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September 28, 2008

Biz Quizzard 235

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week September 22 - 27. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which media brand has launched a major marketing campaign with the theme ‘Ask More’?

2. UAE’s Etisalat last week picked up a 45% stake in which Indian telecom company?

3. Which Indian chief executive was elected President of the World LPG Gas Association (WLPGA) at Seoul in South Korea last week?

4. Which MNC last week said it has sought approval from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce for its $2.3 billion acquisition of China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd?

5. Which MNC last week said it would invest $5 billion in Goldman Sachs, in a major boost for the erstwhile investment bank?

6. Google’s phone will debut on October 22 in USA on T-Mobile’s network. What has it been branded as?

7. Samsung Mobile last week launched its new touch-screen smartphone in India. What has it been branded as?

8. Which Indian company has signed an agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of the US-based United Technologies, to manufacture precision components for commercial aircraft?

9. Nokia will unveil its first touch-screen phone in London next week. What has it been code-named as?

10. Which MNC has acquired Washington Mutual’s branch network for $1.9 billion?

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September 21, 2008

Biz Quizzard 234

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week September 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Actor Rahul Bose is featured in the print ad of which hospitality brand?

2. Which well known MNC celebrated its 100th birthday on September 16?

3. Mr Hemant Sachdev, group director at Bharti Group, was last week appointed joint managing director at which MNC?

4. Which MNC is purchasing Napster, the online music community that rose from to a dorm room project to become the scourge of the global recording industry, for nearly $127 million in an all-cash deal?

5. According to a report last week, which brand will be rebranded as Zero Zero 7 to support the release of upcoming James Bond movie, “Quantum of Solace”?

6. Staying with “Quantum of Solace”, which automobile brand will feature in the new Bond movie, which premieres on October 29?

7. Which bank has won the Asian Banker’s best retail bank in India award for the second year in a row?

8. Airtel and Vodafone last week launched a new BlackBerry model in India. Name it?

9. Which company has been roped in as the title sponsor for the Indian Cricket League (ICL)?

10. Which Indian celebrity has been roped in as a global brand ambassador by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)?

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September 14, 2008

Biz Quizzard 233

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week September 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which Indian engineering services provider (software company) last week announced it would acquire California-based semiconductor design company Time to Market (TTM) for an undisclosed amount?

2. Which MNC last week announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based Alpha X-Ray Technologies?

3. Infosys last week said that it had signed a deal to improve North America’s Service Corporation International’s (SCI) human resources operations. What services does SCI offer?

4. According to a report last week, which hospitality major in India will soon serve its own brand of spring water in its hotel and resorts, specialty restaurants, waiting lounge and in-flight services?

5. What significant departure has been made by Research in Motion (RIM), the maker of BlackBerry phones, for its new phone?

6. Which MNC last week unveiled its new flagship single lens reflex (SLR) digital camera “alpha 900”?

7. Which 3 Indian business personalities have been honoured by the UK Trade and Investment India for their contributions in the field of business?

8. Impact Retail – promoted by Tony Jashanmal, a prominent retailer in India and Middle East – last week launched its chain of retail consumer electronics outlets in the country, with the first outlet in Hyderabad. What has it been branded as?

9. Mr R Subramanian has been selected as the new chairman of the Indian retail Forum (IRF) for the year 2008-09. He is the managing director of which well-known retail chain?

10. According to a report last week, which MNC has been hired by the department of consumer affairs to gather data on international freight charges, commodity prices and demand-supply situation?

11. TV Sundaram Iyengar and Sons (TVS) last week launched a unique chain of franchisee outlets to sell multi-brand spare parts for commercial vehicles. What has it been branded as?

12. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, owned by Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), last week launched a new brand. Name it?

13. Which hotel in India has emerged as the top ‘overseas business hotel’ in the 2008 Conde Nast Traveler UK Readers’ Travel awards?

14. Which brand last week released the World Wild Fund (WWF) collection with the designs of six endangered fauna of India?

15. Actors Abhay Deol and Raima Sen feature in the television commercial (on air for quite some time now) for which brand?

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September 7, 2008

Biz Quizzard 232

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

1. Which business group, according to a report last week, is all set to become a fully integrated player in the wind energy sector with its newly-formed arm Global Wind Energy?

2. Four Indian corporate leaders figure in the list of world’s top 50 septuagenarian (aged 70 and above) business heads, compiled by US magazine BusinessWeek. Name at least 2?

3. Who is the new governor of RBI?

4. Meals coupon company Sodexho India has been rechristened. What will it be known as?

5. 3 Indian women, Vanisha, Isha and Pia, have grabbed the top 3 slots in the Forbes’ list of 10 women likely to inherit the billions from their super wealthy fathers. Name the respective 3 fathers?

6. Which public sector bank last week launched its new corporate logo?

7. Times Group, which bought out Virgin Radio in the UK about 2 months back, last week replaced the Virgin brand. Name the new brand?

8. Titan Industries last week, under its Sonata brand, launched a new low priced range of plastic watches. What has the range been branded as?

9. Mr Thomas died at the age of 93 in Toronto last week. He was the owner of which very famous company/brand?

10. Which MNC last week named former British Telecom chief executive and industry veteran Ben Verwaayen as its new chief executive?

11. Which MNC has appointed Paul Polman, currently executive vice president and Americas head at Nestle, as its new group chief executive?

12. Which business personality last week picked up a 10% equity stake in retail chain Subhiksha Trading for Rs 230 crore?

13. Which MNC bank last week launched ‘1Money”, which will give the customer the chance of using the same plastic as a credit or debit card?

14. 10 Indian firms have made it to the Forbes’ list of 50 best listed companies in the Asia-Pacific region. Which MNC tops the list?

15. Toyota last week launched the 10th-generation Corolla in India. What has it been branded as?

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