3. F C Kohli
• Faqir Chand Kohli (born 28 February 1924)
popularly known as F. C. Kohli is an Indian
industrialist and technocrat. He was the
founder and first CEO of Tata Consultancy
Services, India's largest software consultancy
company. He is frequently referred to as the
Father of the Indian Software Industry due to
his significant contribution in Indian IT
18. Business Quiz Personality
• _______________ was born in Sangrur - Punjab, northern
India in 1949 in the house of a jewellery dealer situated at
• He studied up to sixth standard at Govt. Raj High School for
Boys. When he was eleven years old, his family went
through an economic crisis and his house was auctioned.
He then lived with his mother's uncle. When he was
eighteen he took a teaching degree.
• He started the career as cashier. He worked for his
maternal uncle Seth Charan Das Ram Lal's who was
operating a travel agency then.
• After graduating in commerce in 1967, __________ joined
the travel business as a general sales agent for Lebanese
20. Business Quiz Indian
• The inception of _____took place way back in mid seventies, in West
Bengal, when two childhood friends, Mr. R.S. Agarwal and Mr. R.S.
Goenka left their high profile jobs as Chartered Accountants, with the
Birla Group to set up Kemco Chemicals
• An Ayurvedic medicine and cosmetic manufacturing unit in Kolkata,
in 1974. In 1995, Kemco Chemicals, the partnership firm was
converted into a Public Limited Company under the name of
22. Business Quiz Indian
India’s newest airline _______, promoted by Lingamaneni Estate Pvt.
Ltd. Is headquartered in Vijaywada.
It is the first regional airline from Andhra Pradesh.
They currently have two Embraer jets flying. They plan to connect tier-
2 and tier-3 cities in the future.
24. Business Quiz Indian
• Founded at Pune in Maharashtra as Venkateshwara Hatcheries Private Limited in
1971 by the Dr. BV Rao, and couple of his friends, Jagapati Rao Chitturi being one
• company that specialises in chicken meat processing, and pharmaceutical
products for both poultry and human usage
• The first outlet opened in Pune, with Akon performing at the opening
26. Business Quiz Indian**
• Double Seven was an Indian soft drink brand. It was manufactured and
marketed by the Indian government after Coca-Cola quit the Indian
market in 1977 due to changes in government policies.Double Seven
was launched at the annual trade fair at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi as
a gift by the then ruling Janata Party.
• Double Seven was manufactured and marketed by_________, a
government owned company.
27. • Modern Food Industries
• Double Seven because of its launch in
28. Business Quiz Indian
• Having its origin in the city of Bangalore, it has a restaurant located on the
Lal Bagh Road in Bangalore and Gandhinagar area as well and also for the
pre-packed food articles which are sold in packets having the______.
____also claims to be the inventor of the popular South-Indian breakfast
item, Rava idli
• It is said that once a Chief Minister of Karnataka stood in a queue to have
masala dosa at this restaurant
• In 2007 it was sold to Norwegian Firm Orkla
30. Business Quiz Indian
• _______ is an Indian energy and environment engineering
company based in India and Britain. It manufactures, boilers,
vapour absorption machines, offers water and waste solutions
and installs captive power projects. ________ is also a historic
brand name of boilers, and the name of a former toughened-
• Anu Agawas the chairperson of the company 1996–2004, till she
handed over the reins to her daughter, Meher Pudumjee,
32. Business Quiz Indian
• In July 1945, two young brothers P.P Chhabria and K.P Chhabria came to
Pune from Karachi in search of a livelihood and within six months set up a
small shop selling electrical cables
• ________ brand was born from "Fine" & "Flexibles" and "O" with an
electric arc across it - signifying the electrical cable business the company
34. Business Quiz Indian
• An entertainment company that primarily produces motion pictures.
The company is also involved in the production, distribution, and
exhibition of television serials and entertainment software;
equipment hiring; and generation and distribution of contents for
the entertainment industry.
• Itoperates the Whistling Woods International Institute, an
education, research, and training institute that imparts training in
skills related to films, television, and media industry
• Filmography includes Kuch Kuch hota hain, Devdas and many more
37. Business Quiz Global
________was founded in 1997 as Jomax Technologies by_______, a
veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In 1999, a group of
employees at Jomax Technologies were brainstorming and decided to
change the company name and came with ______ However, the domain
name had already been purchased. Then _______came up with the
name ________The name was available, so he bought it.
39. Business Quiz Global
_________was created in 1996 from the merger of Ciba-Geigy and
Sandoz Laboratories, both Swiss companies with long histories. Ciba-
Geigy was formed in 1970 by the merger of J. R. Geigy Ltd (founded in
Basel in 1758) and CIBA (founded in Basel in 1859). Combining the
histories of the merger partners, the company's effective history spans
41. Business Quiz Global
__________is a fruit-flavored drink. Originally formulated by General
Foods Corporation food scientist William A. Mitchell in 1957, it was first
marketed in powdered form in 1959. Sales of ____ were poor until NASA
used it on John Glenn's Mercury flight, and subsequent Gemini missions.
Since then, it was closely associated with the U.S. manned spaceflight
program, leading to the misconception that ____ was invented for the
space program. Identify the drink.
45. Business Quiz Global
• X-coin is a lite-coin derived cryptocurrency
• As of last week, ~24% of the 100 billion total X-coins have been
• It was created by programmer and former IBM engineer Billy
Markus of Portland, Oregon, to reach a wide audience and avoid
getting involved with the controversial history behind Bitcoin
• Its mascot is a Shiba Inu dog character which is famous in its own
47. Business Quiz Global
• This company was set up in 1938 and named after its founder. It
manufactured parts for gas masks during World War II. After the war,
its founder turned attention towards making a peace time product.
While doing so, he discovered a way of turning polyethylene slag , a
byproduct of crude oil refinement, into a strong, resilient, grease free
plastic and gave it his name.
51. Business Quiz Global
• In 1946 the company's founder Erling Persson was on a trip to the
United States and came up with the business idea of offering
fashionable clothing at attractive prices. In 1947 he opened his
first shop Västerås, Sweden ________which exclusively sold
women's clothing. ______is Swedish and means "for her" and/or
"hers". In 1968 the hunting apparel retailer_____ Widforss was
acquired, which led to the inclusion of a menswear collection in
the product range and the name change to__________.
61. • First Airmail from Allahabad to Naini
• Indian Postal Service celebrating 100 yrs
of the event
62. Business Quiz Unique
___________which helps track loan defaulters and conducts recovery
operations. What’s new, you may ask. Manju Bhatia runs an agency
that hires only women as recovery agents
She started _______in 2003 with three agents. Today she has a topline
of around Rs 6 crore and 200 agents in different cities. ______works
only with public sector banks (PSB) because Bhatia finds private sector
banks lacking in empathy. PSBs, on the other hand, understand the
customer and are always willing to give them another chance. “They
look at customers as a long-term relationship and are very considerate
in dealing with them,” she says.
65. • The only brand logo visible from Space. It is 18,500-square-
foot logo in Area 51 in the Nevada desert.
It took a team of nearly 50 designers, engineers, scientists
(including astrophysicists), architects and other
professionals working nearly three months to conceive,
create and execute building the world’s largest logo.
The logo consists of 65,000 one-foot by one-foot painted
tile pieces that were assembled like a giant jigsaw puzzle:
6,000 red, 14,000 white, 12,000 eggshell, 5,000 beige and
66. Business Quiz Unique
In 1988, Warner Bros. bought the Summy Company for $25 million.
With this, They also got the rights to something the company
owned, itself valued at $5 million. This has been the subject of a lot
of legal debate. What?
68. Business Quiz Unique
• Aussies love shortening words and expressions. As Sunglasses are
called "sunnies", Football is called "footy." And _______is called
Macca's That's why, in honor of Australia Day (Jan.
26__________Australia will temporarily change its signs across
the country to "Macca's." And motive is to make Aussies feel that
__________proud to be a part of the Australian community.
87. Business Quiz Terminology
• Around the middle of the decade, media coverage of large,
glittery celebrity events such as the Oscar and BAFTA
awards ceremonies suddenly started making effervescent
reference to the_________, an eagerly anticipated relaxing
and drinking session taking place after the main event.
• The ______continues to thrive in 2013, providing yet more
fodder for hungry paparazzi and celebrity gossip columns.
89. Business Quiz Terminology
• Example is countries which move directly from
having no telephones to having cellular phones
skipping the stage of copperwire landline
• The use of ethanol fuel in Brazil where ethanol
produced from sugarcane for transportation
replaces gasoline, provides evidence that
___________is a possible alternative to business-
91. Business Quiz Terminology
• The term ____________technologies was coined by Clayton M.
Christensen and introduced in his 1995 article
__________Technologies: Catching the Wave, which he co-wrote
with Joseph Bower. The article is aimed at managing executives
who make the funding/purchasing decisions in companies rather
than the research community. He describes the term further in his
book The Innovator's Dilemma.
• Helps create a new market and value network, and eventually
disrupts an existing market and value network (over a few years or
decades), displacing an earlier technology
• Its examples are email,telephone ,smartphones.
94. Business Quiz Women
A movement of women working for social and economic change
around the world. It advocates for young women’s leadership, peace,
justice, human rights and sustainable development, both on a
grassroots and global scale. It is the largest women’s organization in
the world, and the second oldest organization of its kind, second only
to the Relief Society. The organization is currently based in Geneva
Name the organization.
98. Business Quiz Women
• She went on to do BA (Honours) in Economics from the Lady Shri Ram
College for Women(LSR) in Delhi and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. She also
holds a post-graduate diploma in Software Technology from the National
Centre for Software Technology in Mumbai.
• She is married to Sanjaya her batch-mate at IIM-A. Sanjaya is the Chief
Executive Officer of Tata Interactive Systems.
• According to a Business Standard report,“Physics was her first choice for an
undergraduate course but she settled for economics because the former
was not offered by LSR. But she has no regrets as economics gave her
enough opportunity to prove her formidable skills in maths — a subject
very close to her heart.”
102. Business Quiz Women
• Daughter of the industrialist KK Birla, industrialist and Congress
party loyalist, and the grand-daughter of GD Birla
• Married to Shyam Sundar ,Chairman of the Rs. 14-billion
pharmaceutical firm Jubilant LifeScience Limited
• served as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha
110. Business Quiz
• Graduated from Northwestern University majoring
in radio, television and film.
• She also got Master in Business Administration in
Social Enterprise Management and Strategy from
the Kellogg School of Management
• runs the not-for-profit Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar
College of Engineering and involved in
VidyaGyan rural schools