June 27, 2010

Biz Quizzard 326

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 21 - 26. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which businesses group would be investing around Rs 300 crore for picking up a 20% stake in Hyderabad-based Maytas Infra Limited?

2. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank has agreed to buy the retail banking business in United Arab Emirates of which MNC?

3. Which business group and Tata Teleservices last week started mobile telephony services under the brand name T24 (talk 24 hours)?

4. The Economic Times last week published its annual ‘India’s Best Companies to Work For’ list. Which company has topped the list?

5. Which business outsourcing firm last week said it has acquired UK-based customer relationship management company Careline Services?

6. According to a report last week, Pepsi will be launching its second cola, which will be pitted against market leader Thums Up as a macho drink. What has it been branded as?

7. Electrical equipment maker Havells is relaunching which lighting brand in India?

8. An outdoor campaign, with the positioning ‘Change is inevitable’, was launched in 37 cities last week to unveil the new logo of which well known brand?

9. Rajiv Dube, who recently resigned from Tata Motors, is moving to which business group as director?

10. Which Indian business personality has joined Clayton Dubilier and Rice (CD&R), a US-based private equity major which includes the likes of former GE chief Jack Welch?

11. Which European insurer has agreed to sell most of its British life unit to Clive Cowder’s Resolution for 2.75 billion pounds?

12. A consortium led by which Indian company has won the bid to build, operate, modernize and expand the Male International Airport (MIA) from the Malaysian government?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday torajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 326 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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