January 13, 2019

Biz Quizzard 772

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period January 07 - 12. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has acquired Aasaanjobs for an undisclosed amount?

2. Which celebrity has entered the entertainment business with a long-term partnership deal with production house Banijay Asia?

3. Which nutritional supplement brand has launched the campaign ‘#MakeItAHabit’?

4. Which company will absorb Gruh Finance in a stock-swap deal, creating a merged entity that would offer the full suite of financial services ranging from small-business loans to mortgages?

5. Which company has created a second standalone software brand, Jile, for its agile software development platform, on the heels of its first AI-product Ignio?

6. Which dairy company has appointed Ishmeet Singh as its CEO, effective January 7, 2019?

7. Rudratej Singh has resigned as the global president of which automobile company?

8. The Reserve Bank of India has set up a committee to encourage digitisation of payments and enhance financial inclusion. Who will head it?

9. Global private equity firm ADV Partners has acquired which steel company from the Brazilian conglomerate Gerdau SA for about $120 million?

10. Mastercard is revamping its logo. What is the major change?

11. Which nasal spray brand has launched a digital ad titled 'Naak ka Lagaan'?

12. Which brand has launched the campaign 'Shaadi Ka Naya Gift'?

13. Which company has announced the launch of its latest innovation - ‘Glister Herbals Toothpaste’, to mark its entry into the herbal oral care market?

14. Which life insurance company has announced the launch of the ‘#KeepMoving’ movement which aims to redefine the idea of fitness for India, featuring brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar?

15. Which company has launched ‘SF Rush’ a smart band under its brand SF Watches?

16. Which dating app has launched its first digital campaign titled ‘#SubstanceOverSelfies’, which celebrates your story and not just a reflection of your phone’s front camera?

17. Tablez India has announced a partnership with which U.S.-based, customized stuffed-animal retail-entertainment brand?

18. Which independent league for amateur cricketers has unveiled the campaign ‘Bade Ziddi’ to promote the launch of their new venture?

19. Ms Meera Sanyal died last week after a brief illness. She was the former India head of which bank?

20. Which state government has entered into a MoU with Adani Group to set up World’s first 100% renewables powered data centre park?

21. The Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh last week created 2 Guinness world records for “pouring the highest amount of concrete” and “largest continuous concrete pour in 24 hours”. Which company?

22. Which automobile company’s Igatpuri plant has become India's first carbon neutral manufacturing facility and has been certified by Bureau Veritas (India) Pvt. Ltd?

23. Which celebrity has announced the launch of 'The StyleCracker Box Club', which makes the concept of personal styling accessible to all via a membership programme?

24. Which beverage brand has launched a new television commercial ‘Dil Ko Na Kahoge To Pachtaoge’?

25. Indonesia’s Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) will set up will set up a greenfield pulp and paper manufacturing unit in India with a total investment of USD 3.5 Billion. Which state?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 772 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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