September 23, 2012

Biz Quizzard 443

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week September 17 - 22. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which sportswear MNC has roped in Indian cricketer Suresh Raina as its brand ambassador?

2. Which web giant has unveiled a new logo for its website, which has striking similarities with its old one and also with Google's iconic homepage logo?

3. Footwear maker Relaxo has roped in which celebrity as brand ambassador for its shoe brand Sparx?

4. Which company has acquired a 51% stake in Bharti Group-owned mobile value-added services (VAS) provider Comviva Technologies for Rs 260 crore?

5. Which business group has forayed into the UAE with its brand 'Chandra' that will offer a range of herbal beauty and personal care products?

6. Which business school from India has been ranked 10th in the FT (Financial Times) Masters in Management 2012 Ranking globally?

7. Which MNC has said it has bought Instagram rival Nik Software, which makes award-winning photo editing application Snapseed, for an undisclosed amount?

8. The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence 2012 were announced last week. Who is the Business Leader of the year?

9. Which well known sports personality has been signed up by Rhiti Sports Management for an Rs 40-crore, three-year contract?

10. Parineeti Chopra has been roped in as brand ambassador for which deodorant brand?

11. Which business group has acquired Delhi’s convenience store chain Big Apple which operates 65 stores in the National Capital Region (NCR) for around Rs 62 crore in an all-cash deal?

12. Which MNC has emerged as the world's most attractive employer, for the fourth consecutive year, according to a survey by global employer branding firm Universum?

13. Which beverage company has announced its association with Indian Formula 1 driver Narain Karthikeyan and the HRT Formula 1 team for the 2012 Singapore and Indian Grand Prix, scheduled from September 21-23 and October 26-28, respectively?

14. Who has retained his position as the richest person in America for the 19th year in a row this year, according to Forbes' annual ranking?

15. Which MNC has unveiled a new marketing campaign, Go Do Something Wonderful?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 443 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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