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Quiz on Economy and Business- February 13, 2024

One-liner Questions: Quiz on Economy and Business

  1. What has Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd launched for its consumers?
  2. What does the Network Operations Centre (NOC) in Powai enable?
  3. Which FCC commissioner sought a probe into Apple over the Beeper Mini app?
  4. What was the gross merchandise value registered by GeM in 11 months of the current financial year?
  5. Who conceptualised GeM and for what purpose?
  6. In which countries were UPI services launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
  7. What percentage of India’s digital transactions is facilitated by UPI?
  8. What was the closing figure of Sensex on Monday?
  9. What was India’s retail inflation rate in January this year?
  10. What scheme’s outlay has been enhanced to boost electric vehicle adoption in India?
  11. How did the Pakistan Stock Exchange perform on a specific Monday?
  12. What did RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das say about the fintech sector?
  13. How does the Shanghai composite index’s performance compare to Nifty since 2010?
  14. How many aerobridges does Chennai Airport terminal complex have?
  15. What will Astrotalk use its Series A funding for?
  16. Why did DGCA review its runway safety measures?
  17. What plan did EaseMyTrip announce related to Ayodhya?
  18. What is the purpose of Hyderabad Angels’ maiden venture capital fund?
  19. What does FICCI Cascade focus on?
  20. What does FICCI’s quarterly survey reveal about India’s manufacturing sector?

One Liner Answers: Quiz on Economy and Business

  1. The country’s first state-of-the-art Advanced Distribution Management System.
  2. It can locate a power disruption within seconds before it leads to a large power outage.
  3. Brendan Carr.
  4. Rs 3 lakh crore.
  5. PM Narendra Modi, to foster ‘Minimum Government, Maximum Governance’ through digital platforms.
  6. Sri Lanka and Mauritius.
  7. Over 40%.
  8. 71,072.49 points.
  9. 5.1%.
  10. FAME India Phase II, from Rs 10,000 crore to Rs 11,500 crore.
  11. It fell by over 2,200 points or 3.55%.
  12. The central bank is supportive of the fintech sector but committed to protecting customer interests and ensuring financial stability.
  13. The Shanghai composite index had no return in the last 14 years, while Nifty multiplied more than four times.
  14. 13 aerobridges, with one additional for wide-bodied long haul aircraft under construction.
  15. For strategic acquisitions, expansion in international markets, solidifying new business verticals, and hiring senior leadership roles.
  16. Following an incident where a Japan Airlines aircraft collided with a Coast Guard plane.
  17. To build a luxury five-star hotel in Ayodhya near the Sri Ram Mandir.
  18. To invest in 20 disruptive startups that can scale with technology and AI.
  19. Raising awareness about smuggling activities and initiating dialogues on how it can be tackled.
  20. A sustained and continued period of growth for the manufacturing sector in the last quarter of the financial year 2023-2024.

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Quiz on Economy and Business- January 31, 2024

One-Liner Questions: Quiz on Economy and Business

  1. How much did Google spend on severance and other expenses due to layoffs last year?
  2. What is Google’s planned expenditure on employee severance charges for the first quarter of this year?
  3. What was Alphabet’s revenue for the full year 2023?
  4. What percentage increase did Alphabet’s revenue see in 2023 compared to 2022?
  5. Which Indian state has launched Caravan Tourism in partnership with Motohom?
  6. What is the main aim of Uttar Pradesh’s Caravan Tourism initiative?
  7. How many National Highway road projects did Nitin Gadkari lay the foundation for in Madhya Pradesh?
  8. What is the total worth of the road projects initiated in Madhya Pradesh?
  9. What did Gadkari say about Madhya Pradesh’s progress in transportation?
  10. What percentage of profits is Nuziveedu Seeds Limited investing in research and development?
  11. How much annual revenue growth does Nuziveedu Seeds Limited have?
  12. Who congratulated Young Liu on receiving the Padma Bhushan?
  13. Which Chief Minister invited Young Liu to visit their state?
  14. What did the IMF forecast for the global economy recently?
  15. What is the IMF’s growth forecast for the Indian economy for 2024 and 2025?
  16. Why did Bayer’s shares plummet recently?
  17. What was the percentage decrease in Bayer’s shares over three months?
  18. In which year and by whom was NSL founded?
  19. How much funding did Kore.ai announce recently?
  20. Who led the funding round for Kore.ai?
  21. What complaint did Air India’s pilots’ unions lodge with the DGCA?
  22. What are the flight duty time limitations (FDTL) meant for?
  23. How much net profit did Indian Oil Corporation announce for Q3 of FY 2023-24?

