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Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #16: Test your knowledge

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

Avinash Mudaliar @moneycontrolcom
Anubhav Chatterjee
It was first announced 17 April 2015 through an online video featuring Steve Wozniak and Stan Lee. The aim was to bring together popular culture touchstones such as comics, movies, genre TV and technology together in one convention. The plan is to feature celebrities, movies, television, video games, comic books, along with other popular cultural arts. Logo of the convention looks like this.
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It was first announced 17 April 2015 through an online video featuring Steve Wozniak and Stan Lee. The aim was to bring together popular culture touchstones such as comics, movies, genre TV and technology together in one convention. The plan is to feature celebrities, movies, television, video games, comic books, along with other popular cultural arts. Logo of the convention looks like this.

Answer: Silicon Valley Comic Con. (Image Courtesy: Official website)
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Answer: Silicon Valley Comic Con. (Image Courtesy: Official website)

Identify the brand from the logo.
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Identify the brand from the logo.

Answer: Gerber.
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Answer: Gerber.

To whom is the museum dedicated?
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To whom is the museum dedicated?

Answer: Zippo/Case Museum.
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Answer: Zippo/Case Museum.

Marvin S. Traub transformed Bloomingdale's from a stodgy Upper East Side family department store into a trendsetting international showcase of style and showmanship. Spotlighting clothing designers, importing exotic wares from around the world, opening fine restaurants within the store—all were among Traub's signature achievements. Under him the store came out with a great marketing tool which became self-advertising souvenirs. A 1961 design by the artist Jonah Kinigstein was based on French tarot cards in red, black and white. What was it that became such a hit? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Marvin S. Traub transformed Bloomingdale's from a stodgy Upper East Side family department store into a trendsetting international showcase of style and showmanship. Spotlighting clothing designers, importing exotic wares from around the world, opening fine restaurants within the store—all were among Traub's signature achievements. Under him the store came out with a great marketing tool which became self-advertising souvenirs. A 1961 design by the artist Jonah Kinigstein was based on French tarot cards in red, black and white. What was it that became such a hit? (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Answer: Brown Bag.
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Answer: Brown Bag.

On a train ride to Poland, brothers Michael and Pierre van Melle came up with the vision of a peppermint flavored caramel candy to go by the name of ___. This was the beginning of a Fresh New World.
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On a train ride to Poland, brothers Michael and Pierre van Melle came up with the vision of a peppermint flavored caramel candy to go by the name of ___. This was the beginning of a Fresh New World.

Answer: Mentos.
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Answer: Mentos.

Stephen Marks, who started out in business in 1969 as the Stephen Marks brand, established this brand– a year after the film of the same name was released. Initially designed as a mid-market women's brand, he has said the name came about because he managed to acquire a large shipment of Indian cheesecloth shirts – via a French contact – that could be resold in the UK at a large profit. How is this brand known to us?
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Stephen Marks, who started out in business in 1969 as the Stephen Marks brand, established this brand– a year after the film of the same name was released. Initially designed as a mid-market women's brand, he has said the name came about because he managed to acquire a large shipment of Indian cheesecloth shirts – via a French contact – that could be resold in the UK at a large profit. How is this brand known to us?

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

Shyam Sundar Goenka was running a company that supplied raw materials and machine parts to plants and textile mills in southern and eastern India. Unable to find software that could manage his books of accounts, he asked his son, Bharat Goenka, a Maths graduate to create a software application that would handle financial accounts for his business. The first version of the accounting software was launched as an MS-DOS application. It had only basic accounting functions, and was named Peutronics Financial Accountant. How do we know the company today?
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Shyam Sundar Goenka was running a company that supplied raw materials and machine parts to plants and textile mills in southern and eastern India. Unable to find software that could manage his books of accounts, he asked his son, Bharat Goenka, a Maths graduate to create a software application that would handle financial accounts for his business. The first version of the accounting software was launched as an MS-DOS application. It had only basic accounting functions, and was named Peutronics Financial Accountant. How do we know the company today?

Answer: Tally.
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Answer: Tally.

Identify the limited edition.
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Identify the limited edition.

Answer: Jane Walker by Johnnie Walker.
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Answer: Jane Walker by Johnnie Walker.

#BusyCool is a trend that showcases the busy professional lives of millennials and its glamorous portrayal on social media. Solid surfaces, smart textiles and colours that expose the flamboyance and passion of this trend is how it has been interpreted. Which company is behind it?
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#BusyCool is a trend that showcases the busy professional lives of millennials and its glamorous portrayal on social media. Solid surfaces, smart textiles and colours that expose the flamboyance and passion of this trend is how it has been interpreted. Which company is behind it?

Answer: Asian Paints.
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Answer: Asian Paints.

Identify the advertiser.
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Identify the advertiser.

Answer: Starbucks.
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Answer: Starbucks.

Hungry General Mills salesman Carl Smith was handed warm biscuits on a train late one evening. With the club car closed, that just didn't happen in 1930. Smith saw potential. He took the idea to a smart food expert at General Mills, and soon a breakthrough was made: "Instant" biscuits as good as homemade. What was it branded?
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Hungry General Mills salesman Carl Smith was handed warm biscuits on a train late one evening. With the club car closed, that just didn't happen in 1930. Smith saw potential. He took the idea to a smart food expert at General Mills, and soon a breakthrough was made: "Instant" biscuits as good as homemade. What was it branded?

Answer: Bisquick.
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Answer: Bisquick.

Identify the company from the logo.
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Identify the company from the logo.

Answer: General Mills.
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Answer: General Mills.

It was founded as Kyungsung Precision Industry a manufacturer of steel tubing and bicycle parts, eventually producing Korea's first domestic bicycle, the Samchully, 1951.The name translates "to come out of the east. “Identify the company?
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It was founded as Kyungsung Precision Industry a manufacturer of steel tubing and bicycle parts, eventually producing Korea's first domestic bicycle, the Samchully, 1951.The name translates "to come out of the east. “Identify the company?

Answer: KIA Motors.
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Answer: KIA Motors.

The soap was launched with much fanfare in 1993. The soap was positioned on the religious platform and was claimed to be made of water from a holy river. The soap attained salvation in the early 2000. The brand was promoted heavily and even had the film stars like Govinda endorsing it. Identify the brand from the house of Godrej?
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The soap was launched with much fanfare in 1993. The soap was positioned on the religious platform and was claimed to be made of water from a holy river. The soap attained salvation in the early 2000. The brand was promoted heavily and even had the film stars like Govinda endorsing it. Identify the brand from the house of Godrej?

Answer: Ganga Soap. (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)
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Answer: Ganga Soap. (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)

It was a foggy Pittsburgh train platform in 1902,X stared through the mist and realized that he could dry air by passing it through water to create fog. Doing so would make it possible to manufacture air with specific amounts of moisture in it. Within a year, he completed his invention to control humidity – the fundamental building block for modern air conditioning. Identify X?
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It was a foggy Pittsburgh train platform in 1902,X stared through the mist and realized that he could dry air by passing it through water to create fog. Doing so would make it possible to manufacture air with specific amounts of moisture in it. Within a year, he completed his invention to control humidity – the fundamental building block for modern air conditioning. Identify X?

Answer: William Carrier.
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Answer: William Carrier.

A sponsorship deal with The Nuggets resulted in the company’s logo as a patch on the team’s new jerseys. The company has its global headquarters located in Denver. Identify the company?
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A sponsorship deal with The Nuggets resulted in the company’s logo as a patch on the team’s new jerseys. The company has its global headquarters located in Denver. Identify the company?

Answer: Denver Nuggets.
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Answer: Denver Nuggets.

Founded in 1915 by seven brothers, led by Giocondo, they made wooden propellers under military contracts, based at San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California. In 1920 the brothers also dabbled briefly with aircraft design and manufacture, with a single-seat monoplane and a seven-seat cabin monoplane. Both aircraft were noted for their use of laminated wood products for fuselage manufacture, but were essentially unsuccessful, with only one of each type being built. In 1921, Giocondo, a pilot, and two company employees were killed when one of their planes crashed in Modesto. How is this company know to us?
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Founded in 1915 by seven brothers, led by Giocondo, they made wooden propellers under military contracts, based at San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California. In 1920 the brothers also dabbled briefly with aircraft design and manufacture, with a single-seat monoplane and a seven-seat cabin monoplane. Both aircraft were noted for their use of laminated wood products for fuselage manufacture, but were essentially unsuccessful, with only one of each type being built. In 1921, Giocondo, a pilot, and two company employees were killed when one of their planes crashed in Modesto. How is this company know to us?

Answer: Jacuzzi.
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Answer: Jacuzzi.

The first solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris in May 1927 inspired a new, pioneering era of aviation. That same year, X launched its Aerokit first aid pack to help those early aviators care for the nicks, scrapes and other injuries that came from flying and maintaining their rudimentary airplanes. The Aerokit’s contents were packed into a metal box that fit inside a canvas pouch. Pilots could then attach the pouch to their belts to keep it handy. Which company came out with this innovative product?
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The first solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris in May 1927 inspired a new, pioneering era of aviation. That same year, X launched its Aerokit first aid pack to help those early aviators care for the nicks, scrapes and other injuries that came from flying and maintaining their rudimentary airplanes. The Aerokit’s contents were packed into a metal box that fit inside a canvas pouch. Pilots could then attach the pouch to their belts to keep it handy. Which company came out with this innovative product?

Answer: Johnson & Johnson.
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Answer: Johnson & Johnson.

The Young Scientist Challenge is for students to submit a 1-2 minute video describing a unique solution to an everyday problem for the chance to win $25,000 and an exclusive X Mentorship. Ten finalists will be chosen for their passion for science, spirit of innovation and ingenuity, and effective communication skills. Identify the company which is part of this programme?
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The Young Scientist Challenge is for students to submit a 1-2 minute video describing a unique solution to an everyday problem for the chance to win $25,000 and an exclusive X Mentorship. Ten finalists will be chosen for their passion for science, spirit of innovation and ingenuity, and effective communication skills. Identify the company which is part of this programme?

Answer: 3M.
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Answer: 3M.

The power of intellect to discern what lies ahead one step ahead of the times and the power of execution to realize that vision are the essential qualities demonstrated by Ryoma Sakamoto, leader of Japan's enterprising naval trading company, the Kaientai, in the 19th century. These qualities also represent the core ideals pursued by this Group in its business activities. Which Group owns this logo?
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The power of intellect to discern what lies ahead one step ahead of the times and the power of execution to realize that vision are the essential qualities demonstrated by Ryoma Sakamoto, leader of Japan's enterprising naval trading company, the Kaientai, in the 19th century. These qualities also represent the core ideals pursued by this Group in its business activities. Which Group owns this logo?

Answer: SoftBank.
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Answer: SoftBank.

First Published on Mar 2, 2018 02:47 pm
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