Q 1. Vikram Limaye has been appointed as one of the BCCI administrators. He is the MD of which finance company ?
Ans. IDFC Ltd
Q2. Which denim brand is associated with India’s first Blue film Festival ?
Q3. Connect the following – an agarbatti brand, a model of an Indian car brand that is no longer in production and the incident involving filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali ?
Q4. As per Delhi High Court order footwear with back strap is classified as
A. Chappal B. sandal C. Shoe D. Flip-flop
Ans. B. Sandal
Q5. Which car brand is using a contrarian approach by using celebrities who play villainous roles in movies and TV to break prejudices ?
Q6. Who will take over from Y C Deveshwar as the CEO of ITC Ltd ?
Ans. Sanjiv Puri
Q7. What promise has Starbucks CEO Schulz made as a mark of protest against the immigration ban order of Trump admin ?
Ans. Hiring 10,000 refugees in the next 5 years
Q8. Trump admin has issued executive order. Immigration from 7 countries have been stopped. Steve Jobs’ father was an immigrant from which one ?
Q9. The Hollywood movie The Founder is a biopic of which entrepreneur and his company ?
Ans. Ray Kroc , McDonalds
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Q 1. Identify the advertiser…
Ans. Asian Paints
Q2. Nitesh Tiwari the director of this year’s big hit Dangal was the Chief Creative officer of a well known ad agency.. Name the agency
Ans. Leo Burnett
Q3. Identify the three brothers and their corporate roles
Ans. N G Subramanian, COO TCS, N Srinivasan Group Finance Director, Murugappa Group and N Chandrasekharan Chairman designate Tata Sons
Q4. What is Google’s project in India internally called Project Nilgiri ?
Ans. Free wi-fi in railway stations
Q5. Which major tyre co got established in Kerala when Kerala CM Achyut Menon approached Raunaq Singh at a drinks party in Kerala House, Delhi ?
Ans. Apollo Tyres
Q6. Camel has changed hands. Who has acquired the company that makes Camel and other cigarettes ?
British American Tobacco ( BAT)
Q7. Why is the fix in a software often called a ‘patch’ ?
Ans. Historically, software suppliers distributed patches on paper tape or on punched cards, expecting the recipient to cut out the indicated part of the original tape (or deck), and patch in (hence the name) the replacement segment.
Q8. What was started by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger on January 16, 2001 ?
Q9. Name the two big brands one from Italy and another from France that are merging to become a global eyewear giant
Ans. Luxottica and Essilor
Q10. What is the new name for the investment part of Yahoo that has not been sold to Verizon ?
Q11. This factory, the oldest manufacturing unit in England that made the American Liberty bell, Big Ben etc will stop its operations after 400 + years. Name it
Ans. Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Q12. Under what well known brand name has Finnish company HMD Global launched a smart phone in China recently ?
– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter@go_mohan
Q1. Which investment firm has acquired 51 % in Catholic Syrian Bank ?
Q2. Under what brand name will Hindustan Unilever launch FMCG products to take on the challenge of Patanjali ?
Q3. What is the conflict of interest being pointed out in the case of Dr Nitin Nohria’s appointment as Tata Sons Director ?
Ans. Ratan Tata made a big donation to Harvard and Dr Nitin Nohria is the Dean of Harvard Business School
Q4. Which airport will soon overtake Heathrow as the busiest airport in Europe ?
Ans. Istanbul, Turkey
Q5. The phrase “” always a bridesmaid, never the bride”originated from an advertisement in the 1920s. Name the brand.
Ans. Listerine mouthwash
Q6. Shoe dog by Phil Knight is a book on which company’s business history and strategy ?
- Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan
Wishing all the readers a very Happy New Year 2017.