June 5, 2022

Biz Quizzard 949

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period May 30 - June 04. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which country has become India's top trading partner in 2021-22?

2. Which fashion brand has launched its ‘#ImperfectlyPerfectRules’ campaign?

3. Which brand has roped in cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as the brand ambassador for its Smart Wearables in India?

4. Movie studio Fox Star Studios has been rebranded. What is the new name?

5. Which watch brand has roped in actress Alia Bhatt as brand ambassador and has launched the “Boldly Beautiful” campaign?

6. Myntra has introduced an express delivery feature, allowing shoppers to receive their orders within 24-48 hours of purchase. What has it been branded as?

7. Which company has launched a new brand of beer, Seven Rivers, for the Indian market?

8. Which broadcaster has launched a campaign ‘Chase the record’, featuring actor Aamir Khan?

9. Which building materials manufacturer has roped in actor Allu Arjun as its brand ambassador for the pipes and water tank businesses?

10. Amul recently announced its entry into organic food market with the launch of which product?

11. Which sportswear company has partnered with Maldives-based sports and lifestyle marketplace Sonee Sports to launch the brand in the island nation?

12. Which food services company has announced the appointment of Sameer Khetarpal as CEO and MD, with effect from September 5, 2022, for a period of 5 years?

13. Which PC-maker is set to enter the consumer lifestyle market with the launch of water purifiers, vacuum cleaners and ozonisers, post the successful test run of air purifiers?

14. Lakmé Academy powered by Aptech has signed which actress as the brand ambassador?

15. Which toothpaste brand has launched a film featuring Kiran Kanojia, India’s first female Blade Runner, as part of its ongoing campaign?

16. On the occasion of World Milk Day (June 1), which dairy brand launched an apple flavoured energizing drink under its brand Recharge?

17. Which brand has launched the digital campaign ‘#SayYesToTheCup’ to drive awareness for Menstrual Cup?

18. Which smartphone launched its new campaign ‘#DeshkeSmartphone’ featuring former World Heavy Weight champion, wrestler Dalip Singh Rana a.k.a The Great Khali?

19. Which company has launched the campaign ‘#FizoolKharchTaalo’ for its Mobile Trader App?

20. Which company’s subsidiary has signed an agreement with the Gujarat government for the potential acquisition of Ford India’s vehicle manufacturing facility at Sanand, Gujarat?

21. Which airline has launched the ‘#JoinTheFamily’ campaign?

22. India recorded its highest-ever textiles and apparel exports in FY22 at $44.4 billion. Which country was the top export destination for the country's textiles and apparel shipments?

23. Which ethnic wear brand has undertaken the initiative, ‘#ExtractTheExtraOrdinary’ to reduce its overall textile wastage?

24. Which business group last week announced the formal launch of its new ‘House of Brands’ entity – TMRW, and appointed Prashanth Aluru as CEO & Co-Founder?

25. Which healthcare group launched a campaign on the occasion of International Nurses Day with the theme ‘Tamasoma Jyotirgamaya-From darkness to light'?

26. Britannia Industries’ dairy beverages brand Winkin' Cow crossed which milestone revenue mark in FY22?

27. Which apparel brand has signed actress Esha Deol as brand ambassador and has launched the campaign ‘#OwnYourGame’?

28. Which social investment and stock trading platform has launched a campaign with the theme ‘Stock market mein no jugaad’?

29. Which video-streaming platform has decided to allow its users to opt for the premium ad-free service for which they can pay later?

30. Which brand has retained its position as the most valuable Indian brand, according to UK-based Brand Finance (BF), the world’s leading sectoral valuation consultancy?

31. Which brand has emerged as the strongest brand in India, according to UK-based Brand Finance (BF)?

32. Which company and Plastic Legno SPA have signed a joint venture arrangement under which the former will acquire a 40% stake in the Italian company’s toy manufacturing business in India?

33. Which health food brand has acquired nutrition-based food company, SuperHealthy for an undisclosed amount?

34. US-based Redbird Capital Partners has agreed to buy which football team for $1.3 billion?

35. Which healthcare service provider in the diagnostic segment has unveiled its new brand identity, including a new tagline “Tests you can trust”?

36. Which pre-owned automobile segment player has launched the ad “Boombastic Car” featuring director Rohit Shetty and actor Sharman Joshi?

37. Which life insurance brand has launched the ‘Superstar After Retirement' music video featuring retired senior citizens?

38. Which ecommerce company has launched three new ad films under its ongoing campaign ‘#BachonKaKhel’?

39. Which messaging service for workplaces was officially launched in India last week?

40. Who has become the only Indian origin chef to have been ranked amongst the top 10 global chefs in the world by Gazette Review?

41. Which brand has rolled out its new digital campaign ‘Milkshake Pe Baat Hogi Toh Baat Achchi Hogi’?

42. Which omnichannel platform and multi-platform tech company has launched the ad 'Retail ka Naya address!'?

43. Which company has launched the campaign 'Kiraye Se Azaadi' to target first time home buyers?

44. Which virtual private network provider has shut down its physical servers in India, rejecting the data storage demands made in the new cyber security directives issued in April?

45. Kotak Investment Advisors, a subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank, last week announced the launch of a super app for investment. What has it been branded as?

46. Which UK-based affordable housing and advanced proptech solutions major, which is developing projects in Pune and Bengaluru, has entered into an agreement to acquire Politecna Europa?

47. Which beverage brand has become Coca-Cola India’s fastest growing brand?

48. Which conversational engagement firm has acquired OneDirect, an omnichannel, Artificial Intelligence-enabled, customer service platform, in an all-cash deal?

49. Which tech-enabled managed accommodation company has forayed into fully-managed apartment space across six cities in the country?

50. Sheryl Sandberg is stepping down as the COO of which MNC?

51. Which crypto investing app last week unveiled Crypto Rupee Index (CRE8), the country’s first benchmark index to measure the performance of the Indian Rupee-based crypto market?

52. Which grain commerce platform has acquired agriculture data science company Prakshep?

53. IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), in collaboration with which agri-land marketplace, has announced the launch of ISALPI, the first-of-its-kind land price index?

54. Which company has launched what it calls an “industry-first” eight-wheel truck - AVTR 2620?

55. The value of transactions on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) crossed which milestone in May?

56. Which financial services company has launched its public awareness initiative ‘Har Time EMI On Time’?

57. Which online matrimony service has launched its new campaign ‘#BeChoosy’?

58. Which nerve care brand has announced the launch of its new ‘Feel Life’ campaign commemorating Nerve Health Awareness Week?

59. Which company launched the digital film ‘#NewBreedOfParents’ on the occasion of Global Day of Parents?

60. Canara Bank ED A Manimekhalai has been appointed as the MD of which bank?

61. Swarup Kumar Saha has been appointed MD of which bank?

62. Ajay Kumar Srivastava will be the new MD and CEO of which bank?

63. Which digital agency is going to exit the Havas Group?

64. Which footwear brand has roped in actor Shahid Kapoor as brand ambassador?

65. Which smartphone company has named Alvin Tse general manager to head its India operations?

66. Which company has entered into a definitive agreement with Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL) to sell one of its two transmission lines for Rs 1,913 crore?

67. On the occasion of World Environment Day, which air cooler brand has launched the digital campaign 'Sustainable Cooling for all!'?

68. Which wine brand has announced the launch of Unvined, a non-alcoholic wine with less than 0.5% alcohol, available in two varietals - Riesling and Shiraz?

69. On the occasion of World Environment Day, which personal care brand launched the ad ‘Palak ka Potluck’?

70. Which company has won the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the upcoming Noida International Airport?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 949 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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