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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Biz Quiz 250906

1. One of the popular Russian keepsakes, these brightly painted wooden dolls get their name from the Latin word for “Mother”. The dolls are made in such a way so that they could be taken apart to reveal the smaller dolls fitting inside one another. Considered a symbol of motherhood and fertility, the largest doll in the set is associated with the image of a mother. All the other dolls fitting inside one another are considered the children. What popular dolls am I talking about?

2. European cooks used a small amount of cake batter to test their oven temperature before baking a large cake. These little test cakes get their name from the Dutch word “koekje,” meaning `Little Cake’ in Dutch. What edible item/items am I talking about?

3. Connect Gautami, Shruti, Mangal, Raavi, and Tunga (The list is not limited to only these five).

4. The ad legend David Ogilvy preferred the discipline of knowledge to the chaos of ignorance. He codified knowledge into slide and film presentations. What did he call this knowledge as?

5. In the year 2004, Estee Lauder launched a fragrance in the name of a famous business magnate. The fragrance is said to exemplify the confidence, success and character of the personality. Who is this famous personality?

6. What is the corporate significance of the precious stones Vaidurya(Cat's Eye), Hira (Diamond), Panna (Emerald), Gomedh (Hessonite), Neelam (Sapphire), Moti (Pearl), Pukhraj (Topaz), Manik (Ruby), and Munga (Red Coral)?
Happy Learning,
Murali Duggineni.


At 11:26 PM, Blogger vishwas said...

Anna!!! please post the answers too


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