June 30, 2019

Biz Quizzard 796

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 24 - 29. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor has resigned from his position six months before the end of his term?

2. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC has joined hands with which realty developer to build India’s biggest retail mall of more than 2.5 million sq ft?

3. Pankaj Razdan has resigned as the CEO of which life insurance company?

4. Which consumer intelligence company has acquired US-headquartered mobile advertising company RevX in an all-cash deal?

5. Which European gelato and ice cream machine manufacturer has entered into an exclusive marketing tie-up with Chennai-based Swedinox Impex to sell the former’s equipment in India?

6. Which QSR chain has launched the campaign ‘Load mat le, asli loaded signature wrap le’ for it’s newly launched Loaded Signature Wraps?

7. Which MNC wholesale retailer has launched the campaign ‘Impossible Deals Are Back’ to celebrate its 16th anniversary?

8. Which condom brand has launched the ‘#ComeTogether’ campaign?

9. Which tea brand has announced its expansion into a new category with the launch of ‘Spice Secrets’?

10. Santoor has become the first soap brand from an Indian FMCG company to breach which annual sales milestone mark?

11. Which online meat and fish delivery platform has launched the campaign ‘#NoFreeKaMaal’?

12. Which deodorant brand has launched a video titled 'Ab teri baari'?

13. Which Chinese smartphone brand has unveiled its new tagline - 'Dare to Leap'?

14. Amit Agarwal has become the chairperson of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). He is the India head of which MNC?

15. Which Indian Logistics Company has tied up with Asendia, a joint venture between French postal service La Poste and the state-run Swiss Post?

16. Which asset management company has acquired a majority stake in Infigo Lifesciences?

17. Which watch brand has launched the campaign ‘#ChallengeTheLimits’?

18. Which confectionary brand has unveiled its launch campaign ‘#PehlePaan’?

19. Which company will launch ‘Fusian’, a range of Asian flavour inspired noodles?

20. Xiaomi has announced its entry into the personal grooming space for Indian males and has launched which product?

21. Which online general insurance brand has launched the campaign “Ismein Dimaag Kya Lagana?” for car insurance?

22. Which online marketplace will roll out a credit system, SuperCoins, from July to strengthen its loyalty programme?

23. Which fresh food company has introduced a flanker brand ‘Daileez’ for traditionally price sensitive markets?

24. McDowell’s No.1 Platinum Gourmet Snacks from Diageo India has roped in which actor as the face of the campaign ‘Jashn Yaari Ka’?

25. Which health insurance company has launched the campaign ‘The Moment of Truth’?

26. The health wing of which MNC recently partnered with music streaming app JioSaavn for a 'World Music Day' special campaign for the brand Polybion?

27. Which dairy company last week launched its consumer brand ‘Dreamery’?

28. Which actor has invested an undisclosed amount in GOQii, as part of the home-grown wearable devices maker’s Series-C funding round?

29. Which crypto exchange in India is shutting down operations by winding up all of its digital assets exchange services?

30. Which Indian drug maker last week said it has stepped into the Chinese pharmaceuticals market?

31. MG (Morris Garages) Motor India last week launched its first product. Name it?

32. LGT, a private banking and asset management group owned by the princely family of Liechtenstein, has acquired a “substantial majority” stake in which wealth management firm?

33. Which chocolate brand has launched a campaign ‘Masti ka Daily Dose’ featuring actress Ananya Panday and director Anurag Kashyap?

34. Which company has claimed to have become India’s first private life insurance company to launch a Musical Logo (MOGO)?

35. A consortium including Lego owner Kirkbi last week agreed to buy Britain’s Merlin Entertainments, owner of which 2 well known tourist attractions in London?

36. US-based healthcare software solutions players Saince last week announced the India rollout of its healthcare platform Qural from which city?

37. Which machine tool solutions provider has announced the incorporation of a wholly-owned subsidiary, m2nxt Solutions?

38. Which private sector lender has become the owner of 2.58% stake in microfinance firm Satin Creditcare following the allotment of 1.343 million equities against preference shares?

39. Which innerwear brand has launched a new campaign ‘#FitsLikeASong’?

40. Which is India’s most expensive city and among the top 20 costliest cities surveyed in Asia for expatriates, according to Mercer’s 25th Annual Cost of Living Survey?

