Q1. The 2007 book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,” by Stanford professor of psychology Carol Dweck has been on the stands for nine years. It got pushed to bestseller status on Amazon after a CEO acknowledged that the book gave him the “intuition” that led to making the “growth mindset” the philosophical core of the change he’s trying to create at his company. Which CEO?
Ans. Satya Nadella
Q2. In 2009, Wall Street Journal called Dr.Devi Shetty (of Narayana Hrudayalaya fame) the ‘_____ _____ of Heart Surgery’?
Ans. Henry Ford
Q3. Due to the key role of perfume (ittar) production, this city X in UP is known as “the perfume capital of India” and “X is to India what Y is to France”. Identify X and Y.
Ans. X- Kannauj, Y-Grasse
Q4. Which brand owned by Capital Foods runs India ke Hunger Ki Bajao, a fund raising drive which seeks donations for the Akshaya Patra Foundation’s mid-day meal programme, which serves 1.4 million children across schools in India?
Ans. Ching’s secret
Q5. This is the identity of which famous jewellery designer from India?
Ans. Nirav Mody
Q6. This founder of Svatantra Microfinance has a very famous family name. Who?
Ans. Ananya Birla , daughter of Kumaramangalam Birla
Q 7. It calls itself the first destination mall of India. What is it?
Q8. Which company in India gets its name from what is shown in the visual here?
Ans. Inox Group from Industrial Oxygen
Q9. With which character/movie franchise would you associate Toho Company?
Q 10. Before being elected to the parliament, he spent time as a visiting professor at the University of Texas, Austin. His academic specialty is game theory, the study of strategic decision making. Identify this teacher of economic theory at the University of Athens?
Ans. Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek finance minister
Q 11. Which company produces these colour swatch books?
Q 12. This is the identity of a Hollywood actor’s foundation – through collaborative partnerships, the foundation supports innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. Which actor?
Ans. Leonardo Dicaprio
Q 13. In 2014, Anbang Insurance Group, China purchased which iconic New York hotel from Blackstone for nearly US$2 billion?
Ans) Waldorf Astoria
Q 14. Founded in 1852 by Aristide Boucicaut, it was the first ever modern department store. What is it whose name literally means ‘the good market’ or ‘the good deal’?
Ans) Le Bon Marche.
Q 15. In 2012, Fairlife, LLC was formed when Select Milk Producers entered into a partnership with which famous company that now distributes the milk brand?
Ans. Coca Cola
- Guest post by G.Sreekanth