Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Corporate crucible ranchi edition prelims questions

The prelims questions along with the answers:-
1) Which Finance Minister of India founded a political party ‘Rashtriya Samajwadi Congress” in 1986?
Pranab Mukherjee
2) Who said “No complaint is more common than that of a scarcity of money”?
Adam Smith
3) Which company topped the list of India’s 50 most admired companies in a survey compiled by Fortune India and Hay Group?
Tata Steel
4) Who has recently bought 95% of the Hawaiian island of Lanai?
Larry Ellison
5) The Children’s Investment Fund is engaged in a legal battle with which PSU?
Coal India
6) You can fool all the people all the time if the __________ is right and the budget is big enough.
Advertising- the quote was by Joseph Levine
7) The Latin for “study of life” is commonly used in professional and academic circles and more so as an abbreviation. What is it?
Curriculum Vitae
8) 20th Century Fox has “Cinemascope”. Which studio has “Vista Vision”?
Paramount Pictures
9) Whose ad campaign – “You can’t afford to be slow in an emergency”?
10) It is an allergy medicine marketed over the counter by J&J subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, it was marketed by Pfizer. Name this best selling allergy relief brand.
11) Which Indian Brand derives its name from the Italian word ” Mount of Charles” named after Prince Charles III of Monaco during the time of his reign?
Monte Carlo
12) India Web Portal Private Limited which owns many websites like India.com, Indiancolleges.com, etc. is a joint venture between Mail.com media corporation and which Indian TV company?
Zee India
13) In 1944 the Roll Over Protection system (ROPS) – It is a built in roll cage, thus in case of a complete roll over, the roof wall crushes and the passengers are safe- was invented. Name the car maker.
14) This term is derived from a Scottish Gaelic word sluagh-ghairm meaning “Army Cry”. What?
15) With which popular brand would you associate the company that was once known as Indo National Limited?
16) Which Ford car derives its name from the colloquial Italian word for “cool”?
17) This invention, probably one of history’s smartest applications of biometric design, celebrated its 60th birthday last year. What?

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