Answers: Quiz on Economy and Business Questions

  1. Google spent $2.1 billion on severance and other expenses.
  2. Google plans to spend another $700 million on employee severance charges.
  3. Alphabet posted revenues of $307 billion for 2023.
  4. Alphabet’s revenue increased by 9 percent in 2023 compared to 2022.
  5. Uttar Pradesh has launched Caravan Tourism.
  6. The initiative aims to address accommodation challenges in under-facilitated regions.
  7. Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation for 15 National Highway road projects.
  8. The total worth of the projects is Rs 8,038 crore.
  9. Gadkari mentioned Madhya Pradesh’s progress in road construction and air transport.
  10. Nuziveedu Seeds Limited is investing 20 percent of profits in R&D.
  11. Nuziveedu Seeds Limited has a 20 percent annual revenue growth.
  12. Telangana Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy congratulated Young Liu.
  13. A. Revanth Reddy, Chief Minister of Telangana, invited Young Liu.
  14. The IMF forecast a “soft landing” for the global economy.
  15. The IMF upgraded India’s growth forecast to 6.5 percent for 2024 and 2025.
  16. Bayer’s shares plummeted due to a $2.25 billion damages order.
  17. Bayer shares fell by more than 24 percent in three months.
  18. NSL was founded in 1973 by Mandava Venkata Ramaiah.
  19. Kore.ai announced $150 million in funding.
  20. The funding round for Kore.ai was led by FTV Capital.
  21. Air India’s pilots’ unions complained about non-adherence to FDTL.
  22. FDTL guidelines are to prevent fatigue-related risks for pilots.
  23. Indian Oil Corporation announced a net profit of Rs 8,063 crore for Q3 FY 2023-24.

Quiz on Economy and Business- January 17, 2024

Questions: Quiz on Economy and Business

  1. Which Bollywood actress recently faced delays in two domestic flights of IndiGo airlines?
  2. How many flights did Richa Chadha take in the last three days?
  3. What factors did Richa Chadha suggest might have contributed to IndiGo’s flight delays?
  4. How many employees did Google reportedly lay off last week?
  5. What additional job cuts did Google announce in its advertising sales team?
  6. Who is Google’s Chief Business Officer?
  7. What new era is Samsung set to unveil with its Galaxy S24 series?
  8. How many models will be in the Samsung Galaxy S24 series?
  9. What is the top agenda at the 54th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos?
  10. What new center will be launched during BioAsia 2024 in Telangana?
  11. What is the focus of the WEF-Telangana Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
  12. Who signed the agreement for the WEF-C41R center?
  13. What is the goal of the Telangana government according to IT and Industries Minister D. Sridhar Babu?
  14. What is the expected outcome of the C4IR in Hyderabad?
  15. What type of plant is the Maharashtra government planning to set up with INOX Air Products?
  16. What is the planned outlay for the green ammonia plant in Maharashtra?
  17. What company did Synopsys announce to acquire?
  18. What is the value of the Synopsys-Ansys acquisition deal?
  19. What case has HSBC filed against the Central government?
  20. What service is Uber shutting down?
  21. What was the Q3 total income for MapmyIndia in FY24?
  22. What is Telangana’s contribution to global vaccine output and pharmaceutical production?
  23. What is the significance of C4IR Telangana in the World Economic Forum’s 4IR Network?

