Weekly Business Quiz # 337

India

 

Q 1. Who is the NRI value investor behind Dakshana Foundation that has set a goal of sending 2020 poor Indians to IITs by 2020 ? This yr is > 250

Ans. Mohnish Pabrai

 

Q2. Which brand has been launched with the tag line ‘Subah Ka Biscuit’ ?

bournvita

Ans. Cadbury’s Bournvita

Global

Q 3. In which industry is the Baker Hughes count an important business barometer ? What does it measure ?

Ans. Baker Hughes Rig Count is an indicator for the oil exploration industry. The active rig count acts as a leading indicator of demand for products

Q4. With Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn for 26.2 Bn $ who will be the new CEO of LinkedIn ?

Ans. Jeff Weiner the existing CEO will continue

q5. Name the company that started life as a manufacturer of fire hoses in 19th century, later tyres, then synthetic rubber. It became a leading supplier of landing gear and other aircraft parts. It sold of its tyres business to Michelin. It is now part of United Technologies.

Ans. Goodrich Corporation.

Q6. This 1886 started US co. was the first to introduce Upper Case and Lower case letters in typewriters. It was aleading typewriter brand in the ’60s. It now exists as a thermal labels manufacturer.

Ans. Smith Corona

Q7. Which company’s share prices plunged because the man involved in Orlando shooting Omar Mateen was the co’s employee ?

Ans. G4S ( Group 4 Securicor)

  • Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan
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