Saturday, April 04, 2009

FYEO QUIZ 1

FYEO stands for "For Your Eyes Only". As is evident from the name this series of quizzes will contain only questions based on visuals.So do keep your eyes glued to the screen :).


28 people replied to the quiz.The highest score being 9.Congratulations !! to Rabi.
Answers have been mailed to those who left their mail ids with the answers.Those who are yet to recieve the answers kindly drop me a mail .

Scores can be accessed here


1.The actress in the visual along with music composer George Antheil received patent number 2,292,387 for their "Secret Communications System." in 1942 ,but the invention could be implemented only 1962.Identify the actress and what was the importance of this patent?

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2.This chain operates in 89 countries with around 30832 franchises.The visual shows one of its branch in Dar Es Salam,Tanzania.Identify.

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3.This financial institution,( headquarters shown in the visual below) celebrates its birthday on All Fools day.This year it turned 75.

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4.In the 1970s the compnay ran an advertising campaign where the following mathematical formula was displayed on a piece of paper.The result was that they received several inquiries from the scientific community for the meaning of the formula, as they could not figure it out.Who was behind this unusual advertising

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5. Identify the flag shown here.

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6. Identify the author,whose work reaches daily through some newspapers.

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7.This logo was recently replaced.Which Indian company's logo was this.

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8.What technology is being demonstrated in the visual below?

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9,Identify this British motor sport engineer ?

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10.The visual shows an ad of The Zimbabwean newspaper.What has been blanked out from the visual

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Answers will be mailed to those who reply to the quiz.

25 comments:

The Editor said...

1. Hedy Lamarr for Spread Spectrum Communications

2. Subway

4. The Parker Pen Ad outlining a formula for the perfect Martini

10. Robert Mugabe

Saket said...

1. Hedy Lamarr, invented spread spectrum technology now used in cellphones.

2. Western Union?

3. SEBI

4. Coke

5. NATO

6. Scott Adams of Dilbert

7. Mafatlal?

8.

9.

10. Mugabe

PAF said...

2) walmart

3) Reserve bank of India

6) Scott Adams

Rabi said...

Ans:
1. Antijamming, nowadays it's used for antijamming of mobile signals etc. & she's Hedy Lamarr.
2. Subway Restaurant.
3. Reserve Bank of India.
4. Parker Pen & the formula is called Martini Formula.
5. NATO.
6. Scott Adams of Dilbert fame.
7. National Insurance Co.
8. Laser Ray Computer Keyboard.
9. Ross Brawn of Brawn GP Team.
10. Mugabe

Rabi

chandan said...

3.RBI
6.Scott Adams
7.National Insurance Corporation
9.Ross Brawn
10.Inflation

sinister.ankit said...

1.hedy lamar
2.subway
3.parker pen
4.nato
5.scott adams
9.ross braun
10.robert mugabe??



Ankit Suman

Ajitha said...

1) The Actress is HEDY LAMARR and the invention is frequency hopping....

2) Its the SUBWAY - the largest submarine sandwich franchise.

3) RBI , INDIA.

5)Its the NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

6) Scott Adams
Author and Illustrator of popular syndicated comic "Dilbert"

8) laser keyboard

9) Ross Brawn

10) MUgabe

Siddharth said...

1. Hedy Lamarr: Spread Spectrum Technology for mobile communications.

2. Subway

3. Bombay stock exchange

4. Hawkins pressure cooker?

5. NATO

6. Pass

7. LIC?

8. Sixth Sense

9. Ross Brawn

10. Mugabe?

Arpan Majumder said...

1)Hedy Lamarr
2)Subway
3)J.P. Morgan?
4)Vodka Martini formula (Smirnoff?)
5)
6)Scott Adams
7)
8)
9)Ross Brawn
10)Mugabe

Kundappan said...

7)National insurance

Anonymous said...

Answers:
1.Hedy Lamarr
2.Subway
3.BSE
4.Martini
5.NATO
6.Scott Adams
7.IIS
8.
9.Dave Ryan
10.Mugabe

John Philip ,an old hand

vivek rao , vivekrao11@yahoo.com said...

1.hedy lamarr, torpedo frequency hopping technology later used to load info on computers via paper tape
2.subway
3.federal reserve
4.parker, formula for martini
5.
6.scott adams
7.national insurance company limited
8.projector keyboard
9.brawn
10.mugabe

shibin azad said...

1.audrey hepburn.??
2.mc donalds??
5.nato
7.united india insurance
8.bluetooth
10.mugabe

Nirad said...

Nirad Inamdar

1. no idea. JUDY GARLAND (ENIGMA)?

2. on reading closely, i saw "we make our own bread", so that says SUBWAY

3. RBI (my 1st guess was Canara Bank, but i googled for this 1)

4. 360 degrees means 1 circle, so i'll try to think of 3 circles. Toyota is my 1st guess, but it doesn't begin with M. MERCEDES???

5. MERCHANT NAVY?

6. ooh my, i can't remem the name.
MICHAEL PORTER?

7. pass

8. TOUCH SCREEN PANELS

9. ROSS BRAWN
7.

Aman said...

2. hertz
3. rbi
4. parker
7. united india assurance
8. pranav mistry's 6th sense
10. mugabe


Aman A.

DK said...

1. hedy lamerr(radio comm with torpedos making jamming too difficult)
2.Subway
3. RBI
4. McD may be
5. NATO
6. Scott Adams
7.
8. some sort of optical bluetooth thing
9. Ross Brawn
10. Mugabe

by Deepanshu

Vijay said...

1 hedy lamarr and fh spread spectrum
2. mcdonalds
3 world bank
4 martini formula
5 nato
6 scott adams
9 ross brawn

AP UBS said...

1. hedy lammer
2. Subway
3. Reserve Bank Of India
4. Parker Pen
5.
6. Scott adams
7. National Insurance Corporation
8.
9. Ross Brown
10. Mugabe

By Udaibhan singh
http://confusedgyani.blogspot.com/

Jagdish Prasad said...

Answer
1 Actress Hedy Lamarr. That early version of frequency hopping used a piano-roll to change between 88 frequencies, and was intended to make radio-guided torpedoes harder for enemies to detect or to jam.
2 Subway
10. Mugabe
Jagdish Prasad

Anonymous said...

Ans-1-Hedy Lamarr

2-Subway

3-

4-

5-NATO

6-Susan estrich

7-
8-
9-Donald healy

10-Mugabe

Debasis Acharya
UIICL,Vadodara

Karthik said...

1.-
2. carrefour??
3. World Bank
4. Google
5. flag at northpole??
6.-
7.new india assurance
8. I forgot!(damn myself)
9. ross brawn
10. mugabe?

Very nice quiz dude :)

Ramki said...

1. hedy lamarr.. frquency skipping
2. subway
3.reserve bank of india
4. (3.5G + V/2)/4(H2O)3 + 3(360o) = M Translated: 3.5 shots gin and 1/2 shot vermouth over 4 parts ice (water cubed), then 3 stirs = MARTINI

5.
6.Scott adams
7.
8.Sixth sense developed at MIT labs by indian pranav mistry
9.ross brawn
10.Mugabe

Aniruddha Biswas said...

@Aman

Your scores are present in the shared excel sheet.If you could drop me mail ,I'll send you all the answers.

rrahul92 said...

1.
2.Subway
3.RBI
4.Parker pen company
5.The NATO flag
6.Bill Watterson
7.
8.
9.Ross Brawn
10.Robert Mugabe

-Rahul

shyam hingori said...

amazing questions bro

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