December 11, 2022

Biz Quizzard 976

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 05 - 10. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC banking group has promoted Sanjay Singh to head of India territory, with effect from January 1?

2. Which biscuit brand has launched the campaign “Itna Buttery Ki Zubaan Fisley”?

3. Which group has acquired a 51% stake in Twinkle Khanna-founded digital media company Tweak India in a cash-and-stock deal?

4. Nick Read will step down as chief executive of which telecom MNC by the end of the year?

5. Which biosimilars company has elevated its deputy CEO Shreehas Tambe as the MD and CEO with effect from December 5?

6. Sky Gate hospitality, the parent company of which biryani brand, has acquired a majority stake in healthy dessert startup, Get-A-Way for USD 2 million?

7. Which jewellery brand has launched its latest campaign ‘#SolidAsASolitaire’?

8. Which commodities company has roped in Chef Sanjeev Kapoor as the brand and growth ambassador to develop dry fruits, nuts and seeds products tuned to the Indian palate?

9. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Get That Main Character Energy’ for its range of perfumes that celebrates individuality and self-expression?

10. Which company has agreed to buy Apeejay Tea’s Hapjan and Budlabeta tea estates in Assam for a total consideration of Rs 110 crore?

11. Which breakfast cereal brand has unveiled a special campaign ‘Ab Breakfast Ko Banao Unskippable Breakfast’?

12. Which bank has unveiled a new campaign ‘Football Fiesta’ to celebrate the spirit of the football game?

13. Which lingerie and personal care brand has roped in actress Shraddha Kapoor as its first brand ambassador and has launched the campaign ‘Happy is my Superpower’?

14. Hamdard Laboratories (Medicine Division) has launched the campaign ‘Confidence Ka Glow’ for which almond oil brand?

15. Which discount broking company belonging to Nirmal Jain-controlled IIFL Group is buying IIFL Securities’ online retail broking business in an all-stock deal?

16. Which company has appointed Anil Verma as its first professional CEO?

17. Which UK-based SME-focused business financial platform has launched operations in India by introducing a business banking account and its RuPay-powered expense card?

18. Dabur is entering India’s feminine care market under which brand?

19. Which Chennai-based engineering services company has acquired U.K.-based Drive System Design (DSD) for an undisclosed sum?

20. State Bank of India (SBI) has crossed which milestone mark in personal loan business?

21. Which Kolkata-based café chain has acquired a 40-year-old restaurant, Café de France, in Dallas, Texas, USA, at an estimated $2 million (about Rs 16.5 crore)?

22. Which manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging solutions for the pharma industry has bought a controlling stake in rival Parekhplast India?

23. Former BPCL chief Arun Kumar Singh has taken over as the new chairman and managing director of which PSU?

24. Swiss investment firm Partners Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in which Gurgaon-headquartered renewable energy company for $400 million (RS 3,290 crore)?

25. Which motorcycle oil brand has launched its Rider Anthem 2.0 at the biking festival – India Bike Week?

26. Which brand has launched its latest campaign ‘#CurveInLife’, featuring actress Bani J, for its new smartphone series?

27. Which wine and spirits major unveiled its ‘#OneForOurPlanet’ campaign, which sets in motion the elimination of 100% permanent mono-cartons from its packaging by June 2023?

28. Which company last week relaunched its most popular fragrant range ‘parfum’ for both men & women?

29. Which consumer finance provider has unveiled its second brand campaign ‘Khushiyon Mein Der Kaisi’?

30. Which company is investing in Zywie Ventures, which sells plant-based supplement brand Oziva, and Nutritionalab, which owns nutritional products under Wellbeing?

31. Which life insurance brand has launched the ’Salary after Retirement’ campaign?

32. Which healthcare company has partnered with former cricketer Kapil Dev to launch ‘Break the Partnership’ campaign to emphasise the need for newer treatment options for diabetes?

33. Which commercial vehicles manufacturer has appointed Shenu Agarwal as MD & CEO of the company with immediate effect?

34. Which brand is offering a “BetterForYou” breakfast in its first digital campaign for Millet Muesli, with a new tagline, ‘Better Crunch, Wholesome Munch’?

35. Pottery Barn, a portfolio brand of Williams-Sonoma, the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer, has roped in which actress as brand ambassador?

36. Which company signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100% stake in kitchen appliance company Sunflame Enterprises for Rs 660 crore on a cash-free and debt-free basis?

37. Which meat brand announced its foray into the spice segment with the launch of its new range of Meat Masalas?

38. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Hair is Limitless’ featuring celebrity Mira Kapoor?

39. Which company has launched its new campaign featuring actor Aamir Khan showcasing the 5-star BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) rating received for its premium tyres?

40. Which company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Vietnam-based personal care firm Beauty X Corporation for Rs 172 crore?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 976 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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