April 22, 2018

Biz Quizzard 734

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 16 - 21. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Sir Martin Sorrell has resigned as the CEO of which MNC?

2. Which online retailer has acquired Bengaluru-based Witworks, as it looks to launch smart wearable products for its in-house brands?

3. Which American casual fashion brand has launched a new line just for Indian buyers?

4. Which luggage brand has launched its new campaign ‘Unpack Your Dreams’, featuring cricketer Rohit Sharma?

5. Which automobile brand has launched the ‘#OneWithTheRoad’ campaign to celebrate its first birthday?

6. Which publication brand, in collaboration with Asian Heart Institute, has launched the ‘#HappyHeartIndia’ campaign?

7. Which wholly-owned global unit of Mumbai-listed Allcargo Logistics Ltd has named Rene Wernli as the regional CEO for the India, Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa region?

8. Which company has announced the appointment of Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as chief executive and a member of the company’s board, effective August 31?

9. Which company has launched a digital first campaign for its denim wear brand Forca, starring Tiger Shroff?

10. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) touched which market capitalization milestone mark on April 17?

11. Which brand has launched the campaign '#IshqKeLakhonRang' to promote its new flavours Meetha Pan, Kaala Khatta, Silky Chocolate and Juicy Strawberry?

12. Which television broadcaster has signed a multiyear licencing deal with Mumbai-based brand licensing company Black White Orange Brands to exploit the portfolio of its kids’ channel?

13. Which Indian hospitality company has announced its entry into Saudi Arabia with a 340-keys property in Makkah?

14. Which brand is the most trusted brand in India, according to The Brand Trust Report 2018?

15. Which beverage brand has launched the campaign ‘#MMMbhiAAHbhi’?

16. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Khushiyon ka Ghar’, featuring its first brand anthem, sung by Sonu Nigam?

17. Which MNC has silently launched a web browser for Android devices in India called ‘Internet’?

18. Which MNC will acquire 51.80 % stake in Merck Ltd. (India) for Rs 1,290 crore?

19. Centuary Mattresses has roped in which celebrity as its brand ambassador?

20. This is amazing but not surprising. Tata Trusts, India's oldest and largest philanthropy initiative, will cross which milestone mark in disbursals in 2017-18?

21. Which online beauty products retailer has expanded its private label with the addition of a line of fragrances, starting with two fragrances, Raison d´etre and Joie de vivre?

22. Which menswear brand has unveiled a new brand vision and identity, including a new tagline 'Keep Rising'?

23. Lifestyle has roped in which actress as the brand ambassador for its contemporary ethnic wear brand – Melange by Lifestyle?

24. Which US-based insurance software service provider has entered India’s e-learning market by acquiring majority stake in e-Smartclass Educational Services Private Ltd for $8 million?

25. Consumer durables company Usha International Limited has launched its sustainable fashion label in consultation with IMG Reliance. Name it?

26. Which real estate firm is foraying into the warehousing space with a 150-acre facility in Mumbai suburb Palava?

27. What has the government renamed jowar, bajra, ragi and other millets as, dispensing with the nomenclature “coarse cereals”?

28. Which Indian business personality been named by Fortune magazine in the list of the World's Greatest Leaders of 2018?

29. Which company will acquire French food giant Danone’s Indian manufacturing facility for Rs 30 crore?

30. Tata Group has become the first private business group in the country to enter which milestone market capitalisation league?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 734 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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