March 15, 2009

Biz Quizzard 259

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week March 09 - 14. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC last week said it is acquiring Schering Plough for $41.1 billion in cash and stock deal to create a $47 billion drug major?

2. Which two-wheeler brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘BECAUSE MUSCLES MATTER’?

3. Which MNC is acquiring Radhakrishna Hospitality Services Group (RKHS), India’s pioneer in food and facilities management sector?

4. Which company last week announced the launch of its new venture christened Fabric Spa?

5. Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL), known for manufacturing contraceptives and other healthcare products, has renamed itself. What will it be known as?

6. Vibgyor Vehicles last week rolled out a 100-cc motorcycle in Kolkata. What has it been branded as?

7. According to a report last week, Hardcastle Restaurants is now venturing into the apparel business. The company is the joint venture partner of which well known MNC?

8. Which business personality has replaced Lakshmi Mittal as the richest Indian in the latest Forbes list of world’s richest billionaires?

9. Which MNC bank last week appointed former US ambassador to India David Mulford as its Vice Chairman International?

10. Who is the Business Standard CEO of the year 2007-08?

11. Which country last week blasted Forbes magazine for its latest list of world’s richest?

12. Which technology marked its 20th anniversary on March 13?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 259 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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