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Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #12: Test your knowledge

The twelfth in the Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz series. Want to know how many you got right? Check the answers in the last slides.

Avinash Mudaliar @moneycontrolcom
Anubhav Chatterjee
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Clive Palmer has floated this company and has taken in Terry Ismay as an advisor on board for his new project.What is the project about and why his particular interest in Terry Ismay?
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Clive Palmer has floated this company and has taken in Terry Ismay as an advisor on board for his new project.What is the project about and why his particular interest in Terry Ismay?

These gardens are now a tourist attraction which started off as a hobby for a pharmacist, Kishore Vora in 1959 a tiny room equipped with a kerosene stove and a pot. What are these gardens called and where are they located?
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These gardens are now a tourist attraction which started off as a hobby for a pharmacist, Kishore Vora in 1959 a tiny room equipped with a kerosene stove and a pot. What are these gardens called and where are they located?

 Kuwahara Company is a Japanese bicycle manufacturer founded in Osaka, Japan in 1918. They began to export bicycles and parts to Russia, China and Southeast Asia in 1925 but had to shut shop during World War II. In 1959, they made their entry into the USA but were an unknown brand there and to the rest of the world till they received a bulk order for 40 of their bikes sometime during the early 1980s which made them immensely popular in globally. What was the order for? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Kuwahara Company is a Japanese bicycle manufacturer founded in Osaka, Japan in 1918. They began to export bicycles and parts to Russia, China and Southeast Asia in 1925 but had to shut shop during World War II. In 1959, they made their entry into the USA but were an unknown brand there and to the rest of the world till they received a bulk order for 40 of their bikes sometime during the early 1980s which made them immensely popular in globally. What was the order for? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

One significant contribution to watch design came about as a result of Adolf Hitler commissioning the best watch companies in Germany to create such watches for a specific purpose. What was the design introduction and why?
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One significant contribution to watch design came about as a result of Adolf Hitler commissioning the best watch companies in Germany to create such watches for a specific purpose. What was the design introduction and why?

Watch company Hamilton came up with the models X-01 (2006) and ODC X-02 (2009) to pay homage to an invention of theirs which was created 40 years ago. What did they invent 40 years ago and for what specific purpose?
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Watch company Hamilton came up with the models X-01 (2006) and ODC X-02 (2009) to pay homage to an invention of theirs which was created 40 years ago. What did they invent 40 years ago and for what specific purpose?

While dining one evening, Sajan Raj Kurup was waiting for his much delayed meal. Hungry and restless, he observed someone at another table eating kebabs and his eyes were transfixed. It was not until the man stared back uncomfortably that Kurup became aware of what he had been doing. Where did this insight find application, something that he feels must be about mischief and mess?
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While dining one evening, Sajan Raj Kurup was waiting for his much delayed meal. Hungry and restless, he observed someone at another table eating kebabs and his eyes were transfixed. It was not until the man stared back uncomfortably that Kurup became aware of what he had been doing. Where did this insight find application, something that he feels must be about mischief and mess?

This band got in touch with a particular company, associated with this video, to provide a tiny set of their product with each single of the record, with which one could create versions of the band members. The company declined the offer. Which company, which band and what was their reason for refusal?
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This band got in touch with a particular company, associated with this video, to provide a tiny set of their product with each single of the record, with which one could create versions of the band members. The company declined the offer. Which company, which band and what was their reason for refusal?

It is a style of art distinguished mostly by its amorphous spindly moving forms. It was started by 20th Century Artist Thomas Wilfred to refer to art created from light. What is the name, a term which has come back into public prominence lately?
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It is a style of art distinguished mostly by its amorphous spindly moving forms. It was started by 20th Century Artist Thomas Wilfred to refer to art created from light. What is the name, a term which has come back into public prominence lately?

