February 23, 2020

Biz Quizzard 830

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

1. Which airport in India last week said it has become free of single-use plastic usage?

2. Which strategic HR services unit, incubated by Blume Ventures, has acquired Basil Advisors, an executive search firm?

3. The CEO of which bank in India recently sold one fifth of his stake valued at Rs 156 crore in the bank?

4. Which New York-based investment firm has set up Alpha Wave Incubation, a new venture capital fund of $300 million for India?

5. Lotus Herbals has roped in which actress as the brand ambassador for newly launched Lotus WhiteGlow DD Crème?

6. Which sports broadcaster has launched the campaign ‘#TakeOnTheWorld’, featuring sixteen-year-old cricketer Shafali Verma?

7. Which supermarket chain is set to enter Delhi?

8. Which company has signed an agreement to buy GMR Energy’s 1,050 MW-Kamalanga power project located in Odisha for Rs 5,321 crore?

9. Which homegrown global engineering and technology solutions company last week announced the opening of a wire harness lab facility in its office in Peoria Heights, Illinois?

10. Which automobile MNC has announced its decision to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand as part of a strategy to exit markets that don’t produce adequate returns on investments?

11. Which toothpaste brand has launched the campaign ‘#ChabaateyRahoIndia’?

12. Which snack brand has introduced 2 new flavours - Gazab Golmaal and Herapheri Hungama?

13. Mankind Pharma has signed on actors Saurabh Shukla and Biswanath Basu as brand ambassadors for which OTC brand?

14. The world’s biggest social media companies, including Facebook, Google, Twitter and ByteDance, are exploring an industry-wide alliance to curb fake news on their platforms in India. What will it be called?

15. Which celebrity couple has invested in Canadian billionaire Prem Watsa-backed insurance startup Digit?

16. Which casual dining chain has filed fresh papers with markets regulator Sebi to raise an estimated Rs 1,000-1,200 crore through an initial public offering?

17. The Gupta Family Group Alliance led by UK-based industry baron Sanjeev Gupta marked its entry into India by acquiring which 2 bankrupt steel companies for Rs 425 crore in cash?

18. Which bank in India completed 25 years of operations in India on February 18, 2020?

19. SBI Card has crossed which milestone cards mark?

20. Which business personality last week pledged $10 billion to fight climate change?

21. Mr VL Dutt, 82, died last week. He was the executive chairman of which business group?

22. Universal Sportsbiz Pvt. Ltd. (USPL), has roped in which actor as the new brand ambassador for their menswear brand Single - the fourth and the newest brand under its umbrella?

23. Which digital marketing training solutions provider has announced the acquisition of Delhi School of Internet Marketing?

24. Which company has launched a new TVC campaign featuring brand ambassador MS Dhoni to introduce its new i-Series range of fans powered by ECM technology?

25. Which entity has launched the campaign ‘#TwoBinsLifeWins’, giving voice to conservancy workers?

26. Which online insurance aggregator has appointed former venture capital investor Sarbvir Singh as its new chief executive?

27. HSBC has said its profits before tax from India crossed which milestone mark for the first time in 2019?

28. Actor Kartik Aaryan will be the new face of which denim brand?

29. Which Tirupur-based company has entered into a joint manufacturing and marketing agreement with PURE EV, an electric vehicle start-up incubated by IIT-Hyderabad?

30. Who has won this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) award for innovation and enabling affordable, life-saving medicines?

31. Which housing finance company has launched a campaign with the positioning “Samman Ka Permanent Address”?

32. Which real estate brand has delved into modern relationships with the campaign ‘Joyful homecoming'?

33. Which smartphone brand has announced Virat Kohli as its new brand ambassador?

34. Which winery has launched India’s first Wine-In-A-Can?

35. Which MNC has announced the launch of Biome India, a digital innovation hub, in Hyderabad?

36. Which enterprise software provider has closed its India sales offices and asked staff to work from home till Feb 28, after 2 of its employees in Bengaluru tested positive for the H1N1 virus?

37. Neeraj Akhoury is the new CEO of which cement company?

38. L Brands is selling 55% stake in which lingerie brand to private equity firm Sycamore Partners, a firm that specialises in retailers, for $525 million?

39. Which MNC lender last week announced that it would buy E-Trade, the online discount brokerage, for about $13 billion?

