November 14, 2010

Biz Quizzard 346

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week November 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Pantaloons Femina Miss India – Earth 2010, Nicole Faria can be seen in the ‘Snap On’ campaign (TVC currently on air) for which MNC?

2. Which MNC last week released a print ad with the headline ‘The Most Powerful Seat in the Free World’ on the occasion of President Obama’s India visit?

3. Which company has been ranked the world’s top oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) firm by global energy research agency Platts?

4. According to a report last week, which business group will be rolling out a new corporate campaign ‘udna hai, aaj bhi’ this month?

5. Which MNC will buy US natural gas producer Atlas Energy for $3.2 billion?

6. Which MNC expects to pay 3.5 billion euro to acquire Europe’s largest independent auto dealer, Porsche Holding Salzburg?

7. According to a report last week, which bank has sought the approval of RBI to hive off its IT activities into an independent subsidiary?

8. Which company last week announced it would come out with the world’s first ‘jewellery car’?

9. Who has again been named the highest-grossing celebrity of last year in Forbes’ annual Hollywood rich list?

10. Which company last week acquired Hyderabad-based tech staffing company Magna Infotech for Rs 100 crore?

11. Which MNC has decided to acquire a 74% stake in India’s largest air caterer, Skygourmet, from the Indian Hospitality Corp (IHC) for about Rs 400 crore?

12. Which company last week announced that it has sold its Rath vanaspati brand to edible oil maker Cargill India?

13. Which Indian business personality would be presented the Dwight d Eisenhower global award for leadership in New York on November 17?

14. According to a recent report, which is the world’s biggest bank?

15. Which publishing group in India has unveiled a new logo and identity?

16. Reliance Broadcast Network’s (RBN’s) initiative in the digital space, BIG Digital, launched India’s first ever talk internet radio last week. What has it been branded as?

17. Which MNC Electronics and appliances-maker last week announced its entry into the Indian mobile handset market?

18. Which advertising agency’s chairman and chief executive officer, Tom Bernardin, and chief creative officer, Mark Tutssel, were in India last week to launch their book, HumanKind?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 346 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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