longest standing current agreement in English top-flight football. Name Club and the sponsors? </li></ul>
  6. 22. <ul><li>It is said that any athlete that has appeared on the cover of this magazine suffers a slump or dip of form for varying lengths of time. The most common explanation for the perceived effect is the observation that athletes are generally featured on the cover at the pinnacle of their careers, so future performance is likely to be less impressive by comparison. This subsequent decline in performance would then be perceived as being related to, or even possibly caused by, the appearance on the magazine cover. This perceived correlation would be present for a statistically significant number of featured athletes. This effect is related to the statistical phenomenon of regression toward the mean. To counter this the magazine addressed their own cover jinx in a 2002 issue that featured a black cat on the cover. Which magazine? </li></ul>
  7. 24. <ul><li>Business Dry Round </li></ul>
  8. 25. Q1 <ul><li>Adam Mathes found that a search for 'internet rockstar' returned the website of a Ben Brown as the first result, even though 'internet rockstar' did not appear anywhere on Brown's webpage. What term did he coin to explain this? </li></ul>
  9. 26. Q2 <ul><li>Connect the following pics: </li></ul>
  10. 29. Q3 <ul><li>&quot;A Coke is a Coke, and no amount of money can get you a better Coke than the one, the bum on the corner is drinking. All the Coke's are the same, and all the Cokes are good. Liz Taylor knows it, the President knows it, the bum knows it, and you know it.&quot; To which artist is this quote attributed? </li></ul>
  11. 30. Q4 <ul><li>The idea for X was spawned in 1985, while founder Thomas G. Stemberg was working on a proposal for a different business. He needed a ribbon for his printer, but was unable to obtain one because his local dealer was closed for the Independence Day holiday.Throughout most of the company's history, X employed, in its American commercials and advertising promotions, the slogan &quot;Yeah, we've got that.&quot;, signifying their wide selection of products. This slogan was retired in 2003, to be replaced with &quot;That was easy.&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 31. Q5 <ul><li>In the late 1920s, a French professor named Henri Chretien developed a new film process. 20th Century Fox won the rights over the technology and launched it with the slogan 'Movies are better than ever'. What? </li></ul>
  13. 32. Q6 <ul><li>The history of this company starts in post war Germany when radios were subject to strict Allied control. Max &quot;..........&quot; had an idea, a radio without vacuum tubes is not really a radio.So he introduced the brand of radios named The Heinzelmann which is a radio kit with only one circuit, for short, medium and long wave. This became the best-seller in Germany. Currently it is one of the most well-known brands in Europe. Its recognition factor lies at a unique 98% in Germany alone. They currently use the simple punchline &quot;Made for you” and are present in India too. Just name the brand </li></ul>