Business Awareness Questions and Answers

41.

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)"

42.

Iveco, Part of the Fiat group, holds 15 per cent stake in an Indian automobile company. The  company in the question is 

   A.) Tata Motors
   B.) AShok Leyland
   C.) Hindustan Motors
   D.) Eitcher

Answer: Option 'B'

AShok Leyland

43.

Rahul Dravid is associated with the advertising campaign of which bank?

   A.) Bank of Baroda
   B.) Bank of India
   C.) HDFC
   D.) HSBC

Answer: Option 'A'

Bank of Baroda 

44.

The 'Neticket' scheme, which allows a passenger to fly without ever visiting a reservation counter has been introduced by :

   A.) Indian Airlines
   B.) Sahara Air
   C.) Jet Airwaya
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Indian Airlines

45.

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

46.

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

47.

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

48.

'Skycar' , a light aerial multi-purpose vehicle, is set to make its world debut in the US. Name the company which has developed the model?

   A.) Rolls Royce
   B.) Moller International
   C.) Audi
   D.) Ford

Answer: Option 'B'

Moller International

49.

Which company has introduced 91-Octane petrol EXTRA PREMIUM in India?

   A.) Indian Oil
   B.) IBP
   C.) Hindustan Petroleum
   D.) BPCL

Answer: Option 'A'

Indian Oil

50.

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

51.

Delphi, the world's largest auto component manufacturer, has the joint venture agreement with which indian company?

   A.) Hero Motors
   B.) TVS
   C.) Bajaj Auto
   D.) Bharat Forge

Answer: Option 'B'

TVS

52.

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

53.

In the first 10 overs of a cricket game, the run rate was only 1.8. What should be the run rate in the remaining 20 overs to reach the target of 215 runs?

   A.) 8.9
   B.) 9.9
   C.) 11.8
   D.) 2.8

Answer: Option 'B'

Given
To find out the Required Run rate
Rate = ( 215 - ( 1.8 x 10 ) )/ (20)
= ( 197) /(20)
= 9.85

54.

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'

Romania

55.

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

56.

Name the new Business Area which Sahara India Parivar has entered into:

   A.) Advertising
   B.) Travel & Tourism
   C.) Cement
   D.) Software

Answer: Option 'B'

Travel & Touris

57.

Which Payments Bank becoming the first bank to offer cash backs on deposits?

   A.) Postal Payments Bank
   B.) Airtel Payments Bank
   C.) Aditya Birla Payments Bank
   D.) Paytm Payments Bank

Answer: Option 'D'

Paytm Payments Bank becoming the first bank to offer cash backs on deposits. Customers will also be offered zero charges on all online transactions and no minimum balance requirement. The Payments Bank plans to roll out 31 branches and 3,000 customer service points in the first year. For savings accounts, it will offer an interest of 4 percent per annum. It will also offer current accounts to its millions of merchants.

58.

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'

Cipla

59.

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

60.

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)


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