May 2, 2010

Biz Quizzard 318

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week April 26 - May 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has entered into an agreement with GMR Holdings to acquire a majority stake in GMR Industries, the agri-business entity of the group?

2. Which business personality in the UK has topped the Sunday Times Rich List for 2010 for the sixth consecutive time?

3. Which firm is advertising its execution of the Yamuna Expressway Project across media?

4. Which well-known brand has been relaunched with the positioning ‘The blue-eyed boy’?

5. Chirayu Amin is the new IPL commissioner. He is the chairman of which company?

6. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), headed by Nandan Nilekani, has unveiled a brand name and a logo. What has it been branded as?

7. The Iconix Brand Group last week said it would buy which comic strip brand from United Features Syndicate Inc and E.W. Scripps Co for about $175 million?

8. A new hotel opened in Dubai last week. Name it?

9. Which organization in the financial sector, according to reports last week, has gone in for advertising on 3 Rajdhani Express trains?

10. Which software company has bagged the first contract from India’s Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI)?

11. Which company last week said it would acquire Dubai-based ETA Star Cement for an enterprise value of Rs 1,700 crore?

12. Which MNC will acquire the struggling smartphone maker Palm in a $1.2 billion deal?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 318 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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