April 16, 2023

Biz Quizzard 994

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 10 - 15. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Sales of electric vehicles in India crossed which milestone mark for the first time last financial year?

2. Which eyecare brand has launched the campaign ‘Acha Hua’?

3. Which general insurance brand launched the campaign “Sweet Nothings” to raise diabetes awareness?

4. Which brand has launched an exquisite jewellery collection, Thanjavur, to mark the occasion of Akshay Tritiya?

5. Which diversified engineering company has entered into a definitive agreement for the multi-tranche acquisition of Excel ControLinkage Private Ltd?

6. Which luxury brand, owned by PVH Corp, has roped in actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu as the new face of the brand?

7. Which smartphone maker has launched the campaign “Atke Nahi Hatke”?

8. Which digital healthcare platform has launched the ‘#HealthForAll’ campaign, commemorating the 75th World Health Day hosted by World Health Organisation globally?

9. Which raw material procurement and financing platform for small and medium enterprises has agreed to buy 100% of Koeleman India, marking its entry into the food processing sector?

10. The learning and assessments focused strategic unit of which Indian IT firm has been selected by Oxford University to deliver a share of the university's admissions tests from 2023 onwards?

11. Which company has signed an agreement with MU Ionic Solutions Corporation (MUIS), Japan, to acquire manufacturing technology licence for production of electrolytes in India?

12. Which platform for content creators and influencers has released its new awareness campaign with cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

13. Which weather and climate forecasting, information, and risk management company has unveiled its new branding and identity, including new logo, and tagline "Beyond Weather"?

14. Which snack brand has launched a LinkedIn campaign for its latest offering – ‘Sizzlin’ Hot’?

15. Which footwear brand has rolled out its new campaign, with the positioning 'Har Kadam Aapke Saath'?

16. Which conglomerate has sold its entire shareholding of 26% in its joint venture Espirit Hotels?

17. Dolly Jha has quit as the MD of which media measurement firm?

18. Which online travel company has released its new campaign, featuring actors and brand ambassadors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, for its ‘Book With Zero Payment’ feature?

19. Which on-demand convenience delivery platform has rolled out 2 new TVCs under its “Match Day Mania” campaign for the ongoing cricket season, featuring actress Neena Gupta?

20. Which technology MNC has launched its India edition of ‘Work For Humankind,’ which will use its smarter technology to revive millet cultivation in Kerala’s Kanthalloor village?

21. Which beauty and skincare brand has announced the appointment of Vikas Gupta as CEO?

22. Which chocolate brand has launched the campaign ‘Imagine karo, kuch naya seekho’?

23. Which men’s grooming brand has rolled out a campaign featuring brand ambassador and actor Yash to announce the launch of its latest personal care range?

24. Which chef-crafted instant foods brand has onboarded cricketer Hardik Pandya as an investor and brand ambassador?

25. Which microblogging platform has been merged with X Corp?

26. Which on-demand logistics company has unveiled its new logo as part of a brand refresh activity showcasing the company’s evolution and diversification of business verticals since its launch?

27. Which inter-city electric bus brand has launched its first ad film?

28. Which technology-led Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company has unveiled HACHI as its safety mascot under its campaign ‘India @ 100, growing responsibly and safely’?

29. Which masculine brand has ventured into face care with an advanced range of face washes and has roped in actor Varun Dhawan as brand ambassador?

30. Which brand has emerged as the second-strongest tyre brand in the world, according to the latest report by the U.K.-based Brand Finance?

31. Which consumer electronics and home appliances company has announced the appointment of Pranab Mohanty as India CEO?

32. Which online stock brokerage firm has formed a joint venture (JV) with wealth management platform Smallcase for the mutual fund business?

33. Which MNC has launched the PC Game Pass service in 40 new countries after previewing the service in these countries over the past two months?

34. Which sports management company has signed a multi-year talent management contract with cricketer Tilak Varma?

35. Which edtech major has launched Cohesive AI, an AI editor that enables users to create content?

36. Who received the ´Business Leader of the Decade Award´ at All India Management Association´s (AIMA) 13th Managing India Awards ceremony on April 11?

37. Which cosmetics major roped in Suhana Khan, Ananya Birla, and Eksha Subba as brand ambassadors, and has extended its association with sportsperson PV Sindhu?

38. Which financial services company has released its new campaign "Pay Kar Befikar" for the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023?

39. Which streaming platform and Lacoste have joined hands to launch a new collection based on shows streamed on the former?

40. Which noted industrialist passed away last week at the age of 99?

41. Which performance and lifestyle footwear brand has launched the 'Make Walking Your Workout' campaign, featuring actress Ananya Panday, for its GO WALK collection?

42. Which PE firm has signed agreements to acquire 100% equity stake in Hyderabad based Navayuga group's toll road - Navayuga Udupi Tollway - for an enterprise value of Rs 924 crore?

43. Monthly inflows through the mutual fund systematic investment plan (SIP) route crossed which milestone mark for the first time in March?

44. Which automobile MNC has unveiled Urus S at prices starting from Rs 4.18 crore (ex-showroom India)?

45. Which online marketplace has launched its latest advertising campaign, featuring cricketer and brand ambassador Shikhar Dhawan?

46. Which fashion marketplace has roped in cricketer Virat Kohli as brand ambassador and has launched the “Be Extraordinary Every Day” campaign?

47. Which watch brand has launched the ‘Love Yourself Boldly’ campaign, featuring actress and brand ambassador Alia Bhatt?

48. Which ice cream brand has launched the music video ‘Dil Bole Waah Waah Waah’?

49. Which ethnic wear brand has launched its Summer Wedding ’23 campaign, featuring actress Mrunal Thakur, with the theme ‘Shaadi toh jaise ek beautiful si saree hai’?

50. Which company has become the first Indian company to have over 50 lakh shareholders, according to the shareholding pattern on March-end?

51. Which consumer electronics company has appointed Vikram Surendran as its new CEO with effect from, 12th April 2023?

52. Which mutual fund has launched the campaign ‘Zindagi ke liye SIP’ to educate investors about SIP?

53. Which French premium furniture maker and retailer is going to re-enter India in its third such attempt?

54. Tata Group’s super app Tata Neu has launched an edtech vertical. What is it called?

55. Which company has announced the roll-out of its ‘adventure touring’ tyres and superbike tyres such as Roadhound, Duratrail, and Terrabite?

56. Compact SUV sales crossed which milestone mark in FY23?

57. Which company last week said it plans to launch its new entry-level SUV Exter in the second half of this year?

58. Which personal care brand has roped in cricketer Shubman Gill as Shower Ambassador, and has launched a television commercial for its charcoal soap with the positioning 'Mazze Ki Freshness'?

59. Which homegrown wearables brand has launched four smartwatches under its ‘Femme Collection’, from an introductory price of Rs 1999?

60. Which MNC will open its first company-owned retail store in India in Mumbai on April 18?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 994 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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