March 13, 2011

Biz Quizzard 363

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week March 07 - 12. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which Las Vegas-based hotel has firmed up plans to check into the hospitality district near the international airport in Delhi?

2. Which MNC plans to acquire Italy’s Bulgari, the world’s third biggest jeweller, for about euro 3.7 billion ($5.2 billion)?

3. KR Kim, the former CEO of LG India and Videocon Industries, is joining which credit rating firm in India?

4. Which company last week inked a strategic alliance with global networking company Cisco to provide a host of services, including cloud computing, entertainment, smart cities, virtual dealerships and sports?

5. Which company has signed Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha as the new brand ambassador of its newly acquired brand Fem?

6. Which company has surpassed McDonald’s to become the largest restaurant chain on the planet?

7. Which business personality has remained the richest person in the world with $74 billion in assets in the US magazine Forbes’ annual list of world’s top billionaires?

8. Which company will launch Divo, a luxury AC coach meant for intercity long-distance operations, in the first quarter of the next financial year?

9. Which business group has reached a deal to acquire majority stake in Zimbabwe Iron & Steel Company (Zisco)?

10. Which MNC last week launched its S60 luxury sedan in India?

11. PM Murthy is the Business Standard CEO of the year. He is the MD & CEO of which company?

12. Which automobile MNC has roped in singer Shaan to hum its new positioning (TVC currently on air)?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 363 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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