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Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #15: Test your knowledge

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

Avinash Mudaliar @moneycontrolcom
Anubhav Chatterjee
People relied on blocks of ice for cooling food, storing food in a simple wooden crate containing pieces of wood and insulation materials. This explains the origin of the term ‘_____ which we still use today to refer to refrigerators. What is it? (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)
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People relied on blocks of ice for cooling food, storing food in a simple wooden crate containing pieces of wood and insulation materials. This explains the origin of the term ‘_____ which we still use today to refer to refrigerators. What is it? (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)

Answer: Ice-Box. (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)
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Answer: Ice-Box. (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)

Identify the person in the middle.
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Identify the person in the middle.

Answer: Lord Karan Billimoria.
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Answer: Lord Karan Billimoria.

Identify the advertiser.
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Identify the advertiser.

Answer: Vivel soap.
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Answer: Vivel soap.

Where's Herb? was an advertising campaign for the fast food chain X in 1985 and 1986. The television commercials featured a fictional character named Herb, who was described as never having eaten a X burger in his life. They called on fans to visit their local X in the hope of finding Herb and winning a prize. The campaign also included an "I'm not Herb" promotion, in which customers could get a discounted Whopper by including the phrase in their order? Identify the brand which came out with this marketing campaign?
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Where's Herb? was an advertising campaign for the fast food chain X in 1985 and 1986. The television commercials featured a fictional character named Herb, who was described as never having eaten a X burger in his life. They called on fans to visit their local X in the hope of finding Herb and winning a prize. The campaign also included an "I'm not Herb" promotion, in which customers could get a discounted Whopper by including the phrase in their order? Identify the brand which came out with this marketing campaign?

Answer: Burger King. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Answer: Burger King. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Which company is proposing to build a super-fast transportation system in India that would connect the city of Pune with the planned new airport in Mumbai in 25 minutes, saving about three hours?
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Which company is proposing to build a super-fast transportation system in India that would connect the city of Pune with the planned new airport in Mumbai in 25 minutes, saving about three hours?

Answer: Virgin Hyperloop.
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Answer: Virgin Hyperloop.

Identify the voice-assistant from the logo.
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Identify the voice-assistant from the logo.

Answer: Bixby.
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Answer: Bixby.

In 1973, 239 banks from 15 countries got together to solve a common problem: how to communicate about cross-border payments. The banks formed a cooperative utility, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, headquartered in Belgium. It went live with its messaging services in 1977, replacing the Telex technology that was then in widespread use, and rapidly became the reliable, trusted global partner for institutions all around the world. How is this utility known to us?
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In 1973, 239 banks from 15 countries got together to solve a common problem: how to communicate about cross-border payments. The banks formed a cooperative utility, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, headquartered in Belgium. It went live with its messaging services in 1977, replacing the Telex technology that was then in widespread use, and rapidly became the reliable, trusted global partner for institutions all around the world. How is this utility known to us?

Answer: SWIFT. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Answer: SWIFT. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Which organization has released this poster as a part of their tourism promotion?
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Which organization has released this poster as a part of their tourism promotion?

Answer: NASA. (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)
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Answer: NASA. (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)

The bust belongs to Francis Ravenscroft. Ede & Ravenscroft is thought to be the oldest firm of tailors in the world. They have provided tailoring and robes to the church, state, legal profession and academia. Who has been their most esteemed customer?
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The bust belongs to Francis Ravenscroft. Ede & Ravenscroft is thought to be the oldest firm of tailors in the world. They have provided tailoring and robes to the church, state, legal profession and academia. Who has been their most esteemed customer?

Answer: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and robe makers for both His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Answer: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and robe makers for both His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

The man in the picture is Vikram Kothari who is being investigated by the CBI for defaulting on more than Rs. 3,700 crore in loans from government banks. Identify the company he owns?
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The man in the picture is Vikram Kothari who is being investigated by the CBI for defaulting on more than Rs. 3,700 crore in loans from government banks. Identify the company he owns?

Answer: Rotomac Pens. (Image Courtesy: Official website)
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Answer: Rotomac Pens. (Image Courtesy: Official website)

Tianmen Mountain Road in the Hunan Province of China incorporates a dizzying 99 hairpin turns along the 7 miles of mountainside road. At the summit, this road leads toward 999 steps, all of which lead to Heaven’s Gate, a natural rock arch in the mountainside, mythically thought to be a link between the mortal world and the world of the gods. Reaching the top requires a vehicle with performance and capability in equal measure, and what better place than the epic Tianman Mountain Road to demonstrate the power of the New ____Sport. Fill in the blanks? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Tianmen Mountain Road in the Hunan Province of China incorporates a dizzying 99 hairpin turns along the 7 miles of mountainside road. At the summit, this road leads toward 999 steps, all of which lead to Heaven’s Gate, a natural rock arch in the mountainside, mythically thought to be a link between the mortal world and the world of the gods. Reaching the top requires a vehicle with performance and capability in equal measure, and what better place than the epic Tianman Mountain Road to demonstrate the power of the New ____Sport. Fill in the blanks? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Answer: Range Rover.
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Answer: Range Rover.

 A hallmark of the work to empower women is The X Program, which celebrated inspirational women. The program recognized women in local communities who embodied the spirit of X through their attributes of selflessness, generosity and leadership. Identify the brand which was earlier known as ‘Draps’ after its founding father?
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A hallmark of the work to empower women is The X Program, which celebrated inspirational women. The program recognized women in local communities who embodied the spirit of X through their attributes of selflessness, generosity and leadership. Identify the brand which was earlier known as ‘Draps’ after its founding father?

Answer: Lady Godiva. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Answer: Lady Godiva. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Identify the group from its logo.
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Identify the group from its logo.

Answer: Beecham.
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Answer: Beecham.

To which league do these Heroes belong?
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To which league do these Heroes belong?

Answer: Justice League.
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Answer: Justice League.

Kevin Systrom had no formal training in computer science, but while working at Nextstop, he learned to code at nights and on weekends, and he built an HTML5 prototype called Burbn, inspired by his taste for fine whiskeys and bourbons. Burbn was a multi-faceted app that allowed users to check in, post plans and share photos. Although at the time location-based check-in apps were all the rage, photo sharing was the most popular feature. How is Burbn known to us?
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Kevin Systrom had no formal training in computer science, but while working at Nextstop, he learned to code at nights and on weekends, and he built an HTML5 prototype called Burbn, inspired by his taste for fine whiskeys and bourbons. Burbn was a multi-faceted app that allowed users to check in, post plans and share photos. Although at the time location-based check-in apps were all the rage, photo sharing was the most popular feature. How is Burbn known to us?

Answer: Instagram.
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Answer: Instagram.

Identify the advertiser.
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Identify the advertiser.

Answer: Desperados beer.
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Answer: Desperados beer.

In the winter of 1925, a Topical Press Film cameraman made a silent record of the Company’s operations in Persia. The 35mm film, entitled ‘The Persian Oil Industry’, was 45 minutes long and shown to specialised audiences in technical institutions. Later, a 15 minute film was produced and shown in public cinemas under the title of ‘In the Land of the Shah’ and a 20 minute version bearing the same title was made for distribution by Pathescope Limited. The film, in its various forms, was seen by nearly a million people between 1926 and 1938. The approximate cost of the film was £1,600.00. Which company is being discussed here?
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In the winter of 1925, a Topical Press Film cameraman made a silent record of the Company’s operations in Persia. The 35mm film, entitled ‘The Persian Oil Industry’, was 45 minutes long and shown to specialised audiences in technical institutions. Later, a 15 minute film was produced and shown in public cinemas under the title of ‘In the Land of the Shah’ and a 20 minute version bearing the same title was made for distribution by Pathescope Limited. The film, in its various forms, was seen by nearly a million people between 1926 and 1938. The approximate cost of the film was £1,600.00. Which company is being discussed here?

Answer: BP.
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Answer: BP.

Identify the advertiser.
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Identify the advertiser.

Answer: Carlsberg.
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Answer: Carlsberg.

This was an interactive project launched by a brand to deliver common sentences in the form of dance moves instead of words. There are 11 basic phrases, in which words in italics can be replaced by other options, allowing fans to convert over 10,000 different sentences. Once encrypted using the “dancing code”, they can be shared with friends on Twitter, Facebook and via e-mail. Identify the brand?
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This was an interactive project launched by a brand to deliver common sentences in the form of dance moves instead of words. There are 11 basic phrases, in which words in italics can be replaced by other options, allowing fans to convert over 10,000 different sentences. Once encrypted using the “dancing code”, they can be shared with friends on Twitter, Facebook and via e-mail. Identify the brand?

Answer: Puma.
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Answer: Puma.

Identify the advertiser.
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Identify the advertiser.

Answer: Porsche.
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Answer: Porsche.

First Published on Feb 23, 2018 01:25 pm
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