Q 1. What was the April Fool prank played by Google on All Fools day ?
Ans. Google Nose
Q 2. Novartis has lost a landmark patent case on an anti-cancer drug in the Indian Supreme Court. What is the popular name of the drug ?
Q 3. Who has taken over as the Chairman and CEO of Dr Reddy’s Labs after the death of the founder ? How was he related to the founder ?
Ans. G.V.Prasad, son-in-law of Dr Anji Reddy
Q4. What is the ‘My Stamp’ scheme launched by India Posts ?
Ans. Anybody can get a real postage stamp made for a fee
Q5. What is the key difference between Google Play movie and YouTube rentals launched in India recently ?
Ans. Androuid Play will work only on Android, Youtube in any platform
Q 6.Who or what type of people are ‘datasexuals’ ?
Ans. Those people who are constantly making measurements about themselves and sharing with others
Q 7.Who will be the brand ambassador for the newly launched Indian online store for adult items http://imbesharam.com ?
Ans. sunny Leone
Q8.Amazon has recently acquired the social network Goodreads for nearly 1 bn $. What is the most common metric used to value networks ?
Ans. No of Users X Value per user
Q9. On what case has Tata Sons won a legal battle with Arno Palmer ?
Ans. Cybersquatting on the domain name tatainfotech.in
Q 10. In Geekspeak what is “dogfooding” ?
Abns. employees of a co using their own software products to demonstrate reliability as well test the product
Q 11.Identify this electronics MNC, whose name in Japanese means ” leave luck to heaven”. It started life in 1889 as a playing cards co
Q 12. You may know draught beer. what is craft beer ?
Ans. Beer brewed using special ingredients by microbreweries in US.
Q 13In pharma lingo, what is regenerative medicine ?
Ans. Medicine that counters ageing process
Q 14. HUL has decided to increase the share of digital marketing spend to 10 %. Who will be training HUL executives on digital marketing ?
Q 15. Rhythm and Hues, an animation studio has filed for bankruptcy protection. For which recent hit film did they do special affects for ?
Ans. Life of Pi
Q 16.Which brand is running a campaign called “Soldier for Women” ?
Q 17. Which video hosting site is owned by France Telecom
Ans. Daily Motion
Q 18Which soap brand was concocted by William Lever in 1894 and sold it as a means to combat cholera ? No longer sold in UK but sold in India
Q19. Which MNC has sued Micromax for a large patent violation claiming damages of over Rs 100 crore ?
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