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April 23, 2017

Biz Quizzard 682

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 17 - 22. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has achieved the number one position in the domestic bus market in 2016-17?

2. Who has invested in Rakyan Beverages that makes juices under the Raw Pressery brand, becoming India's first celebrity to part-finance a consumer products firm and help drive sales?

3. Which company will launch Desperados, a pale lager beer, in India?

4. Which digital payments and commerce platform is entering the traditional meal voucher market?

5. Mahabaleshwara MS recently assumed charge as MD and CEO of which bank?

6. Which MNC has acquired Gurgaon-based digital media network company, SVG Media in an all-cash transaction in one of the largest buyout deals in the space in India?

7. Dabur will have a call centre for ayurveda to advise buyers on health and prescribe drugs. What is the initiative called?

8. Which company has signed a strategic partnership with South Korean defence major LIG Nex1 to jointly manufacture military hardware for India's armed forces?

9. Actor Sidharth Malhotra has been roped in as brand ambassador for which innerwear brand?

10. Suzuki Motorcycle India has crossed which cumulative production milestone in the country?

11. Milton has released a television commercial (TVC) for its latest innovation, the Leak Lock Steel Tiffin. What first is it claiming for this ad?

12. Which Chinese handset maker will introduce its smartphone brand Tecno in India this month?

13. Which ecommerce company has acqui-hired logistics startup InLogg to address its delivery inefficiencies in terms of cost and reach?

14. Which company has become the first airline to sign an agreement for space-based flight tracking of its aircraft?

15. Which company has launched the campaign ‘Cartons le aao, classroom banao’?

16. Which toy brand has launched the #BuildAmazing campaign, inspiring kids to explore, imagine and create?

17. Which ice cream brand has launched a television commercial on national television after a gap of around 30 years?

18. Which agency has announced the launch of its highly-hybridized service Bushfire, a one-stop shop for start-ups?

19. Which online seller has roped in Kinjal Shah, the erstwhile chief executive officer at Crossword Bookstores, as its new CEO?

20. Which state has emerged as the top-ranked state in terms of overall Internet readiness, according to a survey by Internet and Mobile Association of India and market research firm Nielsen?

21. Which new multi-brand luxury footwear and accessories retailer debuted in India with the launch of flagship store in Mumbai’s Fort district last week?

22. Which brand has launched #DropThePants campaign to celebrate World Shorts Day on 23rd April?

23. Uber has launched a new offering for the enterprise segment, building on top of its Uber for Business platform. What is it called?

24. MTR Foods has launched a 3-minute Indian breakfast range. What is it called?

25. Which company has acquired two irrigation and distribution companies, Agri-Valley Irrigation Inc and Irrigation Design and Construction Inc, in the US for $48.50 million (about Rs. 315 crore)?

26. Which fashion e-commerce portal has come up with its new ad campaign, ‘Still stuck with the old?’?

27. Which MNC has launched the Fire TV Stick, a device that plugs into HDTV and lets customers to access thousands of movies, TV shows, games and app, with voice remote, in India?

28. Which online ethnic-wear platform last week launched its third in-house brand Anuswara that offers craft inspired contemporary ethnic wear for women?

29. Which midmarket India-focused private equity fund has bought out Sanjay Maintenance Services (SMS), one of the largest facilities management players, for an undisclosed amount?

30. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has established a chair for Strategic Affairs in recognition of which business personality’s leadership on Carnegie’s Board of Trustees?

31. Which fashion jewellery brand has roped in actor and TV host Rannvijay Singh as the first brand ambassador for its men’s range?

32. Which company has entered into an agreement with Panacea Biotec to fully acquire its subsidiary NewRise Healthcare for an enterprise value of Rs 180 crore?

33. Which company last week announced a contract with the Korean defence firm to execute an order for 100 `K9 Vajra-T' howitzers by the Indian Army?

34. Which company last week announced an in-principle agreement to acquire ArcelorMittal's Georgetown Steelworks in South Carolina?

35. Which Indian sportswear brand has snapped up the rights for International Cricket Council (ICC) merchandise in 23 markets, including India?

36. Which MNC has launched its Vive virtual reality (VR) headset in India?

37. Which MNC healthcare company is celebrating 50 years of operations in India?

38. Which company last week launched a new feature phone “Sumo T3000” with a powerful 3600 mAh battery that claims to keep the phone charged up to 50 days?

39. The initial public offering (IPO) of the country’s first infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) is expected to hit the market in the first week of May. Which company runs the trust?

40. Hyundai Motor India crossed which turnover milestone last year?

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April 16, 2017

Biz Quizzard 681

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 10 - 15. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company is selling its entire 80% stake in its health insurance venture to a consortium of investors led by private equity firm True North?

2. Which cashback and analytics company has acquired Bengaluru-based online cashback and coupons company Pennyful in a cash-and-stock deal?

3. Which online automobile search company is set to enter the auto insurance broking business?

4. Which MNC has filed the maximum number of patent applications in the IT sector in India in 2015-16?

5. Which global meet-up app has announced its partnership Hrithik Roshan as the brand ambassador for the official launch in India?

6. Which men’s footwear brand has launched a specialized lifestyle brand for women called Uvanera?

7. Which company last week surpassed General Motors Co to become America's most valuable car maker?

8. Five CEOs last week held a meeting in Kovalam. What first is being claimed for this event, which was titled `Ocean Love'?

9. Which retailer in India has appointed James Munsen as the new MD?

10. Which company has acquired eBay Inc’s India business?

11. Viraj Kalyani, Executive Director, Kalyani Forge (KFL), and industrialist Baba Kalyani’s nephew, has launched his entrepreneurial venture. What is it called?

12. ITC's food division has roped in which celebrity as the new brand ambassador for B Natural Juices and Beverages?

13. Tanishq has launched an ad with the theme 'Celebrate with Colours' for which collection?

14. Which business personality has picked up 51 per cent stake in Gurgaon-based travel start-up, We Are Holidays (WAH), with an investment of about Rs 50 crore?

15. Which paint company from India has entered into an MoU with Chugoku Marine Paints of Japan for “cooperation and collaboration” in the field of marine and related industrial paints?

16. Which FMCG brand has launched an integrated brand campaign ‘Naam Toh Suna Hi Hoga’?

17. Which MNC will bring plant-based footwear to the global market later this year under its Cotton + Corn sustainable product initiative?

18. Which actor will endorse Sony Yay!, the soon-to-be launched kids’ entertainment channel from Sony Pictures Network?

19. Mr Ramesh Chandra Agrawal, 73, passed away last week. He was the chairman of which media group?

20. Micromax has roped in which celebrity as brand ambassador for its consumer electronics business?

21. Google has entered the hyperlocal, on-demand services space in India by launching a food delivery and home services application for the India market. What has it been christened as?

22. Which business personality has joined hands with Sun New Energy Systems, investment company of the Sun Group, to launch his new venture Sun Mobility?

23. Singapore-based Ascendas Property Fund Trustee Pte has entered into an agreement to acquire six warehouses of which company for Rs 534 crore?

24. Which MNC has partnered Toshiba and Denso to manufacture automotive lithium ion battery packs in India?

25. State-owned oil marketing firms will be launching a pilot in how many cities for dynamic pricing system, changing petrol and diesel prices daily?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 681 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
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