Q 1. Which company is sponsoring the Tamil Nadu Premier league a T20 tournament at the state level ?
Ans. India Cements
Q 2. Which company has launched the bike Aprilia SR 150 in India ?
Q 3. What was the earlier name of RBL Bank Ltd which had an IPO recently ?
Ans. Ratnakar bank Ltd
Q4. Blacklisting by which major US retailer has led to a sharp fall in the share price of India’s leading textile exporter Welspun ?
Q5. Why are the brothers Divyank and Bhavin Turakhia in the news ?
Ans. They sold their company Media.Net for 900 Mn $ to a Chinese co.
Q 6. Who has replaced Mukesh Ambani as the richest Indian ?
Ans. Dilip Shanghvi of Sun Pharma
Q7. To whom will Rajan pass the baton after he steps down as RBI Gov next month ?
Ans. Urjit Patel
Q8. What gift has Air india presented to Olympic medallist Sakshi Mallik in recognition of her achievement ?
Ans. Business class return tickets for 2 anywhere in the Air India routes valid for 1 year
Q9. After the merger of Malar Hospitals with Fortis , all diagnostics will come under Malar. What will be the diagnostics co. called ?
Ans. SRL Diagnostics Ltd
Q 10. Which industrialist had donated Rs 5 crore to Pullela Gopichand’s academy in Hyderabad with a condition that he should get an Olympic medal?
Ans. Nimmagadda Prasad who had sold Matrix Labs to Mylan Labs
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Q 1. On Rakshabandhan when sister will tie Rakhi on her brother’s arm what would the brother present to his sister as per this advt ?
Ans. Cadbury’s dairy milk
Q2. In this Oonch Nich ad, Amitabh Bachchan is shorter than a 5 – year old girl. Identify the advertiser.
Ans. Tata Sky
Q3. Which creative communications firm has been behind the logo and corporate communications of Aditya Birla Group including its new logo ?
Ans. Vyas Giannetti Creative
Q4. Which state capital city in India has successfully implemented No-honking policy ?
Q5. Which e-commerce site is Alibaba acquiring in India ?
Q6. Which organisation from.which town is the only official producer of the Indian national flag ?
Ans. Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha (KKGSS) in the Bengeri area of Hubli, Karnataka
Q7. Which company has launched a video advt with the tagline “Let’s relax on YouTube that has gone viral”? The ad mocks at the current obsession to take pictures of food and posting them on social media rather than enjoying the meal .
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Q 1. Tata chemicals have sold their urea plant to Yara Fertilisers. In which country is Yara headquartered ?
Q 2. Which regional airline is run by Bangalore based Decor Aviation ?
Ans. Air Pegasus
Q 3. What is the term given by OLX for the value of unused goods lying in households and gathering dust ?
Ans. Brown Money
Q4. Which company is running a social campaign among truck drivers to “Use Dipper at Night” ?
Ans. Tata Motors is promoting condoms called Dipper to prevent spread of HIV among truck drivers who are considered a high risk group
Q 5. What skill has CEO Jeffrey Immelt mandated every new hire in GE to learn ?
Ans. Learn to code
Q6. Which e-commerce site is Walmart acquiring in order to compete more aggressively with Amazon ?
Q7. What is the composition of the Gold Medals awarded in the Olympic games ?
Ans. Olympic Gold medals are required to be made from at least 92.5% silver, and must contain a minimum of 6 grams of gold. All Olympic medals must be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick.
Q 8. Which company has acquired the job site Monster for 429 MN $ ?
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Q 1. After the GST bill was cleared by the Rajya Sabha after the debate what expansion for GST did P Chidambaram use in his closing remarks ?
Ans. Good Sense Triumphs
Q2.Identify this top deal maker who has decided to call it a day
Ans. Nimesh Kampani of JM Financial
Q3.Which co is launching a toothpaste named Vedshakti in competition to Patanjali’s Dantkanti ?
Ans. Colgate Cibaca Vedshakti by Colgate Palmolive
Q4.With which brand would you associate Sheela Foam that is launching an IPO soon ?
Q5.In the context of admissions to top US colleges what is ‘bamboo ceiling’ ?
Ans. Bamboo ceiling refers to the barriers faced by Asians in America in business as well admissions to Ivy League colleges
Q6.This is an image depicting an inventor and his invention in 1811. Name both
Ans. Elisha Otis and his elevator
Q7.He believes knowledge is much more than power so he founded a TV channel. He was inspired by watching 16 mm films. He thought why such content should not be brought to TV. Name him and his channel
Ans. John Hendricks and Discovery TV
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Q1. Name the man behind the eponymous app considered to be hottest educational technology startup that is teaching Indians to ‘think and learn’ .
