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Business News Quiz – 17.11.14

Which supBusiness Quiz -Newspapersermarket plans to create 35,000 new jobs in Britain as it almost doubles the total number of stores over the next eight years?  
ASDA ( )      Aldi ( )     Tesco ( )     Waitrose ( )

 

Samsung Electronics has announced plans to spend up to $3bn (£1.8bn) to create a new smartphone factory in which country?
South Korea ( )     USA( )     Germany ( )     Vietnam ( )

 

US entertainment giant Walt Disney’s fourth quarter revenue beat market expectations thanks to its recent blockbuster movies.The company reported a increase in quarterly revenue?
10% ( )     7% ( )      17% ( )     20% ( )

 

High Street fashion chain New Look has pulled out of which emerging market citing “political uncertainty”? The group did have 20 stores there.
Russia ( )     Brazil ( )     Mexico ( )     China ( )

 

Who is to launch UK broadband and TV services in the spring, it has announced. The firm will use its business fibre network and BT infrastructure to offer the service, it said.?
EE ( )     02 ( )     Vodafone ( )     Three ( )

 

Which sports store has unveiled plans for a budget gym chain which it claims will “revolutionise” the fitness market?
JD sports ( )     Sports Direct ( )     JJB sports ( )     Nike ( )

 

Social networking giant Facebook said its new messaging service now has more than users worldwide?
9 million ( )     1 billion ( )     700 million ( )     500 million ( )

 

Which technology giant has said it will buy digital video advertising service BrightRoll for $640m (£402m)?
Google ( )    Facebook ( )    Twitter ( )    Yahoo ( )

 

Michael Sharp, the chief executive of which store, has enjoyed a 32% rise in his 2014 pay despite the continuing struggles at the department store?
House of Fraser ( )     Debenhams ( )     Selfridges ( )     Harvey Nicholls ( )

 

Which online retailer took more than $9.3bn (£5.85bn) in sales on Tuesday, dwarfing other event days such as black Friday?
Sino Supreme ( )     ASOS ( )     Alibaba ( )     Amazon ( )

 

Our weekly news quizzes are put together by Donna Jestin, Teacher of Business & Senior examiner for AQA and regular contributor to the Freedom to Teach Blog.

Answers –
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29992587
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29985467
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29947043
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30000705
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30000481
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30004096
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29999776
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30015526
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/nov/11/debenhams-boss-32percent-pay-rise
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/nov/11/alibaba-singles-day-sales-china-break-records

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