Month: October 2012

Weekly Business Quiz # 153

Q 1. In the BCCI auction for IPL Hyderabad franchise earlier held by  Deccan Chargers , who has won it ? 
 
Ans. Sun TV
 
Q 2. Where was Late Jaspal Bhatti employed as an Executive Engineer before he became a full time TV artist ? 
 
Ans. Punjab State Elec Board
 
Q3. Which TV news channel is slated to have blackmailed JSPL ? 
 
Ans. Zee News
 
Q4. What was the earlier name of First Source now acquired by CESC ?
 
Ans.  Icici OneSource
 
Q5. Why has the NYSE been shut down on 29th October, 2012. The first unscheduled one after 2001. 
 
Ans. Hurricane Sandy
 
Q6. Which cricketer endorses “One Nation One Card” ? 
 
Ans.Sourav Ganguly
 
Q7. Connect Telenor and Sun Pharma … 
 
Ans. Sudhir Valia , the brother in law of Dilip Shanghvi of Sun Pharma will acquire 26% in the Indian arm of Telenor
 
Q8. Expand IRB . The infra co in the news.
 
Ans. Ideal Road Builders
 
Q9. For shooting the ad for which jewellery brand has Diego Maradona come to Kerala ?
 
Ans. Chemmannur jewellers
 
Q10. Who is world’s largest manufacturer of petro coke ?
 
Ans.  Rain Commodities
 
Q11. Who has acquired Familycredit a vehicle finance co recently ?
 
Ans. L & T Finance
 
Q12. The old refrigerator brand Kelvinator has been relaunched.who owns the brand now ? 
 
Ans. Videocon
 
Q 13. Apple announced the price of.its latest offering iPad Mini recently. What is the price of the base version ?
 
Ans. US $ 329
 
– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan
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Weekly Business quiz # 152

Q 1. With which ‘social’ entrepreneur would you associate Purti group of companies ? 
 
Ans. Nitin Gadkari
 
Q2. What was the ecommerce site  known when it was a single category vendor ? 
 
 
Q3. In the newly opened Starbucks cafe in Mumbai what brand of tea is going to be served ? 
 
Ans. Tata Tazo
 
Q4. Which businessman has a private plane with his initials VT-VJM ?
 
Ans. Vijay Mallya
 
Q5Name t. he International news magazine whcih has decided to go all digital from 2013 after being 80 years in print 
 
Ans. Newsweek
 
Q6. Who has repalced Vikram Pandit as the chief at Citigroup ? 
 
Ans. Mike Carbot
 
Q7. What new model has been introduced by M & M which is priced between XUV 500 and Pajero ?
 
Ans. Ssangyong Rexton
 
Q8. What is the official name for the Nobel Prize in Economics ? 
 
Ans. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
 
-Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan