June 2, 2019

Biz Quizzard 792

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period May 26 - June 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Budget airline SpiceJet has added a new Boeing 737 aircraft to its fleet, taking its total strength to which milestone aircraft count?

2. The promoters of which leading hospital chain have agreed to sell the business to Manipal Hospitals for Rs 5,800 crore?

3. LV Navaneeth will be taking over as the new CEO of which publisher from June 1?

4. Which Coimbatore-based company has acquired 72.32% stake in Kaycee Industries, a pioneer in industrial switches?

5. Which brand of steel doors and windows has launched a film ‘Pehla Din’, celebrating #ChoiceOfTheNation?

6. Which MNC has announced fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani as its brand ambassador for promoting its Medium Format GFX range of mirrorless cameras?

7. Which MNC has announced its entry into the premium liquid laundry detergent category in India with Woolite?

8. Which eyewear brand has launched a campaign ‘I’m Hooked’?

9. Which company has acqui-hired health logistics company Healthy Labs?

10. Which company will acquire 40 radio stations of Big FM?

11. Which German conglomerate is launching a startup incubator, Next47, in India, with an aim to invest a significant part of its $1-billion investment fund for startups globally?

12. Which MNC has opened its first factory in India for musical instruments with a view to make it an export hub?

13. Which smartphone brand has released its ‘Note Kiya Jaye’ campaign?

14. Which kitchen and home solutions MNC has announced the appointment of Deepak Chhabra as its Managing Director for India?

15. Which QSR chain has introduced Quesalupa for cheese lovers in India?

16. Eyewear retailer Lenskart has opened a new store in Bengaluru. Which milestone did it touch in terms of stores count?

17. Which Swedish spam identification app has appointed Sandeep Patil, a former Flipkart executive, as its India managing director?

18. Which company has acquired the venture capital-backed Highorbit Careers, which owns and operates jobs site iimjobs(dot)com, in an all-cash deal for Rs 80.82 crore?

19. Which company has agreed to buy Total System Services in a deal valued at $21.5 billion, the payment industry’s third mega merger of the year?

20. Which Indian company has been recognised among the top 50 companies in the US for diversity and inclusion management?

21. Which lubricant brand has released its new campaign #PoochaKyunNahi, featuring actor Javed Jaffrey and Chaitanya Sharma alias SlowCheeta - the rapper of the Gully Boy fame?

22. Which MNC has appointed Ramesh Ramadurai as MD of its Indian subsidiary with effect from June 1?

23. Flipkart last week announced the launch of its in-house sports and fitness brand to cater to customers seeking a healthy and active lifestyle. Name it?

24. British luxury automobile maker Rolls Royce Motor Cars marked its entry into the luxury Sport Utility Vehicle market in India with the launch of which brand in Chennai?

25. Which hair colour brand has unveiled its launch campaign ‘Baalon Ka Villain’?

26. Which hygiene and health brand has announced actor Boman Irani as its new brand ambassador for its hygiene portfolio?

27. Which sports gaming platform has signed up nine international cricketers and launched three new ad films under its existing integrated marketing campaign ‘Ye Game Hai Mahaan’?

28. Which personal care brand has completed 50 years and has unveiled its new positioning, ‘Get skinfit with fast acting ayurveda’?

29. Which fashion brand has launched a campaign with the message ‘Iss Eid, dil aur darwaze khule rakhe!’?

30. Which soap brand was redesigned with a visible lump on it to alert women about the importance of breast examination?

31. Which lubricants brand along with 3M India Ltd last week announced a strategic collaboration to bring a range of market leading vehicle care products to the automotive after-market?

32. Which company, in conjunction with the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), last week launched a drivers’ welfare initiative called the ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’?

33. Which company has announced its foray into the US market with filter coffee?

34. Which company has launched its World Cup campaign ‘#cheerwithpride’ for their Motorcycle Oils segment?

35. Which company has become the first YouTube channel to reach more than 100 million subscribers?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 792 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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