October 8, 2007

Biz Quizzard 184

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week October 01 - 06. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company last week bought Lonely Planet, the travel publisher?

2. Which financial index is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘Think mid, think big’?

3. Which legendary brand mascot in India turned forty this year?

4. Which Indian company last week crossed the 50 million customers mark?

5. According to a news snippet last week, which MNC has agreed to buy digital mapmaker Navteq Corp. for $8.1 billion in a deal that shakes up the GPS market?

6. Eastman Group, which manufactures automotive parts and accessories, last week signed on which celebrity as its brand ambassador?

7. Which celebrity has been roped in to endorse the Essel Group-promoted DishTV?

8. Which MNC last week bought Jellyfish, a US firm specializing in comparison shopping online?

9. Mr Som Mittal has been appointed the new president of the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM). He heads the services business for Asia-Pacific for which MNC?

10. The winners of The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence 2006-07 were announced last week. Who is the Business Leader of the Year?

Please mail your answers before Friday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 184 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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