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.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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