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  1. 1. Question: This brand X has its origins in Germany, when a trading ban was placedon that nation by the Allies during World War II. The Coca-Cola company thereforewas not able to import the syrup needed to produce Coca-Cola in Germany. As aresult, Max Keith, the man in charge of Coca-Colas operations in Germany duringthe second World War, decided to create a new product for the German marketcreated using only ingredients available in Germany. And hence X was developed.Identify this well known brand X.Answer: FantaQuestion: GVK Airport Holdings Private Limited, a subsidiary of GVK Power &Infrastructure Limited (GVKPIL) on 18 October 2011 acquired 108000000 equityshares worth Rs10 each (amounting to a 13.5% equity stake) in which of thefollowing?Answer:Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd (MIAL)Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL)Kolkata International Airport Ltd (KIAL)Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL)Question: X is an international franchiser, licensor, and operator of a chain ofconvenience stores. It is also, since March 2007, the largest chain store in anycategory, beating McDonalds by 1,000 stores. Its stores are located in eighteencountries, with its largest markets being Japan, the United States, Taiwan, andThailand respectively. Identify X.Answer: 7-ElevenQuestion: The current mark consists of three elipses: the two elipses in the centerrepresent a relationship of mutual trust between the customer and the company. Thespace in the background implies a global expansion of the comapnys technologyand unlimited potential for the future. Somehow the logo is so shaped that a laymanalways takes it to be the company names initaial. Name the company.Answer: ToyotaQuestion: The business in question was set up in 1986 by S SGoenka, who foundeda small company called PeutronicsPvt. Ltd. with the aim of using computers tosimplify the tedious job of keeping accounts. His son Bharat was responsible for thedevelopment of the commercial software product which led PeutronicsPvt. Ltd.,into changing its name and becoming the company it is today. It now operates fromits offices on the Hosur Road, a business district of the Silicon Valley of India andmakes financial accounting softwares that currently sells in 88 countries beyond itsnative India, including the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. Identify thisworldly recognized company.Answer: Tally SolutionsQuestion: Around 1900, seven brothers named ____________ immigrated to theUnited States from Italy. They eventually settled on the West Coast in Berkeley,California and became machinists. One of them, Rachele, began making aircraftpropellers, inspired by an airshow he saw at the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition innearby San Francisco. Rachele and his brothers created an aircraft manufacturing
  2. 2. company in Berkeley called "____________ Brothers", which remained in businessuntil 1976, although their product line changed over the years. Name this familythat shares its name with the company and is quite a genericized trademark today.Answer: JacuzziQuestion: The person in question was born in 1821 in Jura, France. In 1835, hemoved to Paris. The trip from his hometown to Paris was over 400 kilometers (249mi), and he travelled the distance by foot. On his way there, he picked up a series ofodd jobs to pay for his journey. There, he became an apprentice Layetier (French fortrunk/bag maker) to prominent households. Because of his well establishedreputation in this field, Napoleon III of France appointed him as Layetier to hiswife, Empress Eugénie de Montijo. Through his experience with the Frencharistocracy, he developed expert knowledge of what made a good travelling case. Itwas then that he began to design his own luggage. Who am I talking about?Answer: Louis VuittonQuestion: In 1886 his family left Switzerland to live in Beaune, France. It was thereas a young man, he developed his mechanical skills and interest in auto racing. Heworked for the Roblin mechanics shop from 1895 to 1899, at which time he went toParis, where he worked for a short time before emigrating to Montreal, Quebec inCanada in 1900 to work as a chauffeur/mechanic. In 1905, he was hired by FIAT asa racing car driver, and a year later became employed by a Philadelphia companydeveloping a then-revolutionary front-wheel drive racing car. His racing careercontinued as he drove for Buick, becoming a friend and associate of Billy Durant.Who am I talking about?Answer: Louis ChevroletQuestion: This young man returned to his village once all his business attempts hadfailed and stayed there until 1940, when he decided to try again in Seoul. Aftermulling over his situation with the Japanese, he decided to start another venture.Using a service garage he purchased from a friend, he started the A-do ServiceGarage on a 3,000 won loan. Within three years, the employee number grew from20 to 70 and he was able to bring in a good income. In 1943, the JapaneseOccupational Government forced the garage to merge with a steel plant as part ofthe war effort. Although his businesses were seeing their demise due to suppressionby the Japanese, he returned to Asan with 50,000 won in savings to try and makethe best of the situation. And so he did. Name this well known personality and alsothe name of the empire he created.Answer: Chung Ju-Yung, HyndaiQuestion: David Duke, former Ku Klux Klan (KKK) leader had made KKKmerchandise in order to bring out the name of the klan as the "NationalOrganization For European American Rights". In February 2000, a particularlifestyle clothing brand filed suit against David Duke for infringements of theircopyright, who has since changed the name of his organisation to European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO). Which clothing brand filed thissuit?Answer: No Fear
  3. 3. Question: Identify him and the brand he is associated with. He started an apparealcompany in 1978 which is based in Molvena in northern Italy.Answer: dieselQuestion: When were the Fundamental Duties of the Indian citizens incorporated inthe Constitution?Answer:1952198119761979Question: Identify this young mind who was recently featured in Business Week’s25 Most Influential People on the Web.Answer: Matt MullenwegQuestion: The picture is derived from the Greek mythology where the blind giantOrion carried his servant Cedalion on his shoulders when Orion was searching forthe rising sun. What modern day application takes inspiration from this incident?Answer: Google Scholar - "Stand on the shoulders of giants"
  4. 4. Question: This particular character of a chef has a special significance in corporatehistory. What is its claim to fame?Answer: McDonaldsQuestion: This person comes from a family of successful landlords and lawyers.After graduating in Science from Meerut College, he went to UK to pursue higherstudies in Aeronautical Engineering. Along the line, he got selected in the IndianArmy, by British Officers services Selection Board, UK. Subsequently, he joinedthe Indian Military Academy (I.M.A) at Dehradun. He thereafter was commissionedinto The Deccan Horse - a renowned cavalry regiment of The Indian Army. Who isthe person in discussion?Answer: Kushal Pal Singh (Owner of DLF Group)Question: The building in the picture is the SunTrust Headquarters at SunTrustPlaza in Atlanta, GA. Besides having approximately 200 years of experience in thebanking industry and having $183.1 billion in assets as of September 30, 2006, it isfamous for other reasons. What is its claim to fame?Answer: Coca Cola Formula stored in this building
  5. 5. Question: The copper coin (shown below) was first introduced by Sher Shah Suriduring his rule of India, along with Mohur, the gold coin and Rupiya, the silvercoin. Later on, the Mughal Emperors standardised the coin along with other silver(Rupiya) and gold (Mohur) coins in order to consolidate the monetary system acrossIndia. The question is, which english phrase originated from the name of this coin.Answer: Dam - I dont give a damn.Question: X is an Indian brand of automobiles which sold variations of the UK’sX-Triumph. Formed in 1947 and dissolved in 1988, the models sold include the X-10, the X-20, the gazelle, herald, and the X-2000. X please.Answer: StandardQuestion: Identify the 2008 start-up which is a multi million dollar company todayby its logo and also its angel investor.Answer: Tapulous Rajeev MotwaniQuestion: Connect.Answer: Star Alliance
  6. 6. Question: Connect.Answer: Indian Currency - Rupee NotesQuestion: Connect.Answer: Sachin Tendulkar is their first victimQuestion: Connect.Answer: Ernesto ―Che‖ GuevaraQuestion: Connect.Answer: Amitabh BachchanQuestion: X is assassinated by Y, which killed the American Dream. In retaliationY is kiiled by Z. If Z is Leon Rubenstein identify is X and Y ?Answer: X is John F Kennedy, Y is Lee Harvey OswaldQuestion: Fill the missing link George Best _________ Eric CantonaChristianoRonaldo Micheal OwenAnswer: Bryan RobsonQuestion: Which movement was characterized by protests like ―MontgomeryBoycott‖, Greensboro, Selma march ?
