June 22, 2008

Biz Quizzard 221

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 16 - 21. Hope you enjoy it.

1. According to a report last week, jeans giant Levi Strauss (India) will soon launch deodorants for men and women under which existing brand?

2. Which global HR services major has appointed Ms Padma Ravichander as the new head of its India operations?

3. Which finance major last week replaced its CEO Martin Sullivan?

4. Ms Renu Challu last week assumed charge as the managing director of which public sector bank?

5. Which fashion house has entered into a 3 million pound contract with actress Emma Watson (Harry Potter)?

6. According to a news snippet last week, which country will ban traditional light bulb sales from October 2009 in favour of CFL lamps to cut greenhouse gas emissions and save on costs?

7. Which Indian company is acquiring a 50% stake in China Enterprise Communications (CEC) for an undisclosed amount?

8. According to a report last week, which MNC has dropped Rani Mukerji as its brand ambassador after 4 years of association?

9. Which well known brand has been sold off by Bata India to Brazilian company Alpragatas for about Rs 3.9 crore?

10. Which newspaper has signed on cricketer MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador?

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

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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