July 14, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1059

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period July 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Global IT services firm Accenture acquired which Bengaluru-based semiconductor design services firm to bolster its growing silicon design and engineering capabilities?

2. Which innerwear and athleisure brand has joined forces with actor Vicky Kaushal to launch a first of its kind music video ad campaign ‘A New Feeling'?

3. Which fintech company has roped in actor Vikrant Massey as its brand ambassador?

4. Which restaurant has released a digital ad film in association with actor Jim Sarbh, to bring to life its latest cocktail program?

5. Which automobile brand has unveiled its new campaign ‘Move The Way You Like’?

6. Which automobile company has roped in actor Hrithik Roshan as brand ambassador?

7. Which power company has selected Amar Kaul as the next managing director and CEO for a period of five years beginning July 25, 2024?

8. Which elevator company has announced the introduction of Modular Series offering hundreds of design combinations for customers?

9. Khadi and Village Industries' annual turnover crossed which milestone mark for the first time in FY24?

10. Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) last week said it has surpassed which cumulative vehicle dispatches milestone using the railways?

11. Which edtech firm has acquired Housing(dot)com co-founder Advitiya Sharma's startup Genius Teacher?

12. Which edtech startup last week said that it has acquired Ekagrata Eduserv, a chartered accountancy (CA) test preparation firm?

13. Canadian investor Brookfield Asset Management has agreed to invest $550 million (about Rs 4,594 crore) to buy a controlling stake in which Tamil Nadu-based renewables platform?

14. Indkal Technologies has signed a licensing deal to launch a wide range of made-in-India smartphone models under which brand?

15. Which company last week announced the acquisition of a 67 per cent stake in Omkar Chemicals Industries Private Limited (OCIPL), a Gujarat-based speciality chemicals firm?

16. Which sunflower oil company has announced its foray into Tamil Nadu with a new brand, ‘Be-Rite’?

17. Which brand has unveiled the ‘Wonderful by Design’ campaign featuring actress Rashmika Mandanna?

18. Which consumer electronics brand has announced singer Jasleen Kaur Royal as brand ambassador?

19. Which tourism destination has launched the 'A Whole New You' campaign featuring actors Saif Ali Khan and Sara Ali Khan?

20. Which company’s wholly owned subsidiary has entered into a share purchase agreement for acquisition of 100 per cent stake in SiliConch Systems for Rs 183 crore?

21. Which agarbatti brand unveiled its new campaign 'Dil se Karo Baat, Bhagwan Ke Saath'?

22. Which toothpaste brand has introduced its Fresh Active Gel through the ‘#FullFullFresh’ campaign featuring actors Tiger Shroff and Tamannaah Bhatia?

23. Which steel company has roped in former cricketer Rahul Dravid as brand ambassador to launch its new Corrosion Resistant Steel (CRS) in the retail segment?

24. Which pet care service provider has named former cricketer and commentator Ravi Shastri as its principal advisor and brand ambassador?

25. Which sports nutrition brand has launched the campaign ‘Apne Andar Ki Taaqat Jagao’, featuring badminton player PV Sindhu?

26. Which all-in-one visual communication platform unveiled its inaugural brand marketing campaign ‘Dil Se, Design Tak’ in India?

27. Which Danish watch brand announced the appointment of Harnaaz Sandhu, former Miss Universe, as its new brand ambassador?

28. Which healthcare company launched its ‘Chakkar Ko Check Kar’ campaign, featuring actor Ayushmann Khurrana, to create awareness about Vertigo?

29. Which Italian electric two-wheeler brand last week announced its entry in the fast-growing Indian electric vehicle market in collaboration with KAW Veloce Motors?

30. Which multi-specialty quaternary-care group has acquired the 300-bed SevenHills Hospital in Visakhapatnam for an undisclosed amount via insolvency process?

31. Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), an agricultural goods merchant and processor, has relaunched which edible oil brand in India?

32. Which company released a digital film starring former cricketer Gautam Gambhir for the launch of its new smartphone Blaze X?

33. Which life insurance company launched a campaign featuring a rap video for its 'Golden Years Pension Plan'?

34. Which brand launched Flutes, its newest addition to India's chocolate market?

35. Which omni-channel jewellery brand has launched the campaign ‘#WearYourWins’, featuring content creator and designer Nancy Tyagi?

36. Which corporate trust launched a Breast Cancer Awareness film ‘Gaanth Pe Dhyan’ (Focus on the Lump), featuring chef Sanjeev Kapoor?

37. Which Bengaluru-based electric scooter maker has entered into an agreement with the UK’s Zapp Electric Vehicle Group to assemble and sell electric two-wheelers in India?

38. Which beverage brand unveiled the 'D for Dreams' campaign featuring former cricketer Rahul Dravid?

39. Which smartphone company unveiled its new campaign “Your Everyday AI Companion”, featuring actor Ranbir Kapoor?

40. Which company has raised its shareholding in Goodview Fashion, manufacturer, and seller of ethnic couture brand Tarun Tahiliani, to 51% from about 33.5%?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1059 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

July 7, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1058

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period July 01 - 06. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Maruti Suzuki Swift has achieved which cumulative sales milestone in India?

