February 26, 2012

Biz Quizzard 413

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

1. Which company has struck an equal joint venture with Nasdaq-listed Iconix Brand Group acquiring the ownership and management rights of 20 international lifestyle brands for India?

2. Which celebrity has been roped in as the brand ambassador for the inaugural edition of World Series Hockey (WSH)?

3. Saevus Wildlife, along with which anchor sponsor, has launched wildlife and natural history magazine Saevus?

4. William Weldon will step down as the CEO of which well known MNC in April?

5. Which online portal has a new brand identity including a new logo and tagline, 'Delightful discoveries. Everyday.'?

6. Which basketball legend has filed a lawsuit in China against Qiaodan Sports, a Chinese sportswear company, accusing the firm of unauthorised use of his name?

7. Which company last week unveiled a technology partnership with Formula One motor racing, a further sign of the sport's growing appeal in emerging markets?

8. Which metro network has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest driverless metro network in the world spanning 74.695 km?

9. Which business personality has been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011?

10. Which business group has launched a new brand identity in line with a new motto “Thinking big. Doing better.”?

11. Family salon and spa Naturals has signed up which actress as its brand ambassador?

12. Which company last week said it has forayed into the premium bicycle market by launching a new product - Red Dot - priced at Rs 43,000?

13. Which automobile brand is being advertised with the baseline ‘Simply Clever’?

14. Which global sport lifestyle brand has roped in actor Chitrangada Singh as brand ambassador for its ‘running and fitness’ category?

15. The Vedanta Group is merging its which two entities in India to create a company that is the seventh largest global diversified natural resources major in operating profit terms?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 413 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

p.s. answers are mailed to only those who attempt the quiz within the given time

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