February 14, 2010

Biz Quizzard 307

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week February 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business group has launched a new campaign ‘let’s begin’ (TVC currently on air)?

2. SR ‘Mani’ Ayer died recently at the age of 75. He was the head of which advertising agency in India for 20 years?

3. According to a report last week, Nutrilite has crossed a sales mark of Rs 750 crore becoming the largest brand in vitamins and dietary supplements market in the country. Which company owns the brand?

4. Which airline has hired US-based Seabury Aviation and Aerospace to advice it on strengthening the operations?

5. Which company last week announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the reigning Indian Premier League (IPL) champions, Deccan Chargers?

6. Sudhir Trehan is the Business Standard CEO of the Year 2008-09. Which company does he head?

7. Honda Motorcycle India last week launched an 110cc bike. What has it been branded as?

8. Which MNC last week announced a new marketing campaign with brand ambassador Imran Khan and also featuring Kalki Koechlin?

9. United Breweries (UB) has launched an all-season strong beer in the north Indian markets. Name the brand (it is a well-known brand from the company in another category/industry)?

10. Which company last week entered into a franchisee agreement with retail giant Future Group to offer GSM mobile telephony services under a new brand – T24?

11. Which company last week acquired a controlling-stake in Sedis Group, France, through the acquisition of 77% of equity of its holding company, Financiere C10?

12. Walter Fredrick Morrison died last week in Utah, USA. He is the inventor of which well-known toy?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 307 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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