Sunday, October 23, 2011

The Sunday League 17

Dear Friends,
After a long break, I am back posting the Sunday League series again. Sunday League was a Business Quiz series that was started in 2006 with questions based on a cricketing theme. Answers and scores would be posted to those who reply. Send your entries to quizrk@gmail.com. The next quiz shall be posted in a fortnight's time. Wishing all of you a very Happy Diwali. Here we go with the questions.

Straight Bat


1) Which country recently became the 17th country to adopt Euro as its currency on the 1st day of year 2011?

2) This company was founded in 1959 by an entrepreneur HD Vasudeva, in technical collaboration with an Englishman. This company is built upon Mr Vasudeva's selection of product, people and principles - the most important of which are integrity, hard work and pleasing customers. What?

Yorker

3) According to a recent biography, this book enjoys a rare distinction. What?


Doosra

4) This company traces its origin to founders Al Shugart, Tom Mitchell, Doug Mahon, Finis Conner and Syed Iftikar. The name was soon changed to its present name to avoid confusion with Xerox's subsidiary Shugart Associates. Which company?

5) Identify Him. (Hint: famous name from the world of IT who passed away recently)

Home Ground

6) Name the Indian brand manufactured by Torque Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd for which Jagjit Singh appeared in an advertisement?

UDRS

7) Connect the following clues to a company

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3 comments:

veerapan said...

1.ESTONIA
2. Hawkins Cookers Limited was started in 1959 by an entrepreneur H.D. Vasudeva, in technical collaboration with L.G. Hawkins
3. This life story of Yogananda was instrumental in introducing meditation and yoga to the West. In 1999, a Harper Collins panel of distinguished authors and scholars selected Autobiography of a Yogi as one of the “100 Best Spiritual Books of the Century.”
4.SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY
5.
6.Torex cough syrup
7. The Parker Pen Company

Venkatraman.S said...

#5 - Dennis Ritchie (C prog)

iamnirad said...

1. Slovenia

2. Hawkins

3. Steve Jobs inspiration

4. Logitech

5. Dennis Ritchie

6. Torex

7. Duracell (Gillette owns it)