Month: December 2014

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 350,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 15 days for that many people to see it.

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Weekly Business Quiz # 265

Q 1. Which well known car dealer in the South is going to set up a car showroom which will have no cars on display, it will be only digital ?

Ans. TVS and Sons

Q2. What is the principle of Net Neutrality, being talked about widely after Airtel’s announcement ?

Ans. No differential charges for various Internet uses.

Q3. Which ethnic wear brand is owned by the Kolkata based Vedant fashions ?

Ans. Manyavar

Q4. With which cricketer would you associate the fashion label WROGN ?

Ans. Virat Kohli

Q5. How did the popular programming language Python get its name ?

Ans. The creator of the language Guido van Rossum was fond of the Monty Python TV series, so he chose the name Python.

Q6. If an Indian Locomotive model has WDM 3 written on it ,what do these letters and number indicate ?

Ans. W-broad gauge D-diesel motive power M-suitable for goods&services 3-3000hp. First alphabet for gauge, Second for Motive Power, Third for Use and Numeral for Horespower is the nomenclature for Indian locos.

Q7. PM Modi has a new management slogan..Avoid ABCD and adopt ROAD…what do the acronyms ABCD and ROAD mean ?

Ans. Avoid Bypass Confuse Delay ( ABCD) & Responsibility Ownership Accountability Discipline ( ROAD)

Q8. What can this machine make ?

Foodini

Ans. 3D printing of pizza and burger

Q9. Identify the advertiser and also who owns the co.. ?

Anand

Ans.  Margadarshi Chits , Ramoji Group of Ramoji Rao

Q 10. Identify this Economist who made waves in 2014 with his book.

Pikety

Ans.  Thomas Pikety, Capital in the 21st century

Wishing all the readers of India Business Quiz a very happy 2015.

Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan