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Who is India's richest woman?
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1. Who is India's richest woman?
a) Naina Lal Kidwai
b) Shahnaz Husain
c) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

2. Which company does Anu Aga head?
a) Thermax
b) i-flex
c) Datamatics

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The correct answer is Thermax.
Anu Aga is the chairperson of the Pune-based Thermax, a multidivisional engineering solutions firm. She is estimated to have a personal worth of Rs 699 crore (Rs 6.99 billion) as of April 6, 2004. Beginning her career at Thermax 19 years ago, Aga is slated to step down as chairperson on September 1, 2004. She recently received the first Financial Express-Electrolux Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Anu Aga is the chairperson of the Pune-based Thermax, a multidivisional engineering solutions firm. She is estimated to have a personal worth of Rs 699 crore (Rs 6.99 billion) as of April 6, 2004. Beginning her career at Thermax 19 years ago, Aga is slated to step down as chairperson on September 1, 2004. She recently received the first Financial Express-Electrolux Lifetime Achievement Award.

3. Who heads the Jumbo Group?
a) Ranjana Kumar
b) Zia Mody
c) Vidya M Chhabria

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The correct answer is Vidya M Chhabria.
In April 2002, Vidya M Chhabria became the chairwoman of Dubai-based Jumbo Group of Companies after the death of her husband Manu Chhabria. The Jumbo Group is an global industrial and trading conglomerate comprising 28 companies, including Shaw Wallace, Dunlop, Hindustan Dorr-Oliver, Mather & Platt and Gordon Woodroffe. In October 2002, Fortune magazine place her in the list of the 50 most influential woman in international business.
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In April 2002, Vidya M Chhabria became the chairwoman of Dubai-based Jumbo Group of Companies after the death of her husband Manu Chhabria. The Jumbo Group is an global industrial and trading conglomerate comprising 28 companies, including Shaw Wallace, Dunlop, Hindustan Dorr-Oliver, Mather & Platt and Gordon Woodroffe. In October 2002, Fortune magazine place her in the list of the 50 most influential woman in international business.

4. Who is the wealthiest woman in Infosys?
a) Sudha Murthy
b) Sudha Gopalakrishan
c) Rohini Nilekani

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The correct answer is Sudha Gopalakrishan.
The net worth of Sudha Gopalakrishan (wife of Infosys COO S Gopalakrishnan) currently stands at Rs 1,023 crore (Rs 10.23 billion) making her the richest lady in Infosys. Sudha Murthy, (Infosys Chairman N R Narayana Murthy's wife) is estimated to be around Rs 775 crore (Rs 7.75 billion), while Rohini Nilekani (wife of Infosys CEO Nandan Nilekani) has a net worth of Rs 675 crore (Rs 6.75 billion).
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The net worth of Sudha Gopalakrishan (wife of Infosys COO S Gopalakrishnan) currently stands at Rs 1,023 crore (Rs 10.23 billion) making her the richest lady in Infosys. Sudha Murthy, (Infosys Chairman N R Narayana Murthy's wife) is estimated to be around Rs 775 crore (Rs 7.75 billion), while Rohini Nilekani (wife of Infosys CEO Nandan Nilekani) has a net worth of Rs 675 crore (Rs 6.75 billion).

5. In year 2000, Fortune magazine named an Indian woman third among the top businesswomen in Asia. Identify her.
a) Shahnaz Hussain
b) Priyamvada Birla
c) Naina Lal Kidwai

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The correct answer is Naina Lal Kidwai.
Naina Lal Kidwai is the vice chairman of HSBC Securities and Capital Markets (India) Pvt Ltd. In 2000, she was vice chairman of J M Morgan Stanley (India). She also got entry in to the Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list. Kidwai has also been figured in Time magazine's 'List of Global Influentials' Her personal worth is estimated to be around Rs 170 crore (Rs 1.7 billion).
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Naina Lal Kidwai is the vice chairman of HSBC Securities and Capital Markets (India) Pvt Ltd. In 2000, she was vice chairman of J M Morgan Stanley (India). She also got entry in to the Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list. Kidwai has also been figured in Time magazine's 'List of Global Influentials' Her personal worth is estimated to be around Rs 170 crore (Rs 1.7 billion).

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