February 10, 2008

Biz Quizzard 202

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week February 04 - 09. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Mr Ramesh Sobti, former country head of ABN Amro, has taken over as the MD & CEO of which bank?

2. Disney Consumer Products is launching a new range of soft toys for all age groups in India. What has it been branded as?

3. Canada-based Harlequin Enterprises has set up a subsidiary in India to print and distribute which well-known fiction brand?

4. Which state in India is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘One state. Many worlds’?

5. Which MNC last week said it reached an agreement to acquire a 40% stake in organic beverage maker Honest Tea Inc?

6. Gruner + Jahr, the European print media company owned by German media giant Bertelsmann, is making its India debut with Geo, its premium science and geography magazine, under a licensing arrangement with which publishing group?

7. Reliance Retail last week launched its first super specialty automotive store at Jamnagar in Gujarat. What has it been branded as?

8. Which Indian company has appointed Ajoyendra Mukherjee as the global head of human resources?

9. A fund owned by maverick billionaire George Soros last week bought a 3% stake in which Indian company for $100 million?

10. Which brand is rolling out a new campaign titled ‘Seedhi Baat, No Bakwaas, Clear Hai!’?

11. According to a report last week, Madonna has been paid $10 million to advertise which brand’s products? She will font the company’s new “Life Can’t Wait” global campaign.

12. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), the global FMCG company, launched Women's Horlicks in the market recently. Which actress has been signed on as the brand ambassador?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 202 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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