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Moneycontrol Business Quiz #18: Test your knowledge

The eighteenth in the Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz series. Check how many you get right.

Avinash Mudaliar @moneycontrolcom
Anubhav Chatterjee
Who owns this media house?
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Who owns this media house?

Answer: Oprah Winfrey.
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Answer: Oprah Winfrey.

The plot says 160 years in the making, a story inspired by the pioneering discoveries of our founder, reimagining key events that have shaped X's history. Identify the brand?
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The plot says 160 years in the making, a story inspired by the pioneering discoveries of our founder, reimagining key events that have shaped X's history. Identify the brand?

Answer: Burberry.
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Answer: Burberry.

Identify the company which manufactures ammunitions and missile system in India?
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Identify the company which manufactures ammunitions and missile system in India?

Answer: Bharat Dynamics Limited.
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Answer: Bharat Dynamics Limited.

Herzegenaurach is a town in Bavaria. It had earned a nickname as “the town of bent necks” since people first looked at which company’s shoes you were wearing before deciding to talk to you. Which two companies had their factories located in this town? (Picture: Pixabay)
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Herzegenaurach is a town in Bavaria. It had earned a nickname as “the town of bent necks” since people first looked at which company’s shoes you were wearing before deciding to talk to you. Which two companies had their factories located in this town? (Picture: Pixabay)

Answer: Adidas and Puma. (Reuters)
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Answer: Adidas and Puma. (Reuters)

The X Keep Going Hall of Fame was founded to celebrate people with the same unstoppable qualities as the brand’s mascot. Cal Ripken, Jr., baseball's all-time "Iron Man" who played in a record 2,632 games, was the first honorary member. He was joined by a succession of equally amazing people who overcame odds and demonstrated a never-quit spirit, earning votes from the public to award them the title of X Keep Going Hall of Famers. Which brand is associated with it?
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The X Keep Going Hall of Fame was founded to celebrate people with the same unstoppable qualities as the brand’s mascot. Cal Ripken, Jr., baseball's all-time "Iron Man" who played in a record 2,632 games, was the first honorary member. He was joined by a succession of equally amazing people who overcame odds and demonstrated a never-quit spirit, earning votes from the public to award them the title of X Keep Going Hall of Famers. Which brand is associated with it?

Answer: Energizer.
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Answer: Energizer.

On 12th October, 1997, the Times of India reported in a piece headed ‘X and Mukhiya Mantris’ how chief minister Vasantdada Patil made use of this with the X served at Mantralaya press conferences to avoid giving answers: “Crucial questions skipped the chief minister’s attention as he would be too busy scooping out the details of the cup with a spoon” Which brand of biscuits is being discussed here?
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On 12th October, 1997, the Times of India reported in a piece headed ‘X and Mukhiya Mantris’ how chief minister Vasantdada Patil made use of this with the X served at Mantralaya press conferences to avoid giving answers: “Crucial questions skipped the chief minister’s attention as he would be too busy scooping out the details of the cup with a spoon” Which brand of biscuits is being discussed here?

Answer: Marie Biscuits. (Picture: Groffers)
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Answer: Marie Biscuits. (Picture: Groffers)

The idea originated in 1920.Founder’s vision was to marry children’s love of Santa Claus with his love of moving merchandise at his store at Eighth and Market Streets. The building would also play a key role in the culmination of the parade: A red-clad fireman would climb a ladder to the store’s eighth-floor window and step into the “Toy Palace,” signifying the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season? Which departmental store came out with this concept?
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The idea originated in 1920.Founder’s vision was to marry children’s love of Santa Claus with his love of moving merchandise at his store at Eighth and Market Streets. The building would also play a key role in the culmination of the parade: A red-clad fireman would climb a ladder to the store’s eighth-floor window and step into the “Toy Palace,” signifying the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season? Which departmental store came out with this concept?

Answer: Gimbels. (Wikipedia)
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Answer: Gimbels. (Wikipedia)

Frederic J Baur was an organic chemist and food storage technician who specialized in research and development and quality control for Cincinnati-based P&G. Baur's children honored his request to bury him in one of the cans by placing part of his cremated remains in a container in his grave. What iconic packaging material did he create?
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Frederic J Baur was an organic chemist and food storage technician who specialized in research and development and quality control for Cincinnati-based P&G. Baur's children honored his request to bury him in one of the cans by placing part of his cremated remains in a container in his grave. What iconic packaging material did he create?

Answer: Pringles tubular paperboard can with a foil-lined interior and a resealable plastic lid. (Pixabay)
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Answer: Pringles tubular paperboard can with a foil-lined interior and a resealable plastic lid. (Pixabay)

Jim Henson occasionally allowed his Muppets to make appearances in commercials where he felt the situation and product was particularly appropriate. One such product was a soft drink called X.X commercials featured a large green creature with a bright orange nose known as the “X Craver,” who would do almost anything to drink a X. Four different puppeteers operated the “Craver:” According to a 1975 production schedule, on October 30th, these puppeteers worked with the production staff to “Pre-light and shoot test for color and Muppet mobility” of the Craven puppet. Which iconic brand came out with this campaign?
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Jim Henson occasionally allowed his Muppets to make appearances in commercials where he felt the situation and product was particularly appropriate. One such product was a soft drink called X.X commercials featured a large green creature with a bright orange nose known as the “X Craver,” who would do almost anything to drink a X. Four different puppeteers operated the “Craver:” According to a 1975 production schedule, on October 30th, these puppeteers worked with the production staff to “Pre-light and shoot test for color and Muppet mobility” of the Craven puppet. Which iconic brand came out with this campaign?

Answer: Mirinda. (Groffers)
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Answer: Mirinda. (Groffers)

Identify the brand from the advertisement. The brand was created by pharmacist Charles Alderton in Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas.To test his new drink, he first offered it to store owner Wade Morrison, who also found it to his liking. Patrons at Morrison's soda fountain soon learned of Alderton's new drink and began ordering a ‘Waco’.
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Identify the brand from the advertisement. The brand was created by pharmacist Charles Alderton in Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas.To test his new drink, he first offered it to store owner Wade Morrison, who also found it to his liking. Patrons at Morrison's soda fountain soon learned of Alderton's new drink and began ordering a ‘Waco’.

Answer: Dr Pepper.
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Answer: Dr Pepper.

Identify the brand.
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Identify the brand.

Answer: Parry’s Eclairs.
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Answer: Parry’s Eclairs.

Originally manufactured by Potter Drug and Chemical company, the formula has remained relatively unchanged throughout the years. With its reputation for giving the user beautiful skin spreading throughout the US, the popularity of this Soap grew year on year with men and women alike. Adverts in the 1890s boasted about being the world’s greatest blood purifier and humour cure as well as giving you great skin. (Pixabay)
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Originally manufactured by Potter Drug and Chemical company, the formula has remained relatively unchanged throughout the years. With its reputation for giving the user beautiful skin spreading throughout the US, the popularity of this Soap grew year on year with men and women alike. Adverts in the 1890s boasted about being the world’s greatest blood purifier and humour cure as well as giving you great skin. (Pixabay)

Answer: Cuticura. (Flipkart)
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Answer: Cuticura. (Flipkart)

Connect them to a person.
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Connect them to a person.

Answer: Products sold by Yuksom Breweries Ltd - owned by Danny Denzongpa.
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Answer: Products sold by Yuksom Breweries Ltd - owned by Danny Denzongpa.

The Yetunde Price Resource Center (YPRC) assists individuals adversely affected by community violence to identify, access and utilize support services that already exist in the community. The Yetunde Price Resource Center’s approach is defined by three core pillars of action. Whose initiative is this?
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The Yetunde Price Resource Center (YPRC) assists individuals adversely affected by community violence to identify, access and utilize support services that already exist in the community. The Yetunde Price Resource Center’s approach is defined by three core pillars of action. Whose initiative is this?

Answer: Venus & Serena Williams.
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Answer: Venus & Serena Williams.

After graduating in 1999, Ryan launched X as a part-time project out of his apartment. Since then, Ryan has successfully established X as the Internet’s most popular survey tool, used by individuals and organizations throughout the world. In his current role, Ryan is responsible for overseeing product design and strategy. Identify the company founded by Ryan? (Pixabay)
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After graduating in 1999, Ryan launched X as a part-time project out of his apartment. Since then, Ryan has successfully established X as the Internet’s most popular survey tool, used by individuals and organizations throughout the world. In his current role, Ryan is responsible for overseeing product design and strategy. Identify the company founded by Ryan? (Pixabay)

Answer: Survey Monkey. (Official Website)
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Answer: Survey Monkey. (Official Website)

Sarah Burton is British born, she grew up and educated in Manchester and studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London graduating in 1997. She joined X in1996, working in the design studio with Lee. She has been appointed Head of Design - Women’s wear in 2000. As Creative Director of X, Sarah Burton supervises the creative direction of all the collections across the brand. Which iconic fashion house is she heading?
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Sarah Burton is British born, she grew up and educated in Manchester and studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London graduating in 1997. She joined X in1996, working in the design studio with Lee. She has been appointed Head of Design - Women’s wear in 2000. As Creative Director of X, Sarah Burton supervises the creative direction of all the collections across the brand. Which iconic fashion house is she heading?

Answer: Alexandar McQueen.
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Answer: Alexandar McQueen.

The “Blue Libraries” are part of the global social initiative “X cares for family” – and are inspiring places for children specifically designed to meet their needs. X funds the library construction and equips them with colorful, child-friendly furniture and books. Each library hosts a variety of up to 1,000 children’s books and a play area offers additional room to engage in other fun activities. Initiative started in 2011. Aim is to improve both the children’s verbal and reading skills, and thereby to open a whole new world of knowledge and inspiration to them. Identify the global brand X?
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The “Blue Libraries” are part of the global social initiative “X cares for family” – and are inspiring places for children specifically designed to meet their needs. X funds the library construction and equips them with colorful, child-friendly furniture and books. Each library hosts a variety of up to 1,000 children’s books and a play area offers additional room to engage in other fun activities. Initiative started in 2011. Aim is to improve both the children’s verbal and reading skills, and thereby to open a whole new world of knowledge and inspiration to them. Identify the global brand X?

Answer: Nivea.
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Answer: Nivea.

Identify this print ad.
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Identify this print ad.

Answer: Renault Duster.
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Answer: Renault Duster.

This is a method of optimising cloud computing systems by performing data processing at the edge of the network, near the source of the data. What is it called?
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This is a method of optimising cloud computing systems by performing data processing at the edge of the network, near the source of the data. What is it called?

Answer: Edge Computing.
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Answer: Edge Computing.

Identify this print ad.
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Identify this print ad.

Answer: Lufthansa.
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Answer: Lufthansa.

First Published on Mar 19, 2018 03:11 pm
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