January 31, 2010

Biz Quizzard 305

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Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week January 25 - 30. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which actor has replaced Hrithik Roshan as the brand ambassador of ITC’s John Players?

2. Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business (ISB) has once again been featured in the Financial Times Global MBA ranking, the third time in a row. At what position has it been ranked at?

3. Which international airline last week announced operations from six new routes in India advertising fares starting from Rs 2,999 to Malaysia?

4. What unique distinction did Vijay Mallya-led United Spirits (USL) achieve for the year ending 2009?

5. David Smith last week stepped down as the CEO of which automobile company?

6. What distinction did Maruti Suzuki achieve in 2009 in relation to its Japanese parent Suzuki?

7. Which company last week entered an agreement to acquire Anagram Capital for Rs 164 crore?

8. Maya Entertainment, the film and animation studio company promoted by Ketan Mehta and Deepa Sahi, last week sold its education business to which company?

9. Which film will become the first bollywood flick to be simultaneously premiered on YouTube on February 5?

10. Apple Computer last week introduced its much-awaited tablet computer. What has it been branded as?

11. The US Senate last week backed whom for a second term as the head of Federal Reserve?

12. Which former union minister has been, according to a report last week, hired as a co-pilot by IndiGo Airlines on an honorary basis?

Please mail your answers before or on next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 305 as the subject. Please note that the answers are mailed to only those who attempt the quiz within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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