April 8, 2012

Biz Quizzard 419

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

1. Which brand has entered the brown beverage market with the launch of its protein-rich product for children?

2. Kolkata-based FMCG firm Emami is foraying into the glucose energy drink category under which brand?

3. Gautam Kiyawat has been appointed as the new CEO of which media agency?

4. Which media conglomerate has acquired Suvi Info Management (Indore) Pvt Ltd whose subsidiary Naidunia Media Ltd publishes Hindi daily 'Nai Dunia' in Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh?

5. Which broadcaster has won the much–awaited bid for BCCI’s television, mobile and internet rights for all international and national matches to be played in India for the next six years?

6. Which MNC bank has appointed Stuart Milne to head its Indian operations as chief executive officer?

7. Which MNC has announced Hironori Kanayama as the new CEO for its car operations in India?

8. S Narsing Rao has been appointed chairman and managing director of which company for a five-year term?

9. Which e-commerce portal has acquired esportsbuy.com, an online sports goods retailer founded by two IIT alumni?

10. Which two well known companies have got into a tie-up to collaborate in setting up a chain of beauty and wellness formats across the country?

11. Madhu Kannan, the managing director of BSE, will join which business group as group head, business development?

12. Which company last week entered the tablet PC market by launching FunBook, priced at just Rs 6,499?

13. Which company will be title partner for Kings XI Punjab team in IPL 5?

14. Which automobile MNC is set to build its first pure sports car since 1975 as it bids to take on the giants of the sector?

15. Toyota Kirloskar has roped in which cricketer as its brand ambassador?

16. Which company has acquired UK-based provider of ship control and automation systems Thalest for £3 million (Rs 24 crore), to use the British firm’s technology for commercial and naval ships?

17. Who has been promoted as the joint managing director of Future Group from April 1?

18. Which automobile major has launched a new global brand campaign called 'Live Brilliant'?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 419 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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