Business Awareness Questions and Answers

1.

Ayush Ayurvedic health and beauty care products were launched by 

   A.) Nestle
   B.) Dabur
   C.) HLL
   D.) Ponds

Answer: Option 'C'

HLL

2.

Which IT company has developed Financial Core - a banking software product?

   A.) Wipro
   B.) Satyam
   C.) Infosys
   D.) TCS

Answer: Option 'C'

Infosys

3.

Highest - Profit making company in India is 

   A.) Indian Oil
   B.) ONGC
   C.) Reliance Industries
   D.) Tata Sons

Answer: Option 'B'

ONGC

4.

Name the first Indian businessman who found place in the cover story of Forbes magazine

   A.) Azim Hasham Premji
   B.) Narayan Murthy
   C.) Dr Reddy
   D.) Anil Ambani

Answer: Option 'A'

Azim Hasham Premji

5.

China's TCL Communication has a joint venture agreement with European company for manufacturing mobile handsets?

   A.) Siemens
   B.) Nokia
   C.) Alcatel
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Alcatel

6.

Which of the following companies is also present in other sectors like FMCG, Electrical equipment, apart from IT?

   A.) Patni Computers
   B.) Wipro
   C.) Infosys
   D.) Polaris

Answer: Option 'B'

Wipro 

7.

France-based Thomson has sold its Italian tubes manufacturing plant to an Indian company. Identify the company.

   A.) BPL
   B.) Mirc Electronics
   C.) Videocon
   D.) Godrej

Answer: Option 'C'

Videocon

8.

In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 6.2. What should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 414 runs ?  

   A.) 9.7
   B.) 8.8
   C.) 7.9
   D.) 13.1

Answer: Option 'B'

Given
In, first 10 overs of a cricket game.
Run rate = 6.2
Required Run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 414 runs
Required Run rate
=( 414 - ( 6.2 x 10 ) / (40)
= 414 - 6.20 / 40
= ( 352) / (40)
=8.8

9.

Which company has launched the world's first automated opening bandsets, titled PEBL, in the Indian Market?

   A.) Samsung
   B.) Nokia
   C.) Motorola
   D.) LG

Answer: Option 'C'

Motorola

10.

The average of 36 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most how many may be greater than zero?

   A.) 36
   B.) 35
   C.) 37
   D.) 39

Answer: Option 'B'

Average of 36 numbers is = 0
Therefore sum of all 36 numbers = 0
It is quite possible that 35 of these numbers may be positive and if their sum is "a" then 36th number is "(-a)"

11.

Two Mega confectionery brands - Maha Lacto and Eclairs are owned by which company?

   A.) Cadbury
   B.) Nutrine
   C.) Lotte
   D.) Parry's

Answer: Option 'A'

Cadbury

12.

Steel tycoo Laksmi Mittal has acquired minority stakes in which Indian financial service company?

   A.) Farallon Capital
   B.) Indiabulls Credit Services
   C.) Anand Rathi Financial Services
   D.) Kothari Pioneer

Answer: Option 'B'

Indiabulls Credit Services

13.

Brand Name 'Ykk' is related to 

   A.) Cars
   B.) Cellular Phones
   C.) Zip
   D.) Shoe polish

Answer: Option 'C'

Zip 

14.

Mike McNamara is the founder of 

   A.) Pepsico
   B.) Citibank
   C.) Standard Chartered
   D.) American Express

Answer: Option 'B'

Citibank

15.

In a Comprehensive settlement of Dabhol Power Project, two American companies have agreed to transfer its share in the project. One of them is General Electric. Identify another one.

   A.) Exxon Mobile
   B.) Bechtel
   C.) Chevron
   D.) Unocal

Answer: Option 'B'

Bechtel

16.

Which of the following has become the first telecom company to achieve the 15-million mark in subscriber base?

   A.) Reliance
   B.) Hutch
   C.) Airtel
   D.) BSNL

Answer: Option 'A'

Reliance

17.

Which of the following BPO companies is wholly-owned subsidiary of polaris Software?

   A.) Spectramind
   B.) Drogeon
   C.) WNS
   D.) Optimus

Answer: Option 'D'

Optimus

18.

In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 7.6. What should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 212 runs?

   A.) 3.4
   B.) 4.1
   C.) 3.1
   D.) 7.9

Answer: Option 'A'

Required Run rate = ( 212 - ( 7.6 x 10 ) )/ (40) = ( 136) /(40) = 3.4

19.

Which news paper has the motto - Journalism of Courage?

   A.) The Indian Express
   B.) The Guardian
   C.) The Washington Post
   D.) The Hindustan Times

Answer: Option 'A'

The Indian Express

20.

Which of the following is the largest non-banking company in India?

   A.) Reliance Finance Capital Ltd
   B.) Peerless
   C.) Tata Finance
   D.) ICICI

Answer: Option 'D'

ICICI


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