Archive for February, 2008

The Daily Grill-18

Posted: February 26, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Identify the famous author:
[Hint: First Name = One of the zodiac sun signs]

Q 2: Identify the book from its cover:

Q 3: Identify the logo:
[Hint: Recently in news]

Q 4: Identify the advertisement:

Q 5: Connect:

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Answers:
1. Leo Tolstoy
2. Jungle Book
3. Societe Generale
4. ITC Welcome Group Hotel
5. Bharti Enterprises [Bharti group has partnerships with Axa for insurance and with the Rothschild family for exporting fruits and vegetables, Bharti JV with Walmart, Bharti has joined hands with AIFF to promote Football in India]

Winners:
Yogesh Bhale (TCS, USA )
Santosh Patil (Milwaukee-USA)

The Daily Grill-17

Posted: February 24, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Identify this businessman.
[Hint: The image has enough of hints!]

Q 2: Identify the Ad.

Q 3: The company is named after two founders who died within days of each other in 1948. The founders never met each other in real life. 41 years later after their death, their companies merged, and is among the “Big Four”. Name the company.

Q 4: Connect:

Q 5: Identify this personality.
[Hint: Japanese Manufacturing]

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Answers:
1. Karan Bilimoria (Founder and CEO of Cobra Beer)
2. Western Union Money Transfer
3. Ernst & Young
4. Hum Log (All the personalties were the part of DD’s daily TV soap)
5. W. Edwards Deming

Winner
Saurabh Maiwal – Oracle

The Daily Grill-16

Posted: February 21, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Connect.

Q 2: Identify the ad.

Q 3: This company was started with a lumber mill business and was named after the river which flowed through the town. Name the company.

Q 4: Cox & Kings is involved in various brand promotional activities on completing 250 years in 2008. In one such activity, they are taking something on lease in Switzerland to promote foreign tourism in India. What are they taking on lease?

Q 5: This garage is the origin place of a global IT company. Name the company.

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Answers:
1. Chacha Choudhary (Diamond Comics logo,Raghuvir Yadav in the picture played the role of Chacha CHoudhary in the TV serial,Praan the cartoonist of Chacha Choudhary in the picture , Lotpot the magazine in which the Chacha Choudhary comic strip first appeared)
2. Durex condoms
3. Nokia
4. Cox & Kings has decided to lease a mountain in Switzerland and brand it under its own name as Mt. Cox & Kings.
5. Hewlett-Packard

Winners: None of the respondents could get all correct answers!

The Daily Grill-15

Posted: February 20, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Connect

Q 2: Identify the company.
[Hint: Island]

Q 3: Which computer game is the evolved form of a game which has a logo of a “lambda in a circle”. Name the games.

Q 4. What is described in the picture below?

Q 5. Connect.

[Hint: Amitabh Bachchan]

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Answers:
1) Liverpool [Beatles had their origin in Liverpool, Everton FC logo which is based in Liverpool + Liverpool FC Manager Rafael Benitez]

2) Al Jazeera TV Channel [Al Jazeera means Island in Arabic]

3) Half Life and Counter Strike, Counter Strike has evolved from Half Life

4) The First “Computer Bug”. Moth found trapped between points at Relay # 70, Panel F, of the Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator while it was being tested at Harvard University, 9 September 1947. The operators affixed the moth to the computer log, with the entry: “First actual case of bug being found”.

5) All the names have the a nick name with the word “BIG”.

UPS – Big Brown

Coke – Big Red

Kodak – Big Yellow

IBM – Big Blue

Amitabh Bachchan – Big B

Winners: None of the respondents could get all correct answers!

"Break"ing News.

Posted: February 14, 2008 in Business Quiz
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We are taking a short break from Feb 15, 2008 to Feb 20, 2008 ‘coz of our mid-term examination. 😦

Till then, have a KitKat! 🙂

See you all with Week 3 of quizzing at 12:01 AM IST on Feb 21, 2008.