July 24, 2022

Biz Quizzard 956

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period July 18 - 23. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Dabur India's revenue from operations crossed which milestone mark in 2021-22?

2. Minda Industries (MIL) has announced its new name. Name it?

3. Which ceramic tiles and allied products manufacturer unveiled its brand anthem ‘Zameen Se Judey Hum’?

4. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has approved the appointment of Ashish Kumar Chauhan as managing director and chief executive officer of which stock exchange?

5. Which manufacturer of vitrified tiles has announced actor Ajay Devgn as its brand ambassador?

6. Which luxury Ayurvedic beauty brand has roped in actress Patralekhaa as the face of its Natural Makeup range?

7. Which fresh meats & seafood brand has forayed into the meal category with launch of Ready-To-Cook Biryani Meat and Masala Mix?

8. Which D2C furniture brand has roped in actor Ranveer Singh as its first-ever brand ambassador?

9. Which digital sports destination launched a new campaign for the India tour of West Indies, featuring cricketer Ravi Shastri and digital content creator, Ashish Chanchlani?

10. Which company said it has been ranked number one by revenue among the top 30 suppliers of software and IT services to the UK market by industry analyst firm, ‘TechMarketView’?

11. Which mutual fund has launched an investor education campaign – ‘Pro Portfolio’?

12. Which multi-brand e-commerce fashion company has launched its first underwear and athleisure brand for men, GLOOT?

13. Which company has signed a MOU with Israel’s metal-air battery technology pioneer Phinergy to develop and pilot the production of aluminium plates for aluminium-air batteries in India?

14. Which Indian tech solutions provider has entered into a partnership with Honeywell to manufacture what is being touted as the aviation industry’s first cloud-connected cockpit system?

15. Which sportswear brand has roped in athlete Neeraj Chopra as its brand ambassador?

16. Which face wash brand has launched the campaign ‘‘Pimple ke liye soap ki nahi, science ki maano’?

17. Which mutual fund has launched the campaign 'Trusted for Twenty' to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its index funds tracking the NIFTY 50 and S&P BSE SENSEX Index?

18. Which marble brand has launched the campaign ‘Khoobsurat Imaandaari’ featuring actress Anushka Sharma?

19. Which beauty and luxury intimate wear brand is planning to open its first offline store at Palladium mall, Mumbai in August this year?

20. Which country has emerged as the top source country for remittances to India in 2020-21, as per a research by central bank economists?

21. Which company and Estee Lauder Companies (ELC) have launched Beauty&You India, an incubation programme for upcoming beauty brands in India?

22. Which cricket non-fungible token (NFT) platform will launch its marketplace in August, after abruptly halting trading in March amid regulatory uncertainty surrounding virtual digital assets?

23. The market rally in July has made HDFC MF’s Prashant Jain the first fund manager in India to oversee equity assets worth which milestone amount?

24. Australia’s BHP and which Indian company have paired up to explore low-carbon iron and steel-making technology?

25. Which MNC forayed into the mass passenger vehicle market in India with the launch of the C3?

26. Which business group has announced its foray into the Rs 30,000 crore branded powdered spices market with Mantra Spices?

27. Which online western wear brand has announced its transition from a single brand into a house of brands under the umbrella of 'FS Life'?

28. Which company has inked a long-term distribution agreement with Maison Valentino to launch the famous Italian fashion house in India?

29. Which company will acquire 76% equity stake in Noida-based Moshine Electronics Pvt. Ltd. (MEPL) for a total consideration of up to Rs 8.64 crore?

30. Which company has rolled out ready-to-cook mock meat products under the brand name Simply Better?

31. Which logistics aggregator has acquired Omuni, the omni-channel technology business of apparel manufacturer and retailer Arvind, in a Rs 200 crore cash-and-stock deal?

32. Which financial infrastructure provider has acquired identity verification services provider Syntizen for an undisclosed sum?

33. Family philanthropists last week announced a network, aiming to raise $1 billion for social causes annually by 2030. What is it called?

34. Which group has announced the launch of UK-based creative agency, Cake, in India?

35. Which nutrition brand has roped in actress Kareena Kapoor Khan as its new brand ambassador?

36. Which skincare brand has announced the launch of its latest TVC ‘#BindaasTryKar’ featuring actress and brand ambassador Taapsee Pannu for its deo roll-on range?

37. Which gifting company has launched a campaign featuring actress Adah Sharma for its Sneh Rakhi?

38. Which beauty & personal care brand has launched a new campaign ‘#PimpleCareUpdated’ featuring actress and brand ambassador Rashmika Mandanna?

39. Which cosmetics brand has collaborated with actress Akshara Singh for her latest song as the beauty partner?

40. Maruti Suzuki has brought back which brand for the new SUV that it has jointly developed in partnership with fellow Japanese Toyota?

41. Which state retained its top position among major states in the India Innovation Index 2021?

42. Composer and Singer Jasleen Royal has invested in which QSR chain?

43. Which Korean beauty brand has teamed up with long-running comic strip Peanuts to launch a limited-edition skincare range?

44. Which brand has entered the drain cleaning category with the launch of Drain Xpert?

45. Which personal care and healthcare group has acquired 30% stake in pet-care start-up Cannis Lupus Services India?

46. Which lifestyle electronics brand has roped actor Milind Soman as brand ambassador?

47. Which beauty brand is launching a new campaign titled 'I Know My Worth'?

48. Which wall opening solutions brand has launched a new campaign titled ‘Raahi’ advocating the importance of inclusive workplaces?

49. Akshaya Moondra will be the next CEO of which telecom company?

50. Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air will take to the skies from which date?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 956 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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