Month: October 2011

Weekly Business Quiz # 103

Q1. Which was the first bank to raise savings bank interest rate to 6 % after RBI deregulated it ?

 Ans. Yes Bank

Q2. Name the first woman President and CEO of IBM who will take over from Sam Palmisano

Ans. Virginia M Rometty

Q3. Which Indian woman has appeared for the first time in the Forbes billionaires list ?

Ans. Savitri Jindal

Q4. Who has bought over the Ericsson stake in Sony ericsson joint venture ?

 Ans. Sony

Q5. Which co has launched its first ATM that dispenses gold and diamonds at Phoenix Mills, Mumbai ?

Ans. Gitanjali Jewels

Q6. In the context of IBM what is ‘TWO IN A BOX’ ?

 Ans. A team of two. One consultant and one salesman to handle a client.

Q7. Who owns the sports car brands Porsche and Lamborghini ?

 Ans. The VW Audi group.

Q8. Who is a SOMMELIER ?

 Ans. A wine expert

Q9. Which model of SUV has been launched in RA.ONE ?

Ans. VW Touraeg

Q10. Why is the closing down of Vaishnavi communications front page news ?

Ans. Nira Radia

Q11. As per a Mint study who was the highest paid non promoter executive in 2010 11 @17.3 cr ?

Ans. Debu Bhattacharya

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan


Weekly Business Quiz # 102

Q. In 2010 which was the new member introduced to the Johnnie Walker family ?

 Ans. Double black label

Q. 2What is unique about DYSON fans sold at over 25000 Rs each ?

Ans. These are bladeless fans.

Q3. Why has Shiney Ahuja slapped a case on Micromax ?

Ans. Their ad shows a maid stealing a mobile with SHINY written on it.

Q4. Who has received the TN govt contract for supplying laptops to govt school children ?

 Ans. Lenovo

Q5. can escape the Ra.One blitz. Besides Red chillies who is the other producer of this movie ?

 Ans. Eros Entertainment

Q6. Marc Benioff of Salesforce calls the current IT revolution as SOCIAL. Expand the acronym .

Ans. Speed-Open-Collaboration-Individual-Alignment-Leadership

Q7. Logos of which cos are shown upside down in the Wikileaks press conference as they announce they will no longer publish ?

Ans. VISA, Mastercard, Paypal who refused to collect money for Wikileaks

Q8. What is HANS in the Formula one context ?

 Ans. Head and neck system. It supports the helmet.

Q9. Maruti made Gurgaon. Manesar is unmaking Maruti. How ?

Ans. Labour unrest

Q10. There is no ‘Intel inside’ Apple or Android smart phones or tablets. Who designs the core processors for these devices ?

Ans. Designed by ARM and mfd by Samsung

Q11. Name the co behind the world’s first private spaceport at new mexico USA.

Ans. Virgin Galactic

Q12. Which co has set up a 30MW solar farm in Gujarat – claiming it to be Asia’s largest farm ?

Ans. Moser Baer

Q13. Which Bollywood actress is the new face of Titan ?

Katrina Kaif


Compiled by G.Mohan twitter handle @go_mohan