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Business Quiz
Prelims
Thanks
Rules
• 20 questions
• No negatives
• Questions 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20 are star marked and will be
considered in case of tie....
Its earlier logo has its motto “Libertas, Aequitas, Veritas” written on it
along with a statement “ in cryptography we tru...
This is an Indian restaurant chain owned by Indore-
based Sayaji Hotels Limited. The first restaurant
opened in Mumbai in ...
Old Persian proverb says “A Persian carpet is perfectly imperfect, and
precisely imprecise”.
Persian carpet makers never m...
This is because according to Islam, only Allah is
perfect.
The evolution of the logo of a company is given. The current one is
called the “swirl logo”.
Identify the company.
4.
Which company’s mascot is Otosan, a white shiba dog?
5.
Adidas, in collaboration with Parley, introduced an new range of shoes
called UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley in last year.
What...
Shoes made out of recycled ocean plastic.
Lesser known mascots of a brand. Which is the brand and the
well known mascot?
7.
Ronald McDonald
The term ______ was coined by Robert Ward, Global Director of the
Global Forecasting Team of the Economist Intelligence Un...
CIVETS
VOC (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie;
or Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie ) is often
considered to be the world's first...
Dutch East India Company / United
East India Company
This is an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Chennai, India. The
company was formed in 1983 with the name same as their...
Puma in collaboration with this celebrity launched a footwear collection
named ‘Fenty’. Latest edition was announced in a ...
Robyn Rihanna Fenty
This product was invented in 1957 by Alfred W. Fielding and Marc
Chavannes as wallpaper. While the wallpaper failed, Field...
Bubble wrap
Until 2009, RB Leipzig was a fifth-division club called SSV
Markranstädt that few had heard of even in its native Saxony. ...
Given is the list of certain
temples and the respective
deities. What connects all these
temples?
14.Location Deity
Delhi ...
Birla Mandirs
____ is a brand of canned precooked meat made by Hormel Foods
Corporation. It was first introduced in 1937 and gained popu...
Costume Wall is a company that provides
Halloween costume ideas and cosplay
guides. Recently they came with a new
outfit b...
Pablo Escobar
17 A.
17 B.
Salvador Dali
René Magritte
18.
Identify the advertiser.
19.
ID&T is a Dutch entertainment and
medium enterprise that was founded
in the early 1990s.
Name this event, largest of its k...
Business Quiz
Finals
Round I
• Dry round, 12 questions, clockwise
• Infinite pounce +10/-10
• Bounce +10
The company traces its history back to 1860, with the
publication by Henry Varnum of ”History of Railroads and
Canals in t...
Standard & Poor’s
Name the famous person who co-owns and endorses ‘Icelandic
Mountain’ Vodka.
2.
Hafþór “Thor” Júlíus Björnsson
Aka
The Mountain
This tea group was the fruition of the dream of a devout Gandhian, Shri
Narandas Desai. An entrepreneur at heart, he start...
Pictures show the family of Florence Owens Thompson, photographed by
Dorothea Lange,
an American documentary photographer ...
“Migrant Mother”
Iconic image on great depression
Forbes magazine called him "the hardest-
working man in the brutally competitive global
business“. He splits his time betw...
Carlos Ghosn
Chairman and CEO of France-based Renault, Chairman
and CEO of Japan-based Nissan, and Chairman
of Mitsubishi ...
This outdoor product company was
founded in 1966 by Douglas Tompkins and
his then-wife, Susie Tompkins. The idea
of the co...
Stride Rite, formerly the Stride Rite Corporation and stylized as stride
rite, is an American company that develops, manuf...
Green Shoe Option
Green Shoe Manufacturing Company
The Black Maria, or the Kinetographic Theater, considered to be the
world's first film production studio, was completed in...
Thomas Alva Edison
Sedak GmbH & Co., Germany was found by Gerhard Seele and
Siegfried Gossner, focusing on glass lamination and the marketing...
Apple Park
In medieval period you could see these set of occupations being
practised at one place. This concept/system is no longer f...
Pawns in Chess
Identify the process.
11.
Double Irish and Dutch Sandwich
12.
Scores
Round II
• Written round, 8 questions based on books,
movies etc.
• Differential scoring
• If only one team answers the qu...
1.
2.
Arun Firodia
Kinetic Group
Team Rodent is a non-
fiction book written by Carl
Hiaasen about an enterprise and its
stance towards the outside world, i...
