July 15, 2018

Biz Quizzard 746

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period July 09 - 14. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Samsung last week inaugurated its expanded facility, which is being billed as the world’s largest mobile phone production unit in terms of number of devices rolled out monthly. Which location?

2. Sidharth Loyal has resigned as the managing director of which advertising agency?

3. Which company has appointed Vivek Sharma as its managing director to spearhead its electricals business?

4. The India Chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA) will induct which advertising doyen into its Hall of Fame at the sixth edition of the IAA Leadership Awards?

5. Martin Schwenk will be the new MD and CEO of which automobile MNC in India?

6. Which jewellery brand has launched the Lavanyam campaign celebrating South Indian architecture, culture and traditions?

7. Which bank has launched the campaign 'Your bank in an app'?

8. Which PE firm, along with partners Goldman Sachs and Janchor Partners, has acquired HR firms Innovsource and V5 Global Services in deals said to be worth Rs 350 crore?

9. Which MNC last week appointed Ashok Ramachandran as its India CEO?

10. Which state was last week ranked number one in the country for the Ease of Doing Business?

11. Uber Eats last week announced the launch of its operations in which South Indian city?

12. Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma has stepped up his aggressive push into India by joining forces with which $250 million Chinese venture capital fund?

13. Which American clothing brand has appointed Brandzstorm India as its partner for designing, manufacturing distributing and retailing its products in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka?

14. Jerome Saigot has resigned as the India MD of which automobile MNC?

15. Which entertainment company last week unveiled its new brand identity, with 'India Khush Hua' as its new tagline?

16. Which skincare brand has launched its new campaign, with actress Taapsee Pannu as the new brand ambassador?

17. Which MNC has launched its first Indian campaign, ‘make everyday brighter’?

18. Which Italian leader in the premium denim segment has announced a strategic distribution partnership in India with Reliance Brands Limited?

19. Zomato last week rolled out yet another loyalty rewards program. What has it been branded as?

20. HDFC group last week saw the market capitalisation of its listed firms cross which milestone mark?

21. Which financial services company has launched its new campaign 'Buy Right: Sit Tight'?

22. Which brand has rolled out its ‘#OnlyInSalons’ campaign starring Twinkle Khanna?

23. Which hospitality firm has acquired Mumbai-based Internet of Things (IoT) technology company AblePlus?

24. In less than six months from launching its operations in seven cities in India, which dockless bicycle sharing company has decided to shut down its operations?

25. Tata Motors last week unveiled the name of its much awaited compact sports utility vehicle (SUV). Name it?

26. Which company has acquired 100 percent stake in Mirren, a South African over the counter(OTC) pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor?

27. Which 2 Indian-origin technology executives have made it to the Forbes' list of America's 60 richest self-made women?

28. Which baby care brand has launched a campaign celebrating 125 years journey?

29. Sunfeast Dark Fantasy has roped in which celebrity as brand ambassador?

30. India has emerged as the world’s sixth largest economy in 2017 surpassing which country, according to an analysis of data of the World Bank?

31. Ranveer Singh and Manushi Chhillar have been roped in to promote which e-commerce fashion brand?

32. Which celebrity has unveiled a new active wear brand, 'Just F'?

33. Nokia has appointed which actress to feature in its new 'millennial oriented' digital campaign?

34. Sun Pharma Consumer Healthcare has signed actor as the new brand ambassador of Revital H?

35. SYSKA has roped in which celebrity as the brand ambassador for its wires and cables biz?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 746 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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