December 21, 2008

Biz Quizzard 247

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week December 15 - 20. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which well known brand in India turned 25 on December 14?

2. Not exactly a business question. Which country has become the first in the world to allow voting by mobile phone?

3. The latest Brand Equity Ad Agency Reckoner was released last week. Which agency has once again retained the top slot in the creative agencies list?

4. Satyam Computer Services last week generated a huge controversy by announcing its decision to acquire 2 companies. Name the two?

5. For the first time, an Indian brand will be displayed on Ferrari in Formula 1. Which one?

6. Which insurance MNC has won a trademark case against Mankind Pharma preventing the company from selling one of its diabetic drugs?

7. Which MNC has tied up with composer AR Rahman to launch a first of its kind music album, which includes the tracks ‘Kural’, ‘Mylapore Blues’ & ‘Mosquito’?

8. Which MNC has won the national award for empowering persons with disability as Employer of the year, 2008?

9. Who is the Business Standard Banker of the Year?

10. Who is the new CEO of ICICI Bank?

11. Which city has become India’s first to have 100% telecom penetration?

12. Yukimine Tsuji has been appointed the new CEO and managing director for the Indian operations of which automobile MNC?

13. According to a report last week, Big Street, a subsidiary of Reliance Big Entertainment, has unveiled what it calls “India's first AC bus shelter” in which city?

14. Which advertising agency in India has been chosen as the Global Agency of the Year – top among its network’s 94 offices in 86 countries?

15. General Motors India will roll out its used-car retail initiative on January 15 next year. What will it be branded as?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 247 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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