Archive for February, 2008

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.

The Daily Grill-14

Posted: February 13, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Identify the brand.

Q 2: Connect.

Q 3: Identify the personality.

[Hint: Museum]

Q 4: Identify the ad.

Q 5: Which “global” brand’s logo is seen here along with Mother Earth?

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Answers:
1. Lux Soap
2. Ivy League [All 8 Universities are together called as Ivy League]
3. Mir Yousuf Ali Khan Salar Jung III [Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad]
4. Baygon
5. Pepsico
Winner:
Ashwini Pore (Infosys)

Winner of the Week:
Santosh Patil (Milwaukee,USA)

The Daily Grill-13

Posted: February 12, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Identify the ad.

Q 2: Connect to a brand.

Q 3: The base is defended by towers. “Ancient” must be protected to avoid defeat. Individual heroes fight against the enemies. What are we talking about?

Q 4: Identify the logo.

Q 5: Connect to a personality.

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Answers:
1. Surf (Famous “Lalitaji” Ad)
2. Hercules ( The constellation shown is Hercules. Walt Disney made an animation movie called Hercules. Hercules is a brand of TI Cycles from the conglomerate Murugappa Group whose logos are given in the picture.)
3. Defense of the Ancients or DotA, a LAN game.
4. Commonwealth Bank (Sponsor of the tri nation ODI cricket series in Australia 2008)
5. Tony Blair ( Appointed Senior Advisor to JPMorgan Chase(logo) and former PM of the UK. Also, Cherie Blair his wife in the picture.)

Winners [All correct]
1. Santosh Patil (Milwaukee, USA)
2. Yogesh Bhale (TCS, USA )
3. Ashwini Sharad Pore (Infosys)

The Daily Grill-12

Posted: February 11, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Connect.

Q 2: Identify the personality and his claim to fame.

Q 3: ‘The Grand Lady of Boribundar’ started something called Clares. What are we talking about?

Q 4: Identify the logo.

Q 5: Which game is arguably inspired by the following picture?

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Answers:
1. Solitaire[Microsoft has included the game as part of the Windows operating systemsince Windows 3.0, The game was developed by Wes Cherry. [cherries] Solitaire also means diamond and Club Card suggest a card game.]

2. Dutch ophthalmologist Hermann Snellen developed the eye testing “Snellen Chart” which has eleven linesof block letters of decreasing size.

3. Filmfare Awards were known as clare awrds. ‘The Grand Lady of Boribundar’ is the The Times of India.
4. Future group (Pantloon retail India)
5. Pac-man

Winner: [All correct]
Abhishek Singh Chauhan [TCS]

The Daily Grill-11

Posted: February 10, 2008 in Business Quiz
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Q 1: Identify the advertisement:

Q 2: Identify them and the occasion:

Q 3: Identify this famous person:
[Hint: No one can escape from him, atleast in MBA]

Q 4: Connect to get a famous personality:

Q 5: Identify the movie:

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Answers

1. Kodak

2. Trix and Flix EURO 2008

3. Philip Kotler

4. The Mickey Mouse [ Oswald the Lucky rabbit was replaced by Mickey Mouse, Ub Iwerks created Mickey Mouse, Plane Crazy was Mickey Mouse’s first movie, Walt Disney do we need to say]

5. Sciendler’s List

Winner [All Correct]

Varun Singh IIM K

Yogesh Bhale (TCS, USA)

Ashwini (Infosys)