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June 23, 2019

Biz Quizzard 795

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 17 - 22. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Coca-Cola India has roped in Mahendra Singh Dhoni to endorse which brand?

2. Which company is rebranding its gaming platform Gamepind as First-Games?

3. Which oral care brand has launched the campaign ‘#SabkoChabaJaayenge’?

4. Which Noida-based travel tech company has acquired Chicago-based hospitality sector-focused digital marketing services provider BCV for Rs 175-200 crore?

5. Which company last week sold its entire stake in Shriram Transport Finance Company for about Rs 2,305 crore to institutional investors in a block deal, 6 years after it had bought the shares?

6. Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecom and media group Altice, has agreed to buy which historic art auction house in a deal worth $3.7 billion on an enterprise value basis?

7. Which company has launched a new chemical Aqua K-Othrine, which can be mixed with water instead of diesel and used for fogging?

8. Which company will acquire Canada-based Objectwise Consulting Group Inc for 2.75 million Canadian dollars (about Rs 14.33 crore)?

9. Which refiner and manufacturer of precious metal products and services has announced the purchase of ABB’s Humacao electrical contacts manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico?

10. Which company is the country´s most attractive employer brand, according to the findings of the Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2019?

11. Which company has won a multi-year contract to manage Cricket Australia’s (CA) digital properties?

12. Which MNC has announced the appointment of ex-Royal Enfield global president Rudratej Singh as president and chief executive officer of its Indian operations?

13. Which business personality last week joined Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates in the world’s most exclusive wealth club with a fortune of at least $100 billion?

14. Facebook is set to launch its own virtual currency next year, enabling users to transact through a digital wallet on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. What is it called?

15. Which tech major has agreed to acquire Ireland-based Zenith Technologies to strengthen its IoT capabilities and gain life sciences domain expertise?

16. Which well known company has hired Emami’s COO Angelo George as its first professional CEO?

17. Which entity’s stake in Maharashtra Scooters Ltd. (MSL) has increased to 51%?

18. Which electric two-wheeler start up last week unveiled its first electric motorcycle - the RV400?

19. In the year’s largest commercial real estate deal so far, which MNC has reportedly acquired a marquee office building in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) for Rs 2,500 crore?

20. Which company will acquire 51.2% of Apollo Munich Health Insurance for Rs 1,347 crore in cash?

21. Which footwear brand has signed actor Ranveer Singh as brand ambassador?

22. Which brand has launched its latest TV advertisement campaign, ‘Light your home smarter’?

23. Which online grocery company has forayed into the milk business with the launch of its milk brand - G-Fresh Milk?

24. Which skincare brand has launched a film ‘The Boxer’ as part of its ‘#SeeWhatHappens’ campaign?

25. Which famous leather chappal has got a Geographical Indication tag?

26. Which fashion retailer is joining a unique and pioneering industry-led platform, 'Circular Apparel Innovation Factory' (CAIF) in collaboration with Intellecap?

27. Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited has launched its first ever autographed range of toothbrushes. Which celebrity?

28. Which company has test launched an instant coffee brand, Sunbean Beaten Caffe, which will directly compete with HUL’s Bru and Nestle’s Nescafe in the Rs 1,500-crore market?

29. Which Pune- and California-based data protection firm has become the newest Unicorn in India’s technology startup space?

30. According to Kantar’s Brand Footprint 2018 report, which brand has become the first Indian FMCG brand to top 5 billion choices?

31. Which NBFC has reached agreements with its partner BNP Paribas for acquiring stakes held by the latter in their 2 joint venture companies for around Rs 1,000 crore?

32. India’s civil aviation regulator has certified drones from how many startups?

33. Which technology-enabled logistics company last week launched a national freight index in a bid to transform the sector and usher in transparency?

34. Which MNC last week unveiled Seltos SUV, its first car for India?

35. Which news and local language content discovery application has announced acquisition of hyperlocal content platform Local Play for an undisclosed sum?

36. Which MNC has launched the campaign ‘Say it, See it’ for its LED TVs?

37. Which jewellery brand has launched a campaign for its Facets collection?

38. Which MNC celebrated Father’s Day through its ‘#MemoriesRecaptured’ campaign?

39. Which MNC last week announced the launch of JUICY FRUIT chewing gum in India?

40. This is a clever campaign. Which MNC has launched the campaign ‘#ParksNotParking’, urging people to convert parking areas into parks?

41. Toronto-headquartered Manulife has picked up 49% stake in which asset management company for $35 million, marking its entry into the 43-member strong Indian mutual fund industry?

42. Which company last week said it has completed the acquisition of a 49.7% stake in Max Healthcare from South Africa-based Life Healthcare?

43. Which Chinese handset maker has appointed Fisher Yuan as its new India chief executing officer?

44. Which MNC has announced ‘#YehMeraIndia’, the India edition of its global in-app travel campaign?

45. Which snacks brand has announced the release of 'Come on India, Dikhado!' song, using the iconic cheer from the classic cricket anthem from the late 90’s?

46. Which company has launched the digital campaign ‘Stop Flu!’ featuring Chhota Bheem to drive awareness and action on flu?

47. Which MNC last week announced the sale of The Farm Group, which provides post-production services, to Los Angeles-based Picture Shop?

48. Which ride-hailing company has unveiled its latest campaign for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 titled, 'The Anti Anthem'?

49. Burger King recently launched a new restaurant, situated at Chakala Metro station in Andheri in Mumbai. Which milestone store count did it touch in India with this launch?

50. Oyo Hotels & Homes last week said it has opened a new Oyo Townhouse hotel, in Pune. Which milestone count did it touch for Oyo Townhouse with this launch?

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June 16, 2019

Biz Quizzard 794

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 10 - 15. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which chocolate brand has launched a new variant with 30% less sugar?

2. Chinese tech giant Tencent is set to bring a “Lite” version of which popular online game to India?

3. Kulmeet Bawa has quit as the MD, India and South Asia, of which MNC?

4. Which brand entered the Guinness World Records for creating the ‘largest sentence made with packaged food’?

5. Which company has launched the Keep India Smiling (KIS) Mission - the brand’s commitment to provide foundational support to over 20 million people every year to enable a future they can smile about?

6. Which company has become the first manufacturer in the two-wheeler category to receive the BS-VI emission-standard certification for a product?

7. Sinan Ozkok will be the new president of which automobile MNC in India?

8. Which company has acquired Jaypore, an artisanal e-retailer, for Rs 110 crore to enter the largely unorganised market of traditional and ethnic products?

9. Which MNC has agreed to buy Tableau Software Inc in an all-stock deal valued at $15.3 billion in a major bid to build its analytics offering?

10. Which Indian tech firm’s market capitalisation surpassed that of US technology giant IBM on June 10?

11. Which Indian firm has opened an experience design and innovation studio in Shoreditch, London, to co-create and co-innovate with its clients in areas including AI, AR/VR, IoT and 5G?

12. Which company last week unveiled the country’s first BS-VI compliant light-duty truck range?

13. Which company has rolled out a new digital campaign ‘#PaintKaDoubleRole’ to promote adoption of single paint solution for both exterior and interior walls?

14. Which is the most trusted among the Internet brands in India, according to a recent report by TRA Research?

15. Actor Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira have invested an undisclosed amount in which yoga and wellness startup?

16. Which company has launched its farm-to-home premium milk brand ‘Pride of Cows’ in Singapore?

17. Milind Narendra Patel has resigned as the group chief executive officer of which group?

18. Who has become the sole Indian in the Forbes 2019 list of world’s highest-paid athletes?

19. Which on-demand provider of transport and multiple lifestyle services on a single app has acquired AirCTO, a Bengaluru-based AI recruitment platform?

20. Which brand has become the world’s most valuable brand, according to a report by global market research agency Kantar?

21. Which company has acquired Johnstown Wire Technologies (JWT), North America's largest producer of value-added carbon and alloy wire?

22. Which detergent brand has launched the ‘#2011dobara’ campaign for World Cup?

23. Which general insurance company has launched the campaign ‘#TechnologyWithAHumanTouch’?

24. Which cold-pressed juice company has unveiled a new recycling initiative ‘Raw Cycle’?

25. Which company has launched 'rPool', a carpooling service for working professionals, marking its entry into the intra-city transportation segment?

