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Economic Times - Business Quiz

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Economic Times - Business Quiz

  1. 1. ET Quiz 08-Apr-09 Group 5 Kapali 05 Prachi 16 Pankaj 21 Nikhil 28 Kedar 40 On Ali 52 Chandra 56
  2. 2. ET Quiz Group 5 8 th April <ul><li>General Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz is ALL CLOSED except MIND. </li></ul><ul><li>We have designated two persons who would keep a check on teams, if found with notes or newspaper, 50 points will be deducted </li></ul><ul><li>For questions with parts, points for complete answer only </li></ul>
  3. 3. ET Quiz Group 5 8 th April <ul><li>Rules for Round 1 & 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Each direct question carries 20 points. Pass question carries 10 points </li></ul><ul><li>Passed question would follow cyclical group order </li></ul><ul><li>Time allowed 20 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Passed question to be answered in 5 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Each team will give only one answer. Anyone can answer </li></ul><ul><li>In case of more than one answer coming, question will be passed to next team </li></ul>
  4. 4. Round 1 Macroeconomics Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  5. 5. Question 1 <ul><li>Which govt. administrative ministry decides on matters of accounting policies? </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  6. 6. Answer 1 <ul><li>Ministry of Corporate Affairs </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  7. 7. Question 2 <ul><li>Which financial instrument allows companies to hedge their risk against fluctuations in exchange rates? And which two entities, currently prohibited, will be allowed to operate in near future? </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  8. 8. Answer 2 <ul><ul><li>Currency Futures FIIs and NRIs </li></ul></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  9. 9. Question 3 <ul><li>On account of realignment of NSE indices to free float market capital, which two sectors will see a positive shift in weightage of free float market capital. </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  10. 10. Answer 3 <ul><li>Banking & FMCG </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  11. 11. Question 4 <ul><li>Govt will form new body to manage govt borrowings soon. What is this body known as why is it being formulated? </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  12. 12. Answer 4 <ul><li>National Treasury Management Agency. To manage the cash and borrowings of central and state governments from RBI to avoid conflicts of interest plaguing the central bank </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  13. 13. Question 5 <ul><li>Who regulates commodity exchanges in India? Name the regulator </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  14. 14. Answer 5 <ul><li>Forward Markets Commission (FMC) </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  15. 15. Question 6 <ul><li>Recently Fed extended currency swap line to Mexico, Korea, Brazil & Singapore. What is this currency swap? </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  16. 16. Answer 6 <ul><li>A currency swap is a transaction where two parties exchange an agreed amount of two currencies while at the same time agreeing to unwind the currency exchange at a future date </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  17. 17. Question 7 <ul><li>DICGC IS A SUBSIDIARY OF RBI. EXPAND DICGC </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  18. 18. Answer 7 <ul><li>Deposit Insurance And Credit Guarantee Corporation </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  19. 19. Question 8 (Extra) <ul><li>NSE Nifty futures are traded on Singapore stock exchange. What is the name of the trading instrument? </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  20. 20. Answer 8 <ul><li>Defty future contracts </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  21. 21. Question 9(Extra) <ul><li>What is full form of S&P CNX Nifty? </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  22. 22. Answer 9 <ul><li>Standard & Poors Crisil NSE Index Nifty </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  23. 23. Question 10 (Extra) <ul><li>Banks can value their bonds in two ways. What are those 2 categories? </li></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  24. 24. Answer 10 <ul><ul><li>Held to Maturity (HTM) and Held for Trading (HFT)/Available for Sale </li></ul></ul>Round 1 : Macroeconomics
  25. 25. Round 2 Domestic and International Environment Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  26. 26. Question 1 <ul><li>Under the notification by health ministry all the processed foods and beverage makers need to carry_______ in there product labels </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  27. 27. Answer 1 <ul><li>Nutritional Facts </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  28. 28. Question 2 <ul><li>Which US company entered Indian helicopter market with the first delivery last week? </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  29. 29. Answer 2 <ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  30. 30. Question 3 <ul><li>Name the two main reasons for the drop in Number of internet users in January 2009 </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  31. 31. Answer 3 <ul><li>Poor broadband connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber policing </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  32. 32. Question 4 <ul><li>Which commission suggests the SMP (Statutory Minimum Price) of cane to Center </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  33. 33. Answer 4 <ul><li>Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices (CACP) </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  34. 34. Question 5 <ul><li>In addition to CBI and SEBI, Which third Govt. Department is a part in investigating the Satyam Fraud Case </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  35. 35. Answer 5 <ul><li>Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  36. 36. Question 6 <ul><li>Who is countries largest port operator? </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  37. 37. Answer 6 <ul><li>Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  38. 38. Question 7 <ul><li>RIL has started producing 2.5mmscmd gas from the d-6 block of kg basin. What is mmscmd? </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  39. 39. Answer 7 <ul><li>Million Standard Cubic Metres A Day </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  40. 40. Question 8 (Extra) <ul><li>Name any one of three companies against whom a probe has been opened by Paris Prosecutors for committing tax fraud? </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  41. 41. Answer 8 <ul><li>Michelin </li></ul><ul><li>Adidas </li></ul><ul><li>Total </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  42. 42. Question 9 (Extra) <ul><li>Name chairman and vice chairman of Nasscom and their respective companies? </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  43. 43. Answer 9 <ul><li>Pramod Bhasin of Genpact </li></ul><ul><li>Harsh Manglik of Accenture </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  44. 44. Question 10 (Extra) <ul><li>What is ARC in banking sector? And what is its function? </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  45. 45. Answer 10 <ul><li>ARC - Asset Reconstruction Company. ARC typically buys the Non performing assets (NPAs) at a discount rate from the banks </li></ul>Round 2 : Domestic and Int. Env
  46. 46. Round 3 People of The Week Round 3 : People of The Week
  47. 47. ET Quiz Group 5 8 th April <ul><li>Rules for Round 3 </li></ul><ul><li>This is a Visual round </li></ul><ul><li>Total time allowed 15 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>The questions will not be passed </li></ul><ul><li>20 marks without Hint </li></ul><ul><li>10 marks with Hint </li></ul><ul><li>You can ask for a hint at any time; total time remains 15sec </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can answer, Only One and First answer will be considered </li></ul>
  48. 48. Sample Question Round 3 : People of The Week
  49. 49. Sample Question (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  50. 50. KV Kamath Managing director and CEO KV Kamath Term ends on April 30 Sample Answer Round 3 : People of The Week
  51. 51. Question 1 Round 3 : People of The Week
  52. 52. Question 1 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  53. 53. Only child of Parle Bisleri owner Ramesh Chauhan To Join Parle Bisleri As a Director Jayanthi Chauhan Answer 1 Round 3 : People of The Week
  54. 54. Question 2 Round 3 : People of The Week
  55. 55. Question 2 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  56. 56. Frederick (Fritz) Henderson Replaced Rick Wagoner as CEO of General Motors Answer 2 Round 3 : People of The Week
  57. 57. Question 3 Round 3 : People of The Week
  58. 58. Question 3 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  59. 59. Captain Gopinath Capt. Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar Gopinath, launched low cost airline Air Deccan Answer 3 Round 3 : People of The Week
  60. 60. Question 4 Round 3 : People of The Week
  61. 61. Question 4 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  62. 62. Ben S Bernanke Chairman of the board of governors of US Federal Reserve Answer 4 Round 3 : People of The Week
  63. 63. Question 5 Round 3 : People of The Week
  64. 64. Question 5 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  65. 65. Piyush Pandey Executive Chairman of Oglivy & Mather Answer 5 Round 3 : People of The Week
  66. 66. Question 6 Round 3 : People of The Week
  67. 67. Question 6 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  68. 68. Nulsi Wadia Grandson of Mohammad Ali Jinnah Chairman Bombay Dyeing and Wadia group (Britannia) Answer 6 Round 3 : People of The Week
  69. 69. Question 7 Round 3 : People of The Week
  70. 70. Question 7 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  71. 71. Nandini Piramal Daughter of Ajay and Swati Piramal Appointed as Executive director of Piramal Healthcare Answer 7 Round 3 : People of The Week
  72. 72. Question 8 (Extra) Round 3 : People of The Week
  73. 73. Question 8 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  74. 74. Suresh Kalmadi President of IOA, AAA & AFI. Member of INC Answer 8 Round 3 : People of The Week
  75. 75. Question 9 (Extra) Round 3 : People of The Week
  76. 76. Question 9 (Hint) Round 3 : People of The Week
