October 26, 2008

Biz Quizzard 239

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week October 20 - 25. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC last week announced it is buying 89% of Indonesia’s Ekonomi Bank for $607.5 million?

2. According to reports last week, which Indian Premier League (IPL) team has been put on the block?

3. Which automobile brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘Play it your way’?

4. Which company has entered into separate franchise agreements with Italian apparel brand Alcott and Paris-based home d├ęcor retailer SIA group to launch them in India?

5. Which news channel is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘CLARITY IN A COMPLEX WORLD’?

6. According to a news report last week, Andreas von Bechtolscheim has resigned from his present position to focus on his new company Arista Networks. He is the co-founder of which well known MNC?

7. Which well known sanitary brand/company has, according to a news snippet last week, won the Family Business Award given by the Swiss business school IMD and Lombard Odier Darier Hentesch?

8. Which pharma company in India last week said it would rechristen itself as Fresenius Kabi Oncology?

9. Which MNC last week announced the appointment of Gopalratnam Kannan as the president?

10. Which group has recently launched an event solutions outfit, Celsius?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 239 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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