Ans. Byju Raveendran of Byju’s
Q 2. Name the advertiser running this campaign.
Ans. Amazon Fashion
Q3. Which saree retail chain has introduced the innovation of a saree with a pocket ?
Ans. Sri Kumaran Silks
Q4. What special feat did the 114 km rail stretch between Rameswaram – Manamadurai achieved on 24th July , 2016 ?
Ans. Inauguration of country’s first green corridor, discharge free zones. Stretch will have 10 trains running with bio-toilets
Q5. Under which brand has Nestlé (India) introduced a mix for making masala tea ?
Ans. Everyday Masala Fusion
Q6. Which was the first radio station in India that was inaugurated on July 23, 1927 ?
Ans. Indian Broadcast Company (IBC), Bombay it later became part of All India Radio
Q7. To which sportstar is the quote “Republicans buy sneakers, too’ attributed to for not taking a stand against violence on African-Americans ?
Ans. Michael Jordan , the basket ball star , because he was a Nike endorser
Q8. What is razor-and-blades pricing strategy ?
Ans. A strategy where the main product is sold cheap and its complementary consumable is priced high. Gillette uses this strategy. Also used by printer manufacturers who discount the printers and make money in toners.
Q9. Name the author of the best selling book ‘Work Rules!’ who served as the head of HR of Google for 10 years and thus moulding it’s unique culture
Ans. Lazlo Bock
Q 10. There are only two non-financial companies that have a AAA rating from S&P. One of them is Microsoft. Name the other.
Ans. Johnson and Johnson
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Q 1. 7 Indian cos have made it to the Fortune 500 list. 4 PSUs and 3 Pvt cos. Among private cos. besides Reliance and Tata Motors, which is the third ?
Ans. Rajesh Exports
Q2. Which car model from Nissan is based on the same platform as Renault Kwid and both have been launched in India ?
Ans. Datsun Redi-Go
Q3. Identify the advertiser who is running a TV campaign depicting toys
Ans. MP Tourism
Q4. Which brand is running a camapaign titled “Smiles of India” ?
Ans. Himalaya sparkling white toothpaste
Q5. Which famous temple in Mumbai accepts shares and securities as donations ?
Ans. Siddhi Vinayak temple
Q6. Which is the first company from India to issue a Masala bond overseas ?
Ans. HDFC Ltd
Q7. If Infosys has MANA as its analytics platform, TCS has Ignio, what is Wipro’s analytics platform called ? Clue : literary character
Q8. Connect Kolkata based tea co TE- A-ME-TEAs to US candidate Donald Trump
Ans.Kolkata-based Te-A-Me Teas, a tea company, has sent 6,000 bags of famous Assam green tea to Donald Trump to purify him
Q9. Boeing is celebrating its 100 years this year. At what price did they sell their first plane in 1916 ?
Ans. 10,000 $
Q10. Which auto-rickshaw aggregator has tied up with Trainman to provide pick-up and drop services at 35 railway stations ?
Q11. What special drink was introduced by Paper Boat on the occasion of Ramzan ?
Q 12. Which private company is India’s largest producer of coal-bed-methane ?
Ans. Essar Oil producing CBM at Raniganj coal mine in West Bengal
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Q 1. What popular offering from Buddies Infotech Chennai is making waves among tiny tots of India ?
Ans. ChuChu TV, a YouTube channel which has already become the 3rd most popular channel from India
Q 2. Which is the iconic sports model being launched by Ford in India for Rs. 65 lakh ?
Ans. Ford Mustang
Q 3. Name the two couples who have been among the 5 Indians who appear in the Forbes Asia’s philanthropy list for 2016
Ans. Amit Chandra of Bain Capital and Archana Chandra of Jai Vakeel Foundation and Vineet and Anupama Nayyar of Sampark Foundation
Q4. Under what brand has LOreal launched a herbal range of cosmetics in India to compete with the likes of Ayush and Patanjali ?
Ans. Garnier Ultimate Blends
Q5. With the acquisition of Minacs now and IBM Daksh earlier which is India’s largest BPO firm ?
Ans. Concentrix that is part of the US firm Synnex
Q6. Which Indian group has acquired the cement business of Lafarge in India ?
Ans. Nirma Group
Q7. Speciality restaurants have added an all day bar with Italian , Mexican food in their chain with Hoppipola . From where does this name come ?
Ans. Icelandic song by band Sigur Rós. The video shows friends jumping in puddles of water. It indicates you don’t have to be young to have fun.
Q8. Which video game launched by Niantic Labs has become so successful in a short time that it may beat Twitter on Android downloads ?
Ans. Pokemon Go
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