Month: November 2016

Weekly Business Quiz # 358

India

Q 1. Who are the Indian business partners of Donald Trump seen in this picture ?

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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 ?

Ans. Rajasthan.

Q4. Identify this branding expert who is credited with the tagline “Sunday ho ya Monday, Roz khao Ande” He passed away recently. RIP.

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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.

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Ans. Vikrant Massey

Global

Q6. Which is the first country in the world to issue digital currency based on ‘blockchain’ technology ?

ans. Tunisia

 

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Weekly Business Quiz # 357

India 

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 ?

Ans. SBI

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

Global

Q6. “Designed by ___ in California” is a coffee table book priced at 299 $ featuring products of a company. Name the company.

apple-design

Ans. Apple

Q7.  What well known US structure was sold repeatedly by George Parker earning him the dubious distinction of the greatest con artist ?

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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