Prelims of the First Saturday Afternoon Fever


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Prelims of the First Saturday Afternoon Fever

  1. 1. Prelims
  2. 2. ** <ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Branson usually associated the word Virgin with almost all of his business ventures. </li></ul><ul><li>However the only exception was when he launched this Condoms brand. Deciding that the word Virgin would not go down well with a Condoms brand, he came up with this other name. Now, what was the name of this brand?? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mates
  4. 4. ** <ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the celebrities, who refuse to endorse products in ads, called in marketing </li></ul><ul><li>terminology? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Virgins </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>3. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;I knew a trade name must be short, vigorous, incapable of being misspelled to an extent that will destroy its identity, and in order to satisfy the trademark laws, it must mean nothing&quot;. Who said this and for which brand? </li></ul>
  7. 7. George Eastman
  8. 8. <ul><li>4. </li></ul><ul><li>Kleenex and Huggies are brands of which company? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Kimberly-Clark
  10. 10. <ul><li>5. </li></ul><ul><li>Which automobile giant was suspected to have a hand in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28,1914 which led to the outbreak of WWI?  </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>6. </li></ul><ul><li>General Dwight D. Eisenhower sent a telegram requesting 10 _______ plants for the troops overseas on June 29, 1943. At the beginning of the war, Robert W. Woodruff, president of _______, issued an order to &quot;see to it that every man in uniform gets _______ for five cents wherever he is and whatever it costs the Company.“ Fill in the blank. </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>7. </li></ul><ul><li> This company came into existence as M/S Bachraj Trading Corporation Private Limited in November 1945. </li></ul><ul><li>What is it more famous as, today ? </li></ul>
  13. 15. BAJAJ
  14. 16. <ul><li>8. </li></ul><ul><li>It was called Racal Telecom when it was formed in 1984 as a subsidiary of Racal Electronics Ltd. It became an independent company seven years later, at which time it changed its name to ? </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>9. </li></ul><ul><li>'Father, Son & Co.' is a book based on a Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Name all three i.e Father, Son & Co. </li></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>Thomas Watson Sr. </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Watson Jr. </li></ul>
  17. 20. ** <ul><li>10. </li></ul><ul><li>The Daily Planet at Elsternwick is listed on the Melbourne Stock Exchange. What is so special about this listing? </li></ul>
  18. 21. <ul><li>First Brothel to be listed on any stock exchange </li></ul>
  19. 22. <ul><li>11. </li></ul>
  20. 23. Daughter’s name is Mercedes
  21. 24. <ul><li>12. </li></ul><ul><li>In Middle ages, the Vatican City also used to be in Business. What did they sell? </li></ul>
  22. 25. Tickets to Heaven
  23. 26. <ul><li>13. </li></ul><ul><li>It was being considered to name the product Jersey and Highland Milk. This product that was launched to challenge the Swiss domination in this category was ultimately called ___________. </li></ul>
  24. 28. <ul><li>14. </li></ul><ul><li>On July 23 rd, 2003 two companies signed an agreement: Air India and APCO. According to the agreement, what item will be exclusively provided to Air India by APCO? </li></ul>
  25. 29. <ul><li>Providing 6000 Sarees for Air-Hostesses </li></ul>
  26. 30. <ul><li>15. </li></ul><ul><li>The name of this 94 year old product translates into English as 'Soul Enlightenment&quot;. It was created by Hakim Hafiz Abdul Majeed. What? </li></ul>
  27. 31. Rooh Afza
  28. 32. ** <ul><li>16. </li></ul><ul><li>What is Santa Claus Effect with respect to an average US teenager’s behavioral pattern? </li></ul>
  29. 33. <ul><li>The US Teenager’s Tendency to lose virginity during Christmas </li></ul>
  30. 34. <ul><li>17. </li></ul>
  31. 35. <ul><li>Bernie Ecclestone </li></ul>
  32. 36. <ul><li>18. </li></ul><ul><li>On August 4,1922 the entire telephone system of US & Canada was switched off. What was the reason? </li></ul>
  33. 37. <ul><li>Alexander Graham Bell died </li></ul>
  34. 38. Who is their Brand Ambassador? <ul><li>19. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  35. 40. <ul><li>20. </li></ul><ul><li>Which famous brand name is derived from a combination of two words, that means’ dead' in French and 'one' in German? </li></ul>
  36. 41. Mort means Dead & Ein means One
  37. 42. <ul><li>21. </li></ul><ul><li>Till the State Bank of Pakistan was established in 1948,which institution acted as the central bank of Pakistan? </li></ul>
  38. 43. Reserve Bank of India
  39. 44. ** <ul><li>22. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Sheelajit” was a product that was extensively marketed in India a few years ago. How is it commonly known in other parts of the world? </li></ul>
  40. 45. Viagra
  41. 46. <ul><li>23. </li></ul><ul><li>Which company is commonly known as “The Document Company”? </li></ul>
  42. 47. Xerox
  43. 48. <ul><li>24. </li></ul><ul><li>Which Internet term originally meant &quot;harmless, creative fun&quot;? </li></ul>
  44. 49. Hacking
  45. 50. <ul><li>25. </li></ul>