September 17, 2007

Biz Quizzard 181

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week September 10 - 15. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company last week agreed to buy the assets of Hualon Corporation, a sick Malaysian polyester company?

2. Which Indian business group last week acquired Scotland’s largest call centre company, Telecom Services Centres (TSC) in a deal worth 40 million pounds?

3. According to a report last week, for the first time, an ayurvedic drug has become the top selling drug in the country in value terms, for the month of July 2007. Name the brand?

4. Europe’s largest car manufacturer, Volkswagen, last week unveiled its latest people’s car at the Frankfurt Auto Show. What has it been branded as?

5. Which company last week announced the acquisition of France-based telecom software firm Voxmobili?

6. Which IT major last week brought in Naresh Wadhwa as president of its India operations?

7. According to news report last week, which business group has bagged a prestigious order from Tata Motors to supply gearboxes for the latter’s proposed Rs 1-lakh car?

8. Ms Anita Roddick last week died of a brain haemorrhage in Britain at the age of 64. Which well known company was founded by her?

9. According to a recently completed research survey by Asia’s leading research organization, Synovate, Hong Kong, which brand has been ranked by Indian consumers as the number 1 brand in the country?

10. Which MNC last week announced the launch of its lifestyle brand Originals in the country?

11. Which company last week, in partnership with California-based Z Research Inc, launched Supernova – a range of supercomputers and super storage in India?

12. Actor Jackie Chan can be seen in the television commercial (currently on air) for which international brand? (theme: Beijing Olympics)

Please mail your answers before Friday to with Biz Quizzard 181 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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