Business Awareness Questions and Answers


Which auto major launched the multi utility vehicle-Scorpio?

   A.) Mahindra
   B.) Toyota
   C.) FIAT
   D.) TELCO

Answer: Option 'A'



Which company's name in Italian means 'to roll'?

   A.) Volvo
   B.) Honda
   C.) Michelin
   D.) Vauxhall

Answer: Option 'A'



Times of India group is set to launch a 24-hour news channel in alliance with which international media entity?

   A.) Wall street Journal
   B.) Reuters
   C.) BBC
   D.) Associated Press

Answer: Option 'B'



Equity firm Warburg Pincus and telecom company Sing Tel Hold equity stake in which Indian Cellular service provider?

   A.) Bharti Televenture
   B.) Hutch
   C.) Reliance Telecom
   D.) Idea

Answer: Option 'A'

Bharti Televenture


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'



As per the newspaper report, the world's second largest generic Pharama company, Sandoz is in talks to take over YK Hamied - promoted domestic pharma company. The company in the question is _______

   A.) Hamdard
   B.) Cipla
   C.) Wockhardt
   D.) Sun Pharma

Answer: Option 'B'



"Let your heart fly" baseline is associated with which airlines company?

   A.) Fly Emirates
   B.) Indian Airlines
   C.) Jet Airways
   D.) Lufthansa

Answer: Option 'B'

Indian Airlines


India's Largest tractor manufacture Mahindra & Mahindra had recently made a take over bid on a European company, Universal Tractors. The Company is based in 

   A.) Norway
   B.) England
   C.) Romania
   D.) Finland

Answer: Option 'C'



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'

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)


The average of 34 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most how many may be greater than zero?

   A.) 33
   B.) 34
   C.) 35
   D.) 36

Answer: Option 'A'

Average of 34 numbers is = 0
Therefore sum of all 34 numbers = 0
It is quite possible that 33 of these numbers may be positive and if their sum is "a" then 34th number is "(-a)"


Which company uses tagline "Drive your way" ?

   A.) Yamaha
   B.) Toyota
   C.) Hyundai
   D.) Erickson

Answer: Option 'C'



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'



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


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'



Which company has recently introduced 'Dura Technology' in building cars?

   A.) Ford
   B.) Mitsubshi
   C.) GM
   D.) Maruti-Suzuki

Answer: Option 'A'



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

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

Answer: Option 'C'



Name the Brand that advertises itself with the slogan 'The Vision Of Sound'?

   A.) Samsung TVs
   B.) Thomson TVs
   C.) Sansui TVs
   D.) BPL TVs

Answer: Option 'A'

Samsung TVs


Which of the following Stock exchanges is called "Big Board"?

   A.) Nasdaq
   B.) London Stock Exchange
   C.) Mumbai Stock Exchange
   D.) New York Stock Exchange

Answer: Option 'D'

New York Stock Exchange


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


Chennai-based FMCG company, CavinKare has made an entry into homecare segment by launching a liquid  toilet cleaner. The brand name of the toilet cleaner is

   A.) Tavex
   B.) Tex
   C.) Domotex
   D.) Texco

Answer: Option 'B'


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