August 17, 2008

Biz Quizzard 229

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week August 11 - 18. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC, according to a report last week, is giving final touches to the roll out of one of its global brands, SoBe, in India?

2. Titan plans to launch a kids range in October. What will it be branded as?

3. Why was Chandigarh-based Rs 300-crore Hitech Group, which has interests in agro- and meat-processing, computer gaming, live-stock genetics and pharmaceuticals, in news last week?

4. Which celebrity has been roped in by Gili, a part of the Gitanjali Group, as its new brand ambassador?

5. Mr AS Bindra, father of Olympics gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra last week announced plans to set up a 5 star hotel with an investment of Rs 200 crore. What is the proposed name?

6. Which retailing giant has signed an exclusive franchisee agreement with Trent, the retail arm of Tata Group?

7. According to a print ad last week, which hotel in India has been rated 2nd best hotel in the world and the number 1 in Asia by Travel + Leisure in the 2008 Reader’s Poll?

8. Which celebrity, according to a report last week, has launched a production house – S2?

9. Two Indian origin executives Shantanu Narayen and Francisco D’Souza have made it to the league of young CEOs with the fattest pay package in the US, as per a list compiled by Forbes. Name the companies that the 2 respectively head?

10. Which brand has recently undergone a major repositioning exercise, centered on a new punchline, ‘Suno Apne Dil Ki Awaaz (‘Listen to Your Heart’)?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 229 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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