October 22, 2017

Biz Quizzard 708

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period October 16 - 21. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which bank is acquiring micro lender Bharat Financial Inclusion in an all-stock deal?

2. You can work this out. Mohey from the house of Manyavar has signed on which actress as brand ambassador?

3. Which television channel has donned a new logo and an all-new tagline – Aaj Likhenge Kal?

4. Which healthy and innovative kitchen appliances brand has launched the campaign "Gift Heath this Diwali"?

5. Which think-tank and lobby group set up by internet companies like Flipkart and Ola has roped in former IAS officer and economist Gyanendra Badgaiyan as the CEO?

6. Which mobility solutions company has appointed former VP of Nihilent Technologies, Ravi Teja as its new CEO?

7. Which mattress brand has launched the campaign 'Ek Koshish, Ma Jaisa Aaraam Dene Ki'?

8. Which air conditioning and engineering services provider has elevated COO Pradeep Bakshi as the managing director and chief executive officer from February?

9. Actress Jyothika has been announced as which television channel’s first-ever brand ambassador?

10. Which brand has topped the 2017 Authentic Brands Study for India, released by global communications agency Cohn & WolfeCohn & Wolfe?

11. Which full-service law firm and Delhi-headquartered multi-speciality firm Arthe Law are set to merge on November 1?

12. Which MNC is acquiring a 74% stake in Yoho - the student living business of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG) - for Rs 350 crore?

13. Which company has entered into an agreement with Godfrey Phillips India (GPI) to acquire the latter's packed tea brands at a total consideration of Rs 20 crore?

14. Which MNC has acquired anonymous teen compliment app tbh?

15. Which MNC has unveiled its new brand identity that builds on its well established reputation and 50-year technology heritage?

16. Which smartphone maker has launched a campaign with two television commercials - 'Mom's Bothie' and '#UniteForLove'?

17. Which hypermarket chain has launched its new digital campaign, #HarDilRoshanKaro?

18. Which independent power producer last week said it has commissioned the country's tallest and Asia Pacific's second tallest met mast at Maniyachi in the KayatharTuticorin belt of Tamil Nadu?

19. Which US spirits maker has acquired a significant strategic stake in John Distilleries (JDL), India's fifth-largest liquor company and owner of Paul John Single Malt?

20. Which entity last week launched India’s first commodity options in gold, giving stakeholders a new set of financial instruments to hedge their price risks?

21. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has rolled out a polyester brand. Name it?

22. Which manufacturer of paper packaging materials has diversified into production of biodegradable and eco-friendly tableware under the brand ‘Chuk’?

23. Which apparel retailer has launched the campaign #NayiWaliDiwali with the thought "Who needs fireworks, when your family is full of fireworks!”?

24. Which online jewellery retailer has launched the campaign #GetDiwaliReady?

25. Kenneth I Chenault will retire next year as the chairman and chief executive of which MNC?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 708 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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