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ET Quiz

08-Apr-09

ET Quiz
General Rules
Quiz is ALL CLOSED except MIND.
We have designated two persons who would keep a check on
teams, if found with notes or newspaper, 50 points will be
deducted
For questions with parts, points for complete answer only

Group 5

8th April

ET Quiz
Rules for Round 1 & 2
Each direct question carries 20 points. Pass question carries
10 points
Passed question would follow cyclical group order
Time allowed 20 seconds
Passed question to be answered in 5 seconds
Each team will give only one answer. Anyone can answer
In case of more than one answer coming, question will be
passed to next team
Group 5

8th April

Round 1
Macroeconomics

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 1

Which govt.
administrative ministry
decides on matters of
accounting policies?

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 1

Ministry of Corporate
Affairs

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 2
Which financial instrument
allows companies to hedge
their risk against fluctuations
in exchange rates? And
which two entities, currently
prohibited, will be allowed to
operate in near future?
Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 2

Currency Futures
FIIs and NRIs

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 3

On account of realignment
of NSE indices to free float
market capital, which two
sectors will see a positive
shift in weightage of free
float market capital.
Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 3

Banking & FMCG

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 4

Govt will form new body


to manage govt
borrowings soon. What is
this body known as why
is it being formulated?
Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 4
National Treasury
Management Agency. To
manage the cash and
borrowings of central and
state governments from RBI
to avoid conflicts of interest
plaguing the central bank
Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 5

Who regulates
commodity exchanges in
India? Name the
regulator

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 5

Forward Markets
Commission (FMC)

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 6

Recently Fed extended


currency swap line to
Mexico, Korea, Brazil &
Singapore. What is this
currency swap?
Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 6
A currency swap is a
transaction where two parties
exchange an agreed amount
of two currencies while at the
same time agreeing to
unwind the currency
exchange at a future date
Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 7

DICGC IS A SUBSIDIARY
OF RBI. EXPAND DICGC

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 7

Deposit Insurance And


Credit Guarantee
Corporation

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Question 8
(Extra)

NSE Nifty futures are


traded on Singapore
stock exchange. What is
the name of the trading
instrument?
Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Answer 8

Defty future contracts

Round 1 :
Macroeconomics

Round 2
Domestic and International
Environment

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 1

Under the notification by


health ministry all the
processed foods and
beverage makers need
to carry_______ in there
product labels
Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 1

Nutritional Facts

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 2

Which US company
entered Indian
helicopter market with
the first delivery last
week?
Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 2

Sikorsky Aircraft
Corporation

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 3

Name the two main


reasons for the drop in
Number of internet users
in January 2009

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 3

Poor broadband
connectivity
Cyber policing

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 4

Which commission
suggests the SMP
(Statutory Minimum
Price) of cane to Center

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 4

Commission for
Agriculture Costs and
Prices (CACP)

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 5

In addition to CBI and


SEBI, Which third Govt.
Department is a part in
investigating the Satyam
Fraud Case
Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 5

Serious Fraud
Investigation Office
(SFIO)

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 6

Who is countries largest


port operator?

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 6

Jawaharlal Nehru Port


Trust (JNPT)

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 7

RIL has started


producing 2.5mmscmd
gas from the d-6 block of
kg basin. What is
mmscmd?
Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 7

Million Standard Cubic


Metres A Day

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Question 8 (Extra)

Name any one of three


companies against
whom a probe has been
opened by Paris
Prosecutors for
committing tax fraud?
Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Answer 8

Michelin
Adidas
Total

Round 2 : Domestic
and Int. Env

Round 3
People of The Week

Round 3 : People of The


Week

ET Quiz
Rules for Round 3
This is a Visual round
Total time allowed 15 seconds
The questions will not be passed
20 marks without Hint
10 marks with Hint
You can ask for a hint at any time; total time remains 15sec
Anyone can answer, Only One and First answer will be
considered
Group 5

8th April

Sample Question

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Sample Question (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Sample Answer

KV Kamath

Managing director and CEO KV Kamath


Term ends on April 30

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 1

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 1 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 1
Jayanthi Chauhan

