Q 1. Maxximo Gio Genio are pick up trucks from which stable ?
Q2. WIPRO new CEO has signed what clause where in he will receive 12 months pay additionally if he is fired like his predecessors?
Ans. Severance pay
Q3. As one indian american mgmt consultant resigns from boards another Shumeet Banerji joins HP board. He is CEO of which firm ?
Ans. Booz & Co
Q4. What has led Gartner to revise the growth rate of PC sales downwards from 16% to 10.5 % in 2011 ?
Ans. Success of iPad and other tablet computers
Q5. When there was no electricity, net or computers , how was the Ishinomaki Hibi Shimbun newspaper brought out after earthquake ?
Ans. Hand written
Q6. In which chain of fine dining restaurants in india can guests ask for reading glasses or shawls if they need ?
Ans. Mainland China
Q7. What is unique about a new passion pill for men named LEVITRA from BAYER ?
Ans. These melt in the mouth
Q8. Name the business leader who has donated 1540cr eq to his entire personal share in the company to his foundation. Hats off.
Ans GM RAO of GMR
Q9. Who said ‘It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out better associates and you’ll drift in that direction,’?
Ans. Warren Buffett
Q10. Which popular service started its life as BACKRUB ?
Ans. GOOGLE search engine
Q11. Why as a policy Warren Buffett never paid dividends or bought back shares of his co Berkshire ?
Ans. He believes the co manages shareholders money better
Q 12. IIT KGP, HBS, IBM, McKinsey and now President of Berkshire Hathaway. Potential successor of Warren Buffett. Name him.
Ans. Ajit Jain
Q 13. In 1960 Liz Taylor was paid the highest amount ever paid to any actor for playing Cleopatra. How much ? Liz RIP.
Ans. 1 million $
Q14. Situations advertising is a 200 cr agency with accounts like Jyothy labs, everest masala, Yardley etc. Which restaurateur owns it ?
Ans. Anjan Chatterjee of Mainland China and Oh ! Calcutta fame
Q15.Which product has a cricket inspired slogan ” When the match ends, your game begins ” ?
Ans. Axe Googly
Q16. In which popular TV reality show the host Donald Trump in US and Lord Alan Sugar on BBC uses the phrase ” You’re fired ” ?
Ans. The Apprentice
Q17. Where will be the first indigenous 500MW fast breeder reactor set up in india ?
Q18. Which airline has announced fare cuts of 15 % in major domestic routes triggering a price war ?
Ans. Air india
Q19. Name the indian billionaire IPLteam owner who has bought tickets worth 5 cr for self and guests for world cup finals
Ans. Mukesh Ambani
Q20. Yet another Buffett nugget If i were not doing what i am doing,I would probably be a ______ ? Fill in the blank.
Q21. What technology helps a customer executive in a YES BANK branch to know the details of the customer on PC as he walks in without keying any no. or swiping a card?
Ans. RFID in the debit card
Q22. What asset class is Buffett talking ‘i dont like it. All the 7Trillion$ worth can be kept in a room of 67 cu.ft. Returns come from price rise only ‘?
Q23. Which indian singer composer has started an online music academy in US ?
Ans. Shankar Mahadevan
– Compiled by G.Mohan twitter handle @go_mohan