December 9, 2007

Biz Quizzard 193

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week December 03 - 08. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which financial brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘Three letters and a beautiful world’?

2. Indivision recently bought a 70% stake in Faces Cosmetics, a Canadian high-end cosmetics company listed in the UK, for an undisclosed amount. Indivision is the Mauritius-based private equity fund of which Indian business group?

3. We have heard of designations like Chief Mentor and even Chief Happiness Officer in the IT space. What unique new designation was Subroto Bagchi, COO, MindTree, given last week?

4. According to a report last week, which non-banking finance company (NBFC) has opened 500 branches, making it the NBFC with the largest branch network in the country?

5. Which automobile company last week launched two of its premium bikes MTR01 and YZF-R1, both priced ex-showroom at Rs 10.5 lakh, in India?

6. Which MNC last week acquired the UK-based leading steel distribution company, NSD Limited?

7. FMCG major Dabur India last week unveiled the brand name of its proposed lifestyle offering in its beauty & lifestyle retail subsidiary, H&B Stores. Name the brand?

8. Mr F D Engineer, aged 100, was last week featured in print advertisements. What is his achievement?

9. Which MNC has recently launched Swing GTX, a golf shoe line with Smart Quill Technology, in India?

10. Ms Padmasree Warrior last week quit as the chief technology officer (CTO) at Motorola. She would be joining which MNC at the same position?

11. Hyundai Motor last week unveiled its first foray into the market for high-end cars dominated by the likes of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. What is the sedan been branded as?

12. Mr Muhtar Kent, according to a report last week, will take over as the chief executive of which MNC on July 1, 2008?

Please mail your answers before Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 193 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli


j b said...

you don't post answers?

Rajeev Kondapalli said...

hi jayashree, the answers are mailed to all those who attempt the quiz.

kamal said...

helo...can u send the answers of those older posts....i will be grateful to interested in updating my do help me....!!