May 10, 2009

Biz Quizzard 267

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

1. Which well known government/regulatory executive in India has been offered an appointment as distinguished consulting professor at the Stanford Centre for International Development at Stanford University?

2. Sahara Group has picked up an 11.7% stake in which telecom company in India?

3. According to a report last week, which FMCG major is set to launch a chain of fast food joints, the first of which is slated to open in Puducherry in June?

4. Which global consumer electronics major has launched the Asian Games 2010 promotional activity “Road of Asia” campaign in India?

5. Which company last week launched a low-cost realty project offering a one-room flat for less than Rs 4 lakhs?

6. Three Indian-origin CEOs have figured among the best US chief executives in the seventh annual listing of best American CEOs by the Institutional Investor magazine. Name them?

7. Which business personality has been voted as the best CEO in India as per the Finance Asia magazine’s annual poll of investors and analysts?

8. Jet Airways last week announced the launch of a new all-economy, no-frills service. What has it been branded as?

9. Which company last week unveiled its brand for zero spangled steel products, which will be called Galvano?

10. Which Indian company last week signed a five-year multi-million dollar content deal with Manchester United, the world’s second richest football club after Real Madrid?

11. Why was Ben Southall of Britain in news last week?

12. Which celebrity will be the face of Garnier Men, a new range of grooming products designed specifically for men by L’Oreal, in India?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 267 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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