August 7, 2022

Biz Quizzard 958

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

1. Which hospital chain has acquired a majority stake in Aurangabad-based United CIIGMA Hospitals for Rs 300-400 crore?

2. Which celebration wear brand has launched the ‘#RakhiKaBroCode’ campaign?

3. Which edible oil brand has roped in actress Sandipta Sen as brand ambassador?

4. Which gifting platform has launched the campaign ‘#celebrateunsungheroes’ for Raksha Bandhan?

5. Which multilateral funding agency has appointed Auguste Tano Kouame as country director for India?

6. Zomato is restructuring its business to have multiple CEOs. What has the company been rebranded as?

7. Which tyre manufacturer has rolled out the Amperion brand for electric passenger vehicles and two-wheelers in India?

8. Which IT major has announced the opening of its Sydney Living Lab?

9. Which nutrition supplement brand has launched the anthem ‘Tu hai Taaqat' for its ‘#ProteinPledge’ campaign?

10. The introduction of which hospitality brand was announced in India with the signing of a management agreement for Bhopal’s Noor-Us-Sabah Palace?

11. Which paints brand has launched an ad for its ‘SmartCare Hydroloc’ featuring actor Ranbir Kapoor and badminton ace PV Sindhu?

12. Which charging solutions brand has roped in pace sensation Umran Malik as brand ambassador and has launched the ‘#FasterThanFast’ digital campaign?

13. Which makeup brand launched a music video on International Lipstick Day featuring actress Mouni Roy?

14. Which connected lifestyle brand has roped in actress Vaani Kapoor as the face of its X-Fit series smartwatch in India?

15. Which health drink brand has launched the film 'THE BOY WHO FAILED'?

16. Which fund has acquired 100% stake in the Shapoorji Pallonji Group’s SP Jammu Udhampur Highway?

17. Which power sector infrastructure investment trust has signed a share purchase agreement for acquisition of 100% stake in Raichur Sholapur Transmission Company (RSTCPL)?

18. Which global leader in animal nutrition and aquaculture has acquired a majority stake in Eruvaka, a tech solution developer for aquaculture ponds?

19. Which edtech company has announced a 100 per cent merger of Noida-based test-prep company Exampur for an undisclosed amount?

20. Which bank’s CSR arm has signed an MoU with Indian Institute of Science pledging Rs 107.76 crore to support three wings of the Bagchi-Parthasarathy Hospital coming up on the campus?

21. Gaurav Pandey will be the new MD and CEO of which realty firm from January 1?

22. Which gift and greeting cards major has launched the ‘Harr Rishtey Mei Dosti’ campaign for Friendship Day?

23. Which men's grooming brand has announced what it claims as the launch of India's first painless hair removal spray for men?

24. Which eyecare chain has launched the ‘Expert Who Cares’ campaign featuring actor Ayushmann Khurrana?

25. Which bath & body brand has signed actress Ananya Panday as its brand ambassador?

26. Which Ayurvedic hair and scalp care brand has roped in actor Ali Fazal for its anti-dandruff shampoo variant?

27. Which skincare brand has signed on actress Sonakshi Sinha as the brand ambassador for its skincare segment?

28. Consumer fresh food brand iD Fresh Food last week announced its foray into which new product segment?

29. Which biscuit brand has partnered with new-age mithai shop, Bombay Sweet Shop to create the Geniusly Sweet Collection?

30. Which recently-listed Indian company has broken into the latest Fortune Global 500 list and has been ranked 98th?

31. Which smartphone brand has unveiled the ‘#ProudtobeOP’ campaign for the launch of its latest variant?

32. Which company has signed a franchise agreement with global luxury brand Balenciaga to bring the brand to the Indian market?

33. Which company has acquired 4 toll road assets from Macquarie Asia Infrastructure at an enterprise value of Rs 3,110 crore?

34. Which digital engineering services company is elevating COO Nitesh Banga as the president and CEO, effective October 1?

35. Which Uttar Pradesh-based jeweller has rolled out a new campaign "Main Pratha Bhi Hoon, Main Pragati Bhi," featuring actress Yami Gautam?

36. Which spices brand has roped in actress Katrina Kaif as brand ambassador?

37. Which digital payments platform launched the digital film ‘#FirstDigitalPaymentExperience’?

38. Which tech-enabled bus travel start-up has launched a campaign dedicated to the essence of friendship?

39. Which quick service restaurant (QSR) chain has unveiled the ‘#TheLastSlice’ campaign for Friendship Day celebration?

40. Which MNC will acquire the maker of Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, iRobot Corp in an all-cash deal for about $1.7 billion?

41. Which beauty company has announced actress and former Miss World, Manushi Chhillar, as the new face of Advanced Night Repair, its #1 serum?

42. Which steel company has launched a new digital campaign featuring Olympic medallists, Lovlina Borgohain and Manpreet Singh?

43. Which D2C beauty & personal care brand has collaborated with premium frozen yogurt brand MyFroyoLand for the former’s latest campaign?

44. Which beverage brand has launched the campaign ‘sangharsh ka saath’ featuring actor Pratik Gandhi?

45. Which confectionery brand has unveiled a new campaign featuring Rohit Saraf and Alaya F to commemorate fresh breath day?

46. Which early-stage investment platform has launched two new products – Scalix and Compass ?

47. Which livelihood education company has launched a multi-film ad campaign “dignified ffreedom”?

48. Which luxury carpet maker has launched ‘The Didi’ campaign for Raksha Bandhan?

49. Which diagnostic services provider from India has announced plans to enter into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bangladesh to foray into international markets?

50. Which beauty, fashion, and lifestyle destination will acquire LBB (Iluminar Media Pvt Ltd), a millennial-focussed lifestyle discovery platform?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 958 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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