Ans. fiji and New Zealand
Q2. StarTV has acquired the Telugu TV network Maa TV. Who were the promoters of Maa TV ?
Ans.Nimmagadda Prasad, Chiranjeevi and Nagarjuna
Q3. Baltic Dry Index is at a 28 year low. What does Baltic index measure ?
Ans. Shipping freight for dry cargo
Q4.Which brand made popular an edible starch made out of maize in UK in 1954 ?
Ans. Brown and Polson custard powder
Q5.Name this Swedish artillery maker which has been in business since 1646 AD. It started as a steel producer. It was briefly owned by Nobel.
Q6.Which pharma giant started life as Engel Apotheke in Darmastadt, Germany in 1668 AD. Even today the family owns 70 % stake.?
Q7.ITC has acquired the brand Savlon from Johnson and Johnson. Who had initially discovered and developed Savlon ?
Q8.Raymond’s have a new microsite Raymondmtm dot com. What does MTM stand for ?
Ans. Made to Measure
Q9.Nandan Nilekani will be launching a new social enterprise called Ek Step. In which field will this operate ?
Ans. Primary education
Q 10. Punit Renjen a man of Indian origin will take over as the global head of a Big 4 firm. Name the firm.
Q1.Which airport has overtaken Heathrow to become the world’s busiest airport in 2014 ?
Q2. Adam Goettl from Mexico invented the air cooler in 1930. The company he created IMPCO is now part of an Indian co. Name it.
Ans.Bacteria for the pro biotic yoghurt or drinks
Q4, Which US state has legalised marijuana cultivation giving rise to many ‘canibusinesses’ ?Ans. Colorado
Q5. With which bank has Reliance Industries tied up to apply for a Payments Bank licence ?
Q6. Which major two retailers in US are likely to merge and form a office supplies retail giant ?
Ans, Office Depot and Staples
Q 1. What is the service offered by the European website KissKissBankBank ?
Ans. Crowdfunding for ideas and projects
Q 2. ‘The Accidental Scholar’ is the autobiography of which management thinker ?
Ans. Prof Jagdish Sheth
Q3. Recently Carl Djerassi died at the age of 91. What did he invent in 1951 ?
Ans. Birth Control Pill ingredient Norethindrone, he is known as the father of the Birth control pill
Q4. Which fastfood chain is accepting selfies and hugs as payment as a part of a promotional campaign till Feb 14 ?
Q5. Which Indian tea brand has used a 4 minute ad film to depict that “warmth of tea is like warmth of a relationship” ?
Ans. Wagh Bakri tea
Q6. This model played the Marlboro Man from 1968 to 1989. He died recently at the age of 85. Name him.
Ans. Darrel Winfield
Q7. This very British brand is not owned by a British company . Who owns this brand ?
Ans. Pernod Ricard
Q8. Identify this businessman , the richest man in history,, would have had a net worth if over $663 billion in today’s world.
Ans. John D.Rockefeller
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Q6. Identify the recent film which has the first line of the Lifebuoy jingle “tandurusti ki raksha karta hai Lifebuoy”
Q 1. Identify the advertiser
Ans. Dabur Vatika – Brave and beautiful campaign
Q2. Name the designer of Indian origin who has designed Michelle Obama’s dress
Ans. Bibhu Mahapatra
Q3. What is unique about the Web 2.0 suicide machine ?
Ans. It helps fast removal from all social networks
Q4. Who owns the dairy brands Gowardhan, Go and beverages brand ToppUp ?
Ans. Parag Milk Foods Pvt Ltd.
Q5. Name this e-commerce site that is making news for featuring a nude comedian
Q6. Identify the advertiser
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Q 1. Which model from the Hyundai stable in India is being phased out after 16 years to make way for more profitable models ?
Q3. What unexpected move by Swiss National Bank created a panic in Forex markets recently ?
Ans. Removing the cap on limit between Swiss Franc and Euro and making it a free float.
Q4. Who apparently wanted that Air India should give a makeover to its mascot ?
Ans. PM Narendra Modi
Q5. Which bank in Japan would be introducing robots for the first time to interact with customers ?
Ans. Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi
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