October 28, 2012

Biz Quizzard 448

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week October 22 - 27. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business group has become the country's first business house to attain $100 billion in revenues?

2. Ranbir Kapoor can be seen in the latest television commercial for which two wheeler company?

3. In the biggest overseas acquisition this year by a private Indian company, which Hyderabad-based company has agreed to buy Rutgers, a Belgium-based manufacturer of coal tar pitch, for €702 million, or Rs 4,900 crore?

4. Which company has agreed to buy the entire equity holding of Dutch injectable specialty generics manufacturer OctoPlus NV for € 27.39 million (Rs 192 crore) in an all-cash deal?

5. Which company won the Hyderabad franchise of the Indian Premier League for Rs 85.05 crore per year?

6. Which business group has bought the country's fifth-ranked business process outsourcing provider, Firstsource Solutions in a transaction that values the company at close to Rs 800 crore?

7. According to Forbes' annual ranking of 100 wealthiest Indians, who is the richest Indian?

8. Joginder Singh will take over the as the president and managing director of the Indian operations of which automobile MNC effective December 1, 2012?

9. Which online fashion and lifestyle store has roped in Nargis Fakhri as brand ambassador?

10. Which Indian company features among the top-ten in the world's 50 most innovative list released by US-based business magazine Forbes?

11. Which business personality has been conferred with the prestigious 2012 Hoover Medal in recognition of his philanthropic activities in India?

12. Which bath and light fittings manufacturer has signed internationally-acclaimed fashion designer Wendell Rodricks as its brand ambassador?

13. Which MNC has purchased Stamped, which makes a product that lets consumers share favorite restaurants and music on their smartphones?

14. Which company has entered into an agreement with ExxonMobil Chemical to acquire its Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Global Films business?

15. Which well known apparel brand is customizing the all-American denims for the country's motorcycle-riding population and adds features to suit local needs?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 448 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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