August 28, 2016

Biz Quizzard 648

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

1. Who will be the new governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

2. Which company has recently obtained an automobile freight train operator (AFTO) licence from the railways, becoming the first car maker in India to do so?

3. Which company signed a MoU with the Indian Army to construct a state-of-the-art hostel building for 30 students of the Army Institute of Management Kolkata as part of its CSR initiative?

4. Titan has launched a campaign for which brand with the tagline 'One Watch, Many Faces'?

5. Which plywood brand has launched a new television commercial featuring termites performing mushaira?

6. The Apple Store is being rebranded. What will it be called?

7. Which MNC recently released Lifestage, a new iPhone app that allows teens to watch clips about the lives of their classmates?

8. Which company is claiming to have become the first herbal brand to launch a complete range of alcohol-free mouthwashes?

9. IKEA has appointed which agency as its creative agency on record in India for both offline and digital campaigns?

10. A consortium of Chinese investors has acquired which ad-tech venture for about $900 million in a rare reverse merger deal being touted as the largest in the sector?

11. Which recruitment firm and its joint venture partner for Asia Pacific, Temp Holdings, have launched a venture capital fund for startups focused on human resources?

12. Which MNC has agreed to buy U.S. cancer drug company Medivation Inc in a deal that values the company at about $14 billion?

13. Which company last week announced that it has become the first Indian tyre company to produce 10 million truck / bus radial tyres?

14. Which state now ranks number one for commissioned capacity in both wind and solar, according to Bridge to India, a global solar energy consulting firm?

15. Myntra has become the first online fashion portal in India to achieve which net sales milestone?

16. Which ethnic wear brand has launched its latest film, titled 'The Move’?

17. Who has topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's highest-paid actress for the second straight year, earning some $46 million?

18. Telecom companies have petitioned the government to defer the country's biggest-ever spectrum auctions by a few days. Why?

19. Which MNC has acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse, founded by two Indian-origin entrepreneurs?

20. India is ranked at which position in the list of top 10 wealthiest countries in the world, in terms of total individual wealth held, according to a report by New World Wealth?

21. Which MNC has bought a smart scheduling app Genee, as part of its effort to embed artificial intelligence (AI)?

22. US-based provider of contact management platform FullContact announced the acquisition of which Startup Village (Kochi)-based provider of technology enabled human verified data research platform?

23. Which photo-sharing app has acquired the article bookmarking website Instapaper?

24. Which MNC has launched Doublemint©Mints, marking its entry into the freshening space in India?

25. Which company has launched HiOwna Momz, a nutritional health drink for to-be and new mothers?

26. Which global professional services company has entered into an agreement to acquire Redcore, a privately-held Australia-based security company for an undisclosed sum?

27. Which motorcycle brand has launched its campaign ‘Jhatka Mana Hai’?

28. Which telecom company has launched content delivery network 'Fast Edge' for faster delivery of web content to users?

29. Which leading wellness and healthcare company has adopted a crowd sourcing path to discover a brand new identity, claiming a global first in its category?

30. Which airline has launched its first television commercial with brand ambassador Deepika Padukone?

31. Which beverage brand has launched a new commercial with the tagline "Phir Ho Ja Shuru"?

32. Which beverage brand has become the first fizzy drink in the country to use stevia, said to be the world's most sought-after natural sweetener?

33. Which company has acquired ZapLuk, provider of on-demand beauty and wellness services, to scale up its 'AtHomeDiva' business?

34. Which low-cost carrier from the Middle East is offering Indian passengers the option of paying for their tickets in monthly instalments?

35. Which company has launched the country's first software-defined wide-area network solution-in-a-box for its enterprise customers located in India, including banks and government departments?

36. Which MNC last week unveiled what it claims as the world’s fastest production car?

37. Which MNC has agreed to buy an antibiotics business from AstraZeneca Plc for $725 million as well as other payouts?

38. Google last week announced the general availability of its newest Android smartphone operating system. What is it called?

39. Which healthcare and fitness startup has invested $3 million for a controlling stake in Cult, a company that provides training without using machines?

40. Jaw-dropping feat or plain ridiculous, you decide. Which brand has launched its new ad, claimed to be “the most expensive ad film ever made", featuring Ranveer Singh and Tamannaah Bhatia?

41. Which Mumbai-based company last week announced its foray into the domestic bed linen market with the launch of `Boutique Living' range of bed linen products?

42. Which footwear company has appointed Deepak Chhabra as the new Chief Executive Officer?

43. Patanjali Ayurveda will roll out more than one hundred products under which brand to stake claim in the Rs 8,000-crore organised home worship category?

44. Which condom brand has roped in popular West Indies cricketers Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle as brand ambassadors?

45. The Reserve Bank of India last week retained the tag of “too big to fail” banks for which two banks, second year in a row?

46. Which country has become the first to try out public self-driving taxis?

47. The Taparia family has picked up a majority stake in which pharmacy chain?

48. Which company last week appointed noted industrialists Venu Srinivasan and Ajay Piramal and Bain Capital MD Amit Chandra as Non-Executive Directors?

49. Which business group has announced a joint venture with CCI Logistics Group to consolidate its contract logistics business in India?

50. This is salute worthy. Which Indian chief executive last week pledged to devote 75% of his lifetime income to charity?

51. Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power firm, has crossed which consumer base milestone mark in the country?

52. Bengaluru-based startup Zzungry last week introduced two dishes, ulundu kozhukattai and kova kozhukattai, to celebrate the legacy of which personality?

53. Which 2 Tata entities are partnering Smile Train, an international children’s cleft charity, to raise awareness and extend support for cleft lip, palate repair and comprehensive cleft care?

54. Which jewellery retailer launched a new campaign celebrating sisterhood this Rakshabandhan?

55. How many Indian companies feature in the Forbes’ world’s 100 most innovative list?

56. Punit Misra, HUL’s Executive Director and Vice-President – Customer Development, is slated to join which media company as CEO from October 1, 2016?

57. Which global digital agency, owned by GroupM, last week announced it has established operations in India via the opening of a new location in Delhi?

58. Which bank has signed a strategic collaboration with Amazon Internet Services to setup a co-working hub at its Innovation Lab facility `Thought Factory' in Bengaluru?

59. Hyundai Motor India, the nation's second largest car maker, has set an internal target of producing more than how many vehicles a year by 2020-2021?

60. SN Subrahmanyan will take over as the new chief executive of which company on October 1, 2017?

61. Which MNC last week introduced America’s legendary tyre brand Firestone in India, with the Firestone FR500 for cars and Firestone Destination LE02 for SUVs?

62. Which business group has won the bid to develop and operate the Rs 3,000 crore Mopa airport in Goa on public private partnership with the state government?

63. Which MNC telecom gear maker last week launched its largest global service centre (GSC) in India with an initial investment of Rs 136 crore?

64. Which air purifier gear maker, along with UK-based Cambridge Mask Co, has launched military grade anti-pollution mask for the Indian market to strengthen its presence in the segment?

65. Which company last week launched a digital technology platform called DiGiSense to mark its foray into fleet management for commercial vehicles, tractors and construction equipment?

66. Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard will buy which US convenience store chain in a deal valued at about $ 4.4 billion, boosting its presence in southeast United States?

67. Siddharth Roy Kapur will reportedly step down as MD of which company, once his contract gets over by January?

68. Which French fashion designer, known as the Queen of Knitwear, died last week at the age of 86, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease?

69. Several multinational seed companies in India have grouped to form a new seed association. What is it called?

70. How many Bollywood stars made it to the latest Forbes’ list of world’s top 20 highest-paid actors?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 648 as the subject. Answers will be mailed back to all those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

August 21, 2016

Biz Quizzard 647

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the August 15 - 20. Hope you enjoy it.

1. For the first time in history, India's passenger vehicle production is expected to cross which milestone mark in 2016, according to a forecast report by PwC Autofacts?

2. Which Indian digital cinema services provider has expanded its footprint to Bangladesh, in partnership with Jaaz Eskay MultiMedia, the largest film production company there?

3. Orkut Buyukkokten, founder of Orkut(dot)com, has now launched another social network. What is it called?

4. Which MNC is reportedly working on launching a new operating system called ‘Fuchsia’?

5. State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has set up an Rs 100-crore startup fund to nurture new ideas related to the sector. What is it called?

