Q 1. PM Modi inaugurated the longest rail – road bridge in India called Bogibeel bridge on Dec 25 2018 . Over which river is this bridge ?
Q 2. Who has acquired the controlling stake in the Max healthcare chain of hospitals that will make the combined entity the largest hospital chain in North India ?
Q 3. Which retail group has launched its Retail 3.0 strategy that combines digital and bricks and mortar and calls it the TATHASTHU model ?
Q 4. In the recently released big budget Kannada and other language Film KGF , what does G stand for ?
Q5. Name this 83 year old brand that represents the handloom weavers of Tamil Nadu. It has seen a remarkable turnaround under a new leadership in the last 4 years.
Q6. As per a recent report from the delivery service Swiggy’s which dish was the most ordered item by Indians in the last one year ?
Q7. SEBI has announced that they will soon come out with a ‘sandbox’ policy. What is a ‘sandbox’ ?
Ans. The Sandbox policy will allow companies to test products in a closed environment, a particular geography or among a set of users, before they are allowed roll out commercially meeting all regulations.
Q8. Which 2 Public Sector banks are investors in the Life Insurance co. Star Union Daichi ?
Q 10. Which company merged with KPIT and now will be demerged into two separate companies from January 2019 ?
Q 12. Why is India’s drug regulator conducting raids on Johnson and Johnson and seizing talcum powder ?
Q 13. What is the new name for the merged entity formed by the merger of IDFC Bank and Capital First ?
Q 14. Name this fund manager and philanthropist . He is called the Father of Hedge Funds and as a philanthropist he advocates liberal democracy and open society. He has been named the FInancial Times person of 2018.
Ans. George Soros
Q 15. Goodyear has withdrawn out of Venezuela due to the economic crisis there . What severance benefits it is offering its workers ?
Ans. 10 tyres each
Q 16. When Elon Musk wanted to name his company Tesla , he found it was already taken. He later bought it for 75000 $. What was the alternate name thought for Tesla ?
Q 17. Identify this logo.
Ans. Python – the programming language
Q 18. What is the business of Cronos a Canadian company where Altria Group, the maker of Marlboro has invested ?
Q 19. John Rockefeller had a Family Office in 1882. It has become popular in the last decade or so. What is a ‘family office’ ?
Ans. Family offices manage families’ wealth, administer assets and often other services, from paying bills to succession-planning
- Compiled by G.Mohan @go_mohan