April 24, 2011

Biz Quizzard 369

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week April 18 - 23. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has acquired the Chloro Chemicals division (CCD) of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries for Rs 830 crore?

2. Which MNC has named Nandu Nandkishore as its next executive vice-president for Asia, Oceania, Africa and Middle East?

3. Which business group last week said it has acquired a Sweden-based speciality pulp company, Domsjo Fibre, for $340 million?

4. Which German tyre maker is acquiring Modi Rubber’s tyre unit, Modi Tyres?

5. Dabur India last week announced its entry into the hand sanitizer market through which brand?

6. Which MNC has agreed to take a 60% stake in China’s Yinlu’s Foods Group for an undisclosed price?

7. Which celebrity has been signed on as a brand ambassador by Eveready Industries India?

8. Which MNC last week said it will sell its hard disk drive business to US-based Seagate Technology for $1.4 billion in cash and stock?

9. Raj Nayak has been appointed as chief executive officer of which general entertainment channel (GEC)?

10. Which 25-year-old company has unveiled its new corporate identity with a new logo that sports a tiger paw with a human imprint, along with the tagline 'Unleash Your Potential'?

11. Which brand has launched a new campaign (TVC currently on air) with a new tagline 'Do Pal Taazgi'?

12. Which well known advertising personality has been named ambassador for D&AD White Pencil?

13. Which Indian business group last week announced its joint venture with world’s largest everyday footwear brand, Clarks?

14. Vijay Rekhi last week stepped down as managing director of which company?

15. Intex last week launched a mobile phone called Intex Vision. What is unique about it?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 369 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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