Month: June 2015

Weekly Business Quiz # 290

Q 1. Who was the Indian behind Great West Bengal Railway company in 1845 set up to transport coal from Rajmahal to Calcutta ?

Ans. Dwarkanath Tagore, grandfather of Rabindranath Tagore

Q 2. This is the first Swiss steel luxury watch that was brought out by Audemars Piguet. Name it.

Royal Oak

Ans. Royal Oak

Q 3. This is headquarters of a group in 1930s when it used to sell noodles. Name the group.Samsung

Ans. Samsung

Q 4. Which brand of Indian snacks has been banned by the US food regulator FDA ?

Ans. Haldiram’s

Q 5. Name the brand owned by the company Manpasand Beverages that is going for an IPO ?

Ans. Fruitsip

Q6. Identify the singer. Paas Aao Na used in the Close Up TV Commercial 

Ans. Sona Mahapatra

Q7. Identify this person. He passed away last week. May his soul RIPCharles Correa

Ans. Charles Correa

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan


Weekly Business Quiz # 289

Q 1.This century old brand of heavy duty glass was originally used in rail road lanterns. It is mfd by World Kitchen under licence from Corning.

Ans. Pyrex

Q 2. Apple Music has been launched in India. What are they charging as subscription per month for an individual and a family pack ?

Ans. Rs 120 per month for a single and Rs 199 for a family pack

Q 3. Which brand has created India’s first lesbian TV commercial ?

Ans. Anouk from Myntra

Q 4. With Twitter CEO Dick Costolo being asked to step down who will take over as the CEO of Twitter from July 1 ?

Ans. Jack Dorsey as an interim CEO

Q 5. Who has been appointed as President -News for Times Now and ET Now ?

Ans. Arnab Goswami

Q 6. Ogilvy UK has launched a specialism called Ogilvy Pride. What is special about this specialism ?

Ans targeting the LGBT community

Q7. This is a new Pizza launched by Pizza Hut in USA. Name it.


Ans. Hotdog Pizza

– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan