Month: May 2018

Weekly Business Quiz # 418


Q 1. Why has Bahrain and UAE imposed a temporary ban on fruits and vegetables exported from Kerala ?

Ans. Nipah Virus

Q 2. Who employs cricketers KL Rahul and Umesh Yadav ? Clue : They were seen delivering a public service msg for their employer during the IPL telecasts.

Ans. RBI

Q 3. Identify the advertiser ensuring “Tareef ki Guarantee” to Shikhar Dhawan making his moustache turned upwards


Ans. Kansai Nerolac Paints

Q4. In the the 1990s, what model from Tata Motors was code-named MinT ( Mini car from Tata) when under development and later launched in 1998 ?

Ans. Indica

Q5. What is common to Dundee, Newton, Foreign and Colonial, Cazenove in connection with the Indian markets ?

Ans. All foreign mutual funds that were unsuccessful in India

Q6. For an ad film of which brand would Shweta Bachchan will be seen together with her father Amitabh Bachchan for the first time ?

Ans. Kalyan Jewellers

Q7. Which Indian cricketer is launching a street wear brand called ‘Gully’?

Ans. K.L.Rahul


Q8. McKesson is a large US Corp, No 6 on the Fortune 500 list. In what business is it in ?

Ans. Healthcare

Q9.  Which mobile phone company is launching a micro lending platform called Creditbee in India ?

Ans. Xiaomi

Q 10. Which celebrity couple’s newly formed entity Higher Ground Productions signed a deal with Netflix for creating original content ?

Ans. Obamas

  • Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan

Weekly Business Quiz # 417


Q 1. Who is the businessman behind RSVP Movies that will launch new directors and writers for films and web-series ?

Ans. Ronnie Screwvala

Q 2. In the first of the big cases resolved under IBC, which company has taken over Bhushan Steel ?

Ans. Bamnipal Steel Ltd a subsidiary of Tata Steel Ltd

Q3. Viswanathan Anand is the brand ambassador of PSL. What is PSL ?


Ans. Poker Super League

Q4. Against which brand has Voltas complained for launching a spoof of their popular advt featuring “Mr Murthy” ?

Ans. Haier

Q5. Orient Electric which has Dhoni as its brand ambassador has been recently demerged out of a listed company. Name the company


Ans. Orient Paper Ltd



Q6. Which mobile firm would T-Mobile acquire in the US, though it officially called a merger and not an acquisition ?

Ans. Sprint


Q7. Explain the visual


Ans. Spl limited edition condoms for Harry-Meghan royal wedding

Q8. In which country has Flixbus a 80 % plus market share in the coach business after the country liberalised bus travel ?


Ans. Germany

Q9. Name this free multi-player online game launched by Epic Games in 2017 where players/ teams have to survive in an ever shrinking space by killing others. This has become hugely popular.

Ans. Fortnite Battle Royale

Q10. Which global company owns the brand Hellmann’s mayonnaise now ?  It was started in New York by Richard Hellman in the year 1913.


Ans. Unilever

Q 11. Name this Russian firm that is one of the world’s largest alumnium producers with an enterprise value of US $ 18 Bn. It is controlled by Oleg Deripaska which has been hit badly by sanctions from US Govt ?

Ans. Rusal

  • Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan