November 12, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1024

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period November 06 - 11. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has tied up with Authentic Brands Group for the rights to manufacture, market, and distribute Nine West footwear and accessories across India?

2. Which toothpaste brand has launched a campaign with the positioning 'Neend Bhagao, Taazgi Jagao'?

3. Pantaloons has launched a new technology-first experiential store, designed for the young and modern customer. What has the format been branded as?

4. Which two financial services brands have released a new campaign titled 'Khule Dil Wali Diwali'?

5. Which jewelry brand from India opened its first boutique in Singapore on November 4?

6. Which power technologies company has unveiled its Diwali campaign, ‘#Illuminatinglives’?

7. Which smartphone brand has launched its Diwali campaign ‘#JoyofHomeComing’?

8. Which jewellery brand has unveiled its Chhath Puja campaign with brand ambassador Wamiqa Gabbi and veteran actor Mohan Agashe?

9. The union government last week launched the pan-India sale of wheat flour (atta) to be sold at Rs 275 per bag (10 kg) under which brand?

10. Norwest Venture Partners, backed by US banking major Wells Fargo, has purchased a Rs 600 crore stake in which Kanpur-based company that runs a hospital and a chain of dialysis clinics?

11. Which brand has launched a video featuring dress designer Jasmeen Kaur, who became viral for her “ beautiful, so elegant, just looking like a wow” video, for its Wow Masala Noodles?

12. Which biscuit brand has launched the ‘Swad Sapno Ka’ campaign?

13. Which company released its Diwali campaign ‘Walk to The Light’ (#ChaloRoshniKiOar) for its laptops?

14. Which premium men’s lifestyle label has launched the ‘#LiveBetterWearBetter’ campaign, featuring actor Eklavya Sood, to introduce its Athleisure collection?

15. Which handcrafted rugs and carpets company has unveiled its new campaign ‘The Heart Of Your Home’?

16. Which smartwatch brand has launched the "Turn your wrist to pay" campaign?

17. Which general insurance company has launched an AI-powered digital campaign 'Claim Your Calm'?

18. Which artisanal lifestyle brand has launched the ‘Reclaim your roots’ campaign, featuring celebrities Aditi Rao Hydari, Nandita Das, Amaan and Ayaan Ali?

19. Which gifting solutions brand has launched its Diwali campaign ‘Naye Gifts Banaye Nayi Yaadein’?

20. Which company has become the first Indian original equipment manufacturer to unveil an in-house LNG engine compliant with BS-VI Stage II emission standard?

21. Which brand has roped in actress Sonam Kapoor as a brand ambassador for its Aloe Vera Soap?

22. Which homegrown player in the convenience food segment has roped in actress Regina Cassandra as brand ambassador?

23. Which sports entity has launched a premium line of non-alcoholic cocktail and mocktail mixers, and has unveiled the campaign ‘Life is in the Mix’ to promote it?

24. Havas has acquired a majority stake in which PR consultancy firm?

25. Which company has launched its new three-wheeler, King Duramax Plus, which will be available in CNG and petrol variants?

26. Which Indian company’s Singapore subsidiary has increased its stake in the German-based e-mobility firm Killwatt GmbH from 25% to 39.28% for EUR 4 million?

27. London-based investment management company Lingotto Investment Management LLP has bought a 21% stake in which logistics infrastructure and warehousing company for around Rs 245 crore?

28. Which rail-focussed logistics company and its holding company have entered into a agreement for acquiring Distribution Logistics Infrastructure Private Ltd and its group companies (DLI India)?

29. Which brand has introduced its comprehensive range of Protein Powders through its latest campaign ‘#MadeForOneMore’, featuring actor Thakur Anoop Singh?

30. PhonePe has crossed which registered users milestone?

31. Which cough syrup brand has launched the campaign 'Khansi ka all-rounder solution'?

32. Which casual workwear brand has launched the campaign 'Every Day Is Friday’?

33. Which luxury brand has announced actors Samantha Prabhu and Shahid Kapoor as brand ambassadors for the Fall/ Winter 2023 Watch Collection?

34. Which lighting brand has launched the ‘#SurprisinglyHuman’ campaign?

35. Which kitchen, home, and grooming appliances brand has launched the campaign ‘#YourHappinessEngineered’, featuring celebrities Mira Kapoor, and Sobhita Dhulipala?

