November 9, 2008

Biz Quizzard 241

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week November 03 - 08. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which IT MNC has launched a ‘Take Your Own Path’ campaign, which celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of India’s business achievers?

2. Which company has launched a new campaign with the baseline ‘Ab Bada Mazza Ayega’? (hint: part of the answer is in the baseline)

3. “Our blue reflects the depth of our integrity and the expanse of our values. Our orange stands for the passion that fuels every venture we undertake. The two arrowheads signify focused diversity and our quest to grow.” Which group advertised this last week?

4. Which airline last week tied up with Disney Publishing, a global publisher of children magazines and books, to provide specially designed in-flight entertainment to children?

5. According to a news snippet last week, which MNC has agreed to take control of South Africa’s telecom firm Vodacom for $2.3 bn?

6. Which company, according to a report last week, will export its first batch of spring mattress to Philippines under the Restoplus brand?

7. Mr JM Garg last week took over as the chairman and managing director of which bank in India?

8. Most of you must have seen the teaser ad and commercial featuring Aamir Khan and Gul Panag for Tata Sky’s new service which allows users to pause, record and rewind live television. What has it been branded as?

9. Which MNC last week said it would acquire smaller rival Sanyo Electric Co?

10. Which MNC last week rolled out its sports car R8 in India, that costs upwards of Rs one crore?

11. Which MNC last week launched its global retail and commercial bank India website in Hindi, becoming the first foreign bank in the country to do so?

12. According to snippet in a weekly news magazine last week, which personality (not a full-fledged celebrity but part of a celebrity family) is designing her own line of bags, shoes and clothes, titled Happy Hippie, which will hit the racks soon?

13. The people of Orissa got a third general entertainment channel (GEC) in Oriya last week. What has it been branded as?

14. Which celebrity was last week roped in by Dabur to endorse two of its products, Dabur Honey and Dabur Chyawanprash?

15. Which advertising group has announced the entry of its second agency, T.A.G., into India?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 241 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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