Month: November 2018

Guest Business Quiz # 16

India Business Quiz is proud to present a Guest Business Quiz post from Team Bizdom.

Q1. Whose first web site is this?

ashiana

Ans. Asian Paints

Q 2. John Werner Klugewas a German-American entrepreneur and was best known as a television industry mogul in the United States. What was his claim of fame from 1989 to 1992?

Ans.Richest person in the United States according to the magazine Forbes.

Q3 .He is Chaganlal Karamsi Parekh, a member of the Servants of India Society and a social worker, which famous brand in India got started by his contribution?

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Ans. Seven women borrowed Rs 80 from Chaganlal and thus got the Lijjat going.

Q4.Harry Brearley was working to prevent corrosion in rifle barrels when he accidentally invented something that revolutionise the world of cutlery. What was thus invented?

Ans. Stainless steel

Q5. On July 7, 1896, The Times of India had this advertisement: “The marvel of the century” and “The wonder of the world”. What was been thus advertised?

Ans. First cinema Ad, Screening of first motion pictures at Watson Hotel.

Q6. Association of celebrities with this brand is bit old, KapilDev used to endorse the product in the 1980s and actor Amitabh Bachchan in recent times. Launched in 1978, literal translation of one of its tagline is tastes good, provides instant relief

Ans. Chatpat swad, jhatpat aaram, Hajmola

Q7. It is a common surname in English-speaking countries, meaning “meadow, forest clearing”. It’s also a name of a famous brand started by a Lithuanian tailor Morris Copper, who was specialist at making waistcoats.

Ans. Lee

Q8. This brand was first used in a leading UK maternity hospital in the early 1930s and played a major role in reducing the mortality rate in women suffering from puerperal fever. Shortly thereafter in 1933 with the endorsement of the medical profession, it was launched to the general public. Name the brand.

Ans. Dettol

Q9. Aloysius Lilius was an Italian doctor who authored a manuscript titled Compendiuem novae rationisrestituendikalendarium where he proposed a certain reform. However, the reform did not occur until six years after his death, when his brother Antonio presented the manuscript to the office of the Pontifex Maximus. The manuscript was then given to the reform commission, and the reform was finally adopted on 15 October 1582, after some modification by Christopher Clavius. What are we talking about?

Ans. Gregorian Calendar was named after Pope Gregory XIII, the Pontifex Maximus

Q10. His great-grandfather, Lala Shankar Das Chopra, was the ‘Nagar Shet’ of Kashmiri Chopras at Lahore. In 1947, he had to flee to Indian with his family, almost Penniless. In 1950, he launched his own production company and by the 2003 his company used to contributes nearly Rs 3-4 million per month to PrasarBharati in terms of telecast fees. Name this trend-setter-media-moghul .

Ans. RamanandSagar (29 December 1917 – 12 December 2005) (born Chandramauli Chopra) was an Indian film director. He is most famous for making the extremely popular Ramayan television series

Q 11. Two sisters, Mildred Hill, a teacher at the Kentucky Experimental Kindergarten, and Dr. Patty Hill, the principal of the same school, together wrote a song for the children, entitled “Good Morning to All.”. Later they published the song in a collection entitled “Song Stories of the Kindergarten” in 1893. Name this adored pieces of music of all times.

Ans. Happy Birthday to You

Compiled by Team Bizdom. Two of their members did quite well in this year’s Tata Crucible. Shiv Das won the Delhi round while Siddharth Misra won the Nationals [along with Prasad Shetty who is now the ONLY 3 time Non-Tata national winner]

They have authored a Business Quiz book, the Amazon link for the book is given below

The Bizdom Quiz Book: Business Quiz Book

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Weekly Business Quiz # 439

India

Q1 Which technology/ industry will be regulated in India by the Digital Sky platform from December 1, 2018 ?

Ans. Drones

Q2 Alyque Padamsee , who passed away last week  was an advtg legend. He is known for his campaigns for Liril, Surf, Bajaj etc. Which newspaper was launched with a memorable ad campaign with the tagline ‘unputdownable’ by him

Ans. The Telegraph

Q3. Which Indian automobile group is part of the venture that has relaunched the vintage motorcycle brand JAWA ?

Ans. Mahindra

Q4. Former IndiGo head Aditya Ghosh has joined as CEO of which organisation ?

Ans. OYO

Q5. What technique used by freight trains in Indian Railways will make the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani faster ?

Ans. Push and pull technique where there are engines at both ends

Q6. Which state in India receives the largest amount by way of remittances from abroad ?

Ans Kerala

Q7. Why is there a threat of over 1,00,000 ATMs closing down by next year in India ?

Ans. Nearly 50% ATMs are likely to shut due to unviability of operations caused by recent regulatory guidelines for ATMs hardware and software upgrades, new mandates on cash management standards and cassette method of loading cash.All new compliances have an additional cost element.

Global

Q8. Name this brand that has nearly 54 % share globally in the chocolate spreads market. Its nearest rival has a mere 2 % share 

Ans. Nutella

Q9. In which country chess has become so popular and fashionable that there are chess bars, chess art , chess fashion etc thanks to a world champion ?

Ans. Norway because of Magnus Carlssen

Q10. After a rather fierce competition among cities to get Amazon’s HQ2 which two cities were finally chosen as the second headquarters ?

Ans. New York City and Northern Virginia

  • Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan