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  1. 1. 1. In the year 2013, the Kumbh Mela began on ___________.a) 14 Januaryb) 16 Mayc) 12 Juned) 18 NovemberThe correct answer is a) 14 January2. In 2013, the Kumbh Mela was held ata) Nasikb) Ujjainc) Haridward) Allahabad (Prayag)The correct answer is d) Allahabad (Prayag)3. In 2015, Kumbh Mela will take place ina) Nasikb) Ujjain
  2. 2. c) Haridward) Allahabad (Prayag)The correct answer is a) Nasik4. Kumbh 2001 was for 44 days while Kumbh 2013 will be for ______ daysa) 11b) 50c) 55d) 17The correct answer is c) 555. Length of roads laid for Kumbh 2013 is __________.a) 150.80 kmb) 90.02 kmc) 156.20 kmd) 110.55The correct answer is c) 156.20 km
  3. 3. 1. ____________, the renowned soccer player on 9 December 2012 set the record formost goals in a calendar year by scoring his 86th goal of 2012a) Usain Boltb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Joshna ChinappaThe correct answer is c) Lionel Messi2. England Cricket team captain ____________ on 6 December 2012 claimed his placeamong the cricketing greats when he set an England record for the most Test centuriesand became the youngest player in the long history of the game to pass 7000 runsa) Alastair Cookb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Joshna ChinappaThe correct answer is a) Alastair Cook3. _____________Kobe Bryant, 34, achieved the title of youngest ever player to reachthe milestone of 30000 career points in NBA (basketball) on 5 December 2012
  4. 4. a) Alastair Cookb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Kobe BryantThe correct answer is d) Kobe Bryant4. Sebastian Vettel of Germany, the Red Bull driver became youngest triple champion inthe history of Formula One on _____________.a) 25 November 2012b) 14 August 2010c) 13 November 2011d) 12 December 2012The correct answer is a) 25 November 20125. Asian under 10 girls chess champion Nutakki Priyanka bagged the world youth chesschampionship at Maribor, Slovenia on _________.a) 18 November 2012b) 14 August 2010
  5. 5. c) 13 November 2011d) 12 December 2012The correct answer is a) 18 November 20126. Indian Cricketer __________ was chosen for the Board of Control for Cricket inIndias (BCCI) Polly Umrigar award for being Indias top international cricketer in 2011-12a) Virat Kohlib) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Kobe BryantThe correct answer is a) Virat Kohli7. _______________, the Barcelonean forward footballer on 29 October 2012 wonGolden Boot Awarda) Usain Boltb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Joshna Chinappa
  6. 6. The correct answer is c) Lionel Messi. ____________ on 17 January 2013 regained the number 2 position in the latestrankings released by the Badminton World Federation.a) Saina Nehwalb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Joshna ChinappaThe correct answer is a) Saina Nehwal2. _____________ would become the first umpire to deliver, the MCC Spirit of CricketCowdrey Lecture scheduled to be delivered on 24 July 2013.a) Saina Nehwalb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Joshna ChinappaThe correct answer is b) Simon Taufel
  7. 7. 3. ___________ and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the male and female Athlete of theYear awards respectively on 8 January 2013 at JAAA Golden Cleats Awards ceremony.a) Usain Boltb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Joshna ChinappaThe correct answer is a) Usain Bolt4. ________________ on 7 January 2013 won the FIFA Ballon d’Or Award for fourthtime.a) Usain Boltb) Simon Taufelc) Lionel Messid) Joshna ChinappaThe correct answer is c) Lionel Messi5._______________ on 23 December 2012 announced retirement form one day cricketwhich put an end to his 23- year old glorious career
  8. 8. a) Usain Boltb) Simon Taufelc) Sachin Tendulkard) Joshna ChinappaThe correct answer is c) Sachin Tendulkar1. Gulf War began in the year _____a) 1991b) 1953c) 1956d) 1944The correct answer is a) 19912.The first-ever Security Council Summit was held at New York in the year _________.a) 1991b) 1953c) 1956d) 1992
  9. 9. The correct answer is d) 19923. The European Community’s single market plan became effective in the year________.a) 1993b) 1953c) 1956d) 1992The correct answer is a) 19934. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into effect in _________.a) 1994b) 1953c) 1956d) 1992The correct answer is a) 19945. Euro, the single European currency was launched in the year ______.
  10. 10. a) 1994b) 1953c) 1999d) 1992The correct answer is c) 19996. Space probe NEAR-Shoemaker landed on asteroid Eros in the year _____.a) 2001b) 1953c) 1999d) 1992The correct answer is a) 20011. Austria was declared independent in the year _______.a) 1955b) 1953c) 1920d) 1942
  11. 11. The correct answer is a) 19552. In _________, Suez Canal nationalised by President Nasser.a) 1955b) 1953c) 1956d) 1944The correct answer is c) 19563. Russia launches the first artificial satellite “Sputnik” in the year __________.a) 1957b) 1953c) 1956d) 1944The correct answer is a) 1957Battle of El Alamein took place in the year _________.a) 1941
  12. 12. b) 1933c) 1920d) 1942The correct answer is d) 19422. President E. D. Roosevelt of U.S.A died in the year _____ .a) 1945b) 1933c) 1920d) 1942The correct answer is a) 19453. Indonesia was declared a Republic in the year ________.a) 1949b) 1933c) 1920d) 1942
  13. 13. The correct answer is a) 19494. The year ________ marked the accession of Queen Elizabeth II of England.a) 1949b) 1952c) 1920d) 1942The correct answer is b) 19525. Death of Stalin was marked in _______.a) 1949b) 1953c) 1920d) 1942The correct answer is b) 1953. Treaty of Versailles was signed in Paris in the year _________ .a) 1919
  14. 14. b) 1933c) 1950d) 1965The correct answer is a) 19192. League of Nations comes formally into existence in the year ________.a) 1919b) 1933c) 1920d) 1965The correct answer is c) 19203. The year _____ marks the death of Lenin.a) 1924b) 1933c) 1920d) 1965
  15. 15. The correct answer is a) 19244. 1933 AD: Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany in ______.a) 1924b) 1933c) 1920d) 1939The correct answer is d) 19395. In _________, Hitler invaded Russia.a) 1941b) 1933c) 1920d) 1939The correct answer is a) 1941. First Olympic games began in Athens in the year ______.
  16. 16. a) 1896b) 1759c) 1885d) 1863The correct answer is a) 18962. Queen Victoria passed away in the year ________ .a) 1896b) 1759c) 1885d) 1901The correct answer is d) 19013. The year ______ marks the discovery of North Pole by Commander Peary.a) 1896b) 1759c) 1909d) 1901
  17. 17. The correct answer is c) 19094. Revolution in Russia; Bolsheviks come into power ending Tzar’s regime in the year______a) 1896b) 1759c) 1909d) 1917The correct answer is d) 19175. End of World War I was held in the year ________.a) 1918b) 1759c) 1909d) 1917The correct answer is a) 1918
  18. 18. 1. In the year ______, Victoria becomes queen of British empire.a) 1837 ADb) 776 BCc) 58 BCd) 1492 ADThe correct answer is a) 1837 AD2. Suez canal opened in the year ______ .a) 1837 ADb) 776 BCc) 58 BCd) 1869 ADThe correct answer is d) 1869 AD3. Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubliee was held in the year ______.a) 1887 ADb) 776 BC
  19. 19. c) 58 BCd) 1869 ADThe correct answer is a) 1887 AD4. The Eiffel Tower is built in ________.a) 1887 ADb) 1889 ADc) 58 BCd) 1869 ADThe correct answer is b) 1889 AD5. New Zeland becomes first country to grant woman to right to vote in the year _____.a) 1893b) 776 BCc) 58 BCd) 1869The correct answer is d) 1869
  20. 20. . Caesar invaded Gaul in the year ________?a) 58 BCb) 776 BCc) 58 BCd) 800 BCThe correct answer is a) 58 BC2. The year ____ marks the birth of Prophet Mohammad.a) 570 ADb) 776 BCc) 58 BCd) 800 BCThe correct answer is a) 570 AD3. Black Death Plague in England occured in ________ ?a) 570 ADb) 776 BC
  21. 21. c) 58 BCd) 1348 ADThe correct answer is d) 1348 AD4. Columbus sailed for the New World on his first voyage and discovered America in theyear ______.a) 570 ADb) 776 BCc) 58 BCd) 1492 ADThe correct answer is d) 1492 AD5. In ________ , Mexico becomes Republic.a) 1824 ADb) 776 BCc) 58 BCd) 1492 AD
  22. 22. The correct answer is a) 1824 ADHomeAboutGlobal brandsIndian BrandsJargon busterWeekly Business Quiz # 166 January 29, 2013businessbaatein Trivia Bank Brands, Business, India, quiz Leave a commentQ 1. Consim Info is launching India‟s largest Internet IPO soon. With which website would youassociate this company ?Ans. http://Bharatmatrimony.comQ 2. What is Turing test in the field of computer science ?Ans. The ability of a computer to replicate the human brainQ3. What was the inspiration of naming the humanoid created by IPSoft to solve IT technicalproblems as ELIZA ?Ans. GBS’s Pygmalion Eliza DolittleQ4. Name the oldest Swiss private bank that has gone down recently.Ans. Wegelin and Co.Q5. In Marketing lingo, what is „genericide” ?Ans. A brand name suffering because it has become generic for its category e.g xeroxQ6. Connect PepsiCo, Apple, Inflexionpoint and an Indian startup changemytyre.com to aperson …Ans. John SculleyQ7. Name the hormone which is also known as the moral molecule for its ability to promote trustand love.Ans. oxytocinQ8. Which is India‟s first education focused private equity fund ?Ans. kaizen fundQ9. Who is the central minister for corporate affairs in the Indian Govt ?Ans. Sachin Pilot
  23. 23. Q10. To which business group does Eureka Forbes the co known for Aquaguard water purifiersbelong ?Ans. Shapoorji Pallonji groupQ 11. What is the ex showroom price of the new Lamborghini Avantador Roadster launched inDelhi recently?Ans. Rs 4.77 crQ 12. For which item of mass consumption in India is the benchmark Lasalgaon market inNashik ?Ans. OnionQ 13. Which brand introduced mobile phones with dual SIM and 30 day battery recharge for thefirst time in India ?Ans. MicromaxQ 14. Which patriotic song written by Kavi Pradeep celebrated 50 years on 23rd January thisyear ?Ans. Ae Mere Watan Ke LogonQ 15. Which two industrialists have recd Padma Bhushan in this years Civilian awards ?Ans. R.Thyagarajan of Shriram group and AdI GodrejQ 16. Which accounting firm publishes the European football money league every year ?Ans. DeloitteQ 17. When Etihad takes 26 % stake in Jet airways, its international hub will shift from whichcity to which one ?Ans. From Brussels to Abu DhabiQ 18. To whom was the royalty of the patriotic song Ae Mere watan ke logon supposed to begiven as per the original contract ?Ans. Army widows associationQ 19. To which university has the New York Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg madedonations of over 1 B $ over the years ?Ans. Johns Hopkins University- Compiled by G.Mohan Follow on Twitter @go_mohanShare this:
  24. 24. Twitter Facebook Email Print MoreLike this:LikeBe the first to like this.Weekly Business Quiz # 165 January 22, 2013businessbaatein Uncategorized Brands, Business, HMV, India, Jessops, LM1 CommentQ 1. What is the meaning of the term „dollarise‟ the economy ?Ans. A country abandoning its currency in favour of the US $Q 2. Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. Who said this ?Ans. Warren BuffettQ 3. Who is the title sponsor for University Cricket Championship (UCC) ?Ans. ToyotaQ 4. Which are the top 3 brands of bathing soaps in the Indian market ?Ans. Lux, Lifebuoy and SantoorQ5. Which brand first came out with a Buttoned down shirt , also called a polo shirt and has atrademark for it ?Ans. Brooks BrothersQ6.What is the name of the travel guide anyone can edit being started by Wikipedia ?Ans. WikivoyageQ7. What or who connects Expedia, Zillow and Glassdoor ?Ans. Same founder Rich Barton and Lloyd FrinkQ8. What is the list price of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner ?Ans. 207 mn $
  25. 25. Q 9. Why did Air India pilot Capt Smiti Trehan delay her Jodhpur flight yesterday ?Ans. To buy her favourite Onion kachorisQ 10. Name this legendary music retail brand which was opened on London‟s Oxford Street byEdward Elgar in 1921. It is about to be closed down.Ans. HMVQ 11. Jessops a speciality retailer in UK closed down its 187 stores last week. What was itsspeciality ?Ans. Photography eqptQ 12. Boehringer Ingelheim has introduced a novel method of networking among its employeescalled Lunch Roulette. What‟s it ?Ans. An app that helps employees to find lunch partners from diff departmentsrandomly..intended to break silos and improve partnershipsQ 13. Who has launched a music label to promote quality music under the name of LM Music ?Ans. Lata Mangeshkar- Compiled by G.Mohan Follow on Twitter @go_mohan for a daily quizShare this: Twitter Facebook Email Print MoreLike this:LikeBe the first to like this.Weekly Business Quiz # 164 January 15, 2013businessbaatein Uncategorized Brands, India, Maaza, Metro, Oscar, SwartzLeave a commentQ 1. Can the Oscar winners or their heirs sell the statuettes legally ?Ans. The first right of refusal rests with the academy for a value of 1 $.
