World Business and Finance Online Trivia Quiz 2021

Mar 25, 2021 10:46 AM 3 min play

2021 is barely three months old and there's already been a year's worth of Business and Finance news. Have you kept track of the main developments? How about testing yourself with a Business Trivia Quiz!

Here's what awaits you:

  1. Launched in 1996, the Nifty 50 is one of India's two benchmark stock market indices. It represents the weighted average of 50 of the largest Indian companies listed on the NSE. Which of these companies has/have been on the Nifty 50 since its inception?
    • RIL
    • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
    • ICICI Bank
    • Bharat Petroleum
    • Sun Pharmaceutical
    • Wipro
  2. Along similar lines, which of these companies is NOT on the Nifty 50 as of today?
    • Grasim Industries
    • Eicher Motors
    • Shree Cement
    • Vedanta
  3. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are all the rage these days. NFT is a unit of data on a blockchain based digital ledger which can provide buyers with proof of ownership of digital works like art pieces, audio, video etc. Which of these is a recent example of an NFT sale?
    • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's first tweet
    • A portrait of Billie Eilish made with just emojis
    • A weird GIF of a cat
    • A clip of LeBron James slam dunking
    • A .jpeg file of a collage of images
    • William Shatner-themed trading cards (one of which is an X-ray of his teeth)
    • All of the above
  4. Özlem Türeci and Ugur Sahin are the husband-wife duo who founded German company X. X launched "Project Lightspeed" in January 2020, collaborated with a certain major American company, and created a product that has, simply put, changed the world. Identify X.
  5. Which of these terms can be defined as "the economic growth potential that can result from shifts in a population’s age structure, mainly when the share of the working-age population is larger than the non-working-age share of the population"?
  6. Fill in the blank: Online gambling is _______ in India.
    • Banned
    • Legal
    • In a regulatory gray area
  7. Among the Adani Group's six listed entities, three have a market cap above ₹1trn ($13.7bn). Which are they?
  8. One of Africa's largest telecom companies, X recently signed a deal with US PE firm TPG for $200m. It is also in talks for stake sales with other potential investors. These developments happen as X looks to list its mobile money business, which has been valued at $2.65bn as per the TPG deal. Name X.
  9. This is a chart on ISRO's organisational structure. Who is at the top of this arrangement, whose name has been scribbled out?
  10. Let's end on a high "note" (pun intended!). A record label is a brand or trademark of music recordings and music videos. Globally, this market is dominated by three companies - the proverbial "Big Three". Which of these is NOT one of them?
    • Universal Music Group
    • Sony Music
    • Warner Music Group
    • EMI Group

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