March 7, 2021

Biz Quizzard 884

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 01 - 06. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) recently achieved which cumulative exports milestone?

2. This should be easy. Which detergent brand has launched the campaign ‘#RangAchheHain’ for Holi?

3. Which company has emerged as the first private sector player to join an Isro mission as the space agency successfully launched its PSLV C51 rocket on February 28?

4. Which bank will soon launch a co-branded credit card with LIC?

5. Which social media platform has launched a new experimental app called Bars for rappers?

6. Which two-wheeler brand launched a special Mudhal Kadhal (first love) edition in Tamil Nadu for Pongal?

7. Which milk brand has roped in actress Meena Sagar as its brand ambassador and has rolled out its launch ad in Tamil?

8. Which respiratory health brand from GSK Consumer Healthcare has further strengthened the launch of its Breathe Clean Daily Saline Wash with a new influencer campaign?

9. Which furniture brand has launched a new digital video campaign, ‘#WowWomaniya’, this International Women’s Day?

10. Which company has acquired a majority stake in skyTran Inc, a technology company that develops pod car transport systems?

11. Which business services provider has elevated Suraj Moraje, group CEO and executive director, to group CEO and MD with effect from April 1?

12. Which retailer has launched a campaign, ‘#WomenWearItBetter’ for Women’s Day?

13. Which consumer tech products brand has launched a music video ‘I'm A Rebel' with Universal Music India to celebrate Women's Day, featuring actress and endorser Kiara Advani?

14. IDBI Federal Life Insurance has unveiled its new name and launched a campaign featuring brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar. What is its new name?

15. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha TV have now been merged into one single channel. What is it called?

16. Which company has come on board for Mumbai Indians as a principal sponsor and the official logistics partner, it’s first-ever cricket sponsorship, globally?

17. Which life insurance company has launched a new campaign highlighting the key attributes of the ‘iSelect Star Term Plan’ with a message ‘Raho Life Ke Har Twist Ke Liye Tayyar’?

18. Which fast food chain has launched a limited edition campaign for those born on 29 February, also known as leap day?

19. Which telecom brand has unveiled a new campaign titled ‘#SpeedSeBadho’?

20. Which celebrity last week launched her production house Eternal Sunshine Productions?

21. Which digital healthcare platform has revealed its revamped corporate identity with a new logo and tagline ‘Your Health Buddy’?

22. The maker of Oreo biscuits has moved the Delhi High Court against which company, alleging that the design of the Indian firm’s Fabio biscuits is “deceptively similar” to that of Oreo?

23. Which city has the maximum number of billionaires in India, according to Hurun Global Rich List 2021?

24. Swedish automaker Volvo last week said it will make only electric vehicles by which year?

25. Which consumer electronics company has unveiled its ‘#MeetTheFuture’ campaign, featuring veteran actor Rakesh Bedi?

26. Which pharma company last week said it has launched Penicillamine tablets, used to treat Wilson´s disease, in the US market?

27. Which e-learning platform has rolled out a new film titled ‘The Greatest Lesson,’ with brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar?

28. Marico has unveiled a television commercial for the launch of which chyavanprash brand?

29. Which asset management company’s co-founder, Jiten Doshi has bought two luxury duplex apartments in a marquee project on South Mumbai’s Peddar Road by paying Rs 61 crore?

30. India raced ahead of which company to reemerge as the largest two-wheeler market for Honda Motor Company (HMC) in the first nine months of FY21?

31. Which company is acquiring the 31.5% stake held by Warburg Pincus affiliate Windy Lakeside Investment in Gangavaram Port (GPL)?

32. Adani Enterprises crossed which milestone market capitalization mark on March 3?

33. Caller identity app Truecaller has launched a safety app for women. What has it been branded as?

34. Which airline in India last week said it has tied-up with WheelTug Plc for reserving 400 production slots for the electric taxi system?

35. Which US sportswear giant is planning to appoint a local distributor to manage its India operations, instead of continuing with a fully owned subsidiary in the country?

36. Which condom brand has rolled out a new campaign titled ‘#DontMessAround’?

37. Which ayurveda brand has launched a new digital campaign ‘Maintaining Synergy between Mind and Body to Accomplish Perfect Health’, featuring fitness icon Milind Soman?

38. India has surpassed which milestone count of registrations of .in, a localised domain name, according to the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)?

39. Prashan Agarwal has stepped down as the CEO of which music streaming company?

40. According to a report last week, the number of domestic companies whose market value has exceeded a billion dollars has touched which all-time high count?

41. Which supply chain services provider has acquired Primaseller, a SaaS platform for omnichannel retailers?

42. Which general insurance company has launched a new campaign titled ‘Womentum’, with a special music video featuring Indie-pop, jazz, and playback singing legend, Usha Uthup?

43. Which pain-relief brand from GSK Consumer Healthcare has launched a new digital campaign 'Body Pain Expert' for its UltraGel offering?

44. Which brand has launched a video with standup comedian Mallika Dua highlighting lack of lingerie wear for women with curvy bust?

45. Which energy company has unveiled its latest campaign, ‘Great things happen when we move’?

46. Which city has been ranked first in the 2020 ‘Ease of Living’ index, for cities with population of over one million people, according to a Union housing and urban development ministry report?

47. Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL)’s compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Vitara Brezza has crossed which cumulative sales milestone?

48. Dabur India last week said it is launching a premium range of shampoos under which brand?

49. Dalda Vanaspati has signed which celebrity as brand ambassador and is launching the campaign ‘#JaanchParakhLo’?

50. Which company is acquiring Capco, a British IT consultancy, for $1.45 billion?

51. Which sportswear company has launched ‘Watch Us Move’, a campaign to celebrate womanhood and their freedom of movement?

52. Which publication brand will launch “She Slays”, a month-long campaign showcasing the spirit and resolve of women from all walks of life?

53. Which broadcaster has launched a special documentary 'Dream On: Sapno ki Udaan’, which follows the journey of 6 individuals who not only dared to dream but were crazy enough to pursue it?

54. Which online gaming platform has signed on former Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Dale Steyn as brand ambassador?

55. Which nutrition brand has announced the signing of actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra as its fitness brand ambassador?

56. Which digital insurance company has launched a new campaign titled ‘Time Nahi Lagega’ to highlight the company’s quick claim settlement process?

57. Which elevator company has announced the launch of its new global brand, TKE?

58. MG George, 71, passed away last week in his New Delhi home after a fall. He was the chairman of which NBFC?

59. Which MNC last week launched what is being claimed as the world’s most advanced self-driving car licenced for the road?

60. Which country was the top source of foreign direct investment into India in the first nine months of FY21 at $15.71 billion?

61. Chinese tech major Xiaomi will soon introduce smart TVs under which brand in India as it looks to further expand its position in the burgeoning smart TV segment in the country?

62. Which brand has tied up with Yono-SBI bank to launch a smart fitness band?

63. Which pharma company has signed cricketer Rohit Sharma as brand ambassador for its product Candid Powder?

64. Which beverage brand has unveiled its ‘Sabse Thick Sabse Tasty’ campaign?

65. Which company will open India’s first all women-managed luxury residences, in Chennai?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 884 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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