Sunday, December 29, 2013
This legendary Japanese businessman/innovator "invented" something that is a worlwide phenomenon...his aim though was simple to make Japan self sufficient in terms of food post the war. Who is he? What did he invent? Where will you find this statue? Answer anyone and you have cracked it!
Answer: Momofuku Ando the founder of Nissin noodles and inventor of Instant noodles, that we all love!
Friday, December 27, 2013
Something very recent...give me the connect of these images to a company which is in news in Indian media recently...
Answer: Yes this is Rafalle Dassault, HAL did a 10 billion dollar deal with them to supply the nextt gen fighters for Indian Air Force, the guy in image is the founder Mr. Marcel Dassault
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
This technology has survived more than 100 years of technical, political and commercial problems...Connect these pieces together to tell me what technology/machine am I talking about?
Answer: Zepellin! The needle at the top of Empire State building was used to anshor it, Goodyear still uses it for advertising, and last image is of Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Saturday, December 21, 2013
70s was era of Muscle car...but this car was a far more "muscular" car then others because of one innovation that was built into it which is very common place now a days....tell me which first did this car achieve? and whats the car name?
Answer: Its Chevrolet Cosworth Vega which was the first to use a "computer" in a car in form of Electic Control Unit.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Yes...thats the world we live in... tell me whats this two decade old Japanese "Innovation"...its selling like hotcakes in many versions and is now a big part of popular culture...and you can get an app for it as well!
Answer: Its a digital pet called Tamagotchi invented by Japaneese company that goes by the same name...its just like pets you need to feed it clean it...if you dont it dies or goes beserk!
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I bet you are eagerly awaiting for some sneak peek into this year's corporate crucible...Ahmedabad was second town in this year's line-up...
Here is the blow by blow account...so read on!
There were about 70 teams in the prelims, with twenty questions being asked...
Q1: Which fictional character in british classics is commonly used to describe people who lend money at very high interest rates...
Q2: What is the term used for short term reversal in candle stick pattern in stock market?
A: Hook reversal
Q3: Which management guru has written the book "The Leader in Me: How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child At a Time (2008)"?
A: Stephen Covey
Q4: Who was the person behind the adcampaign "Only vimal"
Frank SemoiseQ5: Question on a Fedex ad campaign
Q6: What are Potels in USA?
A: Motels ran by Patels
Q7: Who said "Where are all the leaders gone?"
A: Lee Iaccoca
Q8: Born in 1974 which US entrepreneur built the first railway line between Newyork and Chicago?
Q9: Which airlines punchline is "On the wings of Dragon wings"
A: Druk Air (The Bhutanese airline)
Q10: Ad campaign 23 prints in 23 seconds
Q11: Which company launched a smartphone in 1992 named SIMON that had PDA, Fax etc in it?
Q12: Sudhir Valia has JV called Telewings with which telecom company?
Q13: Which US university is named after a British viceroy from Madras?
Q14: Which business group acquired Firtsource BPO from ICICI for 400 crores ?
A: RP Goenka group
Q15: Who wrote Toyota Production system?
A: TakasiQ16: What does LIG stands for in TTK-LIG
A: London International Group
Q17: Which publisher merged with Penguin books?
A: Random house
Q18: Which coffee chain was started by Amit Judge?
Q19: Which West Bengal city was named after a steel plant IISCO ?
Q20: She is a key person in a media conglomerate...identify the company
A: Anne Sweney of Disney
6 Teams to qualify were: Bharti Airtel, Triton Consulting, Thermax, Petronet LNG,Endeavor, Indusa tech, Petronet LNG
Following are the question from final roundRound 1: Think global
Q1: Which popular contest has "The mustard yellow belt" as prize?
A: Hotdog eating competition
Q2: In UK Banker renamed the word broker to which other work in 1986?
A: Market maker/Jobber
Q3: This company was founded in the same city as florence nightangle, contains the name of partner from the previous failed partnership
A: Elizabeth Arden
Q4: This company built the first transatlantic telegraph line but eventually in 1980s switched their business to something else, which company?
A: Western Union
Q5: Which person was expelled from Harvard for pot smoking and other charges?
A: William Herst
Q6: Which beverage company founder started the football tournament between Uruguay and Argentina?
Round 2: Image round
Round3: Tata world
Q2: Which company acquired the British salt company?
A: Tata Chem
Q3: What is the footwear brand of tata group in JV with Japanese company
Q4: Which F1 team is supported by Tata communication?
Round 4: Connect (Think cryptic)
Ben and Jerry
Round 5:Think rapid clue round
A: State Bank of Mysore
2 This french bank has Eugene Schnieder as first chairman
A: Societe generale3: Its first product was Prithvi missileA: Bharat Dynamics
The team Endeavor was leading till 4th round but in fifth round they committed suicide and came last...!Triton clinched the title and Thermax stood as runner-up after tie breaker for second spot.