Q 1. Who are the Indian business partners of Donald Trump seen in this picture ?
Ans. Atul Chordia, Sagar Chordia, and Kalpesh Mehta – The three businessmen are building a Trump-branded apartment complex in western India, one of five luxury development projects underway in the country that have licensed the Trump name.
Q2. What unique service is being provided by the startup Bookmychotu particularly relevant for demonetisation ?
Ans. People /helpers who would stand in a queue at a bank.
Q3. In which state is Airtel piloting its payments bank, the first in the country ?
Q4. Identify this branding expert who is credited with the tagline “Sunday ho ya Monday, Roz khao Ande” He passed away recently. RIP.
Ans. Anand Halve aka Andy Halve
Q5. This Idea model is one of the most popular boy next door models in the industry. Identify him and name a few brands in whose TVCs he appears.
Ans. Vikrant Massey
Q6. Which is the first country in the world to issue digital currency based on ‘blockchain’ technology ?
Q1. Point of Sale terminals of which bank has been authorised to dispense cash up to Rs 2000 at petrol pumps of PSU oil companies ?
Q2, Which American car co will be reexporting back to US cars manufactured by their Indian subsidiary ?
Ans. Ford Ecosport
Q3, After voting out Cyrus Mistry as Chairman, who has taken over as Chairman of Tata Global Beverages ?
Ans. Harish Bhat
Q4. Why has there been a jump in 1000% of bookings in AC -I class as reported by Railways ?
Ans. Several people with unaccounted money are using railways to launder their money by booking first and cancelling later, incurring a small charge.
Q5. Why has suddenly the Karnataka state PSU Mysore paints and varnishes got a windfall business ?
Ans. Indelible ink is being used by banks to mark the people who exchange their currency notes, so that they do not exchange in more than one place
Q6. “Designed by ___ in California” is a coffee table book priced at 299 $ featuring products of a company. Name the company.
Q7. What well known US structure was sold repeatedly by George Parker earning him the dubious distinction of the greatest con artist ?
Ans. Brooklyn Bridge
Q8. Investment in which industry was called a ‘death trap’ by Warren Buffett but has now gone ahead and invested in 3 cos from the industry ?
Ans. Aviation industry
- Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan
Q1. Which businessman in the news regarding Tata Mistry is one of the promoters of cab service UTOO ?
Q2. Nusserwanji Tata ( Jamsetji Tata’s father) and Dadabhai Tata ( JRD’s grandpa ) his bro in law made their capital in China trade. What’s it ?
Ans. Opium trade
Q3. One of the oldest regd company in India was sold by the Tatas to Shapoorji Pallonji amicably as they have first right of refusal. Name it
Ans. Forbes and Co.
Q4. From whom did Shapoorji Mistry, Cyrus Mistry’s grandfather acquire Tata Sons shares and why JRD Tata could not acquire it then ?
Ans. F.E.Dinshaw had Tata Sons shares. After his death his descendants sold their shares to Shapoorji Mistry. JRD Tata wanted to buy then, but he was not the Tata Sons Chairman Nawroji Saklatwala was and also he had no money because he had to repay his father’s debts.
Q5. The current Bombay Stock Exchange building is named after a Parsi stockbroker who served long as the Chairman of BSE. Name him.
Ans. Sir Phiroze Jeejeebhoy
Q6. Why does a ship figure prominently in the Wadia group logo ?
Ans. Wadias were the earliest shipbuilders in India in the 18th century.
Q7. Name this Parsi industrialist. Born 1823, he set up the first textile mills in Bombay. He married JRD Tata’s sister Sylla Tata,His grand daughter Ratanbai is Nusli Wadia’s grandmother. His donation created VJTI, the engg college.Knighted in 1887. Name him.
Ans. Dinshaw Manekji Petit
Q9. Identify this GoI official and his role in the Nov 8 demonetisation exercise.
Ans. Saurabh Garg, Secretary Investments and Currency
Q8. Like on Nov 8, 2016 , a similar move was done in January 1978 by GoI. Currencies of which denominations were demonetised then ?
Ans. Rs1000, Rs 5000, Rs 10000
Q9. What unique move has Toblerone done to reduce the weights of their bars and also fight cost increases ?
Ans. Increased the gap between triangles
=Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan
Q1. After Cyrus Mistry’s sacking from Tata Sons board, the insurance companies are expecting claims under D & O liability policy. Expand D & O
Ans. Directors and Officers
Q2. As per World Eco Forum latest list India has 7 Unicorns in the list. Name them.
Ans. Flipkart,Ola,Shopclues,One97 communications,Quickr,Zomato,Snapdeal
Q3. Which former AG of Maharashtra , a Parsi, is trying to mediate between Tata
Ans. Darius Khambata
Q4. In 1921 Sir Dorabji Tata created Associated Building co with 1 cr as capital. It bought land in Bruce St, Mumbai at Rs 1700 per sq yd.He appointed George Witter as architect who used Bombay Gothic style.The building opened in 1924. Name the building
Ans. Bombay House
Q5. Which Indian group has acquired BSA brand ?
Ans. Mahindra group company Classic Legends
Q6. They were the models when KS was launched 25 years ago. Name them.
Ans. Marc Robinson and Pooja Bedi
Q7. Ashok Leyland has launched electric bus. By what name will it be called ?
Q8. What is being demonstrated at a Tesla launch event recently in Universal Studios, California ?
Ans. Tesla solar roof tiles
Q9. With which product category would you associate the brands Brooks, Asics, Saucony ?
Ans. Marathon running shoes
Q10. What did Ukrainian Olexander Turin do to demonstrate his loyalty to Apple and what did he get in return ?
Ans. Olexander Turin changed his name to iPhone 7 and got a free iphone 7.
Q11. AT &T is acquiring Time Warner. This is almost a repeat of a merger that happened between a telecom co and a media co 16 years ago. Name it.
Ans. AOL and Time Warner
- Compiled by G.Mohan