September 4, 2011

Biz Quizzard 388

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week August 29 - September 03. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which toy maker has said it will enter the domestic kids’ apparel segment by the year-end via its popular brands Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price?

2. VenturEast, a southern venture capital firm, has invested $4.7 million (Rs 21 crore) in an ethnic food chain set up by entrepreneurs Venkatesh Iyer and Shivadas Menon to sell which popular snack?

3. Which company has launched the campaign - the pure air lover (p.a.l) movement?

4. Which MNC has bought Daewoo ENTEC, one of South Korea's leading sewage treatment service providers, and is looking at more mergers or acquisitions to become the world's leading water treatment company?

5. The tourism board of which region/ destination has announced a marketing association with novelist Chetan Bhagat to create a 360-degree campaign to showcase its appeal to Indian tourists?

6. Marcelo Villagran will step down as the managing director of Indian operations of which MNC?

7. Which company will be sponsoring Narain Karthikeyan and his team for the inaugural Formula One Grand Prix to be held in India in October?

8. G Krishnan has quit as the executive director and CEO of which broadcasting company after a 16-year stint?

9. Which digital imaging solutions provider has launched a new campaign with the positioning 'See beyond the usual'?

10. Which company has joined hands with Siemens - its first tie-up since establishing a homeland security and aerospace division early this year?

11. Which company is planning to spread wings in the processed fruits business with its aamras (mango pulp/ juice) brand, 'Garden Fresh Kerino Ras'?

12. Mahindra & Mahindra last week unveiled the brand for its new ‘World SUV’ (code-named W201). Name it?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 388 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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