February 3, 2008

Biz Quizzard 201

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week January 28 - February 02. Hope you enjoy it.

1. It is proud moment for India. Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked among the top 20 global B-schools in the world by Financial Times in its Annual MBA 2008 rankings. Which school has been ranked first?

2. According to a report last week, which bank is all set to acquire a controlling stake in the 50-year-old Ahmedabad Commodity Exchange (ACE)?

3. Reliance Entertainment, an ADAG company, has signed a five-film co-production deal with Excel Entertainment. Excel Entertainment is the production house of which well known film maker?

4. Four Indians (resident/non-resident) are among the 10 wealthiest CEOs in the world according to American magazine Forbes. Name all the four?

5. Which financial MNC last week named Iqbal Singh as its new CEO of its India operations?

6. Which Indian company last week entered into a definitive agreement to buy the soda ash business of the US-based General Industrial Products for $1 billion?

7. Not sure if I have covered this earlier. Auto component supplier Motor Industries Company Ltd (MICO) has been renamed. What will it be now known as?

8. Edgardo Badiali, former CEO of Italian low-cost carrier MyAir, has been appointed CEO of which airline in India?

9. According to a report last week, MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop per Child (OLPC) has finally found its way into India. Which state will see its first deployment?

10. Which company last week launched its protein supplement, ActiBase, making its entry into the specialty nutrition category?

11. Titan Industries last week launched their collection of chronographs, multifunction and retrograde watches. What has the collection been branded as?

12. NDTV Imagine is launching a world cinema channel. What has it been branded as?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 201 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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