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April 26, 2015

Biz Quizzard 578

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week April 20 - 25. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which upcoming Hollywood film has emerged as the most-marketed movie in India, tying up with 50 brands for promotions?

2. Which investment fund has put in its first investment, an undisclosed amount as seed funding in the mobile phone-based beauty and wellness platform Vyomo?

3. Which brand has been the best selling car in India in 2014-15?

4. Which Indian company has launched its own proprietary social platform, Knome, for company communication?

5. Which hospitality major has launched a new corner restaurant 'Kona' at its property in London?

6. Which media group has roped in Vikram Sakhuja, global strategic development officer at GroupM, as chief executive officer and board member?

7. Which MNC is set to become the first carmaker in India to voluntarily fit anti-lock braking systems (ABS) in all its locally made vehicles?

8. Which company has acquired 51% stake in Bengaluru-based LED and solar lighting products maker Promptec Renewable Energy Solutions for an enterprise value of Rs 65 crore?

9. Mindtree co-founder Anjan Lahiri has been appointed as the chief executive officer of which IT services company?

10. Which brand will become the first Indian apparel brand to sell at and have stores within Selfridges, the premium department stores chain in UK?

11. Which company has launched a first-of-its-kind policy to cover expenses for weight loss surgery up to Rs 2.5 lakh?

12. World-renowned circus troupe Cirque du Soleil has signed a deal to sell a majority stake to which U.S. private equity firm?

13. Which automobile MNC has released a new brand signature – Passion for life?

14. Which bank, in collaboration with Tech Mahindra, launched a payment service ‘Tap-n-Pay’ based on the near-field communications (NFC) technology?

15. WhatsApp, the social messaging app now owned by Facebook, has hit which monthly active user mark?

16. Which Italian pen maker has formed a 51:49 joint venture with Matrix Distributors in India?

17. Which Nasdaq-listed company has acquired travel planning website Mygola?

18. Which MNC last week exited India through the largest bulk deal on Dalal Street till date?

19. Which country is to become the first in the world to switch off FM radio in 2017 as it goes completely digital?

20. Which MNC has launched its 'Make it Happen' campaign, featuring Kangana Ranaut and Saina Nehwal in different videos?

21. Which MNC has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox to enhance its mobile security portfolio?

22. Which company has become the first Indian online travel agency to feature on Apple Watch?

23. Which brand has launched an innovative on-ground activity 'Wash Your Bill', where participants could quash their bill at an expensive restaurant by merely washing a few utensils?

24. Which celebrity is set to start his own chain of gyms and fitness centres under the brand name Chisel?

25. Which MNC has acquired US-based NexTable, an online table reservation platform?

26. Which cloud solutions provider has entered into an asset purchase agreement with the U.S.-headquartered mobile apps company Cintel Systems?

27. Bathroom products company HSIL Limited has roped in which celebrity as brand ambassador for the 'hindware' brand?

28. Which MNC is buying Taxon Biosciences Inc, a California-based microbiome discovery company for development of biological crop products?

29. Which apparel brand has launched its latest campaign titled ‘The Bold New Professional’?

30. Which MNC has unveiled a US wireless service, called Project Fi, as it looks for new ways to extend its reach in mobile?

31. Multi Screen Media (MSM) and BBC Worldwide have announced a strategic partnership to launch a new premium factual television channel in India. What has it been branded as?

32. Which model from Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi made its international debut in India last week?

33. Which media personality has launched EazyDiner, a restaurant reservation and concierge services platform?

34. Which company has emerged as the most attractive employer in the country, according to leading human resource consultancy Randstad?

35. Which Bengaluru-based healthcare technology start-up has announced the acquisition of Delhi-NCR based wellness solution provider FitHo Wellness?

36. Which Delhi-based automobile component manufacturer and engineering services provider last week announced its foray into the solar energy sector?

37. Facebook unveiled a new voice-calling app for Android phones last week. What is it called?

38. Online restaurant guide Zomato has entered into a global partnership with which company to enable users book cabs to the restaurant they are planning to eat at?

39. The family members of the owner of the D-Mart chain of supermarkets are buying the majority stake in which 115-year old retailer?

40. A consortium of PE investors led by Advent International along with Temasek has bought the consumer business of which company from Avantha Group for Rs 2000 crore?

41. Which company has entered into a strategic partnership with Australian construction company, Brookfield Multiplex, to deliver a range of commercial and retail, healthcare and tourism and leisure projects in India?

42. Which MNC will sell its Snapfish online photo business to former owner District Photo as it prepares to split into two companies?

43. Which bag maker has launched a new campaign urging consumers to ‘Play The Life Game’?

44. Which motorcycle brand has launched a new campaign with the positioning ‘Itna stylish ki seeti toh bajegi apne aap’?

45. Which company has agreed to buy Kallidus Inc, a US-based digital and mobile commerce solutions provider, for about $120 million?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 578 as the subject.

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