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March 14, 2021

Biz Quizzard 885

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business personality has launched a digital networking platform for women called “Her Circle”?

2. Which business personality is launching US-based Terra chips in India?

3. Which MNC will launch its fully electric SUV e-tron and crossover e-tron Sportback in India in the next 2-3 months to kick off its EV journey in the country?

4. A UK high court has ruled in favour of Canadian aircraft manufacturer De Havilland in a contractual dispute with which airline from India and said it is entitled to recover $ 42.9 million in damages?

5. Which travel portal has rolled out a campaign ‘#SehNa' highlighting challenges faced by women while travelling in India?

6. Which appliances brand has launched the campaign ‘#GharSabkaZimmedariSabki’?

7. Which fashion brand has unveiled its new season of the ‘#IShapeMyWorld’ campaign that has now evolved into a year-long digital initiative?

8. Which eCommerce platform launched the campaign ‘#LeadLikeHer’ for Women’s Day?

9. Which youth channel has launched the campaign ‘There’s more to a girl’s life than Shaadi’?

10. Which chocolate brand has roped in actor Alia Bhatt as its brand ambassador and has launched the ad “Udd Gaye”?

11. Which online investment app has launched the campaign ‘#OneStepCloser’?

12. Which social networking app for women has launched the campaign ‘All our moves’?

13. Which grooming products company has launched the ‘#FlexYourAwesome’ campaign with actor Shriya Pilgaonkar?

14. Which dating app has launched the campaign ‘Ijazat Hai’?

15. Which matrimony portal has launched the campaign ‘Take The Pressure Off’?

16. Which caller identification app has launched the video ‘Shabd’ highlighting the age-old problem of stalking and harassment faced by women?

17. Which community-based platform for elder care has launched a campaign ‘Celebrating the High Spirits of Women’?

18. Which company has launched the campaign “It's not just a fan, it's a ‘Feeling Fan’?

19. Which MNC has picked up a strategic stake in Indian esports company Nodwin Gaming for Rs 164 crore?

20. Which crowdfunding platform has launched Women Angel Network, a dedicated platform for women angel investors?

21. Which MNC will buy US supply-chain software firm Blue Yonder for 700 billion yen ($6.45 billion)?

22. Which energy company has appointed Alois Virag as its new chief executive?

23. Which telecom gear maker has appointed Li Jian Jun as its new chief executive for the Indian market?

24. Which French billionaire died in a helicopter crash on February 27?

25. Which Kerala-based Ayurvedic eye care chain last week announced its foray into Hyderabad with a new branch?

26. Which public policy agency has appointed Gaurav Sabharwal as chief executive officer of India and South Asia, based in New Delhi?

27. Which global sportswear brand has joined hands with Mumbai-based NGO Parcham to empower it in its efforts to break gender stereotypes?

28. Which business group has released a new digital video campaign ‘#ChallengeBiasesWithin’?

29. Which company has forayed into the feminine intimate care category with the launch of 'i-feel Gentle Intimate Wash' and has roped in actress Yami Gautam as the brand ambassador?

30. Hindustan Unilever will eliminate which word from all beauty and personal care brands’ packaging and advertising to demolish stereotypes?

31. Which skincare brand has announced the launch of its new campaign 'The Last Wash'?

32. Which ecommerce sleep solutions brand has launched the campaign ‘#PracticeSafeSleep’?

33. Which direct selling company has released a women empowerment campaign - ‘Sapno Ki Azadi’?

34. Which general insurance company has reiterated its commitment to diversity & inclusion in the workplace with the launch of its #BringingWomenBackToWork initiative?

35. Which social network has launched ‘#WeCanDoIt ‘, its first global integrated campaign for International Women’s Day 2021 with creators, content and community at its heart?

36. Which automobile company has launched the campaign ‘More than just cars’, saluting women who are driving many things in their own worlds?

37. Which consumer durables MNC has launched the campaign ‘#EqualLiving’ for Women’s Day?

38. Which tyre company has launched the campaign ‘#UthaoSawalBadloKhayal’?

39. Which food delivery company launched the ‘Desi masala’ campaign for Women’s Day?

40. Which MNC announced a commitment to support one million rural women entrepreneurs and a $500,000 grant to support 100,000 women agricultural workers with digital and financial literacy?

41. Which insurance portal launched the ‘#ClaimTheFuture’ campaign for Women’s Day?

42. Which studio launched the campaign ‘#ChooseToChallenge’ featuring actor Taapsee Pannu and cricketer Mithali Raj?

43. Which broadcaster launched the Women’s Day campaign ‘#WalaNahiWali’?

44. Which travel portal launched a digital film for Women’s Day, featuring actor Vidya Balan?

45. Which mobile-based solution for small business owners launched the campaign ‘#OutOfTheShadows’ for Women’s Day?

46. To mark International Women's Day this year, which MNC launched the online game FiftyFifty to help make our homes more gender-equal?

