June 26, 2011

Biz Quizzard 378

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 20 - 25. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has topped the list of India's leading corporate brands, released by London-based company TLG Communications?

2. PNC Financial Services Group Inc is buying the US retail operations of which MNC bank for $3.45 billion?

3. Which MNC last week announced the acquisition of web management company FatWire Software?

4. Leading international business school INSEAD has honoured which business personality with its Business Leader for the World Award?

5. Which automobile brand is being advertised with the positioning of G&G – Genius (inside) & Gorgeous (outside)?

6. The Economic Times and The Great Place to Work Institute last week released their India’s Best Companies To Work For 2011 list. Which company has topped the list?

7. Which commercial vehicle manufacturer is all set to unveil its first sports utility vehicle in July?

8. Who has been appointed Unilever’s first chief operating officer?

9. Which media company in India last week unveiled its new brand identity with a new logo and tagline ‘Umeed Se Saje Zindagi’?

10. What will be the new name for Hero Honda Motors Ltd.?

11. Which company is promoting 'true blue', its newly-launched denim range?

12. JK Cement has signed on which celebrity as brand ambassador for a period of two years?

13. Which Canada-based digital accessories brand last week announced its foray into India to cash in on the multi-billion dollar opportunity in the information technology (IT) and telecom peripherals market?

14. Which brand was last week launched in India with the positioning 'Work smarter and play harder'?

15. Which company last week launched what it claims is India's biggest mobile gaming tournament across 11 cities?

16. Which fitness chain has forayed into franchises business with the brand 'Hi-Fi'?

17. Which brand is being advertised (TVC currently on air) as ‘India's First Cloud Campus’?

18. Which MNC celebrated the birth centenary of its founder on June 23 by rolling out an OOH campaign in Mumbai?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 378 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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