Month: November 2015

Weeky Business Quiz # 312

Q 1. Who owns the instant noodles brand Joymee that is available in Indian markets ?

Ans. Inbisco, an Indonesian co.

Q 2. What is Hillary Clinton’s objection to the Pfizer-Allergan merger ?

Ans.  The new company prefers to be headquartered in Ireland and not USA to save a huge amount of tax. This is also called tax inversion

Q 3. Which ecommerce site has got adversely hit due to Aamir Khan’s utterances on intolerance ?

Ans. Snapdeal, people are doing Appwapsi and downgrading the ratings

Q 4. In what product category has Tata launched Tata Sampann ?

Ans. Packaged spices by  Tata Chemicals

Q5. What campaign has Durex started on Twitter to commemorate the AIDS day on Dec 1 ?

Ans. Condom Emoji

Q6. What is Arre and who are its promoters ?

arre

Ans. A digital media venture by Ronnie Screwvala, B Saikumar and Ajay Chacko

Q7. Who are the co-owners of Mashal sports, that has promoted the Prro-Kabaddi league ?

Ans. Anand Mahindra and Charu Sharma

Q8. Identify her and the bank she will head soon

zarin

Ans. Zarin Daruwalla, who will quit ICICI Bank to head Stanchart India

Q9. To which country does the retail chain Falabella belong ?

falabella-

Ans. Chile

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Weekly Business Quiz # 311

Q 1. Name this incubator in Silicon Valley that has given birth to over 1000 startups incl Air BnB, DropBox. It was started by Paul Graham & 3 others.

Ans. Y Combinator

Q 2. Which hotel chain has Marriott acquired to become the largest hotel chain in the world ?

Ans. Starwood

Q3. After quitting as the CEO of IPL, where has Sunder Raman joined ?

Ans. Reliance – Sports as CEO

Q4. Wow is an airline from which country ?

Ans. Iceland

Q5. As per the recent statistics which is the world’s busiest airport ?

Ans. Atlanta, USA

Q6. What guidelines did RBI issue in July 2014 to make the ATMs friendly for the visually challenged ?

Ans. All new ATMs to be talking ATMs with Braille keypads. All old ATMs to be gradually converted.

Q7. Name the credit rating agency promoted by Prof Vivek Kulkarni, IAS and former IT Secretary, Govt of Karnataka . It is the fifth approved credit rating agency in India.

Ans. Brickwork ratings

The Weekly Business Quiz has completed 6 years this November. Thanks to all the visitors.

  • Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan