April 18, 2010

Biz Quizzard 316

This edition of Biz Quizzard is dedicated to Sri Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad (Dr. CK Prahalad) who died in the US last week after a brief illness.

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

1. According to a news snippet last week, which celebrity features in Reebok India’s commercial for its deodorant?

2. TVP Group, a little known company that claims to be the second largest manufacturer of computer monitors, is entering the LCD television market. What is the brand?

3. Who is the new CEO of MasterCard?

4. Which celebrity has been roped in to endorse TCT Mobile’s new range of handsets, Alcatel ICE3?

5. Which Indian IT company last week announced it had acquired US-based IT consulting firm OneGIS for an undisclosed amount?

6. Which German soft beverage maker is all set to enter the diet carbonated drinks market in India under its brand Slim?

7. Microsoft finally unveiled its first mobile handset last week. What has it been branded as?

8. To reduce its carbon footprint, which MNC will sell its shoes in cardboard frames wrapped in reusable shoe bags – called the ‘Clever Little Bag’ – from next year?

9. Matrimonial website BharatMatrimony.com last week launched an online portal that will exclusively cater to the physical challenged. What has it been branded as?

10. Who has been ranked as India Inc’s Most Powerful CEO of 2009 by The Economic Times Corporate Dossier magazine?

11. S Nagarajan, currently human resources head at Philips, is scheduled to join which dairy major as its MD?

12. Which business group has picked up a strategic stake in captain Gopinath-founded logistics company Deccan 360?

Please mail your answers on or before next week to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 316 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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