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?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 232 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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