Which company’s management
aspects are described in this
book?
4.
History of which company?
5.
Manthan is a 1976 Hindi film made by
the filmmaker Shyam Benegal. This is
a crowd funded film financed by
500,000 farmers,...
Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd.
Undercover is a 1983 film which
features the story of an Australian
brand.
Name the brand.
7.
Downloaded is a documentary film directed
by Alex Winter about the downloading
generation and the impact of filesharing on...
Round III
• Dry round, 12 questions, Anti-clockwise
• Infinite pounce +10/-10
• Bounce +10
Founded by Charles Lewis X and John B.
Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut in 1837 as
a "stationery and fancy goods emporium",
...
This restaurant began at a small shoplot in Wong Ah
Fook Street, Johor Bahru, Malaysia in 1981, founded
by Chinese couple ...
Tuvalu is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway
between Hawaii and Australia.
The economy of Tuv...
From the commercialisation of its ".tv" Internet
domain name,
which is now managed by Verisign until 2021
The USPC Company was formed from a partnership between O. Russell,
Robert J. Morgan, James M. Armstrong and John F. Robins...
The United States Playing Card Company
Absolut vodka is famous for its bottle designs. It has
collaborations with artists from all around the world to
design the...
Andy Warhol
Algordanza is diamond company from Switzerland founded in 2004. Unlike
traditional diamond traders, this company does not ...
Memorial Diamonds
Turning human cremation ashes into diamonds.
State Street Global Advisors, the Boston-based investment giant, created
this to push companies to increase the number of ...
The ‘Fearless Girl’ statue
When the company aired its first U.S. TV advertisement in 2012, the
ad’s spokesman inspired a trending Twitter hashtag, #_...
Rosie canteen, Periyakulam, a
small tea shop, is getting more
customers these days. It has
become a social media sensation...
Canteen started by O Panneerselvam
The idea for this company was put forward by Charles Flower in 1875.
But it took more that 8 decades for it to be finally ...
Conflict Kitchen is a take out restaurant
opened in 2010 Pittsburg, US. Started by
Carnegie Mellon University art
professo...
Conflict Kitchen serves cuisine only from the
countries with which the United States is in
conflict
Connect.
12.
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Vanicom 2017, Business quiz

  1. 1. Business Quiz Prelims
  2. 2. Thanks
  3. 3. Rules • 20 questions • No negatives • Questions 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20 are star marked and will be considered in case of tie. • Top 6 teams in the final. • Quiz master’s decision is final
  4. 4. Its earlier logo has its motto “Libertas, Aequitas, Veritas” written on it along with a statement “ in cryptography we trust”. What? 1.
  5. 5. This is an Indian restaurant chain owned by Indore- based Sayaji Hotels Limited. The first restaurant opened in Mumbai in January 2006. The restaurant chain also has private equity firm CX Partners as its investor. Now it has presence in many Indian cities. Name this chain of restaurants. 2.
  6. 6. Old Persian proverb says “A Persian carpet is perfectly imperfect, and precisely imprecise”. Persian carpet makers never make a perfect carpet, it will always have some flaws in it. The original deliberate mistake is usually made in the execution of the pattern of the rug and not in the dying of the wool or silk, and certainly not the quality of the weaving. Genuine deliberate mistakes in oriental rugs and carpets may be very difficult to spot and can be as subtle as a different colour used in a flower petal. In reality with all handmade oriental rugs and carpets, mistakes creep in whether deliberate or not. What is the reason behind this deliberate mistake? 3.
  7. 7. This is because according to Islam, only Allah is perfect.
  8. 8. The evolution of the logo of a company is given. The current one is called the “swirl logo”. Identify the company. 4.
  9. 9. Which company’s mascot is Otosan, a white shiba dog? 5.
  10. 10. Adidas, in collaboration with Parley, introduced an new range of shoes called UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley in last year. What is the peculiarity of these shoes? 6.
  11. 11. Shoes made out of recycled ocean plastic.
  12. 12. Lesser known mascots of a brand. Which is the brand and the well known mascot? 7.
  13. 13. Ronald McDonald
  14. 14. The term ______ was coined by Robert Ward, Global Director of the Global Forecasting Team of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in late 2009, and was further disseminated by Michael Geoghegan, President of the Anglo-Chinese HSBC, in a speech to the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce in April 2010. Geoghegan compared ______ to a carnivorous mammal that eats and partially digests coffee cherries, passing a transformed coffee bean that fetches high prices. Which term? 8.
