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August 18, 2019

Biz Quizzard 803

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period August 12 - 17. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC has agreed to buy 20% in the oil-to-chemicals division, the core business of Reliance Industries for an enterprise value of $75 billion (around Rs 5.3 lakh crore)?

2. Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has touched which milestone count of exclusive Mi Stores across the country?

3. Which app has launched its first integrated campaign, ‘Find Real Friends’, in India to celebrate its friendship-finding mode?

4. Which energy drink giant has announced the launch of a limited festival edition can to elevate the upcoming festival spirit?

5. Which chocolate brand has launched its latest campaign of Rakshabandhan 'The Golden Bandhan'?

6. Which short video creation platform has announced the launch of 'No matter where I am, #IAMINDIAN' campaign?

7. Which FMCG major has joined hands with Robin Hood Army, the volunteer-based organisation, for its ‘#Mission5’ campaign this Independence Day?

8. Which company has acqui-hired Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Pikup.ai, as it looks to focus on utilising advanced analytics and deep technology to build futuristic mobility solutions?

9. Which fintech company, promoted by Rajiv M Ranjan, has been awarded a nonbanking finance company (NBFC) licence by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

10. Reliance Industries is partnering with which MNC to offer cloud-based solutions to small enterprises?

11. Which holding company has named Rajesh Sud as its managing director for financial services?

12. Cars24 has announced a partnership with which celebrity to elevate and strengthen its brand as it continues to expand across markets?

13. Which MNC will formally launch its SUV Triber in India on August 28?

14. Which European home appliances manufacturer has elevated its India managing director & CEO Gunjan Srivastava as Asia-Pacific Head?

15. Which sportswear and lifestyle brand has collaborated with Indian fashion designer Masaba Gupta to launch a limited edition range of sneakers?

16. Which MNC has entered into an agreement to acquire INSITUM, a service design and strategic research firm focused on innovation through a human-centered approach?

17. Which diagnostics chain has launched a digital video campaign ‘#DoctorKnowsBest’, with brand ambassador Shilpa Shetty?

18. Which startup in the technology space has announced the onset of its new campaign ‘#AzadiPlasticSe’ this Independence Day?

19. Which sports and active nutrition brand has appointed celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija as its brand ambassador?

20. Who has topped the list of Most Googled Celebrities in India for this year?

21. Which retailer has launched the “Celebrating Sisterhood” campaign for Raksha Bandhan?

22. The Blackstone Group and developer Salarpuria Sattva have agreed to buy which IT-focused property in Bengaluru for about Rs 2,775 crore?

23. Stock market veteran Dharmesh Mehta is acquiring the stock broking and merchant banking arm of which group?

24. Which business group released a digital film ‘#SoundsOfMakingIndia’ to commemorate India’s 73rd Independence Day?

25. Which fashion brand has launched the campaign ‘#UnitedByHarmony’?

26. Which health insurance company launched the ‘#SabKiSister’ Rakshabandhan campaign to celebrate the contribution of nurses?

27. Which QSR chain has launched the ‘#TrulyIndianBurger’ campaign for Independence Day?

28. Which beverage brand has launched the campaign ‘#Evolution’?

29. Which online pharmacy launched a digital campaign ‘#GoodHealthIsFreedom’ ahead of the Independence Day?

30. Which chocolate brand launched a limited-edition Unity bar for Independence Day?

31. This has been running for some time now. Which cookie brand has launched the campaign 'New Meetha', featuring Alia Bhatt?

32. Which menswear brand has unveiled a limited edition Mission Mangal Collection across stores in the country?

33. On the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day, which hotel in Delhi launched the 'Nourishing the Nation' drive?

34. Rupert Hogg resigned as the CEO of which airline last week?

35. Which airline last week became the first Indian airline to operate commercial flights overflying the North Pole?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 803 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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