November 14, 2011

Biz Quizzard 398

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

1. Which company has been ranked the country’s best company for investor-relations practices in the first-ever such ranking for India, compiled by Investor Relations Global Rankings?

2. Which company has struck an agreement with Claire’s Stores Inc, one of the world’s leading fashion jewellery and accessories retailers, to bring the brand to India?

3. Who has been appointed to the board of Warwick Business School, becoming the first Indian to be a part of the well-known British institution's board?

4. Sales of German-made Lunor Classic Rund PP have increased dramatically recently. Why?

5. According to the latest report of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), what important milestone did India cross in September?

6. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH) last week announced its entry in the breakfast space with the launch of oats under which brand?

7. Channels will go to press conference only if invited, story not to run on breaking news band, no astrology show to be done on this issue and the duration of story to be around a minute/90 seconds. These guidelines circulated by the Broadcast Editors’ Association are for which event?

8. Which well known sanitaryware brand has donned a new logo, the first time since its launch 31 years ago?

9. Manisha Girotra has quit as managing director and chairperson of the Indian operations of which MNC bank?

10. Which company has become the first corporate to set up a subsidiary that will run schools across the country?

11. Crane manufacturing company Anupam Industries has formed a new joint venture with which well known Japanese company to manufacture port cranes and material handling equipment for domestic and global markets?

12. Haresh Chawla has quit as the group chief executive officer of which media entity?

13. Rajesh Jejurikar has quit as the CEO of the automotive division of which company?

14. Which US-based consumer durables firm last week announced its entry into the Indian home appliances market?

15. Who has been named as the most powerful woman in Indian business according to Fortune magazine?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 398 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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