Connect 5 Answer- Theme

December 28, 2009

The theme is about tiger wood controversy and the sponsors which dropped him due to the bad image…

image one is twlc tiger wood learning center the official website(blog) of tiger woods

image two is of accenture formerly know as arthur anderson and tiger woods has been an ambassador of the same

image three is of rahul dravid who endorsed Gillette along with tiger woods and also featured in an ad together with rahul dravid

both gillette and accenture dropped tiger woods due to his recent controversy

Business Quiz 5 Answers

December 28, 2009
  1. An agency called UIADI will be completing its high profile project which gained massive media attention on Feb 2011. What is this famous project? The Unique ID project chaired by Nandan Nilekani
  2. Which famous company acquired NDTV imagine recently from NDTV networks PLC. It was a 126.5 million dollar deal with 92% stake for the acquirer. Time Warner
  3. Air India is run by a state owned body which was widely in the news when CIAL – Cochin Intl Airport LTD regarding the money that they were overdue. NACIL
  4. Dogfooding is a common practice in companies like Google. They used it extensively when they launched Android. What is this common practice of Dogfooding? The employees first trying out the product
  5. Few Retailers are known as B2L retailers! What is B2L Business to Luxury
  6. Mumbai based Loop Telecom was formerly called X. During the 90’s this was one of the telecom names which was in business.. name X BPL Mobile
  7. Name the CHENNAI based pharma company which recently sold its injectible pharma business to US based drug maker Hespna for 400 milliom. The share prices of this pharma company came down by 10 % on the date of the sale name the company? Orchid Pharma
  8. Name the famous Australian based guide book that BBC Worldwide and BBC magazine are gonna launch in India in 2010. BBC at present controls 75% stake in the business. Lonely Planet
  9. Name the Bangalore based electric scooter manufacturing company who is planning to export app 8000-10000 units to US and other European countries in 2010. EKO
  10. European Union has formally ended the ANTI TRUST case on Microsoft. What was the famous verdict of the case? Microsoft has to offer a bundle of other browsers like Firefox, Opera, Chrome when they are selling the OS alongside IE the buyer has the right to choose
  11. Which famous Indian group became the first Indian Conglomerate ever to be able to build aircraft. They alongside with Kotak P/E have bought 75 % stake in Gippsland Aeronautics Pty LTD and hs obtained the ability to build aircrafts. Name the group? Mahidra and Mahindra
  12. Name the famous person who was voted as the Indias largest news maker for the seventh month in a row with approximately 800 apperances in press articles this month? Pranab Mukherjeee
  13. Which famous foreign bank for the 3rd year in a row has been the top holder of Indian stocks or in short the highest FII investor. HSBC came second following this bank. Name the famous bank? Deutsche Bank
  14. Vitingo is a micro Nutrient deink which is available in India – 10 gms at 2.50 Rs Name the famous company which launched Vitingo with a campaign called Jalsa- Coca Cola
  15. Micheal Schumaker the 40 year old champ is coming back to F1 racing next year. Mame the team he is gonna race for – It was 46 cr deal. Mercedes he will be part of their F1 team ( it’s a 3 year deal )

Connect Theme – Question 5

December 24, 2009

Business Quiz Week 5

December 24, 2009
  1. An agency called UIADI will be completing its high profile project which gained massive media attention on Feb 2011. What is this famous project?
  2. Which famous company acquired NDTV imagine recently from NDTV networks PLC. It was a 126.5 million dollar deal with 92% stake for the acquirer.
  3. Air India is run by a state owned body which was widely in the news when CIAL – Cochin Intl Airport LTD regarding the money that they were overdue.
  4. Dogfooding is a common practice in companies like Google. They used it extensively when they launched Android. What is this common practice of Dogfooding?
  5. Few Retailers are known as B2L retailers! What is B2L
  6. Mumbai based Loop Telecom was formerly called X. During the 90’s this was one of the telecom names which was in business.. name X
  7. Name the CHENNAI based pharma company which recently sold its injectible pharma business to US based drug maker Hespna for 400 milliom. The share prices of this pharma company came down by 10 % on the date of the sale name the company?
  8. Name the famous Australian based guide book that BBC Worldwide and BBC magazine are gonna launch in India in 2010. BBC at present controls 75% stake in the business.
  9. Name the Bangalore based electric scooter manufacturing company who is planning to export app 8000-10000 units to US and other European countries in 2010.
  10. European Union has formally ended the ANTI TRUST case on Microsoft. What was the famous verdict of the case?
  11. Which famous Indian group became the first Indian Conglomerate ever to be able to build aircraft. They alongside with Kotak P/E have bought 75 % stake in Gippsland Aeronautics Pty LTD and hs obtained the ability to build aircrafts. Name the group?
  12. Name the famous person who was voted as the Indias largest news maker for the seventh month in a row with approximately 800 apperances in press articles this month?
  13. Which famous foreign bank for the 3rd year in a row has been the top holder of Indian stocks or in short the highest FII investor. HSBC came second following this bank. Name the famous bank?
  14. Vitingo is a micro Nutrient deink which is available in India – 10 gms at 2.50 Rs Name the famous company which launched Vitingo with a campaign called Jalsa
  15. Micheal Schumaker the 40 year old champ is coming back to F1 racing next year. Mame the team he is gonna race for – It was 46 cr deal.

Connect Question 4 Answer

December 11, 2009
The answer is : Copenhagen climate change summit 2009.
The first pic is the Logo/Theme of this summit.
The second pic is the national flag of Denmark
The third pic is of Mr Jayaram Ramesh, who was supposed to attend the summit
The last pic is the map of countries which signed the Kyoto Protocol. (Green : Signed, Red: Not signed)

Business Quiz 4 Answers

December 11, 2009
  1. The International Olympic Committee  announced that X a sport will be made an Olympic medal sport in the year 2016. Immediately China’s Olympic committee has announced that it will strive to create 20 million recreation sportsmen of this sport by the end of 2020. US has 26 million sportsmen of this sport. What sport is it? GOLF
  2. Comcast has struck a deal to buy a large stake in NBC Universal which is considered as one of the biggest media deal. Jeff Zucker CEO of NBC will head the new JV. Name the famous group from which Comcast bought the stake of NBC.. GE
  3. China’s SAIC Motor Corp will be entering India partnering with which famous automaker? This will be the 1st foreign JV by a Chinese company in India.  ANSWER : General Motors
  4. Recently X’s shares grew up by 16% in a day as X which is the second largest private yard in the country bid for the country’s largest offshore oilservices company – Great Offshore LTD. Name X Bharati Shipyard LTD
  5. Prozone Liberty International is a real estate developer of shopping malls and retail outlets. Prozone is a JV between London based Liberty International Plc and X. X is a retailer turned developer who has its own merchandise. Name X. They are coming back into active business this 2010. pROVOGUE
  6. Name the famous company X that acquired LALA MEDIA INC recently.  X’s online music store was facing stiff competition from LALA, PANDORA and SPOTIFY. Hence in order to face comp the company X bought LALA. APPLE
  7. A famous initiative called RASOI GHAR was launched by a company with the assistance of the Govt. Rasoi Ghars are community kitchens where the rural masses are allowed to cook on gas stoves for a charge of Rs. 3 for every half an hour(cuz having yur own gas is a costly proposition). Name the company which launched this very famous and successful rural initiative. HPCL
  8. Name the seven seater minivan which is gonna be launched by Maruti, it will be priced at 6-7 lakhs and will replace the model Versa which failed to create any mkt despite roping in the Bachans. It will be competing with Xylo and Innova. Name the model Eco
  9. Name the famous Indian group which entered a JV with Boston Based Coffee Chain Au Bon Pain (80:20 stake for the group) with a view to start stand alone coffee outlets. It plans to start with 6 outlets in Bangalore. Name the group RPG
  10. News Corp recently announced that it will partner Microsoft in order to end the dominance of which company in Online news. As a part of the plan news feed will be provided thro the search engine BING or Microsoft. Google News
  11. Last Month a company partnered with facebook in order to create an application called Brandlift which will help the companies measure the effectiveness of Facebook advertising. Name the company Nielson
  12. Deepakh Parekh was the head of India’s largest mortgage lender – HDFC for 31 years. On Jan 1st 2010 he will step down. Name the person who will be replacing him. He is currently the Vice Chairman of HDFC Keki Mistry
  13. IDEA cellular in Oct picked a sponsorship deal with Delhi Daredevils for the IPL season 3. They mite end the contract they had with another IPL team which they got for 2 $ million – 3$ million a year. Which was the IPL team they 1st sponsored?Mumbai Indians(i know that was easy :P)
  14. Chicago based company Turtle Wax entered India last month. What do these guys sell? It seems their product thrives in countries where the auto industry is flourishing!!!Car care Products, wax policy
  15. Name the company which recemtly announced that it is paying back $45 billion dollars to the US govt. The money was received as a federal bailout fund for the company as a part of the TARP( Trouble Asset Relief Program) initiative of the US govt. Bank Of America
  16. CSIR – Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has partnerd with a famous IT giant in making a gene map for Mycobacterium Tuberclosis the one which causes TB. This is a Open source drug Discovery project. Name the company which partnered with CSIR. Infosys

Connect question 4 – Find the theme

December 9, 2009

Business Quiz Week 4

December 9, 2009
  1. The International Olympic Committee  announced that X a sport will be made an Olympic medal sport in the year 2016. Immediately China’s Olympic committee has announced that it will strive to create 20 million recreation sportsmen of this sport by the end of 2020. US has 26 million sportsmen of this sport. What sport is it?
  2. Comcast has struck a deal to buy a large stake in NBC Universal which is considered as one of the biggest media deal. Jeff Zucker CEO of NBC will head the new JV. Name the famous group from which Comcast bought the stake of NBC..
  3. China’s SAIC Motor Corp will be entering India partnering with which famous automaker? This will be the 1st foreign JV by a Chinese company in India.
  4. Recently X’s shares grew up by 16% in a day as X which is the second largest private yard in the country bid for the country’s largest offshore oilservices company – Great Offshore LTD. Name X
  5. Prozone Liberty International is a real estate developer of shopping malls and retail outlets. Prozone is a JV between London based Liberty International Plc and X. X is a retailer turned developer who has its own merchandise. Name X. They are coming back into active business this 2010.
  6. Name the famous company X that acquired LALA MEDIA INC recently.  X’s online music store was facing stiff competition from LALA, PANDORA and SPOTIFY. Hence in order to face comp the company X bought LALA.
  7. A famous initiative called RASOI GHAR was launched by a company with the assistance of the Govt. Rasoi Ghars are community kitchens where the rural masses are allowed to cook on gas stoves for a charge of Rs. 3 for every half an hour(cuz having yur own gas is a costly proposition). Name the company which launched this very famous and successful rural initiative.
  8. Name the seven seater minivan which is gonna be launched by Maruti, it will be priced at 6-7 lakhs and will replace the model Versa which failed to create any mkt despite roping in the Bachans. It will be competing with Xylo and Innova. Name the model
  9. Name the famous Indian group which entered a JV with Boston Based Coffee Chain Au Bon Pain (80:20 stake for the group) with a view to start stand alone coffee outlets. It plans to start with 6 outlets in Bangalore. Name the group
  10. News Corp recently announced that it will partner Microsoft in order to end the dominance of which company in Online news. As a part of the plan news feed will be provided thro the search engine BING or Microsoft.
  11. Last Month a company partnered with facebook in order to create an application called Brandlift which will help the companies measure the effectiveness of Facebook advertising. Name the company
  12. Deepakh Parekh was the head of India’s largest mortgage lender – HDFC for 31 years. On Jan 1st 2010 he will step down. Name the person who will be replacing him. He is currently the Vice Chairman of HDFC
  13. IDEA cellular in Oct picked a sponsorship deal with Delhi Daredevils for the IPL season 3. They mite end the contract they had with another IPL team which they got for 2 $ million – 3$ million a year. Which was the IPL team they 1st sponsored?
  14. Chicago based company Turtle Wax entered India last month. What do these guys sell? It seems their product thrives in countries where the auto industry is flourishing!!!
  15. Name the company which recemtly announced that it is paying back $45 billion dollars to the US govt. The money was received as a federal bailout fund for the company as a part of the TARP( Trouble Asset Relief Program) initiative of the US govt.
  16. CSIR – Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has partnerd with a famous IT giant in making a gene map for Mycobacterium Tuberclosis the one which causes TB. This is a Open source drug Discovery project. Name the company which partnered with CSIR.

Connect 3 Answer !

December 3, 2009

The Connect is the perfume DNA fragrance which is gonna be made with the hair particle of Micheal jackson by John Reznikoff a famous hair collector

Picture 1: Beethoven- John Reznikoff made a diamond using his hair in the year 2006 in one of his first attempts to commercialise his hair collection

Picture 2: DNA – To suggest the name of the perfume DNA fragrance

Picture 3: John Reznikoff himself- hair collector – has hairs of Elvis presley, ALBERT EINSTEIN, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, NAPOLEAN BONAPARTE, BEETHOVEN, MJ etc

Picture 4: The legend MJ himself..

