Weekly Business Quiz # 164

Q 1. Can the Oscar winners or their heirs sell the statuettes legally ?

Ans. The first right of refusal rests with the academy for a value of 1 $.

Q 2. What makes a film eligible for Oscar awards ?

Ans. It has to have atleast one week paid run in the LA County in the last one year

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Q3. If Katrina is the face of Slice, who will be the face of Maaza ?

Ans. Parineeti Chopra and Imran Khan

Q4. After PVR acquired Cinemax, which multiplex chain is set to be acquired by INOX ?

Ans. Fun republic

Q5. Kingfisher airlines has provided the Kingfisher brand as one of the collaterals to the lenders for its huge debt. What is its value ?

Ans. Rs 3000 crore valued by Grant Thornton.

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Q6. In terms of per capita income which is the richest country in the world ?

Ans. Qatar at 98,000+ $

Q7. Obama has decided not to go for the platinum coin option. What was the option ?

Ans. Minting  platinum coins and stamping a value of  1Trillion $ to avoid the debt ceiling legally

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Q8. Name this Internet pioneer and hacker who was a co-inventor of RSS 1.0 and a founder of REDDIT. He committed suicide at 26.

Ans. Aaron Swartz

Q9/ Which brand has become the world’s largest selling PC brand by beating HP ?

Ans. Lenovo

Q 10. Which brand of detergent has become a pain for the retailers across US because of its ease of theft from superstores by drug pedlars ?

Ans. Tide

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Q 11. Dialogues from which Tarantino movie has inspired the words of the idea jingle ” u r my pumpkin, pumpkin, hunny bunny ”

Ans. Pulp Fiction

Q 12. Who has been nominated by Pres Obama to succeed Timothy Geithner as the treasury secretary ?

Ans. Jack Lew

Q 13. Which Indian co has been nominated for the notorious Public Eye awards for worst co worldwide for protection of human rights and environment ?

Ans. Coal India

Q14. In 1875 41 replicas of kilogram was made under the International Prototype Kilogramme ( IPK)  from a spl alloy of Platinum-Iridium Why is it in news now ?

Ans. Its weight has increased marginally

Q 15. What is the key distinction between a multilevel marketing and a pyramid scheme ?

Ans. MLM makes money by selling products and not by enrolling new members

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Q 16. Twigs from which tree were recommended by Prophet Muhammad for brushing. It is also a brand.

Ans. Miswak

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Q 17. Which city’s iconic metro celebrated its 150 years recently ?

Ans. London

Q 18. Which US University has honored HCL Founder Shiv Nadar by naming a Chair of Engineering in his name ?

Ans. Carnegie Mellon

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan


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