  77. 77. Supriya Sule Daughter of Sharad Pawar & Member of the Rajya Sabha Answer 9 Round 3 : People of The Week
  78. 78. Round 4 Corporate Talks Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  79. 79. ET Quiz Group 5 8 th April <ul><li>Rules for Round 4 </li></ul><ul><li>This is a company specific round </li></ul><ul><li>The team with lowest score so far will choose first </li></ul><ul><li>Ascending order to be followed on score basis </li></ul><ul><li>20 marks for each Question </li></ul><ul><li>Time allowed 20 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>The questions will not be passed </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can answer, Only One and First answer will be considered </li></ul>
  80. 80. Corporate Talks Round 4 : Corporate Talks Click for Next Round
  81. 81. Question (Bharti) <ul><li>which foreign company has 31% stake in Bharti? </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  82. 82. Answer (Bharti) <ul><li>SingTel (Singapore Telecommunications) </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks Back To Top
  83. 83. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  84. 84. Question (HSBC) <ul><li>Where is HSBC headquarter located? </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  85. 85. Answer (HSBC) <ul><li>London </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks Back To Top
  86. 86. Round 4 : Corporate Talks Back To Top
  87. 87. Question (Aircel) <ul><li>Aircel Cellular is Indian unit of? </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  88. 88. Answer (Aircel) <ul><li>Maxis Communications, Malaysia </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks Back To Top
  89. 89. Round 4 : Corporate Talks Back To Top
  90. 90. Question (Sun Pharma) <ul><li>Talks between Sun Pharmaceuticals and this firm failed due to price deadlock. Name this firm and the country </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  91. 91. Answer (Sun Pharma) <ul><li>Taro Pharmaceuticals </li></ul><ul><li>Israel </li></ul>Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  92. 92. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  93. 93. Question (Mahindra) <ul><li>M&M and Swaraj Mazda resolved a pending issue. What is the issue and the agreement </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  94. 94. Answer (Mahindra) <ul><li>Use of Swaraj name </li></ul><ul><li>Swaraj Mazda can use it for two more years </li></ul>Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  95. 95. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  96. 96. Question (Reliance Money) <ul><li>who has been named the MD of Reliance Money </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  97. 97. Answer (Reliance Money) <ul><li>S. Bandopadhyay </li></ul>Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  98. 98. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  99. 99. Question (Maruti) <ul><li>Maruti is launching a new car. Name it? What is this car popularly known in Europe? </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  100. 100. Answer (Maruti) <ul><li>Ritz </li></ul><ul><li>Europe Name - Splash </li></ul>Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  101. 101. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  102. 102. Question (Wockhardt) <ul><li>Who are the auditors of Wockhardt? </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  103. 103. Answer (Wockhardt) <ul><li>S R BATLIBOI </li></ul>Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  104. 104. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  105. 105. Question (RIL) <ul><li>Who has RIL partnered with for the new exploration licensing policy for gas supply to the east and west region from the KG basin? </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  106. 106. Answer (RIL) <ul><li>Niko Resources of Canada, had bagged this block in the first round of the New Exploration Licensing Policy. RIL holds a 90% interest in the block, while Niko holds the balance stake. </li></ul>Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  107. 107. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  108. 108. Question (Brittania) <ul><li>Nusli Wadia group firm and ____ company are equal stake holders in Britannia holding company. Name the company and country it belongs to? </li></ul>Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  109. 109. Answer (Brittania) <ul><li>Groupe Danone, France </li></ul>Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  110. 110. Back To Top Round 4 : Corporate Talks
  111. 111. Round 5 Shoot and Loot Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  112. 112. ET Quiz Group 5 8 th April <ul><li>Rules for Round 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid fire round </li></ul><ul><li>Each team given 60 seconds for 7 questions </li></ul><ul><li>10 Marks for each question </li></ul><ul><li>You can skip by saying ‘Pass’, but would not get a chance to answer the question again </li></ul><ul><li>Any one can answer from the team. One final answer will be accepted </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of 60 sec if the question has started you get a chance to answer the question. </li></ul>
  113. 113. ET Quiz Group 5 8 th April <ul><li>Rules for Round 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Bonus marks : </li></ul>Correct Answers Bonus Marks 7 30 6 20 5 10
  114. 114. Rapid fire – Group 1….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  115. 115. Rapid fire – Group 1 Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1 Expand FIPB. Foreign investment Promotion Board 2 Which French Pharma major has proposed to acquire Piramal healthcare? Sanofi Aventis 3 Which company won Grand Prix award at GoaFest? JWT 4 The duty applied by GOI to ensure the competitiveness of Domestic Producers is called - CVD (Counter Veiling Duty) 5 Bisleri controls what %age of Indian packaged industry? 60% 6 Bajaj Hindustan Chairman Shishir Bajaj 7 Name Shiv Sena’s Executive Vice President. Uddhav Thackrey
  116. 116. Rapid fire – Group 2….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  117. 117. Rapid fire – Group 2 Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1 When and Where is the East Asia Summit (EAS) going to be held? Thailand, April 11-12, 2009 2 Recently NSDL decided to move to SAT against order issued by special panel set up by SEBI. Expand SAT? Securities Appellate Tribunal 3 Wockhardt chairman who recently stepped down? Habil Khorakiwala 4 Expand DGFT Director General of Foreign Trade 5 Spencer Retail is opening which US fashion brand stores in India? Beverly Hills Polo Club 6 Google is rumoured to buy which company? Twitter 7 What is the election symbol of BSP? Elephant
  118. 118. Rapid fire – Group 3….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  119. 119. Rapid fire – Group 3 Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1 Which company is looking to buy a part of loss making PSU Indian Telephone Industries (ITI)? Alcatel-Lucent 2 What is the comic strip on editorial page of ET called? Blinkers Off 3 IndiGo Airlines is in talks with which foreign player for an alliance? South African Airways (SAA) 4 Who is the Co-CEO of Motorola? Sanjeev Jha 5 What is the amount G20 pledged for revival this year 1.1 Trillion 6 Expand TDSAT. Telecom Disputes settlement and appellate Tribunal 7 Where was Third Front Rally Held Recently? Bhubaneswar
  120. 120. Rapid fire – Group 4….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  121. 121. Rapid fire – Group 4 Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1 Maruti Suzuki is planning to phase out Maruti-800 and in which year? 2016 2 RIL has started producing gas from the KG basin. Name the block from which the production has started. D-6BLOCK 3 Name the CEO of Financial Technologies running MCX. Jignesh Shah 4 Expand BCTT (Budget Term, a Tax) Banking Cash Transaction Tax 5 Name the parent group for Spencer Retail. RPG Group 6 M&M has partnered with which Chinese tractor company? Yeuda Group 7 Who has replaced Sanjay Dutt in the elections from Lucknow? Nafisa Ali
  122. 122. Rapid fire – Group 6….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  123. 123. Rapid fire – Group 6 Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1 RBS is planning to set up a facility in which Indian city? Chennai 2 Expand NEFT? National Electronic Funds Transfer 3 Who won highest no of awards in GoaFest? O & M 4 Which dept. decides the policies in policies for Commodity Future Market? DCA (Dep't. Of Consumers Affairs) 5 India is ranked ___ in broadband penetration. 118 6 WTO’s director General is Pascal Lamy 7 Mamata Banerjee Has made alliance with? Congress
  124. 124. Rapid fire – Group 7….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  125. 125. Rapid fire – Group 7 Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1   Name 3 world’s most expensive cities for expatriates to live in. 1) Moscow 2) Tokyo 3) Hong Kong 2 DTAA (Double taxation avoidance act) on capital gains in India is applicable in which two countries? Mauritius and Cyprus 3 Who is the executive chairman of McCann Erickson? Prasun Joshi 4 Expand NMDC? National Minerals Development Corporation 5 IMF gold reserves are valued at $95Billion 6 HCL Bagged $100 million data centre contract from which foreign multinational? Xerox 7 Varun Gandhi is currently booked under which act? National Security Act (NSA)
  126. 126. Rapid fire – Group 8….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  127. 127. Rapid fire – Group 8 Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1 Name Australia's biggest retail chain. Woolworths 2 Aircel is in talks to acquire - loop mobile 3 Which beverage company is launching the touch screen fountain? Coke 4 Expand USO (Indian Telecom Industry) Universal Service Obligations 5 Infiniti retail is a subsidiary of - Tata Sons 6 Who is the CEO of ByCell Telecom? Alexander Louzine 7 Which constitutional article does BJP want to scrap? Article 370
  128. 128. Rapid fire – Extra….. Round 5 : Shoot and Loot
  129. 129. Rapid fire – Extra Round 5 : Shoot and Loot 1 Bycell has JV with which Indian Player?   Jayalaxmi Group, Hyderabad 2 FICCI Full form   Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 3 Who is Bharti's Outsourcing Partner IBM 4 Sacked CFO of Satyam Srinivas Vadlamani 5 Expand ARC (Banking sector) ARC - Asset Reconstruction Company. 6 Raptakos, Brett and Co. Filed a suit against which Indian Company Wockhardt 7 ByCell is registered in which european country? Switzerland
  130. 130. Thank You

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