September 25, 2022

Biz Quizzard 965

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period September 19 - 24. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Canadian fund Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP) announced it will acquire a 30% stake in which renewable energy platform for Rs 2,371 crore ($300 million)?

2. Which D2C seafood and meat brand has rolled out a new campaign "Fresh Matlab Live"?

3. Which smartphone maker has launched the campaign ‘#BeautyInEverything’ featuring actors Varun Dhawan, Maniesh Paul and Avneet Kaur?

4. Which pipes brand has launched a campaign featuring actor Allu Arjun for the southern markets?

5. Actor Kartik Aaryan has become the face of which chocolate brand?

6. Which teacher upskilling platform has launched a new campaign ‘#TeachersMatter’?

7. Which healthcare startup launched the ‘#HumApkaKhayalRakhteinHain’ (We take care of you) campaign on World Patient Safety Day?

8. GMR Infrastructure has changed its name. What is the new name?

9. Which smart accessories, fitness gear, and home audio brand has unveiled a new campaign for its smartwatches featuring cricketer Dinesh Karthik?

10. Which company will acquire an additional 17.41% stake in Swaraj Engines from Kirloskar Industries (KIL) for Rs 296 crore?

11. Girish Kousgi has resigned as the CEO of which housing finance company?

12. Which handwash brand has roped in actress Madhuri Dixit as brand ambassador?

13. Which sports performance eyewear brand has released the next chapter of its campaign ‘Be Who You Are’ featuring cricketer Rohit Sharma?

14. Which company has launched the ‘Farak Padta Hai’ campaign for its calculator category?

15. Which biscuit brand has partnered with Redwolf, an indie clothing label, to introduce the Genius merchandise collection?

16. Which steel company launched its new digital campaign ‘Apna Ghar’ featuring Bhojpuri actors Pawan Singh and Harshika Poonacha?

17. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Smarter Generation ki smart lights’, featuring actress and  brand ambassador Sanya Malhotra?

18. Which beauty brand has launched the ‘Be Seen Be Heard’ movement to amplify more young voices in public life?

19. Which company has partnered with former cricketer Rahul Dravid for the ‘#MusclesMatter’ campaign?

20. Which company has acquired Bengaluru-based Femiint Hospitals?

21. Which logistics company has announced the launch of the ‘Celebration Aapka, Delivery Hamari’ campaign?

22. Which coworking space provider has launched the ‘Great Inspires Great’ campaign?

23. Which skincare brand has roped in actress Genelia Deshmukh as brand ambassador?

24. Which personal care brand has launched a campaign featuring actress Ileana D’Cruz for its Coffee Face Wash?

25. Which beer brand, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, launched an exclusive merchandise collection inspired by the newly released HBO Original series House of the Dragon?

26. Which beverage brand rolled out its latest ‘Dil Ki Suno’ campaign featuring mountaineer and Padma Shri awardee, Premlata Agarwal?

27. Former Indus Towers MD and CEO Bimal Dayal will take over as CEO of which private transmission company from October 1?

28. Which MNC last week kicked off its first utility-scale renewable energy project in India - three solar farms located in Rajasthan?

29. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to take which bank out of the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) restrictions subject to certain conditions and continuous monitoring?

30. At Rs 10.9 lakh crore (nearly $140 billion), who has become the richest man in India in ‘IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022’?

31. Which online retailer has acquired milk delivery platform AM Needs for $2 million (Rs 15.95 crore) in cash and stock deal?

32. Which life insurance brand has roped in cricketer Rohit Sharma and his wife Ritika Sajdeh as its new brand ambassadors under a two-year partnership agreement?

33. Which tyre brand has launched a new initiative ‘#NoPressureDelivery’, featuring actor Sonu Sood?

34. Which dessert brand has launched the campaign ‘#MoreSmilesPerBite’ featuring actress and brand ambassador Nora Fatehi?

35. Which cookies brand has launched a campaign featuring rapper Brodha V?

36. Which beverage brand has launched the ‘Stump Cam’ campaign, featuring cricketers Jasprit Bumrah, Umran Malik, Brett Lee, ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022?

37. Which health and lifestyle brand has collaborated with actress Shamita Shetty for hair fall issues?

38. Which recently launched multi-brand e-commerce platform last week announced its first acquisition, a fashion jewellery brand ‘AccessHer’?

39. Which brand has emerged as the most desired brand in India for the second consecutive year in TRA’s Most Desired Brands 2022 report?

40. Which company has become the first Indian life insurer to have 74% foreign shareholding?

41. Ola Electric last week announced plans of selling its electric scooters in which country by the end of this year?

42. The Reserve Bank of India last week cancelled the licence of which Solapur-based co-operative bank?

43. Tata Industries, which incubates new ventures for the Tata Group, is pulling the plug on the healthcare services business under which brand, more than seven years after its launch?

44. Which global fashion footwear and accessories brand has roped in actress Janhvi Kapoor as brand ambassador for India to launch its festive collection - The Finer Things?

45. Which sports and athleisure footwear brand has unveiled the ‘Leave Your Mark’ campaign for the launch of Global Giri 3.0 range?

46. Which brand known for healing pain and managing injuries has launched the campaign “STOP. NEVER”?

47. Which confectionery brand has launched its latest digital film ‘Jadoo’?

48. Which footwear brand has launched the campaign ‘#PehnogeTohSamjhoge’?

49. Which travel brand has roped in Shanaya Kapoor as its APAC explorer in the second edition of the Explorers campaign?

50. IndiGo last week launched a new daily direct flight between Mumbai and Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. Which milestone destination count has it touched with this launch?

51. Which makeup and skincare brand has roped in actress Yami Gautam as brand ambassador?

52. Which company has signed an agreement to acquire a 20% stake in California-based solar tech firm Caelux Corporation for Rs 97.31 crore ($12 million)?

53. Which steel company announced the merger of seven of its metal and mining companies into itself to simplify the group holding structure and minimise costs?

54. India has surpassed which country to emerge as the third largest market for Spanish porcelain brand Lladró?

55. TVS Motor Company last week unveiled the Jupiter Celebratory Classic edition for the domestic market to celebrate which cumulative sales milestone in the domestic market?

56. Which retailer has launched a campaign featuring actress Sanya Malhotra for its private brand ‘Kashish’?

57. Which innerwear brand has roped in former cricketer Sourav Ganguly as brand ambassador and has launched the ‘#PorleEMonKhushi’ campaign?

58. Which jewellery brand has launched its Durga Pujo campaign featuring actress and brand ambassador Ritabhari Chakraborty?

59. Which online insurer has launched the campaign 'Welcome Change'?

60. Which FMCG major has appointed Rajneet Kohli as the company’s new chief executive officer and executive director?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 965 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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