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Business News Quiz – 27.02.15

Newspapers_49559614 smallThe owner of Odeon and UCI cinemas has announced plans to put the chain up for sale later this year, with an asking price of how much?

£10m ( )    £1bn( )    £1m ( )    £2bn ( )

 

Which bookmaker has reported a big fall in pre-tax profit for 2014, from £68m to £38m, and expects to close 60 UK shops in the coming year?

Ladbrokes ( )    William Hill ( )    Coral ( )    Betfair ( )

 

Who has suffered a patent defeat involving some of the technologies it uses. The company has been ordered to pay $533m (£344m) to Smartflash?

Facebook ( )    Yahoo( )    Apple( )    Google ( )

 

The UK-based directors of which Chinese sportswear brand have lost all contact with the company’s chairman and executive director?

Peak ( )    Naibu ( )    First Asia ( )    Li Ning ( )

 

The world’s biggest carmaker, has raised its annual profit outlook after a weak yen offset a fall in domestic sales. Who are they?

Toyota ( )    Ford ( )     Honda( )    BMW ( )

 

A woman had her hair set alight in a “nasty and extremely dangerous” attack at a fast food restaurant in Kent. Which company was it?

Pizza Hut ( ) Burger King ( ) McDonald’s ( ) KFC ( )

 

Australia’s national carrier has reported its best half-year profit in four years, as turnaround plans come to fruition. Who are they?

Pell Air( )    Fly Pelican ( )    Virgin Australia ( )    Qantas ( )

 

Billionaire Michele Ferrero, whose global chocolate empire made him Italy’s richest man, has died aged 89. What company did he own?

Galaxy( )    Nutella ( )    Mars ( )    Nestle ( )

 

US airline Southwest was briefly forced to ground some flights on Tuesday this week. What had the company failed to do for 20% of its planes?

Refill the food trollies ( )    Safety Checks ( )    Re fuel ( )    Empty Waste ( )

 

Fifa says it will not pay compensation to clubs and leagues unhappy about plans to play the 2022 World Cup in November and December. Where will it be held?

Mexico ( )    UK ( )    Qatar ( )    Turkey ( )

 

Answers –

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31631444

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31636503

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-31619913

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31531526

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31125425

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-kent-31566848

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31635239

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31477547

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31629480

http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/31620713

 

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