26. The number of employees at Tata Consultancy Services whose annual compensation topped Rs 1 crore has crossed which milestone mark in FY19?

27. Which Indian American CEO has been named the top ethnic minority executive in the world in the just released “EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model” list?

28. Which MNC has launched its first consumer marketing campaign in India, titled ‘#WeTweet’?

29. Avon India has roped in which actress as the new face for its colour make-up category Avon True?

30. Which MNC last week named Indian executive Laxman Narasimhan as its new global chief executive?

31. Which Indian company last week successfully tested its maiden drone delivery tech, a move that will reduce the time and energy to deliver at customers’ doorstep?

32. Which life insurance company launched the digital campaign ‘#UnMissableMeeting’ for Father’s Day?

33. Which automobile company has launched a new commercial under the campaign ‘Discover the More in You’?

34. Which water purification brand has launched its new digital campaign ‘#ShaadiKeBaad’?

35. Which author has released a new book titled 'Shine Bright', chronicling the stories of managers turned intrapreneurs?

36. Which media network is set to launch a new youth-centric music channel Showbox?

37. How many Indian companies have found place in a list of the world’s 2000 largest public companies, compiled by Forbes magazine?

38. How many Indians figure in the list of global women leaders and pioneers in AI for business, which has been created by IBM?

39. Amazon last week launched which programme in India, the seventh country globally where Amazon has introduced this, which also improves its last-mile delivery network?

40. Which MNC has picked up a minority stake in social-commerce company Meesho in its first startup investment in the country?

41. Which MNC last week announced the launch of AI Digital Labs in collaboration with 10 higher educational institutions in the country?

42. Which consumer-durables brand has released a digital film ‘#FollowyourHeart’ for Father’s Day?

43. Which group has unveiled new campaign Sound of Celebration #EkHiDhun for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019?

44. Which digital and portable electronics devices brand has roped in Rannvijay Singh as brand ambassador?

45. Which company’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) has picked up 11.25% stake in Switzerland-based agri-technology firm Gamaya SA for CHF 4.3 million (over Rs 30 crore)?

46. Which IT firm has acquired US-based customer experience firm Mobiquity Inc for $182 million?

47. Which company’s data centre arm has sold its entire 26% stake in the Singapore unit to ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) for an undisclosed amount?

48. Siddharth Sharma, who used to be with the President’s Secretariat, will take over as the chief sustainability officer of which business group from June 17?

49. Which company will be selling it’s US and select territory rights for certain migraine drug brands to US-based pharma player Upsher-Smith Laboratories LLC for an upfront consideration of $70 million?

50. Premal Desai will be the new chairman of which steel maker’s executive board?

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June 9, 2019

Biz Quizzard 793

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 03 - 08. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has regained the crown of being the country’s most profitable public sector company?

2. Which company has signed up with Pooja Sawant in Maharashtra, Kinjal Rajpriya in Gujarat, Wamiqa Gabbi in Punjab and Ritabhari Charkraborty in West Bengal as brand ambassadors?

3. American investor KKR & Co is acquiring a majority stake in which Mumbai-based non-banking finance company (NBFC)?

4. Industrialist Brij Mohan Khaitan, 92, passed away on June 1st morning at his residence due to old-age ailments. He was the patriarch of which business group?

5. Which luggage brand has launched an anthem for the World Cup, featuring Mithali Raj?

6. Which footwear brand has launched the campaign ‘#LetsWalkTogether’ for Ramadan?

7. Which detergent brand has unveiled a new campaign for Eid taking forward the ‘#SaareMaelDhoDaalo’ brand idea?

8. This should be easy. Which brand launched the campaign ‘Alag kahan hai. Meetha toh meetha hota hai’ for Eid?

9. Which MNC is expanding its ‘packaging-free shipment’ (PFS) programme, an India-first initiative, to nine cities?

10. Which company last week said it would give its employees paid paternity leave on a par with the national legal provision for maternity leave?

11. Which company is increasing its stake to 51% in the health insurance joint venture with American insurance giant Cigna?

12. Which app last week announced the launch of its homestyle meal subscription app 'Daily' in Gurugram with the aim of tapping a large and unorganised segment?

13. Which company has entered into a partnership with Mitsui & Co. Ltd, of Japan to jointly develop and operate distributed solar power generation projects in India?

14. Which company has completed the acquisition of Madhur Pashu Aahar, a cattle feed plant in Solapur in Maharashtra?

15. Storia Food and Beverages last week announced the launch of its first ad film led integrated marketing campaign for which beverage brand?

16. Which auto components major last week announced additional investment in Pune-based electric vehicle (EV) startup Tork Motors, taking its equity holding in the company up to 48.86%?

17. This was very surprising. Which brand has emerged as the most trusted brand in the country, according to TRA's Brand Trust Report 2019?

18. Paytm last week said it had hit which milestone gross transaction value (GTV) through 5.5 billion transactions in the previous financial year?

19. Which business group last week announced its foray into the automotive space with its electric vehicle (EV) sub-brand ‘Evols’?

20. IndianOil, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) will be laying the world’s longest LPG pipeline between which 2 locations?

21. Which business group has bought back nonconvertible debentures (NCDs) worth an estimated Rs 3,000 crore from the country’s largest insurer, Life Insurance Corp. of India (LIC)?

22. Which RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group company has acquired a stake in Herbolab India Pvt. Ltd., that makes Ayurvedic medicines and products?

23. Which Chennai-based food tech enterprise has acquired the supply chain business of Bengaluru-based B2B fresh produce e-retailer Farm Taaza for an undisclosed amount?

24. Which consumer audio brand has roped in actress Kiara Advani for its campaign ‘Glamour of the Stars’?

25. Which MNC has teamed up with US startup Ori for the development of a robotic piece of furniture aimed at helping people make more efficient use of tiny living spaces?

26. Which IT services company will acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a global digital engineering and manufacturing solutions firm, for $45 million?

27. Shearwater Ventures, a National Capital Region-based investment advisory and asset management firm, is diversifying into shared living space segment under which brand?

28. Which MNC and Germany’s BMW have teamed up to develop electric car technologies?

29. Which male grooming brand has roped in Ranbir Kapoor as their brand ambassador?

30. Who has become the first expat to get the UAE's first gold card permanent residency?

31. Which company has entered into 50:50 joint venture with South Korea’s SECO Seojin Automotive to design, develop and manufacture clutch systems in India?

32. Which group is set to exit the real estate business with the sale of cofounder and chairman Sameer Gehlaut’s 39.5% stake to US-based PE firm Blackstone and its local partner Embassy Group?

33. Which MNC will buy Looker, a privately-held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash?

34. Casio India has roped in which actor as brand ambassador for its popular range of G-Shock watches?

35. Which Indian IT firm has made a strategic corporate venture investment in Israeli rail cybersecurity startup Cylus, which has developed a cybersecurity solution that detects cyber threats in rail networks?

36. Which Chinese bank has started India operations with a maiden branch in Mumbai?

37. SaffronStays, a private vacation homes provider, has launched a new luxury property. What milestone did it touch with this launch?

38. Which community-driven hospitality company has launched its first India specific integrated campaign?

39. You can work this out. Which fashion retailer has come up with its campaign ‘Trend Your Luck’?

40. Who will be the new executive chairman of Wipro?

41. Which consultancy and audit firm has acquired artificial intelligence-led decision-science services company Recommender Labs?

42. Which automotive component maker last week announced an investment of €11.35 million (Rs 88.9 crore) into a new 50-50 joint venture with Germany’s Refu Electronik GmbH?

43. Which auto components manufacturer has announced the formation of a tri-party joint venture agreement to merge the two joint ventures of Joyson Safety Systems (JSS) in India?

44. Which motorcycle manufacturer will exit the mass market in India to focus on the premium segment?

45. Which company last week launched its next-gen range of Ultra business utility vehicles (BUVs) in Vietnam?

46. Fincare Small Finance Bank (SFB) and which South Korean bank have been included in the second schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, according to the central bank’s notifications?

47. Which clothing firm has roped in West Indian cricketer Andre Russell as the brand ambassador for its sportswear brand Rock It?

48. As part of its 'Har Ghar Surakshit' initiative, which company launched a digital campaign to raise awareness about child safety, the risks faced by children at homes and how that can be prevented, during the Child Safety Week (3rd to 9th June)?

