August 10, 2008

Biz Quizzard 228

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

1. Which MNC in India, according to a report last week, is selling its seaweed cultivation business to Aquagri Processing?

2. Ahmedabad-based Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) has launched a high-end, eco-friendly collection of fashion garments. What has it been branded as?

3. Which Indian firm has taken over the Australian guarding and mobile patrol business units of American conglomerate United Technologies Corp (UTC) in a deal worth $235 million (around Rs 1,000 crore)?

4. Which Indian company last week bought Nasdaq-listed Philippines-based BPO PeopleSupport for $250 million?

5. Altamount Road in Mumbai, where Mukesh Ambani is building his house, has been ranked among the 10 costliest streets in the world. Which street tops the list?

6. Which celebrity has been signed on by Sujatha Biotech to promote their brands Nivaran 90 and Memory Vita?

7. According to a report last week, Tata Motors has asked its existing dealers to compact showrooms to stock Nano. What will the showrooms be called?

8. After signing on Kareena Kapoor as its brand ambassador in 2007, which celebrity has been signed on as a brand ambassador for Head & Shoulders by P&G?

9. Diamond jewellery brand Nakshatra has appointed which celebrity as its new brand ambassador?

10. Sify Technologies’ network of internet caf├ęs, branded ‘iWay’, will soon be rechristened. What is the new name?

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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