Month: July 2016

Weekly Business Quiz # 343

India

Q1. Name the man behind the eponymous app considered to be hottest educational technology startup that is teaching Indians to ‘think and learn’ .

Ans. Byju Raveendran of Byju’s

Q 2. Name the advertiser running this campaign.

amazon fashion

Ans. Amazon Fashion

Q3. Which saree retail chain has introduced the innovation of a saree with a pocket ?

Ans. Sri Kumaran Silks

Q4. What special feat did the 114 km rail stretch between Rameswaram – Manamadurai achieved on 24th July , 2016 ?

Ans. Inauguration of country’s first green corridor, discharge free zones. Stretch will have 10 trains running with bio-toilets

Q5. Under which brand has Nestlé (India) introduced a mix for making masala tea  ?

Ans. Everyday Masala Fusion

Q6. Which was the first radio station in India that was inaugurated on July 23, 1927 ?

Ans. Indian Broadcast Company (IBC), Bombay it later became part of All India Radio

Global

Q7. To which sportstar is the quote “Republicans buy sneakers, too’ attributed to for not taking a stand against violence on African-Americans ?

Ans. Michael Jordan , the basket ball star , because he was a Nike endorser

Q8. What is razor-and-blades pricing strategy ?

Ans. A strategy where the main product is sold cheap and its complementary consumable is priced high. Gillette uses this strategy. Also used by printer manufacturers who discount the printers and make money in toners.

Q9. Name the author of the best selling book ‘Work Rules!’ who served as the head of HR of Google for 10 years and thus moulding it’s unique culture

Ans. Lazlo Bock

Q 10. There are only two non-financial companies that have a AAA rating from S&P. One of them is Microsoft. Name the other.

Ans. Johnson and Johnson

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Weekly Business Quiz # 342

Q 1. 7 Indian cos have made it to the Fortune 500 list. 4 PSUs and 3 Pvt cos. Among private cos. besides Reliance and Tata Motors, which is the third ?

Ans. Rajesh Exports

Q2. Which car model from Nissan is based on the same platform as Renault Kwid and both have been launched in India ?

Ans. Datsun Redi-Go

Q3. Identify the advertiser who is running a TV campaign depicting toys

bachhe

Ans. MP Tourism

Q4. Which brand is running a camapaign titled “Smiles of India” ?

Smiles

Ans. Himalaya sparkling white toothpaste

Q5. Which famous temple in Mumbai accepts shares and securities as donations ?

Ans. Siddhi Vinayak temple

Q6. Which is the first company from India to issue a Masala bond overseas ?

Ans. HDFC Ltd

Q7. If Infosys has MANA as its analytics platform, TCS has Ignio, what is Wipro’s analytics platform called ? Clue : literary character

Ans. Holmes

Q8. Connect Kolkata based tea co TE- A-ME-TEAs to US candidate Donald Trump

Ans.Kolkata-based Te-A-Me Teas, a tea company, has sent 6,000 bags of famous Assam green tea to Donald Trump to purify him

Q9. Boeing is celebrating its 100 years this year. At what price did they sell their first plane in 1916 ?

Ans. 10,000 $

Q10. Which auto-rickshaw aggregator has tied up with Trainman to provide pick-up and drop services at 35 railway stations ?

Ans. Jugnoo

Q11. What special drink was introduced by Paper Boat on the occasion of Ramzan ?

Ans. Sherbet-e-khaas

Q 12. Which private company is India’s largest producer of coal-bed-methane ?

Ans. Essar Oil producing CBM at Raniganj coal mine in West Bengal

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