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Business Quizness #9

Business Quizness #9

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Published by Aman Garg
This is the ninth part in the set of quizzes on BUSINESS THEME. It focuses mainly on the 'first of many popular events' in the history of business.
This is the ninth part in the set of quizzes on BUSINESS THEME. It focuses mainly on the 'first of many popular events' in the history of business.

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Published by: Aman Garg on Mar 28, 2012
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BUSINESS QUIZNESS#9
sharpen your inquisitiveness about the ‘
first 
’ 
of everything....
1.
Laptop was invented by ADAM OSBORNE in 1981 and commercially byhis company “OSBORNE COMPUTERS”. But it wasn’t till 1984, whenthe first ‘
PORTABLE PERSONAL COMPUTER 
’ was launched.Which company
 MANUFACTURED 
 
it?
2.
First TV advertising in India dates back to the days ofDoordarshan (which initially ran programs without anycommercials). The first TV advertisement was a still photo of
Topaz Blades
and the first advertisement film was of
VichitraSarees
. The first sponsored program was “
SARAB SANJI GURMANI
”.
Who was the sponsor company 
3.
Which was the first company to introduce spikes in running shoesto enhance the grip while running on the tracks?? Notably it wasthe same company which first introducedsoccer studs.
4.
In 1949 a person named
FRANK MCNAMARA  
 
took his friends for dinnerbut at the time of paying he noticed that he had forgotten hiswallet, and forced his wife to bring it to him back fromhome.Embarrased from such a scenario he decided to manufactureworld’s first credit card (made of wood).What was it’s name?(
THE FIRST CREDIT CARD
)
5.
E-Commerce business has of late grown and expanded in widerdomains of the world.Its history dates back to 1979 when
 MICHAEL ALDRICH
invented online shopping that could be either from B2B(business to business) or B2C (business to consumer).Which was the first company to start online transactions (B2B)??

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