Sunday, December 11, 2011

Answers to Strategist Quiz 231

For the quizzing enthusiasts looking to complete the last few questions of their weekly dose in Business Standard Strategist Quiz 231. Provide your own answers, if you have different ones or those that I could not provide, in the comments below :
  1. With whom will the brands Palette and Mr Wagon compete? 
  2. The name of this company in its native country means “below the pine tree.” It changed its ticker a few years ago on the NYSE from MC to ____? Identify the company. 
  3. This company was founded by a 25-year-old engineer as a gear wheel factory. The Herring bone gear that was manufactured by it became so successful that the founder made the design the company’s trademark which is its logo even today. Name the company and its founder. 
  4. Which company has a unique employment initiative to drive away Monday morning blues called “Thank God its Monday”? 
  5. Wasted heat generated by servers in data centers is beginning to be distributed to neighbouring homes and commercial buildings. What name has been given to this novel recycling method? 
  6. Name the world’s first alcohol-free whisky-flavored beverage that has been halal certified which signifies that the substance is permissible under Islamic law. 
  7. During the 1890s a poster artist met the founders of this company with a cartoon for a German beer showing a large Bavarian raising his beer mug, he was asked to adapt the image for their company’s mascot. Name the brand and its mascot which is still popular around the world. 
  8. What are Smilers? 
  9. What is common to Curiosity, Opportunity, Spirit and Sojourner? 
  10. Identify both the brands from their logos and establish their recent connection.
Answers :
  1.   Toyota Innova and Tata Nano
  2.  Matsushita Seiko
  3.  Citro├źn
  4.  iGate
  5.  Data Furnace
  6.  Arkay
  7.  Might be Augustiner Helles. Kindly research
  9.  Mars Rovers
  10. Titan(1) bought Favre Leuba(2)

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