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Business News Quiz – 05.02.14

Who has dropped out of the top three in Deloitte’s football rich list for the first time? Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich were in the first three places in Deloitte’s list, which is based on revenues in the 2012-13 season?

Manchester United ( )    Arsenal ( )     AC Milan: ( )      Juventus ( )

 

TV and film streaming service Netflix said it added four million new users in the last three months of 2013 to give it ??? million international viewers.

11 million  ( )     22 million  ( )      33 million ( )     44 million ( )

 

The chief executive and senior management of ??? the world’s biggest computer-services provider, have said they will forgo their bonuses for 2013? The move comes as the firm reported a 5% drop in sales and 1% decline in net profit for 2013, from a year ago.

HP ( )      IBM ( )     Microsoft ( )    Dell ( )

 

The UK unemployment rate has dropped to close to the point at which the Bank of England has said it will consider raising interest rates.?

8.5% ( )    8.2% ( )   7.5% ( )     7.1% ( )

 

Who has said it is “confident” about hitting its targets after posting a 2% rise in like-for-like revenues in the nine months to 29 December. Parcel deliveries accounted for 51% of revenues, and chief executive Moya Greene said the firm handled 115 million parcels in December.

Royal Mail ( )      DHL ( )    Parcel Force ( )     FedEx ( )

 

The world’s biggest fast-food chain, says it plans to open up to 1,600 outlets this year despite a slip in global sales. Who are they?

Nando’s ( )     Subway ( )      Mc Donalds ( )     KFC ( )

 

Which Birmingham-based chocolate maker has warned jobs will be cut despite a £75m investment in its Bournville headquarters.?  

Divine ( )     Duchy Originals ( )      Cadbury ( )    Chocolala ( )

 

The owner of a British food shop in which country says he has been ordered to stop selling Marmite, Ovaltine and Irn-Bru because they contain illegal additives?

Iceland ( )    Canada ( )      China ( )   France ( )

 

Shares in which tech giant fell close to 9% in after-hours trading after the firm reported flat profits of $13.1bn (£7.9bn) during the October to January quarter?

Apple ( )     Microsoft ( )    Google ( )      Facebook ( )

 

The UK economy grew by ??? in the fourth quarter of 2013, bringing the annual growth rate to 1.9%, said the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

0.9% ( )       1.2% ( )         1.5% ( )        0.7% ( )

 

Answers –

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25844751

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25854296

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25836875

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25841570

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25875092

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25871673

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-25858429

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25867613

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25922503

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25926648

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