In a tie up with JK Ansell, the product will branded under the name 'Hardwear’, and will be available in 'bi-coloured' and 'big-head' variants and it will hit retail shelves in 25 Indian cities. This is a move to further appeal to a younger demographic by which company, who already have a line of T-shirts, lingerie, eyewear, bags and smartphones in India and what is the product? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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In a tie up with JK Ansell, the product will branded under the name 'Hardwear’, and will be available in 'bi-coloured' and 'big-head' variants and it will hit retail shelves in 25 Indian cities. This is a move to further appeal to a younger demographic by which company, who already have a line of T-shirts, lingerie, eyewear, bags and smartphones in India and what is the product? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

 After attaining a degree in Technical Chemistry at Berlin in 1933, he discovered that Alpha Olefin Sulphonate very eco-friendly alternative and his company pioneered the use of it. While the transient variety could be easily eliminated, the industry had no solution for the resident ones as they were difficult to reach. Around that time, he heard about the discovery Hexachlorophene (3,4,6-trichlorophenol) and realized that this would be the most effective solution that would also be ideal for the tropical climate. The result was launched on 15th August 1952. Who is he and what was created?
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After attaining a degree in Technical Chemistry at Berlin in 1933, he discovered that Alpha Olefin Sulphonate very eco-friendly alternative and his company pioneered the use of it. While the transient variety could be easily eliminated, the industry had no solution for the resident ones as they were difficult to reach. Around that time, he heard about the discovery Hexachlorophene (3,4,6-trichlorophenol) and realized that this would be the most effective solution that would also be ideal for the tropical climate. The result was launched on 15th August 1952. Who is he and what was created?

During his PhD research in Technical Chemistry at Berlin in 1933, he discovered that Alpha Olefin Sulphonate was an eco-friendly alternative and thus opposed the setting up a Linear Alkyl Benzene plant by Hindustan Lever. His company pioneered the use of it, which was later adopted by all manufactureres, including HLL, 20 years later. Who is he and what did his discovery lead to?
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During his PhD research in Technical Chemistry at Berlin in 1933, he discovered that Alpha Olefin Sulphonate was an eco-friendly alternative and thus opposed the setting up a Linear Alkyl Benzene plant by Hindustan Lever. His company pioneered the use of it, which was later adopted by all manufactureres, including HLL, 20 years later. Who is he and what did his discovery lead to?

This company has been touring across Switzerland and other parts of Europe under this exhibition, in celebration of something that brought their founder's engineering feats back to public prominence, something that originally culminated with The Writer, The Draughtsman and The Musician in 1774. Which company and explain the reason for these exhibitions of their?
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This company has been touring across Switzerland and other parts of Europe under this exhibition, in celebration of something that brought their founder's engineering feats back to public prominence, something that originally culminated with The Writer, The Draughtsman and The Musician in 1774. Which company and explain the reason for these exhibitions of their?

Many conspiracy theorists suggest that the logo of this institution comes about due to the fact that the Rothschilds, who controlled it, also held the reins at another huge institution for 200 years, primarily due to them being entrusted with their wealth and being the custodians of their gold reserves. Which are the two institutions?
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Many conspiracy theorists suggest that the logo of this institution comes about due to the fact that the Rothschilds, who controlled it, also held the reins at another huge institution for 200 years, primarily due to them being entrusted with their wealth and being the custodians of their gold reserves. Which are the two institutions?

Despite being present in China since 1996, the brand was hardly able to make any impact on the consumers. They decided to exploit the country's growing thirst for milk and, besides suiting it to local tastes, began a grassroots marketing campaign to educate consumers about the tradition way of consuming this product. They reinforced this by organizing basketball games in public during the time of the 2008 Olympics. Which brand, what is the tradition and how did the basketball games help?
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Despite being present in China since 1996, the brand was hardly able to make any impact on the consumers. They decided to exploit the country's growing thirst for milk and, besides suiting it to local tastes, began a grassroots marketing campaign to educate consumers about the tradition way of consuming this product. They reinforced this by organizing basketball games in public during the time of the 2008 Olympics. Which brand, what is the tradition and how did the basketball games help?

