September 10, 2007

Biz Quizzard 180

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week September 03 - 08. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Vijay Mallya has become the first Indian to acquire a Formula One team. Which F1 team did Mr Mallya, along with the Dutch-based Mol family, acquire recently?

2. Which company, according to a report last week, has signed a deal to be the master franchisee for California-based coffee retail chain The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, in India?

3. Which hospitality brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘Stay Inspired’?

4. Which company last week bought out Bangalore-based food & grocery chain S-Mart, which has 13 stores in prime residential areas of the city?

5. Which business group last week stepped up its presence in the fast-growing sector of wind energy by acquiring Germany’s design and consulting firm RSBconsult GmbH?

6. NDTV and Kingfisher recently announced the launch of their lifestyle English channel. What has it been branded as?

7. Which MNC last week said it had agreed to take over Swiss water bottler Henniez, first by buying 62% stake and then by launching a public tender?

8. Which company last week acquired a majority stake and management control of Gulf Africa Petroleum Corporation (GAPCO)?

9. Which business group has launched a campaign in the print medium with the baseline ‘BUSINESS of SUCCESS’?

10. Which MNC, according to a report last week, has decided to come up with a new campaign ‘I am more’, targeted at women?

11. A total of 12 Indian companies made it to the third annual Forbes Asia ‘Fabulous 50’ list. Name any six?

12. Which company has unleashed a campaign across media to promote its emergency contraceptive pill ‘i-pill’?

Please mail your answers before Friday to with Biz Qiuizzard 180 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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