November 15, 2009

Biz Quizzard 294

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

1. According to a report last week, Jessie Paul has quit as the chief marketing officer (CMO) of which company to start her own venture?

2. Which MNC has agreed to acquire AdMob, a fast growing mobile advertising start-up, for $750 million in stock?

3. Pesticide maker Rallis India last week became a subsidiary of which company?

4. Which milestone did Hero Honda Splendour cross last week?

5. Which MNC last week unveiled the new digital piano series ‘Privia and Celviana’?

6. Which company last week bought distressed Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer Vale Do Ivai (VDI) in a deal worth $82 million?

7. Which Indian company in the field of after-market logistics services has announced the acquisition of UK-based Multipart Holdings?

8. Which company has reached a deal with UAE’s Dhabi Group to buy a controlling stake in its African telecom assets for an undisclosed amount?

9. Which MNC last week acquired US-based back-office firm McCamish Systems for around $38 million?

10. Puru Pratap Singh, a 4th standard student from Gurgaon, is behind the first “Made in India” creation for which MNC?

11. Which MNC is making a foray into the networking equipment market by striking a $3.1 billion deal for 3Com?

12. Multiplex chain PVR has acquired DT Cinemas for Rs 60 crore. DT Cinemas is the cinema business of which company?

13. Which company last week announced a preliminary agreement for a $7 billion merger with Spain’s Iberia to create the world’s third largest airline by revenue?

14. Which company is diversifying into education loans with the acquisition of a 41% stake in Credila Financial Services, a company that specializes in education loans?

15. Which well known car manufacturer last week launched its first brand campaign in India?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 294 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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