May 28, 2017

Biz Quizzard 687

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

1. Which business personality was recently conferred the ´Banga Bibhushan´, highest civilian honour instituted by the West Bengal government?

2. Which digital lending platform has acquired supply chain financing platform CreditPeriod(dot)com for an undisclosed sum?

3. Which MNC has appointed Neil George as the new managing director (MD) for India?

4. Zee group has launched another Hindi news channel. What has it been branded as?

5. Which automobile brand has been launched with the campaign ‘Nayi Generation Hai’?

6. Which retail chain has launched its latest campaign called ‘Beta BOLT’ and ‘Beti GAGA’ to announce the ‘Sports Super Sale’?

7. Which company has launched the campaign #EveryWomansRight, taking up cause of open defecation?

8. Which brand has launched a campaign to promote its four new flavours - Amritsari Achari, Mumbaiya Chatak, Super Chennai and Bengali Jhaal?

9. Private security firm Topsgrup's global chairman Diwan Rahul Nanda has launched an on-demand hyperlocal service aggregator. What has it been branded as?

10. Which country overtook Japan to become the second-largest steel producer in the world after China in 2016, according to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF)?

11. Which company has formed an equal joint venture (JV) with Turkish company Ardutch BV to introduce the Beko brand of home appliances in the Indian market?

12. Jim Hackett will be the new CEO of which automobile MNC?

13. Which global healthcare company has unveiled its latest campaign in India, ‘Limitless possibilities, unstoppable you’?

14. Which actor has been signed by Brandzstorm India as the new brand ambassador for Gio Eyewear?

15. Which Spain-based multimedia communications group, which specialises in producing and distributing top sports events across the globe, is set to open its shop in India later this year?

16. Which US-based global insurance SaaS company has acquired 80% stake in ItzCash for Rs 800 crore?

17. Which business group is entering the LED lighting business through its listed entity SORIL Infra Resources, marking its first move in a product focused business?

18. Which business group has named Jesper Brodin as its new CEO?

19. Which MNC has announced its entry into the Indian solar market, in collaboration with Mumbai-headquartered CleanMax Solar India?

20. Online food delivery startup Foodpanda has signed up which celebrity as brand ambassador?

21. Which company has launched the campaign #SabseBadaMoh?

22. Which business group has acquired the health and wellness communications agency Sorento?

23. Mexico's largest food and bakery company Grupo Bimbo is buying a controlling stake in which Indian bread and bakery products maker?

24. Who is the new chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)?

25. The founder of which south Indian cuisine restaurant chain has bought back controlling stake from India Equity Partners (IEP) for an undisclosed amount?

26. Which city has become India's first city to have electric mass mobility system?

27. Which state has ended the sugar season 2016-17 as the highest sugar producer in the country?

28. Which skin and natural beauty care brand has launched the #FastFreshness campaign this summer?

29. Which fashion retailer has roped in actors Randeep Hooda and Sunny Leone as brand ambassadors for India?

30. The Sensex crossed which new milestone mark on May 26?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 687 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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