June 30, 2013

Biz Quizzard 483

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 24 - 29. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has topped the 2013 ‘India’s Best Companies To Work For’ list by The Economic Times and The Great Place To Work Institute study?

2. Which Bangalore-based company has acquired start-up venture Adepto Solutions, which offers a platform to launch customised applications on Facebook?

3. What is unique about the class of 2015 at Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode (IIM-K)?

4. Which online marketplace has launched SafeShip, a fulfilment platform for sellers?

5. Which company is readying a big push into the small but high-growth Indian fragrance market under the brand Skin?

6. Which FMCG brand has roped in just-released film Raanjhanaa’s lead pair Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor as brand ambassadors?

7. The board of directors of Titan Industries last week decided (subject to shareholder approval) to change the company name. What is the new name?

8. Which Coimbatore-based company has launched traditional South Indian crispy snacks under ‘Kaarams’ brand?

9. Sanjiv Sud will be the new head for the consumer banking business in India for which MNC?

10. Which dairy brand will commence marketing camel milk from August 15?

11. Which company is acquiring GateGuru, a mobile application for flight and airport information?

12. Raj Jain has quit as the chief executive of which company?

13. Which MNC has been ranked as the world’s most competitive steelmaker by World Steel Dynamics (WSD)?

14. Which forging and integrated auto component manufacturer has acquired a 51.27% stake in JMT Auto for about Rs 110 crore?

15. Which company has rolled out the first-ever white label Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) network under the brand Indicash?

16. Who has topped the inaugural Forbes list of ‘Top 100 Indian leaders in the UAE’?

17. Which company has named Satish Pai as the next chief executive officer of its aluminium business in India?

18. Which Italian automaker is shifting its focus from the elite to the merely wealthy with a mid-sized sedan called the Ghibli?

19. Italian car-maker Fiat plans to launch which SUV brand in India by the end of this calendar year?

20. H&R Johnson (India) has signed up which celebrity as its brand ambassador?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 483 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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