Between 2006 and 2008, companies such as Samtel, Kitchen Appliances and Dixon Technologies received bulk orders leading to a windfall in revenues, especially in 2006. Videocon too was part of the nationally floated tender. This was the largest order for Samtel in many years. What was this for? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Between 2006 and 2008, companies such as Samtel, Kitchen Appliances and Dixon Technologies received bulk orders leading to a windfall in revenues, especially in 2006. Videocon too was part of the nationally floated tender. This was the largest order for Samtel in many years. What was this for? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Jussi Salonoja, the heir to a family-owned sausage empire, holds the record for paying the highest speeding ticket fine when he paid 170,000 euros in 2004. The previous record was held by Nokia director, Anssi Vanjoki, who paid 116,000 euros in 2002, which beat the then standing record of 80,000 euros paid by dotcom poster boy, Jaakko Rytsola. What is the reason for Finland continuously holding the record with such uncommonly heavy fines?
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Jussi Salonoja, the heir to a family-owned sausage empire, holds the record for paying the highest speeding ticket fine when he paid 170,000 euros in 2004. The previous record was held by Nokia director, Anssi Vanjoki, who paid 116,000 euros in 2002, which beat the then standing record of 80,000 euros paid by dotcom poster boy, Jaakko Rytsola. What is the reason for Finland continuously holding the record with such uncommonly heavy fines?

This estate in Florida is adjacent to the winter homes of Thomas Edison and another person, who set it up together. It consists of the first tree of a particular species to be planted in USA, in an attempt to find a more cost-effective way to produce rubber for tires. The tree was introduced to the two by a mutual friend who too had interests in finding a solution to the rising cost of rubber. The tree’s name comes from a certain community in India, where early travelling businessmen belonging to that community sat under the tree for to take rest. Who are the two men and which tree?
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This estate in Florida is adjacent to the winter homes of Thomas Edison and another person, who set it up together. It consists of the first tree of a particular species to be planted in USA, in an attempt to find a more cost-effective way to produce rubber for tires. The tree was introduced to the two by a mutual friend who too had interests in finding a solution to the rising cost of rubber. The tree’s name comes from a certain community in India, where early travelling businessmen belonging to that community sat under the tree for to take rest. Who are the two men and which tree?

He is believed to have introduced the concept of commercial product placement when he sold naming rights in his 1872 novel which transport and shipping companies in particular were very keen on and lobbied to be mentioned. A shipping company persuaded the author to the book's hero on board ship is the shipping company's products. What is the name of the book?
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He is believed to have introduced the concept of commercial product placement when he sold naming rights in his 1872 novel which transport and shipping companies in particular were very keen on and lobbied to be mentioned. A shipping company persuaded the author to the book's hero on board ship is the shipping company's products. What is the name of the book?

Which brand’s 2013 Cannes entry ad is this?
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Which brand’s 2013 Cannes entry ad is this?

Ans 5: The large winding crowns. Since timing was extremely essential for fighter pilots, Adolf Hitler commissioned the best watch companies to create watches to aid pilots. The crowns were made large so that pilots could wind them and set the time whilst wearing gloves. | Ans 12: Burjor Godrej and the first vegetarian soap. On returning to India he pioneered the use of commercial fatty acids in soaps and detergents. Burjor’s son, Nadir, went on to become the first to derive fatty alcohol from vegetable palm oil, rather than from petroleum.
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Ans 5: The large winding crowns. Since timing was extremely essential for fighter pilots, Adolf Hitler commissioned the best watch companies to create watches to aid pilots. The crowns were made large so that pilots could wind them and set the time whilst wearing gloves. | Ans 12: Burjor Godrej and the first vegetarian soap. On returning to India he pioneered the use of commercial fatty acids in soaps and detergents. Burjor’s son, Nadir, went on to become the first to derive fatty alcohol from vegetable palm oil, rather than from petroleum.

Ans 1: Tuning Fork inspiration for the logos of Yamaha and Bulova. Yamaha: Evolution of the tuning fork mark goes back to the founder Torakusu Yamaha who studied tuning by using a tuning fork while constructing the reed organ, the first product of Yamaha. Bulova: The company pioneered the Accutron movements that used a 360 hertz tuning fork to drive a mechanical gear train to turn the hands and regulate the time keeping function. The tuning fork movement was a horological revolution. Previously, electronically regulated timepieces were limited to some scientific instruments, being too large for a personal watch.
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Ans 1: Tuning Fork inspiration for the logos of Yamaha and Bulova. Yamaha: Evolution of the tuning fork mark goes back to the founder Torakusu Yamaha who studied tuning by using a tuning fork while constructing the reed organ, the first product of Yamaha. Bulova: The company pioneered the Accutron movements that used a 360 hertz tuning fork to drive a mechanical gear train to turn the hands and regulate the time keeping function. The tuning fork movement was a horological revolution. Previously, electronically regulated timepieces were limited to some scientific instruments, being too large for a personal watch.

