June 5, 2011

Biz Quizzard 375

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 30 - June 04. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Tata Nano began its first export sales recently. Which country?

2. Gorgio De Roni, a former chief revenue officer of Italian airline Air One, has been appointed CEO of which airline in India?

3. Japan’s Kokuyo Co. will pick up a 50.3% stake in which Indian company for Rs 366 crore?

4. UK-based Serco Group has bought out the stake of private equity firm Blackstone and other shareholders in which Indian BPO firm for Rs 2,861 crore?

5. Which MNC has bought a 74% stake in inverter maker Luminous Power Technologies for Rs 1,400 crore?

6. According to a report last week, PepsiCo India has discretely launched a new potato chip brand that is 40% cheaper than its flagship Lays. Name the brand?

7. Intel has unveiled a new category of laptops that it says will include the best features of tablets. What will they be called?

8. Which automobile brand is being advertised with the baseline ‘Drive the change’?

9. Which company, in its biggest overseas buy, has acquired 51% stake in a leading pan-African hair care company, Darling Group Holdings for over Rs 500 crore?

10. D'Damas, one of India's leading diamond jewellery brands has roped in which celebrity as the new face of the brand?

11. Which MNC has agreed to buy German electronics retailer Medion AG for around $900 million?

12. Which MNC is entering the rapidly growing tablet market with launch of ‘Thrive’ in July?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 375 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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