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March 12, 2007

Biz Quizzard 155

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week March 05 - 10. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC last week picked up a minority stake in Bangalore-based Comat Technologies, marking its first investment in the e-governance space?

2. Public sector banks - Canara Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) - last week joined hands with the insurance arm of which MNC to set up a life insurance joint venture?

3. Which real estate portal is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline 'GHAR BAITHE GHAR DHOONDO'?

4. Which MNC bank last week agreed to buy a 93.4% stake in Pakistan's Prime Bank for 13.8 billion rupees ($227 million)?

5. Which real estate major last week announced a tie-up with Prudential Financial Inc (PFI) of the US to foray into life insurance business?

6. Tata Motors last week unveiled its new concept car at the Geneva Motor Show 2007. What has it been branded as?

7. ProbR, the busy bee, is the new mascot for which print media brand/sub-brand?

8. I am sure most of you have seen the new Nike 'Just Do It' commercial, the second Indian ad for the MNC. The ad features young cricketers playing cricket atop stranded buses and trucks in a Mumbai traffic jam. Name the advertising agency?



9. NDTV Profit's new show NextGen started last week. Which unusual celebrity is the interviewer and host?

10. Model Vipasha Agarwal is the new face of which cosmetics brand?



11. Which MNC has come up with the concept of 'Fashiontronics', a fusion of fashion and electronics, under which it has launched a range of accessories including laptop and PC skins, wireless headsets and stylish laptop/notebook bags?

12. Which automobile company last week agreed to pay Rs 360 per share for a 43.5% stake in rival company Punjab Tractors (PTL)?

13. According to a news report last week, which well known business personality is floating a new outfit, Milagrow Business and Knowledge Solutions, which would essentially hand-hold small businesses by offering them professional management status, and if needed take up sweat equity or strategic stakes in some of the ventures?

14. Titan Watches last week launched a new collection of watches inspired from World War II fighter aircraft and targeted at the up-market, global Indian. What has the collection been branded as?

15. Tennis ace Sania Mirza can be seen in the print advertisement for which airline company with the theme 'Your home away from home'?

16. Which celebrity has been signed on by Acer Computers as its new brand ambassador?

17. The $1.2 billion Italian coffee major Lavazza last week reportedly picked up 100% stake in which well known coffee chain in India?

18. Which food brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline 'RESTAURANT JAISA CHINESE KHANA. GHAR PE.'?

Please mail your answers before Friday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 155 as the subject.

Happy Learning!
Rajeev Kondapalli

1 comment:

Santosh said...

1. Which MNC last week picked up a minority stake in Bangalore-based Comat Technologies, marking its first investment in the e-governance space?

As I represent this company (www.Comat.com), i thought I will answer this question, Intel invested $4 million in Comat in the Egovernance space.
for more information visit the following url

Source:
http://www.ciol.com/content/search/showarticle1.asp?artid=95156