  15. 15. CIVETS
  16. 16. VOC (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie ) is often considered to be the world's first truly transnational corporation and the first company in history to actually issue bonds and shares of stock to the general public. In other words, the VOC was officially the first publicly traded company of the world. How do we know this company? 9.
  17. 17. Dutch East India Company / United East India Company
  18. 18. This is an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Chennai, India. The company was formed in 1983 with the name same as their most famous and first product. In 1990, it was renamed as Beauty Cosmetics Pvt. Ltd. and was subsequently rechristened to the current name in 1998. The company has presence in more than 21 countries and has diversified into dairy, foods, snacks, and beverages businesses. It has strategic partnerships with Coty Inc. for Adidas and Jovan brands and Hawpar International for Tiger Balm. It was founded by, CK Ranganathan, from Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu. The first product of the company was named after his father, Chinni Krishnan. Name the conglomerate. 10.
  19. 19. Puma in collaboration with this celebrity launched a footwear collection named ‘Fenty’. Latest edition was announced in a fashion show in Paris earlier this month. Identify the celebrity. 11.
  20. 20. Robyn Rihanna Fenty
  21. 21. This product was invented in 1957 by Alfred W. Fielding and Marc Chavannes as wallpaper. While the wallpaper failed, Fielding and Chavannes later realized that what they had come up with could be used for another purpose. Thus they found Sealed Air corporation in 1960 based on this invention. Which product are we talking about? 12.
  22. 22. Bubble wrap
  23. 23. Until 2009, RB Leipzig was a fifth-division club called SSV Markranstädt that few had heard of even in its native Saxony. Then an Austrian company bought the club’s licence, changed its name, crest and kit, and promised a transfer budget of a rumoured €100m (£85m). Since the rulebooks of German football do not allow clubs to be named after their sponsors, the new club was christened Rasenballsport Leipzig, meaning “lawn ball sports” – a name that the club’s marketing team studiously avoids in its promotional material in favour of the sponsoring company or simply “RB”. Which is the company that own this German football club? 13.
  24. 24. Given is the list of certain temples and the respective deities. What connects all these temples? 14.Location Deity Delhi Lakshmi Narayan Hyderabad Venkateswara Kanpur Lakshmi Narayan Kolkata Radha krishna Kurukshetra 1952 Krishna Shahad Vithoba Pilani Saraswati Bhopal Lakshmi Narayan Jaipur Lakshmi Narayan Patna Lakshmi Narayan Akola Rama Varanasi Shiva Renukoot Shiva Nagda Vishnu Brajrajnagar Shiva Gwalior Surya Alibaug Ganesha Varanasi Ram
  25. 25. Birla Mandirs
  26. 26. ____ is a brand of canned precooked meat made by Hormel Foods Corporation. It was first introduced in 1937 and gained popularity worldwide after its use during World War II. Its basic ingredients are pork shoulder meat, with ham meat added, salt, water, modified potato starch as a binder, sugar, and sodium nitrite as a preservative. By the early 1970s the name ____ became a genericized trademark, used to describe any canned meat product containing pork, such as pork luncheon meat. With expansion in communications technology, it became the subject of urban legends about mystery meat and other appearances in pop culture. Most notable was a Monty Python sketch portraying ____ as tasting horrible, ubiquitous and inescapable. Because of these characteristics, something in the modern world to which we all are victim to, is named after this generalised word. What? 15.
  27. 27. Costume Wall is a company that provides Halloween costume ideas and cosplay guides. Recently they came with a new outfit based on a character and became hit. It contains mainly 1. Anchor Silhouette Green Sweatshirt 2. 550 Relaxed-Fit Jean. 3. Long-Sleeve Oxford Shirt. 4. Hairy Black Mustaches. 5. Fake Money Bundle. 6. Organaic bread flour Identify the character. 16.
  28. 28. Pablo Escobar
  29. 29. 17 A.
  30. 30. 17 B.
  31. 31. Salvador Dali René Magritte
  32. 32. 18.
  33. 33. Identify the advertiser. 19.
