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Answers to the Strategist quiz (#488)

Connect an Latin American hardware salesman of the retailer Home Depot in the US and the inflation rate of the Venezuela and what do you arrive at?

Strategist Team  |  New Delhi 

1) The word paradise comes to English from Persian Avestan “pairidaeza” meaning a “Garden in a walled-enclosure”. Carl Linnaeus suffixed this commodity’s scientific name with it. It is considered as a perennial herb, Arabs called it the Tree of paradise, Alexander the Great called it a fig, some in Christianity consider it to be the actual forbidden fruit, for Hindus it is an incarnation of Goddess Laxmi. Approx. 80 plus million tons of it are produced around the world. India is currently the leader. Name it.

The banana fruit. Carl Linnaeus gave it the scientific name Musa paradisiaca


2) This brand’s initial print publication was called the Pineapple and now it is called the ____mag. Name it.

The Airbnb mag

3) Connect an Latin American hardware salesman of the retailer Home Depot in the US and the inflation rate of the Venezuela and what do you arrive at? 

Gustavo Diaz, an employee of Home Depot in Alabama. He runs a website called Dolartoday.com during his lunch hour which sets the benchmark exchange rate used by his compatriots to buy and sell black market dollars. This in turn influences the inflation rate in Venezuela. The Venezuelan central bank twice filed suit against his website unsuccessfully
4) _____ originated in what is now Manchuria around 220 BCE, and is said to have been imported to Japan around 400 CE. It is produced by fermenting tea using a "symbiotic 'colony' of bacteria and yeast" (SCOBY). Recently a brand connected with this was in the news. Fill in the blank and name the brand

Kombucha is predominantly the main ingredient for all the organic bottled drinks manufactured by KeVita which has been acquired by Pepsi for around $200 million

5) Energy to Succeed’ is the baseline of this foreign coaching company that has a base in India to coach students for the IITJEE entrance examinations. Name it. 

South Korean company Etoos

6) While on a voyage to Calcutta as an apprentice sailor during the 1830s, this person whittled out of pine wood a prototype of his invention that is now a world famous product. One of the names for his famous models is Peacemaker. Name him and his invention? 

Samuel Colt. He invented a gun (revolver) that fired multiple times without reloading, its advanced manufacturing created a mass market


7) What has been named after a Persian mythical hero and a former professor of the Indian Institute of Science who also bears the same name and was responsible for it? It means a warrior.

The DRDO Rustom is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance unmanned combat air vehicle being developed by DRDO for the three services

8) This banking payment mechanism goes back to Egypt in the 4th century BC. The term used now for it is common to Dutch, German and Italian. The origin of the word is from the Greek meaning "circle"

A giro transfer, a payment transfer from one bank account to another and instigated by the payer

9) Which brand’s base line reads “Be Different”? 
Premier Ltd’s SUV brand Rio

10) What are these? 

Quiz

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There were no correct entries to No 488. The winner is based on the first correct entry.

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Answers to the Strategist quiz (#488)

Connect an Latin American hardware salesman of the retailer Home Depot in the US and the inflation rate of the Venezuela and what do you arrive at?

Connect an Latin American hardware salesman of the retailer Home Depot in the US and the inflation rate of the Venezuela and what do you arrive at?
1) The word paradise comes to English from Persian Avestan “pairidaeza” meaning a “Garden in a walled-enclosure”. Carl Linnaeus suffixed this commodity’s scientific name with it. It is considered as a perennial herb, Arabs called it the Tree of paradise, Alexander the Great called it a fig, some in Christianity consider it to be the actual forbidden fruit, for Hindus it is an incarnation of Goddess Laxmi. Approx. 80 plus million tons of it are produced around the world. India is currently the leader. Name it.

The banana fruit. Carl Linnaeus gave it the scientific name Musa paradisiaca

2) This brand’s initial print publication was called the Pineapple and now it is called the ____mag. Name it.

The Airbnb mag

3) Connect an Latin American hardware salesman of the retailer Home Depot in the US and the inflation rate of the Venezuela and what do you arrive at? 

Gustavo Diaz, an employee of Home Depot in Alabama. He runs a website called Dolartoday.com during his lunch hour which sets the benchmark exchange rate used by his compatriots to buy and sell black market dollars. This in turn influences the inflation rate in Venezuela. The Venezuelan central bank twice filed suit against his website unsuccessfully
4) _____ originated in what is now Manchuria around 220 BCE, and is said to have been imported to Japan around 400 CE. It is produced by fermenting tea using a "symbiotic 'colony' of bacteria and yeast" (SCOBY). Recently a brand connected with this was in the news. Fill in the blank and name the brand

Kombucha is predominantly the main ingredient for all the organic bottled drinks manufactured by KeVita which has been acquired by Pepsi for around $200 million

5) Energy to Succeed’ is the baseline of this foreign coaching company that has a base in India to coach students for the IITJEE entrance examinations. Name it. 

