Month: March 2012

Weekly Business Quiz # 124

Q1. Jet has decided to merge Jet Konnect and JetLite. Which brand will be retained ?

Ans. Jet Konnect

Q2.  UPS has acquired TNT. What is the full form of TNT ?
 
Ans. Thomson Nationwide Transport
 
Q3. Name the first open source company that will clock 1 billion $ in revenues.
 
Ans. Red Hat
 
Q4. Why has Israel decided to ban skinny models from ads ?
 
Ans. To reduce eating disorders
 
Q5. What will be the name of the new sports channel to be launched by Sony ?
 
Ans. Six
 
Q6. Where will the HQ of the co formed out of the merger of Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Satyam be located ?
 
Ans. Pune
 
Q7. Among cola drinkers who are ‘dualists’ and ‘resistants” ?
 
Ans. Dualists drink both regular and diet at diff times. Resistants drink neither
 
Q8. If Pepsi has Tropicana as its pure juices brand, what is Coke’s pure juice brand called ?
 
Ans. Simply juices
 
Q9. Which animation character created by Hyderabad based Green Gold Animation has made Pogo the No 1 children’s channel in India ?
 
Ans. Chhota Bheem
 
Q10. On World Water Day today, how is SBI celebrating ?
 
Ans. SBI gave away a free water purifier to 13600 schools from their 13600 branches
 
Q11.From April 1 2012 what will be the uniform validity of all cheques as per a RBI regulation ?
 
Ans. 3 months
 
Q12. GAIL has built India’s longest gas pipeline which was inaug y’day by PM. Name the two terminals of this line.
 
Ans. Dahej to Bhatinda
 
Q 13. Many analysts in US have decided to exclude one co’s results from corporate earnings, bcos the co skews the results. Name the co.
 
Ans. Apple
 
Q14. Artist Robert Hunt painted the image of a boy on the moon fishing, which was converted by I L & m into a digital image. Which movie co logo ?
 
Ans. Dreamworks
 
Q15. Most logos carry one icon, but which co logo has as many as 25 icons with symbols such as sun, DNA, bee, flower and heart?
 
Ans. Unilever
 
Q 16. To which brand did Karhu Sports sell its logo for $ 2000 and two bottles of whiskey ?
Ans Adidas

Q 17. Which car logo was designed by Childe Harild Wills, the inventor of Vanadium and molybdenum steel alloys ?

Ans. Ford Motors

( Note : Q14 to 17 were taken from Sunday Chronicle dated 25/03/12. Thanks)

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Weekly Business Quiz # 123

1. Where has Harvard Business School set up its classroom in Mumbai for Executive Education in India ?

Ans. Taj Land’s End, Mumbai

2. Why has Nestle India been hauled up for violating advt norms ?

Ans. The tins of Lactogen do not have warning reg Mother’s milk in Hindi and font size was small

3. Name the celebrity who endorses Fast track, Flying Machine jeans, Herbalife, Fair and Lovely for men, Sangam suitings etc.

Ans. Virat Kohli 

4. Connect Ventura, Mantra, RAHI, Turbo

Ans. Regional airlines started in India recently

5.What is the increased limit of free baggage allowance as per the recent budget ?
 
Ans. Rs 35000 from Rs 25000 earlier
 
6. Who has launched a special Tendulkar edition of a drink to honour Tendulkar 100th century ?
 
ImageAns. Coca Cola
 
7. Strayer University US has launched an 18 month Executive MBA delivered online in collaboration with a fmr CEO, now retired. Who ?
 
Ans. Jack Welch
 
8. After 244 years Encyclopedia Britannica has stopped recently. What reasons have been cited ?
 
Ans. Internet and Wikipedia
 
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