Q1. Former Sony chairman Noria Ohga died recently. He created the audio CD. Why did he insist the CD should play 75 mins.?
Ans. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony was 75 mins long. He was a big fan of classical music
Q2. Which co has asked its ind. directors to return the excess remuneration paid to them by the previous mgmt to keep their mouth shut ?
Ans. Mahindra Satyam
Q3. Why is Britain expected to have a huge surge in tourist traffic in the weekend starting april 29th ?
Ans.William Kate royal wedding
Q4. Crown Jewels is presented in a heirloom collectors box. CJ- the strength of a prince with the yielding sensitivity of a princess to be What is crown Jewels?
Q5. Name the two indian businessmen who figure in the TIME list of most influential persons of 2010 in the world.
Ans. MUKESH AMBANI & AZIM PREMJI
Q6. Name the central registry created to check home loan frauds in india .
Q7. Who has bought 51 % stake in Tata Steel subsidiary Tata Refractories ?
Ans. Nippon steel
Q8. As gold crosses 1500$ mark recall the price of gold in 2006. a. Below 500$ b. > 500 & < 750 c. > 750 & < 1000 d. > 1000&< 1250
Ans b. around 600 $
Q9. Gautam Doshi, Surendra Pipara and Hari Nair high profile occupants of Tihar Jail. To which business house they belong ?
Ans. Reliance ADAG
Q10. As per a PwC study of 37 indian companies across sectors what is the average annual remuneration paid to an employee ?
Ans. Rs 4.8 lakhs p.a
Q11. What is ‘INDIA + 1’ model of software outsourcing ?
Ans. A de-risking strategy to outsource to one more country in addition to India
Q12. Which corporate group having a hotel business is seen as a big takeover threat by Oberoi and Leela groups ?
Q13. In the Education First -english proficiency index published recently india is ranked 30th. What is china’s rank ?
Q14. Pitchinvasion.in is an internet radio station having alt commentary on IPL promoted by Anupam Mukherji.Why he became famous in IPL -2 in ’09?
Ans. The Fakeiplplayer blog
– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan