March 27, 2022

Biz Quizzard 939


18 years without missing a single week in between. Biz Quizzard begins its 19th year with this edition. Thank you for being part of journey. 

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 21 - 26. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC has announced fresh investments of Rs 10,440 crore to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries in Gujarat?

2. Wockhardt has entered into collaboration with a subsidiary of which company to set up a new fill-finish facility to rollout multiple vaccines in the UK?

3. Which airline has banned local agents from booking tickets in the Canada sector to penalise those profiteering from the now surging demand after two years of travel curbs?

4. Lenders to the debt-ridden textile company Sintex Industries have approved which company’s over Rs 3,650 crore bid for the Gujarat-based company?

5. NoBroker, a proptech firm, has partnered with which charging platform to set up 1,00,000 electric charging points at residential communities across the country this year?

6. Which direct selling nutrition firm expects India to become its top market globally going forward, superseding the United States, according to its global CEO John O Agwunobi?

7. Which mutual fund has launched the campaign ‘Go Automatic with Balanced Advantage Funds’?

8. Which company has acquired Karnataka-based Sri Krishna Milks Pvt Ltd for Rs 50 crore to expand its business?

9. Which gadget accessory & consumer electronics brand released a Holi Anthem featuring dance sensation, Awez Darbar and members from his content creation studio “Atrangz”?

10. Which company has acquired 89% stake in direct-to-consumer lingerie brand Clovia for Rs 950 crore?

11. In an attempt to engage the consumer in the age of Web 3.0, which packaged tea brand hosted its first Holi party in the metaverse world on March 18 and 19?

12. Which men’s premium essential wear brand launched its campaign ‘#TrueShades’?

13. Which electric vehicle (EV) maker from India has made a strategic investment in Israel-based battery technology company StoreDot?

14. The Indian advertising sector is expected to reach which milestone revenue mark by 2024, as per a joint report by industry body Ficci and consultancy firm EY?

15. Which drug maker’s biologics arm has received approval from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation to manufacture and sell Sputnik Light with restricted emergency use in India?

16. Zomato will soon launch its 10-minute food delivery service. What will it be branded as?

17. Which retail online commerce management platform has become the 12th Indian startup to join the unicorn club this year?

18. A wholly-owned subsidiary of which fintech firm has launched ‘Payment Analytics’, a data analysis feature for online and offline merchants?

19. Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, which company has signed a five-year deal to import 0.6-0.65 million tonnes of muriate of potash per year from Israel Chemicals?

20. Which digital payments firm has acquired GigIndia, a marketplace for gig workers?

21. Which company last week struck an agreement to buy insurance company Alleghany for $11.6 billion?

22. Which bathroom solutions company has announced a new brand identity and has roped in actress Tamanna Bhatia as brand endorser?

23. Which life insurance company has launched it new campaign ‘Future Fearless’, targeted towards parents?

24. Which snack brand variant has unveiled its launch campaign ‘Too hot to stop’, featuring brand ambassadors and actors Ranbir Kapoor and Radhika Madan?

25. Which poultry major last week announced the appointment of Vignesh Soundararajan as its new managing director effective from April 1st, 2022?

26. Which intimate wear brand has announced the launch of its show - ‘Unhooked’, featuring 8 beautiful women, their unique body types and their one-of-a-kind inspiring stories?

27. Which automobile company, in collaboration with PHD Media and Liquid India, has partnered with Flipkart for setting up a stand-alone, high-visibility brand store on the e-commerce app?

28. Which health food drink brand has launched a campaign featuring actor Sonu Sood?

29. Which online travel platform has launched a campaign for its Big Travel Sale, featuring former cricketer Ravi Shastri and actors Shruti Haasan, Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal?

30. Which company is buying human pharma division of TTK Healthcare for Rs 805 crore on slump sales basis?

31. Which company has launched a new campaign for its ‘Salon At Home’ service, featuring actress Kriti Sanon?

32. Which caffeinated personal care brand has announced actress Alia Bhatt as the face of the brand for its body wash and body scrub?

33. Cricketer Virat Kohli has invested an undisclosed amount in which Delhi-based FMCG company that manufactures, markets and distributes packaged coffee products?

34. BigBasket is set to unveil its one-hour delivery service, with 7,500-8,000 products on offer. What has it been branded as?

35. Which company has partnered with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) to launch an M.Tech program in Industrial Artificial Intelligence (AI) for working professionals?

36. Adani Ports & SEZ crossed which milestone mark in cargo handling at its ports on March 20 for the first time in its 22-year history?

37. US biopharmaceutical company HDT Bio Corp has filed a $950-million suit against which Pune-based company in a Washington federal court, accusing the latter of “stealing” trade secrets for a new Covid vaccine?

38. Nissan India has touched which production milestone of its Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) Magnite from the Chennai plant of Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt Ltd (RNAIPL) alliance?

39. Which cement company has launched one of its kind thermal insulating climate control concrete system ‘Airium’?

40. Which company has acquired Oddity, a Germany-based digital marketing agency, for €50 million?

41. Which integrated grain commerce platform has launched Insta-Release, a one-click loan repayment and commodity discharge service?

42. Which Tata-group company’s board has approved the re-appointment of Chacko Purackal Thomas as MD and CEO for a term of three years starting from April 1?

43. Which fantasy platform has launched the campaign “India ka Sabse Bada 1st Prize”, featuring cricketers such as Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Shubman Gill and Ruturaj Gaikwad?

44. Which smartphone brand has launched the campaign ‘#MadeOfMad’?

45. Which Indian wavy and curly hair care brand dedicated to helping people embrace their natural hair texture has recently signed playback singer Palak Muchhal as its brand ambassador?

46. Which grooming and hair removal brand has signed on as the 'Official Grooming Partner' of Mumbai Indians for this season's IPL?

47. Which fintech platform has announced its partnership with the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group-owned Lucknow Super Giants team as its associate sponsor?

48. Which company has rolled out a campaign called ‘#InvisibleActsForVisibleChange’ to drive its water stewardship ahead at an unprecedented pace, leveraging the power of social media?

49. Which Pune-based startup launched its new brand film ‘Plants Grow People’ on World Forestry Day?

50. Which MNC steelmaker has tied up with Greenko to use cleaner energy alternatives instead of fossil fuels like coal or natural gas to fire its critical infrastructure like blast furnace and smelters?

51. Which motorcycle brand has launched the television commercial ‘#StarWaaliBaat’?

52. Which consumer data intelligence company has launched a new digital campaign 'Mission India'?

53. Varun Kohli has quit as the CEO of which media company after an 8-year-long stint?

54. Which MNC will acquire Canadian game development outfit Haven Entertainment Studios?

55. Which MNC has partnered KRAFTON, the makers of the popular game, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA (BGMI), to bring limited edition grooming products to the country?

56. Which digital parenting platform, part of D2C beauty brand The Good Glamm Group, has acquired regional parenting platform Tinystep for an undisclosed sum?

57. Which company has acquired the India franchisee rights and the existing network of stores of Sunglass Hut from DLF Brands?

58. Which digital lending startup, co-founded by Ruchi Kalra, last week became the 13th startup this year to become a unicorn?

59. Which medical technology and diagnostics company has announced the formation of a new Intercontinental Region?

60. India’s annual merchandise exports topped which milestone for the first time ever?

61. Airtel Payments Bank has tied up with which insurance company to offer Smartphone Insurance in India?

62. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has surpassed which cumulative exports milestone mark in its 21st year of operations?

63. The total registered electric vehicle (EV) sales in the country have surpassed which milestone mark in FY22?

64. Which drone manufacturer has launched an end-to-end drone operations platform – SkyDeck?

65. Which ride hailing company has launched a National Driver Advisory Council to facilitate dialogue with drivers to address critical issues and improve drivers’ platform experience?

66. Which company has re-launched its marketing campaign – ‘Hawa Badlegi’ focusing on its latest energy-efficient Stealth BLDC Fan range?

67. Which bubblegum brand has introduced its new Blueberry flavour and launched a digital campaign starring actress Radhika Madan?

68. Which beauty care company has roped in actress Jacqueline Fernandez as the brand ambassador for its Safe Sun brand of advanced sun protection products?

69. Which social interactive gaming company is launching the campaign “Game Badal Do”, featuring cricketer MS Dhoni?

70. The country’s largest mortgage company HDFC has crossed which milestone of approved individual home loans in FY22 as of March 21, the highest ever in a financial year?

71. Which innerwear brand has launched its latest campaign featuring actor and brand ambassador Akshay Kumar?

72. Which perfume brand has launched the campaign ‘YE TOH MEHFIL HAI’ with the positioning ‘FOR THOSE WHO LIVE FRAGRANCES’?

73. Which company has rolled out a new digital campaign – Nutrifit Your Family – especially for its dairy-based probiotic portfolio ‘Nutrifit’?

74. Which brand has launched campaigns for its personal care and baby care range of products, featuring brand ambassador and actress Sushmita Sen?

75. Which celebration wear brand has launched a new campaign ‘Taiyaar Hokar Aaiye’, featuring actor Amitabh Bachchan?

76. Actress Athiya Shetty has invested in which community-powered social commerce platform for fashion and lifestyle?

77. Which edtech brand has launched a digital film featuring brand ambassador and actor Amitabh Bachchan to promote its recently launched sub-brand ‘Abroad’?

78. Which consumer appliances company has announced the extension of its trademark agreement with the UK-based Morphy Richards for a further 15 years with effect from July 1, 2022?

79. Which mobile esports and skill gaming platform has launched a new campaign to promote the Great Indian Gaming League (GIGL), commencing on March 24?

80. India has crossed which cumulative milestone for electric vehicles registrations, as per a written reply in the Rajya Sabha last week?

81. Stephen Wilhite, 74, died of Covid on March 14. He was the inventor of  which popular short-video format?

82. Which bank agreed to sell Rs 247 crore of loan assets in Future Retail and Asian Hotels (North) to Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company for Rs 195 crore?

83. Which company is going to take over the fashion, apparel and accessories business of Amazon’s largest seller Cloudtail, which is going to shut down in about a month’s time?

84. Which Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company has bought a majority stake in San Mateo, California-based Unbxd for $100 million?

85. RBI governor Shaktikanta Das last week inaugurated the RBI Innovation Hub. Which city?

86. How many companies have been selected for receiving benefits under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for advanced chemistry cell (ACC) battery storage?

87. Which leisure and entertainment destination has launched a campaign featuring actor Ranveer Singh, targeting consumers from India?

88. Which mobility major has reached an agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Avail Finance, a neo bank that provides financial services to the blue-collared workforce?

89. Which edtech company has been announced as an official sponsor of the FIFAWorld Cup 2022 to be held in Qatar?

90. Which automobile company’s board has approved the appointment of Hisashi Takeuchi as managing director and chief executive officer for a period of three years with effect from April 1?

91. Which US-based aquaculture company will invest Rs 1,000 crore in Telangana to establish a fully integrated freshwater fish culture ecosystem?

92. Which company has launched Godawan, its artisanal Single Malt Whisky?

93. Which company has launched a new brand campaign, ‘Bas Socho Aur Chal Pado’ to drive awareness about its affordable hailable categories?

94. Which online multi-gaming platform last week announced the promotion of its Responsible Gaming Campaign during the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League 2022?

95. Which fantasy sports platform has roped in actors Kartik Aaryan and Samantha Prabhu as its newest endorsers?

96. Greenply Industries Limited last week announced its association with which IPL franchise as Associate Partner?

97. Which spices brand has launched the campaign ‘Roz ka khana Kamaal bane, Apno ke Liye’?

98. Which airline has launched the campaign ‘#TheSoundtrackOfTravel’?

99. Which women-first social app has launched the music video “You've Got This” featuring actor Ishaan Khatter?

100. More than 2,000 Alphonso mango growers in the Konkan region have partnered with which Swiss-Indian food and tech platform company to launch their brand Ekyaam?

101. Which auto-tech company has launched the campaign ‘Bharosa Kar Ke Dekho’ featuring brand ambassador and actor Akshay Kumar?

102. Which home renovation platform has launched its 2022 brand campaign featuring celebrity couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma?

103. Which performance wear D2C brand has launched a new video ‘Back to Discipline’ to encourage consumers to get out of lockdown blues and start living a healthy lifestyle again?

104. Which company’s consumer internet arm Glance has acquired Gambit Sports for an undisclosed sum?

105. Which B2B commerce startup has sought the Competition Commission of India’s approval to acquire a majority stake in SMW Ispat, a thermo-mechanical treatment (TMT) steel manufacturer?

106. Which enterprise SaaS platform has announced the launch of its first-ever ad campaign featuring former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar?

107. Which home linen brand has announced its foray into the mattress category with Yours’n’Mine Mattress range by launching a quirky multipronged campaign ‘#HappilyParated’?

108. On World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, which company announced the launch of a youth-focused, digital-first initiative ‘#BeTheChangeForTB’, featuring actress Vaani Kapoor?

109. Which online meat and seafood player has launched a customer awareness campaign called ‘Fresh or Free’, featuring actor Jimmy Sheirgill?

110. Which state has been named India’s top state in terms of export preparedness for the second year in a row as per an index released by the NITI Aayog?

111. Which financial services company has launched a new campaign ‘Live Life with No Fikr’ to promote its mobile app?

112. Which insurance platform has launched the campaign 'Sukoon' featuring brand ambassador and actor Farhan Akhtar?

113. Which acidity relief brand has roped in actor Biswanath Basu as its regional brand ambassador for the eastern market?

114. Which B2B e-commerce company last week said it plans to acquire 51% stake in software-as-a-service firm Livekeeping for Rs 45.98 crore in an all-cash deal?

115. Using immersive video technologies, which brand recreated the in-stadia experience of Kapil Dev’s famous 175 not out vs Zimbabwe, during the 1983 Cricket World Cup?

116. Which lubricant brand has launched its new campaign ‘Non-Stop Protection Dance’ illustrating its protection that reduces engine wear out?

117. Which MNC has announced the launch of ‘Yeh Hai Padhai 2.0’ campaign to further advocate the importance of PC in education?

118. Which company will purchase assets and acquire the procurement & sales network from the Coimbatore-based Suguna Dairy Product (India) for a cash consideration of Rs 2.81 crore?

119. Which company has acquired prickly heat powder brand Dermicool from Reckitt Benckiser Group for Rs 432 crore?

120. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) last week initiated insolvency proceedings against which real estate developer, which is engaged in more than 30 projects across north India?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 939 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

March 20, 2022

Biz Quizzard 938

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 14 - 19. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The return on workers’ retirement savings parked with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been slashed to what % for 2021-22?

2. Which company is acquiring IT services firm Thirdware Solutions in an all-cash deal for a consideration of up to $42 million, including earnouts?

3. Government headhunter PESB has picked a non-upstream executive, Ranjit Rath to head which state-owned oil and gas producer?

4. Which company will acquire a minority 22.5% stake in Nao Spirits for Rs 31.5 crore?

5. Nykaa opened its beauty store, Nykaa On Trend at HSR Bangalore on International Women’s Day. Which milestone store count did it touch with this launch?

6. Which international airport has launched a campaign in India, featuring a Bollywood themed song sequence involving popular entertainment influencers Ayush Mehra and Aisha Ahmed?

7. Which full-stack platform for all property needs has launched a television commercial featuring actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurana?

8. Which premium beauty brand has launched its first national television commercial “Backstage to Backstreets”?

9. Which brand has released its new ‘Give Me Red’ commercial?

10. Which brand has been ranked as India’s most trusted brand for the third year in a row in TRA’s Brand Trust Report (BTR) 2022, the eleventh edition in its series?

11. Which insurer has launched the digital campaign ‘#UnbelievableButTrue’ to promote BeFit, a rider policy?

12. Which cooking oil brand has launched the ‘#RasodeMeinMardHai’ commercial, pushing for equal gender roles?

13. Which independent media buying platform has launched the ‘What Matters’ campaign in India?

14. Which used car platform has launched the ‘Khushiyon Ki Long Drive’ campaign featuring brand ambassadors Sachin Tendulkar and PV Sindhu?

15. Which home and sleep solutions company has launched a campaign focused on its ‘Buy and Try’ model for mattresses, featuring brand ambassador and actress Rashmika Mandanna?

16. Which Bengaluru-based fintech software firm is buying Karza Technologies, a banking and financial intelligence solution provider, for around Rs 600 crore?

17. Which company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all assets of Netherlands-headquartered Lithium Werks BV for a total transaction value of $61 million (Rs 468.2 crore)?

18. Which group and Greenko Group entered into a partnership to utilise the latter's hydro energy storage capacity to provide round-the-clock (RTC) energy to the former’s facilities in India?

19. Which manufacturer of lithium-ion battery packs for e-vehicles has acquired 100% stake in Pune-based Varos Technology Pvt. Ltd. for an unspecified amount?

20. Who was last week officially appointed as chairman of Air India?

21. Which general insurance company last week announced a five-year extension for its Managing Director and CEO, Tapan Singhel?

22. Which company has recently launched its ‘Solaroof’ campaign targeted towards residential as well as commercial customers?

23. Which innerwear brand has launched the campaign ‘Chehre Pe Muskaan’ featuring brand ambassador and actor Varun Dhawan?

24. Which innerwear brand has launched the campaign ‘Body Language Jo Chha Jaye’?

25. Which company’s consumer products division (CPD) announced its association with actor Ajay Devgn for its flagship brand, Tetmosol?

26. Which fintech startup has announced its latest brand campaign featuring actor Vicky Kaushal?

27. Which fantasy sports platform has roped in cricketers Shubman Gill and Ruturaj Gaikwad as its new brand ambassadors?

28. Which wires and cables brand has launched the campaign ‘Fire Se Jyaada Jaanleva’ featuring brand ambassador and actor Akshay Kumar?

29. Which detergent brand has roped in comedian Anu Menon, more famously known by her screen name Lola Kutty, for its ongoing campaign to highlight gender inequality at home?

30. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd last week said its CNG range of vehicles has crossed which cumulative sales milestone?

31. Aditi Mishra has been appointed the new CEO of which media agency?

32. Which fintech company last week announced the acquisition of digital payments startup IZealiant Technologies for an undisclosed amount?

33. Which housing finance company’s founder and former chairman Sameer Gehlaut resigned from the board last week?

34. Which MNC last week said it would invest Rs 1,588 crore in India to set up a manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu for refrigerator compressors?

35. Which MNC has re-entered the rapidly growing laptop market in India after a long hiatus, with six new products introduced last week?

36. Which company, promoted by Sam Ghosh, has entered the edutech space with the unveiling of Torus Primero Edutech Private Ltd?

37. Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt. Ltd. (RNAIPL) last week announced the achievement of which cumulative production milestone for powertrain units?

38. Which IT firm has entered into an agreement to acquire Princeton, New Jersey-based global cloud transformation services provider MediaAgility?

39. Which ecommerce company has appointed Prashant Jhaveri as its chief executive officer (CEO) of its healthcare business?

40. Which Canadian coffee chain is all set to launch in India by June-July?

41. Which dating app has partnered with actress Bhumi Pednekar for a campaign to show some of the gendered inequalities women face in dating and relationships?

42. Which city has emerged as the least financially protected city in India with a protection quotient of 48, far lower than the overall metro average of 53, as per a survey by Max Life Insurance and Kantar?

43. The share price of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reached which milestone mark for the first time on March 15?

44. Which brand has introduced the “Stay Connected. Stay Smarter” campaign featuring brand ambassadors and celebrity couple Shahid Kapoor and Mira Kapoor for its smart TVs?

45. Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd. has appointed actor Dino Morea as brand ambassador for which natural mountain water brand?

46. Which mattress brand has launched its new campaign ‘Sleep It Off’ featuring brand ambassador and sports personality Sania Mirza?

47. Which food delivery app has launched the campaign ‘#FoodcourtOnAnApp’ to amplify its unique offering to customers across India?

48. Which social media platform has launched the campaign ‘You Decide’, partnering with actress Ananya Panday and others?

49. Which  network of fertility chains has announced that actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will continue to be face of the company as their brand ambassador for the 2nd year in a row?

50. Which company last week launched its new bike model Scram 411 with introductory prices starting at Rs 2.03 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai)?

51. Which online taxation and fintech software provider has acquired supply chain financing technology firm Xpedize?

52. Which digital health platform, which is betting big on diagnostics, last week opened its first reference lab in Delhi?

53. Which company will buy a 51% stake in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Power Distribution Corporation as it looks to strengthen its power distribution play in the country?

54. Which Hyderabad-based drone player last week said it has launched its first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), MW Viper?

55. Which cement manufacturer has launched 2 new brands - Conkrete Super King and Halo Super King?

56. Which automobile company last week announced a Customer Convenience Package (CCP) to cover vehicles for unforeseen failures in engine due to hydrostatic lock and fuel adulteration?

57. Which company has acquired majority stake in Glib(dot)ai, a start-up that helps businesses achieve last-mile automation by providing document analysis?

58. Which Murugappa Group company has announced the appointment of Mukesh Ahuja as the Managing Director?

59. Which Israel-based company has announced its foray into the Indian cyber security market with the launch of Snowbit?

60. In probably the first ever government event to be held in the metaverse, which state will host its launch event for its new SpaceTech Framework on metaverse next month?

61. Which automobile company has appointed Frank Torres as its new president for India operations?

62. Which meat and seafood omnichannel company has launched its new ‘Good meat. Genuine meat. Always.’ campaign featuring actor Prakash Raj?

63. Nobel Hygiene has launched a campaign for which diaper brand, focusing on one of the key product features - the “Susu Meter”?

64. Which MNC has announced the appointment of Anuj Singh as Country General Manager for its India business?

65. Which brand has launched the campaign 'Impossibly Delicious Momos'?

66. Which beverage brand has launched its summer campaign 'Shop Shop'?

67. Which beverage brand has launched its summer campaign, extending the ‘Goodness Jo Dikhti Hai’ positioning to reiterate the revamped transparent PET packaging?

68. Colgate-Palmolive (India) has launched the 'Smile Out Loud' campaign to promote which new toothpaste brand?

69. Which virtual mentoring platform has launched the campaign ‘#SabHongeKamyab’ featuring actor Sonu Sood?

70. Which MNC’s longtime former CEO Howard Schultz will return temporarily after incumbent Kevin Johnson said that he will retire from the role on April 4?

71. Which Bharti Group-backed company has received the satellite broadband services licence from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)?

72. Villa rental platform Vista Rooms has rebranded itself. What is the new name?

73. India’s first airport brewery, Barley & Grapes (B&G), opened last week. Which airport?

74. Which hospitality company has elevated Ankit Gupta to be the chief executive officer of India?

75. A joint bid by the Hazel Mercantile-Swan Energy combine for which shipbuilding firm secured in its favour votes from about 95% of the lenders by value in a bankruptcy resolution process?

76. The Dredging Corporation of India and which shipyard last week signed an agreement to build the first indigenous dredger in the country?

77. Which vaccine maker has acquired a 26% stake in AMP Energy C&I One to support green energy requirements for its manufacturing facility at Ambernath in Maharashtra?

78. Canadian asset manager Brookfield has agreed to acquire a 25% stake in the packaging films business of the which group in a Rs 2,000 crore deal?

79. The NPCI has launched a variant of UPI for small value transactions, which is essentially a digital wallet on phone that enables payments, without using UPI PIN. What is it called?

80. Which company’s founder Ajit Isaac and his wife Sarah Isaac have committed Rs 105 crore to establish a Centre for Public Health at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru?

81. Which interior design automation platform has forayed into Hyderabad with local fabrication and installation support for residential interior designers or home improvement projects?

82. Which intimate wellness brand has launched its ‘#WashAwayStigma’ campaign to enable and empower young adults to take charge of their own sexual wellbeing?

83. HDFC Capital Advisors, a unit of HDFC, has acquired a 7.2% stake in which real estate digital amenities provider for Rs 1.1 crore?

84. Which FMCG major last week said it aims to achieve a diversity ratio of 50% by 2024 by increasing the participation of women in its factory workforce?

85. BSE has signed an MoU with which employee healthcare platform for MSMEs to provide guidance and opportunities to the latter’s network of more than 2,000 businesses for public listing on its platform?

86. Hinduja Leasing Finance, the non-banking finance company of Ashok Leyland, will merge with which media vertical of the Hinduja Group?

87. Which company last week released ‘xorkeesign G2C’, a product that helps users digitally sign GST and income tax returns for all classes of assessees, including corporate taxpayers?

88. Granules India has received a license from Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) to manufacture and market generic versions of which MNC’s oral treatment nirmatrelvir?

89. Which brand is the ‘Indian Car of The Year 2022’?

90. Which MNC last week said it closed the $8.5 billion acquisition of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer after regulators declined to challenge the deal?

91. Which online pharmacy major has made a strategic investment in digital diagnostic platform 5C Network?

92. Which airline will scale up “CarGo”, its cargo business?

93. Which company has secured approval from a lenders’ panel to acquire Sical Logistics, the bankrupt firm previously owned by the Coffee Day Group, for about Rs 520 crore?

94. Peruvian animation studio Tunche Films has joined hands with which animation major to co-produce their much-touted female-oriented animated feature Kayara through the latter’s Spanish group company Fortoon Island?

95. Which social media platform has launched a Holi anthem ‘#HarRangKiHoli’ to celebrate the festival of colours in their ways by flaunting their distinct traditions?

96. Which Jaipur-based cosmetic startup has launched the campaign ‘#KhushiyaanAapkeRangHumare’ to unveil its range of organic Holi colours?

97. Which footwear brand launched its Holi ad with the message "Holi khushiyon ka tyohaar hai, zabardasti ka nahi"?

98. Which OTT platform has launched the film ‘Kuch Miss Nahi Hoga’, the second edition of its campaign ‘Dekhtey Reh Jaogey’, featuring actors Sara Ali Khan and Amol Parasahar?

99. Which housing finance brand launched the ‘Apne ghar ki Holi’ campaign?

100. Which Pune-based company will make its product debut by June, offering electric buses made from stainless steel, under the brand EKA, a first in the industry?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 938 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

March 13, 2022

Biz Quizzard 937

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

1. Which medical technology and life sciences company said its upcoming greenfield manufacturing facility in Bengaluru will be managed entirely by women?

2. Which Chennai-based debt marketplace became the 11th startup to join the unicorn club in this year after raising $137 million in a series-B round?

3. Which Chennai-based company has entered into a strategic partnership with US-based technology-focused transportation solutions company Bolt Mobility (Bolt)?

4. Which period care brand launched a new campaign 'My Story, Period!' ahead of Women's Day?

5. Which education company has launched a new campaign ‘No Compromise on Success’ with its brand ambassador and actor, Allu Arjun?

6. Which mall has launched the campaign 'Shame Body Shaming' under its flagship program ‘ExtraordiNAARI’?

7. Which ecommerce company launched the ‘#RiseLikeHer’ campaign celebrating women entrepreneurs?

8. Which brand has launched its ‘Break The Hairarchy’ campaign, celebrating the choice of women to keep or remove their body hair?

9. Which FMCG major has acquired 19% equity stake in direct-to-consumer (D2C) nutrition firm Tru Native F&B Pvt Ltd?

10. Microsoft India intends to set up its fourth data centre in India in which city?

11. Which online matchmaking service has launched ‘#AnEqualNation’, its latest campaign on International Women's day, featuring actress Bhumi Pednekar?

12. Which company, along with its marketing partner Arrow International, announced the launch of the first generic version of Celgene’s top-selling cancer drug Revlimid in the US market?

13. Which company has received an approval from DCGI for Oxemia (Desidustat), a first-of-its-kind oral treatment for anaemia associated with chronic kidney disease?

14. Which company has acquired a majority stake in digital focused platform Fintuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Fintuple) for an undisclosed sum?

15. E-commerce roll-up company Mensa Brands has acquired which home storage solutions brand?

16. The foundation stone for India’s first international furniture park was laid in which state last week?

17. Rebel Foods’ homegrown brand, Faasos said it has touched which milestone restaurants count across 10 countries?

18. Which D2C plant-based wellness and nutrition brand has unveiled its campaign '#WeCare' to commemorate Women’s Day?

19. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, which MNC released an ad ‘Manjha #SearchForChange’ that shows how ‘voice’ can act as a catalyst to bring about change?

20. Which automobile company in India has received the Gold recognition at the prestigious League of American Communications Professionals 2020/21 Vision Awards for its annual integrated report?

21. Which brand has unveiled a new look for its flagship blended Scotch whisky, the 'biggest' redesign in its 112-year history?

22. Which brand launched the women’s day campaign ‘#DanceThroughLife’, featuring brand ambassador and actress Rashmika Mandanna, for its smartwatches from the TRebel collection?

23. Which Chennai-based independent agency has been acquired by Japanese major ADK?

24. Which AI-powered open garden technology platform for creators has announced the launch of its latest Beauty and makeup IP, ‘Glam Guru’, in partnership with beauty brand Renee Cosmetics?

25. On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022, which business group launched ‘#UsForHer’?

26. Which digital gaming and sports firm will acquire a 33% stake in Datawrkz Business Solutions?

27. Which casual wear and apparel brand last week said actress Sara Ali Khan has invested an undisclosed amount in it?

28. Bharti Airtel last week signed a strategic partnership with which bank to launch a co-branded credit card with “industry-leading benefits” exclusively for its 340 million-plus customer base?

29. Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu has invested an undisclosed amount in which exclusive e-commerce marketplace for sustainable products?

30. Vikram Limaye will not seek another term as MD and CEO of which company?

31. Which group has tied up with Aditya Birla Asset Reconstruction Company to jointly acquire the distressed loans of Manmohan Shetty-promoted Imagicaaworld Entertainment?

32. US private equity major Warburg Pincus has acquired a majority stake in which auto components firm and its affiliated companies?

33. Which agrochemical company has launched Corprima, an insecticide said to be effective to control fruit borers in tomato and okra?

34. Which educational technology start-up has acquired Don’t Memorise, a concept-based multilingual content platform, for an undisclosed sum?

35. Which dry cell battery maker has appointed Suvamoy Saha as managing director?

36. Which cybersecurity software company has launched its first-ever regional TVC in Telugu, featuring actresses Aishwarya Presse and Vinodhini?

37. Which life insurance company launched its new campaign 'Trek’, to celebrate the spirit of today’s women on International Women’s Day?

38. Which skincare and dermatologist network enabled brand launched its digital campaign '#WhatWomenWant' for International Women’s Day?

39. Which online insurer announced a collaboration with former Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin Football Club (CFC) to provide schoolgirls with football coaching for an entire year?

40. RBI last week launched a service that makes the account-to-account transfer platform of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) available on feature phones. What has it been branded as?

41. Which company has launched the 'Banaye AC Ko Naye Jaisa' campaign to create awareness of the new-age AC servicing technique of using a unique ‘foam jet technology’?

42. Which life insurance brand launched the campaign ‘#ComplimentNotCompare’ celebrating woman’s individuality?

43. Which chewing gum brand has launched a tennis ball-shaped gum in a brand-new transparent packaging?

44. Which ice cream manufacturer has unveiled a new campaign ‘Break the Bias’ that challenges women to break the stereotypes at the workplace?

45. Which online pet care store launched the campaign ‘Woman’s Best Friend’?

46. Which fintech brand launched the campaign ‘Celebrating Bhanus of Rural India on women’s day! #kamaalkinarishakti’ saluting women entrepreneurs?

47. Observing International Women’s Day, actress Yami Gautam has collaborated with which beauty e-commerce platform to raise funds for sexual assault victims?

48. Which gadget accessory and consumer electronics brand has announced its association with singer and musician Neha Kakkar as its new brand ambassador?

49. Which pharma company has roped in world boxing champion Mary Kom as the brand ambassador for its women’s cardiovascular health awareness initiative Shakti?

50. In what is claimed to be a first of its kind initiative in the country, FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) and which state last week launched an industrial park wholly owned by womenpreneurs?

51. Which fintech brand launched the campaign ‘What do women love to shop? #NoShOpinion’ challenging the notions around women’s shopping?

52. Which Indian luxury beauty retailer launched its Women's Day campaign ‘I am enough’?

53. Which brand has roped in actress Mithila Palkar as the brand ambassador for its period care and hair removal categories and launched the campaign ‘For Humans Who Period’?

54. Which fintech brand rolled out 'The Reward', a Women’s Day campaign to initiate the conversation about financial equality?

55. Which  ecommerce platform launched the social media campaign ‘Main Taiyaar Hoon’ with the aim to encourage people to honor inspirational women who are path bearers?

56. Which social media platform launched the campaign ‘#BejhijhakBol’ to inspire self-expression among women, without fear or hesitation?

57. Which online brand in fish and meat e-commerce has launched a new campaign ‘#FindYourFreshWay’ breaking eating stereotypes for women?

58. Which company launched the campaign ‘#BeyondHiring’ on the occasion of International Women's Day, saluting HR professionals and their beyond hiring role at workplace?

59. Which MNC has agreed to acquire cybersecurity company Mandiant for $5.4 billion, its second-biggest deal ever?

60. Which company has acquired a 76% stake in the dating platform Aisle for Rs 91 crore in an all-cash deal?

61. Which company will take control of South East UP Power Transmission Company after offering Rs 3,200 crore to the creditors of the bankrupt asset?

62. In a reshuffle of its managing committee, which company is moving Priya Nair to a global role as CMO beauty & wellbeing?

63. Which Hyderabad-based environment management solutions provider has rechristened itself as Re Sustainability Ltd?

64. Which company has entered into a pact with Naga Ltd. to sell its Ready to Eat (RTE) business and ‘Oyalo’ brand for Rs 25 crore?

65. Which company has tied up with Disney India’s consumer products business to introduce a range of food products in India?

66. Which group has been named the ‘Publisher of the Year’ at the WAN-IFRA South Asian Digital Media Awards 2021 owing to the highest number of tallies on the points table?

67. Which homegrown brand in the digital 'locks and safes' segment has launched the 'Ab Chalegi Finger Key' campaign?

68. Which company has announced the appointment of Sunil Kataria as the CEO of Lifestyle Business?

69. Which mutual fund has announced an exclusive end-to-end women-led financial empowerment initiative ‘#LaxmiForLaxmi’?

70. Which company has acquired companies of Swiss company Galderma in the US, Japan and Canada through its step-down US subsidiary Taro Pharmaceuticals?

71. Which cryptocurrency exchange has launched a campaign with the positioning ‘Crypto Mein Pro’?

72. Which fast fashion ethnic wear brand has announced actress Sara Ali Khan as its first celebrity brand ambassador?

73. Which cosmetics brand has roped in actress Kiara Advani as its brand ambassador and has launched the campaign ‘Oh my God! Everyone’s a fan’?

74. Which general insurance brand has launched the digital campaign #DriveLikeALady 2022 centered on women empowerment and driving?

75. Which general insurance brand has launched the campaign ‘#WohSambhaalLegi’?

76. Which Ayurveda brand has launched its first television commercial, featuring actor and brand ambassador Sonu Sood?

77. Which lubricant manufacturer has announced new campaign ‘keeping the world moving forward’ for its second edition of mechanic month in India?

78. Which pharma company has reappointed Srinivas Sadu, its managing director and chief executive since 2019, to the same positions for five years with effect from April 25?

79. Which full-service law firm is set to acquire Bengaluru-based realty and dispute resolution law firm ASLF, making it a over 50 partners and 350 lawyers law firm?

80. Which MNC has named Prabha Narasimhan its next India managing director?

81. Which personal care brand has announced the launch of its face washes and scrubs portfolio in India with a new campaign titled 'Say Yes To You'?

82. Which edtech company has launched a multi-starrer anthology film titled "Khud Ke Liye"?

83. Which smartphone brand has launched its latest campaign for its POVA 5G smartphone, featuring actor Ayushmann Khurrana?

84. CavinKare has roped in actress Erica Fernandes as brand ambassador for which shampoo brand?

85. Which small finance bank unveiled its latest digital brand campaign, ‘#CelebrateTheRaniInYou’ on the occasion of International Women’s month?

86. Which company has rolled out a new digital campaign – ‘#LayerItWithLove’ – focussing on its butter and cheese categories?

87. Vicco has roped in which former cricketer as its brand ambassador?

88. Which centre-filled cookies brand has launched the campaign ‘Ye dhoka khana toh banta hai’?

89. Which digital healthcare platform unveiled its campaign ‘#HealthUnlimited’ featuring brand ambassador and actor Amitabh Bachchan?

90. Which fresh produce supply chain startup has acquired Tecxprt, a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based communication platform?

91. Which cloud kitchen company has acquired a majority stake in the leading milkshake brand, Frozen Bottle?

92. Which sportswear brand has roped in long jump champion Shaili Singh into its athlete roster?

93. RBI last week barred which payments bank from adding new customers due to likely gaps in its technology systems?

94. Pratik Pota has resigned as the CEO of which food services company?

95. Which edtech company last week opened its first offline experience store, in New Delhi?

96. Which grooming accessories and beauty brand launched its Women’s Day campaign ‘#FlauntyourBefikar’, featuring actress Ananya Pandey?

97. Which company last week said its subsidiary has inked a pact to acquire 17.5% voting rights in US-based Great Heights Inc for USD 20 million (around Rs 152 crore)?

98. Which home interiors company has unveiled a new campaign ‘Guaranteed’?

99. Which bank has launched the ‘#AapkeSapnoKaSathi’ campaign?

100. The government last week appointed former financial services secretary Debasish Panda as chairman of which regulatory body?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 937 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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rajeev kondapalli

March 6, 2022

Biz Quizzard 936

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period February 28 - March 05. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The government last week appointed financial industry veteran Madhabi Puri Buch to which position?

2. Which online taxation and fintech software provider has entered into lending and has launched its invoice-discounting product for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)?

3. Which company has launched its national campaign 'Sehat Hai To Watan Hai' to salute India's armed forces and police for their selfless service round the clock?

4. Which mediation and mindfulness brand launched its first ever digital campaign in India ‘Be Kind To Your Mind’?

5. Which company will acquire Panacea Biotec Pharma’s formulations brands for India and Nepal markets for Rs 1,872 crore?

6. Which company has acquired 60 per cent stake for Rs 71.73 crore in ZipZap Logistics, a last-mile logistics service provider operating under its brand Whizzard?

7. Which multiplex chain and Esports Federation of India (ESFI) have entered into a partnership to popularise and grow esports in the country?

8. Tech Mahindra has launched its metaverse practice, which will allow its customers to create immersive experiences and transact in the metaverse. What has it been branded as?

9. Which automobile brand has launched its Slavia premium sedan with an entry price of Rs 10.7 lakh?

10. In one of the largest acquisitions by an Indian pharma company, which company’s subsidiary has agreed to acquire the biosimilar assets of US-based Viatris for $3.34 billion (Rs 25,160 crore)?

11. Which EV startup has acquired Bengaluru-based staff management and business intelligence platform Munim App in a cash-and-stock based strategic acquisition deal?

12. Which finance company approved the appointment of SN Subrahmanyan as the Director and Chairperson of the Board, effective February 28?

13. Which commercial vehicle manufacturer has rolled out AVTR 2825, a tipper with 9-speed Automated Manual Transmission?

14. Which MNC last week announced the launch of ‘Play Pass’ subscription service in India?

15. Which mobile e-sports and skill gaming platform has acquired GameDuell in line with its strategy to expand operations across key global markets?

16. Which alternative investment firm last week announced the appointment of emerging markets investor Mark Mobius as an advisor for its India business?

17. Which MNC has given its India country head Amit Agarwal additional charge of emerging markets?

18. Which D2C brand specialising in affordable and invisible teeth aligners has launched its digital campaign on Clear Aligners featuring South Indian actor Nivetha Pethuraj?

19. Which edtech company has announced signing of actor Amitabh Bachchan as its official brand ambassador?

20. The promoters of which company last week made an open offer for acquiring an additional 26% in dry cell battery maker Eveready Industries India Ltd, a flagship of the BM Khaitan group?

21. On the occasion of World Tailor's Day on 28 February, which company has unveiled a new campaign 'Kahani Karigar Ki' celebrating the hard work that tailors do?

22. Ahead of Women's Day, which chocolate company has amplified the ‘#HerShe’ campaign to recognise, honour and uplift women through activations in India and around the world?

23. Which non-fiction television channel has joined hands with Sequoia India to spotlight the inspiring journeys of Indian women entrepreneurs with its new digital series – ‘She Builds’?

24. Which group health insurance provider has announced its rebranding to reflect its new corporate vision, and has signed entrepreneur and actor Kunal Kapoor as the face of its new campaign?

25. Which FMCG major recently announced the launch of 'Virgin Coconut Oil’, further strengthening its presence in the coconut oil market?

26. On National Protein Day, February 27,  which cheese brand launched the campaign ‘Start Protein Strong’?

27. Which automobile company said that Christian Schenk will take over as its chairperson while incumbent Christian Cahn von Seelen will assume an executive role as director for sales and marketing?

28. Which company has acquired majority stake in designer wear brand Abraham & Thakore for an undisclosed amount?

29. Which performance marketing agency has appointed Lalatendu Das as CEO?

30. Ashneer Grover has resigned as the managing director of which company?

31. Which global investor has acquired realty developer Prestige Group’s stake in a commercial project, the latter jointly owned with RMZ, in a deal valued over Rs 1,800 crore?

32. Which company has announced the voluntary resignation of founder promoter Sunder Genomal from the post of Managing Director with effect from May 31, 2022?

33. Which business group is taking a minority stake in local digital business news platform Quintillion, marking its foray into media business?

34. Which company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired 90% equity stake in Ceramat Pvt Ltd, a company focused on advanced ceramics with healthcare?

35. Which mutual fund has appointed TS Ramakrishnan as its Managing Director and CEO from March 1?

36. Which company has released a new campaign called '#WhoWatchesTV' to showcase its latest innovation of portable TV viewing experience?

37. Which beverage brand has unveiled its launch campaign in India, featuring actress Kriti Sanon, urging people to ‘#TryItFirst’?

38. Which B2B wholesale e-commerce portal has launched a brand ad film featuring actor Randeep Hooda?

39. Which life insurance brand has roped in actress Vidya Balan as its brand ambassador?

40. Ilker Ayci last week announced that he had declined the post of CEO of which company?

41. Russell Weiner will be the new global CEO of which quick service restaurant (QSR) chain?

42. Which medical devices maker has acquired US-based The Kennedy Company, a manufacturer of radiation protection X-ray shielding material and acoustic barrier products?

43. Which company has acquired 100% stake in Brazil-based Nourrie Saúde e Nutrição Animal for $5 million (Rs 36.2 crore), via wholly-owned arm Alivira Animal Health?

44. Which telecom infrastructure provider has appointed Sandeep Girotra as its chief executive officer?

45. Which edtech firm has acquired online learning platform Applied Roots for $50 million in a cash and stock deal?

46. Which cloud kitchen company has merged with Kitchens Centre, making it one of the biggest players in the space with 1,000 kitchens in around 100 locations across 20 cities?

47. Which Hyderabad-based EdTech player has acquired Bengaluru-based cloud-based ERP solutions provider Fedena (Foradian Technologies) for an undisclosed amount?

48. Which Hyderabad-based elderly care platform last week said it has rolled out a personalised dementia care plan to serve elderly suffering from Dementia?

49. Which film production and distribution company has announced Akshaye Widhani as chief executive officer?

50. Deepak Parekh has stepped down as the non-executive Chairman of which general insurance company?

51. Which social commerce platform has rolled out its latest campaign, featuring actress Sara Ali Khan?

52. Which sportswear brand has brought in para-badminton player Palak Kohli into its athlete roster?

53. Which broadcaster has unveiled a new campaign called ‘#HamaraBlueBandhan’ to rally the nation behind the Indian Women's cricket team?

54. Which advertising group has announced the appointment of Pooja Jauhari as CEO?

55. Travelxp, the travel channel and OTT platform, has announced the launch of its food channel in India. What is it called?

56. Which beverage brand variant has been launched with the claim of being the first-ever nitrogen-infused cola?

57. Which personal care brand has unveiled a special Women’s Day film ‘#SheMakesUs’ as a tribute to all its women workforce?

58. Which plywood brand has roped in actor Kartik Aaryan as its brand ambassador and has launched the campaign 'Ply ka Punchnama'?

59. Which brand has launched a new campaign ‘Styles you as you’ to promote its wide variety of personal care and grooming appliances?

60. Which online home services platform last week announced an industry-first Rs 150 crore partner stock ownership plan (PSOP) for its service providers?

61. Which home and sleep solutions company has announced the onboarding of actress Rashmika Mandanna as its first brand ambassador?

62. Which online gaming company has onboarded cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its brand ambassador?

63. Which non-alcoholic beer brand has announced the launch of its new campaign ‘Made Over Nights’, starring actor Siddhant Chaturvedi?

64. Which general insurance brand has unveiled its latest campaign ‘Oh My Dog!’ with the aim to create awareness around the importance of purchasing dog health insurance cover?

65. Usha International has announced which cricketer as its brand ambassador across all product categories?

66. Which cookie brand has released a limited-edition Dark Knight pack as part of its association with the latest Batman movie?

67. Which food company, through its subsidiary, has acquired a 51 per cent stake in Golden Star Trading Inc. along with its brand Golden Star?

68. MG Motor India last week announced a new venture to build charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. What has it been branded as?

69. Amritanshu Khaitan last week resigned as the CMD of which company?

70. Which company will form an electronics manufacturing JV with US-based Sanmina Corp, which will mainly produce 4G and 5G telecom network equipment for local and overseas markets?

71. Which men’s grooming brand has launched a new campaign featuring brand ambassador and actor Ranveer Singh?

72. Which online platform for comparing and finding online universities has rolled out its marketing campaign, ‘#ChunoWahiJoHaiSahi’?

73. Which quick commerce brand has roped in playback singer and actress Sivaangi Krishnakumar as the face of the campaign to announce its launch in Chennai?

74. Which brand has roped in actress Sanya Malhotra as brand ambassador for its lighting range and has launched the campaign ‘Beauty that moves you’?

75. Which jewellery brand launched the ‘#IAmMoreThanEnough’ digital campaign ahead of International Women’s Day?

76. Which online community for older adults has launched its Women’s Day campaign ‘#LadyActYourAge’?

77. Which women’s clean health solutions brand has launched ‘#NoMoreCompromises’ campaign on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022?

78. Which pest control brand has announced the relaunch of Louie, in its new avatar as 'Louie the mosquito'?

79. Which sleep solutions brand has unveiled a new campaign 'Good sleep is your superpower'?

80. Which MNC announced the appointment of Punjab-born Kumar Galhotra as its global president of nonelectric automobile business, which clocks annual revenues in excess of over $100 billion?

81. Which artisanal technology services company has announced the launch of its brand campaign 'inspiring brilliance'?

82. Which integrated digital health and wellness brand has released a new campaign ‘Being Prepared’ to raise awareness about how to handle medical emergencies?

83. Which candy brand has launched a campaign with the positioning 'Ghuley toh dil milein'?

84. Which surfacing solutions brand has launched a film aiming to create awareness around gender equality and the unconscious bias or metaphorical ‘glass ceiling’ that women have to face at work?

85. Which sanitary pads brand has launched a campaign ‘The Missing Chapter’ to raise awareness about the lack of period education in Indian schools?

86. Which health insurer has approved the appointment of V Jagannathan as its chairman with immediate effect?

87. Which company has signed a pact with Campervan Factory, an IIT Madras-incubated research-based caravan manufacturing company, to launch campers in India?

88. Which beverage brand has signed on actor Ram Charan as a brand ambassador?

89. Which beverage brand has launched an apple variant and has appointed actor Kartik Aaryan as brand ambassador?

90. Hero MotoCorp last week unveiled a new brand for its emerging mobility solutions. Name it?

91. Which product discovery & trial app has launched the digital campaign ‘#TheIconicLady’?

92. Which FMCG major has launched the public awareness campaign ‘The Bin Boy’?

93. Which beauty brand has launched the campaign ‘#WhenIAmReady’ for this year’s International Women’s Day?

94. Which chocolate brand from Mars Wrigley has launched a Kesar Pista variant?

95. Which automobile company is celebrating International Women's Day with the rollout of its unique ‘#LicenseToDrive’ initiative?

96. Which automobile company launched ‘#TheDriveWithin’ campaign to celebrate the spirit of sports and showcase the inspiring real-life stories of 4 Indian women cricketers?

97. Which protein supplement brand launched a new campaign with actor Vidyut Jammwal?

98. Which smartphone brand has announced the launch of its new digital campaign "Joy of Equality" for International Women’s Day?

99. Which edtech company has launched an anthem ‘#HallaMachaDe’ to cheer for the India Women's National Cricket Team as they represent the country at The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup?

100. Which airline has chosen former SpiceJet and Vistara executive Sanjiv Kapoor as its chief executive?

101. German luxury carmaker BMW last week announced the achievement of which cumulative production milestone at its Chennai Plant?

102. Which omnichannel meat and seafood brand last week announced opening its first all-women store in Chennai?

103. Which off-highway tyre manufacturer has roped in actor Ranveer Singh as brand ambassador?

104. Which sports property is being promoted with a campaign with the tagline 'Yeh Ab Normal Hai'?

105. Which company last week announced the opening of India's largest convention centre in Mumbai?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 936 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli