June 18, 2007

Biz Quizzard 168

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 11-16. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC has acquired Cricinfo, the world's largest cricket website, from the Wisden Group for an undisclosed sum?

2. Which MNC last week announced that it will sponsor Indian Golf Union's National Amateur Tour for the next three years?

3. Mr Firdose Vandrevala last week resigned as the corporate vice president and chairman of Indian operations of which MNC?

4. According to a report last week, which beer giant has chosen its East European beer brand Okocim Palone for its India debut?

5. The Apollo Hospitals Group last week announced the launch of Asia's first health city. In which city is the Apollo Health City located?

6. Which MNC is planning to launch its inner wear and lingerie brand - Undercolors - in India by September this year?

7. Which company has announced that it has entered into a tie-up with Apple Computer to sell the entire range of Apple Products in India?

8. Which MNC has launched "Ice Cucumber", a new soda based on the crisp green gourd, in Japan?

9. Which automobile brand is being advertised across media with the baseline' full of life!'?

10. A proud moment. Which co-operative last week became the first ever in India to enter the billion-dollar club?

11. Actress Priyanka Chopra can be seen in the television commercial (currently on air) for which two wheeler brand?

12. Which actress recently unveiled her own clothing collection, "Bitten", in New York?

13. Which detergent brand last week entered the Limca Book of Records by creating the country's largest clothesline in Hyderabad?

14. Which PC manufacturer last week launched its 'Green Ware' eco friendly range of products?

15. According to a news report last week, US-based Advertising Age has ranked Ms Rohini Miglani at the 5th position among the world's 25 top women executives in its Women to Watch survey. Ms Miglani is the associate director (Asia) of which MNC?

16. Which celebrity last week launched her 'dVb' collection of denim pants, skirts and shorts in New York? (hint: the name is in the brand)

17. According to a print ad released last week, the world's largest Pepe Jeans Store has opened in India. Which city?

18. According to a news snippet last week, which stock exchange has acquired a 5% stake in the Singapore Exchange Limited as part of its efforts to forge links with overseas bourses?

19. Fashion TV opened its first fitness and beauty outlet in Bangalore recently. What has it been branded as?

20. The new look of which portal is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline 'LIFE'S BETTER IN HERE'?

Please mail your answers before Friday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 168 as the subject.

Happy Learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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