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2) Identify this engineering and robotics design
company which is best known for the
development of BigDog, a quadruped robot
designed for the U.S. military with funding from
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
(DARPA) which was later acquired by Google on
13 December 2013. Currently this entity is falls
under Google X, Alphabet Inc (Google).
The next slide shows a video which was released
by them for last Christmas.
350 parts per million (ppm) is what scientists,
climate experts, and progressive national
governments says as the safe upper limit for
CO2 in our atmosphere
4. Clydesdale is a famous horse breed that was
derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale,
Which famous brand owns one of the largest
Clydesdale herds in the world and also uses
them for promotions and commercials since
1930's especially in the super bowl commercials.
1) Identify this company whose ticker symbol is
RACE (Listed in NYSE on October 21, 2015). It was
the most valuable brand in 2014 and 9th most
valuable brand in 2015 according to Brand
The logo of this company is ‘Cavallino Rampante‘.
2) Recently a $7.2 billion pharmaceutical company
changed its name from 'X Pharmaceuticals' to ‘Ionis
Pharmaceuticals’ and thereby changing the ticker symbol
from 'X' to 'IONS'. The former name was derived from 'X',
the Egyptian goddess of health, marriage, and wisdom.
In a similar manner 'X Mobile Wallet' which was started
by AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon changed its name in
September 2014 to JVL Ventures LLC and the business
name as Softcard which was later acquired by Google
and integrated into Google wallet.
3) Identify this new company which is said to be a
close competitor to ‘Tesla Motors’ which was
named after famous 'Nikola Tesla' and in a similar
way this company is also named after another
famous counterpart whose discoveries in the early
1800s laid the groundwork for the modern electric
Backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, it plans
to put an electric car on sale by 2017 and to built a
new $1 billion factory in Nevada.
4) The Coca-Cola Company last year deployed this
advertising campaign in Denmark and it features
an image that looks to most people like one large
circle comprised of smaller, green and brown-ish
coloured circles arranged in a unique pattern.
What is so special about this advertisement?
Ad for color blind people
The ad comes with a headline:
‘Only 10 percent of Danes can see what it says
here: Can you?’
The image’s pattern reveals the word “Life” but
only people who are colour blind are able to
pick up the message. This ad, promotes Coke’s
reduced-calorie Coca-Cola Life, which uses the
sugar substitute Stevia.
Q) On September 11, 2015, which marked the
fourteenth anniversary of New York’s World Trade
Center attack, a crane of a construction
conglomerate collapsed in Mecca causing 107
deaths and almost 400 injuries. Later this
company was banned from taking on new projects
and their ongoing works were reviewed.
Which construction group from Saudi Arabia is
being talked about?
The new motorcycle is made from the metal of INS
Vikrant which had an important role during 1971
Indo-Pak war. INS Vikrant was decommissioned in
1997, and was preserved as a museum ship in
Mumbai till 2012. It was finally scraped in January
LG owns through its subsidiary LG Healthcare
2) 'Green Horizons' is an initiative by which
international giant that uses the latters advanced
machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT)
technologies to ingest and learn from vast
amounts of Big Data, constantly self-configuring
and improving in accuracy to create some of the
world’s most precise and accurate energy and
environmental forecasting systems.
This initiative was first launched on July 2014 to
help address Chinese government target over a
ten year horizon for a 25% reduction in fine air
ppm and achieving a 45% carbon intensity
reduction by 2020.
3) US Magazine 'Newsweek' said in March 2014,
it is 'Dorian _________', however Dorian
_________ sued Newsweek for this article but
‘Wired’ magazine and Gizmodo points it to
'Craig Steve Wright'.
What are they referring to?
Satoshi Nakamoto (Nakamoto Satoshi) is the
name used by the person or people who created
the bitcoin protocol and its reference
4) In 2014, backed by the likes of Stephen fry,
Stella mcCartney and Richard Branson - the rich,
famous and the chic were urged not to book
into any of the Dorchester Collection venues
including the Dorchester in London, Le Meurice
in Paris, the Beverly Hills Hotel in LA and Il
Principe in Milan.
Who owns the Dorchester Collection?
1) Identify the company founded by Nick Woodman
in 2012 and formerly known as Woodman Labs Inc. It
is an American manufacturer of action cameras.
Woodman started the company following a 2002 surf
trip to Australia in which he was hoping to capture
quality action photos of his surfing, but could not
because amateur photographers could not get close
enough, or obtain quality equipment at reasonable
prices. His desire for a camera system that could
capture the professional angles lead to the creation
of this company which currently has a market
capitalisation of around $ 2.5 Billion.
2) X is German luxury fashion and style house based in
Metzingen, Germany named after its founder. The
founder started a clothing company but was forced
into bankruptcy and in 1931 reached an agreement
with his creditors, leaving with him six sewing
machines to start again. Later he became a member of
the Nazi Party and also said to be a member of
Schutzstaffel (SS). Soon his sales increased and he used
prisoners of war and forced labour.
A partnership between X and Solomon R. Guggenheim
Foundation was launched in 1995, resulting in the X
Prize, which is a biennial award established in 1996 to
recognize artists whose work is among the most
innovative and influential of that time.
Q) Mansukhbhai Kothari (Mansukh Lal Mahadev Bhai
Kothari) is the founder of Kothari Products Limited /
Kothari Group which is most (in)famous for a
brand/product brand that was introduced in 1973.
Which brand/product is being talked about?
1) This brand / product was introduced in 1964 and
quickly became a huge success throughout the world that
a French court once stopped the parents from naming
their child after this household brand name, ruling that it
would make the child target of derision and ordered that
the child be called Ella instead.
The first jar of this product, was invented after revamping
his father's original recipe known as 'gianduja' in local
Forbes magazine hailed the founder as "the richest
candyman on the planet". The founder has many other
world successful products in his credit.
One company legend was that the shape of another
famous product was inspired from the rock grotto at
Lourdes at which Mary is reputed to have made a
miraculous appearance in 1858.
Identify this brand / Product.
Nutella owned by Ferrero Rocher. The founder is
2) Roshen chocolates / Roshen Confectionery
Corporation is a prominent chocolates
manufacturer in the European region and was
founded in 1996 by merging dozens of enterprises
specializing in the production of sweets,
Who is the founder and majority shareholder of
(Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko) President of Ukraine.
3) Two days back Chet Kanojia (Chaitanya Kanojia)
announced a new company 'Starry Internet' aimed
at providing wireless Internet access for a fraction
of the cost of existing players.
However he was famous for another disruptive
company, which he started in 2012 but was later
shut down in 2014 after the Supreme Court of the
United States ruled against it in a case brought by
several broadcast networks.
Which is the above mentioned company that was
4) Ai Weiwei is a Chinese Contemporary artist
and activist who in last October said that a
company refused to sell their product on the
grounds of political activism. However this
company very recently changed that policy.
Which company are we talking about?
In October, Lego had refused to sell the bricks to Weiwei, for
an exhibition on free speech at Australia's National Gallery of
Victoria. He intended to use the bricks to create portraits of
freedom advocates. Lego is reversing its policy on bulk
purchases and will no longer ask customers what they want
to use the bricks for.
Lego faced a lot of criticism for refusing to sell the products to
Weiwei that he set up collection points across the world.
While many fans and supporters had donate Lego blocks.
Q) Tablez Food Company is a famous F&B business
company having two divisions of which one is
‘Papermill’. It has franchise agreement with Galito’s,
Famous Dave’s, Sugar Factory…
To which famous business group do you associate
Tablez Food Company?