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January 18, 2015

Biz Quizzard 564

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week January 12 - 17. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which district has become the first district in the country to be linked to the National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN), which will ensure broadband connection to rural areas of the district?

2. Which company and US-based SunEdison will establish a joint venture for building the largest vertically integrated solar photovoltaic manufacturing facility in India?

3. Which microfinance lender has bagged an Rs 600 crore investment, clinching the single largest funding deal in India's microfinance sector?

4. Which US pharmaceutical company has agreed to buy NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc for $5.2 billion in its biggest acquisition yet?

5. Who has been conferred “Governor of the Year” award by the British journal Central Banking?

6. Which DTH operator has launched India’s first 4K set top box?

7. Which company has acquired Seattle-based food portal Urbanspoon in a $60-million (Rs `370 crore) all cash deal?

8. Which bank has launched a savings bank account, Jifi Saver, which can be managed via social networking websites such as Twitter & Facebook?

9. Which iconic luxury footwear brand from UK is entering into India as a result of an exclusive distribution tie-up with Heel & Buckle?

10. Which brand has launched a global campaign ‘Use Your And’ to inspire women and girls to stand up against one-dimensional labels and encourage them to unleash the innate potential inside them?

11. Which retail chain has reportedly roped in Sonam Kapoor as brand ambassador?

12. Which portal has launched two new television commercials – ‘Sushil Bachcha’ and ‘Pati Parmeshwar Not’?

13. Which state last week lifted its 17 year old ban on alcohol?

14. Tarun Rai is the new South Asia CEO of which advertising agency?

15. SsangYong Motor Co, the South Korean automaker owned by Mahindra & Mahindra, last week launched a compact SUV. What has it been branded as?

16. Which brand has launched its new campaign ‘Yeh Game Hi Hai... Taste Ka’, ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015?

17. Which MNC last week introduced its flight search tool for Indian Internet users?

18. Which brand has recently launched a new website called fitfoodie.in for food lovers?

19. Which life insurance company has launched its latest campaign "Befikar, Umar Bhar"?

20. Which company last week launched its ready-to-drink juices under the brand B Natural in the South?

21. Which premium Spanish apparel brand has entered India?

22. Which media entity has appointed AP Parigi as its group chief executive?

23. Which MNC will stop selling holidays to customers in India and several other countries as it exits its tour operating business?

24. Which company last week announced the creation of a $250 million (Rs. 1,550 crore) ‘Innovate in India Fund’?

25. Which business group has made a foray into the real estate space, deciding to build a residential-cum-commercial property in Haldia?

26. Which FMCG major has hired Ashish Joshi, a senior executive at Colgate Palmolive, as chief operating officer (COO) for its Southeast Asia business?

27. Nissan India has decided to phase out which luxury brand in India?

28. Which housing finance company has appointed Harshil Mehta as CEO?

29. Which restaurant chain has launched a new campaign titled ‘One is Good, Two is Better’?

30. Preeti Reddy has been named the new president of which global market research agency?

31. PepsiCo has signed up actor Anushka Sharma to endorse which brand?

32. Which business personality is set to enter the education sector with U Education, an online portal focusing on higher education?

33. Which company last week launched what it claimed as the country’s first Anti Lift Tractors?

34. BlackBerry last week launched its newest creation in India. What has it been branded as?

35. The railways last week launched a train on the Rewari-Rohtak section of northern zone. Why did this make news?

36. Which restaurant chain has launched its new campaign ‘Feed your Fire’?

37. Which company has entered into a strategic partnership with Whitmore, a global producer of lubrication-centric reliability products, to market the latter's products in the Indian market?

38. Which MNC last week launched its limited edition sports car R8 LMX, priced at Rs 2.97 crore (ex-showroom Delhi)?

39. Anupam Shrivastava has been appointed as the new CMD of which public sector entity?

40. The number of Indian tourists visiting the US will cross which milestone mark in 2015 for the first time, according to ‘Brand USA’, a public-private tourism organization?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 564 as the subject.

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