Business Awareness Questions and Answers

1.

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)"

2.

Who owns the rights for Pizza Hut, Cream Bell and Costa Coffee in India?

   A.) Ravi Jaipuria
   B.) Ashok Chauhan
   C.) Anu Agha
   D.) Nikhil Meswani

Answer: Option 'A'

Ravi Jaipuria

3.

In a class of 15, the overall weight of the students is 997. Can you find the average weight of students in the class?

   A.) 63.15
   B.) 66.47
   C.) 73.12
   D.) 69.79

Answer: Option 'B'

Use the below formula to find the average weight of the class Average Weight = ( Total Weight of Class / Total Number of Students) Average Weight = ( 997/15) = 66.47

4.

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 

5.

In the first 30 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 5. What should be the run rate in the remaining 20 overs to reach the target of 250 runs?

   A.) 5.6
   B.) 6
   C.) 5
   D.) 7

Answer: Option 'C'

Required Run rate = ( 250 - ( 5 x 30 ) )/ (20) = ( 100) /(20) = 5

6.

Ayush Ayurvedic health and beauty care products were launched by 

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

Answer: Option 'C'

HLL

7.

Rockr, a cell phone from Motorola that uses Apple's iTunes software and stores up to 100 songs in its Flash memory, has been launched by 

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

Answer: Option 'A'

Motorola

8.

'Khazanah' is the state-owned investment holding arm of which country?

   A.) Malaysia
   B.) Japan
   C.) Singapore
   D.) Mauritius

Answer: Option 'A'

Malaysia

9.

In the first 30 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 1.9. What should be the run rate in the remaining 20 overs to reach the target of 98 runs?

   A.) 2.3
   B.) 8.5
   C.) 2.1
   D.) 2.5

Answer: Option 'C'

Required Run rate = ( 98 - ( 1.9 x 30 ) )/ (20) = ( 41) /(20) = 2.05

10.

In a class of 17, the overall weight of the students is 997. Can you find the average weight of students in the class?

   A.) 61.58
   B.) 58.65
   C.) 64.52
   D.) 55.72

Answer: Option 'B'

Use the below formula to find the average weight of the class Average Weight = ( Total Weight of Class / Total Number of Students) Average Weight = ( 997/17) = 58.65

11.

In which of the following business areas Bausch & Lomb is operating in?

   A.) Apparel
   B.) Vision care
   C.) Auto ancillary
   D.) Retailing

Answer: Option 'B'

Vision care

12.

One of the following companies was in the news over alleged charges of international trademark and copyright violation. Identify it?

   A.) Derby
   B.) Hutch
   C.) Mumbai Dyeing
   D.) Kingfisher Airlines

Answer: Option 'B'

Hutch

13.

Mike McNamara is the founder of 

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Citibank

14.

In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 5.6. What should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 254 runs? 

   A.) 5
   B.) 6
   C.) 6.5
   D.) 7.5

Answer: Option 'A'

Given
Target = 254 runs
First 10 overs, run rate = 5.6
Remaining Overs = 40.
Required Run rate
= ( 254 - ( 5.6 x 10 ) / (40)
= ( 198 ) /(40)
4.95
= 5

15.

Sun life of Canada is operating in India in alliance with

   A.) Bermans
   B.) Sahara Group
   C.) Thapars
   D.) AB Birla Group

Answer: Option 'D'

AB Birla Group

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