• Business Quiz – 44

    431 ___________ Life Insurance Company has changed its name to Exide Life Insurance in May 2014 after Exide Industries acquired 100% ownership of the insurance company.
      A) Bajaj Allianz
      B) Bharti Axa
      C) ING Vysya
      D) ICICI Prudential
    432 Which global drug maker acquired Merck & Cos consumer care business in a USD 14.2-billion deal in May 2014?
      A) Novartis
      B) Merck & Co.
      C) Johnson & Johnson
      D) Bayer
    433 India’s aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given approval to AirAsia India in May 2014 to launch services in India. Air Asia is an airlines company based out of _____________.
      A) Philipines
      B) Thailand
      C) Malaysia
      D) China
    434 India’s largest spirits manufacturer, United Spirits (USL), has planned to sell its famous Scotch whisky Company Whyte & Mackay (W&M) for USD 725million to which company in May 2014?
      A) Diageo plc
      B) Constellation
      C) Emperador
      D) Suntory Holdings Limited
    435 Which Payment services company announced in May 2014 that it would acquire Pune-based electronic payment software firm ElectraCard Services (ECS) for an undisclosed amount?
      A) VISA
      B) MasterCard
      C) American Express
      D) RuPay
    436 Which Indian online retailer has acquired fashion e-retailer Myntra.com for approximately USD 300 million in May 2014?
      A) Jabong.com
      B) Amazon.in
      C) Flipkart.com
      D) Snapdeal.com
    437 Which Global tech company announced that it would buy Beats for about USD 3 billion in may 2014?
      A) Apple
      B) Facebook
      C) Google
      D) Microsoft
    438 Which Life Insurance Co announced to acquire US life insurer Protective Life for about USD 5.7 billion in June 2014? Post the deal, the combined company will become the world’s 13th largest life insurer.
      A) MetLife
      B) Dai-ichi
      C) North-Weastern Mutual
      D) ING Vyasa
    439 Which Indian Pharmaceutical Company has acquired 60% stake in a new company in Sri Lanka for USD 14 million in June 2014 to market its product in the country?
      A) Cipla
      B) Sun Pharma
      C) Aurovindo Pharma
      D) Lupin
    440 The department of public enterprises has granted Navratna status to ____________ following fulfillment of prescribed criteria. This was announced in June 2014.
    With this, NBCC became the 15th and EIL 16th Navratna Company amongst 250 Central Public Sector Undertakings in the country. NBCC is a CPSE under the ministry of urban development, whereas the EIL is a PSU under the Ministry of petroleum and natural gas.
      A) Engineers India Limited (EIL)
      B) National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) and Engineers India Limited (EIL)
      C) National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC)
      D) None of These


    Check below for Answers:




    431 Ans) ING Vysya
    432 Ans) Bayer
    433 Ans) Malaysia
    434 Ans) Emperador
    435 Ans) MasterCard
    436 Ans) Flipkart.com
    437 Ans) Apple
    438 Ans) Dai-ichi
    439 Ans) Cipla
    440 Ans) National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) and Engineers India Limited (EIL)


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