December 26, 2010

Biz Quizzard 352

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week December 20 - 25. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Aamir Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez can be seen in the television commercial (currently on air) for the Purple collection of which brand?

2. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kate Winslet and Chin Lin can be seen together in the television commercial (currently on air) for which international brand?

3. Burner Mond last week acquired Cheshire Salt Holdings, the parent company of British Salt, UK’s largest salt manufacturer. Burner Mond is the subsidiary of which Indian company?

4. Which MNC last week said it will acquire German online shopping club, brands4fiends, for $150 million?

5. Which company last week became the country’s largest steel maker by capacity after announcing a $3 billion deal to acquire debt-laden Ispat Industries?

6. Which business group last week launched India’s first national brand of pulses – i-Shakti Dals?

7. JK Tyres last week rolled out a new tyre ’40.00-5760PR VEM045 E4’. What is its claim to fame?

8. Which product from India has received the good design award for 2010, by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design with European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies?

9. Which MNC has announced it will acquire Zecter Inc, a start-up firm offering products for cloud-based storage and streaming of digital media to internet-enabled devices, for an undisclosed amount?

10. Which company has been named the official partner for the fourth and fifth seasons of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament?

11. Which advertising personality recently released his new book 'Learnings of an Advertising Practitioner'?

12. Which company last week said its board of directors had approved the formation of a joint venture with Saudi Arabia’s Olayan Financing Company to execute electro-mechanical projects in the country?

13. Which business group last week announced its association with tennis star Sania Mirza?

14. Which brand last week announced a makeover with a new logo and the thought of 'Wait Mat Kar'?

15. Which Bengaluru-based e-commerce company has acquired the social network based book discovery, recommendation and review site,

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 352 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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