40. Which business group last week struck a deal to sell 49% stake in its airports business to France’s Groupe ADP?

41. Which country has named Harvesh Kumar Seegolam, 37, as its youngest central bank governor yet?

42. Which product did Xiaomi launch in India last week under the Mi crowd funding program?

43. The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has recommended the name of Chintala Govinda Rajulu for appointment as the next Chairman of which entity?

44. Which real estate company recently launched a campaign featuring a character called Donald Joshi?

45. This campaign went viral. Which restaurant chain launched a campaign showing its product covered in mold in print and TV ads running in Europe and the U.S.?

46. Which company has acquired US-based Rational Interaction, a full-service digital customer experience (CX) company?

47. Which Indian company has been recognised as one of the Fortune’s Best Big Companies to Work For in USA in 2020?

48. Which company has launched ‘#Be Exam Ready’ social media campaign with brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar?

49. Which baby care products maker has rolled out a new campaign ‘ #PlantAndPure’?

50. Which sportswear brand has launched a collection made with recycled plastic in collaboration with UK-based waste management and recycling company First Mile?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 830 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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February 16, 2020

Biz Quizzard 829

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

1. Which company is acquiring Simplus, one of the fastest-growing Salesforce Platinum Partners in the US and Australia, in an up to $250 million deal?

2. Which pharma company has announced the acquisition of nutrition products portfolio from Wanbury Ltd?

3. The Indian subsidiary of which restaurant major has picked up minority stake in its largest franchise partner RJ Corp-owned Devyani International (DIL)?

4. Which online skill learning platform has launched the campaign 'Raho Ambitious'?

5. Vijayalakshmi Das, 67, passed away recently. She was the founder CEO of which microfinance organization?

6. Which toothpaste brand has launched the campaign ‘#ForTheLoveOf’?

7. Which company last week said it has achieved “concession commencement date” to design, build and operate a new airport at Crete, Greece?

8. Which wealth management company has appointed Nitin Singh as Managing Director and CEO, with effect from February 3, 2020?

9. Which 2 wheeler brand has launched its new campaign featuring Easy Wanderlings, a music band?

10. Which home-grown chocolate brand has rolled out it’s first-ever TVC campaign for the mass consumer chocolates business segment?

11. Pepsi has released its new anthem ‘Swag Se Solo’, featuring which celebrity?

12. Which confectionery manufacturer, in collaboration with music entertainment company Songfest, has announced a brand-new music series?

13. Which social media brand has launched an ‘Unlabel India’ campaign, to inspire conversations among youth all across India and initiate positive online dialogue?

14. Which digital broking firm has launched its new campaign ‘Aage Badhne ka Smart Sauda’?

15. Which company is venturing again into the carbonated drinks segment and has relaunched the brands Spyci and Limonata?

16. Which film entertainment company has announced the appointment of Pradeep Dwivedi as Chief Executive Officer of its majority-owned subsidiary?

17. Which confectionery brand has announced an introduction of a new flavour - ‘Fruity Mints’, a novel combination of fruit and mint flavours?

18. Which Bengaluru-headquartered real estate platform has announced the acquisition of Gurugram-based Society Connect in an all-cash deal?

19. Rajesh Magow will be the new group CEO of which company?

20. Which company has acquihired Hyderabad-based Hug Innovations?

21. The world's largest craft brewer is entering India with plans to open 35 pubs and launch nearly a dozen bottled beer brands over the next four years. Name the company?

22. Which MNC has won approval to set up a bank card clearing business in China, gaining access to a $27 trillion payments market as part of the nation’s financial opening?

23. Uber last week announced the setting up of its first Uber Money team for Asia-Pacific in India. Which city?

24. The investment firm of which Indian business personality has led a $126-million funding in Boston-based primary care provider Iora Health?

25. Which South Indian film actor has launched his apparel brand, Rowdy Wear, on fashion marketplace Myntra to increase its reach?

26. Ride-hailing platform Ola last week announced its official entry into which city outside India?

27. Which IIM has become the first IIM to offer full-time MBA in Liberal Studies And Management?

28. Which retailer last week crossed Rs 1.50 lakh crore in market capitalisation, surpassing Nestle and Bajaj Finserv to become India’s 18th most valuable company?

29. Which telecom brand has launched the campaign ‘NOT working? Try NETworking!’?

30. Which Indian business personality last week announced crossing one million followers on Instagram?

31. Which retailer has launched the campaign 'Be everyday ready' for beauty products?

32. Which women’s ethnic wear brand has roped in actress Kareena Kapoor Khan as the new brand ambassador?

33. Which IPL team has announced a 3-year partnership with Muthoot Fincorp Ltd as title sponsor?

34. Which perfume brand has released a new digital short film, ‘It’s a date’?

35. Which audio solutions brand has unveiled its new brand film featuring actor Ranveer Singh, urging consumers to ‘Live it real and Live it raw’?

36. Which luxury motorcycle maker has announced Bipul Chandra as the new Managing Director of its India operations?

37. Which company has formed a 51:49 joint venture with New York Life Insurance, the largest mutual life insurance company in USA, to develop a commercial real estate project in Noida?

38. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has asked the board of which rating agency to sack chairman SB Mainak?

39. Which well known fashion designer passed away in Goa last week?

40. Which company has acquired a majority of Wockhardt’s domestic formulations business for Rs 1,850 crore?

41. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has crossed which milestone count of users?

42. Which mutual fund became the largest fund manager in the country as on January-end?

43. Which company will be investing Rs 207 crore to set up the country’s largest ice-cream facility in the Telangana’s Sangareddy district?

44. Hero MotoCorp has introduced a cloud based smart riding experience for its customers. What has it been branded as?

45. Which winery has become the first national wine brand to be listed with Tasmac or The Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation?

46. Which packaged foods company has added tender coconut and fresh grated coconut to its product portfolio?

47. Which condom brand has launched the campaign ‘#YouAreNotAlone’?

48. Which cement manufacturer has announced the launch of a digital campaign ‘Har Raah Mein Wonder Hai’?

49. SpiceJet last week hosted the music launch of a song from a Tamil film Soorarai Pottru aboard its aircraft at Chennai airport. The film is a biopic based on which business personality?

50. Which corporate trust has appointed N Srinath to the newly-created CEO position?

51. The government last week appointed Rajiv Bansal as the new CMD of which company?

52. Which managed home rental network has acquired ApnaComplex, an apartment management and security solution startup, for an undisclosed amount?

53. Which private equity giant has obtained the approval of the National Company Law Tribunal to acquire Trident Hotel in Hyderabad, owned by Golden Jubilee Hotels and managed by EIH of Oberoi Group, for around Rs 585 crore?

54. Which US banking giant has invested Rs 610 crore in Gurugram-based realty developer Vatika Group in a part equity-part debt deal?

55. Which firm last week said it would no longer provide non-audit services to its audit clients in India?

56. Which US airline will launch its first direct US flight to Bengaluru from Seattle, a new route meant to meet corporate customers’ demand for travel to the centre of India’s high-tech industry?

57. Which internet names and registrations management major is acquiring Uniregistry’s leading domain registrar and marketplace businesses?

58. The deadly novel corona virus is hitting business hard. Which global industry meet, scheduled for February 24-27 in Barcelona, has been cancelled?

59. The appointments committee of the Cabinet has cleared Manoj Jain as the next chairman & MD of which public sector company?

60. Who is the new finance minister of Britain?

61. Which airline has appointed former Jet Airways chief Vinay Dube as its chief executive officer?

62. Which snack brand has roped in actor Akshay Kumar as its new brand ambassador?

63. Which used car marketplace has launched a nation-wide Walkathon 2.0 campaign stressing on the importance of physical exercise?

64. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Lock It To Rock It’ to communicate the exciting possibilities of a locked screen?

65. Which ride hailing company aims to start its own advertising and branding wing, so that it can better monetise users and show them ads?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 829 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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February 9, 2020

Biz Quizzard 828

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

1. Which MNC has named real estate industry veteran Sandeep Mathrani as its new chief executive from February 18, 2020?

2. Which fashion retailer has appointed Helena Helmersson as its first female chief executive officer?

3. Which MNC has named entrepreneur Sanjeev Agrawal, promoter of Delhi-based diversified MM Agrawal Group, as developmental licensee for its operations in north and east India?

4. Sonal Dabral has quit as the chief creative officer for South East and South Asia and vice chairman India of which advertising agency?

5. Which company has signed a concession agreement to commission, operationalise and maintain the civilian enclave at Bidar Airport in northern Karnataka?

6. Which PSU has announced its entry into the electric vehicle (EV) space, with the launch of its ‘e-Drive’ initiative, an innovative EV mobility model based on battery swapping?

7. Which Hyderabad-based environment management services provider has forayed into the Dubai market with the launch of FARZ, a fully automated material recovery facility (MRF)?

8. Which company has been ranked as the number three globally in the medium and heavy commercial vehicle (M&HCV) bus maker segment for the calendar year 2019?

9. Tiffany & Co., the American luxury jewellery giant headquartered in New York, has opened its first store in India. Which city?

10. Which Indian company has won a $1.5-billion deal across a ten-year period from US pharma retailer Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) to transform its technology operations?

11. Which life insurance company has launched a campaign titled ‘#YeTohCertainHai’, which stems from the proposition of ‘Because Life Is Full of Certainties’?

12. Which power company has launched a nation-wide campaign titled ‘I Have the Power’ to create awareness on the choices it provides to its customers?

13. Content producer and distributor Banijay Asia is collaborating with Turmeric Media Networks Private Limited and which actor to produce content across screens and languages?

14. Which bike taxi aggregator has launched its new campaign 'Sapno par ho ja sawar'?

15. Which life insurance company has launched its new campaign ‘Apno ki #HimmatWaliSeeti’?

16. The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) has announced a change in its name. What is the new name?

17. Which chocolate brand has launched a campaign on exam stress and is promoting its limited-edition Exam Bars?

18. VIP Industries has launched a range of women’s travel luggage under which existing brand?

19. Flipkart has closed down which fashion portal?

20. Tony Fernandes has temporarily stepped aside as the CEO of which MNC?

21. Which power company has signed Indian cricket team’s fast bowler Shardul Thakur as brand ambassador?

22. Which company will start manufacturing solar-powered golf carts, designed in Italy by Lamborghini, in India by September 2020?

23. Truecaller has crossed which milestone mark in monthly active users (MAUs) around the world?

24. Music streaming app Gaana crossed which milestone monthly active users (MAU) mark in December 2019?

25. Which cricketer and his wife have announced their entry into the baby care market with their new brand Maaté?

26. Which e-health company has announced a campaign called ‘#ICanWeCan’ marking World Cancer Day?

27. Which small finance bank has launched its first television commercial ‘#WishMoreGetMore’, featuring brand ambassador Viswanathan Anand?

28. Google-owned YouTube has reached which milestone music and premium paid subscribers mark?

29. Private radio network BIG FM and which general insurance company have announced the kick start of the ‘High Beam - Not OK Please’ campaign?

30. Which public sector company has picked up a minority equity stake in Israel’s battery developer Phinergy?

31. Which online beauty and personal care company has signed an agreement with television personality and dancepreneur Shakti Mohan to launch an exclusive make-up range?

32. Reliance Brands has signed up with which luxury fashion house from Spain to bring the brand to the country?

33. Which on-demand streaming service will make its debut in India on March 29, coinciding with the kick-off of the 13th season of IPL?

34. India has been ranked at which position on the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index this year, according to a report of US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center?

35. Which payment solutions provider has acquired Times Internet-owned Software as a Service startup GetMeAShop (GMAS) in a largely stock deal?

36. US airline Delta Air Lines (DAL) has set up a global capability centre (GCC) in which Indian city?

37. JSW Steel has roped in which cricketer as the brand ambassador for the company for its JSW ColorOn and JSW NeoSteel products?

38. Mohit Joshi will be the new India and Southeast (SEA) Asia CEO of which media agency?

39. According to reports last week, which company has emerged as India’s largest private sector employer when it comes to number of employees and associates in India?

40. Haldiram has crossed which milestone sales mark in India?

41. Who has retained the top position of being the most valuable celebrity brand in the Duff & Phelps’ celebrity brand valuation report released last week?

42. Which Californian eatery, known for its chain of grill bars and pancake joints, is entering India and is scheduled to open its first restaurant in Bengaluru later this year?

43. Which entity has announced the launch of the "Power of 3" global marketing initiative, the first campaign of its scale aiming to educate consumers about the benefits of walnuts?

44. Which life insurance company has launched the campaign ‘#ShedTheTax’, featuring brand ambassador PV Sindhu?

45. Which life insurance company has launched the campaign ‘#BounceBack’?

46. Which MNC has announced the launch of the 'Priceless Planet Coalition', a platform to unite corporate sustainability efforts and make meaningful investments to preserve the environment?

47. Which business group has decided to sell its cement business to Nuvoco Vistas, part of the Nirma Group, for an enterprise value of Rs 5500 crore?

48. Which company is planning to bring in Peugeot Motorcycles e-Ludix scooter to India?

49. Which fashion house is reportedly planning to bring another fashion label, Cos, to India?

50. Ryan Roslansky will be the new CEO of which MNC from June 1?

51. Which property technology brokerage has acquired Mumbai-based rentals and property-management platform Azuro for an undisclosed amount?

52. In a first, military drones made in India have been exported in flyaway condition by a joint venture between which company and Israeli manufacturer Elbit?

53. French energy major Total Gas & Power Business Services will invest $510 million to acquire a 50 per cent stake in which company’s solar business?

54. Which daily grocery delivery service has launched its first brand campaign, with 4 short digital videos?

55. Which beer brand has roped in England’s all-rounder Ben Stokes as brand ambassador?

56. Actress Radhika Apte has collaborated with which fashion wear brand to launch its latest "inclusive" collection?

57. Which biodegradable sanitary napkin brand has launched its awareness campaign, 'The Period Girl'?

58. Which classifieds platform has launched its new campaign 'Teri Bhi Happy Meri Bhi Happy'?

59. Sangeeta Prasad has quit as the MD of which infrastructure company?

60. Bharti Airtel Ltd last week crossed which milestone market capitalization mark for the first time, becoming the country's 12th company to achieve this milestone?

61. Tidjane Thiam has quit as the CEO of which bank?

62. Which health insurance company has announced the launch of a new brand campaign ‘Bad news – Good news’, featuring actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui?

63. Cargill has relaunched which edible oil brand with a campaign featuring star celebrities Sonakshi Sinha and Neil Bhoopalam?

64. Which company has emerged as the country’s top handset maker in the quarter ended December, according to data from market intelligence provider International Data Corporation?

65. Mukesh Ambani-owned Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians has become the first Indian sports franchise to clock which milestone mark in sponsorship revenue?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 828 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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February 2, 2020

Biz Quizzard 827

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period January 27 - February 01. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Clayton M. Christensen, 67, died in Boston on January 23. He was the author of which groundbreaking 1997 book?

2. Which deal syndication platform has rolled out its employee stock ownership plans (Esops) management platform, MyStartupEquity?

3. Which MNC has introduced the Cullinan in India at a starting price of Rs 8.2 crore, thus completing its Black Badge family of cars?

4. Electronics brand, Noise has roped in which cricketer as brand ambassador?

5. Which MNC bank has launched its new campaign, featuring brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar?

6. Which grooming company has roped in actor Kartik Aaryan as its new brand ambassador?

7. Which confectionery brand has entered the chewy candy segment with the introduction of ‘Soft Chews’?

8. Pocket Aces has launched its first Instagram web series, ‘Firsts', for which brand?

9. Which pain recovery gel from the Cipla has launched it’s first-ever television commercial?

10. Which company recently unveiled its first electric scooter, the iQube Electric, priced at Rs 1.15 lakh?

11. Which jewellery brand has launched its Valentine’s Day campaign ‘#UpYourGiftingGame’ across all social media platforms?

12. Which real estate player has launched a campaign to promote its three kid centric projects which are part of the brand's 'India's First Kid Centric Homes' offering?

13. Which real estate services firm has announced its entry into office real estate brokerage business?

14. Which hair colour brand has roped in actors Akshay Kumar and Ileana D’Cruz as brand ambassadors?

15. Which business personality has announced his resignation from Ujjivan Bank’s board?

16. Which bank announced the launch of 'PIONEER' Banking, its wealth management platform, which caters to the high net worth segment of customers?

17. Which MNC celebrated India's Republic Day with the launch of a new bespoke film, ‘Born With Wings’?

18. Which bank has launched ‘Dil Se Open’, a campaign that unveils its new brand philosophy supported by process transformation?

19. Which business group launched a campaign ‘#LiveTheConstitution’ on the occasion of 71st Republic Day 2020?

20. Which business group released a digital film titled '#thelittlethingswedo' to commemorate India's 71st Republic Day?

21. Which Gurgaon-based company has announced the launch of its sports programming repertoire on its channel 1Sports – a premium sports channel offering for the Indian sports fans?

22. Which mobile gaming and skill monetisation platform and cricketer Virat Kohli have renewed their association for another year?

23. Which app has launched a campaign highlighting the power of storytelling through the medium of audio, with two films featuring actress Tabu and director Anurag Kashyap respectively?

24. Which beverage brand has released ‘We Are India’, a multilingual music video celebrating the power of India and showcasing the diversity of its talent and resources?

25. Amazon last week launched which product in India for automobiles?

26. Which infrastructure investment trust backed by KKR will acquire East North Interconnection Company from Sterlite Power for Rs 1,020 crore?

27. After building a road with bitumen mixed with shredded end-of-life plastic in Maharashtra, which company is planning to commercially launch the plastic mix for road builders?

28. Which business park developer has entered into a strategic, equal partnership with Mitsui Fudosan (Asia) to develop assets worth around $1 billion in major Indian cities?

29. Which media agency has elevated its India chief operating officer Ajay Gupte to the position of chief executive officer for South Asia?

30. Which city has the world’s worst traffic congestion, according to a report released by Tom-Tom, a major global location technology specialist?

31. Which brand has launched a new line of dolls with no hair and the skin condition vitiligo to showcase “a multi-dimensional view of beauty” and “represent global diversity and inclusivity”?

32. Who has become first Indian woman to bag a foreign football club contract?

33. Which global scientific communications company has acquired Unsilo, a Denmark-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) company?

34. Whom did the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appoint last week as the third member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), the highest interest rate setting body?

35. Which online fitness company has recently rebranded itself as FITTR?

36. Which media agency has appointed Kartik Sharma as CEO for its operations in India?

37. Which business personality has been allowed to own 26% stake in his bank by RBI, a higher stake than what the regulator had stipulated earlier?

38. UrbanClap has rebranded itself. What is the new name?

39. Which MNC has joined the race to launch short-video making apps with unveiling of Tangi which is focued on creativity and Do It Yourself (DIY) space?

40. After 50 years, which business personality in India will step down from his executive position from end-March?

41. Ralf Speth will step down as the chief executive of which automobile company at the end of his contract in September this year after over 10 years at the helm?

42. Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) has roped in which 2 cricketing icons as brand ambassadors for the ‘Mutual Fund Sahi Hai’ campaign?

43. Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) last week achieved which milestone cumulative production mark for export?

44. Which merchant commerce platform last week announced the launch of ‘Paper POS’ for its merchants?

45. Voltas Beko has launched its first manufacturing plant in the country. Which state?

46. Which company has rolled out its first nationwide cross-platform digital campaign titled ‘Science of Motherhood’?

47. Which petroleum and metals company has unveiled its first TVC themed ‘#KabhiSochaHaiKya’?

48. Which company has rolled out a new digital advertisement campaign targeting its 10 million-plus merchant base, featuring Abhinav Kumar, its new vice president product marketing?

49. Which real estate portal is running its multimedia campaign ‘Ghar Dhoondna Koi Inse Seekhe’, featuring brand ambassadors Vivky Kaushal and Kiara Advani?

50. Who will be the new CEO of IBM from April 6?

51. Which company has roped in VJ and actor Rannvijay Singha to endorse its watches?

52. Star India has announced the launch of its latest offering in the Hindi movie channel category. What has it been branded as?

53. Which tourism board has launched its latest brand campaign in India themed around mornings, including a yearlong series called ‘God Morning world’?

54. Which sanitaryware brand has launched 2 television commercials with the positioning ‘True Quality, Trusted Service, since 1960.’?

55. Which automobile MNC has come up with a musically inspired, 60-second commercial called ‘Let It Go’ featuring actor Maisie Williams?

56. Which Indian company is entering the restaurant business with a Michelin-star Armani eatery?

57. Which 2 companies last week won auctions to supply 1,200 megawatts of clean power in the renewable-cum-energy storage power purchase tender by Solar Energy Corporation of India?

58. Which listed realty developer and Bengaluru-based realty major Embassy, which is unlisted, have agreed to merge through a share-swap deal?

59. Which electric mobility company last week unveiled a new corporate brand identity with a new logo and tagline, 'Spark the New.'?

60. Abidali Neemuchwala has stepped down as the CEO and MD of which company?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 827 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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