January 17, 2010

Biz Quizzard 303

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week January 11 - 16. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business group has entered the Indian quick-service restaurant space with an in-house coffee chain called Matteo?

2. Which company has launched a new campaign ‘aman ki asha’?

3. According to a report last week, a new drug ‘Nuvigil’ from Cephalon could be the first medicine specifically approved by The Food and Drug Administration to combat what symptom? (hint: travel)

4. Which group has announced the signing up of actress Soha Ali Khan and cricketer Yuvraj Singh as brand ambassadors?

5. Ajit Rangnekar was last week appointed dean of which business school in India for a period of five years?

6. Which MNC last week agreed to buy the beer division of Formento Economico Mexicano SAB, Mexico’s second-biggest brewer?

7. Which mutual is claiming to have become India’s first to cross 1 crore investor accounts?

8. Which beverage brand last week launched a special edition bottle for the release of the movie ‘Chance Pe Dance’?

9. Which Indian company last week announced plans to launch a 24-hour news and current affairs channel in Bangladesh in partnership with Beximco Group?

10. Which company last week bought a 70% stake in Bangladesh’s Warid Telecom?

11. Dutch group SHV last week announced the acquisition of Chennai-based Caltex Gas India. Caltex is the wholly-owned unit of which MNC?

12. Sanjay Kapoor was last week elevated as CEO of which company?

13. Which company has agreed to buy Aircel Cellular’s tower business for Rs 8400 crore in an all-cash deal?

14. German carmaker BMW last week announced its decision to spread into the used-car segment in India. What will it be branded as?

15. Which automobile MNC last week named General Motor’s Nick Reilly as its new chief executive?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 303 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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