Q 1. Which UK newspaper will have an Indian born 29 year old as its editor ?
Ans. The Independent
Q 2. “Conquering the Chaos: Win in India, Win Everywhere” is a new book by Ravi Venkatesan. Which MNCs did he head in India ?
Ans. MicroSoft and Cummins India
Q3. Who is the new Union Minister for Railways ?
Ans. Mallikarjun Kharge
Q4. What is common to Organic food, Live Music, Hardback and Acoustic Guitar ?
Ans. All are retronyms. They were given the prefix after a variant was discovered.
Q5. Which is the world’s No 1 in terms of brand licensing globally ?
Q6. Times of India has entered the field of higher education. What is thus division called ?
Q7. From July 1, Mutual Funds in India will be colour coded on the basis of their risk and return. What are the three colours chosen for them ?
Ans. Blue- Low Risk, Yellow-Medium Risk and Brown- High Risk.
Q8. In which shipyard is India’s first homemade aircraft carrier being built ?
Ans. Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Kochi
Q9. PwC India has allowed ‘compressed workweeks’ for their employees. What does this mean ?
Ans. 40 hours in 4 days and taking 3 day weekend
Q10. When Bill Gates was asked what superpower he most wanted, what did he reply ?
Ans. Ability to read super fast
Q 11. Anand Mahindra, the current chief of M & M is the nephew of his predecessor Keshub Mahindra. Who was his father and which co did he head ?
Ans. Harish Mahindra , Mahindra Ugine Steel Co.
Q 12. What startup came out of its founder Phanindra Sama unable to get bus ticket from Bangalore during Diwali ?
Q 13. MusicWorld is shutting down its last and the flagship store in Kolkata. It was a division of which company ?
Ans. Spencer’s retail belonging to RP- Sanjeev Goenka Group
Q 14. By acquiring Cooper Tires of US in the largest deal in India’s automotive industry, what will be the rank of Apollo tyres globally ?
Q 15. Which 160 year old service is being discontinued by BSNL from July 15 onwards ?
Q 16. Who said ” management works in the system ; leadership works on the system” ?
Ans. Stephen Covey
– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter Handle @go_mohan