  7. 7. Answer: African-American Civil Rights MovementQuestion: This handset marks the beginning of?Answer: Series 40Question: The following logo and year mark a characteristic event. What is it?Answer: Launch of first GPS satelite - navstar 1Question: ________ describes the number of pairs in the rabbit population after acertain number of weeks if it is assumed that: - in the first month there is just onenewly-born pair, - new-born pairs become fertile from their second month on - eachmonth every fertile pair begets a new pair, and - the rabbits never dieAnswer: Fibonacci SeriesQuestion: The face of the main character of the film was modeled after AlbertEinstein, Carl Sandberg and a pup dog. Michael Jackson recorded the theme song"Someone in the dark", though it was not used, it features in the storybook versionof the film. When the cassette was released in the US, it was made of green plastic.Identify the movie.Answer: Extra Terrestrial (E.T)Question: Identify the team. ___ 116 def Angola 48; ___ 103 def Croatia 70; ___111 def Germany 68; ___ 127 def Brazil 83; ___ 122 def Spain 81; ___ 115 defPuerto Rico 77; ___ 127 def Lithuania 76; ___ 117 def Croatia 85Answer: US Basketball Dream Team at 92 Barcelona OlympicsQuestion: How is Rear Admiral Sir Miles Messervy and Major Boothroyd better
  8. 8. known in literature and film?Answer: M and Q from James bond (Q is short for Quartermaster)Question: In which Post Soviet Republic does the KGB still operate under the samename and a near identical insignia?Answer: BelarusQuestion: Connect.Answer: World Health Organization (WHO)Question: They have won a record 29 Spanish League titles, including 7 in a rowand 10 in a row sequences. They have also won 22 Spanish Cup titles . In Europethey have won 8 European Championships titles. Which team?Answer: Teka – Real Madrid Basketball TeamQuestion: X was born in 1967, failed a banking institute in 1995.Identify X.Answer: Nick LeesonQuestion: "X" is a file host, which revoked privileges for its members to be able toaccess other users files as a response to shutdown of another major filehost "Y"under PIPA & SOPA. X please?Answer: filesonic.comQuestion: This place is Asia’s largest wholesale market. Built by a king for hisdaughter to ship all that she wanted to, this market place derives its name from thecanals filled with water that sparkled like silver in the moonlight. What place isthis?Answer: ChandniChowkQuestion: Find the odd one out.Answer:Flying ScotsmanGolden ArrowGreat EasternEastern & OrientalTrans SiberianQuestion: Quote: "All I can say is that it is imaginary and not found on any map‖(although, the University of Chicago Press has published a literary atlas with the mapof India indicating the location of ____). which fictional place are we talking about?Answer: MalgudiQuestion: Randolph Bresnik became a father for a second time when baby Abigailwas born in Houston, Texas. He was not at home for the baby’s arrival but was
  9. 9. described to be ―on air‖ on getting the news. Where was he when his baby arrived?Answer: space shuttle ATLANTISQuestion: How do we know these lines? "Have you thought upon Lat, Uzza& theother, the third, Manat? These are the high flying cranes; truly their intercession isaccepted with approval."Answer: Satanic VersesQuestion: In 1868 a French scientist traveled to India and observed a total solareclipse from a tobacco field outside Guntur.In doing this he discovered the firstelement to be found outside Earth before it was found on Earth. Which element?Answer: HeliumQuestion: Find the odd one out.Answer:BearsBullsCowboysDolphinsGiantsSteelersQuestion: Find the odd one out.Answer:ABCDE
  10. 10. Question: Find the odd one out.Answer:ABCDEQuestion: Which legend?Answer: BatmanQuestion: There are 2 things in common. Name at least one.Answer: Director – Ridley Scott, Music – Hans Zimmer
  11. 11. Question: Who is getting tamed here?Answer: Tiger WoodsQuestion: Partnership Broken?Answer: VinodKambli’s revelations in Sachka SamnaQuestion: To grow or not to grow?Answer: BT Brinjal ControversyQuestion: According to ShashiTharoor: ―his life and work are beginning to serve asan allegory for the changing modalities of the secular in modern India — and thechallenges that the narrative of the nation holds for many of us. This is theopportune and crucial time to honour him for his dedication and courage to thecultural renaissance of his beloved country.‖ Who is he talking about ?Answer: MF hussain
  12. 12. Question: In the Mumbai, All over India…Answer: BandraWorli Sea linkQuestion: Octagenerian, and still going strong.Answer: N.D Tiwari sex tapesQuestion: Double Double agent!!Answer: HeadleyQuestion: Being Rested isnt so bad after all..Answer: IPL Causing Player Injuries
  13. 13. Question: Tweeting into trouble.Answer: ShashiTharoor’s Holy Cows tweetQuestion: Plugged!!Answer: Julian Assange’s ArrestQuestion: Mightier than the sword?Answer: Silencing writers at the Jaipur Lit festivalQuestion: To Russia, With LoveAnswer: Gita Banned in Russia
  14. 14. Question: Can I have a piece sister?Answer: Mayawati’s plan to divide UP into 4 partsQuestion: Evergreen, in black and white.Answer: Devanand’s deathQuestion: Next Indian Idol?Answer: Swami Agnivesh’s appearance on big boss