December 1, 2013

Biz Quizzard 505

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week November 25 - 30. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which two pharmaceutical MNCs will merge their India operations under a single brand as part of efforts to boost business?

2. Jotirmoy Ghose has been appointed the managing director of which cement company?

3. Which digital content services company has acquired Godot Media, a Bengaluru-based specialist content services boutique that serves customers in the US and India?

4. Which company has launched ‘jaano toh maano’, a new investor education campaign on mutual funds?

5. Deepika Padukone and Imran Khan have been signed on as the new faces of which well known FMCG brand?

6. Doug McMillon will be the new CEO of which MNC?

7. Which business personality has acquired a minority stake in TravelKhana, an online food delivery service for railway passengers?

8. Which former CEO from the Indian IT industry has joined as an operating partner in Boston-based private equity firm Advent International?

9. In the run up to World AIDS Day on Sunday, 1st December, which brand is activating the 'One Share One Condom' campaign?

10. Dabur India has roped in which celebrity as the new brand ambassador of air freshener product Odonil?

11. Which cricketer has become the latest to be signed up by Adidas?

12. Which MNC has acquired Chennai-based Prizm Payment Services, a provider of financial services to banks and financial institutions in India?

13. Which MNC has named Citigroup’s Neeraj Sahai as its new president?

14. Which advertising agency will bring media agency M/Six to India by January?

15. Which brand is the world’s most valuable brand, according to Forbes?

16. Which business school from India has found a place in top 39 elite business schools in the world named by MBA employers, according to QS Global Business School Report 2013?

17. Which portal has unveiled its new brand identity consisting of a refreshed company logo and tagline ‘My Show. My Time. My Seat’?

18. Which brand has launched a new campaign with the positioning that it will help one become a ‘Bheem-stein’?

19. Cadbury India has signed a memorandum of understanding with which state that will see it set up its largest manufacturing plant in the Asia-Pacific region?

20. Nitish Kapoor will be the new India MD from January for which MNC?

21. Which brand has launched its new television commercial titled ‘Pyaar ki Special Bhasha’?

22. Which company has bought the Canadian high commission’s building in central London for over Rs 3,120 crore (£306 million) signaling the group’s ambitious overseas plans?

23. Which MNC has announced the launch of its digital campaign, ‘Wake Up’, to establish its new brand positioning ‘Find Better’?

24. Which well known brand has launched a new digital campaign called ‘Confessions of a bride’?

25. The motor sports division of which business group from India will join the inaugural FIA Formula E championship beginning in September next year?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 505 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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