July 5, 2009

Biz Quizzard 275

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 29 - July 04. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which two well known international automotive brands were launched in India last week?

2. Which Indian company has acquired US’ largest men’s formal-wear clothing, and bankrupt, company Hartmarx Corporation?

3. The Bandra-Worli sea link was inaugurated last week. Which company was the contractor for the project? (The company released a full page ad on the occasion)

4. South Africa-based Fry Foods, which makes meat-like vegetarian products, is entering into a joint venture with Big Five Health Foods (BFHF). Which celebrity’s mother is a promoter in BFHF?

5. According to a first city-specific study of its kind by the International Financial Corporation (IFC), which city is the easiest location to do business in India?

6. Ms Roshni Nadar has been appointed CEO of which company in India?

7. Which business group is picking up a 70% stake in mobile handsets retail chain MobileNXT Teleservices?

8. Which iconic electronics/entertainment brand turned 30 on July 1?

9. With which brand would you associate the animated characters Chouw and Mouw? (TVC currently on air)

10. Why were the companies Burn Standard and Braithwaite in news last week?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 275 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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