April 29, 2018

Biz Quizzard 735

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 23 - 28. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which business group has appointed former foreign secretary S Jaishankar as the group’s president, Global Corporate Affairs?

2. Which business group has announced its foray into ready-to-eat snacks segment in the Indian market with the launch of its B2C brand ‘Popodax’ - that has a range of flavoured appalams?

3. Paytm has claimed it has touched which milestone mark of KYC compliant mobile wallet customers?

4. Which entity has entered into the education space with the launch of Indiginus?

5. Which fashion retail brand has signed actor and singer Diljit Dosanjh as its brand ambassador?

6. TTK Prestige, the kitchen appliance company, has made which actress as its brand ambassador for its flagship brand, Prestige?

7. Which 2 wheeler brand has launched its new ‘#ZyadaKaFayda’ ad campaign?

8. Which white goods maker has roped in actors Kriti Sanon and Sushant Singh Rajput as its new brand ambassadors?

9. Bata India has roped in which actress as brand ambassador?

10. On April 26, TCS became the first Indian company to close the trading session with which milestone mark in market capitalization?

11. Which home-grown mobile brand has revamped its brand identity with a new logo and tagline “Bharose ka saath”?

12. Which paint brand has launched its new campaign ‘Glow of Success’?

13. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘The story Re-spun’ for its khadi collection?

14. The board of which company has approved the acquisition of the radio division of Ananda Offset, called Friends FM, by way of slump sale?

15. Which company has announced an equal JV between Frigel and Matsui Technologies India to meet increasing demand for cooling solutions for various industries in India?

16. Kalyan Jewellers last week announced the appointment of which actress as its global brand ambassador?

17. Which beverage brand has launched the ‘#GhulkeJiyo’ campaign?

18. Which two-wheeler brand has launched the campaign ‘Love is Growing’?

19. Which company has unveiled innovative range of fans and coolers called ‘Air 360’ and ‘tricool’ to stay cool during the summer?

20. Which company is selling its e-learning solutions outfit to Noida-based publishing technology and services company MPS for Rs 80 crore?

21. Parle Products has roped in which celebrity as the brand ambassador for its premium cookie brand Milano?

22. Which athlete sportswear and leisurewear maker has inked a tie-up with FIFA World Cup to exclusively manufacture and distribute merchandise in India for the 2018 World Cup?

23. On the occasion of World Malaria Day, which brand launched a video titled ‘Social Media Pe Machchar Marne Waale’?

24. Which MNC has launched the campaign ‘Quality air for life’ for its air conditioners range?

25. Which company is the most 'attractive employer brand' in India, according to the findings of Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2018?

26. Which airline from India last week said it has become a member of the International Air Transport Association, a global body of 280 airlines?

27. Which Italian luxury brand and realty firm Unity Group have announced a tie-up for developing Delhi’s tallest building, comprising 160 branded luxury apartments?

28. ShopClues will open its first offline store next month. Which city?

29. Essar Oil, owned by Russian firm Rosneft and partners, last week said it plans to change its corporate identity. What will be the new name?

30. Which company last week unveiled a range of ‘next generation’ commercial vehicles under the brand name ‘Ultra’?

31. Which Hyderabad-headquartered engineering and operations management services firm has acquired Belgium-based semiconductor firm AnSem for $17 million?

32. Which billionaire NRI has bought his second bank, Diamond Bank (UK), the UK subsidiary of a Nigerian bank?

33. Which Chinese television manufacturer has launched what it claims to be an India-centric smart-TV brand, iFFALCON?

34. Aditya Ghosh has resigned as the president of which airline?

35. Reliance Retail has crossed which milestone sales mark?

36. Which company has announced a global deal for the next six books by best-selling author Chetan Bhagat, whose previous books were published by Rupa publications?

37. Which travel channel is claiming to be India’s first TV channel to launch in the UK for mainstream audiences?

38. Which company has introduced Novo 65 HP and Novo 75 HP, two high capacity tractors in India in a bid to improve farm productivity?

39. Which electronics product design and solutions company will enter the domestic market by setting up one more manufacturing unit in India?

40. Tata Starbucks has announced the launch of a limited-edition beverage - Celebration 150 - from April 18 to 30, 2018. Reason?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 735 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

No comments: