Q 1. Which BRICS country has increased the interest rate from 10.5 % to 17 % in order to protect its currency ?
Q 2. Which tea is undercutting Darjeeling tea and posing a threat to Darjeeling tea ?
Ans. Nepal Tea
Q3. What is the theme for the 2015 Govt of India calendar published by the I & B Ministry ?
Ans. Clean Green India
Q4. What are the three themes around which Harish Bhat will head a cluster of 14 Tata Group cos focussing on Indian consumer ?
Ans. 1. Health and Wellness
2. The aspirational consumer
3. The Digital ecosystem
Q5. Cable and Loonies are nicknames for which currencies ? ( Source : BS Quiz)
Ans. Great Britain Pound and Canadian Creflo A. Dollar
Q5. Started in 2008, it has 3.4 million users and 16.7 million repositories, making it the largest code repository in the world. Name it.
Q6. As per Brand Finance, which is the most powerful brand in the world ?
Q7. Carl’s Jr, a brand endorsed by the likes of Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and Padma Lakshmi. It will soon enter India. What is its business ?
Q8. Name this regional brand from Gujarat which has 90% of the state’s wafers market and was even wooed by Pepsi and Kellogg’s but refused.
Ans. Balaji Wafers
Q9. Who has replaced SRK as the richest Indian celebrity in the Forbes list for 2014 ?
Ans. Salman Khan
Q 10. Why is this ship Barracuda built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers an important achievement for India ?
Ans. The first war ship exported by India
– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan