November 13, 2022

Biz Quizzard 972

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period November 07 - 12. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has agreed to acquire Famy Life Sciences, the eyecare (ophthalmology) business of Taparia family, for a cash payout of about Rs 2,460 crore ($300 million)?

2. Which omnichannel home renovation platform launched a new campaign ‘#LoveTheWayYouLiv’ on the occasion of cricketer and brand ambassador Virat Kohli's birthday?

3. Which vegan makeup brand has appointed actress Vaani Kapoor as the brand ambassador for its range of skin-friendly natural makeup products?

4. Which company has roped in actors Akshay Kumar and Yami Gautam as brand ambassadors to promote its existing range of thermal wears?

5. Which global industry body has elected Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal as deputy chair for a two-year term, starting January 1, 2023?

6. Which DTH brand has announced its new brand positioning “Direct to Heart” with a new brand campaign featuring cricketer Rishabh Pant?

7. Which American performance and lifestyle footwear brand has announced actress Kriti Sanon as the new brand ambassador?

8. Which online travel agency has launched its first-ever digital ad campaign in India, featuring actress Rashmika Mandanna?

9. Which wearables brand has announced the appointment of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its new ambassador?

10. Tata Motors last week touched which milestone cumulative production mark of electric vehicles from its Pune facility?

11. Which biscuit brand has launched the campaign ‘50% Desi 50% Videsi’ featuring former cricketer Ravi Shastri?

12. Which denim maker last week named current Kohl´s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michelle Gass as the next CEO?

13. Which MNC has appointed Bjorn Gulden, the CEO of rival Puma, as its new chief executive?

14. Which ecommerce fashion and lifestyle destination has announced the onboarding of actress Janhvi Kapoor as its brand ambassador?

15. Which digital payments platform has unveiled the second leg of its digital campaign ‘#AbHarDinHuaAasan’?

16. Which adhesive brand has launched the campaign ‘Ab Furniture ka Jod Ekdum Tight’?

17. Which country last week announced the launch of Ceer, its first electric vehicle brand?

18. Which company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Oiltanking India GmbH’s 49.38% equity stake in Indian Oiltanking (IOT) for Rs 1,050 crore?

19. Which healthtech and consulting firm has acquired Wilco Source, a partner of Salesforce providing the latter’s CRM and cloud solutions to healthcare and life science companies?

20. Software as a Service firm Zoho has crossed which milestone mark in annual worldwide revenue?

21. Toyota Kirloskar Motor last week announced its foray into the CNG segment with the launch of CNG versions of which two models?

22. Which country’s tourism board has appointed Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra as the ‘Friendship Ambassador’?

23. Which financial services company has launched the campaign ‘Palak jhapkao, loan paao!’ to promote its various loan offerings?

24. Which computing manufacturer in gaming, creator, and business laptops has collaborated with actress Ananya Panday for its ‘#StartOfMyPassion’ campaign?

25. Which brand has roped in actor Kartik Aaryan to endorse its newly launched exclusive range of India’s first official FIFA licensed luggage?

26. Which brand has launched the Fall/Winter 2022 Watches campaign with actor Shahid Kapoor?

27. Which health drink brand has launched the campaign ‘#FaithNotForce’?

28. Which men’s grooming brand has launched the campaign ‘Easy Skin Detox’ for its Activated Bamboo Charcoal Face Wash?

29. On the occasion of International Men’s Day 2022, which men’s grooming brand has launched the video ‘Gentleman Banne Me Waqt Lagta hai’, featuring leading YouTube star Bhuvan Bam?

30. Which home healthcare services provider has acquired RPG Group-owned Seniority, touted to be India’s largest geriatric-centric digital platform, for an undisclosed sum?

31. Mutares SE & Co. KGaA from Munich has submitted an irrevocable binding offer to which company to acquire 50% of equity and an 80% controlling stake in Peugeot Motocycles (PMTC)?

32. Which company has claimed to have become the first Indian fisheries start-up to get ISO 27001 certification?

33. Which financial services brand has launched ‘Loan apne hisaab se’, its first ad with cricketer and brand ambassador Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

34. Which quick service restaurant (QSR) chain has partnered with Nestle to delight fans with the Popcorn Bowl made with Maggi?

35. Which company has bagged the contract to set up the country’s first multimodal logistics park (MMLP) in Chennai?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 972 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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