September 20, 2010

Biz Quizzard 338

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week September 13 - 18. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Coca-Cola India’s vice president Sangeeta Pendurkar is joining which MNC as managing director?

2. Wilfred Albur has quit as the MD and CEO of the Indian operations of which MNC?

3. Which company is planning to hive off its pain clinics business – Osmosis – into a separate entity by December this year?

4. Which retail chain is selling its retail business to Chennai-based Shriram Group and the wholesale division to private equity firm TPG?

5. What milestone has Tata Teleservices crossed recently?

6. Which MNC has agreed to buy security software provider ArcSight for about $1.5 billion?

7. With which well known personality has Better Value Brands (BVB) joined hands to launch the country’s first global chain of Indian restaurants called “Indii”?

8. Which company has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Maharashtra-based Pioneer Distilleries for Rs 74 crores?

9. The Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) last week announced the launch of its new brand. Name it?

10. Which MNC has unveiled its smart phone, Optimus One?

11. Which MNC has picked up the distribution rights of animated feature film ‘Ramayana – The Epic’?

12. Which company has acquired Super Valu Services India, the captive BPO unit of Minneapolis-based grocery retailer Super Valu Inc?

13. Which two research firms have formally announced the launch of their global joint venture, named NM Incite, in India?

14. Which celebrity has been signed on by Kellogg India as the brand ambassador for its Chocos range?

15. Which MNC last week named Koo Bon Joon as its new CEO?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 338 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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