South Korean company Etoos

6) While on a voyage to Calcutta as an apprentice sailor during the 1830s, this person whittled out of pine wood a prototype of his invention that is now a world famous product. One of the names for his famous models is Peacemaker. Name him and his invention? 

Samuel Colt. He invented a gun (revolver) that fired multiple times without reloading, its advanced manufacturing created a mass market


7) What has been named after a Persian mythical hero and a former professor of the Indian Institute of Science who also bears the same name and was responsible for it? It means a warrior.

The DRDO Rustom is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance unmanned combat air vehicle being developed by DRDO for the three services

8) This banking payment mechanism goes back to Egypt in the 4th century BC. The term used now for it is common to Dutch, German and Italian. The origin of the word is from the Greek meaning "circle"

A giro transfer, a payment transfer from one bank account to another and instigated by the payer

9) Which brand’s base line reads “Be Different”? 
Premier Ltd’s SUV brand Rio

10) What are these? 

Quiz










Bossbots. Hugo Boss is guiding consumers through attire for all of their events this holiday season with help from two style-savvy robots
There were no correct entries to No 488. The winner is based on the first correct entry.
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Answers to the Strategist quiz (#488)

Connect an Latin American hardware salesman of the retailer Home Depot in the US and the inflation rate of the Venezuela and what do you arrive at?

1) The word paradise comes to English from Persian Avestan “pairidaeza” meaning a “Garden in a walled-enclosure”. Carl Linnaeus suffixed this commodity’s scientific name with it. It is considered as a perennial herb, Arabs called it the Tree of paradise, Alexander the Great called it a fig, some in Christianity consider it to be the actual forbidden fruit, for Hindus it is an incarnation of Goddess Laxmi. Approx. 80 plus million tons of it are produced around the world. India is currently the leader. Name it.

The banana fruit. Carl Linnaeus gave it the scientific name Musa paradisiaca

2) This brand’s initial print publication was called the Pineapple and now it is called the ____mag. Name it.

The Airbnb mag

3) Connect an Latin American hardware salesman of the retailer Home Depot in the US and the inflation rate of the Venezuela and what do you arrive at? 

Gustavo Diaz, an employee of Home Depot in Alabama. He runs a website called Dolartoday.com during his lunch hour which sets the benchmark exchange rate used by his compatriots to buy and sell black market dollars. This in turn influences the inflation rate in Venezuela. The Venezuelan central bank twice filed suit against his website unsuccessfully
4) _____ originated in what is now Manchuria around 220 BCE, and is said to have been imported to Japan around 400 CE. It is produced by fermenting tea using a "symbiotic 'colony' of bacteria and yeast" (SCOBY). Recently a brand connected with this was in the news. Fill in the blank and name the brand

Kombucha is predominantly the main ingredient for all the organic bottled drinks manufactured by KeVita which has been acquired by Pepsi for around $200 million

5) Energy to Succeed’ is the baseline of this foreign coaching company that has a base in India to coach students for the IITJEE entrance examinations. Name it. 

South Korean company Etoos

6) While on a voyage to Calcutta as an apprentice sailor during the 1830s, this person whittled out of pine wood a prototype of his invention that is now a world famous product. One of the names for his famous models is Peacemaker. Name him and his invention? 

Samuel Colt. He invented a gun (revolver) that fired multiple times without reloading, its advanced manufacturing created a mass market


7) What has been named after a Persian mythical hero and a former professor of the Indian Institute of Science who also bears the same name and was responsible for it? It means a warrior.

The DRDO Rustom is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance unmanned combat air vehicle being developed by DRDO for the three services

8) This banking payment mechanism goes back to Egypt in the 4th century BC. The term used now for it is common to Dutch, German and Italian. The origin of the word is from the Greek meaning "circle"

A giro transfer, a payment transfer from one bank account to another and instigated by the payer

9) Which brand’s base line reads “Be Different”? 
Premier Ltd’s SUV brand Rio

10) What are these? 

Quiz










Bossbots. Hugo Boss is guiding consumers through attire for all of their events this holiday season with help from two style-savvy robots
There were no correct entries to No 488. The winner is based on the first correct entry.

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