Q 1. Coffee day promoter V G Siddhartha hit a jackpot when a technology co’s IPO bombed in 90s. Now his own co’s prices crashed on listing. Name the technology company.
Ans. Infosys Technologies who issue in 1992 was underssubscribed and V G Siddhartha’s Sivan Securities bailed it out . This became a major source of his wealth
Q 2. Where is Amazon opening its first brick and mortar bookstore ?
Q 3. Who has been signed by Tata Motors as its first brand ambassador in its 70 years history ?
Ans. Lionel Messi
Q4. With the merger of SSTL with R-Com what would be the rank in terms of market share of the combined entity ?
Ans. It was 4th and it will remain 4th
Q5. Timothy Cruise had said ‘ if you swapped the senior editors of ____ with the board of ___nobody would be able to tell diff at either place”
Ans. Time and Citibank
Q6. With which Indian publication would you associate renowned editor Dr K N Raj ?
Ans. Economic and Political Weekly
Q7. Which major bottled water brand has admitted in US that what it sells is bottled tap water ?
Q8. Which Nobel prize winning economists are the author of the book Phishing for Phools ?
Ans. Akerlof and Shiller
Q9. By what name were the Kolkata based cake shop chain Mio Amore known earlier ?
Q 10. What major revolution or brand started in Gujarat, India 60 years ago on the occasion of Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary 31st October ?
Q 11. What are Disney and Target doing new while marketing kids clothes and toys ?
Ans. Removed gender labels from toys and dresses
- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohan