September 3, 2007

Biz Quizzard 179

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week August 27 - September 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which brand has recently introduced chocolate milk ‘Kool Koko’?

2. Which MNC, according to a report last week, will buy Gateway for $710 million, creating the world’s No. 3 PC maker?

3. Which private equity fund last week invested $150 million to pick up to a 12.5% stake in Hyderabad-based Nagarjuna Construction Company (NCC)?

4. Which company last week bagged the $100-million franchisee deal to remake the 1970’s masterpiece Sholay?

5. According to a news snippet last week, which British trade magazine for the advertising industry will be launched in India next month?

6. Which company has retained its top position as the best IT employer in India in an annual survey conducted by Cybermedia’s flagship publication Dataquest?

7. Which celebrity was last week roped in as the brand ambassador by Globus?

8. In the second largest acquisition of an overseas business process firm by an Indian company, which company last week announced the acquisition of US-based MedAssist for $330 million?

9. Which company, according to a report last week, has decided to unveil a new brand ‘Ovi’ in the internet services space?

10. Which apparel brand, according to a report last week, plans to introduce its two premium fashion lines named after French celebrities – Lou Doillon, Jean Charles De Castelbajac (JCDC) – in Indian stores next year?

11. Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Group (ADAG)’s entertainment division last week launched a video-on-demand portal. What has it been branded as?

12. Which Indian BPO last week acquired Zavata, an Atlanta, US-based BPO for $170 million?

13. TVS Motor last week rolled out a new 125 cc bike. What has it been branded as?

14. Mr Deven Sharma was last week appointed the president of which well-known international finance agency?

15. Which MNC last week opened, what it termed, world’s biggest retail outlet, in Hyderabad?

Please mail your answers before Friday to with Biz Quizzard 179 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli


thetvquiz said...

where r d ansrs/

Unknown said...

nice quiz dude.....please post the answers too