Business Quiz finals at IIT(BHU), Varanasi

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This is the final round of the Business Quiz I conducted at IIT(BHU), Varanasi. A lot of hard work has been put into it to make sure that the questions are new. There have been some experiments with the rounds and scoring system. All the questions here are crack-able. Hope you enjoy it. Cheers!

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    1. 1. THE TOLL-FREE QUIZ • Aditya Shekhar Acharya • Ashwini Kumar Sahay Aditya S Acharya
    2. 2. ROUND 1 • Infinite Bounce And Pounce • +10/0 on direct and bounce • +10/-10 on pounce • Team A to Team H Aditya S Acharya
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    7. 7. • This is a concept car made by partnership between 2 companies. The first is a company that has nothing to do with cars while the second is a renowned car maker. • Name the car or the companies involved. Aditya S Acharya
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    9. 9. Microstang (Microsoft+Mustang) Aditya S Acharya
    10. 10. 3. • Previously known as RELUDE, it’s a Finnish company based in Espoo, Finland. • In 2003, three students from Helsinki University of Technology participated in a mobile game development competition. A victory with a real-time multiplayer game called King of the Cabbage World compelled the trio to set up their own company. • Their second game however, is now etched in the annals of history. • Name the company. Aditya S Acharya
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    13. 13. 4. • Introduced in 1907,the candy got its name from the machine that makes them, which makes ------- sounds and appears to “----" the conveyor belt onto which the chocolate is dispensed. Brand ? Aditya S Acharya
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    15. 15. • The candy got its name from the machine that makes them, which makes kissing sounds and appears to "kiss" the conveyor belt onto which the chocolate is dispensed. Aditya S Acharya
    16. 16. 5. • P.D. Kasbekar, a Joint Secretary in the Banking department attended the meeting convened by the then PM Indira Gandhi to take a key decision. Kasbekar had kept a Wedding Invitation in his Shirt Pocket which was Orange in Colour with a dash of Red and Saffron. Indira liked the Colour Combination and chose the Colour Scheme and Design for 'something'. What am I talking about ? Aditya S Acharya
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    21. 21. Burger King It’s Simple. We kill the BURGER KING Aditya S Acharya
    22. 22. 7. • The Kwik-E-Mart is a fictional convenience store in the animated television series The Simpsons. It is notorious for its high prices and the poor quality of its merchandise. The operator of the Springfield store is an IndianAmerican named Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. • It is a parody of an international chain of stores X. • In July 2007, X converted 15 of its stores in the United States and one in Canada into Kwik-EMarts to promote The Simpsons Movie. • X? Aditya S Acharya
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    25. 25. 8. What do these denote? 1st Stockholm Kungens Kurva, Sweden: 55,200 m2 (594,000 sq ft) 2nd Shanghai, China: 49,400 m2 (532,000 sq ft) 3rd Shenyang, China: 47,000 m2 (510,000 sq ft) 4th Tianjin, China: 45,736 m2 (492,300 sq ft) 5th Berlin Lichtenberg, Germany: 45,000 m2 (480,000 sq ft) Aditya S Acharya
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    29. 29. END OF ROUND ONE Aditya S Acharya
    30. 30. ROUND 2 • MINIMALIST ADS! • DIFFERENTIAL MARKING (8-N)*5 N:Number of teams who got it right • No negatives, ABSURD ANSWERS INVITED! Aditya S Acharya
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    48. 48. END OF ROUND 2 Aditya S Acharya
    49. 49. ROUND 3 • Infinite Bounce And Pounce • +10/0 on direct and bounce • +10/-10 on pounce • Team H to Team A Aditya S Acharya
    50. 50. 1. Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to X, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like X and not a lady. I’m on a horse. Smell like a man, man id X ! Aditya S Acharya
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    52. 52. Old Spice Aditya S Acharya
    53. 53. 2. • It is actually based on a 19th century guitar work named “Gran Vals” by Spanish musician Francisco Tarrega. It was originally named “Grande Valse” but was changed to X after it became very famous post 1994. It is estimated that X is played 1.8 billion times a day, about 20,000 times a second. Gimme X? Aditya S Acharya
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    55. 55. Nokia Tune Aditya S Acharya
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    58. 58. Carl Zeiss Aditya S Acharya
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    60. 60. • The company typically deals with experimental science, military research and cross-species genetics. Aditya S Acharya
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    63. 63. 5. • X in Dutch is Zijn Meester Stem, in French La Voix de Son Maître, in German Die Stimme seines Herrn, in Italian La voce del padrone, in Spanish La voz de su amo. • X? Aditya S Acharya
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    65. 65. His Master’s Voice (HMV) Aditya S Acharya
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    68. 68. Salman Khan (Khan Academy) Aditya S Acharya
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    71. 71. Anil Agarwal (Vedanta) Aditya S Acharya
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    75. 75. END OF ROUND 3 Aditya S Acharya
    76. 76. ROUND 4 • PICK YOUR PILL! • +5*(8-N)/-5*N • N=NUMBER OF TEAMS GIVING RIGHT ANSWERS • For all other teams +10/0 Aditya S Acharya
    77. 77. PERSON PLACE COMPANY LOGO SLOGAN AD CHICS MISC Aditya S Acharya
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    82. 82. Company • XY has a logo similar to that of defense contractors Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as SIA. • The company has gone through many name changes including X International (later Stane International), X Enterprises, X Fujikawa and X Solutions. • X? Aditya S Acharya Answer
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    86. 86. Slogan • Y is the informal corporate motto (or slogan) of X. It was first suggested either by X employee Paul Buchheit at a meeting about corporate values in early 2000 or, according to another account, by engineer Amit Patel in 1999. Paul said he "wanted something that, once you put it in there, would be hard to take out", adding that the slogan was "also a bit of a jab at a lot of the other companies, especially our competitors, who at the time, in our opinion, were kind of exploiting the users to some extent”. • X and Y? Aditya S Acharya Answer
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    92. 92. Miscellaneous • Pantone 2685C was trademarked in 2004 and was in news recently as the trademark was overruled as it was too common to be trademarked by a single company. • Funda? Aditya S Acharya Answer
    93. 93. • Pantone 2685C is the purple color that Cadbury uses for its chocolate bars and was trademarked by it in 2004. Nestle filed a case in 2008 and won the case recently and now Cadbury doesn’t have the sole right in the usage of the color any longer. Aditya S Acharya
    94. 94. THANK YOU HOPE THIS WAS FUN Aditya S Acharya

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