Business Awareness Questions and Answers

21.

In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 3.2. What should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 282 runs?

   A.) 6.3
   B.) 7.5
   C.) 8.6
   D.) 5.6

Answer: Option 'A'

Required Run rate = ( 282 - ( 3.2 x 10 ) )/ (40) = ( 250) /(40) = 6.25

22.

In the first 30 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 7. What should be the run rate in the remaining 20 overs to reach the target of 325 runs ? 

   A.) 6.3
   B.) 5.8
   C.) 5.2
   D.) 29.4

Answer: Option 'B'

Given
In, first30 overs of a cricket game.
Run rate = 7
Required Run rate in the remaining 20 overs to reach the target of 325 runs
Required Run rate
= ( 325 - ( 7 x 30 ) ) / (20)
= ( 115) / (20)
= 5.75
=5.8 ( approx)

23.

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

24.

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

25.

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

26.

Which of the following BPO companies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris software?

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

Answer: Option 'C'

Optimus

27.

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

28.

Grand Vitara XV-7 is a vehicle launched by 

   A.) Maruti Suzuki
   B.) Hyundai
   C.) GM
   D.) Ford

Answer: Option 'A'

Maruti Suzuki

29.

Which Indian Pharmaceutical company has announced to acquire Roche's active, pharmaceutical ingredients business in Mexico? Rache is a well-known global pharmaceutical

   A.) Wockhardt
   B.) Cipla
   C.) Dr Reddy's Lab
   D.) Ranbaxy

Answer: Option 'C'

Dr Reddy's Lab

30.

Ayush Ayurvedic health and beauty care products were launched by 

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

Answer: Option 'C'

HLL

31.

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 

32.

Sagem, which has launched mobile phones in India, is a company from?

   A.) China
   B.) Korea
   C.) France
   D.) Italy

Answer: Option 'C'

France

33.

One of the following companies does have business interest in both oil and shipping sectors. Identify this.

   A.) Essar Group
   B.) ONGC
   C.) Reliance Group
   D.) Tata Group

Answer: Option 'A'

Essar Group

34.

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

35.

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

36.

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

37.

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

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

Answer: Option 'A'

Malaysia

38.

In the first 25 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 1.3. What should be the run rate in the remaining 25 overs to reach the target of 287 runs?

   A.) 10.2
   B.) 12.2
   C.) 9.2
   D.) 14.1

Answer: Option 'A'

Required Run rate = ( 287 - ( 1.3 x 25 ) )/ (25) = ( 254.5) /(25) = 10.18

39.

Titan industries has rolled out its own Swiss made premium watches in India under the brand Name of 

   A.) Bvlgeri
   B.) Insignia
   C.) Titan Sens
   D.) Xylys

Answer: Option 'D'

Xylys

40.

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


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