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Answers to the Strategist quiz (#511)

Strategy Quiz (#511) answers

Gaurav Sri Krishna 

1. Starting from around 16,000 BC to 600 AD connect corn, cacao, potato, sorghum (jowar in Hindi), palm, mare’s milk and grapes

Ingredients used for making alcoholic or fermented beverages

2. Which brand is introducing a brand new shade of blue in its product range inspired by a new pigment discovered in 2009 by chemist Mas Subramanian and his team at Oregon State University?

Crayola. It is being called YInMn Blue. Mas Subramanian is a solid-state chemist at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, and holds the Milton Harris Chair Professor of Materials Science in the department of chemistry

3. The sinking of a Portuguese ship in 1606 at the mouth of the Tagus River. A pound of __ commodity in the Middle Ages was at many points worth more than a pound of gold, a form of universal currency until the 1900s, a significant portion of Queen Isabella’s dowry in 1526 came in the form of this commodity. Name it.

Pepper. The sinking of Portuguese cargo ship named Nossa Senhora dos Martires was called the “Pepper Wreck”. It had contained tons of pepper being imported from India

4. Connect the musicians Bob Marley, Phish, Elton John, Queen, Jerry Garcia, Dave Matthews Band, Willie Nelson, Barenaked Ladies and John Lennon to a brand and name it.

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. They all have flavours either named after them or their famous songs

5. Link the recent WannaCry cyber-attacks and a secret agreement between Austria-Hungary and Russia in 1877 to agree on policies and the division of powers in Southeast Europe and what do you arrive at?

The Budapest Convention. Signed in November 2001 in Budapest, The Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention, is the first international treaty to address Internet and computer crime by harmonising national laws, improving investigative techniques, and increasing cooperation among nations. The 1877 agreement was also called the Budapest Agreement

6. This person’s first job was of a sepoy in a French cavalry regiment called Le Saphis. He left the service of this regiment before it was sent to Africa where all the members were slaughtered to death. He went back to his home country where he started off as an unpaid apprentice in a company founded by his family. Name him.

JRD Tata

7. Which brand’s latest ad runs with the title “It’s not Ok”?

JK Tyres

8. Which company’s baseline reads, “Creating what’s Next?”

International Latex Corporation Dover. Founded in 1932, this company has been making space suits for all American Astronauts

9. Who has come out with a soundtrack called “Champion Sound” and whom is it dedicated to?

Intel along with Feat has come out with a soundtrack called Metro Boomin in Champion Sound dedicated to Serena Williams

10. Name the company from its logo. It believes in augmenting human intelligence and not replacing it

The Strategist Quiz (#511)
Palantir Technologies, Inc, a private American software and services firm
There were four correct entries to Quiz No 511. The winner is Sachin Rastogi from Meerut

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Answers to the Strategist quiz (#511)

Strategy Quiz (#511) answers

Strategy Quiz (#511) answers
1. Starting from around 16,000 BC to 600 AD connect corn, cacao, potato, sorghum (jowar in Hindi), palm, mare’s milk and grapes

Ingredients used for making alcoholic or fermented beverages

2. Which brand is introducing a brand new shade of blue in its product range inspired by a new pigment discovered in 2009 by chemist Mas Subramanian and his team at Oregon State University?

Crayola. It is being called YInMn Blue. Mas Subramanian is a solid-state chemist at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, and holds the Milton Harris Chair Professor of Materials Science in the department of chemistry

3. The sinking of a Portuguese ship in 1606 at the mouth of the Tagus River. A pound of __ commodity in the Middle Ages was at many points worth more than a pound of gold, a form of universal currency until the 1900s, a significant portion of Queen Isabella’s dowry in 1526 came in the form of this commodity. Name it.

Pepper. The sinking of Portuguese cargo ship named Nossa Senhora dos Martires was called the “Pepper Wreck”. It had contained tons of pepper being imported from India

4. Connect the musicians Bob Marley, Phish, Elton John, Queen, Jerry Garcia, Dave Matthews Band, Willie Nelson, Barenaked Ladies and John Lennon to a brand and name it.

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. They all have flavours either named after them or their famous songs

5. Link the recent WannaCry cyber-attacks and a secret agreement between Austria-Hungary and Russia in 1877 to agree on policies and the division of powers in Southeast Europe and what do you arrive at?

The Budapest Convention. Signed in November 2001 in Budapest, The Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention, is the first international treaty to address Internet and computer crime by harmonising national laws, improving investigative techniques, and increasing cooperation among nations. The 1877 agreement was also called the Budapest Agreement

6. This person’s first job was of a sepoy in a French cavalry regiment called Le Saphis. He left the service of this regiment before it was sent to Africa where all the members were slaughtered to death. He went back to his home country where he started off as an unpaid apprentice in a company founded by his family. Name him.

JRD Tata

7. Which brand’s latest ad runs with the title “It’s not Ok”?

JK Tyres

8. Which company’s baseline reads, “Creating what’s Next?”

International Latex Corporation Dover. Founded in 1932, this company has been making space suits for all American Astronauts

9. Who has come out with a soundtrack called “Champion Sound” and whom is it dedicated to?

Intel along with Feat has come out with a soundtrack called Metro Boomin in Champion Sound dedicated to Serena Williams

10. Name the company from its logo. It believes in augmenting human intelligence and not replacing it

The Strategist Quiz (#511)
Palantir Technologies, Inc, a private American software and services firm
There were four correct entries to Quiz No 511. The winner is Sachin Rastogi from Meerut
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Answers to the Strategist quiz (#511)

Strategy Quiz (#511) answers

1. Starting from around 16,000 BC to 600 AD connect corn, cacao, potato, sorghum (jowar in Hindi), palm, mare’s milk and grapes

Ingredients used for making alcoholic or fermented beverages

2. Which brand is introducing a brand new shade of blue in its product range inspired by a new pigment discovered in 2009 by chemist Mas Subramanian and his team at Oregon State University?

Crayola. It is being called YInMn Blue. Mas Subramanian is a solid-state chemist at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, and holds the Milton Harris Chair Professor of Materials Science in the department of chemistry

3. The sinking of a Portuguese ship in 1606 at the mouth of the Tagus River. A pound of __ commodity in the Middle Ages was at many points worth more than a pound of gold, a form of universal currency until the 1900s, a significant portion of Queen Isabella’s dowry in 1526 came in the form of this commodity. Name it.

Pepper. The sinking of Portuguese cargo ship named Nossa Senhora dos Martires was called the “Pepper Wreck”. It had contained tons of pepper being imported from India

4. Connect the musicians Bob Marley, Phish, Elton John, Queen, Jerry Garcia, Dave Matthews Band, Willie Nelson, Barenaked Ladies and John Lennon to a brand and name it.

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. They all have flavours either named after them or their famous songs

5. Link the recent WannaCry cyber-attacks and a secret agreement between Austria-Hungary and Russia in 1877 to agree on policies and the division of powers in Southeast Europe and what do you arrive at?

The Budapest Convention. Signed in November 2001 in Budapest, The Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention, is the first international treaty to address Internet and computer crime by harmonising national laws, improving investigative techniques, and increasing cooperation among nations. The 1877 agreement was also called the Budapest Agreement

6. This person’s first job was of a sepoy in a French cavalry regiment called Le Saphis. He left the service of this regiment before it was sent to Africa where all the members were slaughtered to death. He went back to his home country where he started off as an unpaid apprentice in a company founded by his family. Name him.

JRD Tata

7. Which brand’s latest ad runs with the title “It’s not Ok”?

JK Tyres

8. Which company’s baseline reads, “Creating what’s Next?”

International Latex Corporation Dover. Founded in 1932, this company has been making space suits for all American Astronauts

9. Who has come out with a soundtrack called “Champion Sound” and whom is it dedicated to?

Intel along with Feat has come out with a soundtrack called Metro Boomin in Champion Sound dedicated to Serena Williams

10. Name the company from its logo. It believes in augmenting human intelligence and not replacing it

The Strategist Quiz (#511)
Palantir Technologies, Inc, a private American software and services firm
There were four correct entries to Quiz No 511. The winner is Sachin Rastogi from Meerut

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