  34. 34. ID&T is a Dutch entertainment and medium enterprise that was founded in the early 1990s. Name this event, largest of its kind organised by this enterprise. ID&T organises this event at 3 locations, in Brazil, Belgium and United States. 20.
  35. 35. Business Quiz Finals
  36. 36. Round I • Dry round, 12 questions, clockwise • Infinite pounce +10/-10 • Bounce +10
  37. 37. The company traces its history back to 1860, with the publication by Henry Varnum of ”History of Railroads and Canals in the United States”. This book compiled comprehensive information about the financial and operational state of U.S. railroad companies. In 1868, Henry Varnum established H.V. and H.W. ____ Co. with his son, Henry William , and published two annually updated hardback guidebooks, Y's Manual of the Railroads of the United States and Y's Directory of Railway Officials. In 1906, Luther Lee Blake founded the X Statistics Bureau, with the view to providing financial information on non- railroad companies. Instead of an annually published book, X Statistics would use 5" × 7" cards, allowing for more frequent updates In 1941, X and Y merged together to form a company that we know today. Name the company. 1.
  38. 38. Standard & Poor’s
  39. 39. Name the famous person who co-owns and endorses ‘Icelandic Mountain’ Vodka. 2.
  40. 40. Hafþór “Thor” Júlíus Björnsson Aka The Mountain
  41. 41. This tea group was the fruition of the dream of a devout Gandhian, Shri Narandas Desai. An entrepreneur at heart, he started out in 1892 with 500 acres of tea estate in South Africa. However racial discrimination forced him to return to India with nothing but a few valuables and a certificate from Mahatma Gandhi for being the most honest and experienced tea estate owner in South Africa. He then started a company in Gujarat for trading in tea by the name Gujarat Tea Processors & Packers Ltd The company designed the logo with a communicative picture of a tiger(represents upper class) and a goat(represents lower class) drinking tea from the same cup. Identity this famous brand of tea. 3.
  42. 42. Pictures show the family of Florence Owens Thompson, photographed by Dorothea Lange, an American documentary photographer and photojournalist. How do we better know this family? 4.
  43. 43. “Migrant Mother” Iconic image on great depression
  44. 44. Forbes magazine called him "the hardest- working man in the brutally competitive global business“. He splits his time between Paris and Tokyo and logs roughly 150,000 miles in airplanes per year. Japanese media have called him "Seven-Eleven" ("work very hard from early in the morning till late at night"). People in Japan has a huge respect for him. They have named Japanese bento box after him on the menus at some Tokyo restaurants. His life story was even turned into a superhero comic book series in Japan, titled The True Story of ______ _____, in the manga comic book Big Comic Superior. Who? 5.
  45. 45. Carlos Ghosn Chairman and CEO of France-based Renault, Chairman and CEO of Japan-based Nissan, and Chairman of Mitsubishi Motors.
  46. 46. This outdoor product company was founded in 1966 by Douglas Tompkins and his then-wife, Susie Tompkins. The idea of the company originated after a hiking trip on the Eagle Mountain in Minnesota. The name of the company comes from the particular side of a mountain which is generally the coldest, iciest and most formidable route to climb. The company is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the VF Corporation. The logo chosen for company is an interpretation of Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome, a rock formation rising 8,800 feet above sea level. Name the company. 6.
  47. 47. Stride Rite, formerly the Stride Rite Corporation and stylized as stride rite, is an American company that develops, manufactures and markets children's footwear in the United States of America and international markets. It is a major marketer of athletic and casual footwear for children and adults. The company was founded as _____ ____ Manufacturing company in 1919. It was the first company in the world to include a clause in the prospectus to sell more shares than originally allowed to underwriters. Thus the process of overallotment of shares which is common in IPOs these days is named after this company. What is the term/ old name of the company? 7.
  48. 48. Green Shoe Option Green Shoe Manufacturing Company
  49. 49. The Black Maria, or the Kinetographic Theater, considered to be the world's first film production studio, was completed in 1893 at West Orange, New Jersey. The studio made close to 1,200 films. The majority of the productions were short films, including titles such as Fred Ott's Sneeze (1894), The Kiss (1896), The Great Train Robbery (1903), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1910), and the first Frankenstein film in 1910. Who is the founder of this studio? 8.
