Q 1. Name this pioneer of e-governance in India who even taught Rajiv Gandhi computers and was DG of National Informatics Centre. He passed away recently.
Ans. Dr N.Seshagiri
Q 2. In the sports management firm Rhiti MSD Alamode pvt ltd what does MSD stand for ?
Ans. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Q 3. The now bankrupt Halsey Minor sold a tech co for $ 1.8 billion only 5 years ago, becoming a lesson in losing big money.Which co did he sell to whom ?
Ans. He sold CNet to CBS
Q 4. Niels Bohr the Physicist when he won the Nobel Prize also received a prize from the neighbourhood brewery, beer on tap. Name the brand.
Q 5. Why does Narayana Murthy call Infosys his middle child ?
Ans. Infosys was born between the birth of his daughter and son
Q 6. Name this pseudo cereal which originated in South America which is gaining popularity among health food enthusiasts for low carbohydrate.
Q 7. Which is the world’s largest lottery company in terms of funds, in the world ?
Ans. Lottomatica, italy
Q 8. What connects Larry Elison, Michael Dell, Howard Shulz, Paul Allaire ?
Ans. Boomerang CEOs, CEOs who returned after retirement to their original co.
Q9. Which university is the first one in India to offer an MBA in court management starting this year ?
Ans. NALSAR University, Hyderabad
Q10. In order to concentrate more on TV and Digital, which business magazine has asked the entire editorial team to leave ?
Ans, Forbes India
Q11. Which Indian private pharma co was involved in the development of the ROTOVAC vaccine ?
Ans. Bharat Biotech International
Q 12. With which ad agency was Rituparno Ghosh associated as a copywriter before he became a Film Director ? Rituparno RIP.
Q 13. In which international B-school does Reliance offers a Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship to MBA students ?
Q 14. With which apparel brand would you associate the Japanese co Fast Retailing ?
Q 15. On Sony, an analyst writes “Electronics is its Achilles’ heel and, in our view, it is worth zero,” What is its most profitable business ?
-Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan
i am vry for the questions compiled by you …they r vry informative……
Appreciate the effort to compile these questions. Will be useful for the Quiz club at my college – IBS, Hyderabad
Dear Prof Mani,
Thanks very much for your participation and the kind words. Regards, G.Mohan