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Finals of BizQuiz at Teqnix 2012

  1. 1. FINALSRavi Vyas
  2. 2. 1X is an Indian mobile network operator founded in 1999. It is a joint venture between MaxisCommunications Berhad of Malaysia and Sindya Securities & Investments Private Limited,whose current shareholders are the Reddy family of Apollo Hospitals Group of India.Id X.
  3. 3. Aircel
  4. 4. 2He graduated with honors from Harvard University in Philosophy. He laterattended Harvard Business School (AMP), where he is featured in three case studies.He was CEO of Procter & Gamble India and later Managing Director, Procter & GambleWorldwide (Strategic Planning). In 1995, he took early retirement to become a full time writer.He is a regular columnist for six Indian newspapers in English, Hindi, Telugu and Marathi,and he writes periodic pieces for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times,Foreign Affairs, and Newsweek.Id the personality who has also authored famous books like “ India Unbound” ,“The Difficulty of Being Good: On the subtle art of dharma ” etc.
  5. 5. Gurucharan Das
  6. 6. 3It was an advertising campaign with over 100 films created for the digital media exclusively;each film not exceeding 15 seconds. The 3 months old campaign was aimed to create fun, humor & wit surrounding the IPL frenzy. It was an initiative taken by Virgin Mobile & was anattempt to connect with the youth to show them the other side of Cricket.What?
  7. 7. Indian Panga League
  8. 8. 4This APP is developed by the Washington, D.C.-based Imangi Studios , it was realesed inAugust, 2011 on the iOS platform. Soon after the release it accrued fame and became thenumber one free iOS App Store application.On March 6, 2012, Imangi Studios announced that the APP would be released for theAndroid platform on March 27, 2012 (That happens to be Today!)Which APP/game are we talking about?
  9. 9. Temple Run
  10. 10. 5The picture shows the Weimar-era & Württemberg (Germany)coat of arms. What is the significance of this coat of arms to theBusiness world?
  11. 11. Used in the logo of Porsche.
  12. 12. 6Michel Adam Lisowski was born in April, 1950 in Warsaw, Poland. He started a textilebusiness in Thailand - Eden Group – that grew to generate turnover of around $100 million.When the East Financial Crisis hit Thailand in 1996, he sold the business and moved to Pariswhere he noticed the demand of restaurants and clubs for glamorous video programming.What did he start?
  13. 13. FTV
  14. 14. 1What is referred to as ‘blue sky research’?
  15. 15. Spending enormous amounts of money on futile projects like finding outwhy the sky is blue etc.
  16. 16. 2•The Anaheim Ducks are a professional ice hockey team based in Anaheim, California, USA.They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of theNational Hockey League(NHL).•Which company founded this club?
  17. 17. Walt Disney Company
  18. 18. 3V STARR is a residential & commercial interior designer company,located in the Palm Beach area (Florida).Which famous personality owns this company?
  19. 19. Venus Williams
  20. 20. 4• The January, 1975 issue of Popular Electronics had the Altair 8800 computer on the cover. When one of the founders showed this issue to another, it inspired them to write an interpreter for the device and thus resulted in the company X.• Who were the founders and which company did they start?
  21. 21. • Microsoft. Paul Allen showed the issue to Bill Gates.
  22. 22. 5• Anthony T Rossi, an Italian born who settled in Florida, USA in 1947 started with hand delivered juice jars at nearby homes. His popularity grew as his juice gift boxes were sold at a departmental stores. This was the beginning of which multinational brand?
  23. 23. • Tropicana.
  24. 24. 6• The son of a Lebanese immigrant, his ascendancy started in 1990. He is a widower with six kids. He is a baseball fan and art collector. His collection is housed at the Museo Soumaya, named after his late wife. In recent years he has done wonders to revitalize Churubusco, the historical district of his home town. Who?
  25. 25. • Carlos Slim.
  26. 26. • Pepsi
  27. 27. Connect
  28. 28. Kodak
  29. 29. Connect
  30. 30. Adidas
  31. 31. Connect
  32. 32. Philips
  33. 33. Connect
  34. 34. News Corporation
  35. 35. Connect
  36. 36.
  37. 37. Final Round
  38. 38. • Cisco.
  39. 39. •Koo In-Hwoi, founder of X established Lak-Hui Chemical IndustrialCorporation in 1947. In 1952, Lak-Hui became the first Koreancompany to enter the plastics industry.• As the company expanded its plastics business, itestablished GoldStar Co. Ltd., in 1958. Both companies Lucky andGoldstar merged and formed Lucky-Goldstar.•It recently appointed Akshay Kumar as brand ambassador.
  40. 40. • LG
  41. 41. •This company was set up as a steel trading company in 1945. It soon expanded into manufacturing general-purpose utility vehicles, starting with assembly under licence of the iconic Willys Jeep in India, later on it manufactured light commercial vehicles (LCVs) and agricultural tractors.•In 2010, it became the first Indian company to sponsor in NASCAR Nationwide series.•Some of the models launched by this company are : Armada, Thar, Commander, Legend,Invader, etc.
  42. 42. • Mahindra.
  43. 43. •The Sassoons, a well-known industrialist family of Bombay (Now Mumbai),acquired a mill near Thane creek, 40 km away from Bombay (now Mumbai), and renamedit as “The X mills”, the mill primarily made cheap and coarse woollen blankets, and modest quantities of low priced woollen Fabrics.•When Dr. Vijaypat Singhania took over the reins of the company in 1980,he injected fresh vigour into this company transforming it into a modern,industrial conglomerate.•Feels like Heaven, Feels like ______
  44. 44. • Raymond.
  45. 45. •In 1924 it started off as a loom company, In 1929, the patent for the automaticloom was sold to a British company, generating the starting capital for the automobile development.•Initially it was named after the family name of the founder, which literally meant "fertile rice paddies“, thus the name was changed to prevent the company beingassociated with old-fashioned farming. The company was registered in August 1937 as the “X Motor Company".•X is one of the largest companies to push hybrid vehicles in the market and the first to commercially mass-produce and sell such vehicles
  46. 46. • Toyota
  47. 47. •X is a television network which was initially funded by Getty Oil company. The nameof the channel was changed to match the name on the letterheads, which were printed with a typo.•In 1984, ABC made a deal with Getty Oil to acquire X . The Walt Disney Company purchased ABC and picked up an 80% stake in X at that time.•Shows: SportsCentre (signature show), Highlight Express, The Beat, Jim Rome is Burning, Around the horn, Pardon the Interruption (PTI), Baseball tonight, Scott Van Pelt Show.
  48. 48. • ESPN
  49. 49. • Thanks!