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In July 2015, what did the Pearson group agree to sell to Nikkei for £844m?

Which mining company announced early in December that it had shelved its dividend and would slash two-thirds of its workforce?

Who said: “The only reason I wouldn’t go to some parts of New York is the real risk of meeting Donald Trump?”

Know the answers? Then why not join in the third FT MBA quiz, in which teams of business school students pit their wits against each other at the FT’s London office. The contest, on March 10 2016, will test the business knowledge of up to 12 teams of business school students.

The event — won last year by the team from Imperial College Business School — will also mark the launch of the annual FT MBA Challenge, in which students can apply their new skills to develop a business plan for this year’s FT Seasonal Appeal partner, Stop the Traffik.

Who should enter: The MBA Quiz is aimed at business schools worldwide. Entry is limited to one team per business school.

There is no entry fee.

Team size: Three to six members

Venue: The FT, One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL

Date and time: Thursday, March 10 2016, 6pm-9pm

To enter or for more information: email us at

Deadline for entry: Friday, February 26, 2016

All teams will participate in the first four competitive rounds, with the two leading teams then competing head to head in the final buzzer round.

Answers to the above questions: Financial Times, Anglo American, Boris Johnson

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