June 23, 2013

Biz Quizzard 482

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 17 - 22. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has entered into a global alliance with Spain-based CIE Automotive for its automotive components business?

2. Which MNC recently unveiled the world's biggest container ship?

3. Which international hospitality chain will bring all of its seven brands to India in the next three years to increase the footprint here?

4. Who has been named the chief advisor to AirAsia India?

5. Which iconic Los Angeles-based burger chain is entering India?

6. The Times Group has launched its foray into the education sector with which brand?

7. Maruti Suzuki India recently launched a CNG variant of which brand?

8. Which brewery firm has appointed Grant Liversage as the managing director?

9. The world’s three biggest operators in which industry have entered into an alliance - P3 alliance - to reduce fuel consumption and improve service and operations?

10. Vijayawada-based construction group LEPL has announced the launch of its no-frills airline which will connect cities in the South. What has it been branded as?

11. Which media conglomerate has unveiled its new corporate brand identity and positioning ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’?

12. Which MNC is entering the mobile handset retail market in India through stores called Android Nation, in partnership with BK Modi's Spice Global?

13. Which MNC has named current India president & CEO Atul Singh as deputy president, Pacific Group, an elevation that involves him overseeing operations in over 10 countries, including India and China?

14. Manu Anand has resigned as the region president for India and South Asia at which MNC?

15. Which Indian business personality has signed up to a new global experiment christened Plan B, which seeks to infuse businesses with a new DNA that puts people and the planet alongside profits?

16. Which milestone has Facebook reached in terms of advertisers?

17. Which company last week unveiled its new customer-focused strategy – Horizonext?

18. Which airline has received the ‘World’s Best Airline’ award at the 2013 World Airline Awards by Skytrax?

19. An Italian court has sentenced which well known personalities from the fashion industry to one year and eight months in prison for tax evasion of €200 million ($268 million)?

20. Naspers, a South African company with interests in the Internet and the media, has acquired which online portal through its Indian subsidiary, ibibo Group?

21. Which automobile brand is being advertised with the baseline 'EVERYBODY LOVES A SPORT'?

22. Former defense secretary Vijay Singh has joined the board of which business group?

23. Which well-known clothing brand from India opened its first outlet in Pakistan last week?

24. Delhi's Connaught Place is the fifth most expensive office destination in the world, according to global property consultant CBRE. Which location is the most expensive?

25. Which company has merged its loyalty programmes across three brands into one Encircle Loyalty card?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 482 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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