Month: September 2011

Weekly Business Quiz # 98

Q1. For which fractional ownership private jets co has Warren Buffett appeared in an ad, as he is the largest shareholder in the co ?

Ans. Netjets

Warren Buffett

Q2. Which airline took delivery of the first Boeing 787 dreamliner ?

Ans. All Nippon Airways

Q3. Which car co has launched a harchback called Koleos in india ?

Ans. Renault

Q4. Why is the launch of IMPULSE from Hero Moto being awaited keenly by bike enthusiasts ?

 Ans. India’s first dirt bike

Q5 .Why is the first page of TOI painted yellow today ?

 Ans. An advertisement for DHL

Q6. What is unique about Club X a premium entertainment service launched by Valuable Group ?

Ans. First day first show of new releases at home

Q7. Name this luxury fashion house in Paris , famous for its bags, scarves and ties, which started in 1837 making harnesses and saddles ?

 Ans. Hermes

Q8. On HP top level changes, with which cos were the Executive Chairman Ray Lane and CEO Meg Whitman associated before HP ?

Ans. Oracle and eBay respectively

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan

 

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Weekly Business Quiz # 97

Q1. What unusual condition is applicable to customers at the Louis Vuitton flagship store in Paris ?

 Ans. Only 6 pieces can be bought at a time

Q2. Which co is in the news for taking over aircraft components major Goodrich ?

Ans. United Technologies

Q3. Name this French services co started in 1966 by Pierre Bellon known for its coupons. Its derived from the French Societe d’exploitation Hoteliere.

Ans. Sodexo

Q4 Which pharma major was created from the merger of Ciba Geigy and Sandoz with its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland ?

 Ans. Novartis

Q5. What connects Algida, eskimo, walls, HB, Frisko ?

Ans Same heart logo but diff names of Unilever icecreams in diff countries

Q6. Which MNC has acquired 74 % stake in the Indian UPS mfr Luminous ?

Ans. Schneider electric

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan

Weekly Business Quiz # 96

Q1. Which brand of designer cellphone has a unique button for concierge services across the globe ?

Vertu

Q2. For which brand of shampoo Naina Redhu has been shown falsely as interviewing Katrina Kaif creating a stir on twitter ?

Pantene

Q3. Why do fast food chains have red in their logo or decor ?

 Red colour triggers hunger

Q4. How did the beleagured swedish car maker SAAB get its name ?

Svenska Aerospace AB became SAAB

Q5. How was the Yahoo CEO Carol Batz informed that she was fired by the Board ?

 By a phone call

Q6. Name this successor to Jack Welch who just completed 10 years as the head of GE.

Jeff Immelt

Q7. Name the co floated by 5 PSUs to purchase coal assets abroad .

International Coal Ventures Ltd

Q8. Which bank is in the news for losing over 2 Bn $ due to a rogue trader ?

UBS

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan

Weekly Business Quiz # 95

Q1. Which family owned company owns the scotch brand Glenfiddich ?

 William Grant and Sons

Q2. For his 16th birthday, Michael dell’s parents presented him an Apple -II computer. Why were they annoyed ?

On reaching home, he took the computer apart to understand its parts

Q3. JJ Irani has quit as Chairman of a co saying ” I value my name more than anything else.” Name the co.

Everonn education

Q4. Which car co is launching a car model called EON soon ?

Hyundai

Q5. Which RNBC has decided to repay all its 73000 cr depsoits by Dec 2011 ahead by 4 years ?

Sahara

Q6. In TV programming jargon what is “tent pole property” ?

A programme that brings in viewers for other programmes also. eg KBC for Sony TV

Q7. Which group is launching a new music channel called MIX on the Ganesh Chaturthi day today ?

 Sony or Multi-screen media

Q8. In which sport is isuper league being planned in India on the lines of IPL ?

Car racing

Q9. What is the Indian word for the scandinavian word “Ombudsman” and who coined it in 1963 ?

 Lokpal, L.M.Singhvi, father of Abhishek Singhvi

Q10. “Keep looking beautiful” is the tagline for which popular treatment ?

 Botox

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan