Sunday, November 27, 2011

Answers to Strategist Quiz 229/234

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For the quizzing enthusiasts looking to complete the last few questions of their weekly dose in Business Standard Strategist Quiz 229. Provide your own answers, if you have different ones or those that I could not provide, in the comments below :

  1. Which footwear brand has introduced the lightest product in the market of 165 grams which carries an eight-gram chip inserted beneath the sole that transmits data on maximum speed, distance covered or number of sprints to a computer or a mobile device? 
  2.  This 40-year-old industry based in a town, which is believed to have got its name from Ravana’s father-in-law, has grown tremendously in the last seven to eight years. It supplies Hollywood producers with ancient arms, ammunition, attire, furniture, books, leather goods and household items. Name the town. 
  3. Which Indian business group is headquartered in a building called Boomerang? 
  4. Name the world’s youngest CEO and the company he set up when he was six years old.      
  5. Which company is adopting the Shatabdi strategy for growth? Also, explain the strategy.    
  6.     ______ on Air, since 1955. Complete the baseline and name the brand.  
  7.  What is common to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Jet Airways founder Narendra (Naresh) Goyal and Chiang Kai-shek, the erstwhile Premier of China?
  8.  Which brand gets its name from Old Scrooge’s dismissive remark about the entire Christmas celebration? Ebenezer Scrooge is the miserly character created by Charles Dickens.
  9.  ‘By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased’ is a quote from the Sutta Pitaka that contains the teachings of Buddha and his most authoritative disciples. Inspired by that, which brand recently launched its brand’s communication campaign?
  10.  Identify the logos represented in the following visuals. 
Answers :
  1.   Adidas (Brainy)
  2.  Meerut
  3.  Spice Group
  4.  Harlie Jordan,
  5.  Max Healthcare, locations along the routes of the superfast train — Bathinda, Mohali, Dehradun — to build its hospitals in non-metropolitan cities
  6.  Faber
  8.  Virgin Holidays
  9.  Benetton Unhate
  10. Four Seasons
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  1. Which management guru of Global Strategy propounded the concept of a AAA triangle and what does it mean? 
  2. This beverage was launched in the mid 60s and its inventor added lemon to it in order to mask its urine flavour. Name it.
  3. It is claimed that in this company so far all its CEOs started their careers at the entry level. Name it. 
  4. This place is named after a famous tree which marked the eastern approach to the place. It was felled in 1942 to prevent the Japanese artillery from using it as a ranging point during World War II. It is now famous for a world class facility and a corporate entity which partners with other infrastructure companies worldwide.   
  5. This famous character was born in its creator's imagination while he was traveling in a train from New York to Los Angeles after his financial supporters had rejected his earlier creation Oswald. Name both the character and the creator. 
  6. Despite disagreement over who originally designed this apparel, the designer who is credited for revolutionising the fashion industry with this creation, named it after her favourite car. Name the person and her creation. 
  7. To find a pronunciation in China that would sound like its brand this company did achieve a similar sound but the characters in Chinese meant “Bite the wax tadpole”. It later changed the characters to mean “Happiness in the mouth”. Name the brand.   
  8. Which company did Ja-Ri Corporation subsequently become?   
  9. Name the first airline to offer its passengers Wi-fi broadband internet access on long-haul flights?   
  10. Identify the brands from the visuals below. They have a partnership in India.


  1. Still Searching for Q7

  2. I have a doubt on answer for question 8. What is the source of this answer?? Virgin Holidays has nothing to derive from Scrooge's comment as far as I know. Pl give web site reference.

    Else a great job done but still question 7 is elusive

  3. Gr8 effort in answering the questions

    any body got answwer to Q7

  4. Ans to Q 7 - All three are order of leopold recipients by the Belgian government.