March 11, 2018

Biz Quizzard 728

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 05 - 10. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which brand has launched the ‘#WomenOfGold’ campaign?

2. The polymer division of which business group has acquired a majority stake in Bengaluru-based automotive accessories maker Team Concepts?

3. Which MNC wants to launch a second-hand business for its Swiss watch brands?

4. Which HR technology platform has been acquired by San Francisco based private equity firm Turn/River Capital in an undisclosed all cash deal?

5. Hrithik Roshan has essayed the role of real life mountaineer Arjun Vajpai in an ad campaign for which brand?

6. Mars Wrigley Confectionery has roped in which cricketer as brand ambassador of Snickers?

7. Dream11, the sports gaming platform, has announced which celebrity as its brand ambassador?

8. Which after-sales car services provider has acquired MotorWhiz in a part cash part stock deal?

9. Which bank has become the first bank in India to launch a home loan product linked to the three-month Government of India Treasury Bill benchmark rate (T-Bill)?

10. Who has topped the Forbes magazine's annual billionaires list published last week?

11. ITC last week said its Aashirvaad atta has crossed which milestone sales value mark?

12. Which company has acquired Digitalabs, a Noida-based digital marketing agency?

13. Melbourne-based Akaal Pharma has entered into a joint venture with which Bengaluru-based company?

14. Which company has formed a joint venture with Golden Harvest QSR Ltd to launch Domino’s Pizza in Bangladesh?

15. The auto-components arm of which business group has acquired a strategic stake in the UK’s MCT Engineering through its arm Moldex Composites, for an undisclosed sum?

16. Which company last week launched #HerStoryOurStory campaign ahead of International Women's Day?

17. Which 2 airports have been jointly adjudged the ‘World’s Best Airport’ for customer experience in the 40 mppa (million passengers per annum) category by Airports Council International (ACI)?

18. Which US-based vertical e-commerce marketplace is all set to enter India following a strategic partnership with Indian company Indian Gifts Portal (IGP)?

19. Lots of ads for Women’s Day (covering some in this edition), i liked this one. Which ethnic-wear brand has released its latest digital film titled '#ChangeForProgress’?

20. Which MNC has announced plans to launch an alcoholic drink for the first time in the company’s 125-year history - with an alcopop-style product in Japan?

21. Which jewellery brand has launched the ad film 'Let's Un-celebrate Women's Day’?

22. Which brand has launched the ad 'Ziddi Chhoriya'?

23. Which intimate-wear brand has come up with a new video titled, '#WomenForWomen'?

24. Which cooking oil brand has launched a video titled '#PehleTum'?

25. Which company has launched the video titled’ #RukJanaNahi’ for Women’s Day?

26. Royal Enfield last week forayed into the pre-owned motorcycle segment with the launch of first such store in Chennai. What is it called?

27. Actor Sidharth Malhotra will endorse which denim wear brand?

28. Which media agency has appointed Rathi Gangappa as chief executive officer?

29. Which real estate company has signed a deal to buy 80% stake in Sterling Urban Infraprojects, which holds land parcels in Bengaluru, for Rs 336 crore?

30. Which business personality is going to start an investment fund called 10100?

31. Which well known brand is celebrating its 35th birthday in the country and has launched a new campaign titled ‘Kuchh Achha Pak Raha Hai?

32. Global PE major Blackstone Group has appointed Dalip Sehgal as the chief executive officer of which fully-owned subsidiary?

33. Which direct selling brand has launched the campaign ‘#PressForConfidence’?

34. Narendra Murkumbi has resigned as the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of which sugar producer?

35. Which business group has agreed to buy 50% stake in Indian Premier League (IPL) team Delhi Daredevils?

36. Bottled water major Bisleri International will be launching a fizzy mango drink in April. What will it be branded as?

37. Which 96-year-old German clockmaker has launched its range of clocks in India?

38. Which MNC has launched a new film 'Paro'?

39. Which MNC launched the campaign ‘#BruisesCanBeGood’ on International Women’s Day?

40. Uber has roped in which celebrity as its first brand ambassador in India?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm to with Biz Quizzard 728 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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