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Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #53: Test your knowledge

Take a shot at the Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz. Check how many you get right.

Avinash Mudaliar @moneycontrolcom
Anubhav Chatterjee
Q1. The company initiated operations back in 1973, in Shahdra, a small township in Lahore. Established with one small unit that produced oil-based paints, the company had a starting workforce of only 10 people. Identify the company. (Image: Pixabay)
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Q1. The company initiated operations back in 1973, in Shahdra, a small township in Lahore. Established with one small unit that produced oil-based paints, the company had a starting workforce of only 10 people. Identify the company. (Image: Pixabay)

Answer: Brighto Paints (Image: Facebook page)
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Answer: Brighto Paints (Image: Facebook page)

Q2. This Japanese Billionaire known as Hiroshi Mikitani worked at the Industrial Bank of Japan. He owns the Japan’s largest e-commerce company. The company is often known as Amazon of Japan. Identify the company.
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Q2. This Japanese Billionaire known as Hiroshi Mikitani worked at the Industrial Bank of Japan. He owns the Japan’s largest e-commerce company. The company is often known as Amazon of Japan. Identify the company.

Answer: Rakuten
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Answer: Rakuten

Q3. This food delivery company was founded by Niklas Östberg, Kolja Hebenstreit, Markus Fuhrmann and Lukasz Gadowski in May 2011. The company operates in over 40 countries and partners with 150,000+ restaurants. What is the name of the company?
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Q3. This food delivery company was founded by Niklas Östberg, Kolja Hebenstreit, Markus Fuhrmann and Lukasz Gadowski in May 2011. The company operates in over 40 countries and partners with 150,000+ restaurants. What is the name of the company?

Answer: Delivery Hero (Image: Reuters)
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Answer: Delivery Hero (Image: Reuters)

Q4. Founded by Tony Liu and Lindsey Schuyler, this Instagram account, is both loved and feared for its cheeky takedowns of designers who rip off other people’s concepts. They launched the company in 2014, while working at the small apparel company Eugenia Kim. Identify the company
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Q4. Founded by Tony Liu and Lindsey Schuyler, this Instagram account, is both loved and feared for its cheeky takedowns of designers who rip off other people’s concepts. They launched the company in 2014, while working at the small apparel company Eugenia Kim. Identify the company

Answer: Diet Prada (Image: Website)
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Answer: Diet Prada (Image: Website)

Q5. Founded in January 2015 by four alumni of the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Amarendra Sahu, Jitendra Jagadev, Smruti Ranjan Parida and Deepak Dhar had zeroed in on an online marketplace for shared home rentals for singles. The startup converts unfurnished houses into fully-furnished and managed apartments, and provide them at affordable prices to preverified tenants. The four engineers plan to create a nationwide chain of quality rental homes that fulfil some standard expectations. What is the name of the startup? (Image: Pixabay)
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Q5. Founded in January 2015 by four alumni of the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Amarendra Sahu, Jitendra Jagadev, Smruti Ranjan Parida and Deepak Dhar had zeroed in on an online marketplace for shared home rentals for singles. The startup converts unfurnished houses into fully-furnished and managed apartments, and provide them at affordable prices to preverified tenants. The four engineers plan to create a nationwide chain of quality rental homes that fulfil some standard expectations. What is the name of the startup? (Image: Pixabay)

Answer: NestAway (Image: Facebook)
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Answer: NestAway (Image: Facebook)

Q6. The name Roewe originates from SAIC's failure to acquire the Rover brand name.Composed of the Chinese characters Róng and wēi, which roughly mean "glorious power", the name is a transliteration of Rover, although SAIC has stated that it is derived from Löwe, the German word for lion. What is the name of the company?
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Q6. The name Roewe originates from SAIC's failure to acquire the Rover brand name.Composed of the Chinese characters Róng and wēi, which roughly mean "glorious power", the name is a transliteration of Rover, although SAIC has stated that it is derived from Löwe, the German word for lion. What is the name of the company?

Answer: Roewe (Image: Website)
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Answer: Roewe (Image: Website)

Q7. Which social networking giant has built a tool called Getafix that automatically finds fixes for bugs and offers them to engineers to approve? (Image: Reuters)
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Q7. Which social networking giant has built a tool called Getafix that automatically finds fixes for bugs and offers them to engineers to approve? (Image: Reuters)

Answer: Facebook (Image: Reuters)
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Answer: Facebook (Image: Reuters)

Q8. The company was primarily set up as an initiative to remedy the lack of good quality printing of illustrations in Calcutta in spite of the existence of advanced printing presses in the early 1890s. While in business, it was notable for internationally pioneering work in halftone process work. Identify the now defunct company which had published magazines like Tuntunir Boi, Sandesh? (Image: Reuters)
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Q8. The company was primarily set up as an initiative to remedy the lack of good quality printing of illustrations in Calcutta in spite of the existence of advanced printing presses in the early 1890s. While in business, it was notable for internationally pioneering work in halftone process work. Identify the now defunct company which had published magazines like Tuntunir Boi, Sandesh? (Image: Reuters)

Answer: U. Ray and Sons. (Image: Reuters)
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Answer: U. Ray and Sons. (Image: Reuters)

Q9. Established in Madras in 1876, the B and C Mills had the reputation of producing quality textiles with a ready market throughout the country. It was one of the main suppliers of cloth to the defence services. It was Asia's largest composite textile mill. Identify the company which has now become defunct. (Image: Reuters)
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Q9. Established in Madras in 1876, the B and C Mills had the reputation of producing quality textiles with a ready market throughout the country. It was one of the main suppliers of cloth to the defence services. It was Asia's largest composite textile mill. Identify the company which has now become defunct. (Image: Reuters)

Answer: Buckingham & Carnatic Mills
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Answer: Buckingham & Carnatic Mills

Q10. Name this defunct airline
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Q10. Name this defunct airline

Answer: Paramount Airlines (Image: Reuters)
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Answer: Paramount Airlines (Image: Reuters)

Q11. There are ATMs whose hardware and the lease of the ATM machine is owned by a service provider but cash management and connectivity to banking networks is provided by a sponsor bank whose brand is used on the ATM. What are these called? (Image: Reuters)
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Q11. There are ATMs whose hardware and the lease of the ATM machine is owned by a service provider but cash management and connectivity to banking networks is provided by a sponsor bank whose brand is used on the ATM. What are these called? (Image: Reuters)

Answer: Brown ATM (Image: Pixabay)
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Answer: Brown ATM (Image: Pixabay)

Q12. Shashi Gopal founded this company in 1989 with his wife Kalpana and brother-in-law Madhav Das. The three launched the company with their life savings, which was around Rs 6 lakh. In the early 1990s, the company gained a reputation for signing young artists like Daler Mehndi, Baba Sehgal and Alisha Chinai. Singer Adnan Sami became their most successful artist. Identify this company. (Image: Pixabay)
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Q12. Shashi Gopal founded this company in 1989 with his wife Kalpana and brother-in-law Madhav Das. The three launched the company with their life savings, which was around Rs 6 lakh. In the early 1990s, the company gained a reputation for signing young artists like Daler Mehndi, Baba Sehgal and Alisha Chinai. Singer Adnan Sami became their most successful artist. Identify this company. (Image: Pixabay)

Answer: Magnasound
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Answer: Magnasound

Q13. It was set up in 1972 to operate the Kolar Gold Mines taken over by the Central government from the Government of Mysore. It was primarily engaged in gold mining from its captive mines in the Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) located mainly in Karnataka but partly also in Andhra Pradesh. Until the time of its closure, BGML was the only world-class gold mining operation in India. What is the name of the company? (Image: Reuters)
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Q13. It was set up in 1972 to operate the Kolar Gold Mines taken over by the Central government from the Government of Mysore. It was primarily engaged in gold mining from its captive mines in the Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) located mainly in Karnataka but partly also in Andhra Pradesh. Until the time of its closure, BGML was the only world-class gold mining operation in India. What is the name of the company? (Image: Reuters)

Answer: Bharat Gold Mine (Image: Reuters)
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Answer: Bharat Gold Mine (Image: Reuters)

Q14. It was the world's first antibacterial soap, manufactured by Henkel Corporation. It was developed by chemists from Armour and Company, a meat-packing company, and introduced in the Chicago market in 1948.The product was named so because it promised "round-the-clock" protection against the odor caused by perspiration. Identify the brand (Image: Pixabay)
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Q14. It was the world's first antibacterial soap, manufactured by Henkel Corporation. It was developed by chemists from Armour and Company, a meat-packing company, and introduced in the Chicago market in 1948.The product was named so because it promised "round-the-clock" protection against the odor caused by perspiration. Identify the brand (Image: Pixabay)

Answer: Dial (Image: Facebook)
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Answer: Dial (Image: Facebook)

Q15. The word is derived from Dutch word meaning circulation of money.It is a payment transfer from one bank account to another bank account and instigated by the payer, not the payee. What is it called? (Image: Pixlr)
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Q15. The word is derived from Dutch word meaning circulation of money.It is a payment transfer from one bank account to another bank account and instigated by the payer, not the payee. What is it called? (Image: Pixlr)

Answer: Giro Transfer (Image: Moneycontrol)
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Answer: Giro Transfer (Image: Moneycontrol)

Q16. Identify the facility from Govt of India?
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Q16. Identify the facility from Govt of India?

Answer: Bharat Bill Payment (Image: Website)
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Answer: Bharat Bill Payment (Image: Website)

 Q17. Susanna Dinnage, a senior executive at media organisation Discovery, has been appointed chief executive of which organisation?
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Q17. Susanna Dinnage, a senior executive at media organisation Discovery, has been appointed chief executive of which organisation?

Answer: English Premier League (Image: Reuters)
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Answer: English Premier League (Image: Reuters)

Q18. It was the news and information page that appeared in most regular monthly comic books from Marvel Comics. In various incarnations since its inception in 1965 until its demise in 2001, it included items such as previews of upcoming Marvel publications news about and profiles of Marvel staff members, occasional references to real-world trends and events, and perhaps most famously, "Stan's Soapbox" a monthly column written by Stan Lee. What was it called? (Image: Reuters)
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Q18. It was the news and information page that appeared in most regular monthly comic books from Marvel Comics. In various incarnations since its inception in 1965 until its demise in 2001, it included items such as previews of upcoming Marvel publications news about and profiles of Marvel staff members, occasional references to real-world trends and events, and perhaps most famously, "Stan's Soapbox" a monthly column written by Stan Lee. What was it called? (Image: Reuters)

Answer: Bullpen Bulletins (Image: Reuters)
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Answer: Bullpen Bulletins (Image: Reuters)

Q19. Who is he and what did he design?
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Q19. Who is he and what did he design?

Answer: Rob Janoff. He designed the Apple logo.
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Answer: Rob Janoff. He designed the Apple logo.

Q20. San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur Paul Terrell opens this shop as one of the world’s first computer stores and the first to sell an Apple computer. At the time Steve Jobs was planning to sell bare circuit boards for $40,but Terrell told him that he would be interested in the machine only if it came fully assembled, and promised to order 50 of the machines and pay $500.00 each on delivery. Identify the store. (Image: Reuters)
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Q20. San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur Paul Terrell opens this shop as one of the world’s first computer stores and the first to sell an Apple computer. At the time Steve Jobs was planning to sell bare circuit boards for $40,but Terrell told him that he would be interested in the machine only if it came fully assembled, and promised to order 50 of the machines and pay $500.00 each on delivery. Identify the store. (Image: Reuters)

Answer: The Byte Shop
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Answer: The Byte Shop

First Published on Nov 23, 2018 05:56 pm
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