December 2, 2012

Biz Quizzard 453

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week November 26 - December 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. As per the latest data available with the World Federation of Exchange (WFE), which bourse is the world's top exchange in terms of the number of listed companies?

2. The world’s largest Audi showroom, in terms of new cars on display, is set to open its doors to customers on December 3. Which location?

3. Sonakshi Sinha and her mother Poonam Sinha will be seen sharing screen space together for the first time in a new campaign for which brand?

4. Deepak Iyer, a former PepsiCo official, has been appointed the new MD of the Indian operations of which MNC, effective January 2013?

5. Chitra Ramkrishna will be the managing director & CEO of which financial entity from April 1, 2013?

6. Mr Indravadan Modi passed away last week after a brief illness at 87. He was the founder of which company?

7. Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney was last week unexpectedly named as the next head of which central bank?

8. Which company has acquired, a lifestyle portal for men?

9. Which company has acquired majority stake in Thailand-based hotel aggregator and tour company ITC Group for $3.2 million?

10. Which business group has bought New York hotel Dream Downtown, owned by celebrated hotelier Vikram Chatwal, for $220 million?

11. Who has topped Forbes' list of the 25 highest-paid musicians in 2012?

12. Which company has created India’s largest men’s formal jacket, currently on display at a suburban mall in Mumbai?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 453 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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