December 16, 2018

Biz Quizzard 768

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 10 - 15. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which state has become the only state in the country to have four international airports?

2. Which financial entity has appointed Arundhati Bhattacharya, former chairman of State Bank of India, as its chairman?

3. Republic TV has announced the ambitious launch of its second news channel in Hindi. What will it be called?

4. Which online food ordering and restaurant reservation platform has forayed into the growing events space?

5. Which Indian denim brand has announced its expansion into the footwear category?

6. Which biscuit brand has launched the campaign ‘#KyunkiBahutKuchHaiKarna’ to promote its initiative lending a helping hand to women looking for financial independence?

7. Which company has formed a joint venture (JV) with Japan’s Kubota Corporation to produce high-end tractors for domestic as well as overseas markets?

8. Which MNC has acquired Bengaluru-based startup Sigmoid Labs, which runs the app, ‘Where is My Train’?

9. Which company is acquiring Mustache, a privately-held creative content agency based in New York?

10. Who was last week named the 25th governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

11. Which company’s arm has entered into a pact with Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group Stock Co to establish a JV firm in China to manufacture nebuliser inhaler and other products for China, the US and the EU?

12. Which Spanish brewing major has entered Bengaluru with wheat beer?

13. Which company has launched the country’s first-ever food accelerator to help start-ups in the $14 billion food services ecosystem?

14. Which company has forayed into the instant tea mix market with 'EVERYDAY Chai Life'?

15. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has roped in which Indian alcobev brand as an official sponsor for the next five years?

16. Which company has made its second acqui-hire in India with a machine learning startup called Int.AI?

17. Which agri-biotech company has tied up with Scotland-based James Hutton Institute to bring in 16 varieties and 600 clones of potato to India?

18. Skincare brand, Estée Lauder has appointed which actress as its first Indian brand ambassador?

19. Ajay Kapur has resigned as the MD and CEO of which cement company?

20. Visa has crossed which milestone count of contactless cards in India?

21. Which company has announced acquisition of aerospace and defence player Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd for Rs. 400 crore in an all-cash deal?

22. Which company has launched ‘Saluto’ (125 cc) and ‘Saluto RX’ (110 cc) motorcycles equipped with unified braking system (UBS) for all variants of both the products?

23. Which bath space products brand has signed Shraddha Kapoor as its brand ambassador to elevate brand awareness and visibility?

24. Which company has acquired 81% in Hitachi Procurement Service, Hitachi’s wholly owned subsidiary that handles indirect materials purchasing functions for the group?

25. Which MNC has launched social ecommerce platform Spark in India, which offers users a personalised, interest-based community experience?

26. Which state-owned company plans to venture into the electric vehicles (EV) segment?

27. Who is all set to launch a new startup called ‘xto10x Technologies’?

28. Google has announced the launch of its own shopping portal in India. What is it called?

29. Which Hindi news channel has been relaunched as an anchor-less channel?

30. The country’s first private unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturing facility took off last week. Which city?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 768 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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