Only child of Parle Bisleri owner Ramesh Chauhan


To Join Parle Bisleri As a Director
Round 3 : People of The
Week

Question 2

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 2 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 2
Frederick (Fritz) Henderson

Replaced Rick Wagoner as CEO of General Motors

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 3

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 3 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 3
Captain Gopinath

Capt. Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar Gopinath,


launched low cost airline Air Deccan

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 4

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 4 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 4
Ben S Bernanke

Chairman of the board of governors of US Federal Reserve

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 5

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 5 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 5
Piyush Pandey

Executive Chairman of Oglivy & Mather

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 6

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 6 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 6
Nulsi Wadia

Grandson of Mohammad Ali Jinnah


Chairman Bombay Dyeing and Wadia group (Britannia)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 7

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 7 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 7
Nandini Piramal

Daughter of Ajay and Swati Piramal


Appointed as Executive director of Piramal Healthcare

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 8 (Extra)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Question 8 (Hint)

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Answer 8
Suresh Kalmadi

President of IOA, AAA & AFI. Member of INC

Round 3 : People of The


Week

Round 4
Corporate Talks

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

ET Quiz
Rules for Round 4
This is a company specific round
The team with lowest score so far will choose first
Ascending order to be followed on score basis
20 marks for each Question
Time allowed 20 seconds
The questions will not be passed
Anyone can answer, Only One and First answer will be
considered
Group 5

8th April

Corporate Talks
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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (Bharti)

which foreign company


has 31% stake in Bharti?

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Bharti)

SingTel (Singapore
Telecommunications)

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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (HSBC)

Where is HSBC
headquarter located?

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (HSBC)

London

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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (Aircel)

Aircel Cellular is Indian


unit of?

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Aircel)

Maxis Communications,
Malaysia

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Talks

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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (Sun Pharma)

Talks between Sun


Pharmaceuticals and this
firm failed due to price
deadlock. Name this firm
and the country
Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Sun Pharma)

Taro Pharmaceuticals
Israel

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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (Mahindra)

M&M and Swaraj Mazda


resolved a pending
issue. What is the issue
and the agreement

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Mahindra)

Use of Swaraj name


Swaraj Mazda can use it
for two more years
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Talks

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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (Reliance Money)

who has been named


the MD of Reliance
Money

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Reliance Money)

S. Bandopadhyay

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Talks

Question (Maruti)

Maruti is launching a
new car. Name it? What
is this car popularly
known in Europe?

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Maruti)

Ritz
Europe Name - Splash

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Talks

Question (Wockhardt)

Who are the auditors of


Wockhardt?

Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Wockhardt)

S R BATLIBOI

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Talks

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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (RIL)

Who has RIL partnered


with for the new
exploration licensing
policy for gas supply to
the east and west region
from the KG basin?
Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (RIL)
Niko Resources of Canada,
had bagged this block in the
first round of the New
Exploration Licensing Policy.
RIL holds a 90% interest in
the block, while Niko holds
the balance Back
stake.
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Round
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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Question (Brittania)

Nusli Wadia group firm and


____ company are equal
stake holders in Britannia
holding company. Name
the company and country
it belongs to?
Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Answer (Brittania)

Groupe Danone, France

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Talks

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Round 4 : Corporate
Talks

Round 5
Shoot and Loot

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

ET Quiz
Rules for Round 5
Rapid fire round
Each team given 60 seconds for 7 questions
10 Marks for each question
You can skip by saying Pass, but would not get a chance to
answer the question again
Any one can answer from the team. One final answer will
be accepted
At the end of 60 sec if the question has started you get a
chance to answer the question.

Group 5

8th April

ET Quiz
Rules for Round 5
Bonus marks:

Correct
Answers
7
6
5

Group 5

Bonus Marks
30
20
10

8th April

Rapid fire Group


1..

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

Rapid fire Group 1


1
2
3
4
5

Expand FIPB.
Which French Pharma major
has proposed to acquire
Piramal healthcare?
Which company won Grand
Prix award at GoaFest?
The duty applied by GOI to
ensure the competitiveness of
Domestic Producers is called Bisleri controls what %age of
Indian packaged industry?