  50. 50. Thomas Alva Edison
  51. 51. Sedak GmbH & Co., Germany was found by Gerhard Seele and Siegfried Gossner, focusing on glass lamination and the marketing of glass products. The company is a specialist in insulation and safety glass. Recently, this company got a huge order for more than 3000 pieces of glasses. This include worlds largest curved glass. The biggest pieces are about 47 feet by 10.5 feet, according to Sedak's website. Who gave them the order/ where do you find these glasses? 9.
  52. 52. Apple Park
  53. 53. In medieval period you could see these set of occupations being practised at one place. This concept/system is no longer followed. Gambler and other "lowlifes", also messengers City guard or policeman Innkeeper Merchant/Moneychanger Doctor Weaver/Clerk Blacksmith Worker/Farmer Where do you find these ‘working’ together? 10.
  54. 54. Pawns in Chess
  55. 55. Identify the process. 11.
  56. 56. Double Irish and Dutch Sandwich
  57. 57. 12.
  58. 58. Scores
  59. 59. Round II • Written round, 8 questions based on books, movies etc. • Differential scoring • If only one team answers the question they get 15 points. 2-4 teams - 10 points 5-6 teams - 5 points No negatives.
  60. 60. 1.
  61. 61. 2.
  62. 62. Arun Firodia Kinetic Group
  63. 63. Team Rodent is a non- fiction book written by Carl Hiaasen about an enterprise and its stance towards the outside world, its effect on the environment and local culture etc. Which enterprise? 3.
  64. 64. Which company’s management aspects are described in this book? 4.
  65. 65. History of which company? 5.
  66. 66. Manthan is a 1976 Hindi film made by the filmmaker Shyam Benegal. This is a crowd funded film financed by 500,000 farmers, by donating Rs. 2 each. Which company’s story is this movie based on? 6.
  67. 67. Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd.
  68. 68. Undercover is a 1983 film which features the story of an Australian brand. Name the brand. 7.
  69. 69. Downloaded is a documentary film directed by Alex Winter about the downloading generation and the impact of filesharing on the Internet. It features exclusive interviews with software developers and musicians about controversial filesharing software, and particularly X. It follows X from its rise in 1999, through the swarm of lawsuits that ensued and to its acquisition by Rhapsody in 2011. Identify X. 8.
  70. 70. Round III • Dry round, 12 questions, Anti-clockwise • Infinite pounce +10/-10 • Bounce +10
  71. 71. Founded by Charles Lewis X and John B. Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut in 1837 as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium", the store initially sold a wide variety of stationery items in Lower Manhattan. The name was shortened to X & Company in 1853 when Charles X took control and established the firm's emphasis on jewelry. This company’s catalog, known as the "Blue Book," was published in 1845 in the United States (U.S.) and publishing of the catalog continues even now. This company is the maker of the Vince Lombardi Trophy, made annually to be awarded to the NFL team that wins the Super Bowl that year. Name the company. 1.
  72. 72. This restaurant began at a small shoplot in Wong Ah Fook Street, Johor Bahru, Malaysia in 1981, founded by Chinese couple Lawrence Liew and Nancy Liew. During the time, US-based fast-food chain are already dominating the Malaysian fast food markets, having been in the country 10 years earlier. This led the couple to invent their own ideas based on Malaysian food-taste, as well to revive Malaysia's first fast food chain especially with the Muslim majority country that always seeking for halal- Western foods. Now it has over 350 international outlets serving fried chicken, burgers, finger food, desserts, and beverages aside from serving Malaysian local dishes such as seafood, rice-based products, noodles and porridge. Its mascot is a Chipmunk. Name the restaurant chain. 2.
  73. 73. Tuvalu is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia. The economy of Tuvalu is constrained by its remoteness and lack of economies of scale. Government revenues comes from sales of stamps and coins; fishing licences (primarily paid under the South Pacific Tuna Treaty); direct grants from international donors (government donors as well as from the Asian Development Bank); and income from the Tuvalu Trust Fund (established in 1987 by the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand). Apart from these, one of the significant source of revenue for this country comes from VeriSign Inc, an American company. What is this source of income for this country? 3.
  74. 74. From the commercialisation of its ".tv" Internet domain name, which is now managed by Verisign until 2021
  75. 75. The USPC Company was formed from a partnership between O. Russell, Robert J. Morgan, James M. Armstrong and John F. Robinson Jr. when they purchased a printing business from a local businessman. During World War II, the company secretly worked with the U. S. government in fabricating special products to send as gifts for American prisoners of war in German camps. When these products were moistened, they peeled apart to reveal sections of a map indicating precise escape routes. Also during the war, USPC provided "spotter" cards, which illustrated the characteristic shapes of tanks, ships and aircraft from the more powerful countries. The company further assisted by sewing parachutes for anti-personnel fragmentation bombs. What is this famous product and the brand? 4.