BUSINESS QUIZ 3 – ANSWERS

December 3, 2009
  1. Name the cookie brand that General Mills pulled out of the market as of this Monday in order to continue focus on Pillsbury and nature Valley. The cookies were famous for its Birthday in a Box Concept. — DIP TRIX
  2. Peugeot- Citroen is planning to re enter into India by tieing up with Caparo India and launch its series of cars. It has been 11 years since the company left India. Last time they made a JV with X a automaker in India. Name the company with whom Peugeot had a JV and launched the 309 series in India and failed to sell upto expectations– PREMIER AUTOMOBILES(PREMIER PADMINI)
  3. Nook an E book reader which was launched recently is already sold out of stocks due to excessive demand. Name the famous company which owns Nook which was launched to compete with Kindle. BARNES AND NOBLE
  4. Famous Industrialist BK Modi led mobile handset retail chain X will be soon up for sale. It was started 4 years ago with an investment of 200 crores and now its making app 1.5  crore loss every month. Name the famous retail chain which has presence across India- HOTSPOT
  5. A famous magazine in US headed by Scott Flanders has outsourced operations(except editorials) of its magazine to American Media INC which publishes STAR and MENS HEALTH as the company’s revenue has reduced considerably this year. Industry experts say that the 5 year deal will help revive its legacy and revenues. NAme the famous magazine PLAYBOY(sad that there revenues have come down we must save this brand guys!!)
  6. President Mohd. Nasheed and his cabinet ministers of Maldives on October 17 did a unique thing in order to make the world notice the plight of their country which will submerge in water due to greenhouse emissions by 2100. They thrusted the fact that during the Copenhagen summit world leaders must vow to reduce emissions. What did they do? They had the cabinet meeting underwater
  7. What is the American equivalent to France’s Viadeo, Germany’s Xing, China’s Tiang. Bill Gates also has an account in the American equivalent. What is it? Linked In
  8. Mr Lachlan M sold his stake in his fathers company for 27.6 million dollars. His private investment company Ilyria bought 50%stake Daily Mail & General Trust radio operations in Australia. Name the famous company his dad owns(Dad’s name also) News Corp (Lalchan Murdoch)
  9. Name the famous Hyderabad based Pharma company chaired by Mr Ramprasad which has an alliance with Pfizer .This alliance plans to boost the sales of prescription drugs of Pfizer which are losing now to Generic Drugs. Aurobindo Pharma
  10. Mcleod Russell India Ltd a tea producer acquired 75% stake in Olyane Holdings LLC a US firm which has 60 stake in many Rwandan tea estates. Mcleod wants to produce tea from Africa to reduce costs. Other tea producers like BK Birlas Jai Shree Tea and Industries Ltd and Kannan Devan Tea also are planning to go to Africa to cut costs. Name the famous Indian family which owns Mcleod Russell. Khaitan Family
  11. Angela Ahrendtis is the CEO of a British brand which recently launched a social networking site called artofthetrench.com in order to capture the young customers and revive the tradition of its brand. Name the british company which was founded in the year 1856 which she heads. Burberry
  12. Name the famous automobile giant which planned to sell its Swedish brand SAAB automobiles to Koenigsegg Group but later the deal got cancelled as the people from Koenigsegg thought it was a risky investment – GM
  13. Recently X sold shares in Infosys worth Rs 430 crores or 92$million to raise a venture capital fund(named Catamaran) in order to help young and deserving entrepreneurs. Name this famous person. Sudha Murthy(W/O Narayana Murthy)
  14. Wockhardt Ltd recently made a out of court settlement with its Singapore based lender X bank ending their fight over repayment of 44 crore working capital loan taken in 2007 from X. Name X. DBS
  15. Jubilant Foodworks has the sole franchisee right of which fast food outlet in India. It was previously called with the name of its franchisee. (Jubilant now is planning to bring various international food brands to India) DOMINOS
  16. Microsoft recently launched a project called Codeplex. This has been launched in order to reduce the criticism that Microsoft has been facing since the days of Netscape. What is this newsmaking project about?IT IS AN OPEN SOURCE PROJECT

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