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Monday, July 04, 2005

July 2005 Quiz


1. Which computer chip was code named 'Williamette' during its research and development?

2. Which blue chip computer company was originally named the Computer-Tabulator-Recorder Company (C-T-R)?

3. In old English it means 'to burn' what is the current word for it?

4. The name of which brand means 'Sunrise' in Japanese?

5. In 1904, which company received the first US patent on the safety razor?

6. This brand was first introduced in Switzerland on April 01, 1938 after seven years of research in Swiss laboratories.
Which brand are we talking about?

7. Which company is the second largest cell phone manufacturer in the world?

8. This company was earlier known as Birla Tata AT&T Communication Limited, how is it known today?

9. In the world of software, what would you be if you were a MCP?

10. BNP Paribas, which became one of the first international banks to start business in India, is headquartered in which country?

11. What is the desgination held by the chief of the Reserve Bank of India?

12. Which Indian car is sold in UK under the name 'City Rover'?

13. Who is the captain of England's cricket team?

14. Which beverage company has launched the Kinley brand of packaged drinking water in India?

15. Who won the Men's Wimbledon title this year (2005)?

16. What is the name given to a short song, usually mentioning a brand or product benefit, used in a commercial?

17. With which product would you associate the brand name Baume and Mercier?

18. Give one word to describe a situation when a fall in the value of money causes a rise in the cost of goods and services.

19. In the abbreviation EMI what does E stand for?

20. Asia's oldest stock exchange is in the subcontinent. Where is it located?

21. The BSE Sensex comprises of how many stocks. 10,20, 30, 40, or 50?

22. What is the informal name for Australian shares on the London Stock Exchange.

23. Which animal is a part of the Merrill Lynch logo?

24. What does s stand for in the protocol https?

25. Who is the coach of Bangladesh's cricket team?

26. When did England last win the Ashes cricket series versus Australia?

27. Who partnered Mahesh Bhupathi in winning the Mixed Doubles Wimbledon title in 2005?

28. What is V.V.S. Laxman's highest score in Test Cricket?

29. Who is the only Indian player to have taken ten wickets in an innings of a cricket Test match?

30. Which country won the 1996 Cricket World Cup?

31. Which Hindi movie, starring Amitabh Bachchan, is based on The Godfather?

Answers on July 28.