January 8, 2012

Biz Quizzard 406

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week January 02 - 07. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The afaqs Buzziest Brands of the Year 2011 list has been released. Which brand has retained the top spot?

2. Which business personality has launched an e-learning training centre, Finance Control and Accounting Learning Academy, along with Harvard Business School, PWC and Finitiatives Learning India?

3. Southern superstar Ileana D'cruz has been signed as the brand ambassador by which jewellery company?

4. Which automobile brand is being advertised (TVC currently on air) with the baseline 'Be The Force'?

5. Nargis Fakhri can be seen in the TVC (currently on air) for which hair care brand?

6. Which skincare chain has announced a complete revamp of its brand identity including a new logo and tagline ‘Love what you see’?

7. Which company has inked a MoU with Mumbai University for the restoration of the iconic Rajabai Clock Tower and Library in co-ordination with the Indian Heritage Society, Mumbai?

8. Which global nutrition company has signed up tennis player Somdev Devvarman as its brand ambassador?

9. The British monarch has awarded a knighthood to Jonathan Paul Ive. He is the head of which MNC’s design team?

10. Andasol, a solar power station in Spain, became operational recently. What is its claim to fame?

11. Which company has acquired more than 500 films from Colors in a deal believed to be worth Rs 350-400 crore?

12. A division bench of the Delhi High Court has allowed which MNC to use numeral 8 as part of its product name ‘Palone 8’ in its original writing and colouring style?

13. Which bank will soon join social media platform Facebook, where it plans to allow its customers to access their bank accounts, among other services?

14. JP Morgan Asset Management has recently invested Rs 100 crore in Leap Green Energy Pvt Ltd. The company is promoted by which well known sports personality’s family?

15. In a mega media deal, which company will help broadcaster Network18 fund the purchase of a leading regional language rival, Eenadu, while at the same time ensuring a stake for itself in Network18’s expanded business?

16. Which MNC has named Scott Thompson, president of eBay’s PayPal division, as its new CEO?

17. Which company has launched India's first online movie-on-demand service?

18. Which recently well known personality is set to be the face of Vedanta Foundation?

19. Which MNC plans to foray into the Indian used-car market with the launch of its 'Das WeltAuto'?

20. A restaurant in Bengaluru called Raj Bhog is in news for introducing a variant of a popular dish priced at 1,011 rupees. What is it?

21. Which company has introduced 110cc mass motorcycle Dream Yuga at the auto expo?

22. Which company plans to enter the multi-passenger segment with its all-new Ertiga?

23. Which MNC unveiled its concept multi-purpose vehicle ‘Hexa Space’ at the 11th Auto Expo in New Delhi?

24. Which company has launched its Avanti sports car at the auto expo?

25. Bajaj Auto, the world’s largest three-wheeler manufacturer, unveiled a four-wheeler intra-city passenger vehicle last week. What has it been branded as?

26. Which MNC launched its Sail hatchback last week?

27. Which MNC unveiled a seven-seater car 'Evalia' at the Auto Expo?

28. Which MNC has launched its global compact SUV EcoSport in India?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 406 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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