A Level Secondary Business

Business News Quiz – 24.09.15

Which budget supermarket is planning to move into central London as part of a plan to shake off its discount image?

Morrisons ( )      Aldi ( )        Budgens  ( )       Lidl ( )

 

Google has made its mobile payments system, available at more than one million locations in the United States. The tap-to-pay system will compete with Apple Pay in the burgeoning mobile payments market?

Mobile Pay ( )      Google Pay ( )        Android Pay ( )          E-Pay ( )

 

Who has been elected as the new leader of the Labour party?

Ed Miliband ( )         Harriet Harman( )           Yvette Cooper ( )

Jeremy Corbyn ( )

 

Which supermarket chain is to close 11 stores with the potential loss of 900 jobs as part of plans to transform the company’s fortunes?

ASDA ( )        Morrisons ( )       Tesco ( )           Aldi ( )

 

Santander – the biggest gainer last year of customers switching current accounts – is set to increase charges on one of its most popular accounts. How much will it charge a month?

£5 ( )         £10 ( )           £7 ( )           £2 ( )

 

Which tech company says it will cut another 25,000-30,000 jobs, or 10% of its workforce, as it plans to split the company in two?

Dell ( )          Alibaba ( )            Hewlett-Packard ( )             Nokia ( )

 

Confectionery giant Nestle has failed to convince European judges that it has the right to trademark the shape of which bar in the UK?

Aero  ( )         KitKat ( )           Lionbar ( )              Crunch ( )

 

The UK’s inflation rate fell to ??? in August, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.

0%( )          0.2% ( )            0.3% ( )          10% ( )

 

Amazon has lobbed a bomb into the cut-price tablet market, with a new device costing?

£65 ( )         £49.99 ( )            £59.99 ( )           £35 ( )

 

What is the topic of your pre-release for the BUSS4 exam?

 

 

Answers –

  1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34211716
  2. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34216475
  3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34126758
  4. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34206257
  5. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34246882
  6. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34265094
  7. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34266169
  8. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34255161
  9. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34282845

 

The Collins business news quizzes are compiled by business teacher Donna Hay. 

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