6. Which Pune-based family enterprise is gearing up to launch the country's first electric motorcycle under brand T6X?

7. Siti Cable has been renamed. What is the new name?

8. Which MNC has bought out the entire stake of local partner Knowledge Fire and converted their joint venture in India into a fully-owned subsidiary?

9. Which German wind turbine maker has agreed to buy the wind turbine inventory and service operations of Kenersys, a company owned by Pune-based Kalyani Group?

10. Which chat app has become the newest Indian startup `unicorn', with a valuation of $1.4 billion?

11. Which company has acquired the United States-based Ash Stevens, a contract development and pharmaceutical manufacturing company in an all-cash deal valued at nearly $43 million?

12. Which company has agreed to buy out Praxair India's entire 74% stake in their joint venture for Rs 240 crore, making the industrial gases supplier its wholly-owned subsidiary?

13. Which auto components and services provider has said it will acquire engine cooling solutions supplier TitanX for an undisclosed amount?

14. Which MNC will acquire Swedish air-purifier company Blueair for an undisclosed sum?

15. Which MNC has forayed into the domestic breakfast cereals market with Ceregrow, a breakfast cereal aimed at kids?

16. Which Dutch apparel brand, which was being sold exclusively on Myntra(dot)com, has struck a long-term partnership with Reliance Brands to open its stores in India?

17. Which MNC has launched a new video chat application called Duo?

18. Which Massachusetts (US) headquartered data protection platform to stop data theft, last week announced the launch of its operations in Hyderabad?

19. Ola has shut down which business / brand and has reportedly laid off 700 employees?

20. Pidilite Industries has roped in Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador of which brand?

21. Kellogg India has signed on which celebrity as brand ambassador for Kellogg’s Oats?

22. Which fashion brand has roped in actress Malaika Arora as the face of their autumn-winter 2016 collection Star Struck?

23. Which luxury brand has launched its exclusive made to order shoe services in India for the first time?

24. Online marketplace Snapdeal has shut down which premium online fashion and accessories platform it acquired in February last year?

25. Which company has been named as the most reputed pharmaceutical brand in India, as per ‘India’s Most Reputed Brands’ list by BlueBytes?

26. Which hospitality company has launched a luxury hotel 'Feathers' in the western part of Chennai?

27. Which well known international lifestyle brand last week announced a tie up with William Penn Pvt Ltd (WPPL) for distribution of its products in India?

28. Which advertising agency from Eastern India has forayed into tea business with the launch of its new group company?

29. I have covered this earlier. Which company last week launched a range of baby care products - hair oil, massage oil, body lotion and body wash gel - under a new sub-brand called Sishu Care?

30. In one of the largest global celebrations ever, which MNC has hidden 150 liquor barrels around the world to celebrate its 150th anniversary?

31. Which MNC has unveiled its Mission Million Books, inviting Indian citizens to donate textbooks and educational material for the benefit of the underprivileged?

32. Japanese two-wheeler maker Yamaha's Indian arm India Yamaha Motor (IYM) has achieved which production milestone?

33. Which 2 Indian companies have been recognised by Fortune magazine in a list of global firms changing the world for the good and having a positive social impact through their activities?

34. Which company is said to have begun working on what is being pegged as the most affordable electric SUV in the world, codenamed S107?

35. Which MNC has announced that it has acquired “Otto”, a technology startup whose aim is to make trucks self-driving?

36. Which MNC has unveiled Project Alloy, a virtual reality headset that doesn’t require a cable connection to a computer and can integrate objects from the real world via on board cameras?

37. Which security and business-support company has bought a significant majority stake in Dusters Total Solutions Pvt Ltd, a leading facility management company, for Rs 175 crore?

38. Which company has decided to demerge its diagnostics business, including the business of its majority owned subsidiary SRL Ltd?

39. Which ecommerce on-demand delivery service has applied for a retail trading licence?

40. Which well known business group in India unveiled its new logo on August 15?

41. Anand Krishnamurthy has resigned as the managing director and chief executive of which bank, a year after taking over the posts?

42. How did Pizza Hut celebrate India's wins at Rio last week?

43. Which Silicon Valley-based artificial intelligence solution provider has launched its Indian subsidiary in Bengaluru?

44. Which Pune-based global consulting and IT services firm has acquired ICRA Techno Analytics (ICTEAS) for Rs 68.75 crore?

45. Which company launched its new corporate campaign ‘Ragon Mein Raftar’ on August 15?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 647 as the subject. Answers will be mailed back to all those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

August 14, 2016

Biz Quizzard 646

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the August 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has been awarded Startup of The Year at The Economic Times Startup Awards 2016?

2. Tejasvi Mohanram, founder of which financial products platform, has taken back control of the company from online marketplace Snapdeal?

3. Singapore-based private equity firm Capital Square Partners has acquired about 55% stake in which Bengaluru-based technology-enabled services and outsourcing company?

4. Taj Group of Hotels recently unveiled a new brand philosophy. What has it been termed as?

5. Taking another foray into the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, which MNC has acquired Seattle-based machine learning startup Turi for nearly $200 million?

6. Which company has launched its latest diamond jewellery collection "Celebration" to mark the completion of 5 years in Kolkata?

7. Which company has acquired fashion portal Elitify(dot)com?

8. Which chocolate brand launched a #Madfie contest to promote the launch of its new flavours on the occasion of Friendship Day?

9. Which women’s accessories brand launched a digital campaign with the message ‘Celebrating friendship that remains special forever’?

10. Which MNC has agreed to buy e-commerce startup Jet(dot)com Inc. for about $3.3 billion?

11. Which company last week announced its foray into the premium worsted suiting under the brand Primante?

12. Which textile brand has launched a ‘Look Good, Do Good’ programme in association with a social enterprise Goonj from August 6 to 28 across all its shops?

13. Which company has acquired Melgain lotion, used for treatment of skin depigmentation, from Issar Pharma to strengthen its dermatological portfolio?

14. Which MNC has launched its new campaign ‘Unlimited You’?

15. Which online fashion retailer last week announced the addition of two international brands - TOMS and Meters/bonwe - on its platform?

16. Which Singapore-headquartered company last week officially announced its entry into India with a key presence in New Delhi, Bengaluru, Goa and Kochi?

17. Which vegetarian food chain has acquired Delhi-based packaged products company FYNE Superfood for an undisclosed amount to ramp up its packaged products offerings?

18. Which company has agreed to pay $429 million for jobs site Monster Worldwide Inc, one of the first e-commerce companies to go public in the 1990s at the dawn of the Internet era?

19. Which company has launched its two-wheeler radial tyres Protorq, which are meant for premium bikes?

20. Which well known advertising professional in India last week bid adieu to advertising?

21. Which MNC has launched its global confectionery brand Chupa Chups in India to target the growing lollipop market in the country?

22. Which quick service restaurant last week unveiled its new logo?

23. Which MNC has been ranked as the 58th most valuable US brand in the annual Brand Finance study ‘Top 500 US Brands’?

24. Which MNC’s campaign celebrates Chris Mosier, an extraordinary athlete whose unlimited determination to become the first trans athlete, earned him a spot on the US men's national team?

25. Which Pune-based meat delivery startup is in the process of acquiring meat delivery player Nonveggies in an undisclosed all cash deal?

26. Which Dutch multinational plans to set up a $25 million copper wire rod manufacturing facility in India, in partnership with Polycab Wires, a private player in the cables and wires industry?

27. Which MNC and Larsen & Toubro have signed an agreement to partner in manufacturing subsea equipment for deep water projects in the Krishna-Godavari basin on the east coast of India?

28. Which celebrity management firm has acquired 85% stake in Delhi-based entertainment startup Gigstart for an undisclosed amount?

29. Which power transmission company has acquired a minority stake in United States-based drone service company Sharper Shape?

30. Which company will sell its business of sale and distribution of urea and customised fertilisers manufactured at Babrala, Uttar Pradesh, by way of a slump sale to Yara Fertilisers India?

31. Which logistics player has signed a joint venture agreement with Dubai-based Fetchr to launch a dedicated ecommerce arm named DeliverEx?

32. US-based marketing platform Boomtrain has acquired which Bengaluru-based messaging company?

33. Which education content provider has launched the first Indian television channel focused on higher education and skill development, in partnership with DEN Manoranjan Satellite in Pune?

34. LinkedIn has crossed which user milestone in APAC region?

35. ITC has roped in Saina Nehwal as brand ambassador for which health and hygiene brand?

36. Which company last week launched its second fitness smart band 'fitRist Pulzz' at Rs 1799?

37. Announcing a big foray into the world of artificial intelligence, which MNC has acquired San Diego, California-based deep learning startup Nervana Systems run by an Indian-origin entrepreneur?

38. Who are the only two billionaires from India in Forbes' list of the world's 100 richest people in technology?

39. Which company has acquired a 51% stake in HRX, the lifestyle brand co-owned by Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and Exceed Entertainment, for an undisclosed amount?

40. Aditya Birla Group is merging which two entities to create a $9 billion (Rs 59,766 crore) enterprise?

41. Which US-based technology firm last week launched its HD LED televisions in India in partnership with Noida-based Super Plastronics (SSPL)?

42. Which state-owned company has inaugurated the country's first facility to produce nickel at Ghatsila in Jharkhand?

43. Which company last week announced the divestment of its automobile parts division to Badve Engineering, Pune, in an all-cash deal as a part of a planned strategic reorientation?

44. Which online real estate advisor has acquired Gurgaon-based virtual and augmented reality & 3D visualisations startup 3DPhy?

45. Which Japanese tyre major last week announced the foray into the Indian two-wheeler tyre segment with the launch of NERUN brand across the country?

46. Which Chennai-based company has launched canned drinks and malt-based foods under brand name Molto?

47. Pawan Kumar Bajaj has taken over as managing director and chief executive of which bank?

48. Which MNC’s Mexican unit has agreed to sell its Suburbia clothing chain to El Puerto De Liverpool for about $ 852 million?

49. Which MNC has said it will acquire US-based luxury appliances maker Dacor, seeking to boost high end product sales?

50. The co-founder of which American online news aggregator and blog said she would leave the company to focus on running her new venture, health and wellness startup Thrive Global?

51. Taxi aggregator Ola has launched a new category to rent taxis to simplify intra-city travel with hourly packages. What has it been branded as?

52. Rivigo, a new-age logistics start-up last week announced that it has placed a order for commercial vehicles with Ashok Leyland. Why did this make news?

53. Ex-IAS officer Pravesh Sharma has co-founded a startup which uses existing retailers to sell veggies in Delhi. What is it called?

54. Which brand and Culture Machine’s lifestyle channel Blush have launched the film #ChangeTheRhyme, an interesting take on the rhyme ‘Chubby cheeks, rosy lips…’?

55. Which company has launched the campaign #DeliverTheLove for Raksha Bandhan?

56. Which Hindi movie channel has launched a new campaign with the tagline ‘Yaad Rahega”?

57. Which publication has announced the launch of its new campaign “WEunCOVER Mumbai”?

58. Which mobile wallet and e-commerce platform has launched a digital film with the theme of 'working towards India's freedom from corruption'?

59. Which pharmaceutical company has elevated COO Umang Vohra as its CEO, with effect from September 1, 2016?

60. Which state has become the first to pass GST Bill?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 646 as the subject. Answers will be mailed back to all those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

August 7, 2016

Biz Quizzard 645

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the August 01 - 06. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company will launch an India-focused ayurvedic toothpaste under the Cibaca brand?

2. Chinese conglomerate Jiangsu Longzhe will invest close to Rs 840 crore, or $125 million, to acquire majority stake in which Indian power transmission equipment manufacturer?

3. The Capital Partnership (TCP), a London-based independent asset manager of the uber rich, has acquired which Indian real estate investment fund from Religare Enterprises?

4. Christian Dior Fragrances and Beauty boutique has made its way to the Indian market with the launch of its first outlet here. Which city?

5. Nestle India has launched a television commercial featuring Nimrat Kaur to promote which product?

6. Nakul Chopra was elected as the president of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for the year 2016-2017. He is the CEO of which ad agency?

7. Which brand has launched what it calls as India’s first ‘Smelfie’ Challenge?

8. Kevin Roberts has quit as chairman of which advertising agency over a sexist comment?

9. Which MNC has roped in Deepak Iyer as managing director of its India unit and part of the Asia-Pacific leadership team?

10. Which MNC has named Anant Maheshwari, president at Honeywell India, as its next India head?

11. Restaurant discovery platform Zomato said its food ordering business crossed which milestone mark in July?

12. Which company has agreed to buy HR Givon, an Israel-headquartered aerospace equipment manufacturer, as it looks to expand in the defence offset space?

13. Ashish Vohra will be the new CEO of which life insurance company?

14. Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIMB) is offering a certificate programme in general management for healthcare professionals in partnership with which company?

15. Which company has acquired 60.3% shares in Nashik-based Klasspack, a glass packaging firm, for an undisclosed amount?

16. Which company has reached an agreement to buy SolarCity Corp for $2.6 billion?

17. Which company said it will buy GPS vehicle tracking company Fleetmatics Group Plc for about $2.4 billion in cash to expand into the connected vehicle and fleet management market?

18. Which pharma company is forming a joint venture with Google parent Alphabet Inc's life-sciences business to explore using electrical signals to treat diseases?

19. Which Indian bank and America's Apollo Global Management have come together to set up a firm that aims to make money by recovering from bad loans purchased from banks?

20. Didi Chuxing, the dominant ride-hailing service in China, said it will acquire which MNC’s operations in the country?

21. Which automobile company claims to have become the only company in the world to supply engines to Mercedes-Benz and BMW, two of the world’s biggest luxury car makers?

22. Mondelez India has launched the `marvellous collection' from its global portfolio under which brand?

23. Which Indian company has acquired two newly set up hair care firms in Zambia and Senegal to ramp up presence in African market?

24. Mumbai-based brand licensing startup Black White Orange Brands has signed a three-year exclusive licensing and merchandising agreement with HBO for which popular show?

25. Bengaluru-based job portal Babajob was in news last week for announcing which position with a monthly starting salary of Rs 25,000?

26. Which drug maker has said its Japanese subsidiary Kyowa has agreed to pay about $150 million to acquire a set of 21 products from Japanese drug maker Shionogi?

27. The end of an era. Nimesh Kampani is stepping down as the chairman and managing director of which company?

28. Which Nepalese noodle brand is rolling out its first advertisement campaign in India?

29. Which MNC has acquired privately held gene therapy developer Bamboo Therapeutics in a deal worth up to $ 645 million to boost its presence in the treatment of rare diseases?

30. Which country has pipped India to become the optimistic country in the world, according to market researcher Nielsen?

31. Which retailer has launched its new campaign ‘Khane Ka Samay’?

32. Which job portal has launched its new campaign 'India's Most Loved CEO'?

33. Which gaming company has roped in popular movie stars Prakash Raj and Rana Daggubati as the brand ambassadors for its flagship game, an online Rummy website?

34. Which private equity firm has invested $125 million (Rs 837 crore) to own a majority stake in newly formed logistics company Stellar Value Chain Solutions?

35. Which company last week said that its arm Pt Engineering has sold its entire stake in UK-based Simon Carves Engineering to Engineers and Constructors International for $2 million?

36. Which business group has rolled out its brand campaign titled 'Rukna Nahi Hai' for Rio Olympics?

37. Which company has announced the national foray of the shampoo variant of the herbal hair care brand, Karthika?

38. Which MNC has unveiled MobileFirst for iOS Garage in Bengaluru, its first such facility that will deliver full service capabilities to clients from a single place?

39. US-based PE firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has sold its entire stake in the India arm of which business process outsourcing company to Altruist, an Indian mobile social networking company?

40. Which city has ranked as the most budget-friendly city in India for a three-day break, according to a survey conducted by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor?

41. Which ready-to-cook packaged food company has partnered with Nilgiri Dairy Farm to produce dairy products such as paneer and curd?

42. RBI has launched a website from which anyone can obtain information regarding entities that are allowed to accept deposits, lodge complaints and share information. What has it been named?

43. Which brand has launched a television commercial featuring a new character, a bad guy called Mr Sardi Zukaam?

44. Which home service provider has launched a digital film #ByeBai for its laundry category?

45. Which private sector non-life insurer has overtaken state-owned Oriental Insurance to become the third-largest in terms of gross written premium?

46. Global hospitality company Wyndham Hotel Group is set to launch which new brand in India?

47. Which airline has roped in Jacqueline Fernandez as brand ambassador?

48. Instagram has announced the roll-out of a new Snapchat-like feature. What has it been branded as?

49. Amazon last week unveiled its first branded cargo plane. What has it been branded as?

50. Which bank has become the first institution to incorporate the unified payments interface (UPI) in its banking app?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 645 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to all those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli