1. Which famous Indian businessman and former member of the Central Legislative Assembly (in British India) was born in Pilani in 1894?
2. Which Malaysian company holds a large stake in the Indian telecommunications company Idea Cellular?
3. Bharti Airtel has very recently awarded a contract to which company for building an internet protocol in India?
4. Which company was created in 1981 by Rajendra Pawar and Vijay Thadani?
5. In 2004, which group was supposed to provide the maximum employment to Indians after the Indian Railways, according to Time Magazine?
6. Where is the Force India Formula One team based out of?
7. Name the son of Dr. Bantwal Ganapathy who at the age of 22 became a director of a company in 1947, which today is the second largest company in its line of business.
8. “Fill It”, “Shut It”, “Forget It”. Name the company who created an advertisement with this tag line.
9. Originally set up by two brothers, this company was purchased from them by Bhai Mohan Singh in 1952. Name the company.
10. Which Indian businessman and alumni of the HBS was a member of the The Phonenix S K Club there?
1. Ghanshyam Das Birla.
5. Sahara India.
6. Silverstone, UK.
7. Vittal Mallya.
8. Hero Honda (now Hero Motor Corp).
9. Ranbaxy Laboratories.
10. Anand Mahindra.
1. A veteran of the US Army, he detonated a bomb which killed around 170 people. The incident, Oklahoma City Bombings, was one of the deadliest attacks in the United States before the September 2001 attack. He was executed in June, 2011. Name the person.
2. One of the first attempts at making this list was by Antoine Lavoisier in 1789 where it had only 33 items. The form in which it is most commonly used today was published by Dimitri Mendeleev, even though it was independently created by a German scientist Julius Meyer. Ununseptium is the latest entry in this list. What are we talking about?
3. This country’s name is based on an imaginary geographical ‘object’. It is one of the two countries in Latin American which do not share a border with Brazil, and the Galapagos Islands are part of this country. One of its top football (soccer) teams is called Barcelona. Which country?
4. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, he once made a guest appearance in the television serial ’30 Rock’. He is well known for his climate change activism, and was associated with the documentary ‘An Inconvenient Truth’. Name the former US Vice President.
5. His middle name is Keith and he is considered to be one of the greatest cricketers of all time. He played for the English county Hampshire after retiring from international cricket. His last wicket in Test cricket was that of Andrew Flintoff from England. Name the cricketer.
1. Timothy McVeigh.
2. The Periodic Table.
4. Al Gore.
5. Shane Warne.