49. Which professional franchise-based motorsport league last week announced the appointment of Ravi Krishnan as the chairman (non-executive) effective May 2019?

50. How many Indian-origin women have been named by Forbes among America’s 80 richest self-made women?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 793 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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June 2, 2019

Biz Quizzard 792

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period May 26 - June 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Budget airline SpiceJet has added a new Boeing 737 aircraft to its fleet, taking its total strength to which milestone aircraft count?

2. The promoters of which leading hospital chain have agreed to sell the business to Manipal Hospitals for Rs 5,800 crore?

3. LV Navaneeth will be taking over as the new CEO of which publisher from June 1?

4. Which Coimbatore-based company has acquired 72.32% stake in Kaycee Industries, a pioneer in industrial switches?

5. Which brand of steel doors and windows has launched a film ‘Pehla Din’, celebrating #ChoiceOfTheNation?

6. Which MNC has announced fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani as its brand ambassador for promoting its Medium Format GFX range of mirrorless cameras?

7. Which MNC has announced its entry into the premium liquid laundry detergent category in India with Woolite?

8. Which eyewear brand has launched a campaign ‘I’m Hooked’?

9. Which company has acqui-hired health logistics company Healthy Labs?

10. Which company will acquire 40 radio stations of Big FM?

11. Which German conglomerate is launching a startup incubator, Next47, in India, with an aim to invest a significant part of its $1-billion investment fund for startups globally?

12. Which MNC has opened its first factory in India for musical instruments with a view to make it an export hub?

13. Which smartphone brand has released its ‘Note Kiya Jaye’ campaign?

14. Which kitchen and home solutions MNC has announced the appointment of Deepak Chhabra as its Managing Director for India?

15. Which QSR chain has introduced Quesalupa for cheese lovers in India?

16. Eyewear retailer Lenskart has opened a new store in Bengaluru. Which milestone did it touch in terms of stores count?

17. Which Swedish spam identification app has appointed Sandeep Patil, a former Flipkart executive, as its India managing director?

18. Which company has acquired the venture capital-backed Highorbit Careers, which owns and operates jobs site iimjobs(dot)com, in an all-cash deal for Rs 80.82 crore?

19. Which company has agreed to buy Total System Services in a deal valued at $21.5 billion, the payment industry’s third mega merger of the year?

20. Which Indian company has been recognised among the top 50 companies in the US for diversity and inclusion management?

21. Which lubricant brand has released its new campaign #PoochaKyunNahi, featuring actor Javed Jaffrey and Chaitanya Sharma alias SlowCheeta - the rapper of the Gully Boy fame?

22. Which MNC has appointed Ramesh Ramadurai as MD of its Indian subsidiary with effect from June 1?

23. Flipkart last week announced the launch of its in-house sports and fitness brand to cater to customers seeking a healthy and active lifestyle. Name it?

24. British luxury automobile maker Rolls Royce Motor Cars marked its entry into the luxury Sport Utility Vehicle market in India with the launch of which brand in Chennai?

25. Which hair colour brand has unveiled its launch campaign ‘Baalon Ka Villain’?

26. Which hygiene and health brand has announced actor Boman Irani as its new brand ambassador for its hygiene portfolio?

27. Which sports gaming platform has signed up nine international cricketers and launched three new ad films under its existing integrated marketing campaign ‘Ye Game Hai Mahaan’?

28. Which personal care brand has completed 50 years and has unveiled its new positioning, ‘Get skinfit with fast acting ayurveda’?

29. Which fashion brand has launched a campaign with the message ‘Iss Eid, dil aur darwaze khule rakhe!’?

30. Which soap brand was redesigned with a visible lump on it to alert women about the importance of breast examination?

31. Which lubricants brand along with 3M India Ltd last week announced a strategic collaboration to bring a range of market leading vehicle care products to the automotive after-market?

32. Which company, in conjunction with the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), last week launched a drivers’ welfare initiative called the ‘Saarthi Aaram Kendra’?

33. Which company has announced its foray into the US market with filter coffee?

34. Which company has launched its World Cup campaign ‘#cheerwithpride’ for their Motorcycle Oils segment?

35. Which company has become the first YouTube channel to reach more than 100 million subscribers?

Please mail your answers before 12 pm next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 792 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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