April 25, 2010

Biz Quizzard 317

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week April 19 - 24. Hope you enjoy it.

1. French cement-maker Vicat last week announced the acquisition of 51% stake in which Indian cement company?

2. Which company has signed a five-year agreement with Philips Electronics NV to make and sell the century-old Philips brand televisions in India?

3. According to a news snippet last week, which well known actress has recently launched her perfume ‘Lalavie’?

4. Which English cricketer has been roped in by United Spirits as a brand ambassador for the Whyte & Mackay brand?

5. Harsh Manglik is the new chairman of Nasscom for 2010-11. He is the CMD for which MNC?

6. Which company plans to open 12 bars, called Foodie’s Bar (the first one has opened in New Delhi’s airport), across India over the next two years?

7. Which MNC last week said it would acquire Nortel Networks Corp’s majority stake in its venture with LG Electronics?

8. What milestone has Chevrolet Spark crossed last week?

9. Which MNC has launched the world’s slimmest LED monitors in India?

10. In a deal which would combine two of the largest US landline companies, which company last week said it would buy Qwest Communications International?

11. Apeejay Surendra Park Hotels Private Limited last week launched India’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certified green hotel. Which city?

12. Which celebrity has been signed on as a brand ambassador for Dabur Real Activ's new Snack Healthy campaign?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 317 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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