January 29, 2023

Biz Quizzard 983

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

1. Which entity will acquire a 100% equity stake in Khargone Transmission at an enterprise value of around Rs 1,497.5 crore?

2. Which millet-based children’s food brand last week unveiled “Yes Moms”, a digital-first community of mothers to enable mothers to connect with, learn from, and support one another?

3. Daryl Lee is going to become the new Global CEO of which advertising group?

4. Which electronics retailer has launched the digital campaign ‘#ConstitutionOfJoy’?

5. According to reports last week, which company will shut down its 10-minute food delivery service ‘Instant’?

6. Which fintech firm has acquired rewards and engagement platform Saluto Wellness?

7. Actor Vijay Deverakonda has picked up a minority stake - little under 10% - in which Prime Volleyball League team at a $20-million valuation?

8. Which cryptocurrency platform has announced the launch of educational initiative 'Namaste Web3'?

9. Which fashion etailer has launched a campaign featuring actress Alaya F to announce the onboarding of American Gen Z label, Cider, on the platform?

10. Which corporate trust has appointed Siddharth Sharma as its chief executive officer and Aparna Uppaluri as the chief operating officer with effect from April 1?

11. Which digital entertainment and technology company has acquired a majority stake in Fanory, a content monetisation platform for content creators, for an undisclosed amount?

12. Which food tech platform has relaunched its Gold subscription programme?

13. Which ride-hailing company said that it would sell 5,000 cars owned by its subsidiary to used cars dealer Dbest Cars for Rs 125 crore?

14. Which hair oil brand has released its ‘#StrongHairStrongerYou’ campaign, featuring actress and poet Priya Malik?

15. Which off-highway tyre brand has released the ‘Muskurayega India' anthem on the occasion of Republic Day?

16. Which beverage brand has roped in actor Yash as brand ambassador?

17. Which wire brand has launched a new campaign highlighting its key proposition of ‘Har Tension Sahe, Chalti Rahe’?

18. Which personal care brand has launched the ‘#BeGenFree’ campaign?

19. Which MNC bank has appointed Aditya Bagree as the head of markets for its operations in the country and South Asia?

20. Which biryani brand has announced the appointment of Indian badminton champion PV Sindhu as its brand ambassador?

21. Which smartphone brand has roped in cricketer Hardik Pandya as its brand ambassador?

22. Which lifestyle brand inspired by India's ancient art and culture has entered the offline retail industry with 3 stores in Bangalore?

23. At Rs 1,289 crore, which group emerged as the highest bidder for the Ahmedabad team in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL)?

24. German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd AG has acquired a 35% stake in which private terminal and inland transport service provider?

25. Aaj Tak has become the first news YouTube channel in the world to cross which milestone subscribers mark?

26. Which automobile MNC has named Lexus President Koji Sato its new chief executive officer?

27. Which company last week launched the country´s first intranasal Covid vaccine iNCOVACC for a primary as well as heterologous (mix-and-match) booster dose in India?

28. Which pet-food brand has roped in actress Janhvi Kapoor as the face of the brand?

29. Which online B-school start-up has launched a campaign with the positioning 'India's best alternative to an MBA'?

30. Which company has signed definitive agreements to acquire 100% of Madurai-based IT services firm Sri Mookambika Infosolutions (SMI)?

31. Which convenience retail company has appointed actor Rajkummar Rao as brand ambassador?

32. Which company has launched the ‘BeASuperstar’ campaign for its contact lenses, ahead of the festive season in South India?

33. Which beverage brand launched ‘#DeshKiJhanki’ initiative, celebrating the rich contributions of our states to India @ 75 via an immersive Republic Day parade?

34. Which airline launched the 'Desh ka Naam #HarAasmaan' film for Republic Day?

35. Which food brand launched its Republic Day campaign ‘#FoodRepublicOfIndia’?

36. Which social commerce platform launched the campaign 'The New Land of Opportunity' for Republic Day?

37. Which diagnostics company launched the ‘Health on Wheels’ film, based on a true story, for Republic Day?

38. Which tractor and farm equipment maker launched the film ‘#DeshKiAawaz’ for Republic Day?

39. Which edible oil brand from south India announced its foray into the Rs 25,000-crore branded spices market?

40. Shah Rukh Khan's 'Pathaan' has become the first Hindi film to collect more than which milestone mark in gross box office collection globally in a single day, as per Yash Raj Films (YRF)?

41. Which business group launched the ‘#DilSeSalute’ campaign for Republic Day?

42. Which aggregator of D2C brands has recently acquired women’s ethnic apparel brand Imara?

43. Which NBFC reported its highest ever quarterly profit at Rs 2,973 crore in the December quarter (Q3) of FY23, up 40 per cent year-on-year (YoY)?

44. Which company last week executed a share purchase agreement to acquire the balance 30.04% stake of Cellestial E-Mobility Pvt. Ltd. (Cellestial) for a cash consideration of Rs 50.90 crore?

45. Which tech-enabled omni-channel pet care brand launched the campaign ‘#NoCompromise’?

46. Which men’s grooming brand has launched the campaign 'Give Your Balls the Respect They Deserve', featuring actor, model, and brand ambassador Milind Soman?

47. Which casual wear brand has launched the campaign ‘Total comfort’ for polos & tees?

48. Which nutrition brand has roped in actress Kareena Kapoor Khan as brand ambassador?

49. Which fabric brand has launched its latest nature-inspired campaign, “Naturally Fluid. Naturally You”?

50. Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) has crossed which milestone plate production mark in FY23?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 983 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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