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Biz Quiz 110208

Biz Quiz 110208

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The
 
Biz
 
Quiz
-
11
 
February
 
2008
 
Questions
 
1. What has happened to digital radio stations The Jazz and Planet Rock?
(
 
)They
 
have
 
been
 
bought
 
by
 
the
 
BBC
 
(
 
)They
 
have
 
been
 
closed
 
down
 
due
 
to
 
losses
 
(
 
)The
 
have
 
been
 
bought
 
by
 
Facebook
 
(
 
)They
 
have
 
 just
 
launched
 
2. Campaigners have Tesco for cutting the retail price of a standard product to just £1.99. Theprice of what?
(
 
)A
 
four
pack
 
of 
 
lager
 
(
 
)A
 
chicken
 
(
 
)A
 
pack
 
of 
 
20
 
ciggies
 
(
 
)A
 
1lb
 
tub
 
of 
 
butter
 
3. The number of people whose homes were repossessed in 2007 rose by 21% compared with 2006.What is a repossession?
(
 
)The
 
lender
 
takes
 
ownership
 
of 
 
the
 
property
 
from
 
the
 
householder
 
(
 
)The
 
local
 
council
 
takes
 
ownership
 
of 
 
the
 
property
 
from
 
the
 
lender
 
(
 
)The
 
householder
 
takes
 
a
 
fixed
 
rate
 
mortgage
 
from
 
the
 
lender
 
(
 
)All
 
personal
 
belongings
 
of 
 
the
 
householder
 
are
 
passed
 
to
 
the
 
lender
 
4. Quoted company Biffa has agreed to a £1.2bn takeover offer. What is the main business activityof Biffa?
(
 
)Oil
 
&
 
gas
 
exploration
 
(
 
)Security
 
services
 
(
 
)Waste
 
disposal
 
(
 
)Recruitment
 
of 
 
Teachers
 
5. Ebay has been heavily criticised for its decision to...
(
 
)Require
 
sellers
 
to
 
include
 
genuine
 
photos
 
of 
 
all
 
goods
 
being
 
sold
 
(
 
)Ban
 
sellers
 
from
 
leaving
 
negative
 
comments
 
about
 
buyers
 
(
 
)Ban
 
sellers
 
from
 
charging
 
more
 
than
 
£3
 
P&P
 
(
 
)Ban
 
ticket
 
touts
 
from
 
selling
 
event
 
tickets
 
 
6. What did investment fund Olivant pull out of last week?
(
 
)Sponsoring
 
the
 
Indian
 
cricket
 
team
 
(
 
)Bidding
 
for
 
Northern
 
Rock
 
(
 
)Building
 
the
 
main
 
stadium
 
for
 
the
 
2012
 
Olympics
 
(
 
)Sponsoring
 
the
 
aborted
 
Spice
 
Girls
 
tour
 
7. First Milk and Milk Link have called off a merger that would have created one of the UK'slargest...
(
 
)White
 
elephant
 
(
 
)Partnership
 
(
 
)Co
operatives
 
(
 
)Nationalised
 
companies
 
8. Brent Hoberman is returning to the internet with a furniture website that he hopes will capturemore than £400million of consumer spending within two years. What other famous onlinebusiness did he launch?
(
 
)moneysupermarket.com
 
(
 
)bebo.com
 
(
 
)lastminute.com
 
(
 
)friendsreunited.co.uk
 
9. What major change did Facebook announce last week?
(
 
)Users
 
will
 
be
 
charged
 
$1
 
for
 
each
 
time
 
they
 
"poke"
 
someone
 
(
 
)The
 
site
 
will
 
be
 
translated
 
into
 
Spanish,
 
French
 
&
 
German
 
(
 
)Old
 
age
 
pensioners
 
will
 
be
 
allowed
 
to
 
participate
 
(
 
)An
 
online
 
auction
 
facility
 
is
 
being
 
added
 
to
 
compete
 
with
 
Ebay
 
10. The name of the new business management simulation launched by tutor2u last week is:
(
 
)Bized
 
Bargain
 
(
 
)BoreVenture
 
(
 
)The
 
Hot
 
Seat
 
(
 
)Unprofitable
 
Pursuits
 

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