December 2, 2007

Biz Quizzard 192

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week November 26 - December 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Khetse Agriproduce India, according to a report last week, is planning a major foray into the wholesale business of fruits and vegetables in India and will be setting up 50 cash-and-carry distribution centres. The company is a 50:50 joint venture between Ireland’s Total Produce and which Indian company?

2. Which Indian company last week claimed to be the global leader in terms of range of contraceptives?

3. Which MNC airline is advertising its services in the print medium with the baseline ‘We fly for your smile’?

4. Which MNC last week announced the appointment of Mr RK Amar Babu as the managing director of Its India operations?

5. According to a report last week, which hospitality major is planning a chain of pilgrim motels, planned to be branded as Garden Hotels, near destinations of religious importance?

6. Which Indian company, according to a report last week, is all set to acquire US-based natural soda ash producer Searles Valley Minerals (SVM)?

7. Which 3 Indian business personalities (resident/non-resident) have been named by global business magazine Fortune as one of the top-25 most powerful business heads?

8. Which MNC last week announced that it will buy Gentyle Group, which makes fixtures for lights used mostly by companies, for $2.7 billion?

9. The positioning is ‘pamper yourself’ and the portal is ‘’. Name the brand?

10. Which airline has bought the exclusive rights for the in-flight screening of actor Rajnikanth’s latest release ‘Sivaji – The Boss’?

11. Which south Indian actor has become the brand promoter for Breathe Eazy, an ayurvedic product of Pankajakasthuri Herbals?

12. Which company has recently picked up a 50% stake in ND (Nitin Desai) Studios, one of the leading Bollywood production designers?

13. Mr Greg Brown will be the new CEO of which well known MNC from January 1?

14. Which mobile phone is being advertised across media with the positioning ‘The next episode in entertainment’?

15. Trivia. According to a news snippet, Actress Trisha Krishnan has named her pet dog after a very well known brand in India. Name the brand?

16. Which celebrity was last week appointed as the official brand ambassador for Bru Cappuccino?

Please mail your answers before Friday to with Biz Quizzard 192 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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