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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. If you type http://msnbc.com to which site you will be taken now? Which Indian co has acquired controlling stakes in Shanti Gears? Who are the people behind the regional airline Air Mantra? Which bank in US was called Bank of Italy before 1930? Which town in Tamil Nadu is the hub for the borewell drilling industry supplying rigs all over India? 6. In which chain of fine dining restaurants in India can guests ask for reading glasses or shawls if they need? 7. What is unique about a new passion pill for men named LEVITRA from BAYER? 8. Name the business leader who has donated 1540cr eq to his entire personal share in the company to his foundation. 9. Who said „It‟s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out better associates and you‟ll drift in that direction,‟? 10. Which popular service started its life as BACKRUB? 11. Why as a policy Warren Buffett never paid dividends or bought back shares of his co. Berkshire? 12. IIT KGP, HBS, IBM, McKinsey and now President of Berkshire Hathaway. Potential successor of Warren Buffett. Name him. 13. In 1960 Liz Taylor was paid the highest amount ever paid to any actor for playing Cleopatra. How much? 14. “Situations advertising” is a 200 crores agency with accounts like Jyothy labs, everest masala, Yardley etc. Which restaurateur owns it? 15. Which product has a cricket inspired slogan” When the match ends, your game begins”? 16. In which popular TV reality shows the host Donald Trump in US and Lord Alan Sugar on BBC uses the phrase” You‟re fired”? 17. Where will be the first indigenous 500MW fast breeder reactor set up in India? 18. Which airline has announced fare cuts of 15 % in major domestic routes triggering a price war? 19. Name the Indian billionaire IPLteam owner who has bought tickets worth 5 crores for self and guests for world cup finals. 20. What technology helps a customer executive in a YES BANK branch to know the details of the customer on PC as he walks in without keying any no. or swiping a card? 21. Which Indian singer composer has started an online music academy in US?
Answers:1. www.nbcnews.com because Microsoft has sold its stake 2. Tube Investments of India Ltd. 3. The Singhs of Religare 4. Bank of America 5. Tiruchengode 6. Mainland China 7. These melt in the mouth 8. GM RAO of GMR 9. Warren Buffett 10. GOOGLE search engine 11. He believes the co. manages shareholders money better 12. Ajit Jain 13. 1 million $ 14. Anjan Chatterjee of Mainland China and Oh ! Calcutta fame 15. Axe Googly 16. The Apprentice 17. KALPAKKAM 18. Air india 19. Mukesh Ambani 20. RFID in the debit card 21. Shankar Mahadevan

Prepared by- Anees Ahmad