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Weekly Business Quiz # 364

India

Q 1.Which group has won the bid to build and operate the Navi Mumbai International Airport ?

Ans. GVK Group

Q 2. Who is the new celebrity face for Tetley green tea ?

Ans. Sourav Ganguly

Q3. She is the first ever woman director of an IIM. Name her and the IIM she has been selected for.

neelu

Ans. Neelu Rehmotra , IIM Sirmaur

Q4. identify this businessman/ HR consultant turned politician , now in news

ma-foi

Ans. K.Pandiarajan of Ma Foi Consultants

Q5. To whom has Hindustan Motors sold its iconic brand Ambassador at a consideration of Rs 80 crore ?

Ans. Peugeot

Q6. Who has been appointed by the govt as the new Chairman of SEBI ?

Ans. Ajay Tyagi, IAS

Q7. With which celebrity would you associate the company Saraswati Audio Visuals Pvt Ltd ( now merged with another entity) ?

Ans. Jaya Bachchan

Global

Q8. What does Jack Ma’s 30-30-30 advice for business mean ?

Ans. Pay attention to next 30 years, 30 year olds and companies with less than 30 employees.

Q9. Who owns the bottled water brand AQUARIUS ?

Ans. Coca Cola Company

Q 10.Reckitt Benckiser has acquired Mead Johnson. What are the major products of Mead Johnson.

mead-johnson

Ans. Baby food

  • Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan

Weekly Business Quiz # 363

India

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 ?

Ans. Spykar

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 ?

Ans. Padmini

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 ?

Ans. Ford

Q6. Who will take over from Y C Deveshwar as the CEO of ITC Ltd ?

Ans. Sanjiv Puri

Global

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 ?

Ans. Syria

Q9. The Hollywood movie The Founder is a biopic of which entrepreneur and his company ?

Ans. Ray Kroc , McDonalds

  • Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan 

 

Weekly Business Quiz # 362

India

Q 1. Identify the advertiser…

ranbir1

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

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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

Global

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 ?

Ans. Wikipedia

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 ?

Ans. Altaba

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 ?

Ans. Nokia

Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter@go_mohan

 

Weekly Business Quiz # 361

Q1. Which investment firm has acquired 51 % in Catholic Syrian Bank ?

Ans. Fairfax

Q2. Under what brand name will Hindustan Unilever launch FMCG products to take on the challenge of Patanjali ?

Ans. Ayush

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

Global

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.

listerine

Ans. Listerine mouthwash

Q6. Shoe dog by Phil Knight is a book on which company’s business history and strategy ?

Ans. Nike

  • Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan

Wishing all the readers a very Happy New Year 2017.

 

 

 

Weekly Business Quiz # 359

India

Q 1. What service did Uber launch at Hyderabad during the visit of its founder Travis Kalanick recently ?

ubermoto

Ans. UberMoto a bike-taxi service

Q 2. Which Indian IT company sponsored max number of H-1 B visas to US last year ?

Ans. Infosys

Q 3. Below what limit has RBI said that there is no need for OTPs in credit card transactions ?

Ans. Rs 2000

Q4. Rekindle your love, I did’nt Nintendo break your heart, It was love at first swipe, PS I love you, Think out of the X Box are all ad copy for a ad campaign. Name the campaign.

Ans. Gadgets 360, a TV show on NDTV

Q5. How much fine will Reliance Jio for using Modi’s photo in their Advt ?

jio-l-1

Ans. Rs 500 only

Q6. Connect the Kannur based hardboard manufacturer Western India Plywood to the ongoing demonetisation programme ?

Ans. The returned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes received by RBI are being recycled into hardboards

Global

Q7. The newly selected US Secretary of State by Trump is Rex Tillerson. He is the CEO of which Fortune 500 company ?

rex

Ans. Exxon Mobil

Q8. What was the first product launched by Toyota in the year 1946 ?

Ans. Sewing machine

Q9. Enovid was the first hormone based oral contraceptive pill introduced in the 1960s. Which company had launched it ?

Ans. G.D.Searle

Q 10. What feature in Windows operating Systems which existed since its launch is being finally retired by Microsoft in latest version of Windows 10 ?

Ans. MS-DOS prompt

 

Q 11. What system did James Kemper of Boeing develop in 1970s that is used even today ?

Ans. The vacuum toilet in airplanes

Q 12. With which company was Erich Bloch who led the development of System 360 mainframe computer in the 1960s associated with ? He died recently RIP.

Ans. IBM

Q 13. What recipe did Jim Delligatti create in 1967 that has remained a hot selling one even today ?

Ans. Big Mac of McDonald’s

  • Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan

Weekly Business Quiz # 358

India

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

trump

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.

andy

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.

idea

Ans. Vikrant Massey

Global

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

ans. Tunisia

 

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

 

 

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