Ans 2: Australian billionaire and tycoon Clive Palmer has formed Blue Star Line, to build the Titanic II, a replica of the original. Terry Ismay is a descendant of Joseph Bruce Ismay, the titanic survivor and chairman of White Star Line, the company which built the Titanic. The ship will be built in China and is set to be completed in 2016. Palmer hopes to re-create the Titanic as closely as possible with its familiar outside looks and also on the inside.
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Ans 2: Australian billionaire and tycoon Clive Palmer has formed Blue Star Line, to build the Titanic II, a replica of the original. Terry Ismay is a descendant of Joseph Bruce Ismay, the titanic survivor and chairman of White Star Line, the company which built the Titanic. The ship will be built in China and is set to be completed in 2016. Palmer hopes to re-create the Titanic as closely as possible with its familiar outside looks and also on the inside.

Ans 3: Mapro Gardens in Mahabaleshwar.
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Ans 3: Mapro Gardens in Mahabaleshwar.

Ans 4: The movie E.T.
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Ans 4: The movie E.T.

Ans 6: The first digital watch, the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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Ans 6: The first digital watch, the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Ans 7: Mango Frooti advertisement featuring Shah Rukh Khan.
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Ans 7: Mango Frooti advertisement featuring Shah Rukh Khan.

Ans 8: LEGO, The White Stripes. LEGO Group refused a tie-up saying: "We don't market our product to people over the age of twelve."
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Ans 8: LEGO, The White Stripes. LEGO Group refused a tie-up saying: "We don't market our product to people over the age of twelve."

Ans 9: Lumia.
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Ans 9: Lumia.

Ans 10: MTV and condoms. JK Ansell is the manufacturer of Kamasutra brand of condoms.
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Ans 10: MTV and condoms. JK Ansell is the manufacturer of Kamasutra brand of condoms.

Ans 11: Burjor Godrej, the head of Godrej Soaps and Cinthol. The name was derived from SYNTetic phenOL (referring to Hexachlorophene).
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Ans 11: Burjor Godrej, the head of Godrej Soaps and Cinthol. The name was derived from SYNTetic phenOL (referring to Hexachlorophene).

Ans 13: Jacquet Droz and Martin Scorsese’s Hugo.
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Ans 13: Jacquet Droz and Martin Scorsese’s Hugo.

Ans 14: UBS and Institute for the Works of Religion aka The Vatican Bank.
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Ans 14: UBS and Institute for the Works of Religion aka The Vatican Bank.

Ans 15: Oreo and the tradition of dunking Oreo cookies in milk. The Oreo-themed basketball games helped reinforce the idea of 'dunking' cookies in milk. The same was communicated through their ads featuring Yao Ming as well. Over the past two years, Kraft has doubled its Oreo revenue in China and is the largest consumed biscuit brand.
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Ans 15: Oreo and the tradition of dunking Oreo cookies in milk. The Oreo-themed basketball games helped reinforce the idea of 'dunking' cookies in milk. The same was communicated through their ads featuring Yao Ming as well. Over the past two years, Kraft has doubled its Oreo revenue in China and is the largest consumed biscuit brand.

Ans 16: Between 2006 and 2008, companies such as Samtel, Kitchen Appliances and Dixon Technologies received bulk orders leading to a windfall in revenues that year.
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Ans 16: Between 2006 and 2008, companies such as Samtel, Kitchen Appliances and Dixon Technologies received bulk orders leading to a windfall in revenues that year.

Ans 17: Finnish speeding tickets fines are calculated on the basis of the offender's last known income.
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Ans 17: Finnish speeding tickets fines are calculated on the basis of the offender's last known income.

Ans 18: Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone and the Banyan tree (from Bania).
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Ans 18: Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone and the Banyan tree (from Bania).

Ans 19: Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days.
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Ans 19: Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days.

Ans 20: Moods condoms.
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Ans 20: Moods condoms.

First Published on Jan 18, 2018 06:19 pm
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