May 9, 2010

Biz Quizzard 319

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 03 - 08. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business personality has entered into a partnership with Kolkata-based realtor Sumit Dabriwala to develop commercial and residential real estate in India’s top seven cities?

2. Which once-popular product will Sony (the sole manufacturer presently, according to the report) stop producing from next year?

3. Which MNC has launched a campaign ‘Here for good’ across media?

4. Which well known brand has changed its positioning to ‘Shararat ki ek ghoont’ (one sip of mischief)?

5. Which company has formed a joint venture with Donna Karan International (DKI) to design, produce and distribute the entire range of DKNY menswear apparel across the world, except Japan, for 10 years?

6. Which two airlines last week agreed to merge, creating the world’s largest air carrier by passenger traffic?

7. Manoj Jha is the new managing director of which automobile company?

8. I just loved everything about this commercial (currently on air) – the concept, cast, music and execution. ‘Jewellery that makes you want to marry’ is how it ends. Which brand?

9. Which insurance company is advertising across media with the baseline ‘Your health first’?

10. Why was Mr Nitin Nohria in news last week?

11. Which MNC last week launched Proximity, an interactive and integrated marketing agency, in India?

12. What milestone did Ford Fiesta cross last week?

13. Which company last week bought the print business of Mid Day Multimedia (MML)?

14. Which company has bought a 90% stake in South Africa-based Braybar Pumps Ltd for Rs 11 crore?

15. Which company last week introduced global kids bike brand Popeye in India?

16. Tata Tea Ltd (TTL) is changing its name. What will it be known as?

17. Which public sector unit has become the first government organization to be on Twitter?

18. Which celebrity has been signed on as the brand ambassador by Luminous Power?

19. Who has topped the list of 70 world’s richest billionaire mothers, compiled by on the occasion of Mother’s Day?

20. Which iconic retail brand has been sold to Qatar Holding, the Gulf royal family’s investment arm?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 319 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

Please note that answers are mailed to all those who attempt the quiz within the given time.

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