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Exercise :: Business - Latest Current Affairs

  • Business - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

This company signed an agreement to acquire Bonsai.

A. Google
B. Microsoft
C. Oracle
D. IBM

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Microsoft announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Bonsai, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup based in San Francisco, to boost its AI and machine learning capabilities. Based in Berkeley, California, Bonsai was founded in 2014 and has around 42 employees.

2. 

Name of the skill development organisation which plans to set 24 labs in Mumbai and Vizag is;

A. CEMS
B. Nova SBE
C. Bocconi University
D. Stockholm School of Economics

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS), a well-funded start-up in skill development for maritime and shipbuilding sector, has announced setting up of 24 labs -6 in Mumbai and 18 in Vizag campus. The announcement was made in the first seminar on Competencies, Employability, Methodology and Skills organized by CEMS in Mumbai. CEMS aims to build competency in the field of maritime & shipbuilding sector through skill development in the latest manufacturing technologies for shipbuilding/ repair and ancillary sectors.

3. 

Name of the company which acquired Flipgrid an app that lets students record and share videos on specific topics with their classmates.

A. Oracles
B. Google
C. IBM
D. Microsoft

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid, an education start-up with an app that lets students record and share videos on specific topics with their classmates. Microsoft is making Flipgrid free of charge. Schools that already have subscriptions will receive prorated refunds. The acquisition comes one and a half years after Microsoft announced a partnership with Flipgrid.

4. 

NSDC and __________ join hands to train over 10,000 youth under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.

A. Muthoot Fincorp Limited
B. Tata Motors
C. Mahindra & Mahindra
D. Justdial

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Muthoot Fincorp Limited announced its partnership with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Under the scheme, Muthoot Fincorp targets to train over 10,000 people over the next three years and make them job ready under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana. NSDC has approved a target of 3,000 candidates in the first year and 3,500 each in the subsequent two years.

5. 

Which among the following became the first company to close the trading session with a market valuation of over Rs 7 trillion?

A. Infosys
B. Accenture
C. TCS
D. Wipro

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the first company to close the trading session with a market valuation of over Rs 7 trillion. The Mumbai-headquartered TCS had in April became the first Indian company to close the trading session with over $100 billion market valuation. TCS is the country's most valued firm followed by Reliance Industries Ltd, HDFC Bank, HUL and ITC in the top 5 list.