Month: December 2010

Weekly Business Quiz # 59

Q1. Who is the majority owner of J Sainsbury, Harrods, Fairmont Raffles and Miramax ?

Ans. Qatar sovereign wealth fund

Q2. After starting Jetblue, David Neelman has started yet another airline named AZUL. In which country ?

Ans. Brazil

Q3. For which brand did Milind Soman and Madhu Sapre pose in the buff creating a big controversy ?

Ans. TUFFS footwear

Q4. ‘Dont dance where the elephants play’ is part of the MITTELSTAND philosophy of mgmt. To which country this mgmt philosophy  belongs ?

Ans. Germany

Q5. Otis, Kone, Schindler, Thyssen Krupp together control 2/3 of what market worldwide ?

Ans. Elevators

Q6 . Sir Sorabji Pochkhanawala a clerk in a British bank founded a totally Indian bank on Dec 21 1911. Name it.

Ans. central Bank of India

Q7. Name the two international institutions created on 27th dec 1945. Clue : Bretton Woods

Ans. IMF and World Bank

Q8. Name the new amphibian plane service started by GOI to promote tourism in the A & N islands ?

Ans. Jal-hans

– Compiled by G.Mohan


Weekly Business Quiz # 58

Q1. ‘I am a bloody fool’ says Tarun Das for his loose talk caught in Radia Tapes. Which industry body did he head ?

Ans. CII

Q2. After completing 25 years in which TV channel has ‘Larry King live’ bid goodbye ?

Ans.  CNN

Q3. What new feature in Barbie doll has FBI and parents up in arms against Mattel ?

Ans. A hidden video camera

Q4. Raga, Nebula, Edge, Fastrack are sub brands of which indian brand ?

Ans. Titan

Q5.  What is the hot new game played on ipad, android or iphone of birds and pigs ?

Ans. Angry birds

Q6. Name the TIME person of the year 2010.

Ans. Mark Zuckerberg of facebook

Q7. What is the reason cited by Sachin Tendulkar for refusing a record endorsement deal for a liquor brand ?

Ans. His promise to father that he will not endorse liquor or cigarettes

Q8. France has introduced a new levy popularly called ‘GOOGLE TAX’. What is it ?

Ans. 1% tax on online advertising

– Compiled by G.Mohan