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October 14, 2018

Biz Quizzard 759

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period October 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Who has been appointed as the first United Nations in India Young Business Champion for sustainable development goals (SDGs)?

2. Bata has roped in which actor as brand ambassador to promote its men’s casual range of footwear?

3. Which footwear maker has launched the campaign ‘#ChalBadhChal’, featuring Roshni Misbah, who's become quite popular as a hijabi biker?

4. Which company has signed a pact to buy the assets of Pune-based Skeiron Green Renewables in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka?

5. The philanthropic and CSR arm of which company has launched Aarohan Social Innovation Awards?

6. Hyundai is all set to relaunch the refurbished Santro. Which date?

7. Which online company has launched a campaign with brand ambassador Diana Penty for gift cards?

8. Which radio broadcasting company has appointed Abraham Thomas as its chief executive officer?

9. Which Australian firm will roll out ChuChu TV toys across activity and learning, figures, dolls and plush in key markets of US, India, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand?

10. Sunil Bhaskaran, a Tata Steel veteran, has been selected as the new chief executive and managing director of which airline?

11. Which company has acquired Tom & Jerry Creche, a Bengaluru-based chain of B2B childcare centres?

12. Which blockchain company has launched the world’s first KYC-compliant blockchain, Belrium, in the Indian market?

13. Which company has announced an agreement to acquire the India medical diagnostics business of Quest Diagnostics, a provider of diagnostic information services?

14. Which company has acquired Mumbai-based online mutual fund (MF) platform Clearfunds in an all-stock deal to enter the wealth management space?

15. Which celebrity is the co-owner of the Pune franchise of the Premier Badminton League?

16. Which global private equity investor has acquired Manjushree Technopack, India’s largest rigid plastic packaging solution provider, in a deal worth $190 million (about Rs 1,400 crore)?

17. Which Japanese high-end whisky distiller will launch its brands in the domestic market?

18. Which automobile MNC has appointed Sajeev Rajasekharan as managing director for India?

19. Philips has roped in which celebrity as brand ambassador for its air purifier business?

20. Which company has launched the first ever single debit-cum-credit card in the country?

21. Which company has formed a 60:40 joint venture with Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation to expand its crop care business?

22. United Breweries Limited (UBL) has forayed into the non-alcoholic beverage segment with the launch of which brand in Ahmedabad, Gujarat?

23. An Airbus jetliner arrived in Newark on October 12 after a nearly 18-hour trip from Singapore, completing the world’s longest commercial flight. Which airline?

24. Which business group is set to acquire the European assets of ArcelorMittal, as it pushes for expansion on the European mainland?

25. Which MNC has named its first Indian global chief executive, Milind Pant, effective January 2019?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 759 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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