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The Strategist Quiz (#510)

The Strategist Quiz, May 11, 2017

Gaurav Sri Krishna 

1. Connect Mr. Bean, Homer from the Simpsons and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and arrive at a software brand name and its capabilities.
 
2.   Name this firm founded and listed on NYSE in the early 1920s was known as a dependable entity. When rumours were pulling its stock price down, its founder took on Wall Street with newspaper ads that read: “Shall the gambler rule? On a white horse he rides. Bluff is his coat, his helmet is deceit, his spurs clink with treachery and the hoof beats of his horse thunder destruction, shall good business flee?” Hint: Just in Time (JIT).


 
 
3.   In the 1720s in England __ was depicted as a national threat to English trade and gender roles. Like imported china, tea and lacquered cabinets, __ contributed to debates over luxury. Since women were mostly its consumers they were reproached for purchasing it. In support of the wool trade, Daniel Defoe and Richard Steele accused female domestic servants, who were subject to fewer sartorial constraints than their liveried male colleagues, of ruining England’s wool industry. What was the commodity and also mention the nickname given to the women who used it?
 
4.  In the early 80s in the US, starting with airplanes places became off-limits to smoking. Some big tobacco companies and smokers rebelled with a campaign to begin demanding smokers’ rights. Name a brand that was introduced the lines “I like em and am going to smoke em”.
 
5.  The oldest continuously operated veg restaurant set up in the 1890s has sambhar vada, palak paneer, banana Madras and white jackfruit curry in its menu. It was also Morarji Desai's favourite restaurant. Name it.
 
6.  Connect Raj Bhavan built in 1803 in Kolkata and Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, with the firsts in India of two global brands that are part of one company.
 
7.   After IPL cricket which is the other sport for which Vivo has become the main title sponsor in India?
 
8.   Connect the Charlie Brown character from the comic strip Peanuts and Charles De Gaulle and what do you arrive at?
 
9.   Which brand ran an ad titled “George Clooney and Einstein’s Choice”? Why was Einstein referred to in this ad?
 
 10.  Name the company from its logo. 
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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: May 5 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.

There were nine correct entries to Quiz No 509. The winner is C Kumar from Kolkata

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The Strategist Quiz (#510)

The Strategist Quiz, May 11, 2017

The Strategist Quiz, May 11, 2017 1. Connect Mr. Bean, Homer from the Simpsons and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and arrive at a software brand name and its capabilities.
 
2.   Name this firm founded and listed on NYSE in the early 1920s was known as a dependable entity. When rumours were pulling its stock price down, its founder took on Wall Street with newspaper ads that read: “Shall the gambler rule? On a white horse he rides. Bluff is his coat, his helmet is deceit, his spurs clink with treachery and the hoof beats of his horse thunder destruction, shall good business flee?” Hint: Just in Time (JIT).
 
 
3.   In the 1720s in England __ was depicted as a national threat to English trade and gender roles. Like imported china, tea and lacquered cabinets, __ contributed to debates over luxury. Since women were mostly its consumers they were reproached for purchasing it. In support of the wool trade, Daniel Defoe and Richard Steele accused female domestic servants, who were subject to fewer sartorial constraints than their liveried male colleagues, of ruining England’s wool industry. What was the commodity and also mention the nickname given to the women who used it?
 
4.  In the early 80s in the US, starting with airplanes places became off-limits to smoking. Some big tobacco companies and smokers rebelled with a campaign to begin demanding smokers’ rights. Name a brand that was introduced the lines “I like em and am going to smoke em”.
 
5.  The oldest continuously operated veg restaurant set up in the 1890s has sambhar vada, palak paneer, banana Madras and white jackfruit curry in its menu. It was also Morarji Desai's favourite restaurant. Name it.
 
6.  Connect Raj Bhavan built in 1803 in Kolkata and Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, with the firsts in India of two global brands that are part of one company.
 
7.   After IPL cricket which is the other sport for which Vivo has become the main title sponsor in India?
 
8.   Connect the Charlie Brown character from the comic strip Peanuts and Charles De Gaulle and what do you arrive at?
 
9.   Which brand ran an ad titled “George Clooney and Einstein’s Choice”? Why was Einstein referred to in this ad?
 
 10.  Name the company from its logo. 
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: May 5 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.

There were nine correct entries to Quiz No 509. The winner is C Kumar from Kolkata
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The Strategist Quiz (#510)

The Strategist Quiz, May 11, 2017

1. Connect Mr. Bean, Homer from the Simpsons and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and arrive at a software brand name and its capabilities.
 
2.   Name this firm founded and listed on NYSE in the early 1920s was known as a dependable entity. When rumours were pulling its stock price down, its founder took on Wall Street with newspaper ads that read: “Shall the gambler rule? On a white horse he rides. Bluff is his coat, his helmet is deceit, his spurs clink with treachery and the hoof beats of his horse thunder destruction, shall good business flee?” Hint: Just in Time (JIT).
 
 
3.   In the 1720s in England __ was depicted as a national threat to English trade and gender roles. Like imported china, tea and lacquered cabinets, __ contributed to debates over luxury. Since women were mostly its consumers they were reproached for purchasing it. In support of the wool trade, Daniel Defoe and Richard Steele accused female domestic servants, who were subject to fewer sartorial constraints than their liveried male colleagues, of ruining England’s wool industry. What was the commodity and also mention the nickname given to the women who used it?
 
4.  In the early 80s in the US, starting with airplanes places became off-limits to smoking. Some big tobacco companies and smokers rebelled with a campaign to begin demanding smokers’ rights. Name a brand that was introduced the lines “I like em and am going to smoke em”.
 
5.  The oldest continuously operated veg restaurant set up in the 1890s has sambhar vada, palak paneer, banana Madras and white jackfruit curry in its menu. It was also Morarji Desai's favourite restaurant. Name it.
 
6.  Connect Raj Bhavan built in 1803 in Kolkata and Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, with the firsts in India of two global brands that are part of one company.
 
7.   After IPL cricket which is the other sport for which Vivo has become the main title sponsor in India?
 
8.   Connect the Charlie Brown character from the comic strip Peanuts and Charles De Gaulle and what do you arrive at?
 
9.   Which brand ran an ad titled “George Clooney and Einstein’s Choice”? Why was Einstein referred to in this ad?
 
 10.  Name the company from its logo. 

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: May 5 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.

There were nine correct entries to Quiz No 509. The winner is C Kumar from Kolkata

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