April 27, 2008

Biz Quizzard 213

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week April 21 - 26. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Mr Lee Kun Hee last week announced his resignation as the chairperson of which conglomerate, less than a week after he was indicted for tax evasion and breach of trust?

2. After triggering intense speculation of a possible takeover attempt, pharma major Ranbaxy last week entered into a business alliance agreement with which pharma company?

3. After entering into a tie-up with Marks & Spencer recently, Reliance Retail last week announced a joint venture with which MNC?

4. Which Indian company, according to a report last week, is set to acquire a 70% controlling stake in German pharma company AxiCorp?

5. Actress Amrita Rao can be seen in the television commercial (currently on air) of which ice cream brand?

6. Why were the companies, King Chemicals and Kings High Power, in news last week?

7. Which new milestone did Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) touch recently?

8. Which Indian company last week acquired UK-based eWave World, which offers wireless telephony services using WIMAX technology, for an undisclosed sum?

9. Which clothes brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘YOUNG LIKE THAT’?

10. Child actor Darsheel Safary (of Taare Zameen Par fame) has been roped in to endorse which health drink brand?

11. Which business personality has been ranked as Britain’s richest resident for the fourth year in a row by The Sunday Times?

12. Which retail brand in India has changed its logo and is sporting a new tagline ‘Start something new’?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 213 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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