July 24, 2011

Biz Quizzard 382

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week July 18 - 23. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company will pay about Rs 270 crore to acquire Gulistan, a three-storey bungalow on Napean Sea Road in Mumbai, where its group vice-chairman was born and lives as a tenant?

2. Harbhajan Singh has served a notice on which company for a spoof ad which makes fun of him?

3. Which company has acquired the 146 existing catalogues of leading Tamil music label Think Music owned by Chennai-based Sathyam Cinemas?

4. Which Indian business group has tied up with German firm Loyalty Partner to launch a common loyalty card programme across its various retail formats?

5. In which city will McDonald’s open its biggest ever branch?

6. Which MNC last week said it planned to buy US-based technology company iGware for $320 million?

7. Which company has created a separate unit called ‘U & Us’, which will enable its customers to co-create home furniture and interiors?

8. Which MNC is launching a special packaging for its product to mark the soon expected event of Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th international century?

9. Which company has recently launched a one of its kind double fragrance talcum powder, Cool Duet?

10. Which airline last week became the first carrier in the world to offer regular scheduled flights running on biofuel, with four daily round trips between Hamburg and Frankfurt?

11. Which company last week launched India's first 24x7 HD sports channels?

12. Which company has taken control of media firm Amar Chitra Katha Pvt Ltd (ACK)?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 382 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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