December 16, 2007

Biz Quizzard 194

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week December 10 - 15. Hope you enjoy it.

1. GSM mobile operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular recently entered into a joint venture to set up a passive infrastructure (tower) company. What is it called?

2. According to a news snippet last week, the Movida nightclub in London has launched a new cocktail named the Flawless. What is its claim to fame?

3. Which MNC last week announced a joint-venture with Delhi-based Eicher Motors in India, the fifth biggest commercial vehicles market in the world?

4. Reliance retail last week unveiled its eighth format in Bangalore – a specialty store which stocks books, toys, music, stationery and gifts. What has it been branded as?

5. Which Indian business group has acquired British BPO and call center company Dalgen for 40 million ponds (Rs 320 crore)?

6. Which US-based coffee retail giant has joined hospitality major Citymax India to launch a chain of coffee houses across India?

7. Not many would have missed the full page color ads released last week by the Ministry of Civil Aviation for the Air Safety Week. Name the advertising agency?

8. Actor Deepika Padukone has been appointed brand ambassador for which watch brand?

9. My question of the week. Name the new CEO of Citigroup?

10. Which business group has changed its holding company name to Consim Info Pvt Ltd?

11. Auto major Daimler Trucks last week announced a joint venture with which Indian business group for manufacturing light, medium and heavy duty commercial vehicles?

12. According to a news report last week, former England captain David Beckham has stripped to his underwear for the latest international billboard campaign of which fashion brand?

Please mail your answers on or before Saturday to with Biz Quizzard 194 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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