47. Which health insurance third-party administrator has fully acquired rival Vipul MedCorp Insurance TPA to become one of the top three TPAs in the health insurance segment?

48. Which asset reconstruction company has appointed Pallav Mohapatra as the new managing director and chief executive?

49. Which skincare and haircare brand has launched its maiden campaign ‘#HelloBeautiful’?

50. Tata Group´s market capitalization has crossed which milestone mark?

51. Which life insurance company has launched a new campaign, “#BaatonMeinMatAana”, featuring actor Anup Soni?

52. Which company has launched the campaign ‘#WorkPlayChill’ for its new Convertible 5-in-1 AC range?

53. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘#StartAnywhere’ for its latest smart band offering?

54. Which online fantasy gaming platform has appointed Sunil Yadav as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)?

55. Which pregnancy detection kit has signed on Bengali actor Srabanti Chatterjee as the face of the brand in West Bengal?

56. Which food company has launched its latest campaign ‘#HandsOfAuthenticity’ to celebrate the women who add to their promise of authenticity?

57. Which fast food chain landed in controversy with its ‘Women belong in kitchen' tweet on International Women's Day?

58. Which private equity entity has acquired realty developer Prius Commercial Projects under the insolvency and bankruptcy code (IBC) for Rs 450 crore?

59. Bob Sternfels has been elected as the global managing partner of which consulting major?

60. Which company is set to unveil the country’s largest floating solar power plant of 100 mw capacity at Ramagundam in Telangana under non-PPA (power purchase agreement) mode?

61. Which plant-based nutrition brand last week announced the appointment of actor Deepika Padukone as its brand ambassador?

62. Nacho chip brand Doritos has signed on which actor as its first brand ambassador in India?

63. Which dhoop brand has launched a new campaign featuring brand ambassador and actor Hrithik Roshan?

64. Which automobile company launched the campaign ‘#BrakeOnStereotypes’ for Women’s Day?

65. Which bank, in association with Tonic Worldwide, has launched a microsite silkmoneymatters(dot)com, a financial literacy platform for women?

66. Which short-video app is set to enter India after Nasdaq-listed Vinco Ventures and Zash Global Media recently acquired an 80% stake in the Singapore-based firm?

67. Which Indian IT company has appointed Pierre Bruno as chief executive of its European operations?

68. Swiss chemicals major Clariant AG has formed a 51:49 joint venture with which Indian firm to manufacture and market renewable ethylene oxide (EO) derivative products?

69. RBI last week removed which bank from its enhanced regulatory supervision, or the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework, after almost four years, on improved financial performance?

70. Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett’s wealth has crossed which milestone mark, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index?

71. Which Chennai-based company has launched an end-to-end digital platform - OIC - for the optical industry?

72. Which company last week unveiled three models – T.6, T.7 and T.9 - in its newest range of intermediate and light commercial trucks (I&LCV), the Ultra Sleek T-Series?

73. Which brand has roped in actress Shilpa Shetty as brand ambassador for its extensive range of flours, pulses and dry fruits?

74. Which protein supplement brand has announced the signing of cricketer Shreyas Iyer as the brand ambassador, ahead of the 14th season of the Indian Premiere League?

75. Which MNC has elevated its India head Sameer Aggarwal as the chief operating officer of the Sam’s Club unit’s US ecommerce vertical?

76. Which OTT platform has unveiled its latest integrated marketing campaign, ATM, acronym for ‘Any Time Manoranjan’?

77. Which insurance company has launched a new TVC campaign ‘Poochoge toh aapko milega sahi jawaab’, featuring brand ambassador and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui?

78. Which water storage tanks brand has launched a television commercial titled ‘The Wedding’?

79. Sanjay Kaul, founder and chief executive officer of which marketing services company, has stepped down from his current position?

80. Which footwear brand has roped in actor Kartik Aaryan as brand ambassador?

81. Ittira Davis has resigned as the MD and CEO of which financial services company?

82. Voot Select, Viacom18’s subscription video on demand (sVoD) streaming service, has touched which milestone active direct paying subscribers count in one year after its inception?

83. Which caller ID app has elevated chief product officer Rishit Jhunjhunwala to managing director, with immediate effect?

84. Which healthcare and nutrition company has roped in Indian tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador to unveil its signature breakfast and snack box collection?

85. Which tycoon has added more billions to his wealth than anyone else in the world this year, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 885 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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