Saturday, 26 July 2014

Business Quiz Set- 22

1) 'Aadhar' is a retail chain of which Group in India ? 
Joint venture between The Future Group & Godrej Agrovet Ltd

2) He was involved in the salt-satyagraha, while he was in prison as he wrote an exposition on the Bhagavad-Gita. He argued in this that the Bhagavad-Gita did not belong to a particular religion but rather to the entire humanity as a scripture of yoga for the spiritual enlightenment and prosperity of the entire world. Id Who is this and company he founded ? 
- Kasinathuni Nageswararao forunder of Amrutanjan Limited                          

3) Connect ? 

 Human Development Index (HDI), created by Mahbub ul Haq and Amartya Sen in 1990

4)  E.S. Patanwala found a job with a perfumer and picked up the rudiments of blending perfumes. He started his own business & started manufacturing hair oil called "Otto Duniya" and over time he became quite successful. With growing expertise, his perfumes and oils grew in popularity. Maharaja Jhalawar, Maharaja Patiala, Maharaja Gwalior, Maharaja Kota and many other were his regular customer. This company made India's first beauty cream and is now the first beauty cream to be awarded the ISI mark by the Bureau of India standards (BIS). Id which brand I am talking about ? 
 Afghan Snow

5) In the early 1990s, former General Electric (GE) chief executive Jack Welch declared that "70:70:70" would be his company's rule for outsorcing and offsoring. Which mean 70% of your processes should be outsourced, 70 % of the outsourced processes should be offshore. What's the final part of the rule 70% stand for ? 
-  70 % of the offshore outsourced processes should be done in India

6) This is a theory of conflict prevention presented by Thomas Friedman “This Theory stipulates: No two countries that are both part of a major global supply chain, like ___________, will ever fight a war against each other as long as they are both part of the same global supply chain.” This theory is an updated version of his previous theory. How we know this theory very well ? 
The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention, an updated version of The Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention

7) ID the logo of ?

 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)


Friday, 18 July 2014

Business Quiz Set- 21

1) Which company founded back in 1905, this brand sells its product in US, African and Asian market with the name of LAVA as it doesn't have licence to sell its product by the name they sell in India, Bhutan and Nepal. In 1990's this company extended itself into the Tea and mosquito coils etc. In 1950's this company was renamed as Union Carbide India Ltd as it UCIL was majority stake holder in this company earlier. ID which company I am talking about ?
-  Eveready Industries India 

2) He was widely perceived as a nationalist businessman akin to G. D. Birla. In 1948, his business group was named in the list of business houses indulging in black-marketing. R. K. Shanmukham Chetty, the finance minister at that time had to resign for reportedly suggesting that this group name be dropped from the list. Later the group absolved of any wrongdoing. Id this person and group he founded with help of his brother and other investors ? 
Kasturbhai Lalbha who founded Arvind Mills. 

3) Dominic Wilson, Anna Stupnytska and Roopa Purushothaman played an important role coining what term (In the news now a days) ?
- BRIC's

4) I think everyone know this man, well that's not my question, Tell me what technology was brought by him in this country in a venture with UK based company in 1980's ?
BK Modi, brought India’s first photocopiers Xerox in a venture with Rank Organisation.

5) In the 1930's, Rear Admiral Richard Byrd explored the Antarctic, and X who generously supported his expeditions. Richard Byrd named this mountain range after X in recognition of his consistent support. The X Mountains rise to a height of 9,000 feet toward the southern extreme of the Ross Ice Shelf Antarctic.  Tell me after whom this mountain was named (he shares his name with a famous brand which was founded by him) 
- William Horlicks. Horlick Mountain

6) In 1987, Fearing the possibility of counterfeiting, the government of this country approved a new for the reverse side of its coin, replacing the voyageur with a aquatic bird found in many parts of North America and Eurasia, this is the size of a large duck or small goose and resembles these birds in shape when swimming, it is known as 'divers' in Great Britain. The coin was nicknamed as "X" across the country and became known as a 'huard'. This bird has subsequently gained iconic status within the country and is now regarded as a national symbol of this country as well. Id the currency of which country and by what nickname this coin is called in the country ? 
- The Canadian one-dollar coin depicting Loon an aqatic bird and currency is nicknamed 

7) Which company has issued these gold coins worth in honour of legend Sachin Tendulkar ?

