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Business News Quiz – 18.05.15

Newspapers_49559614 smallUnemployment in the UK has continued to fall and the number of people in work has continued to rise, according to the latest official figures. The number of people out of work in the January to March period fell to??? 
1.55m ( )    1.45m ( )    1.83m ( )    1.17m ( )

 

Which Japanese car giants are recalling a total of 6.5 million cars globally to replace potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata?
Ford and Dawoo ( )    BMW and Vauxhall ( )    Peugeot and Chevrolet ( )    Toyota and Nissan ( )

 

How many permanent jobs are to be created at a new Amazon distribution centre in Bedfordshire?
500 ( )    1500 ( )    700 ( )    1000 ( )

 

A US firm is to extend its free mobile data, voice and text offering to the UK from July this year. What are they called?
Pop Sim ( )    FreedomPop ( )    Free tariff ( )    FreePhone ( )

 

US telecommunications giant Verizon has agreed to buy which other company in a deal worth $4.4bn (£2.8bn)?
Yahoo ( )    T Mobile ( )    AOL ( )    ATT ( )

 

The website of which British TV chef, has been hit for a third time by malware that potentially infects the computers of visitors to the site?
Gordon Ramsey ( )    Delia Smith ( )    Nigella Lawson ( )    Jamie Oliver ( )

 

The economy of the eurozone grew by …. in the first three months of the year, official figures have shown, as its slow recovery continues?
0.6% ( )    0.7% ( )    0.4% ( )    0.3%( )

 

Which airlines shares have fallen by more than 9% after it said the disruption from April’s air traffic control strikes in France would cut profits by £25m.
British Airways ( )    Easyjet ( )    Delta ( )    Ryanair ( )

 

Which company is introducing something called Instant Articles, which will offer news organisations the chance to create interactive content that is much simpler and faster to read via a mobile device?
Instagram ( )    Yahoo ( )    Facebook ( )    Twitter ( )

 

The Bank of England has cut its 2015 growth forecast from 2.9% to … as governor Mark Carney unveiled his quarterly inflation report.
3% ( )    3.5% ( )    4.5% ( )    2.5% ( )

 

 

Answers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32719779
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32716802
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-32703047
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32704051
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32702558
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32704043
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32717270
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32700899
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32707014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32720772

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