Month: December 2010

Weekly Business Quiz # 57

Q1. Which group is behind the new english magazine INSPIRE ? Think laterally.

Ans. Al Qaeda

Q2. What is the snack of aquatic bacteria Halomonas Titanicae ?

Ans.  Wreckage of Titanic

Q3 .Which is the first coffee chain in india to have a lounge serving beer and wine ?

Ans. Barista

Q4. What is the theme of this year’s ‘india corporate week’ celebrated by ministry of corp affairs, GOI ?

Ans. Sustainability

Q5. Despite a higher bid to whom did Emami lose out in the race for PARAS pharma ?

Ans. Reckitt Benckiser

Q6. From data centres of which well known web site was wikileaks removed under pressure from US govt ?

Ans. Amazon

Q7. Name the indian businessman who is slated to join the board of UNILEVER plc as an independent director ?

Ans. Sunil Mittal

Q8. Name the premium japanese brand of crockery which is being sourced by Ambanis from Sri Lanka ?

Ans. Noritake

Q9. After being hit on his face and snatched of his expensive HUBLOT watch who has become its brand ambassador ?

Ans. Bernie Ecclestone of formula 1





– Compiled by G.Mohan


Weekly Business Quiz # 56

Q1. Why have all the major cigarette factories in India stopped production for the last 2 days ?

Ans. Govt’s notice on warning pics on pkt not clear

Q2. Which state proposes to launch a Right to service act a first of its kind ?

Ans. Bihar

Q3. Godrej is acquiring the FMCG brands GENTEEL and SWASTIK SHIKAKAI from the Kothari family. Who were the original creators of them

Ans. Sarabhais

Q4. India is no 2 in most emigrants. What is india’s rank globally in receiving immigrants ?

Ans. No 10

Q5. Which car model is fast replacing Ambassador as the official car for ministers, bureaucrats, generals ?

Ans. Maruti sx4

Q6. In which indian city a LITTLE KOREA colony is coming up thanks to 170 korean cos setting up shop there ?

Ans. Chennai

Q7. What is the service of GROUPONS the site acquired by Google for over 5 b $ ?

Ans. Free coupons for groups to get discounts in retail sites

Q8. With no formal academic qual what pioneering inst did Dasharath Patel create ? He passed away y’day.

Ans. National institute of design Ahmedabad

Q9. From whom has the RPG group acquired the global rights for marketing under the CEAT brand ?

Ans. Pirelli of Italy

Q10. What does Harsh Mariwala of Marico find wrong with engineer MBAs ?
Ans.  Left brained and process driven
Q11. Why Julian Assange is being feted and called the Journalist of the year that too without writing a word. ?
Ans. Wikileaks