May 16, 2010

Biz Quizzard 320

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 10 - 15. Hope you enjoy it.

1. According to a report last week, who has been roped in to endorse Micormax’s upcoming range of handsets for women?

2. Which launch in 2009 has won the 2009 Brand Derby of Business Standard as the most power-packed launch?

3. Which MNC is acquiring the zinc unit of UK’s Anglo American for $1.3 billion (Rs 5,850 crore)?

4. Tamil actor Sneha has been signed up as brand ambassador for which hair oil brand?

5. Which company has acquired the PIPC Group, the global programme management consulting firm based in London?

6. Which Hyderabad-based IT firm has acquired US-based business intelligence (BI) consulting company Percentix Inc?

7. Which automobile brand is the inspiration behind Rohit Bal’s new signature collection?

8. The June edition of which well known international magazine will be in 3D?

9. Which Mumbai-based IT firm has acquired DecsionOne, a US-based IT firm promoted by a clutch of private investors for $104 million?

10. Which MNC last week agreed to buy fellow business software maker Sybase for $5.2 billion?

11. Mocha and Cafe Coffee Day have upgraded their menu card recently with a drink called Twister. The uniqueness of the drink is that it changes colour as soon as it is stirred. Which brand is being promoted through Twister?

12. India’s top fashion photographer Atul Kasbekar has been roped in as the face of the new TVC of which automobile brand?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 320 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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