February 5, 2023

Biz Quizzard 984

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period January 30 - February 04. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which stock exchange has emerged as the world’s largest derivatives exchange in 2022, in terms of the number of contracts traded, according to the Futures Industry Association (FIA)?

2. Which health insurance brand has launched the campaign “KyaPeecheChhodaHai”?

3. CK Jaipuria Family Office has signed a retail franchise deal with which sportswear company to set up retail stores?

4. Which luxury watch brand has roped in actor Sidharth Malhotra as brand ambassador?

5. Which D2C brands company has roped in actress Neha Dhupia as brand ambassador for its home and kitchen brands - Hestia and Homepuff?

6. Prashant Panday has quit as the MD and CEO of which FM radio company?

7. Which consumer goods MNC has appointed Hein Schumacher as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 1?

8. Which MNC kept its crown as the world’s top-selling carmaker in 2022?

9. Which pharma company said it has acquired three drug brands from Mumbai-based Aksigen Hospital to strengthen its anti-inflammatory portfolio?

10. Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) achieved which cumulative domestic sales milestone on January 9, 2023?

11. Which investment bank has appointed Arun Kohli, chief operating officer for the firm’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) operations as the India country head?

12. Which company has rolled out Xoom 110cc scooter in India in three variants – Sheet Drum, Cast Drum and Cast Disc?

13. Manu Kumar Jain has quit which smartphone maker?

14. Which sports brand announced roping in women’s cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur as its latest brand ambassador?

15. Which medical emergency response platform has rebranded as Red(dot)Health?

16. Which audio and wearable brand has launched the ‘Rock’In India’ campaign?

17. Which jewellery brand has launched its new campaign ‘#PartnerInSuccess’ ahead of Valentine’s Day?

18. Which company has launched the “Keep It Alive” campaign for its instax instant camera and printer range?

19. Which intimate wear brand has launched the campaign ‘#WearYourConfidence’, encouraging women to confidently seize the day?

20. Boeing India said it would open its new and second largest campus outside of its global headquarters in Virginia, in India by the end of 2023. Which city?

21. Which Amsterdam-based global digital agency has ventured into India by fully acquiring Mumbai-based Tekno Point Multimedia India, a marketing agency that specialises in Adobe DX solutions?

22. Which business group last week formally acquired the strategic Israeli port of Haifa for $1.2 billion?

23. Which edtech company has appointed Anish Raghunandan as Chief Executive Officer?

24. Which steel producer has launched its new digital film featuring actor Sonu Sood, an extension of its "Maksad Toh India Ko Banana Hai" campaign?

25. Which breakfast cereals brand has launched its Masterbrand campaign ‘Kuch kar dikhaane ki bhookh’?

26. Which shopping platform has launched the ‘Sneakerhood 2.0 campaign’ to appeal to all types of sneaker enthusiasts?

27. Which microbrewery chain has brought in Vejay Anand as the new CEO?

28. Which food delivery platform has launched 'Summa Semma 2.0', its second ad with music director Anirudh Ravichander?

29. Which online skill gaming tech company unveiled a digital campaign for its multi-gaming platform ‘Big Cash’, featuring actors Divyendu Sharma, Harshita Gaur and Akanksha Sharma?

30. Which company has entered into a strategic partnership with Sri Lanka-headquartered Maliban Biscuit Manufactories to launch its brand in India?

31. Which beverage brand has unveiled its new ‘Aam Wali Dildaari, Bina Naam Wali Dildaari’ campaign, featuring actors Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna, and Pooja Hegde?

32. Which life insurance brand has launched the ‘#SapnaHaiTohPooraKaro’ campaign?

33. Which digital banking brand has launched its new campaign ‘#SamayKoSahiKamPeLagao’, featuring stand-up comedians Tanmay Bhat and Samay Raina?

34. Which cookie brand has launched its latest campaign ‘Live This Moment’?

35. Which company has roped in celebrity Chef Sanjyot Keer as the face for its Spiced Tea product range?

36. Which airline recorded its highest quarterly revenue till date at Rs 15,410 crore for the quarter ending December 2022?

37. S&P Dow Jones has said it will remove which company from sustainability indices with effect from February 7?

38. Which detergent brand has launched the music video ‘Khachak Khuchak Chod Do’ featuring comedian Kiku Sharda?

39. Which financial services brand has roped in actress Madhuri Dixit as its brand ambassador?

40. The government has agreed to convert which company’s accrued interest worth over Rs 16,000 crore on deferred adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues into equity at Rs 10 a share?

41. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘#UmeedNahiSach’ for its beauty and personal care portfolio?

42. Which shampoo hair color brand has launched its new campaign ‘#Alwaysready’?

43. On the occasion of World Cancer Day, which corporate trust has launched the campaign “Kaise Ka Cancer”?

44. Which healthcare services provider launched the campaign ‘#CAREisCURE’ on the occasion of World Cancer Day?

45. Nutella, the hazelnut cocoa spread brand of Ferrero, has signed which actor as its brand endorser for India market?

46. Which legacy company from the social expressions industry has launched the campaign ‘Give a Gift of a Card’ for Valentine’s Day?

47. Which breakfast cereals brand has launched the campaign ‘Galat Sawaal’ featuring actor and model Milind Soman?

48. Which lubricant manufacturer has launched the 2nd edition of ‘#GaadiKeDoctor’, a digital campaign to celebrate the unsung heroes- “Mechanics” on its 13th Anniversary?

49. Which steel brand has launched the film ‘Life Partner’ featuring celebrity couple Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor?

50. Hyundai Motor India last week said its sales in rural areas crossed which milestone mark last year?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 984 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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