March 5, 2023

Biz Quizzard 988

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period February 27 - March 04. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which telecom equipment maker has changed its brand identity for the first time in nearly 60 years, complete with a new logo?

2. Which financial services platform plans to invest up to Rs 22.6 crore to acquire a majority stake in Fintech Products and Solutions, which runs India's first account aggregator Onemoney?

3. Which chocolate brand has launched its ‘#CrunchYourAttitude’ campaign that is aimed at encouraging teens to express themselves more confidently?

4. Which beauty brand has launched its new campaign ‘#UnapologeticallyM√Č’?

5. Which tiles brand has launched the campaign ‘BROKEN NOT WASTE’?

6. Which soya brand launched a campaign with the theme ‘Easy Access to Protein for All’ to mark the fourth edition of National Protein Day?

7. Which edtech company has formed a joint venture with Jodhpur-based Utkarsh Classes to leverage each other’s core competencies and jointly foray into new exam categories?

8. Which IT firm last week announced the roll-out of private 5G-as-a-service, which delivers a flexible pay-as-you-go solution, to accelerate business value for its enterprise clients worldwide?

9. Which beverage brand has signed up actor Ranveer Singh as its new brand ambassador, and unveiled its new tagline “Rise Up, Baby!”?

10. In a first of its kind in the country, a short-haul coastal container feeder service was launched last week between which two ports?

11. Fintech company CRED has forayed into buy now pay later (BNPL) space under which brand?

12. Which company in shared electric mobility space last week unveiled two new electric two-wheelers - Miracle GR, and DeX GR 3.0?

13. Bharti Airtel last week announced that it has crossed which milestone unique 5G user mark on its network?

14. Which pharma company announced that actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be the face of its latest digital campaign, “Faisla Sahi, Zindagi Sahi”?

15. Which life insurance brand has launched its ‘The Missing Dulha’ campaign?

16. Which nutraceutical brand has launched its latest digital ad campaign, featuring actor Dulquer Salmaan, to showcase its wide range of products?

17. Which telecom brand has partnered with esports start-up Gamerji to launch an Esports platform on the former’s app?

18. Which engine oil brand has launched the campaign ‘#SwitchToSynthetic’, featuring RJ Naved, who is also famously known for Mirchi Murga?

19. Which food tech platform has acquired television host and chef Vicky Ratnani’s gourmet cloud kitchen Speak Burgers?

20. Which company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Australia-based Mayne Pharma’s US generic prescription product portfolio for $105 million (about Rs 868 crore)?

21. Which jewellery brand launched its campaign ‘#EkZindagiKhudKeNaam’ ahead of Women's Day'23?

22. Which cloud kitchens operator has acquired the master franchise licence for global fast food chain Wendy’s in India?

23. Which Indian group announced a partnership with luxury Swiss chocolate brand Laderach?

24. Which multispecialty hospital platform has acquired Gurugram-based 250-bed W Pratiksha Hospital?

25. Which payment gateway services firm has acquired one-click checkout firm Zecpe?

26. Which smartphone company has appointed Alfa Wang as president of its India unit, effective March 1?

27. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Risk-Free Returns’, featuring actor and musician Aadar Malik, to address the perils of unreturnable underwear?

28. Which steel company has roped in actor Vijay Devarakonda as its brand ambassador?

29. Which airline has roped in actress Deepika Padukone as global brand ambassador?

30. Which bank has concluded a landmark $1-billion syndicated social loan, making it the largest environment, social & governance (ESG) loan raised by a commercial bank in the Asia-Pacific market?

31. Which diapers brand has roped in actress and new mom Sonam Kapoor Ahuja for the second phase of the ‘We got you, baby’ campaign?

32. Which footwear retail chain has introduced BioFoot – a custom foot solutions brand - with its first store in Colaba, Mumbai?

33. Which pregnancy detection brand has launched a new campaign, ‘Mark Of Strength’, ahead of Women’s Day?

34. Which dating app has launched its first-ever global brand campaign, “It Starts With a Swipe”?

35. Which men's wear brand has announced cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador?

36. Which fantasy gaming platform launched the campaign ‘#CelebrationKaSeason’ featuring cricketer Smriti Mandhana?

37. Which healthcare group has launched 'Guardians of the heart', an awareness campaign in association with Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Bengaluru Traffic Police?

38. Which cement brand has launched the campaign “Isme Hai Wohi, Jo No.1 Main bhi nahi”?

39. Which sports property is being promoted with the campaign ‘Naam Hoga Tera Har Zubaan Par’?

40. Which company last week said it has obtained the country’s first homologation or roadworthiness certificate from the Indian regulators for its heavy-duty electric tipper?

41. Which snack brand has roped in actress Sara Ali Khan as its new brand ambassador?

42. Which hygiene brand has unveiled its first ‘Hand Ambassador’ – cricketer Sachin Tendulkar?

43. Which market research firm has launched its first-ever brand awareness campaign, ‘The Master of Observation’?

44. Which ice cream brand has launched the ‘#NayeZamaneKaNayaJashn’ campaign ahead of the Holi celebrations?

45. Which digital Healthcare platform has launched its Women’s Day campaign ‘#HerHealthMatters’?

46. Which breakfast cereals and health foods company has appointed Jayant Kapre as MD & CEO?

47. Which company last week announced the name of its upcoming Smart EV as ‘Comet’?

48. Which brand launched the ‘Bachat Ab Sabke Budget Mein’ campaign for its energy efficient fans?

49. Which homegrown everyday wear brand unveiled Saadgi, its latest Spring Summer 2023 Collection, with actress Chitrangda Singh as the co-creator and face of the collection?

50. Which company has sold its cloud kitchen business to Loyal Hospitality, which rents out cloud kitchens under the brand Kitchens@?

51. Which Ahmedabad-based company has unveiled its first electric motorbike Aera?

52. Which sanitary pads brand is supporting young female Indian athletes under ‘#ChampionForChampions’ campaign, featuring actress Janhvi Kapoor?

53. Which beverage brand has roped in actress Kiara Advani as its new brand ambassador?

54. Which beverage brand has launched the campaign ‘Charger Dena’, featuring actor and brand ambassador Vijay Devarakonda?

55. UpScalio, a Gurugram-based roll-up e-commerce company, has launched the Women’s Day campaign ‘#ShowThemHowYouSit’ for which ergonomic chairs brand?

56. Which cement company has launched the digital campaign ‘Homemaker’ commemorating International Women’s Day?

57. Levi’s has launched a campaign featuring actress and brand ambassador Deepika Padukone to celebrate the 150th year of which design?

58. Which blue and grey collared recruitment platform launched the campaign ‘#WomenofToday’?

59. Which jewellery brand launched the ‘#HerMilestones’ digital campaign, featuring regional ambassador Pooja Sawant, to celebrate International Women’s Day?

60. Which entity has taken operational control of Chennai-based Vasan Eye Care following the completion of all formalities and transfer of ownership under the insolvency and bankruptcy resolution process?

61. Which technology brand released a Holi special song called 'Rang De'?

62. Which general insurance firm unveiled its brand campaign 'FizulKharche' to create awareness of innovative money-saving practices?

63. Which fashion brand has roped in actor Ali Fazal as brand ambassador?

64. Which life insurance company launched the print campaign ‘iTerm Toh Tension Khatam’ for its flagship term product?

65. Tata Motors has achieved which cumulative passenger vehicles production milestone?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 988 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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