December 7, 2008

Biz Quizzard 245

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week December 01 - 06. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which celebrity has been appointed brand ambassador by Linc Pen?

2. Which MNC last week said it would buy cosmetic-product and breast-implant maker Mentor for $1.07 million?

3. Which bank in India has been adjudged the best bank of the year 2008 by London-based ‘The Banker’ magazine of the Financial times group?

4. CK Birla-controlled Hindustan Motors last week launched a mini truck, its first new launch in 28 years, in partnership with Shandong Shifeng, a China-based automotive and agri-equipment company. What has it been branded as?

5. Which US-based company, also present in India, has launched an online campaign for its Nutrilite brand featuring soccer star Ronaldinho?

6. Which two centres/cities in India have been identified by consumer goods major Unilever among its strategic global centres as part of restructuring plan to consolidate its research and development (R&D) activities?

7. According to a report last week, Sapparo Breweries recently launched a new kind of beer called space beer. Why is it so called?

8. In one of the biggest cross-border deals in the education space, which company in India has acquired the entire shareholding of American University of Antigua (AUA) from New York-based Greater Caribbean Learning Resources?

9. Mr Anil Shrikhande has been appointed as the president of the Indian operations of which MNC?

10. Which automobile brand is being advertised with the positioning ‘Enjoy your challenges’?

11. Which celebrity has been named as the Richest Star Under 30 in a list compiled by Forbes magazine?

12. Which bank has applied to RBI to buy a 10% stake in MMTC-Indiabulls promoted commodity exchange, which is expected to be operational by March 2009?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 245 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli


Sai Manohar said...

good initiative rajiv..Ill try to be active in this quizzing league from now...

Rajeev Kondapalli said...

Thanks a ton Sai..