Month: June 2016

Weekly Business Quiz # 339

India 

Q 1. What is unique about the e-commerce venture started by Chandra Bhan Prasad ?

Ans. Chandra Bhan is a dalit entrepreneur who has named the venture Dalit Foods and is challenging the social glass ceiling

Q2. Which classic tune was chosen by Titan founder Xerxes Desai as the signature tune for Titan watches advts ?

Ans. 25th symphony by Mozart

 

Q3. Which Japanese co owns Netmagic one of the first startups in the data centre space in India ?

Ans. Nippon Telephone and Telegraph ( NTT)

Q4. How is the business services provider Quess Corp which is coming out with an IPO connected to NRI Prem Watsa ?

Ans. Thomas Cook is a majority owner of Quess Corp. Thomas Cook India is owned by Fairfax Corp of V.Prem Watsa

Global

Q5. What is the penalty which Volkswagen likely to pay to US authorities for using a cheat software leading to the emissions scandal ?

Ans. Approx 15 Bn $

Q6. What does Maria Sharapova propose to do while she is serving her two year suspension from tennis ?

Ans. Doing an MBA from Harvard Business School

  • Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan 

 

 

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Weekly Business Quiz # 338

India

Q 1. What was the first bank in India, established in the year 1770 ?

Ans. Bank of Hindustan

Q 2. Who was the first Indian Governor of RBI ?

Ans. C.D.Deshmukh

Q3. What was first about the Prathama Bank set up in Moradabad in the year 1975 ?

Ans. First RRB in India. It was set up by Syndicate Bank

Q4. What is the Urja Ganga project announced by the Govt of India ?

Ans. Natural Gas pipeline from Jagdishpur in UP to Haldia

 

Q5. Where has the former Infosys Sr Exec/ iGate chief Ashok Vemuri joined after resigning from iGate ? 

Ans. Xerox Business Services

Q6. Sula Vineyards one of the leading wine brands is going beyond wines to another drink by launching Janus. What is Janus ?

Ans. India’s first 100 % grape brandy

Global

Q7. What is motif investing ?

Ans. Motif Investment allows investors to choose from over 100 pre-built portfolios of 20-30 stocks, to customize existing motifs, or to create a brand new, unique portfolio all for a low execution cost. But it has higher risk as investors also play the role portfolio managers for their motifs.

Q8. Nikesh Arora while exiting Softbank as the COO said Supercell was his best deal. In which business is Supercell in and who has acquired it?

Ans. Supercell is into gaming and has been acquired by Tencent

  • Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan