May 30, 2010

Biz Quizzard 322

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 24 - 29. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company is acquiring Latin American Issue Group, a market leader in hair color in Argentina, Peru, Uruguay and Paraguay?

2. Nissan Motor India last week started production of its made-in-India compact car. What has it been branded as?

3. A Mahendran was last week appointed managing director of which FMCG major effective July 1?

4. Which MNC last week agreed to buy business software integration services company Sterling Commerce from AT&T for about $1.4 billion in cash?

5. Which company last week announced the acquisition of the aesthetic skincare business of Singapore-based Derma Rx Asia Pacific Pte for an undisclosed sum?

6. Which business group last week bought a majority stake in electric car company Reva?

7. The Indian arm of which MNC has become the first of its global units to put more water back into the environment than it consumes?

8. Which MNC last week acquired Indonesian mobile social networking Koprol for an undisclosed amount?

9. Which company has just kicked off its plans to introduce Indian wines under the brand ‘Ritu’ to UK and France targeting the Indian eateries?

10. What important milestone did Apple achieve on May 27?

11. Which company plans to roll out its exclusive retail outlets 'Gaurav Stores' across India to market its entire range of products?

12. It’s all in the family. Salman Khan and brother Arbaaz Khan can be seen in the television commercial (currently on air) for which automobile brand?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 322 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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