May 22, 2007

Biz Quizzard 164

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 14-19. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Mr Vijay Mansukhani has recently taken over as the managing director of which consumer durable company in India?

2. Mumbai-based Anchor group last week acquired which toothpaste brand from John Oak Remedies?

3. Private equity firm Cerberus last week bought which well known automobile group for $7.4 billion?

4. Media giant Reuters last week agreed to be taken over by which MNC to create one of the world's largest financial news providers?

5. Another great Indian victory. Vijay Mallya last week became the first Indian to enter the exclusive Scotch club by acquiring 100% of which Scotch giant?

6. Which software MNC has recently acquired Agile Software Corp in a $495-million deal?

7. Which MNC last week announced that it would release its 'Halo 3' video game on September 25?

8. Another acquisition by a private equity firm. Which firm last week agreed to buy eye-care company Bausch & Lomb Inc for about $3.67 billion?

9. The Aditya Birla group last week unveiled its retail store brand. Name the brand?

10. Which MNC last week announced that it was taking over aQuantive, a global digital marketing company for $6 billion?

Please mail your answers before Friday to with Biz Quizzard 164 as the subject.

Happy Learning!
Rajeev Kondapalli

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