Q 1. Which scooter model has become the first model to cross 1 crore unit sales in India ?
Ans. Honda Activa
Q 2. Which telecom company, a rival of AT&T, had sued AT&T in 1974, leading to receiving 1.8 Bn $ in damages and AT&T’s breakup ?
Q3. Identify this person and why is he in the news ?
Ans. P.S.Jayakumar selected as the MD and CEO of Bank of Baroda…first person to be chosen from private sector
Q4. Why are former Amazon employees derogatorily called ‘Amholes’ ?
Ans. They are very aggressive and competitive, hence make bad colleagues
Q5. What is the govt’s seven step programme to revamp the public sector banks called ?
Q6. Which family has bought a significant stake in The Economist group from Pearson recently ?
Ans. Agnelli family of Italy through their investment arm Exor
Q7. ” Making India beautiful” is the tagline of which retail chain ?
Ans. Big Bazaar
Q8. Verghese Kurien had described Amul’s business as C2C. What did he mean ?
Ans. Cow to Consumer
Q9. Prior to the manufacture of Videocon TVs, in which business were the Dhoots in ?
Ans. Bajaj Auto dealers in Aurangabad
Q 10. The colloquial term for refrigerator is a “fridge” ? From which brand has this term come in popular use.
Q 11. What is “Newsjacking” ?
Ans. The art and science of injecting your ideas into a breaking news story & generating advertisement around it.
Q 12. How much do Indian celebrities get paid for promoting a brand in a Tweet ?
Ans. Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh per Tweet
- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan