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September 29, 2019

Biz Quizzard 809

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period September 23 - 28. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which British travel firm collapsed into bankruptcy last week?

2. Which airline in India recently announced the appointment of Pallavi Shardul Shroff as its independent woman director?

3. Which Indian Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) importer has decided to invest $2.5 billion in American company Tellurian Inc?

4. Which telecom brand has launched a new campaign with Shankar Mahadevan, famous Indi-pop singer and composer, for its ‘Play’ app?

5. Which contemporary ethnic wear brand has launched a TVC starring Disha Patani, marking its first TV advertising in the past 10 years?

6. Which fashion e-commerce company has announced the launch of United States' children’s clothing brand, OshKosh B’Gosh, in India?

7. Which sports and nutrition brand from UK has marked the entry into India, with a strategic partnership with MSM Retail Pvt Ltd?

8. Which MNC is rolling out Play Pass, a subscription service that gives Android users access to more than 350 apps and games without ads and in-app purchases?

9. Which multi-brand loyalty programme has roped in cricketer Yuvraj Singh as brand ambassador and has launched its consumer campaign?

10. According to reports last week, which well known entrepreneur has invested in Rebel Foods, India's largest shared-kitchen company?

11. Which business group has launched a new environmental campaign, '#CutTheCrap’ that builds a case for waste management?

12. Which movie theatre chain has launched ‘Xperience The Future’, a campaign that highlights the brand’s technological expertise and fort?

13. Which celebrity has invested in electric taxi start-up Blu Smart as part of an angel round of $3 million, through her family office Ka Enterprises?

14. The Reserve Bank of India has ordered which cooperative bank not to do any business for six months and capped depositor withdrawals at Rs 10,000?

15. Which company has set up two joint ventures (JV) in India - Mountainia Developers and Hospitality and MyPreferred Transformation and Hospitality – with SB Topaz?

16. Haptik, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has acquired which Mumbai-based conversational commerce startup for an undisclosed amount?

17. Which MNC has brought in 7 top Indian lenders to its blockchain platform that enables payments to reach beneficiaries faster with fewer steps in cross-border payments?

18. Which startup’s co-founder, Adam Neumann, has stepped down as chief executive?

19. Which weekly marketing, branding and advertising magazine is celebrating three decades?

20. Which Indian company has been ranked third in the list of World's Best Regarded Companies by Forbes?

21. Who has been announced as the first Indian to join Team Visa for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020?

22. Brandzstorm India Marketing has signed which actress as brand ambassador for Giordano handbags in India?

23. Which automobile brand launched a video titled '#LanguageOfHumanity’ marking the International Day of Sign Languages?

24. Which women legging brand has roped in actress Taapsee Pannu as its brand ambassador?

25. Which online insurance marketplace has started a new brand under its parent entity named Zphin to offer digital business and technology solutions and services to financial institutions globally?

26. Which entrepreneur has picked up a majority stake in Bengaluru-based microfinance company Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services (CRIDS)?

27. I should stop asking this question. Who has topped the list of richest Indians for the eighth consecutive year, according to the latest IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List?

28. Which mobility platform has launched a two-month campaign ‘Safety Never Stops’ in five different languages across India?

29. Which retail chain will acquire 51% stake in Booker India Pvt Ltd (BIPL) in a cash deal of around Rs 22 crore?

30. Which company is the most valued brand in India, according to the BrandZ 2019 Most Valuable Indian Brands, a report by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown?

31. Which entrepreneur in India has been recognised as distinguished alumni by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)?

32. Which bank has announced the launch of the new ‘Digismart’ credit card with Anushka Sharma as the face of its campaign?

33. Which apparel and accessories retail chain has roped in actors Vicky Kaushal and Janhvi Kapoor as brand ambassadors?

34. Which diagnostic company has launched its new campaign 'Health is the new currency'?

35. Which MNC turned 21 on September 27?

36. Which home appliances company has launched a new TV commercial around the theme of ‘#TheOneForYou’, featuring its range of frost free refrigerators?

37. In conjunction with the inaugural New York Times Food Festival on October 5 - 6, which MNC has introduced two bespoke macaron flavours, Passion and Optimism?

38. Which watch brand has announced an all-new limited-edition watch designed in partnership with actor Varun Dhawan?

39. Which hygiene brand has introduced ‘Swachchata Ka Gullak’, a community initiative led by school children?

40. Kristalina Georgieva was last week confirmed as Managing Director of which global lender?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 809 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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