September 24, 2017

Biz Quizzard 704

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period September 18 - 23. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC last week forayed into the payment solutions space in the country with the launch of Tez (fast)?

2. Which iconic US-based pop culture magazine has been put up for sale?

3. Which preventive health firm has launched its services in UK in collaboration with Modality Partnership to manage and prevent chronic lifestyle disorders?

4. Which Indian automobile company and Ford Motor Co have announced a strategic alliance to explore cooperation on products, technologies and distribution?

5. Which business group is venturing into online grocery business under Starquik brand?

6. Which footwear company is set to launch a new sub-brand called Healers that will be positioned in the premium segment?

7. Which brand has launched a campaign with the theme ‘Girls Don’t Fight’, featuring brand ambassador Kangana Ranaut?

8. Which mobile message-based services company is acquiring Malta-based SMS Firewall solution company ­ 365squared?

9. PVR, the largest multiplex chain in the country, has unveiled a new premium sub-brand, which it boasts of as the first home-grown big movie screen format. What has it been branded as?

10. Which company last week showcased the first-ever driverless tractor in India?

11. The Renault-Nissan alliance has crossed which cumulative global sales milestone, since inception?

12. Which Indian shipping company has acquired a 74,107 MT DWT (deadweight tonnage) Gearless Panamax of Japanese build?

13. Which Nepal-based diversified conglomerate is set to pick up the 42 per cent stake held by PE firm Lighthouse Funds in Mumbai-based hotel management company Concept Hospitality?

14. Which MNC has launched the campaign ‘Take a Chill-Fill’ to promote its Choco Smoothie?

15. Which company has agreed to acquire Turkey's fourth largest tractor manufacturer, Erkunt Traktor Sanayii, and an associate company for an enterprise value of $117 million (Rs 735 crore)?

16. Which MNC's board has agreed to sell its flash memory chip unit to a group led by Bain Capital for 2 trillion yen ($18 billion)?

17. Which company and German giant Thyssenkrupp have agreed to merge their European steel businesses?

18. Which security and surveillance brand has signed up Salman Khan as CCTV ambassador?

19. Which fashion brand has launched the #IShapeMyWorld Season 2 campaign, featuring Shakti Mohan, Bani J and Ileana D'cruz?

20. Which 3 Indian corporate leaders have been named on Forbes´ special list of the world´s ´100 Greatest Living Business Minds´?

21. Which MNC retailer has named Tammy Redpath as president of its India operations?

22. Which American vegan beauty and personal care brand was launched in India last week?

23. Which company has acquired the money transfer business of Paul Merchants for $40.7 million in an-all cash deal?

24. Ravi Uppal will step down as MD and group CEO of which company on September 30, on completing his five-year term?

25. WagonR has become the third vehicle from Maruti Suzuki’s stable to hit which cumulative sales milestone?

Please mail your answers on or before next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 704 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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