Secondary Secondary Business

Business News Quiz – 19.09.12

Test your students knowledge of what is happening in the business world with this week’s news quiz.

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1. Apple lost a UK court ruling yesterday about the design of the Ipad. Against which company?

Samsung ( )
Google ( )
Microsoft ( )
HTC ( )

2. The Chinese manufacturing firm that makes Apple’s Ipads and Iphones has admitted employing 14 year olds. What is the name of this firm?

Lenovo ( )
Hang Seng ( )
Paedobiz ( )
Foxconn ( )

3. Vehicle manufacturer, Manganeze Bronze, have had to recall 400 vehicles and suspend new sales for safety reasons. This has caused severe financial problems for the firm. What do they make?

Container lorries ( )
Racing cars ( )
London taxis ( )
Speedboats ( )

4. A major American company has been criticised for only paying £8.6m in UK corporation tax in the last 14 years, which one?

McDonalds ( )
Starbucks ( )
Apple ( )
Ford ( )

5. What happened to UK unemployment last month?

Rose to 2.9m ( )
Rose to 2.5m ( )
Fell to 2.5m ( )
Fell to 2.9m ( )

6. William Hill have agreed to take over which other bookmaking firm?

Paddy Power ( )
SportingBet ( )
Ladbrokes ( )
Bet365 ( )

7. Which sporting star have Nike and Budweiser dropped this week?

Lance Armstrong ( )
Tiger Woods ( )
Danny Rose ( )
David Beckham ( )

8. What’s the most expensive football team to support in the UK, according to a BBC survey? A season ticket can cost £1,995 and a match-day ticket costing up to £126

Manchester United ( )
Chelsea ( )
Tottenham Hotspur ( )
Arsenal ( )

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