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IBQ has great pleasure in presenting a Guest Quiz contributed by Walnut Knowledge Solutions.
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Q.1. Shown here are two gentlemen: an Indian agricultural scientist and a Indian author who share a common first name. Name them.
Ans. Gurcharan Singh Kalkat was the founder chairman of the Punjab State Farmers Commission (PSFC), known for his contributions in bringing the green revolution to Punjab.He has also worked with Norman Borlaug when the Nobel Laureate was working on high yielding wheat varieties in the 1960s.
Gurcharan Das is an Indian author, commentator and public intellectual. He was CEO of Procter & Gamble India. In 1995, he took early retirement to become a full-time writer.
Q.2. Which NGO posted this image on their social media platforms to celebrate their 39th anniversary?
Ans. CRY (Child Rights and You)
Ans. Gallup Inc.
- Voice of the People is their popular survey
- David Ogilvy was the Vice President
- In 1936, Gallup successfully predicted that Franklin Roosevelt would win.
- Founder George Gallup
Q.4. Fill in the blanks in the right order.
- ________, a Norwegian conglomerate owns MTR Foods.
- ________, is the company behind Speedtest, and is the global leader in internet testing and analysis.
- The full form of NOIDA is New ______ Industrial Development Authority.
Ans. Orkla, Ookla, Okhla
Q.5. The replica of these can be found in the headquarters of which company? These locations were a part of its initial offering.
Q.6. Which famous Indian fictional character, popular among children, is the brand ambassador of India’s first playschool chain, Shemrock?
Q.7. Identify these two similar looking brand logos.
Ans. Beats by Dr. Dre, Oxford Dictionaries
Q.8. Roxy is a female sports clothing brand that was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in California. Which clothing brand is this the sister organization of?
Q.9. Which website, founded in 2005 by Jack Herrick, has a slogan: “We’re trying to help everyone on the planet learn how to do anything. Join us.”?
Q.10. ‘Cartons Le Aao Classroom Banao’ is a campaign where cartons are being converted into benches.This is a campaign by which Swiss food processing and packaging solutions company?
Ans. Tetra Pak
- Compiled by Walnut Knowledge Solutions.
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Q1. Ethisphere has brought out a list of world’s most ethical companies 2018. Only 2 Indian companies figure in this list. Name them.
Ans. Wipro and Tata Steel
Q2. What recent move will stop trading of SGX Nifty in Singapore exchange ?
Ans. Indian exchanges like NSE and BSE will stop giving data to overseas exchanges like Singapore
Q3. Broadcasting Audience Research Council has launched a new measure of measuring digital video across various platforms, what is it called ?
Q4. Ola has launched its cab service in a new country. Name the country
Q5. In the Union Budget presented by FM , in the new provision for capital gains on shares, the FM has given the concession of ‘grandfathering’ upto 31.01.2018. What is ‘grandfathering” ?
Ans. Clause temporarily preserving legislation which exists at the time a law is modified or a (tax) treaty is concluded (or modified). In this case, the capital gains on shares will be calculated only on profits after 31.01.2018, so that there is no retrospective taxation.
Q6. What disability made IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad make visual instructions and no words for assembling IKEA furniture ?
Q7. Which Indian-American businesswoman has been named as an independent director of the cricket body ICC ?
Ans. Indra Nooyi
- compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan