October 18, 2009

Biz Quizzard 290

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week October 12 - 17. Hope you enjoy it.

1. General Motors last week launched its luxury sedan in the country. What has it been branded as?

2. Which brand last week unveiled its first high-end store ‘Dive in’ in Hyderabad?

3. Who has been appointed the president of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham)?

4. Which MNC last week said it had agreed to pay $2.9 billion for Starent Networks Corp., a maker of equipment for wireless carriers?

5. Which company has agreed to buy the 80-year-old American magazine BusinessWeek?

6. Tata Motors last week launched its new generation sedan. What has it been branded as?

7. Which software company last week entered into a definitive agreement to buy Chennai-based Laser Soft Infosystems, a privately-held banking software company?

8. Which MNC has pipped a host of companies, including India’s Bharti Airtel and BSNL, to buy Luxembourg-based Millicom’s Sri Lankan mobile network?

9. OP Puranmalka has been named the new CEO of which cement company effective April next year?

10. Which company has launched a new brand campaign based on the concept of ‘joy of ownership’?

11. The new avatar of which brand was unveiled recently including new packaging and a new logo, which features a red 'eye' that the company refers to as the 'Eye of Good Health'?

12. Model Dipannita Sharma has been roped in to feature in the television commercial (currently on air) of which brand with the baseline ‘doobo taazgi mein’?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 290 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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