2. Which brand has unveiled its new campaign, ‘#StrokesofGenius’, for its art-inspired jewellery and accessories?

3. Which real estate developer and CPP Investments have signed an agreement to sell one of their prime office complexes, One Paramount 1 tech park in Chennai to Singapore’s asset manager Keppel for around Rs 2,100 crore?

4. Which company announced the launch of the OneBlade Cup - a thrilling tournament dedicated to discovering the next top BGMI team in India?

5. Which pharma company unveiled its ‘#SecondBirthDate 2.0’ campaign, featuring actress Sushmita Sen, on National Doctors’ Day?

6. Which brand has launched a campaign to introduce a new body wash range with an automatic foamer, eliminating the need for a loofah?

7. Avinash Pandey has quit as the CEO of which media company?

8. US-based buyout fund Platinum Equity Advisors has acquired a significant majority stake in which Mumbai-based pharmaceuticals company at a valuation of Rs 2,500 crore ($300 million)?

9. Which group last week said its subsidiary SI Air Springs has acquired Italy-based automotive components supplier Roberto Nuti Group?

10. US PE fund KKR & Co has acquired a controlling stake in which Kerala-based multi-specialty hospital chain?

11. Which insurance company has redesignated its chairman Siddhartha Mohanty as managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO), with effect from June 30, 2024?

12. Which company said its board has approved the acquisition of the remaining 51 per cent stake from Japan-based NSK Ltd in their joint venture?

13. Which personalised and exclusive matchmaking service has launched a campaign featuring actor Ronit Roy?

14. Which brand has launched the 'TUF Bano TUF!' campaign, featuring The Great Khali, for its TUF Gaming laptops?

15. Which sportswear brand has launched the ‘ZIDD FOR MORE’ campaign featuring athlete Neeraj Chopra?

16. Which digital healthcare platform launched the ‘#WhiteCoatHeroes’ campaign for Doctors' Day?

17. Which protein brand launched its Doctors' Day campaign "Dil Se Doctor"?

18. Which digital imaging technology company has appointed Toshiaki Nomura as its new president and chief executive officer for India from July 1?

19. Which men’s grooming brand launched the campaign ‘sundamental facts’, centered around its sun protection range?

20. Which healthcare services provider has forayed into insurance space with its product ‘Aditi’?

21. Which sports brand has roped cricketers Riyan Parag and Nitish Kumar Reddy as brand ambassadors?

22. Nissan Motor India announced that it has crossed which export milestone since the start of its export operations?

23. Which matrimonial site has launched an ad featuring its founder, with the message 'Find your green flag'?

24. Which hair removal brand has launched the '#BetterWayToWax' campaign featuring actress and brand ambassador Triptii Dimri?

25. Which brand roped in actress Rashmika Mandanna as its brand ambassador and unveiled the design of its smartphone?

26. Which general insurance brand unveiled its 'Protection Ka All-rounder' campaign?

27. Which real estate company has appointed Abhijeet Maheshwari as its chief executive officer (CEO)?

28. Which company has inked a pact with Germany-based internal combustion engine manufacturer DEUTZ AG to jointly manufacture DEUTZ range of engines in the country?

29. Which Bangalore-based health food brand has roped in former South African international cricketer AB De Villiers as investor and brand ambassador?

30. Which Indian company announced its title partnership of the Sydney Marathon?

31. Which fertility clinics chain unveiled its new awareness campaign, ‘#IVFkiPehel’, featuring actress and brand ambassador Kareena Kapoor Khan?

32. Which electric mobility solutions brand has roped in cricketer Tilak Varma as its new brand ambassador?

33. Which QSR chain has launched the 'Value so good #ItDoesntAddUp' campaign?

34. Which Indian cryptocurrency exchange has acquired Dubai’s BitOasis for an undisclosed sum?

35. Which non-banking finance company has changed its name to Sammaan Capital?

36. Which health and wellness company has announced the launch of Vritilife Outer Nutrition Range, unveiling its entry into the Indian luxury skincare market?

37. Badminton player PV Sindhu has joined which wellness brand as a strategic investor and brand ambassador?

38. Which nutrition brand has unveiled its new campaign "Show Your Tongue to Health Problems!"?

39. Which watch brand launched 'Balancing work with play', the latest iteration of its campaign featuring brand ambassador and actress, Ananya Panday?

40. Which IT firm last week said it intends to acquire 100% stake in US-based software firm Starfish Associates for $20.7 million?

41. Which food company last week named Abhinav Kapoor as its CEO with immediate effect?

42. Which smartphone maker last week elevated veteran Robin Liu as head of India business?

43. The market capitalisation of state-owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders crossed which milestone mark last week?

44. Which automobile MNC launched Next Bharat Ventures, its venture investing arm for the Indian market with a corpus of Rs 340 crore to back early-stage startups?

45. Which company has announced the launch of ‘Eatlists’ - a global- first feature in food delivery, to transform how users discover and share food recommendations?

46. Which audio wearable brand launched the "Bass ReWired” campaign featuring actress and singer Shruti Haasan?

47. Which mattress brand launched the campaign 'Investment in Sleep' featuring actress Vidya Balan?

48. Which housing finance company launched the "Unlock Your Dreams” campaign to promote its Loan Against Property (LAP) offerings?

49. Which menstrual hygiene brand has launched the digital film 'Put staining worries to sleep'?

50. Which company last week launched Freedom, the world’s first motorcycle that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG)?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1058 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli