Weekly Business Quiz # 305

Q 1. Bill Ackman is an activist investor. Who or what is an activist investor ?

Ans. Investors who acquire a large stake in a company and try to bring about massive changes in the strategy and also change in management

Q 2. Who fancies himself a philosopher, an artist, a fashion designer & also as a man who can run two multibillion-dollar Internet companies at the same time ?

Ans. Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Square

Q3. How much has BP agreed to pay as compensation to Justice dept as settlement for Deep water Horizon oil spill of 2010 ?

Ans. US $ 20 Billion

Q 4. Which Indian couple have made the largest donation of 100 Mn $ to New York University in US ?

Tandons

Ans. Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon

Q5. Which international airline has been ranked consistently as the No 1 airline in the world by the Travel & Leisure mag for last 20 yrs ?

Ans. Singapore Airlines

Q 6. This picture of Mahatma Gandhi is with Lord Frederick Lawrence in 1946 was taken by an unknown photographer. Why is this picture significant even today ?

Gandhi

Ans. Mirror image of this Gandhi photo is found in all Indian Currency Notes smile emoticon

Q7. Who owns Junglee pictures, the company that has co-produced Talvar , the movie directed by Meghna Gulzar ?

Ans. Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd, owners of Times of India

  • Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan
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