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Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #17: Test your knowledge

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

Avinash Mudaliar @moneycontrolcom
Anubhav Chatterjee
Identify the brand owned by a tennis legend.
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Identify the brand owned by a tennis legend.

Answer: Bjorn Borg brand. (Piture: Official website)
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Answer: Bjorn Borg brand. (Piture: Official website)

The richest tribute came from Mahatma Gandhi. Approached by another soap-maker for his blessings, he replied: I hold my brother ____ in such high regard and he is of such a charitable disposition that if your enterprise is likely to harm him any way, I regret very much I cannot give you my blessings. A facsimile of this, written in Gandhijis own hand, in Gujarati, on a postcard, is a prized possession of the ___ family. Fill in the blanks?
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The richest tribute came from Mahatma Gandhi. Approached by another soap-maker for his blessings, he replied: I hold my brother ____ in such high regard and he is of such a charitable disposition that if your enterprise is likely to harm him any way, I regret very much I cannot give you my blessings. A facsimile of this, written in Gandhijis own hand, in Gujarati, on a postcard, is a prized possession of the ___ family. Fill in the blanks?

Answer: Godrej.
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Answer: Godrej.

The concept of ‘swadeshi’ or Indianisation predated Independence. For instance, they were primarily traders of silk and embroidery imported from Europe. It was under the influence of the Swadeshi movement of the freedom struggle that they switched to manufacturing confectionery in 1929. Which business house is being discussed?
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The concept of ‘swadeshi’ or Indianisation predated Independence. For instance, they were primarily traders of silk and embroidery imported from Europe. It was under the influence of the Swadeshi movement of the freedom struggle that they switched to manufacturing confectionery in 1929. Which business house is being discussed?

Answer: Chauhans of Parle Products. (Picture: Facbook)
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Answer: Chauhans of Parle Products. (Picture: Facbook)

Founded in 1908 by Camillo as a typewriter manufacturer in Ivrea, near Turin, the company soon became known for its technical innovations, including the introduction of the first portable typewriter in 1932. After Camillo’s son, Adriano, took charge in the 1930s, Olivetti expanded internationally and diversified into new product sectors, including electronics and computing. Identify the company?
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Founded in 1908 by Camillo as a typewriter manufacturer in Ivrea, near Turin, the company soon became known for its technical innovations, including the introduction of the first portable typewriter in 1932. After Camillo’s son, Adriano, took charge in the 1930s, Olivetti expanded internationally and diversified into new product sectors, including electronics and computing. Identify the company?

Answer: Olivetti. (Picture: Facebook)
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Answer: Olivetti. (Picture: Facebook)

The book compiled comprehensive information about the financial and operational state of US railroad companies. This guide provides essential insights into the railroad industry and helps investors leverage that intelligence into smart investment decisions. Who published this book?
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The book compiled comprehensive information about the financial and operational state of US railroad companies. This guide provides essential insights into the railroad industry and helps investors leverage that intelligence into smart investment decisions. Who published this book?

Answer: Henry Varnum Poor.
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Answer: Henry Varnum Poor.

Dare Greatly embodies a bolder point of view. A forward-looking curation of progressive culture, distinguished design and innovations that move us forward—it represents everything we’re passionate about in the world and inspires us as we shape our future. Which automobile brand is behind this ad campaign?
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Dare Greatly embodies a bolder point of view. A forward-looking curation of progressive culture, distinguished design and innovations that move us forward—it represents everything we’re passionate about in the world and inspires us as we shape our future. Which automobile brand is behind this ad campaign?

Answer: Cadillac. (Picture: Reuters)
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Answer: Cadillac. (Picture: Reuters)

Identify the logo as described by the designer Gary Anderson: “The figure was designed as a Mobius strip to symbolize continuity within a finite entity. I used the [logo’s] arrows to give directionality to the symbol. I envisioned it with the small edge or the point of the triangle at the bottom. I wanted to suggest both the dynamic (things are changing) and the static (it’s a static equilibrium, a permanent kind of thing). The arrows, as broad as they are, draw back to the static side.”
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Identify the logo as described by the designer Gary Anderson: “The figure was designed as a Mobius strip to symbolize continuity within a finite entity. I used the [logo’s] arrows to give directionality to the symbol. I envisioned it with the small edge or the point of the triangle at the bottom. I wanted to suggest both the dynamic (things are changing) and the static (it’s a static equilibrium, a permanent kind of thing). The arrows, as broad as they are, draw back to the static side.”

Answer: The logo is Recycling Symbol.
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Answer: The logo is Recycling Symbol.

Identify the brand.
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Identify the brand.

Answer: Persil.
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Answer: Persil.

The product line was first introduced in Europe in 1945 by Hoffmann-La Roche of Switzerland, which branded the name based on panthenol as a shampoo ingredient. Identify the brand. (Picture: Pixabay)
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The product line was first introduced in Europe in 1945 by Hoffmann-La Roche of Switzerland, which branded the name based on panthenol as a shampoo ingredient. Identify the brand. (Picture: Pixabay)

Answer: Pantene. (Picture: Facebook)
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Answer: Pantene. (Picture: Facebook)

Idenitfy the advertiser.
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Idenitfy the advertiser.

Answer: NatGeo Kids.
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Answer: NatGeo Kids.

More than a century ago, with the guidance and support of his Highness Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad, a great mind with business acumen along with two geniuses of Chemistry, conceived X. They were, Prof. TK Gajjar – the first renowned chemist in Western India, Prof. Kotibhaskar – a Gold Medalist in Technological Chemistry, and Rajmitra Mr. B. D. Amin – the man with incomparable business tact and capacity for management. Identify the company?
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More than a century ago, with the guidance and support of his Highness Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad, a great mind with business acumen along with two geniuses of Chemistry, conceived X. They were, Prof. TK Gajjar – the first renowned chemist in Western India, Prof. Kotibhaskar – a Gold Medalist in Technological Chemistry, and Rajmitra Mr. B. D. Amin – the man with incomparable business tact and capacity for management. Identify the company?

Answer: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited.
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Answer: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited.

The origin dates back to 1977, when Mr. Kochouseph Chittilappilly with a burning passion to make a difference set out to build a robust brand in the Indian electric and electronic goods panorama. With a small manufacturing unit for voltage stabilizers, a vision and a strong make-do belief, apart from a capital of Rs. 100,000 borrowed from his father and two workers to assist him, he set sail on his dream. How is this company known to us?
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The origin dates back to 1977, when Mr. Kochouseph Chittilappilly with a burning passion to make a difference set out to build a robust brand in the Indian electric and electronic goods panorama. With a small manufacturing unit for voltage stabilizers, a vision and a strong make-do belief, apart from a capital of Rs. 100,000 borrowed from his father and two workers to assist him, he set sail on his dream. How is this company known to us?

Answer: V-Guard. (Picture: Facebook)
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Answer: V-Guard. (Picture: Facebook)

The original product, invented by chemist Dr. Franklin C. Nelson and launched in 1923 and mainly intended for killing flies and mosquitoes, was mineral oil based and manufactured by the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. Identify the brand which was used in households to kill mosquitoes?
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The original product, invented by chemist Dr. Franklin C. Nelson and launched in 1923 and mainly intended for killing flies and mosquitoes, was mineral oil based and manufactured by the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. Identify the brand which was used in households to kill mosquitoes?

Answer: Flit.
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Answer: Flit.

The brand dates back to the 1870s when J. Hagemann, a German immigrant to Australia, became fed up with our menagerie of insects. He used crushed chrysanthemum flowers to produce a pyrethrum extract and created an insecticidal powder. In 1909 F.S. Steer and Thomas Jackson acquired and revived the business, eventually setting it up as a proprietary company, Samuel Taylor Pty Ltd, in 1937. Identify the brand which had the following as the mascot?
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The brand dates back to the 1870s when J. Hagemann, a German immigrant to Australia, became fed up with our menagerie of insects. He used crushed chrysanthemum flowers to produce a pyrethrum extract and created an insecticidal powder. In 1909 F.S. Steer and Thomas Jackson acquired and revived the business, eventually setting it up as a proprietary company, Samuel Taylor Pty Ltd, in 1937. Identify the brand which had the following as the mascot?

Answer: Mortein. (Picture: Facebook)
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Answer: Mortein. (Picture: Facebook)

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

Answer: Segway.
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Answer: Segway.

What were these phones from Nokia called as?
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What were these phones from Nokia called as?

Answer: Banana Phones.
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Answer: Banana Phones.

This is an ad for which aircraft?
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This is an ad for which aircraft?

Answer: Concorde.
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Answer: Concorde.

Point, a detergent brand, achieved in history by being the first product in this category launched by a sarkari factory. Which company launched it?
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Point, a detergent brand, achieved in history by being the first product in this category launched by a sarkari factory. Which company launched it?

Answer: Government Soap Factory of Bangalore.
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Answer: Government Soap Factory of Bangalore.

The association between the Genomal family and X dates back to the 1950s, when Genomal Verhomal ran a textile and garment import and wholesale business, V Lilaram & Co, which, among others things, imported X innerwear to cater to the US military personnel stationed in the Philippines. It wasn’t long before the brand caught the fancy of the locals, prompting X to offer Verhomal a manufacturing and distribution licence in 1959. Identify X and the company owned by Genomal family?
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The association between the Genomal family and X dates back to the 1950s, when Genomal Verhomal ran a textile and garment import and wholesale business, V Lilaram & Co, which, among others things, imported X innerwear to cater to the US military personnel stationed in the Philippines. It wasn’t long before the brand caught the fancy of the locals, prompting X to offer Verhomal a manufacturing and distribution licence in 1959. Identify X and the company owned by Genomal family?

Answer: X-Jockey & Page Industries.
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Answer: X-Jockey & Page Industries.

The founder dreamed of opening the best toy shop in the world. In 1760, he did, cramming 'Noah's Ark' with every kind of toy, from rag dolls to tin soldiers. The retailer is World’s oldest and largest toy shop. Identify the brand? (Picture: Reuters)
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The founder dreamed of opening the best toy shop in the world. In 1760, he did, cramming 'Noah's Ark' with every kind of toy, from rag dolls to tin soldiers. The retailer is World’s oldest and largest toy shop. Identify the brand? (Picture: Reuters)

Answer: Hamleys. (Picture: Reuters)
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Answer: Hamleys. (Picture: Reuters)

First Published on Mar 9, 2018 01:32 pm
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