February 21, 2009

Biz Quizzard 256

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week February 16 - 21. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which brand has become the first-ever non-tobacco consumer goods brand to cross the Rs 2,000-crore mark in India?

2. Which company has made a foray into the luxury segment with the launch of Zoya, a high-end diamond jewellery boutique store chain?

3. The India Rizing Fund was launched in Bangalore recently. What is its significance?

4. Why was Mr Ashok Samani, a Mumbai-based stock broker, in news recently?

5. The new edition of Hyundai Sonata Embera has been launched. What has it been branded as?

6. Which international celebrity singer heads his own clothing line, William Rast?

7. Which automobile brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘Feel It’?

8. Which business group has announced its initial foray into boat manufacture under the brand name Odyssea?

9. Which celebrity has been roped in by Procter & Gamble (P&G) as the brand ambassador for its Pantene brand of shampoo, replacing Sushmita Sen?

10. Actor Hrithik Roshan can be seen in the advertisement for which shampoo brand?

11. Mr Kunal Dasgupta last week quit as the CEO of which television channel?

12. Which brand has retained the top position in ‘Buzziest Brands of the Year 2009’ poll conducted by afaqs?

Please mail your answers on or befoe next Sunday (Mar 1) to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with bIz Quizzard 256 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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