- East India company

Friday, 11 July 2014

Business Quiz Set- 20

1) Which country PM said this - "We had two pillars we stood on: one was the IT industry, the other one was the paper industry," & both have been crushed by the X innovation, X has knocked out our biggest corp. of our nation and the Y technology knocked out the forestry business in our country. ID which country PM said these words and to whom ?
- Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb to Steve Job, X is I-Phone and Y is I-Pad

2) Which cricketer family run this confectionery business named "Lucky Land biscuit and confectionery firm" founded back in mid 1950's. Which is third largest biscuit factory in its country. Whose family business firm is this ? 
- Muttiah Muralitharan

3) This tea estate has been with the Kejriwal family for more than five decades. The tea estate originally belonged to the British tea planter, Henry Lennox, who started its plantation in 1899. Subsequently, it was taken over by the Rana's of Nepal, and then passed on to the Kejriwals. It is very popular brand in the UK & France. It will be retailed in its home market for the first time since its inception. ID which Indian vintage Tea brand ?
- Jungpana Tea 

4) This store was opened October 1985 in Dallas by David Cook, who grew the business and brought it public. The company became a multi-billion dollar company by 1993 proposed a merger with Viacom. After both companies' stocks tumbled in 1994, Viacom purchased it. This company also expanded in the European countries like UK, Portugal. Due to competition from companies such as Netflix and Redbox, this company lost significant revenue and filed for bankruptcy in 2010. Name this identity ? 
- Blockbuster Entertainment

5) This commonly-used phrase stands for 'all other things being unchanged or constant'. In economics and finance, the term is used as a shorthand for indicating the effect of one economic variable on another, holding constant all other variables that may affect the second variable. Which two Latin words is this, economists use to express the meaning of 'all other things being unchanged or constant' ?
Ceteris Paribus

6) Connect 
- FIFA World Cup Trophy, It was stolen in 1966 in an exhibition Stampex organised by SG, Next one is Silvio Gazzaniga designed the FIFA Trophy while working in Stabilimento Artistico Bertoni  and  Jules Ruilet below in the pic 

7) Id the logo of which Govt. entity established in the 2003. 

- Competition Commission of  India

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Business Quiz Set - 19

1) KT Chandy was the founder of this Institution which was started with the help of Ford Foundation and in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 
1961. Id what was started first in India ?
- IIM Calcutta 

2) Connect:- Scandinavian Airlines, Thai Airways International, Air Canada, Lufthansa, and United Airlines ?
Star Airline,  five airlines from three continents came together to launch Star Alliance.

3) India most controversial project ?
 -  Lavasa city, Gautam Thaper having stake in this, designed after the Portofino city in Italy and Ajit Gulabchnad promoter of Lavasa 

4) Connect to a famous IT company ? 

Mphasis Unleash the next. owned by HP, its previous logo and its founder Mr Jerry Rao (right), Chairman and CEO, Mr Jeroen Tas

5) Which brand of cigarette advertised itself as "less irritating to the throat" in one of its 1940's print ad. Claimed that "When smokers changed to X, every case of nose or throat irritation due to smoking either cleared up completely or definitely improved. Which brand is this ? 
- Philip Morris 

6) X was established in 1970 by a group of socially committed industrialists led by Mr J.R.D. Tata and Dr Bharat Ram. The institution was initially called the Family Planning Foundation. It got its present name in 1993. The  foundation aimed to supplement and complement the government’s efforts and galvanize voluntary action to support activities that address population issues and concerns in India. Id which Institution is this ? 
Population Foundation of India PFI.

7) X   was started as a large-scale sugar farming firm in 1900s but was later diversified into making also sugar refined spirit, sugar machinery, plastic goods, cement plant paper and pulp plant, water tube apart from sugar. Which group is this logo below ?
- Walchandnagar Industries