Month: November 2012

Weekly Business Quiz # 157

Q1.In the context of Indian banking what is CTS 2010 standard ?

Ans. Cheque Truncation system For more on this read the link 

Q2. Which is the UK software acquisition for which HP has taken a writedown of 8.8 Bn $ this quarter ?

Ans. Autonomy For more on this read the link 

Q3. In men’s fashion what is ‘spezzato’?

Ans. Wearing contrasting jacket and trousers For more Read the Link 

Q4. Who will be taking over as the MD and CEO of National Stock Exchange from Ravi Narain next April ?

Ans.Chitra Ramakrishna

Q5. Name the movie on financial planning for youth produced by IDFC Foundation and directed by Amole Gupte .

Ans.One Idiot  For more read the link

Q6. What is the 3-6-3 life of a banker ?

Ans. Borrow at 3 %, lend at 6 % and be at golf course by 3PM

For more read the link

Q7. With which hot IT co that uses robots and algorithms to do work done by programmers would you associate Chetan Dube ?

Ans. IPSoft 

For more read the link

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan


Weekly Business Quiz # 156

Q 1. Which co owns Twinkies , the co has filed for bankruptcy protection ?

Ans. Hostess 

Q 2. Which soft drink brand started life as “ideal brain tonic” for headaches and exhaustion sold exclusively in pharmacies ?

Ans. Coca Cola  

Q 3. Name the liquor baron behind the Wave group of companies.

Ans. Ponty Chadha 

Q 4. Who has been selected as the Businessman of the year by Fortune magazine for 2012 ?

Ans. Jeff Bezos 

Q5. This japanese brand considers itself as.the Apple of toilet design. Name the brand.

Ans. Toto 

Q 6. Biscuit market pref have changed in last two years.Glucose no 3. Which are the first two?

Ans. Cookies and Cream 

Q 7.In the recently concluded 2G auctions Telewings is the highest bidder for 6 circles. Which MNC owns Telewings ?

Ans. Telenor 

Q8. Name the Hindi and Urdu newspapers brought by Associated journals ltd which used to bring out National Herald.

Ans. Navjivan and Quami Awaz  

Q9. Japan has lost it’s edge in TV. Among the following brands Sony, Panasonic, Hitachi, Sharp which brand has stopped mfg TVs ?

Ans. Hitachi  

Q 10. Tom and James Monaghan started a pizza restaurant.James sold his 50 % stake to his bro for a used VW Beetle. Which chain ?

Ans. Dominos 

Q 11. On the Diwali day, BSE has a special Mahurat trading for start of a new year. What Samvat starts today ?

Ans. 2069 

Q 12. One of the well known FMCG brand had a photo of a lamp in its early packs and it had Diwali had its sub brand. Name the brand.

Ans. Tata salt  

Q 13. In management jargon, what is gamification ?

Ans.Use of game mechanics and game design techniques in workplace like giving badges, leader boards etc 

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan

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