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Business quiz @ BITS Hyderabad

  1. 1. Answers
  2. 2. 1.• In 1968, Dr. Spencer Silver, a chemist at 3M in the United States, developed a "low- tack", reusable, pressure-sensitive adhesive. A person named Arthur Fry used it to develop something which is now commonly used today. What?
  3. 3. Answer
  4. 4. • Post-it Notes
  5. 5. 2.• Smart is a German automobile manufacturer and a collaboration between Mercedes (Daimler AG) & S____.• Acronym for: S____ Mercedes Art
  6. 6. Answer
  7. 7. • Swatch
  8. 8. 3.• X was the choice of NASA and the first watch on the Moon in 1969.• X is the official timekeeping device of the Olympic Games.• James Bond has worn it in films since 1995.• Other famous X owners are John F. Kennedy, Prince William, Buzz Aldrin, Joe Biden, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Michael Phelps, Zhang Ziyi, Stephen Colbert and Cindy Crawford.• The company estimates that seven out of every ten people have heard of X watches.
  9. 9. Answer
  10. 10. • Omega
  11. 11. 4.• She is Anne Wojcicki, founder of a biotech company called 23&Me. Who’s her husband?
  12. 12. Answer
  13. 13. • Sergey Brin
  14. 14. 5.• Mr. Qimat Rai Gupta is the founder Chairman and Managing Director of X. In the summer of 1958, Mr Qimat Rai left his education midway and entered into the electric wholesale market in Old Delhi. He setup a small trading company selling fixtures and electric cable to businesses in and around Delhi. With an investment of Rs.10000, he started “Guptajee” which has now grown to become X.
  15. 15. Answer
  16. 16. • Havells
  17. 17. 6.• He is Mitt Romney, the most likely Republican Party Presidential nomination.• He was also the CEO of a big management consulting company. Which company?
  18. 18. Answer
  19. 19. • CEO of Bain & Company and co-founder of Bain Capital
  20. 20. 7.• This is a picture of seven brothers who migrated from Italy to the US. They founded a company whose first product was a bath with massaging jets. The surname is same as the company name.
  21. 21. Answer
  22. 22. • Jacuzzi
  23. 23. 8.• Starting in 1931, magazine ads for _____ featured Santa Claus as a kind, jolly man in a red suit. Because magazines were so widely viewed, and because this image of Santa appeared for more than three decades, the image of Santa most people have today is largely based on our advertising. Which company is this?
  24. 24. Answer
  25. 25. • Coca Cola
  26. 26. 9.• Identify him.
  27. 27. Answer
  28. 28. • Ronald Reagan
  29. 29. 10.• Connect
  30. 30. Answer
  31. 31. • Megaupload founder Kim “Dotcom” arrested for copyright infringement.
  32. 32. 11.• Which agency was behind the “Why this Kolaveri Di” viral marketing campaign?
  33. 33. Answer
  34. 34. • Jack in the Box Worldwide
  35. 35. 12.• Early mascot of which company?
  36. 36. Answer
  37. 37. • McDonalds
  38. 38. 13.• Which cosmetic brand was launched by the Tatas in early 1950’s when Jawaharlal Nehru wanted to ban foreign cosmetics in India while offering an alternative to the Indian women?
  39. 39. Answer
  40. 40. • Lakme
  41. 41. 14.• Ad for what?
  42. 42. Answer
  43. 43. 15.• Name the largest single brand restaurant chain in the world.• Owned by Doctors’ Associates.
  44. 44. Answer
  45. 45. • Subway
  46. 46. 16.• He is Ajit Khubani, founder and CEO of a direct response marketing company, X.
  47. 47. Answer
  48. 48. • TeleBrands
  49. 49. 17.• This is the palace of the Sultan of Oman. Which company built this?
  50. 50. Answer
  51. 51. • Shapporji Pallonji Group
  52. 52. 18.• San Carlos Airport is the closest airport to the Corporate Headquarters of Oracle. What is its airport IATA code?
  53. 53. Answer
  54. 54. • SQL
  55. 55. 19.• Connect:
  56. 56. Answer
  57. 57. • Companies named after their founders’ daughters.
  58. 58. 20.• Founded in 1952 by late Shri K.V.Pendharkar, this company has emerged today as makers of the best internationally known products of the Ayurveda.• Having production units at Dombivli, Nagpur and Goa in India.Hint: You have surely seen TVCs of thiscompany in cinema halls before the start of a movie.
  59. 59. Answer
  60. 60. • Vicco Group
  61. 61. 21.• He is Naveen Selvadurai. What did he create?
  62. 62. Answer
  63. 63. • Foursquare
  64. 64. 22.• He is the sixth richest man on the planet.• His children were the producers of the movie True Grit.• Steve Jobs was the official wedding photographer at his wedding. Name him and the tech company he founded.
