Saturday, 25 March 2017

Business Quiz - 89

1) He is dubbed as China's Warren Buffett by local media, his career started at a state-run vacuum tube plant, before venturing into the field of homegrown electronics. His first product was the “Subor”, a copycat of Nitendo’s Famicom (a gaming console). Since there wasn't any local competition back in the 1990s, “Subor” skyrocketed in terms of popularity. Later, he went on to start BBK, which was primarily popular for creating VCD, MP3 players and DVD players. By 2001, this company had become the world’s largest DVD manufacturer later the company has become a famous OEM manufacturer for overseas brands and today it is equally famous for two its famous brand. ID these brands and person in the visual? 

- Duan Yongping and Oppo, Vivo

2) He served as 25th Secretary of the Treasury (1861-1864) of US. He is best known for introducing first paper currency as well as national bank in the country. In 1877, which famous financial entity was named after him although he did not have any connection with this entity. It this financial institution named after him? 

Chase National Bank named after him 'Salmon P. Chase'

 3) Id this financial service provider by its Logo & formerly known by what name ? 
Ant Financial Services Group, formerly known as Alipay: An affiliate company of the Chinese Alibaba Group

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Business Quiz - 88

This company formed in 2013 by Iagnemma and Emilio Frazzoli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers. This company came in limelight in August 2016. Why this company was in news?  

-  It is known for launching world first self-driving taxis in the Singapore

Friday, 17 March 2017

Business Quiz - 87

1) This brand was launched in India on independence day in 1952, 2 yr back this company came up with a campaign titled #AliveIsOffline which urged its consumer to get off the internet, keep the smartphones away and see this world without World Wide Web. ID which brand came up with this campaign which is an extension of one of its previous campaign which is more popular even today? 
- Cinthol

2)  This non-profit economic think tank was started in mid 1950's as a public-private partnership. The Ford Foundation provided strong financial support in the early years, combined with support from the Finance Ministry and Tata Sons. Id this institution which is today headed by Nandan Nilekani ? 
- NCAER (National Council of Applied Economic Research)

3) Established on 16 July 1968 by the Government of Singapore to take over the industrial financing activities from the Economic Development Board, today this Singapore based multinational banking and financial services corporation is considered as the "Safest Bank in Asia”. Id this financial institution having the tagline "Living, Breathing Asia"? 
- DBS Bank

4) This is one of the oldest and most common ideograms in Western culture and originally stood for the planet Mars in the Roman Empire. As such, the ideogram has long been the symbol of the iron industry so a famous Sweden based company adopted it as its logo by creating an association with the Swedish Iron Industry. Id the brand? 
- Volvo

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Business Quiz - 86

He is a prominent Indian administrator chiefly known for his work in the broadcasting and
outsourcing industries who has served 2 decades of his career at ISRO served as in Central board of directors of Reserve Bank of India. Id this person who is also best known for launching Discovery Channel in South Asia in mid-1990's?

Kiran Karnik

Monday, 6 March 2017

Business Quiz - 85

Alfred W Jones started his career as a Diplomat, sociologist, journalist before started to invent something big what most of the billionaires adopt today in the financial world. While working for Fortune Magazine as investigating financial strategies, he devised and implemented an investment strategy that would forever brand him as “the father of the________industry.  His strategy did not come into the mainstream until the late 60’s when George Soros and Warren Buffet adopted Jones’ strategy. What investment technique did he come up with in late 1940's which is so famous today, adopted by an elite group of investors? 

- Hedge Fund 

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Business Quiz - 84

He is former Brazilian tennis player also played at Wimbledon. In 1970's he founded an investment bank in Brazil which he sold to Credit Suisse before starting his investment firm in 2004 which is known as the architects of the some of the biggest mergers of household names in American food industry in recent time. Apart from it, his investment firm is majority shareholder at Anheuser-Busch. Id this Brazilian businessman who is 19th on the Forbes list of world billionaires with the fortune of $29 bn & his investment firm?
- Jorge Paulo Lemann, Brazil wealthiest person started 3G capital