July 2, 2017

Biz Quizzard 692

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 26 - July 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business group is buying out the management team and technology infrastructure of Gurgaon-based GrocerMax to enter the online grocery business?

2. Which company last week announced the appointment of Sunil Kakar as MD and CEO with effect from July 16 for three years?

3. Which investment firm has ramped up its stake and picked up a majority position in Noida-based online insurance policy aggregator EasyPolicy?

4. Mr Desh Bandhu Gupta, 79, died last week. He was the founder of which company?

5. Which company has won the title sponsorship of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years with a record-breaking bid of Rs 2,199 crore?

6. Which MNC is downing shutters of its biggest analytics, technical and innovation centre in the country, based in Pune?

7. Facebook has touched which monthly active users milestone?

8. Which MNC has launched its latest initiative #FanTheFire to focus attention on athletes who pursue lesser followed sports?

9. Which Chinese automobile company has announced the formation of MG Motors India, a 100% subsidiary, for commencing its Indian operations?

10. Which Indian automobile company has signed a pact with Abans Auto, a leading distributor in Sri Lanka, to sell in that country?

11. Rajesh Laddha will be the new CEO of which financial services company?

12. Which transportation technology solutions provider will undertake a $1.6-billion rapid transport project at the UAE's Ajman city?

13. The fourth-generation Honda City has crossed which sales milestone in the country in just 30 months after the launch?

14. Sony has said it will start making which product again, three decades after abandoning production?

15. Times Bridge, a division of the Times Group, last week formally launched which well-being and productivity platform in India?

16. Which company has launched a new television campaign, #MagicOfLight?

17. Which MNC has roped in chef Kunal Kapur to promote its built-in appliances?

18. Which company last week announced that it has decided to open up what it claims will be India´s first branded chocolate chain?

19. Which MNC will acquire Israel-based cloud management company Cloudyn?

20. Amazon is bringing its exclusive sale event, Prime Day, to India this year. Which date?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 692 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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