Answers: Quiz on Economy and Business

  1. Richa Chadha.
  2. Three flights.
  3. Fog in Delhi and the recent air show in Mumbai.
  4. Nearly 1,000 employees.
  5. A few hundred more jobs in its advertising sales team.
  6. Philipp Schindler.
  7. A new ‘AI smartphone’ era.
  8. Three models (Galaxy S24 Ultra, S24, and S24+).
  9. The ongoing war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, and the Russian-Ukraine war.
  10. The World Economic Forum-Telangana Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (WEF-C41R).
  11. Health tech and life sciences.
  12. Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy and WEF President Borge Brende.
  13. To transform Telangana into a global health tech hub.
  14. Becoming the world’s first healthcare hub and generating jobs in the healthcare sector.
  15. A mega-plant to produce green ammonia.
  16. $3 billion.
  17. Ansys.
  18. $35 billion.
  19. A contempt of court case.
  20. Its alcohol delivery service, Drizly.
  21. Rs 103.6 crore.
  22. One-third of global vaccine output and about 35 percent of India’s pharmaceutical production.
  23. It will make Telangana an important node in the global network of 4IR centres and consolidate its global leadership position.

Quiz on Economy and Business-January 4, 2024

One-Liner Questions: Quiz on Economy and Business

  1. Where can residents of Kanpur now purchase Prabal revolvers?
  2. When was the 0.32 side swing lightweight revolver launched?
  3. What does Platform Commons believe will significantly impact various sectors?
  4. How much was the claim United Spirits received from its institutional customer on December 11, 2023?
  5. What percentage of IT leaders are planning to increase AI spending over the next 12 months?
  6. What did the governments of New Zealand and Malaysia decide regarding their smoking bans?
  7. Which country registered the largest share of deal value in the healthcare sector in the Asia-Pacific in 2023?
  8. What was the percentage increase in Pocket FM’s revenue for FY2023?
  9. Which real estate stock saw the highest increase on Thursday?
  10. How has smartphone camera technology evolved over the years?
  11. What is Swiggy’s current valuation according to Invesco?
  12. When did IndiGo introduce a fuel charge, and when was it removed?
  13. What trend and trigger for market corrections does V.K. Vijayakumar mention?
  14. Why is Superpedestrian shutting down operations and what are they auctioning?
  15. How many vehicles are being recalled by Tesla Korea, Hyundai Motor, and four other carmakers?
  16. What is Intel’s new GenAI software company, and who is its CEO?

Answers: Quiz on Economy and Business

  1. Prabal revolvers can now be purchased in Kanpur from authorized private arms dealers of the Small Arms Factory.
  2. The revolver was launched on August 18, 2023.
  3. Platform Commons believes artificial intelligence (AI) & Inclusive Platforms will majorly impact agriculture, climate, education, civic engagement, and healthcare.
  4. United Spirits received a claim of Rs 365.33 crore.
  5. About 68 percent of IT leaders are preparing for increased AI spending.
  6. Both countries decided to reverse their bans on smoking.
  7. India had the largest share of deal value in the Asia-Pacific healthcare sector in 2023.
  8. Pocket FM reported a 647 percent surge in revenue.
  9. Sobha’s stock increased by 15 percent.
  10. Smartphone cameras evolved from 0.1 MP to 200 MP.
  11. Swiggy’s valuation is currently about $8.3 billion.
  12. IndiGo introduced a fuel charge in October 2023 and removed it recently.
  13. V.K. Vijayakumar mentions high valuations leading to market corrections, with profit booking as a common trigger.
  14. Superpedestrian is shutting down operations and auctioning over 20,000 e-scooters and other equipment.
  15. Over 72,000 vehicles are being recalled due to faulty components.
  16. Intel’s new GenAI software company is Articul8, led by CEO Arun Subramaniyan.

