May 17, 2009

Biz Quizzard 268

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 11 - 16. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company, according to a report last week, is hitting the liquor market with a super premium brandy, Morpheus, this month?

2. US-based brand and reputation management consulting firm, Reputation Institute has named five Indian firms among the top 50 in its annual list of world’s most reputed companies. Which Indian firm/group has been ranked 11th?

3. Mr Madhu Kannan has been appointed managing director and chief executive officer of which institution/organization in India?

4. Mr Vaidyanathan has been appointed managing director and chief executive of which insurance company in India?

5. Which Indian business personality has been awarded the Nikkei Asia Prize for 2009?

6. Which company last week claimed to have now become India’s biggest music company?

7. Which MNC last week announced that Beijing Olympics bronze medal winner and boxing champion Vijender Singh will be its new brand ambassador?

8. Which Indian bank has entered into an agreement with Visa to issue debit cards in the US?

9. TDSAT member JS Sarma last week took over as the chairman of which regulatory body in India?

10. Which MNC has developed the world’s fastest central processing unit (CPU)?

11. Which milestone did Bharti Airtel cross last week?

12. Maruti Suzuki India last week launched its new premium hatchback. What has it been branded as?

13. Which Indian company has acquired Australia-based UCMS Group for $40.7 million (Rs 200 crore)?

14. NDTV last week launched an English news and entertainment channel in Chennai in partnership with well known organization?

15. Which Indian company last week said it will spend 10 million euro on buying a majority stake in French firm Uniross SA?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 268 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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