Foreign investment Promotion


Board
Sanofi Aventis
JWT
CVD (Counter Veiling Duty)
60%

Bajaj Hindustan Chairman

Shishir Bajaj

Name Shiv Senas Executive


Vice President.

Uddhav Thackrey

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

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2..

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

Rapid fire Group 2


1

2
3
4
5
6
7

When and Where is the East


Asia Summit (EAS) going to
Thailand, April 11-12, 2009
be held?
Recently NSDL decided to
move to SAT against order
Securities Appellate Tribunal
issued by special panel set
up by SEBI. Expand SAT?
Wockhardt chairman who
Habil
recently stepped down?
Khorakiwala
Expand DGFT
Director General of Foreign Trade
Spencer Retail is opening
which US fashion brand
Beverly Hills Polo Club
stores in India?
Google is rumoured to buy
Twitter
which company?
What is the election symbol
Elephant
of BSP?
Round 5 : Shoot and
Loot

Rapid fire Group


3..

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

Rapid fire Group 3


1
2
3
4
5

Which company is looking to


buy a part of loss making
PSU Indian Telephone
Industries (ITI)?
What is the comic strip on
editorial page of ET called?
IndiGo Airlines is in talks
with which foreign player for
an alliance?
Who is the Co-CEO of
Motorola?
What is the amount G20
pledged for revival this year

Alcatel-Lucent
Blinkers Off
South African Airways (SAA)
Sanjeev Jha
1.1 Trillion

Expand TDSAT.

Telecom Disputes settlement and


appellate Tribunal

Where was Third Front Rally


Held Recently?

Bhubaneswar

Round 5 : Shoot and


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4..

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

Rapid fire Group 4


1

2
3
4
5
6
7

Maruti Suzuki is planning to


2016
phase out Maruti-800 and in
which year?
RIL has started producing
gas from the KG basin.
D-6BLOCK
Name the block from which
the production has started.
Name the CEO of Financial
Jignesh Shah
Technologies running MCX.
Expand BCTT (Budget Term, Banking Cash Transaction Tax
a Tax)
Name the parent group for
RPG Group
Spencer Retail.
M&M has partnered with
which Chinese tractor
Yeuda Group
company?
Who has replaced Sanjay
Dutt in the elections from
Nafisa Ali
Round 5 : Shoot and
Lucknow?
Loot

Rapid fire Group


6..

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

Rapid fire Group 6


1

RBS is planning to set up a


facility in which Indian city?

Chennai

Expand NEFT?

National Electronic Funds


Transfer

Who won highest no of


awards in GoaFest?
Which dept. decides the
policies in policies for
Commodity Future Market?
India is ranked ___ in
broadband penetration.

DCA (Dep't. Of Consumers


Affairs)

WTOs director General is

Pascal Lamy

Mamata Banerjee Has made


alliance with?

Congress

3
4
5

O&M

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118

Rapid fire Group


7..

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

Rapid fire Group 7


Name 3 worlds most
expensive
1
cities for expatriates to live
in.
DTAA (Double taxation
avoidance act) on capital
2
gains in India is applicable in
which two countries?
Who is the executive
3
chairman of McCann
Erickson?
4

Expand NMDC?

1) Moscow 2) Tokyo 3) Hong


Kong

Mauritius and Cyprus

Prasun Joshi
National Minerals Development
Corporation

IMF gold reserves are valued


$95Billion
at
HCL Bagged $100 million
6 data centre contract from
Xerox
which foreign multinational?
Round 5 : Shoot and
Varun Gandhi is currently
7
National Security Act (NSA)
booked under which act?Loot
5

Rapid fire Group


8..

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

Rapid fire Group 8


1

Name Australia's biggest


retail chain.

Woolworths

2 Aircel is in talks to acquire 3


4
5
6
7

Which beverage company is


launching the touch screen
fountain?
Expand USO (Indian Telecom
Industry)
Infiniti retail is a subsidiary
of Who is the CEO of ByCell
Telecom?
Which constitutional article
does BJP want to scrap?

loop mobile
Coke
Universal Service Obligations
Tata Sons
Alexander Louzine

Round 5 : Shoot and


Loot

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