December 30, 2007

Biz Quizzard 196

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week December 24 - 29. Hope you enjoy it.

1. After Yuvaraj Singh, which Indian cricketer has been signed up as brand ambassador by consumer products company Marico?

2. Which Indian Micro Finance institution (MFI) has been ranked second on Forbes magazine’s first ever listing of the world’s top 50 Microfinance Institutions?

3. According to a news report last week, Chennai-based TVS Motors is all set launch a global first initiative. What is it?

4. Which business personality, according a report last week, has purchased Rugby Hotel, one of the landmark hotels in Matheran, a tourist destination near Mumbai?

5. Dr Armin Bruck will take over as the managing director of which MNC in India?

6. According to a survey by Elkins/McSherry, which Indian company has become the world’s most cost-effective broking company?

7. Which celebrity has been roped in by Vijay Mallya as the face of Team Force India for the 2008 Formula 1 season? (the campaign is currently on air)

8. Which MNC last week agreed to buy VLM Airlines, the Belgian regional carrier and the biggest operator at London City airport in a surprise takeover coup defeating rival interest from British Airways?

9. Mr Vivek Mohan was last week appointed president of Indian operations of which telecom MNC?

10. Which bank in India has changed its logo and has launched a new campaign in the print medium with the baseline ‘Together We Can’?

11. Who/what has been chosen Medium of the Year by Campaign, the advertising magazine from UK?

12. Gauri Khan, wife of Shah Rukh Khan, is slowly but surely stepping out into the limelight. Se has been chosen as the cover girl of which magazine for its January 2008 edition?

Please mail your answers on or before Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 196 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli


THARA MANI said...

dude y don u publish answers as well n the subsequent week

Rajeev Kondapalli said...

the answers are mailed to all those who attempt the quiz...