August 2, 2009

Biz Quizzard 279

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week July 27 - August 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business group, according to a report last week, has introduced wheat flour, cooking oil and pulses under the brand Healthy Life and a mango drink labeled Good Life?

2. An easy one. Which brand is being advertised in the print medium with the baseline ‘NOT JUST ANY OTHER SWITCH’?

3. Which MNC is acquiring nearly 70% stake in Hyderabad-based vaccine-maker Shantha Biotechnics for Rs 2,600 crore?

4. Which company will be the title sponsor for the 2010 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup to be held in March?

5. Which business group last week released an ad for its Second Career Internship Programme (SCIP), aimed at women professionals?

6. Which company last week said it had sold its nutrition business, which included brands like Farex, Dexolac and Protinex, to global health company Abbott?

7. Which company last week named cricketers Yusuf Pathan and Ravindra Jadeja as its brand ambassadors?

8. What milestone did Airtel cross in Sri Lanka recently?

9. Watch maker PA Time Industries last week launched Ssteele, its new range of stainless steel watches. Which other well-known watch brand does the company own?

10. Which company has picked up the title sponsorship of the upcoming Champions League T20 tournament for Rs 170 crore?

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli


R said...

Wonderful attempt; i would like to use them if you do not mind, to test general awareness of my students.

Where do i get answers to the questions for your weekly quiz....? i need them, please

Rajeev Kondapalli said...

Hi R,

As long as it is for sharing knowledge, please free to use it. The answers are mailed to all those who attempt the quiz (by mailing answrs to the given mail id) within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli