January 2, 2022

Biz Quizzard 927

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 27 - January 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC has surpassed Google as the most popular website of the year, according to a report by IT security company Cloudflare?

2. Mensa Brands has acquired which homegrown denim brand serving fashion-forward and digital-first consumers?

3. Which cigarette maker last week announced the appointment of Sharad Aggarwal as Chief Executive Officer?

4. Titan has unveiled its latest smartwatch. What has it been branded as?

5. Idam House Of Brands has announced the acquisition of which chocolate and coffee brand?

6. Which grooming solutions company has launched the campaign 'Shaves for Good'?

7. Which condom brand launched the campaign ‘#SafeFlirting’ featuring RJ Rahul Makin?

8. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Atul Kumar Goel as MD & CEO of which bank with effect from February 1 next year?

9. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Soma Sankara Prasad as MD & CEO of which bank?

10. Vishawvir Ahuja has stepped down as MD & CEO of which bank?

11. Which brand has launched its campaign ‘Dress It Your Way’ for the Autumn Wear Bags Collection?

12. Which consumer product brand has launched a new ad campaign with the tagline 'Performs Beautifully' for its Oven Toaster Griller range?

13. Which online insurer launched the campaign 'The Gifted Road' with the gift of better roads to Bengaluru residents?

14. Which automobile company is set to launch ‘Taal’ to promote indie musicians?

15. Which group last week said it has invested Euro 10 million in Norway-based EV tech and batteries maker InoBat Auto AS as part of efforts to get a foothold into the European EV market?

16. Which global technology company last week announced an increase in its holding in Rane TRW Steering Systems to become the majority shareholder?

17. Which hair care and styling brand has introduced a new 'Hot Shot' range and has roped in actor Jennifer Winget as face of this range?

18. Which online travel platform has roped in actors Vijay Raaz and Varun Sharma as brand ambassadors?

19. Which omni-channel home interior and renovation platform has announced a strategic investment in Singapore-based Qanvast?

20. Which company has announced an investment of Rs 300 crore ($40 million) and commenced work at a brand-new unit at Akurdi in Pune, Maharashtra, for manufacturing electric vehicles?

21. Dabur has forayed into the health food drink category with which brand?

22. Which company has roped in actor Pankaj Tripathi as brand ambassador for its cattle feed brands Nouriture Godhenu Gold, Milk-o-milk plus and Super 20 plus?

23. Which consumer durable maker last week said Satish N S will take over as President of the company?

24. Which smartphone maker has joined hands with SOS Children's Villages India for its 2021 Christmas campaign ‘#HopeForGood’?

25. Which travel platform launched its new campaign ‘Agla Station Mars’?

26. Which home and sleep solutions company has released its new qawwali ‘2021 Tune Pel Diya’ that sums up the emotions people went through in 2021?

27. Which edible oil brand has roped in Marathi film and theatre actor Bhau Kadam as brand ambassador?

28. Which male grooming and hairstyling brand launched the digital campaign, 2021 Unwrapped, for its Zyada Sexy range of products?

29. The government has appointed Vinay Kumar Tripathi as the new chairman and CEO of which board?

30. Which company has acquired Allyis India and Green Investments, the holding companies of Seattle-based Allyis Group, for $125 million in an all-cash deal?

31. Asian Paints has emerged as the second-most valuable paints company in the world. Which company has topped the list?

32. Which consumer durable company launched a new video campaign ‘Life is good when we care’ capturing the initiatives taken by the company to fight against COVID-19?

33. Airtel Payments Bank crossed which transactions count milestone in the September quarter (Q2)?

34. Which drugmaker from Bangladesh has become the first company to launch a generic version of Pfizer’s Covid-19 treatment Paxlovid?

35. Which company’s subsidiary will acquire British firm Faradion Ltd for an enterprise value of £100 million?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail,com with Biz Quizzard 927 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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