June 4, 2007

Biz Quizzard 166

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 28 - June 02. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The 2007 edition of the Brand Equity Survey of India's Most Trusted Brands was released last week. Which brand has retained the top slot for the fourth time in a row?

2. Hero Honda Motors last week launched a new model of its largest selling brand Splendor. What has it been sub-branded as?

3. Associated British Foods, the 6-bn pounds international food, ingredients and retail group, last week announced the acquisition of which iconic UK curry brand for an undisclosed sum?

4. Which company last week picked up a 26% stake in Air Deccan (Deccan Aviations) for Rs 550 crore?

5. According to a news snippet last week, which business personality's under-construction residence in Mumbai is named after the mythical island Antilia?

6. Evolve Ventures, an international retail arm of the Chennai-based Rs 200 crore GKK-Taurus Group, is foraying into the Indian market with the launch of its premium accessories label. What is it branded as?

7. Which company last week announced plans to acquire 45% stake in Mount Everest Mineral Water (MEMW), which owns the Himalayan mineral water brand?

8. Which retail brand has revealed its promotional tie-up, titled 'Rock with Rolls', with Rolls Royce, a car renowned the world over?

9. Radio Today last week launched a talk-based, women-focused radio stationin Delhi. What has it been brand as?

10. Trinity Health Tech, a health and fitness equipment supplier, has appointed which celebrity as brand ambassador for VibroGym, a premier fitness product in India?

Please mail your answers before Friday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 166 as the subject.

Happy Learning!
Rajeev Kondapalli

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