Business and commerce: 10 questions

  1. Which country was the start-up hotel company OYO founded in?
  2. Jack Welch was the famous CEO of which company from 1981 to 2001?
  3. What is the name of the car company founded and run by Elon Musk?
  4. Which country’s stock exchange performance is tracked by the DAX index?
  5. Name either of the founders of Google.
  6. The oldest company in the world is thought to be Keiunkan, a business in Yamanashi prefecture, Japan. What kind of business is it?
  7. Meng Wanzhou is a Chinese businesswoman who hit the news after she was arrested in Canada for allegedly breaching US sanctions on trade with Iran. Which company’s CFO does she serve as?
  8. Which multinational consumer goods company owns the ice-cream brand Ben and Jerry’s?
  9. In one of the worst business decisions in history, Ronald Wayne sold his 10% stake in a fledgling technology company after 12 days for USD 2,300. What company?
  10. In financial analysis, what do the letters PE stand for in PE ratio?

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  1. Which country was the start-up hotel company OYO founded in?
    A: India
  2. Jack Welch was the famous CEO of which company from 1981 to 2001?
    A: General Electric
  3. What is the name of the car company founded and run by Elon Musk?
    A: Tesla
  4. Which country’s stock exchange performance is tracked by the DAX index?
    A: Germany
  5. Name either of the founders of Google.
    A: Larry Page or Sergey Brin
  6. The oldest company in the world is thought to be Keiunkan, a business in Yamanashi prefecture, Japan. What kind of business is it?
    A: An inn or hotel
  7. Meng Wanzhou is a Chinese businesswoman who hit the news after she was arrested in Canada for allegedly breaching US sanctions on trade with Iran. Which company’s CFO does she serve as?
    A: Huawei
  8. Which multinational consumer goods company owns the ice-cream brand Ben and Jerry’s?
    A: Unilever
  9. In one of the worst business decisions in history, Ronald Wayne sold his 10% stake in a fledgling technology company after 12 days for USD 2,300. What company?
    A: Apple
  10. In financial analysis, what do the letters PE stand for in PE ratio?
    A: Price to Earnings

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