May 26, 2013

Biz Quizzard 478

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

1. The board of which MNC has approved a $1.1-billion acquisition of Tumblr, a service that hosts 108 million blogs?

2. Which MNC has acquired Liquavista NV from Samsung Electronics Co to help develop new displays for mobile devices?

3. Which MNC will purchase the private wealth management business of Morgan Stanley India for an undisclosed amount?

4. Which company last week announced it has terminated the employment of President and Chief Executive Officer Phaneesh Murthy?

5. Which MNC has put its iconic India headquarters, a popular landmark in Mumbai, on the block?

6. Which company has overtaken Hindustan Unilever in branded food and beverages sales?

7. Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin has been roped in by which FMCG firm to endorse its entire range of dairy products?

8. Which leading e-commerce player has appointed Latif Nathani as its new Managing Director?

9. Which sports channel has bagged the broadcast rights for the UEFA EURO 2016 across the Indian subcontinent?

10. The central government has decided to allow manufacturing and plying of a new category of four-wheeler on Indian roads. Which category?

11. Network18 Media & Investments has sold its 70.06 % stake in digital agency Webchutney to which advertising company?

12. Which automobile MNC unveiled the FUSO range of trucks in India last week?

13. Which MNC has brought back AG Lafley as its CEO?

14. Etienne Benet would take over as the managing director of the Indian operations of which well known MNC?

15. Actress Sridevi is endorsing which jewellery retail chain?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 478 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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