June 19, 2011

Biz Quizzard 377

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 13 - 18. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which international celebrity is all set to be the face of Dior VIII watch collection?

2. Which MNC has agreed to buy global footwear and apparel company Timberland for $1.8 billion?

3. Which company last week said it had acquired Italy-based jewellery firm DIT Group, which owns brands like Stefan Hafner, for $11 million?

4. Which MNC has signed a deal to buy US-based software development firm Telcordia?

5. Which company last week unveiled valueabled.com, a forum for Indians, especially the youth, to come forth, discuss and debate on the values and beliefs that shape up lives today?

6. Actor Anushka Sharma can be seen in the television commercial (currently on air) for which skincare brand?

7. Which company, leader in the premium refined oil segment, last week announced its foray into a new category with the launch of its cooking spray?

8. John Abraham is endorsing which electronics company’s Grooming Range for men?

9. Which MNC has announced that it had signed a deal to buy display advertising company Admeld for $400 million?

10. Amitabh Bachchan has been re-signed as the brand ambassador for which writing instrument brand?

11. In what seems to be a first-in-its-kind instance, which company has roped in Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor to head its media and entertainment business that includes television broadcasting and film production?

12. Which infrastructure group/company has unveiled a new brand identity comprising a new logo, with the new tagline 'Always Inspiring'?

13. What milestone has Nissan India crossed from the Renault Nissan Alliance plant at Oragadam, near Chennai?

14. Which MNC last week re-entered the Indian banking sector after a decade, opening its first branch in Mumbai?

15. Which MNC celebrated its 100 years on June 16?

16. Which MNC is bringing its tablet ‘Flyer’ to India in the next few weeks?

17. Which well known film maker is all set to enter the multiplex business under the Mukta Cinemas brand?

18. Which airline in India last week placed an order worth $7.2 billion with Airbus for 72 planes?

19. The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) will exclude which two companies from its benchmark index Sensex effective August 8?

20. Which MNC has launched a new range in its G-Shock category of wrist watches with Ranvijay Singh of ‘Roadies’ fame as its brand ambassador for the country?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizard 377 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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