Q 1. OLX is slowly emerging as the place to buy and sell used stuff online in India. Which was the country to have the first OLX ?
Q 2. Which tech major has acquired the internet security start-up Impermium which has two indian founders ?
Q 3. What is the unique service provided by the website www.idealist.org ?
Ans. A place for seeking and offering volunteering opportunities
Q4. Which company has got a trademark on the word ‘candy’ forcing many companies to withdraw their games which has candy in their name ?
Ans. King, the developer of Candy crush Saga
Q5. Which country’s citizens have the highest per capita tea consumption in the world ?
Q.6. Which brand has launched a 3 min video on YOuTube which ends with ‘ Har Ghar, ____ Ghar ‘ .? Fill in the blank.
Q 7.In which song by which singer are lines like You wanna Bugatti ‘ You wanna Maserati’ ‘You wanna Lamborghini’ urging people to work ?
Ans. Work Bitch by Britney Spears
Q 8.Name the 6 countries that make up the emerging markets CIVETS, coined by Robert Ward of EIU.
Ans. Columbia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, South Africa
Q 9. Coffee houses are places where people hangout. How has a coffee house in Moscow decided to charge its customers ? It is becoming a trend now
Ans. Paying by time and not cups. Coffee and cookies are on the house
Q. 10 What is the unique business of Art Remba ?
Ans. Art on rent
Q. 11 Times Group has launched a Gujarati daily from Ahmedabad. What is its name ?
Ans. Nav Gujarat Samay
Q. 12Who is the publisher of Jitendra Bhargava’s book The Descent of Air India & has apologised to Praful Patel and decided to withdraw the book?
Q, 13 Who has won the telecast rights for the FIFA world cup and other events for the next 5 yrs for the Indian sub-continent ?
Ans. Sony Six
Q 15. With which foreign IT services major has HCL Tech announced a strategic alliance, sparking rumours of a merger ?
Q. 16 In what business are the start-ups Notion Press, Cinnamon Teal , Pothi , Zorba ?
Ans. Self-publishing services providers
Q 17 Identify this logo
Q 18. Teacher’s whiskey and other brands of Beam have been acquired by whom recently ?
Ans. Suntory of Japan
Q 19. Which tech major has acquired Nest , the makers of the smart thermostat and other home automation products ?
Q 20. Identify this Identify this Indian American and her achievement.
Ans. Kavya Manyapu, the only lady flight test engineer in the Boeing team building a space exploration flight for NASA
Q 21. The two logos are frighteningly similar. One is Westland Publishing’s logo. Which is the other one ?
Q 22. In this recent TVC what is Aishwarya promoting?
Ans. Stemcell banking for LifeCell
Q 23. This is a diagram of a patent awarded to Amazon recently. What is the patent for ?
Ans. Anticipatory shipping
Q24. Why is this company in the news ?
Ans. Yara is a fertilizer co which is involved in a corruption scandal with Kribhco for a JV in India.
– Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan