Apr 19, 2009

BizQuiz #36

What is an 'Escrow Account', a most popular term in M&A Deals?
In M&A deals, Escrow accounts are meant for safekeeping of payments made by the bidder till the time the deal is closed, after which it is released to the other party.

Who has tied up with one of the IPL teams, 'Delhi Daredevils' as their official travel partner and will organise the entire travel requirements for the team as a part of the deal?

Tulsi Tanti is a founder of Pune-based World's fifth's largest supplier of wind turbines. Name the company.
Suzlon Energy

Recently, Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has allowed three more credit information companies to do business. Name them.
1. Equifax Credit Information Services,
2. Experian Credit Information Company, and
3. Highmark Credit Information Services.

What's P20, which is recently in news, associated with Cricket?
It's England and Wales Cricket Board’s(ECB's) new Twenty20 competition.

Apr 5, 2009

BizQuiz #35

Which company claims itself as the only company in the world having the technology to produce the steel in-house for manufacturing Razor blades?
Vidyut mettalics Ltd, owner of SuperMax brand

Name the oil major who first set up a refinery in India, introduced LPG and Bitumen to the nation and the first company to introduce the co-branded credit cards and rewards programme in Petroleum Sector?

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.

Which corporation was built by three youngsters Tushar Jani, Clyde cooper and Kushroo Dubash?

Blue Dart Express

“To be success in Business, be daring, be first, be different” is the guiding principle of which Business women?

Anita Roddick of the Bodyshop.

In print media what is “Bulldog Edition”?

A particular edition that is available earlier than other editions of same publication.

BizQuiz #34

Name the eyewear division of Reliance Retail.
Vision Express

Who recently got the recognition as India Inc's Most Powerful CEOs in The Economic Times Corporate Dossier?
Mr. Ratan Tata

Which division of Hampshire Hotels and Resorts, plans to open "Dream brand hotels" in various cities in India, including Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi with a Rs 5,000-crore (Rs 50 billion) investment?
The Vikram Chatwal Hotels

Name the eyewear division of Titan Industries Ltd.
Titan Eye+

What does ATCA stand for?
Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture.
(ATCA is a next generation platform that incorporates the latest trends in high-speed interconnect technologies and next generation processors, offering improved reliability.)

BizQuiz #33

Which is the most traded commodity in the world?
Crude Oil

Gulliver's Travels is the inspiration for the name of which familiar internet company?

Bombay House is the headquarters of which industrial house?
The Tatas

Who was the first chairman of ICICI Ltd?
A Ramaswami Mudaliar

Who writes the popular strip 'Dilbert' based on office and business life?
Scott Adams

Who is the founder of General Electric?
Thomas Alva Edison

What foreign company did Tata Tea acquire a stake in last week?

We know the Nano as the Rs1 lakh car. How much did the original affordable car, the Ford Model T, sell for in the second decade of the twentieth century?

Which is the largest-selling soap brand in India?

What does the term GAAP stand for?
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Mar 24, 2009

BizQuiz #32

Expand MPS, a scale used to measure the overall potential of workers' intrinsic motivation and used in the Job Diagnostic Survey developed by Richard Hackman and Greg Oldham?
Motivating Potential Score

What are "Blind Ads" in HR parlance?
Recruitment advertisements that does not have the name or identity of the Employee

Which internationally acclaimed Indian movie has been included as a case study for 'Human Behavior at Work' by Indian Institute of Management, Indore?

CAMEL is an effective system of rating by the banks. The model insists five main criteria and based on these the financial health is evaluated on a scale of highest to lowest, 1 to 5. In that, A means 'asset quality', M means 'management' and L for 'liability', then what are C and E refer?
Capital adequacy and Earnings

Reportedly, what were male employees of Walt Disney contractually not permitted to have?
A Moustache

BizQuiz #31

On which business tycoon was the movie 'Aviator' based?
Howard Hughes

What did October 29, 1929, the date of the great stock market crash, come to be known as?
Black Tuesday

'The Polyester Prince' is the unauthorised biography of which industrialist?
Dhirubai Ambani

By what contraction is The American Way better known?

Col Sanders started which famous eatery?
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)

Mar 17, 2009

BizQuiz #30

Which business tycoon owns the Miss World Organisation?
Donald Trump

How much was the creator of the Nike Swoosh logo paid for her work?

Who became famous as the man who broke the Bank of England through his currency speculation?
George Soros

What famously has a river at one end and a graveyard at the other?
Wall Street

What company headed by George Eastman used the slogan, 'You press the button, we do the rest'?