Month: January 2011

Weekly Business Quiz # 64

Q1 Which Japanese electronic giant’s founder has created a 500 year plan for the company ? The co is already 90 years old now.

Ans. Konosuke. Matsushita

Q2. Why has the industrialist Arun Firodia pasted in his office a letter addressed to him as Arun Firodia Motwani ?

Ans. Proud of his daughter Sulajja Firodia Motwani, who is married to Motwani.

Q3. Wrigley’s made tons of profit selling three flavors of gum for over 59 years. Name the flavors.

Ans. Spearmint Doublemint & Juicy fruit

Q4. The former UTI chief U K Sinha will soon take charge as the SEBI chief.1st SEBI chairman was also a former UTI head. Name him.


Q5. As per a petitioner K M Pai which Swiss bank got a banking licence in India for providing info on Hasan Ali the arms dealer ?

Ans.  UBS

Q6. Which indian hotel has become the subject of a Harvard case study on Customer-centric leadership ?

Ans. TAJ MAHAL Mumbai

Q7. Expelled from Oxford. slaved in kitchens in Paris.Sold stoves in Scotland. Farmed in Pennsylvania.Now known as ad legend. Who am I ?


Q8. Where have Mukesh Ambani and Sunil Mittal together have created an ADDA that serves masala chai, samosas etc?


Q9. BMW,Audi, Porsche, Benz all compete in the premium end of cars. They all had their origins in one of them. Name it

Ans. Benz

Q10.What connects Azim Premji, Anji Reddy, Chanda Kochchar, GVK Reddy, Ajai Choudhury, Kris Gopalakrishnan this Republic Day ?

Ans. Padma awards

Q11. Philips has signed a deal to acquire India’s biggest mixer grinder brand. Name it. Clue its not SUMEET.

Ans. Preethi

– Compiled by G.Mohan


Weekly Business Quiz # 63

Q1. As per GOI, all cos have to adopt IFRS from april 2011. Expand IFRS.

Ans. International Financial reporting standards

Q2. Which PSU bank is headless because they could not find a good SIKH banker ?

An. Punjab and Sind Bank

Q3. Which car co claims to have developed petrol diesel and turbo diesel engines for cars ?

Ans. Mercedes Benz

Q4. Two directionless entry level cubicle mates at P &G went on to become CEOs of two global corps. Name them.

Ans. Jeff Immelt of GE and Steve Ballmer of Microsoft

Q5. After withdrawing ADAG from their logo what other brand of this group is being withdrawn ?

Ans. BiG. BIG TV DTH is now Reliance digital

Q6. How developers are able to afford full page ads in papers like TOI for their undersold housing projects ?

Ans. Barter. Space for equity

Q7. As per historian Ram Guha ‘Earlier Karnataka meant Narayana Murthy, now it means Janardhana Reddy’. Who is he?

Ans. Mining tycoon and minister

Q8. If paid media is adverts, owned media is a co web site, what is earned media ?

Ans. Fan clubs  and other media owned and managed by customers

Q9. In the superhit viral video ‘United breaks guitar’ two brands got huge WOM , one pos & other -ve. Name them.

Ans. United airlines & Taylor

Q10. Which division of WIPRO did T K Kurien head before taking over as its CEO ?

Ans. BPO

Q11. Who has replaced Eric Schmidt as the CEO at Google ?

ans. Larry Page, one of the two founders

Q12. What is a QR code ?

Ans. Quick response code. A 2 D bar code created by Jap co. Denso wave gaining popularity in the 3G world

Q13. No other co is as complex as ___. Not even GE. Says the Chairman of a engg giant as the co splits into nine virtual cos. Name it.

Ans. L & T

Q14. ‘Behind the arches’ is a book chronicling the journey of which global food giant ?

Ans.  McDonalds

Q15. At what price point you will get a bottle of beer, a litre of petrol and a kg of onion ? (Power of Pawar)

Ans. Rs 65

– Compiled by G.Mohan