  65. 65. Answer
  66. 66. • Larry Ellison, Oracle
  67. 67. 23.• What is she modeling for?
  68. 68. Answer
  69. 69. • Spirit of Ecstasy, Rolls Royce
  70. 70. 24.• Connect
  71. 71. Answer
  72. 72. • Hard Rock CaféHRC is now owned by the Seminole Tribe ofFlorida.HRC’s founders were followers of Sathya SaiBaba and HRC’s tagline “Love all, Serve All”.Anna Nicole Smith died in an HRC.
  73. 73. 25.• X wears sunglasses, has larger ears, is a different shade of pink, and has a different body shape.• Y came before X. X and Y are mascots of which 2 companies?
  74. 74. Answer
  75. 75. • X- Energizer Bunny Y- Duracell Bunny
  76. 76. 26.• This is a Mont Blanc pen. What does the number 4810 signify?
  77. 77. Answer
  78. 78. • The height of Mont Blanc.
  79. 79. 27.• Connect this to a famous ad-man.
  80. 80. Answer
  81. 81. • Alyque PadamseeHeaded Lowe Lintas.Made the Liril girl ad.Designed the early MRF logo.
  82. 82. 28.• Fruit of the Loom is an American company that makes undergarments. Subsidiary of?
  83. 83. Answer
  84. 84. • Berkshire Hathaway - Warren Buffett
  85. 85. 29.• This is a picture of a town named “Gar” in Russia which has recently been bought by an internet company X for $148,000 and have renamed it also as X. With the money they will be providing internet connectivity to the villagers. X?
  86. 86. Answer
  87. 87. • Torrent Reactor
  88. 88. 30.• X co-founded Elevation Partners in 2004.• In 2010, Elevation Partners acquired 1% of Facebook, thus making X the richest rockstar on the planet.
  89. 89. Answer
  90. 90. • Bono
  91. 91. 31.• KamaSutra Condoms is the second largest condom brand in India.• It’s a 50:50 JV between J.K. Ansell Ltd. and which Indian company?
  92. 92. Answer
  93. 93. • Raymond Group
  94. 94. 32.• X’s organisation tied up with Tetra Pak, the world’s top packaging solutions company, to sell juices and other concoctions. Already, its gooseberry juice in Tetra Pak packages, Amla Amrit, is out in the market — 65 ml for just Rs 5.• He has also bought Herbo Ved, an ayurvedic products company, in the United States for an undisclosed sum.
  95. 95. Answer
  96. 96. • Baba Ramdev
  97. 97. 33.• Connect
  98. 98. Answer
  99. 99. • SwadesVikram Akula (SKS Microfinance) was theinspiration behind SRK’s character.
  100. 100. 34.• Adi Godrej replaced X as the chairman of ISB Hyderabad in April 2011. Give me X or the reason.
  101. 101. Answer
  102. 102. • Rajat GuptaMD of McKinsey who was arrested by the FBI oncharges of insider trading. (Raj Rajatnam GalleonGroup case)
  103. 103. 35.• James Monaghan, co-founder of Dominos Pizza traded his half of the business to his brother and co-founder Tom after eight months of inception. What did James take in return?
  104. 104. Answer
  105. 105. • A second hand Volkswagen Beetle
  106. 106. 36.• Name the MD of a large business group of India who studied to become a film maker before he graduated from HBS.• “Kumbh Mela” is the short film that he produced.
  107. 107. Answer
  108. 108. • Anand Mahindra
  109. 109. 37.• This is the headquarters of Deutsche Bank. The two towers have some special names assigned to them. What?
  110. 110. Answer
  111. 111. • Credit & Debit
  112. 112. 38.• This clothing brand was established by the three Shah brothers- Nitin Shah, Arun Shah and Milan Shah in London (1973).• Originally named Sholemay Trading Ltd, it later changed to X because it was short and could be easily written.
  113. 113. Answer
  114. 114. • Pepe Jeans
  115. 115. 39.• X is an Indian business conglomerate chaired by Gautam Thapar.• Business include: Ballarpur Industries (BILT)- India’s Largest paper manufacturer Crompton Greaves- India’s largest power transmission company• Also owns Thapar University
  116. 116. Answer
  117. 117. • Avantha Group
  118. 118. 40.• The Toblerone mold patent was granted in 1909, and the authorizing signature was of X (a Toblerone fan), who happened to be working at the Patent Office at that time?
  119. 119. Answer
  120. 120. • Albert Einstein
  121. 121. 41.
  122. 122. • Carrefour Drupal Maserati Flipkart Flyte Google Play P&G Lindt Prudential RBS Umbro

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