June 6, 2010

Biz Quizzard 323

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week May 31 - June 05. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Starting on a nice note. The beautiful Chitrangada Singh can be seen in the print ad for which hair care brand?

2. Google recently released its first ‘Brand Zeitgeist’ findings in India. Which is the most searched brand online in the country?

3. Which company is forming an equal stake joint venture with iconic American media company CBS Corporation to launch a network of television channels in India?

4. Which company, according to reports last week, is planning to launch two new brands, Kruger (casual premium) and World Player (economy brand), in the ready-to-wear segment?

5. Which company has bought a 59% stake in AGC Networks (formerly Avaya Global Connect)?

6. Which business group has bagged the main sponsorship rights of the Indian cricket team for the next three-and-a-half years?

7. Michael Perschke has been appointed head of India operations of which MNC automaker?

8. Why was Jaguar Cray XTS located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US in news last week?

9. Which company last week announced the acquisition of Czech Republic-based coffee chain – CafĂ© Emporio?

10. Which MNC last week unveiled the limited edition of its fastest sports car Murcielago LP 670-4 Super Veloce in India?

11. From the tournament's beginning in 1930, the football World Cup trophy has always been transported in an armored metal case. This year it has a new travel case. Which brand?

12. Which Indian company last week announced the acquisition of US-based Bureau of Collections Recovery, an accounts receivables management company?

13. Ford Motor last week announced plans to kill which 72-year-old brand?

14. Which MNC has sold French champagne maker Chateau d-Avize to Russian oil trader Boris Titov for an undisclosed sum?

15. Which consumer durables and electronics MNC has signed on John Abraham as brand ambassador for two years?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizard 323 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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