  26. 26. Q 2. What makes a film eligible for Oscar awards ?Ans. It has to have atleast one week paid run in the LA County in the last one yearFor more read the link.Q3. If Katrina is the face of Slice, who will be the face of Maaza ?Ans. Parineeti Chopra and Imran KhanQ4. After PVR acquired Cinemax, which multiplex chain is set to be acquired by INOX ?Ans. Fun republicQ5. Kingfisher airlines has provided the Kingfisher brand as one of the collaterals to the lendersfor its huge debt. What is its value ?Ans. Rs 3000 crore valued by Grant Thornton.For more read the link.Q6. In terms of per capita income which is the richest country in the world ?Ans. Qatar at 98,000+ $Q7. Obama has decided not to go for the platinum coin option. What was the option ?Ans. Minting platinum coins and stamping a value of 1Trillion $ to avoid the debt ceilinglegallyFor more read the link.Q8. Name this Internet pioneer and hacker who was a co-inventor of RSS 1.0 and a founder ofREDDIT. He committed suicide at 26.Ans. Aaron SwartzQ9/ Which brand has become the world‟s largest selling PC brand by beating HP ?Ans. LenovoQ 10. Which brand of detergent has become a pain for the retailers across US because of itsease of theft from superstores by drug pedlars ?Ans. TideFor more read the linkQ 11. Dialogues from which Tarantino movie has inspired the words of the idea jingle ” u r mypumpkin, pumpkin, hunny bunny “Ans. Pulp Fiction
  27. 27. Q 12. Who has been nominated by Pres Obama to succeed Timothy Geithner as the treasurysecretary ?Ans. Jack LewQ 13. Which Indian co has been nominated for the notorious Public Eye awards for worst coworldwide for protection of human rights and environment ?Ans. Coal IndiaQ14. In 1875 41 replicas of kilogram was made under the International Prototype Kilogramme (IPK) from a spl alloy of Platinum-Iridium Why is it in news now ?Ans. Its weight has increased marginallyQ 15. What is the key distinction between a multilevel marketing and a pyramid scheme ?Ans. MLM makes money by selling products and not by enrolling new membersFor more read the link.Q 16. Twigs from which tree were recommended by Prophet Muhammad for brushing. It is alsoa brand.Ans. MiswakFor more read the link.Q 17. Which city‟s iconic metro celebrated its 150 years recently ?Ans. LondonQ 18. Which US University has honored HCL Founder Shiv Nadar by naming a Chair ofEngineering in his name ?Ans. Carnegie Mellon- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohanShare this: Twitter Facebook Email Print MoreLike this:LikeBe the first to like this.
  28. 28. Weekly Business Quiz # 163 January 8, 2013businessbaatein Uncategorized Brands, Business, India, quiz Leave a commentQ 1. As per Economist, what is the world‟s largest peer-to-peer lender with over 1 Bn $ in loans?Ans.Lender ClubQ 2. Who are the title sponsors of Hockey India League ?Ans. Hero MotoCorpQ 3. In Google, for products to be accepted they need to pass a “toothbrush test “. What is it ?Ans. Used atleast twice dailyQ 4. What is the value of US treasury bills seized from a stockbroker in Coimbatore by the ITdepartment ?Ans. Over 5 Bn $Q 5. Name the Economist who became the youngest Dy Governor of RBI at 49, completed histerm on Dec 31Ans. Subir GokarnQ 6. From which co has Soft and Gentle brand been acquired by Godrej in UK ?Ans. ColgateQ 7. Which is the world‟s largest PR firm, headquartered in London ?Ans. EdelmanQ 8. Who has been named to head the 14th Finance Commission ?Ans. Y.V.ReddyQ 9. In the 19th century which Marwari family was the biggest business house in India ? Now ,not in business.Ans. Ghanshyamdas Poddar- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohanI would like to thank all the visitors to help this blog cross 3,00,000 hits.Share this: Twitter Facebook
  29. 29. Email Print MoreLike this:LikeBe the first to like this.Weekly Business Quiz #162 January 1, 2013businessbaatein Uncategorized Brands, Business, India, quiz Leave a commentQ1. What new banking service will enable cash to be deposited in any bank ?Ans. Cash NEFTQ2. Cyrus Mistry would be the second person with a Non Tata surname to be Chairman of TataSons. Who first ?Ans. Nawrosji Sakhlatwala.Q3. With which PSU was Abhijit Mukherjee (son of President Pranab Mukherjee) a GM lookingafter CSR, ?Ans. SAILQ4. There are 21 car manufacturers in India in 2012. How many models are sold in India ?Ans 120 modelsQ5. As per the Jan Nov 2012, car sales numbers in India, which 2 car models have beenreplaced in the Top 10 ?Ans. Nano & Eon have replaced Santro and IndigoQ6. Whose vision was “Would have the Maruti Zen size, the Ambassador‟s internaldimensions, the price of a Maruti 800 and with the running cost of a diesel” about which car ?Ans. Ratan Tata about Indica
  30. 30. Q7. In the 19th century which Marwari family was the biggest business house in India ? Now ,not in businessAns. Ghanshyamdas Poddar family.- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle @go_mohanHomeAboutGlobal brandsIndian BrandsJargon busterWeekly Business Post # 167 February 5, 2013businessbaatein Uncategorized Brands, Business, Facebook, India, Philips,quiz, Superbowl Leavea commentQ 1. Feb 4 is Facebook‟s birthday. How many years has it completed ?Ans. Nine yearsQ 2. Which brand has been named as India‟s Buzziest brand byhttp://afaqs.com an advertisingindustry web-site ?Ans. SamsungQ3. 30 software products firms in India have broken away from NASSCOM and formed anindustry body. What is its name ?Ans. iSpirt – Indian Software Products Industry Round TableQ4. 2013 Super Bowl was held at New Orleans, the most watched TV show as well as thesecond highest in food consumption, next only to Tahnksgiving Who gave it the name ?Ans. Lamar Hunt, the NFL ChiefQ5,Which internet service is gaining popularity as the ” Instagram of 6 second videos” ?Ans. Twitter VineQ6. Name the world‟s strongest material, that is 300 times stronger than steel.Ans. Graphene
  31. 31. Q7. For what deficiency in service was McDonalds asked to pay a compensation of Rs 15000 toDelhi resident Vimal Choudhary ?Ans. serving non-veg burger instead of veg burger orderedQ8. Which former banker, software honcho is behind the affordable housing co Value andBudget Housing Corp ?Ans. Jaitirth or Jerry raoQ9. Dell to acquire Dell. Explain.Ans. Michael Dell, the founder of Dell is taking the Dell Computers co private byacquiring public shareholdingQ 10. In which city has Durex launched a iphone app as well as a service by which condom isdelivered discreetly by a person dressed like a pizza delivery boy ?Ans. DubaiQ 11. Which well known German auto major owns the luxury bus brand Scania ?Ans. VolkswagenQ 12. What is the new name of the co Research in Motion ?Ans. BlackberryQ 13. Which actor owns the production house Rajkamal Films International ?Ans. Kamal HassanQ 14. Indian Captain MS Dhoni has been named as Vice President in which co recently ?Ans. India CementsQ 15. Which country known for its liquor is making laws that stipulate the minimum price to sellliquor so as to curb driniking ?Ans. ScotlandQ16. Which co had created a comic character called Joe Camel which was banned in ‟97 bcozit was promoting smoking among children ?Ans, R J ReyonoldsQ 17. With which IT co has Govt of India partnered to launched the eBIz Govt 2 Biz applicationin PPP mode ?Ans. InfosysQ 18. Who has acquired the audio and video business of Philips worldwide ?
  32. 32. Ans. FunaiWeekly Business Post # 167 February 5, 2013businessbaatein UncategorizedBrands, Business, Facebook, India, Philips,quiz, Superbowl Leave a commentQ 1. Feb 4 is Facebook‟s birthday. How many years has it completed ?Ans. Nine yearsQ 2. Which brand has been named as India‟s Buzziest brand byhttp://afaqs.com an advertisingindustry web-site ?Ans. SamsungQ3. 30 software products firms in India have broken away from NASSCOM and formed anindustry body. What is its name ?Ans. iSpirt – Indian Software Products Industry Round TableQ4. 2013 Super Bowl was held at New Orleans, the most watched TV show as well as thesecond highest in food consumption, next only to Tahnksgiving Who gave it the name ?Ans. Lamar Hunt, the NFL ChiefQ5,Which internet service is gaining popularity as the ” Instagram of 6 second videos” ?Ans. Twitter VineQ6. Name the world‟s strongest material, that is 300 times stronger than steel.Ans. GrapheneQ7. For what deficiency in service was McDonalds asked to pay a compensation of Rs 15000 toDelhi resident Vimal Choudhary ?Ans. serving non-veg burger instead of veg burger orderedQ8. Which former banker, software honcho is behind the affordable housing co Value andBudget Housing Corp ?Ans. Jaitirth or Jerry raoQ9. Dell to acquire Dell. Explain.Ans. Michael Dell, the founder of Dell is taking the Dell Computers co private byacquiring public shareholdingQ 10. In which city has Durex launched a iphone app as well as a service by which condom isdelivered discreetly by a person dressed like a pizza delivery boy ?
  33. 33. Ans. DubaiQ 11. Which well known German auto major owns the luxury bus brand Scania ?Ans. VolkswagenQ 12. What is the new name of the co Research in Motion ?Ans. BlackberryQ 13. Which actor owns the production house Rajkamal Films International ?Ans. Kamal HassanQ 14. Indian Captain MS Dhoni has been named as Vice President in which co recently ?Ans. India CementsQ 15. Which country known for its liquor is making laws that stipulate the minimum price to sellliquor so as to curb driniking ?Ans. ScotlandQ16. Which co had created a comic character called Joe Camel which was banned in ‟97 bcozit was promoting smoking among children ?Ans, R J ReyonoldsQ 17. With which IT co has Govt of India partnered to launched the eBIz Govt 2 Biz applicationin PPP mode ?Ans. InfosysQ 18. Who has acquired the audio and video business of Philips worldwide ?Ans. FunaiWeekly Business Quiz # 164 January 15, 2013businessbaatein Uncategorized Brands, India, Maaza, Metro, Oscar, SwartzLeave acommentQ 1. Can the Oscar winners or their heirs sell the statuettes legally ?Ans. The first right of refusal rests with the academy for a value of 1 $.Q 2. What makes a film eligible for Oscar awards ?Ans. It has to have atleast one week paid run in the LA County in the last one yearFor more read the link.Q3. If Katrina is the face of Slice, who will be the face of Maaza ?
  34. 34. Ans. Parineeti Chopra and Imran KhanQ4. After PVR acquired Cinemax, which multiplex chain is set to be acquired by INOX ?Ans. Fun republicQ5. Kingfisher airlines has provided the Kingfisher brand as one of the collaterals to the lendersfor its huge debt. What is its value ?Ans. Rs 3000 crore valued by Grant Thornton.For more read the link.Q6. In terms of per capita income which is the richest country in the world ?Ans. Qatar at 98,000+ $Q7. Obama has decided not to go for the platinum coin option. What was the option ?Ans. Minting platinum coins and stamping a value of 1Trillion $ to avoid the debt ceilinglegallyFor more read the link.Q8. Name this Internet pioneer and hacker who was a co-inventor of RSS 1.0 and a founder ofREDDIT. He committed suicide at 26.Ans. Aaron SwartzQ9/ Which brand has become the world‟s largest selling PC brand by beating HP ?Ans. LenovoQ 10. Which brand of detergent has become a pain for the retailers across US because of itsease of theft from superstores by drug pedlars ?Ans. TideFor more read the linkQ 11. Dialogues from which Tarantino movie has inspired the words of the idea jingle ” u r mypumpkin, pumpkin, hunny bunny “Ans. Pulp FictionQ 12. Who has been nominated by Pres Obama to succeed Timothy Geithner as the treasurysecretary ?Ans. Jack LewQ 13. Which Indian co has been nominated for the notorious Public Eye awards for worst coworldwide for protection of human rights and environment ?
  35. 35. Ans. Coal IndiaQ14. In 1875 41 replicas of kilogram was made under the International Prototype Kilogramme (IPK) from a spl alloy of Platinum-Iridium Why is it in news now ?Ans. Its weight has increased marginallyQ 15. What is the key distinction between a multilevel marketing and a pyramid scheme ?Ans. MLM makes money by selling products and not by enrolling new membersFor more read the link.Q 16. Twigs from which tree were recommended by Prophet Muhammad for brushing. It is alsoa brand.Ans. MiswakFor more read the link.Q 17. Which city‟s iconic metro celebrated its 150 years recently ?Ans. LondonQ 18. Which US University has honored HCL Founder Shiv Nadar by naming a Chair ofEngineering in his name ?Ans. Carnegie Mellon- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohanWhat is the meaning of the term „dollarise‟ the economy ?Ans. A country abandoning its currency in favour of the US $Q 2. Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. Who said this ?Ans. Warren BuffettQ 3. Who is the title sponsor for University Cricket Championship (UCC) ?Ans. ToyotaQ 4. Which are the top 3 brands of bathing soaps in the Indian market ?Ans. Lux, Lifebuoy and SantoorQ5. Which brand first came out with a Buttoned down shirt , also called a polo shirt and has atrademark for it ?Ans. Brooks BrothersQ6.What is the name of the travel guide anyone can edit being started by Wikipedia ?Ans. Wikivoyage
  36. 36. Q7. What or who connects Expedia, Zillow and Glassdoor ?Ans. Same founder Rich Barton and Lloyd FrinkQ8. What is the list price of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner ?Ans. 207 mn $Q 9. Why did Air India pilot Capt Smiti Trehan delay her Jodhpur flight yesterday ?Ans. To buy her favourite Onion kachorisQ 10. Name this legendary music retail brand which was opened on London‟s Oxford Street byEdward Elgar in 1921. It is about to be closed down.Ans. HMVQ 11. Jessops a speciality retailer in UK closed down its 187 stores last week. What was itsspeciality ?Ans. Photography eqptQ 12. Boehringer Ingelheim has introduced a novel method of networking among its employeescalled Lunch Roulette. What‟s it ?Ans. An app that helps employees to find lunch partners from diff departmentsrandomly..intended to break silos and improve partnershipsQ 13. Who has launched a music label to promote quality music under the name of LM Music ?Ans. Lata MangeshkarGlobal brandsIn this page you will find select questions related to Global brands from the WeeklyBusiness QuizzesSony has announced digital imaging, gaming and mobile phones as their core products. Whatproduct is conspicuously absent ?Ans. TVsWhat was the original name of HTC, the mobile device manufacturer ?Ans. High Tech ComputersIn mobile phone market what does “tyranny of the flagship” mean, as per the Economist ?Ans. iPhone/ Samsung Galaxy walking away with profits
  37. 37. In competition to Mackintosh Jack Tramiel launched a low priced home computer. It is the bestselling PC of all time. Name it.Ans. Commodore 64Which model of Porsche was designed by Ferdinand A Porsche who died recently ?Ans. Porsche 911Which mass market brand tried unsuccessfully to launch a premium offering called ARCHDELUXE ?Ans. McDonaldsWhat is often said to be “sublimated essence of what America stands for” ? One journalist said itwas ” a decent thing, honestly made”Ans. CokeWhich international hotel chain‟s properties in UK are likely to be taken over by an Indianproperty company ?Ans. MarriottMany analysts in US have decided to exclude one co‟s results from corporate earnings, bcosthe co skews the results. Name the co.Ans. AppleUPS has acquired TNT. What is the full form of TNT ?Ans. Thomson Nationwide TransportAmong cola drinkers who are „dualists‟ and „resistants” ?Ans. Dualists drink both regular and diet at diff times. Resistants drink neitherIf Pepsi has Tropicana as its pure juices brand, what is Coke‟s pure juice brand called ?Ans. Simply juicesMost logos carry one icon, but which co logo has as many as 25 icons with symbols such assun, DNA, bee, flower and heart?Ans. Unilever
  38. 38. To which brand did Karhu Sports sell its logo for $ 2000 and two bottles of whiskey ?Ans AdidasWhich car logo was designed by Childe Harild Wills, the inventor of Vanadium and molybdenumsteel alloys ?Ans. Ford MotorsWhat is the new name for Android Market, the app store from Google ?Ans. Google PlayName this Kraft brand that celebrates its 100th anniversary .Ans. OreoWho has acquired the online photo sharing site Kodakgallery from Kodak ?Ans. ShutterflyWhich model of car Hyundai will be launched with a Wes Anderson commercial to coincide withthe academy awards ceremony ?Ans. Hyundai AzeraWhy are the logo and interface of Facebook in blue colour ?Ans. Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colour blind. Blue is the brightest color he sees Name the Swedish retailer who has decided not to enter India because of the 30% sourcingnorm.Ans. IkeaWhich is the worlds largest direct selling company ? Clue not AmwayAns. AvonWhich is the world largest natural gas company ?Ans. GazpromName this heritage brand of cod liver oil from Merck.Ans. Seven seas
  39. 39. If Ericsson is the technology leader in mobile phone networks who is considered the cost leader?Ans. HuaweiWhich is the only item sourced by Rolls Royce from india ?Ans. Malabar woodWhich car group is likely to replace Toyota as the largest car mfr in the world ?Ans. VolkswagenWhich co has decided to withdraw its logo from London Olympics after protests from many inclindia ?Ans. Dow chemicalsName this nearly 300 year old brand that is the first name in CognacAns. Remy MartinConnect Bandit, intruder, Hayabuza..Ans.Suzuki motorcyclesName this artist who accounts for 17% of contemporary art sales. His first exhibition was 32paintings of Campbell‟s soup cans.Ans. Andy WarholName this 100 year old car brand named after a swiss born racing driver and has a “bow-tie‟badge on its bonnet.Ans. ChevroletWho will be the celebrity endorsing the bike Suzuki Hayate ?Ans. Salman KhanWhat new model of MUV has been launched by Maruti to compete with the likes of Innova andXylo ?Ans.ErtigaJet has decided to merge Jet Konnect and JetLite. Which brand will be retained ?Ans. Jet KonnectWhy has Nestle India been hauled up for violating advt norms ?Ans. The tins of Lactogen do not have warning reg Mother’s milk in Hindi and font sizewas small
  40. 40. Name the celebrity who endorses Fast track, Flying Machine jeans, Herbalife, Fair and Lovelyfor men, Sangam suitings etc.Ans. Virat KohliWho has launched a special Tendulkar edition of a drink to honour Tendulkar 100th century ?Ans. Coca ColaQ8. As Rahul Dravid retires an old quiz question. Why is he nicknamed Jammy ?Ans His father worked for Kissan Jams. He later endorsed it also.Name this women‟s cooperative that has 650 cr sales and exports of 29 cr.Ans. LijjatCafe Coffee Day has launched Coffee day WakeCup recently. What is it?Ans. A coffee making machine to make one cup at a time.Which two brands from Pepsico are being promoted under a single slogan ” I feel UP” ?Ans. 7Up and NimboozWhich brand of whisky known for „making it large‟ has signed on SRK as its brand ambasador ?Ans. Royal StagFor tv commercial of which brand has Dhanush sung and written a jingle for Sachin Tendulkar ?Ans. BoostWhich insurance co appears to be opportunistic and show Yuvraj Singh talking about his healthoften in the TVC ?Ans. Birla Sun LifeThe men‟s hair cream brand Brylcreem changed hands in India recently. Who is the new ownerof this brand ?Ans. HUL from Godrej Sara LeeHow do we better know UBISLATE 7+ from Datawind ?Ans. The AAKASH tabletAbout what has Ratan Tata said that it is not a flop but it was a lost opportunity ?Ans. Tata Nano- Curated by G.MohanJargon busterISRO launched a spy sattellite RISAT-1 successfully ? Expand RISAT
  41. 41. Ans. Radar Imaging SatelliteIn the context of telecom spectrum regulations, what is “refarming” ?Ans. Reassigning govt.reg. spectrum for services with higher value.ASCI and TAM have launched NAMS . What is NAMS ?Ans. National Audience Measurement System for measuring reach of adsAirtel has launched 4G first in Kolkata. This is using TD LTE technology. Expand TD LTE.Ans. Time Division Long Term EvolutionWhat are the other names of multi level marketing and why GOI considers it a fraud ?Ans. Network marketing or Pyramid marketing…It is considered an economic offencebecause it is robbing Peter to pay PaulWhat is the new GAAR proposed in the budget making FIIs doing GRRR ?Ans. General anti avoidance rulesAfter Samsung Galaxy Note‟s surprising success what is the category being called now ?Ans. Phablet (phone + tablet)We know the BRICs. Which countries make up the MIST?Ans. Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea and TurkeyIn stock exchange trading what is ALGO ?Ans. Algorithmic tradingAmong cola drinkers who are „dualists‟ and „resistants” ?Ans. Dualists drink both regular and diet at diff times. Resistants drink neitherWhat is an MOOC in the sphere of online education ?Ans. Massively Open Online CoursesHow did the terms bull and bear come in stock market lingo ?Ans,,Bull attacks up and bear with its paw downYesterday was SUPERBOWL the ultimate TV event. How did it get its name?Ans. Lamar Hunt the organiser saw his girl play with Super Ball.The govt of india has launched a new index called CRIS. What is CRIS ?Ans. Comparative index for sovereignsYou know wifi. Now a new tech has come to transmit data called Li-Fi. What is LiFi ?
  42. 42. Ans. Light fidelity, a new technology where variations in light is used to transmit data.Casio has developed products using this.What is the contribution of John Brager‟s Robot wisdom to social media ?Ans. The word blogToday large parts of the net have a black out protesting against SOPA and PIPA. Expand them.Ans. Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP ActWhich company invented the term „ civil servant‟ ?Ans.East india companyAs per UN what is the replacement rate of fertility ?Ans. 2.1 percent per annumIn Hindustani music muslims are called ustads Hindus are called Pandits. What are PARSIScalled ?Ans. PanditsThe govt has made hallmarking of gold jewellery a must in india. What is hallmarking ?Ans. Certificate from BIS about purityWhat is RHEOLOGY a study of ?Ans. Flow of materialsExpand HDMI ?Ans.High Definition Multi-media interfaceRichard Branson has described his unrelated businesses as based on a growth philosophy ofABCD. What is ABCD ?Ans.Always Be Connected DotsConnect Equis, AMBA, AASCB …Ans. All are B-School certifications for Europe, UK and US respectivelyTheodore Forstmann who died recently coined the phrase ” Barbarians at the gate”. Who did herefer to as barbarians ?Ans. The guys who do Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs)- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter handle go_mohan

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