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October 21, 2018

Biz Quizzard 760

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period October 15 - 20. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which antiseptic brand has introduced braille-enabled packs on World Sight Day?

2. Which wires brand has launched its new campaign, starring brand ambassador Amitabh Bachchan?

3. IIFL India Private Equity Fund has acquired about three-fourths of the total shareholding in which non-banking finance company for about Rs 100 crore?

4. Dish TV India Limited has launched its new campaign ‘Dish nahi dishkiyaon’, featuring which new brand ambassador?

5. Sugar Free has launched a ayurvedic variant. What has it been branded as?

6. Tesla has filed an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office to trademark for a Tesla-branded tequila. Name the brand?

7. After launching operations in the UK, Softbank-backed OYO Hotels has forayed into which country?

8. Which hyperlocal subscription-based delivery startup has acquired Hyderabad-based WakeupBasket in a cash-and-equity deal?

9. Alten Calsoft Labs, a subsidiary the $2.2-billion French IT firm Alten Group, has acquired which Bengaluru-based chip design company?

10. Paul Allen died last week of cancer complications at 65. He was the co-founder of which MNC?

11. HMD Global, which designs and sells phones under the Nokia brand, has roped in which actress as the ‘face of Nokia phones’ in India?

12. Ola-owned food delivery firm Foodpanda has acquired which Mumbai-based cloud kitchen venture?

13. Cargill India last week launched its first blended oil. What has it been branded as?

14. Which company has launched Bathsense, its new bathroom products range?

15. Which public sector entity is poised to release a music video featuring digital Stars Amol Parashar and Sarah Hashmi for its ‘#BringBackTheBLueSkies’ campaign?

16. Which food brand announced ‘Roti Donation Drive’, a special initiative which started on World Food Day?

17. Which group and Ford Motor Company last week signed two definitive agreements to share powertrains in India and jointly develop a telematics control?

18. Which company has acquired Pinsight Media, the mobile advertising business of Sprint, in an all-stock deal?

19. The world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor is on track to go online in France in 2025. Which Indian company is delivering major components for the international project?

20. Which company has acquired majority interest in India’s two largest cable TV and broadband companies - Hathway Cable & Datacom and DEN Networks - for a total sum of Rs 5,230 crore?

21. Which iconic doll brand has released a campaign video in India called ‘You Can Be Anything,’ to inspire young girls in India to dream beyond limitations?

22. Gillette has roped in which cricketer to feature in the campaign for its new launch, ‘MACH3 START’?

23. ITC has relaunched which iconic face care brand in a fresh new look and has roped in actress Kajol as brand ambassador?

24. Which company has acquired 100% stakes in milk delivery startups RainCan and Morning Cart, and a controlling stake in vending machines startup Kwik24?

25. Ending this edition in the festive season on a sweet note. Which iconic chocolate brand was launched in India last week?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 760 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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