March 5, 2007

Biz Quizzard 154

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week February 26 - March 03. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC, according to a report last week, is acquiring 51% stake in the food and beverage business of Godrej group for Rs 238 crore or about $54 million?

2. Soft drink giant PepsiCo India last week launched a premium variant to commemorate ICC World Cup cricket tournament starting March 13. What has it been branded as?

3. Which FMCG major has signed on actor-director Revathy to endorse its pickle brand 'Chinni's'?

4. In what could be the country's largest farming initiative, Amalgamated Plantations is looking at an "organized corporate farming" proposal that will leverage the country's burgeoning organized retail grocery business. The newly created company is part of which Indian group?

5. Which MNC is reportedly planning to roll out its Radica range of toys in India soon?

6. Which portal has signed on Chess player Koneru Humpy as its brand ambassador?

7. Which company is reportedly rolling out 11 cosmetic products under its 'Attitude' range and will also launch a bathing soap under its 'Personal' range?

8. There was an article last week on 'Chini Kam' a new film (in production) starring Amitabh Bachchan and Tabu. The film is the directorial debut of which well known advertising personality?

9. Which business daily is being advertised on television (TVC currently on air) with the baseline 'Refreshing clarity in business'?

10. According to a news snippet last week, which international celebrity has been signed on as the new spokesperson by K-Swiss, a company which currently produces tennis and lifestyle footwear and apparel?

Please mail your answers before Friday to with Biz Quizzard 154 as the subject.

Happy Learning!
Rajeev Kondapalli

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