February 25, 2018

Biz Quizzard 726

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period February 19 - 24. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC has rolled out its own food retailing business in India with a pilot in Pune, becoming the first foreign ecommerce firm to stock and sell food items directly to consumers?

2. Which MNC has signed a framework agreement with the Maharashtra government to build a hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune?

3. Which global beauty brand has launched a new interactive digital campaign 'In the Shower' in order to boost the re-launch of its hair care range in India?

4. Which apparel brand has launched a digital campaign titled 'Make Your Move’?

5. Which brand has launched the campaign 'what a life!' to promote its home automation solutions?

6. Italian luxury accessories maker Tonino Lamborghini Group last week announced a joint venture with which Indian company to design, manufacture and sell electric golf-carts across the world?

7. Which $6 billion distribution and supply chain giant for international brands has unveiled its new global brand identity, a new logo and tagline – ‘Seamless Partnerships’?

8. Which creative agency has teamed up with GroupM’s media, content, and technology agency Wavemaker, to create Effectiveness Lab in India?

9. Which life insurance company has launched a new digital campaign based on the proposition that buying insurance is no rocket science?

10. Which MNC has appointed Madhusudan Gopalan as its new India MD & CEO, effective April 1?

11. Which smartphone maker has launched a 13-minute-long digital film, featuring actors Sidharth Malhotra and Kriti Kharbanda?

12. Which digital assets exchange in India last week listed two global crypto-assets - OmiseGO (OMG) and Request (REQ) - and enabled trading in them?

13. Starting July 1, all SIM-based M2M (machine-to-machine) communication devices will carry a number of how many digits, instead of the 10-digit number now?

14. Which brand has launched its new campaign “Indian foods have hots for olive oil”?

15. IDFC Bank last week launched operations in which state?

16. Which automobile brand has launched the second phase of its 'Kam Peeta Hai' campaign, with 3 ads ‘Hot Boss’, ‘Dhaba’ and ‘Ram and Raavan’?

17. Which company will launch home chemo and dialysis services in India by March?

18. Which home and furniture marketplace has forayed into the Rs 6,000 crore mattress industry in India with the launch of its new private label Clouddio?

19. Which life insurance company has launched its new campaign ‘Love Unconditionally’?

20. Coca-Cola India is looking to roll-out for its frozen fruit range of products in April. What will it be branded as?

21. Which engine oil brand has launched the campaign 'Ride for Legends'?

22. Which company has launched the world's first 'wind-free' air conditioner in India?

23. Promoters of homegrown mobile handset firm Celkon have floated a multi-brand retail chain for mobile handsets and accessories. What has it been branded as?

24. Jeff Kirwan is quitting as the president and chief executive of which fashion retailer?

25. Gaku Nakanishi has been appointed as the President and CEO of which automobile company in India?

26. Which company has acquired Singapore-based Pan Asia Logistics?

27. Which on-demand logistics player is all set to merge with Mahindra group-incubated logistics aggregator platform SmartShift?

28. Which payments bank commenced operations last week?

29. Which company has merged its tobacco leaf and agri-business divisions to scale it up?

30. Which company and Canada’s Viking Air have signed a MoU to form a strategic alliance to manufacture small aircraft to support India’s push to expand regional air connectivity?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 726 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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