November 21, 2010

Biz Quizzard 347

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week November 15 - 20. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company will participate in MotoGP next season, marking India’s debut in the world’s premier motorcycle championship?

2. Which international actress is teaming up with Italian designer Alberta Ferreti to create a new organic clothing range?

3. Gillette has launched its first product designed especially to suit the needs of the Indian consumer. What has it been branded as?

4. Which newspaper brand is being advertised with the baseline ‘Know More. No Less.'?

5. Which company is the sole Indian firm to get a perfect score in a list of Asia’s best companies in terms of corporate social responsibility?

6. Which company has bought US-based Namaste Laboratories and its three subsidiaries for $100 million (Rs 446 crore) in an all-cash deal?

7. Which company is re-entering the off-road compact SUV segment in India with ‘Thar’?

8. The nation has honored which business personality by releasing a postage stamp on the occasion of his 100th birth anniversary (an ad was released last week by the business group)?

9. Which MNC last week said it would buy mining supplier Bucyrus International for $7.6 billion?

10. Which business personality last week took over as the chairman of low-cost air carrier SpiceJet?

11. Which MNC last week launched its much-awaited premium sports utility vehicle (SUV) Yeti in India?

12. Which MNC last week, in a joint venture with Nestle, launched ready-to-drink iced tea brand NESTEA in India?

13. Which company last week merged with the investment banking arm of Enam Securities in an all-stock deal worth Rs 2,067 crores?

14. Which well known company last week unveiled a new logo and signature tune?

15. Which international fashion house last week launched its high-end mobile phones in India with a price tag of up to Rs 4.25 lakh?

16. Which bank has kicked off its five-day, high-impact campaign on November 21 to mark its twenty-fifth anniversary?

17. Which brand is being positioned as 'The Friendship Bike'?

18. Which MNC is gearing up to get a piece of the fast growing legal process outsourcing market with the acquisition of Pangea3?

19. Who has topped the Financial Times ’ranking of the Top 50 Women in World Business for the second year running?

20. Which MNC automaker in India last week launched its new corporate identity to ensure uniform brand identity across the globe?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 347 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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