December 8, 2013

Biz Quizzard 506

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week December 02 - 07. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has elevated its India MD Asha Gupta as group president of the Asia Pacific region?

2. FMCG company DS Group, which sells food and beverage products under the Catch brand, has roped in which celebrity as the brand ambassador?

3. Which company is acquiring US-based mortgage due diligence and risk management service provider Opus CMC (Opus Capital Markets Consultants) for $75 million (Rs 465 crore)?

4. Greenways Foods & Beverages has roped in which celebrity to endorse Notty fruit drink brand?

5. Which MNC has acquired Topsy Labs, a social media analytics firm cofounded by two Indian-American entrepreneurs, for over $200 million?

6. Which MNC has launched its new global campaign ‘Dare to be Brasilian’?

7. Which brand has emerged as the largest international fashion brand in the country in the last fiscal year?

8. Which Indian company has entered into a joint venture with Italian component maker Magneti Marelli to manufacture a new generation electronic fuel injection (EFI) system?

9. Titan Company last week forayed into which new product category under its Fastrack brand?

10. Biscuit brand Oreo has roped in which celebrity as its brand ambassador for India?

11. Viacom18 is launching which Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) in India?

12. MS Dhoni has struck a record bat deal for Rs 25 crore with two brands in sports and education. Name the brands?

13. P Madhusudan will become the Chairman and Managing Director of which PSU from January 1, 2014?

14. Radio taxi service provider Meru Cabs last week launched a new short-distance city service as a pilot project in Hyderabad. What has it been branded as?

15. Which company has decided to shut its computer hardware manufacturing business?

16. Adidas has unveiled new FIFA World Cup ball for next year's event. What has it been branded as?

17. Allied Blenders and Distillers (ABD) has roped in which celebrity as brand ambassador for its Jolly Roger music CDs?

18. Which tyre company has launched its premium European brand Vredestein in India?

19. Which company has entered into a strategic partnership with US-based to launch the Indian edition of the site?

20. Which company has announced the launch of its iconic North American sweets brand Jolly Rancher in India?

21. Former Pearson Chief Executive Officer Marjorie Scardino has become the first woman to join the board of which MNC?

22. FII net inflows into Indian equity markets for this year crossed which mark last week?

23. Which MNC last week launched a sugarcane harvester specifically designed for the Indian market?

24. Partnering with Soundlogic and Croma for the technological and distribution solutions, which brand has launched its electronic gadget range, Fashiontronix?

25. An easy question to end this episode. Cadbury Eclairs ab ban gaya hai _____?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 506 as the subject.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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