36. Which QSR chain has launched the campaign "Celebrating #ForyourotherDiwali"?

37. Which surfacing solutions brand has unveiled the film ‘Beautify the Inside’ for Diwali?

38. Which company has launched Akhil Bharat - a term insurance plan that can be purchased in minutes for a maximum sum insured of Rs 5 lakh?

39. Which biscuits brand has roped in actor Mohanlal as brand ambassador?

40. Which poultry major has sold a majority stake in its vaccine-making subsidiary Globion India Private Limited to French company VIRBAC?

41. E-way bills, or electronic permits, generated by businesses for transporting goods within and across states shot up to an all-time high of in October, crossing which milestone?

42. In line with its premiumization strategy, Tilaknagar Industries Ltd announced the unveiling of a premium variant of its flagship brand, Mansion House. What has it been sub-branded as?

43. Which hair oil brand has unveiled its new television commercial ‘#InnBaalonMeinJaanHain’?

44. Which D2C luggage startup has collaborated with IndiGo to launch a luggage set – one for the cabin, and the other for the check-in?

45. Which housing finance company has launched the ‘#DiwaliApneGharShiftingWali’ campaign?

46. Which diapers brand has roped in actress Saumya Tandon as the face of the brand for the Uttar Pradesh market?

47. Chairperson of Reliance Foundation Nita Ambani has launched the first 'Swadesh' handicrafts store, aimed at supporting and promoting Indian craftwork. Which city?

48. Which smartphone brand has launched a campaign featuring actors Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, and athlete Neeraj Chopra?

49. Which heating, ventilation, and air conditioning solutions MNC has appointed Sundaresan Narayanan as managing director for India?

50. Which company has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the dermatology and nephrology branded formulations business units of Biocon Biologics in India for Rs 366 crore?

51. Which British luxury sportscar brand made its debut in the Indian market last week with the launch of its electric vehicle (EV), the Eletre?

52. Which company last week partnered with US-based company Archer Aviation to launch and operate a cost-competitive and futuristic all-electric air taxi service in India by 2026?

53. Which real sports gaming platform has acquired sports analytics start up Matchday(dot)ai?

54. Which fintech company is the second startup to enter the Indian unicorn club in 2023?

55. Which city gas distribution player last week named former GAIL (India) chairman and MD Manoj Jain as its new managing director?

56. Which company has announced a foray into retail lending to its ecosystem of dealers, contractors, carpenters, plumbers, and masons?

57. Which fashion and lifestyle brand, primarily into bags, has launched its latest collection of women's watches, marking its entry into the watches segment?

58. Which stockbroker has launched the ‘#SCANASWASTIK’ campaign for Diwali Muhurat Trading?

59. Which pipes brand has roped in actress Malaika Arora as its first brand ambassador?

60. N V ´Tiger´ Tyagarajan will step down as the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of which global professional services firm in February next year?

61. Which stainless steel brand has launched the ‘Hum Sabi Diwali 2.0’ digital campaign?

62. DS Group's luxury menswear division last week announced the opening of the first boutique in India of which Italian luxury menswear brand?

63. Which mutual fund has launched the digital film 'Khushiyon Ki Mithaas'?

64. Which merchant services provider has launched its new brand film, ‘Believe’, an ode to entrepreneurs?

65. Which online skill-based gaming platform launched the ‘Saara India Chamkega’ campaign to brighten the lives of thousands of senior citizens?

66. Which general insurance brand has unveiled its new campaign "Choose Responsibly. Shop Healthy"?

67. Which mutual fund has launched its Diwali campaign with the message 'Discipline ke saath kiijiye Mutual Fund SIP ki shuruat'?

68. Which biryani brand has announced its collaboration with actress and content creator, Soha Ali Khan for its Diwali campaign ‘FOMO - Fear of missing out’?

69. Which financial services brand has launched the campaign 'Pehli Diwali'?

70. Which chocolate company has unveiled its latest digital campaign, "Shraddha Waali Diwali," featuring brand ambassador and actress Shraddha Kapoor?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon to with Biz Quizzard 1024 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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