Monday, March 28, 2005


2005 Jaldi Quiz - 4


1. The Currency of this country had to be revalued recently since the many zeroes in the former currency was causing technical difficulties in accounting, statistic records,and data processing programs, as well as in various payment systems.Therefore, the international payment and exchange systems, which are shown by a maximum of 14-digit figures failed to recognize this currency. Name the country and the currency.
Answer: Turkey

2. Which television channel is jointly owned by Microsoft and General Electric ?
Answer: MSNBC

3. Charlie Lubin, a bakery entrepreneur, decided to name his new line of cheesecakes after his daughter. His company was purchased in 1956 by Consolidated Foods, where Mr. Lubin continued to serve as a senior executive for many years. In 1985, Consolidated Foods changed its name to the present name. Although the daughter has never had a management role at the corporation, she has appeared in some television advertisements for the bakery products. Today she is a philanthropist who spends most of her time supporting the education and advancement of women and girls in science. Name the daughter.
Answer: Sara Lee

4. The letters 'T' and 'G' will shortly lose their present meaning to traders on the New York Stock Exchange. What do they stand for?
Answer: T for ATT (to be taken over by SBC), G for Gillette (to be taken over by Proctor and Gamble)

5. Why were artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the news recently ?
Answer: The Gates in Central Park, New York.

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