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Bizdom - January

Dear All,
With an endeavour to come out with more business quizzes and content related to business/brand trivia, we present the first bizdom quiz of the year 2009.

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The answers to this quiz will be published on 22nd jan 2009.

Q.1.Late in the year 1669 when the East India Company acquired Mumbai, Gerald Aungier became the Governor of the City and is considered the founder of this organization. At the point of inception it was called Bhandari Militia .

Q.2. It was Abram Games - famous for creating the logo for The Festival of Britain - who created the first identity for this company known as Bat's Wings.

Q.3. 1897 : First _________________in India... Mr Foster of M/s Crompton Greaves Company, Mumbai.Fill in the blanks

Q.4. Women were first carefully chosen and selected from auditions. Then, they undergo a thorough and strict training before officially becoming _____. _______ were required to be able to identify 143 brands of liquor and know how to garnish 20 cocktail variations. Dating or mingling with customers was strictly forbidden. Customers were also not allowed to touch the _______,fill the blanks

Q.5. Incorporated in 1978, this Indian company was engaged in manufacture of Synthetic Yarn Manufacturing Machines in technical collaboration with ARCT, France. In 1978, it became a public limited company and diversified into processing synthetic yarn.the present focus of this company is in automobile sector.

Q.6. The Company was formerly called CGNU, and was created by a merger of Norwich Union and CGU plc (itself created by the 1998 merger of Commercial Union and General Accident in 2000. The present name was adopted in July 2002.

Q.7. He says that his interest in economics began with Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels, in which the social scientists of the future use "psychohistory" to attempt to save civilization. As psychohistory does not currently exist, he turned to economics, which he considered the next best thing .

Q.8.This Kanpur born English cricketer's first job was as a sales representative for ICI and his first senior cricket was with the Tunbridge Wells club and with Kent's second XI. In 1967 he broke the Kentish Leagues' Bat and Trap record for most consecutive strikes between the white posts - 13 in one game.Who

Q.9.This Indian entity is a result of a chartered accountant named Ashok Kumar Bansal when he decided that he had enough of making other people rich and thus he set out to search for doing business in 1990s under the term export items.At that time the license raj limited choices considerably - he discovered two: one was liquid mosquito repellent and the other was the product with which he made the product or the Entity.

Q.10. Which application for CTM(Community Trade Mark) license by the BCCI has put itself in trouble over infringement issues.

Q.11.Which Indian businessman once weighed 115kgs, but upon being ridiculed for his weight in a boardroom meeting, he lost weight and is now a self-proclaimed fitness freak.

Q.12. In 1979 he initiated the Zero Defects program at the Martin Company Orlando, Florida plant. As the quality control manager of the Pershing missile program, and was credited with a 25 percent reduction in the overall rejection rate and a 30 percent reduction in scrap costs. In 1979 he published his first business book, Quality Is Free .

Q.13. What was invented by a Croatian Josip Belušić in 1888, and was originally called a velocimeter.

Q.14. The first logo of which company

Q.15. All Stressed-up… And No Place To Go”
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Q.17. Identify this classical economist.

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Q.19. Identify the logo

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Q.22. Identify the advertiser (Old memories of our blog)

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