Quiz on Economy and Business- November 1, 2023

One-Liner Questions

  1. Who has been appointed as the president for UPS’s business in the UK, Ireland, Nordics, and India?
  2. Which airport is set to resume commercial flight operations with IndiGo’s service to Hyderabad?
  3. What did Tata Motors win against West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC)?
  4. How much compensation has Tata Motors been awarded for their losses in Singur?
  5. Who received a threat email demanding Rs 400 crore?
  6. How many threat emails have been sent to Mukesh Ambani in four days?
  7. What is Tube Investments of India Ltd planning to set up?
  8. What is the estimated cost for Tube Investments’ new manufacturing facility?
  9. Who did Chemplast Sanmar Ltd’s Custom Manufactured Chemicals division sign a Letter of Intent with?
  10. What is the focus of Hexaware’s latest Amaze® for Apps solution?
  11. What has Nepal sought from the U.S. in the Nepal Trade Preference Programme (NTPP)?
  12. What is Apple Inc’s stance on threat notifications received by MPs belonging to Opposition parties?
  13. What was the status of the rupee in early trade?
  14. Which banks have approved an all-stock merger?
  15. What vehicle did Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) launch?
  16. What are Nibav Home Lifts’ plans for North America?
  17. Who has Re Sustainability Limited (ReSL) announced a business collaboration with?
  18. Which companies have entered into a licensing agreement to co-market Desidustat in India?
  19. How many new branches did Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) inaugurate recently in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh?
  20. Where did Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) open their new branches?

Answers

  1. Ufku Akaltan has been appointed as the president for UPS’s business in the UK, Ireland, Nordics, and India.
  2. Birsi airport is set to resume commercial flight operations with IndiGo’s service to Hyderabad.
  3. Tata Motors won the arbitral proceedings against West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC).
  4. Tata Motors has been awarded a compensation of over Rs 766 crore for their losses in Singur.
  5. Mukesh Ambani received a threat email demanding Rs 400 crore.
  6. Three threat emails have been sent to Mukesh Ambani in four days.
  7. Tube Investments of India Ltd is planning to set up a greenfield precision steel tube manufacturing facility.
  8. The estimated cost for Tube Investments’ new manufacturing facility is Rs 211 crore.
  9. Chemplast Sanmar Ltd’s Custom Manufactured Chemicals division signed a Letter of Intent with a ‘global agrochemical innovator.’
  10. Hexaware’s latest Amaze® for Apps solution focuses on enterprise-level cloud and data modernization.
  11. Nepal has sought enhanced support from the U.S. in areas like trade and investment, market access, food security, and IT under the Nepal Trade Preference Programme (NTPP).
  12. Apple Inc does not attribute threat notifications to any specific state-sponsored attackers and cannot provide information on what causes such warnings.
  13. The rupee was seen flat at 83.26 in early trade.
  14. The boards of directors of AU Small Finance Bank Ltd and Fincare Small Finance Bank Ltd have approved an all-stock merger.
  15. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) launched its all-new internationally acclaimed adventure tourer, ‘XL750 Transalp.’
  16. Nibav Home Lifts announced its strategic plans to further strengthen its North American presence.
  17. Re Sustainability Limited (ReSL) announced a business collaboration with PolyCycl Private Limited.
  18. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and Zydus Lifesciences Limited have entered into a licensing agreement to co-market Desidustat in India.
  19. Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) inaugurated three new branches, two in Tamilnadu and one in Andhra Pradesh
  20. Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) opened their new branches in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The total branch network of the Bank increased to 827.