  76. 76. The United States Playing Card Company
  77. 77. Absolut vodka is famous for its bottle designs. It has collaborations with artists from all around the world to design the bottle. In 1985 X became the first artist commissioned to create a portrait of the Absolut Vodka bottle in what would become one of the most successful advertising campaigns of the twentieth century. Following the triumph of the ‘Absolut X’ ads, the president of the company that owned Absolut, Michael Roux, encouraged X to suggest other artists which could be used in the campaign. Over the years more than three hundred and fifty artists have been commissioned, including Keith Haring and Ed Ruscha and more recently Spike Jonze, Swedish House Mafia and Lady Gaga. Interestingly, although X never usually drank alcohol, he did use Absolut as a perfume. Who is X? 5.
  78. 78. Andy Warhol
  79. 79. Algordanza is diamond company from Switzerland founded in 2004. Unlike traditional diamond traders, this company does not procure the diamonds from any mines. They have a unique source and market for their diamonds. There are many competitors in this market Heart-In Diamond, Instituto de Monocristales, New Life Diamonds and Gems, Phoenix-Diamonds, LONITE AG etc. ALGORDANZA is now working internationally in over 30 countries and is, worldwide, the only ISO certified diamond dealer in its sector. What is so unique about this company? 6.
  80. 80. Memorial Diamonds Turning human cremation ashes into diamonds.
  81. 81. State Street Global Advisors, the Boston-based investment giant, created this to push companies to increase the number of women directors. SSGA said it was a way of calling attention to the lack of gender diversity on corporate boards and the pay gap of women working in financial services. It was created by artist Kristen Visbal as part of a collaboration by advertising agency McCann New York to “honour the power of women's leadership”. The creation was unveiled on the eve of International Women’s Day this year with the message "Know the power of women in leadership. SHE makes a difference.” What is the creation? 7.
  82. 82. The ‘Fearless Girl’ statue
  83. 83. When the company aired its first U.S. TV advertisement in 2012, the ad’s spokesman inspired a trending Twitter hashtag, #_________, based on his unusual look. According to Rolling Stone, the company “wanted someone real, approachable and genuine” when it chose actor Tim Williams to star in the ad. The ______ ___ became an unexpected celebrity, with some people noting his unbuttoned shirt and creepy vibe, while others found his scruffy appearance and deep voice "inexplicably sexy.” The company responded to the comments by launching a contest that invited people to give ______ ___ a makeover. The ______ ___ inspired parodies, fan fiction and a large gay following. FITB. 8.
  84. 84. Rosie canteen, Periyakulam, a small tea shop, is getting more customers these days. It has become a social media sensation after people have started posting selfies from the canteen. 1970s, Rosie Canteen was once called PV Canteen, named for its founders. The management of the shop was handed over to O Raja in 1980s. O Raja lost his 10-year-old daughter Rosie Raja in a tragic drowning accident. PV Canteen was subsequently renamed Rosie Canteen in her memory. What is the reason for sudden increase in the popularity of this tea shop which allowed the owners to increase the price as well as profit? 9.
  85. 85. Canteen started by O Panneerselvam
  86. 86. The idea for this company was put forward by Charles Flower in 1875. But it took more that 8 decades for it to be finally incorporated as a company in 1961. Now the company employs over 1000 people and has international presence. Notable personalities like Sean Bean, Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Kingsley, Jude Law, Peter O'Toole, Patrick Stewart, Helen Mirren etc have once worked for this company. Identify this company based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England 10.
  87. 87. Conflict Kitchen is a take out restaurant opened in 2010 Pittsburg, US. Started by Carnegie Mellon University art professor Jon Rubin and Dawn Weleski, the restaurant follows a particular concept which attracted customers as well as controversies. The menu of the restaurant rotates every three to five months, and features related educational programming, from lunch hour with scholars, film screenings, and trivia nights. What is the concept followed by this restaurant? 11.
  88. 88. Conflict Kitchen serves cuisine only from the countries with which the United States is in conflict
  89. 89. Connect. 12.

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