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March 19, 2023

Biz Quizzard 990

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 13 - 18. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The Board of which IT company has appointed Mohit Joshi as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer designate?

2. Which feminine-care brand has unveiled a new film ‘The Missing Chapter’ as part of the fourth edition of its #KeepGirlsInSchool (KGIS) movement?

3. Which manufacturer of braking equipment for automotive and non-automotive applications has unveiled ZAP brake pads with advanced friction technology for electric vehicles?

4. Which US-based toy retailer has made its second entry into India by opening its first store in Hyderabad on March 11?

5. Which Hyderabad-based company has developed Eyva, a healthcare device to measure vitals such as blood glucose levels and blood pressure without a pinprick?

6. Which company has signed a term sheet for potential acquisition of General Motors’ manufacturing facility at Talegaon in Maharashtra?

7. Private equity firm Kedaara Capital has acquired a majority stake in which Hyderabad-based medico-aesthetic dermatology chain?

8. Which bed linen brand has launched the film ‘#DoYourPart’, urging men to take part in household chores?

9. Which homegrown lifestyle brand has launched the ‘PANGEA Collection’ campaign to encourage sustainable lifestyle choices?

10. Which pharma MNC will spend $43 billion to buy Seagen and deepen its reach into treating cancer?

11. Which smartphone brand has launched “Before They Fade Away” campaign to drive attention to the less visible, inspiring all to cherish the world we live in?

12. CRED has launched its own travel platform. What has it been branded as?

13. Which retailer’s new campaign showcases affordable and organized storage solutions through two iconic products KALLAX and TROFAST?

14. Which company has launched the ‘Is Light Se Sabkuch Bright’ television commercial for its digiLED collection?

15. Which natural beauty care company has launched a campaign for its Safe Sun Sports Daily-Defence UV Block Sunscreen SPF 50+, featuring Mumbai Indian women cricketers?

16. Which male grooming and lifestyle brand launched its new digital film for flagship fragrance- Whisky Smoke EDP, featuring actor Vicky Kaushal?

17. The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) unveiled which company as the Title Sponsor for the IBA Women’s World Championships 2023?

18. Which Japanese fashion brand has announced actress Rashmika Mandanna as its first brand advocate in India?

19. Which on-demand logistics company has launched its latest social media brand campaign ‘House shifting hai? Ho Jayega’?

20. Which MNC last week said that Vimal Kapur will succeed Darius Adamczyk as chief executive on June 1?

21. Which fintech app has launched the campaign “Ab Gold dega 11 nahi 16” to communicate its latest proposition of extra 5% returns on gold?

22. Which grooming brand for men has introduced a 'Magical' Hair Removal Spray, that outperforms any other tool or solution out there in the market presently?

23. Which bank has launched its new campaign “Trust meets Tech since 1929”?

24. In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month (March), which MNC launched its month-long ‘#HerShe’ campaign?

25. Which CPVC Plumbing System launched the ‘#PlumberKaSaathi’ campaign to celebrate World Plumbing Day on March 11?

26. Which omni-channel jewellery brand launched its new collection, En Vogue?

27. Wow! Momo Foods that operates three brands - Wow! Momo, Wow! China and Wow! Chicken - is bringing all these three brands under one roof with which format?

28. Fashion and beauty brands retailer Shoppers Stop has appointed retail veteran Kavindra Mishra as the chief commercial officer for external brands, and as CEO for which format?

29. Which video streaming service has roped in cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador?

30. Which PSU has entered into a long-term agreement to manufacture, distribute, and market lubricants of global energy major Chevron in India?

31. Which health insurance brand has launched a new campaign ‘Ye to Mujhe bhi chahiye’?

32. Security software and services firm BlackBerry will set up its second largest IoT division in India. Which city?

33. Who has been awarded the title of Governor of the Year by financial publisher ´Central Banking´?

34. Which startup said it has become the first winner of the defence ministry´s Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) programme to receive an order from the Indian armed forces?

35. Which hosiery brand has roped in actor Vijay Deverakonda as brand ambassador for the South market?

36. Which motorcycle brand is back with season three of its marquee creative campaign ‘Art of Motorcycling’?

37. Which life insurance brand has launched the campaign ‘Soch Ke Liya Hai’?

38. Which beauty and nutrition brand has launched its ‘#HairKaInsurance’ campaign, featuring celebrity Masaba Gupta?

39. Which non-deposit taking systemically important non-banking finance company has launched the ‘Kya se Wah’ campaign?

40. Which world leader in thread manufacturing and structural components for apparel and footwear has unveiled a new sustainability hub at its heritage facility in Madurai, Tamil Nadu?

41. Anup Bagchi is set to take over as the CEO of which life insurance company on June 19, subject to regulatory and statutory approvals?

42. Which pharma company has sold nine cosmetic dermatology dermatology brands to Eris Lifesciences for Rs 275 crore?

43. Financial Services Institutions Bureau has recommended Ashwani Kumar for the position of MD and CEO of which bank?

44. FMCG major Britannia Industries Limited announced that its Treat Croissant business has crossed which milestone mark in revenues in this financial year, within a year of its national roll-out?

45. Which company has rolled out the ‘Zaroorat ke waqt pe zaroorat ka paisa’ campaign for its loan offerings?

46. Which education company has launched two digital campaigns - Hoga Kaise Nahi, and PTE Kar, Befikar - featuring actor Vicky Kaushal to promote its digital offerings in India?

47. Which brand has launched a campaign featuring former cricketer Kapil Dev to promote its medical diagnostic devices for homes?

48. Which beverage brand has launched its new campaign “Nichord Le”, featuring actor Jeetender Kumar aka Jeetu Bhaiya?

49. Which personal care brand has roped in actress Disha Patani as an ambassador for its sunscreen category in India?

50. K Krithivasan is set to become the next CEO of which IT services company?

51. Which AgTech startup has rebranded as Niqo Robotics?

52. Which company has called off two-year-long talks to buy Bisleri International, India’s largest bottled water brand, in a deal that had been pegged at Rs 7,000 crore?

53. G Krishnakumar has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of which oil PSU?

54. Ramesh Nair has resigned as the India chief executive officer of which global property consultancy?

55. Which brand launched the campaign '#BetterZzzBetterMe' on World Sleep Day, in association with music composer Yashraj Mukhate?

56. Which lifestyle brand launched its World Sleep Day campaign ‘#GetYourEight’?

57. Swiggy announced a new initiative with a 0% commission for the first month for new restaurant partners across the country. What has it been branded as?

58. Which brand launched the campaign 'Sahi Number Toh Sahi Ilaaj' to create awareness about accurate blood pressure monitoring?

59. Which writing instruments brand has roped in cricketer Virat Kohli as brand ambassador?

60. Which company will be renamed Kellanova India?

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March 12, 2023

Biz Quizzard 989

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

1. In its hundredth year of operations in India, which paints company has invested over Rs 1,000 crore in setting up its largest manufacturing unit at Sandila in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district?

2. Which Bengaluru-based logistics company has launched a new courier service in collaboration with India Post?

3. Which financial infrastructure services provider has acquired 55% stake in Mumbai-based fintech startup Think Analytics?

4. Skoda’s former marketing head Tarun Jha has joined which advertising entity as CEO?

5. Which company has reached an agreement with California-based Zero Motorcycles to co-develop premium electric motorcycles?

6. Which beauty and personal care-focussed ecommerce roll-up platform has increased its stake to 90% in direct-to-consumer (D2C) mother and baby care brand The Moms Co?

7. Which logistics firm last week said that it plans to buy out the stake of partners in its contract logistics joint venture, Avvashya CCI (ACCI)?

8. Which Indian IT firm has opened a new delivery centre in Krakow, Poland, as part of a strategy to expand its presence in Eastern Europe?

9. Gerard Pelisson died at 91 after a long illness. He was the co-founder of which hospitality major?

10. TVS Motor’s HLX series of motorcycles has crossed which cumulative global sales milestone?

11. Which bathing bars brand has launched a campaign featuring actress Sharmila Tagore?

12. Which life insurance company launched its latest campaign ‘#IsseZarooriKuchBhiNahi’?

13. Which oil PSU launched the Holi campaign ‘#BeTheColour’?

14. Which sportswear brand launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Be Supported. Be You.', featuring its women athletes?

15. Which beauty and wellness brand launched the campaign ‘Colors of Equity’ with hashtag ‘#EmbraceTheEquity’ for Holi and Women’s Day?

16. Which D2C personal care brand has launched the ‘Unholi ko Holi kar de’ campaign, aimed at promoting a toxin-free Holi?

17. Which property portal launched the campaign 'Apna Ghar' for Women’s Day?

18. Which consumer electronics retailer launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Tech The First Step'?

19. Which confectionery brand launched the campaign and song 'Soch Karo Fresh' for Women’s Day?

20. Sri Rapthadu Mandala Raithu Utpatti Darula MACS, a farmer producer organisation based in Andhra Pradesh, has become the first organisation to receive IndG.A.P certification for which millet?

21. Which online travel agency launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Haq Se Karungi Travel'?

22. Which business group launched the 'Salute The FarmHER' campaign to highlight the contribution of female farmers in agriculture?

23. Which snack brand launched the campaign ‘Meetha Toh Sirf Mithai Hai’ for Holi?

24. Which deodorant brand launched its Holi campaign 'Har Vaar Ke Liye Taiyyar'?

25. Which general insurance company joined hands with Azad Foundation to reignite its women empowerment initiative with ‘#DriveLikeALady’?

26. Which social commerce marketplace launched the ‘Class of 2023’ campaign ahead of International Women’s Day?

27. Which mother and child care brand launched the Women’s Day campaign ‘#ExpressyourWay’ with actress Neha Dhupia?

28. Which short video app launched the ‘#SafeSwipe’ campaign for Women’s Day?

29. Which tech upskilling startup launched its new campaign with the positioning 'Where the hungry learn'?

30. Which US-based YouTube advertising company has entered India through a strategic collaboration with advertising and marketing firm Y&A Transformation?

31. Which luxury lifestyle brand launched the first ever steam basin – Sveda?

32. Which brand launched the 'Women in Energy' campaign, telling the inspiring story of Baburi Sirisha, the first linewoman in India?

33. Which vegan and lifestyle brand launched its Women’s Day special brand film ‘For Every You’?

34. Which equity investment advisory brand launched a new campaign, ‘#KhudKiPehchan’ to celebrate the boundless spirit of women?

35. Which asset management company launched a digital campaign called ‘DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality’?

36. Which stationery products maker has acquired 30% equity stake in toy manufacturing startup ClapJoy?

37. Which diapers brand launched its Women’s Day campaign ‘#QuitTheGuilt’?

38. Which sanitary pads brand launched the campaign #PeriodOfChange’?

39. Which advertising agency announced the appointment of Harsha Razdan as CEO, South Asia?

40. Which company will buy communications equipment maker Mimosa Networks for $60 million?

41. Which green tea brand launched the campaign ‘#everyBODYcan’?

42. Which mutual fund launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Be A #SIPerior Woman', featuring Kimberly Fernandez – head coach, footballer, and founder of ZARS Sports?

43. Which biscuit brand has launched a new campaign for its Rich Marie biscuits range, featuring former cricketer Sourav Ganguly?

44. Which wellness brand rolled out the campaign 'Ab Har Chehra Kare Glow' for the launch of its latest product, Natural Glow Rose Face Wash?

45. Which general insurance company unveiled a digital film ‘#NayaNazariya’, showcasing the changing notion of women’s roles and responsibilities?

46. Which tyre brand celebrated today’s women through all-women motorbike rides in Mumbai and Bengaluru, and a film titled “Unstoppables”?

47. Which tractor manufacturer launched the digital film ‘#DeshkiShakti’ for Women’s Day?

48. Which financial services brand launched the "Puch Ke Toh Dekho" campaign, igniting a conversation around the role of women in finance and investment?

49. Which company has signed an agreement with Turkey's state-owned natural gas and LNG firm Botas to lease out its floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) vessel named Vasant One?

50. FedEx will be opening its first ever Advanced Capability Community (ACC) in the world, in India. Which city?

51. B Gopkumar will be the new MD & CEO of which mutual fund?

52. Which hospitality major is set to add and expand two more of its brands, including Moxy and Tribute, into Southern and Western India?

53. Which peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform has roped in cricketer Hardik Pandya as its brand ambassador?

54. Which bank has launched the ‘#LoansWithoutDrama’ campaign?

55. Which mattress brand has partnered with footballer Sunil Chhetri to create a unique sleep-inducing video that employs ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) techniques?

56. Which biscuit brand has launched the campaign ‘Let’s Keep it Going’ a day after Women’s Day?

57. Which beauty brand has roped in actress Janhvi Kapoor as the face of its fragrance category?

58. Uber launched the digital campaign 'Go Anywhere' for which product?

59. Which insurtech platform launched a new campaign ‘#FutureKaInsurance’ featuring cricketer and brand ambassador Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

60. Reliance Consumer Products has relaunched which homegrown cola brand in three new variants?

61. Which non-banking finance company launched the campaign ‘Money Gyaan se Jeevan Asaan’ to spread public awareness about financial matters?

62. Which homegrown fast-fashion D2C men's wear brand has roped in cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador?

63. Which general insurance company launched the ‘#EnableNotLabel’ campaign for Women’s Day?

64. Which life insurance brand unveiled a women-centric digital campaign, “Empowering You To Achieve Your Dreams”?

65. Which subsidiary of Tata Motors filed its draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) last week for an initial public offering (IPO)?

66. Which energy and environment solutions provider and Australia-based Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) have signed a MoU to explore green hydrogen projects in India?

67. Which Indian company has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Boeing Global Services (BGS) contract to convert 737-800 passenger aircraft into a 737-800BCF configuration?

68. Which jewellery brand rolled out its Women’s Day campaign ‘#HearMeOut’?

69. Which realty company launched the campaign ‘#UnBurden' for Women’s Day?

70. Which FMCG major announced that Rohit Jawa will take over as the new managing director & CEO from 27th June 2023?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 989 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
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