Tuesday, June 17, 2008

10 New things to throw into that rotting skull!

  1. Where would you experience the Tenzing service and what is its significance?
    An Emirates airline. It's the in-flight Wi-Fi Internet service that the airline provides. Emirates was the first to offer it in 2004.

  2. Which company inspired by the programing concept of the "infinite loop" has designed and named its campus after it? An infinite loop is a sequence of instructions in a computer program which loops endlessly, either due to the loop having no terminating condition or having one that can never be met.
    Apple Computers. Its official address is 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino California.

  3. What is common to the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Tower (the APIIC Tower), the World Trade Center Tower 2, both under construction, and the Beijing Capital International Airport?
    All have been designed by the famous British architect, Norman Foster

  4. What is common to Polo, Rolo, Breakaway and Drifter?
    All are confectionery products introduced by Rowntree & Co, which is now a part of Nestle

  5. This concept cell phone is form-fitting and curvaceous. It wraps and around your wrist like a bracelet when you're not using it for calls. It also kills germs and looks out for your health by "sniffing" the surrounding air and analysing your sweat. What's this phone called and who's the manufacturer?
    Nokia's concept phone called Morph. A video of the phone plays now at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York.

  6. Which company had a car model called the Cappuccino, which was in production only for six years?
    Suzuki Motor Company of Japan

  7. Which company uses a programme called Ping-Pong in order to provide a structure to its innovation process? It splits the team into two groups. The first one proposes an idea to pursue a specific opportunity, and then the second group improves on the idea. The two groups knock the idea back and forth until they can envision no further improvements.
    CEMEX, the Mexican cement manufacturing company

  8. This company was founded in 1951 in San Diego and is listed on the NYSE. It has a fictional CEO. Name him and the company?
    Jack, the fictional CEO of Jack in the Box, a fast food company

  9. Name the retail chain in India that is celebrating its 60th year of service. It uses the punch line "A cut above the rest".
    The Canteen Stores Department (CSD) of the Ministry of Defence

  10. Name the founder of a renowned hotel chain who served in France during World War I and wanted to purchase a bank in Cisco, Texas, in 1919?
    Conrad Hilton

--Source: Strategist Quiz, Business Standard

--Prateek Waghre

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