March 28, 2010

Biz Quizzard 313

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week March 22 - 27. Hope you enjoy it.

1. What milestone did SBI claim to achieve with the inauguration of a branch and ATM in Mumbai on March 20?

2. Which business group has bought the lone India franchisee store of South Africa’s biggest grocery chain Shoprite Holding, Nirmal Lifestyle in Mumbai, for an undisclosed amount?

3. Which two cities have emerged as the new IPL teams after the bidding process recently?

4. Which business group last week forayed into the toothpaste category under the ‘Sach’ brand?

5. Which company last week bought Cipla’s oral contraceptive brand, i-pill, for Rs 95 crore?

6. Which landmark did Maruti Suzuki cross last week?

7. According to a report last week, former Bharti Airtel brand and media head R Chandrasekhar, is all set to join which MNC as its marketing head?

8. Which new brand launched GSM mobile services in Chennai last week?

9. Which MNC has nominated Jeev Milkha Singh as its brand ambassador for the European Golf Tour?

10. According to a report last week, Toshiba is in talks with TerraPower to jointly develop an advanced nuclear reactor. Which well known business personality owns TerraPower?

11. Which brand has roped in Shahid Kapoor as its brand ambassador for its entry into the men's skin care segment (TVC currently on air)?

12. After GlaxoSmithkline Consumer Healthcare's (GSKCH's) entry into the noodles segment, global FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) too has entered the category. What has it been branded as?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 313 as the subject.

Answers are mailed to only those who attempt the quiz within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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