Monday, September 1, 2014

The Strategist Quiz (#372) Gaurav Sri Krishna | New Delhi September 1, 2014 Last Updated at 00:04 IST

The Strategist Quiz (#372)

  1. Whose words are these: "And there was Jack Welch. I got him into India because GE was not known in India and Pakistan. I pressed upon him to come. Rajiv Gandhi, who was a high-tech guy, had admiration for Jack. India was a closed economy and I became GE's national adviser?"
  2. Connect actors Margot Kidder, who played the role of Lois Lane in the first Superman movie released in 1978 and Timothy Dalton, who acted in the 1989 Bond film Licence to Kill, to a strange commercial proposition.
  3. Which location has the world's only beach airport for scheduled flights? It was first licensed as a runway in 1936 and its flight schedule is drawn up to accommodate high tide, which submerges three of its runways.
  4. During the Depression era of the late 1920s and early 1930s movie theatres in the US introduced a box office stimulant called Bank Nights. What was it?
  5. This word now being used as internet slang meant an ugly dwarf or a giant in old English and originated from a Norse word. It is also used to describe a fishing technique. Name it.
  6. Name the brand, which was created in 1997 to bring back to life the legendary nameless travel companion that was used by artists and thinkers over the past two centuries, among them Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, and Bruce Chatwin.
  7. This idea first surfaced in the work of US leadership theorist Warren G Bennis. It later received a boost through Alvin Toffler and then from Henry Mintzberg, who published a book in 1979 on the structuring of organisations. What was the concept?
  8. Which global beverage brand has historic links with Hannibal and Julius Ceaser?
  9. Which company formed recently in India uses this sanskrit phrase "Atithi Devo Bhava" as its official slogan?
  10. Whose logo is this?
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