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The Strategist Quiz (#498)

The Strategist Quiz, February 15, 2017

Gaurav Sri Krishna 

1 This “Data Dress” is designed using the wearer’s phone plus Google’s Snapshot API app to monitor everything the wearer does from travel to eating to hanging out with friends and even the local weather over a week’s time. That trove of data is then used to create a digitally tailored dress. Which brand is involved in this?

2 Connect Sherlock Holmes and the first in-flight movie shown in the 1920s for an international flight over Europe and what do you arrive at? (The flight was between London and Paris)

3 What does economist Paul Samuelson’s joke, “GDP falls when a man marries his maid”, signify?

4 This town in Western Europe has an area of only 22 sqkm. It gets its name from the Gaulish dubrum or dubron which means “water”. The town gives its name to a heavy woollen cloth used to make overcoats, especially for the armed forces, and various kinds of luggage. Name the town and the country it is found in.

5 A challenge by an Indian entrepreneur when he bought over a multinational’s India business is captured in a book titled The Light Has Come to Me. Name the author, the Indian entrepreneur and his challenge.

6 What does the buzzword “geek handshake” in business and tech circles mean?

7 Kisso, McDan, Top and Rich are local brands of India. What are they?

8 Between eight-10 lac tonne of this commodity are produced in India. It is grown from the Eastern Coast of Africa to Southeast Asia, South Asia and the tropical Pacific region. The Indian varieties are called Mangala, Sumangala, Sreemangala, South Local and Mohitnagar. Name it.

9 Whose baseline reads “Propelling the Next Connection”?

10 Identify this company whose logo has dots coloured in red, dark blue and sky blue. It was the cause for a lot of noise recently in the corporate world. Name it.

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Compiled by Gaurav Sri Krishna, www.facebook.com/gaurav.s.krishna

One lucky winner will receive a cheque for Rs 2,000. Send your entries to strategist@bsmail.in. All entries must carry the postal address of the contestant. Last date for receiving entries: February 17 till 8 pm. Previous winners and employees of Business Standard and their families are not eligible to participate. The winner is chosen on the basis of the first correct entry received.

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The Strategist Quiz (#498)

The Strategist Quiz, February 15, 2017

The Strategist Quiz, February 15, 2017
1 This “Data Dress” is designed using the wearer’s phone plus Google’s Snapshot API app to monitor everything the wearer does from travel to eating to hanging out with friends and even the local weather over a week’s time. That trove of data is then used to create a digitally tailored dress. Which brand is involved in this?

2 Connect Sherlock Holmes and the first in-flight movie shown in the 1920s for an international flight over Europe and what do you arrive at? (The flight was between London and Paris)

3 What does economist Paul Samuelson’s joke, “GDP falls when a man marries his maid”, signify?

4 This town in Western Europe has an area of only 22 sqkm. It gets its name from the Gaulish dubrum or dubron which means “water”. The town gives its name to a heavy woollen cloth used to make overcoats, especially for the armed forces, and various kinds of luggage. Name the town and the country it is found in.

5 A challenge by an Indian entrepreneur when he bought over a multinational’s India business is captured in a book titled The Light Has Come to Me. Name the author, the Indian entrepreneur and his challenge.

6 What does the buzzword “geek handshake” in business and tech circles mean?

7 Kisso, McDan, Top and Rich are local brands of India. What are they?

8 Between eight-10 lac tonne of this commodity are produced in India. It is grown from the Eastern Coast of Africa to Southeast Asia, South Asia and the tropical Pacific region. The Indian varieties are called Mangala, Sumangala, Sreemangala, South Local and Mohitnagar. Name it.

9 Whose baseline reads “Propelling the Next Connection”?

10 Identify this company whose logo has dots coloured in red, dark blue and sky blue. It was the cause for a lot of noise recently in the corporate world. Name it.

logo

Compiled by Gaurav Sri Krishna, www.facebook.com/gaurav.s.krishna

One lucky winner will receive a cheque for Rs 2,000. Send your entries to strategist@bsmail.in. All entries must carry the postal address of the contestant. Last date for receiving entries: February 17 till 8 pm. Previous winners and employees of Business Standard and their families are not eligible to participate. The winner is chosen on the basis of the first correct entry received.

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The Strategist Quiz (#498)

The Strategist Quiz, February 15, 2017

1 This “Data Dress” is designed using the wearer’s phone plus Google’s Snapshot API app to monitor everything the wearer does from travel to eating to hanging out with friends and even the local weather over a week’s time. That trove of data is then used to create a digitally tailored dress. Which brand is involved in this?

2 Connect Sherlock Holmes and the first in-flight movie shown in the 1920s for an international flight over Europe and what do you arrive at? (The flight was between London and Paris)

3 What does economist Paul Samuelson’s joke, “GDP falls when a man marries his maid”, signify?

4 This town in Western Europe has an area of only 22 sqkm. It gets its name from the Gaulish dubrum or dubron which means “water”. The town gives its name to a heavy woollen cloth used to make overcoats, especially for the armed forces, and various kinds of luggage. Name the town and the country it is found in.

5 A challenge by an Indian entrepreneur when he bought over a multinational’s India business is captured in a book titled The Light Has Come to Me. Name the author, the Indian entrepreneur and his challenge.

6 What does the buzzword “geek handshake” in business and tech circles mean?

7 Kisso, McDan, Top and Rich are local brands of India. What are they?

8 Between eight-10 lac tonne of this commodity are produced in India. It is grown from the Eastern Coast of Africa to Southeast Asia, South Asia and the tropical Pacific region. The Indian varieties are called Mangala, Sumangala, Sreemangala, South Local and Mohitnagar. Name it.

9 Whose baseline reads “Propelling the Next Connection”?

10 Identify this company whose logo has dots coloured in red, dark blue and sky blue. It was the cause for a lot of noise recently in the corporate world. Name it.

logo

Compiled by Gaurav Sri Krishna, www.facebook.com/gaurav.s.krishna

One lucky winner will receive a cheque for Rs 2,000. Send your entries to strategist@bsmail.in. All entries must carry the postal address of the contestant. Last date for receiving entries: February 17 till 8 pm. Previous winners and employees of Business Standard and their families are not eligible to participate. The winner is chosen on the basis of the first correct entry received.

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