October 29, 2017

Biz Quizzard 709

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period October 23 - 28. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which brand has launched the ad ‘Cool Mom’ featuring Sridevi to promote its recently launched 'Snacky Oats'?

2. Flipkart's former chief operating officer Nitin Seth has joined which technology services firm as its chief executive officer?

3. Which MNC bank has appointed Jayant Rikhye as its next India chief executive?

4. Which beverage brand has launched the film titled ‘The Man who planted a Forest’ showcasing the journey of Jadav Payeng, the forest man of India?

5. Assam Tourism has launched its new multimedia campaign with its brand ambassador Priyanka Chopra. What is the tagline?

6. Which footwear brand has unveiled its new logo and has roped in Varun Dhawan and actress Aisha Sharma as brand ambassadors?

7. Which paint brand recently launched an on-ground campaign titled ‘Making our world #AShadeBetter’ at the Terminal 1 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport?

8. Which MNC has launched energy drink Sting, one of its global brands, in India?

9. Which MNC recently launched its snack/cereal hybrid Chocos Fills in India?

10. Tata Starbucks last week inaugurated a new store in Mumbai. What was special about this store?

11. Bollywood couple Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover are endorsing which condom brand?

12. Which sports drinks brand has roped in javelin throw athlete and junior world record holder Neeraj Chopra as brand ambassador?

13. PepsiCo India has launched its vitamin-fortified water product. What has it been branded as?

14. Mr Rasiklal M Dhariwal passed away in Pune last week. He was the CMD of which business group?

15. Which business services provider last week announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Mumbai-based Vedang Cellular Services?

16. Which contract research and development company has launched a mobile application, e Cule, for drug discovery services?

17. Which Indian Super League franchise last week announced actor Arjun Kapoor as the new co-owner of the club?

18. Which condom brand has launched its new campaign #ShutThePhoneUp targeted at young couples across the country?

19. Which business group-backed allAyurveda(dot)com, a health portal providing holistic solutions towards natural living, has appointed Sandeep Bali as its new CEO?

20. Which company last week became the first Indian company to touch Rs. 6-lakh crore in market capitalization?

21. Which country has become the first country to give a robot citizenship?

22. Which MNC has recently changed its name in China from Maidanglao to Jingongmen?

23. Which company in India has decided to launch chopper bikes (modified bikes)?

24. Saudi Arabia last week announced plans for a $500 billion mega-city that will ultimately be listed on financial markets. What has it been named?

25. Which footwear brand has launched its new campaign ‘Find Your Pair’, with two films featuring Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra as brand ambassadors?

26. Which security solutions company has launched a multi-city consumer awareness campaign #IAmSecure?

27. Mr Gautam Adhikari passed away in Mumbai last week. He was the chairman and whole time director of which media group?

28. A watch that once belonged to Paul Newman last week became the most expensive wristwatch ever sold in an auction as it fetched $17.8 million in New York. Which brand?

29. Which Indian automobile company has entered into an exclusive partnership with Motoplex S.A.S of Grupo Bonanza, a leading automobile business house in the Dominican Republic?

30. With current brand value of USD 37.2 million, which sports personality has topped this year’s Forbes Fab 40 list?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 709 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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