Quiz on Economy and Business- September 23, 2023

One-Liner Questions:

  1. Who is set to fund Bluestone with Rs 550 crore?
  2. What is US-based Micron Technology planning to do in Gujarat?
  3. With whom has ICRA Analytics collaborated to provide its daily security level valuation?
  4. Why is Akudo shutting down its core UPI and card business?
  5. What is the current valuation of Nifty according to V K Vijayakumar?
  6. What dilemma is Pakistan currently facing, as per local media?
  7. What did Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announce about India’s semiconductor journey?
  8. What impact did Elon Musk’s announcement have on Bluesky?
  9. Who invited US President Joe Biden to join the picket lines?
  10. What action has the Enforcement Directorate taken against GDS Builders Pvt Ltd Director and others?
  11. Who is nearing a $1.6 billion deal with India’s AM Green?
  12. How many more plants are being called to join the US auto workers strike?
  13. What is the focus of the Industry Connect meet organized by CSIR-NIIST?
  14. Against whom is Air Akasa’s plea in court not directed?
  15. What does JP Morgan’s decision regarding Indian government bonds indicate?

Answers:

  1. Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath is set to fund Bluestone with Rs 100 crore of the total Rs 550 crore funding.
  2. US-based Micron Technology is breaking grounds for a Rs 22,500 crore facility in Sanand, Gujarat.
  3. ICRA Analytics has collaborated with FactSet to provide its daily security level valuation of fixed-income securities.
  4. Akudo is shutting down its core UPI and card business in response to a Reserve Bank of India directive.
  5. According to V K Vijayakumar, Nifty is trading around 20 times FY 24 earnings, making India the most expensive market in the world.
  6. Pakistan is at a tipping point, needing to decide between remaining a laggard or changing course for a brighter future.
  7. Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced that India has embarked on a journey to become a semiconductor hub.
  8. Elon Musk’s announcement backfired, resulting in a surge in new user sign-ups for the Jack Dorsey-backed social media network Bluesky.
  9. United Auto Workers (UAW) union president Shawn Fain invited US President Joe Biden to join the picket lines.
  10. The Enforcement Directorate has filed a Prosecution Complaint against GDS Builders Pvt Ltd Director Uma Sankar Patro and others.
  11. Malaysia’s state oil giant Petronas is close to clinching a $1.6 billion deal for a 25% stake in the ammonia unit of India’s AM Green.
  12. UAW president Shawn Fain has called on workers in 38 more plants in 20 states to join the strike.
  13. The focus of the Industry Connect meet organized by CSIR-NIIST was on making India more self-reliant and cost-effective in the chemical sector.
  14. Air Akasa’s plea in court is not directed against the DGCA or the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
  15. JP Morgan’s decision to include Indian government bonds in its emerging market debt index indicates confidence in India’s potential.

Quiz on Economy and Business-July 6

  1. Who provided crucial updates during the Extraordinary General Meeting regarding the onboarding of BDO as auditors? Answer: BYJU’S CFO Ajay Goel
  2. Which CEO appealed to the Twitter community to stay together due to the rise in popularity of Instagram Threads? Answer: Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino
  3. According to Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, what is needed to stop illegal coal mining and transportation? Answer: An alternative livelihood for coal workers
  4. How many vulnerabilities were fixed in the monthly security updates released by Google for the Android operating system? Answer: 46 vulnerabilities
  5. Which compact SUV did Maruti Suzuki India begin exporting? Answer: Fronx
  6. From which city in Vietnam will Vietjet fly to Kerala’s Kochi starting from August 12? Answer: Ho Chi Minh City
  7. What percentage increase in online searches for the term ‘Threads’ was observed due to Meta launching Threads on Instagram? Answer: Up to 3,233 percent
  8. According to a new report, which country has the highest tariffs on inputs in electronics among competing economies? Answer: India
  9. Which company invested Rs 14 crore to commission Delhi’s largest solar power plant in Najafgarh? Answer: McDonald’s India – North and East
  10. What did the latest beta version of Samsung Health reveal about a potential new product? Answer: Samsung could launch a smart ring called ‘Galaxy Ring’

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