Sunday, July 29, 2007

The Sunday League 9

Dear Friends,
Here's Sunday League 9. The performance of India today at Trent Bridge was great. Lets see who matches them in technique & grit. Tata Crucible Corporate quiz is round the corner. I have dedicated a section for Crucible aspirants.The rules are same. Answers within one week only to those who respond. send your answers at Please attempt all the questions. Here we go

Straight Bat

1)Why was Ruby Celly, a financial planning consultant at Nexus, a leading brokerage firm in the Middle east in the news recently?
2)Which company recently became the first company in the world to encash the carbon credits that it earned?

Reverse Sweep

3)Identify him (a famous name in finance)


4)This is the logo of a company. Name the founder of this company who is a sportsperson

5)This company was started in 1997 by former Exxon engineer David Perry in Palo Alto, California, and received venture capital from Genentech founder Robert A. Swanson, and from VC firms Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers and CMGI@Ventures. It was one of the first online business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce companies. Name it
Captain’s Corner

6)Identify this CEO

Tata Special ( for Tata crucible participants)

7)a)With which Tata company would you associate promotional campaigns Ek-pe-Teen & Do-pe-Paanch
b)Identify the logo (part of Tata group)

c) Taj SATS is the market leader in airline catering. In 2002, it bagged a contract from Oman Air which was its first catering service contract. What does SATS stand for in the joint venture?
d)This barrister turned economist was invited in 1940 to join the house of Tatas as a director in charge of Tata Chemicals. Later on he went on to become India’s Finance Minister. Name him

Monday, July 2, 2007

The Sunday League 8

Dear Friends,
Sunday League is back after a long gap.Great performance by Team India yesterday.Again the same rules apply. Answers within 1 week only to those who reply. send your answers to Please attempt all questions (My request now turns into a cajole) Here go the questions.

Straight Bat
1) This is a print ad that was nominated at Cannes. Name the client

2) Microsoft once threatened 17 year old teenager Mike Rowe with a lawsuit. What was the reason?

Home Advantage

3) This is the logo of a company that was currently in the news. Identify it.

4) This company’s roots belong to the times when a 19 year old entrepreneur Jim Casey borrowed $100 from a friend and established the American Messenger Company in Seattle, Washington. Jim and his partner, Claude Ryan ran the service from a humble office located under the sidewalk. Jim's brother George and a handful of other teenagers were the company's messengers. In 1922, it acquired a company in Los Angeles with an innovative practice known as "common carrier" service. This company is set to complete 100 years of service in August 2007. Name it. (Easy one)
5) Identify the logo

6) Connect Wako Fundamental Technical research centre to “legs also” and Eric Cartman.

Third Umpire
7) Connect the following visuals