March 19, 2023

Biz Quizzard 990

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 13 - 18. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The Board of which IT company has appointed Mohit Joshi as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer designate?

2. Which feminine-care brand has unveiled a new film ‘The Missing Chapter’ as part of the fourth edition of its #KeepGirlsInSchool (KGIS) movement?

3. Which manufacturer of braking equipment for automotive and non-automotive applications has unveiled ZAP brake pads with advanced friction technology for electric vehicles?

4. Which US-based toy retailer has made its second entry into India by opening its first store in Hyderabad on March 11?

5. Which Hyderabad-based company has developed Eyva, a healthcare device to measure vitals such as blood glucose levels and blood pressure without a pinprick?

6. Which company has signed a term sheet for potential acquisition of General Motors’ manufacturing facility at Talegaon in Maharashtra?

7. Private equity firm Kedaara Capital has acquired a majority stake in which Hyderabad-based medico-aesthetic dermatology chain?

8. Which bed linen brand has launched the film ‘#DoYourPart’, urging men to take part in household chores?

9. Which homegrown lifestyle brand has launched the ‘PANGEA Collection’ campaign to encourage sustainable lifestyle choices?

10. Which pharma MNC will spend $43 billion to buy Seagen and deepen its reach into treating cancer?

11. Which smartphone brand has launched “Before They Fade Away” campaign to drive attention to the less visible, inspiring all to cherish the world we live in?

12. CRED has launched its own travel platform. What has it been branded as?

13. Which retailer’s new campaign showcases affordable and organized storage solutions through two iconic products KALLAX and TROFAST?

14. Which company has launched the ‘Is Light Se Sabkuch Bright’ television commercial for its digiLED collection?

15. Which natural beauty care company has launched a campaign for its Safe Sun Sports Daily-Defence UV Block Sunscreen SPF 50+, featuring Mumbai Indian women cricketers?

16. Which male grooming and lifestyle brand launched its new digital film for flagship fragrance- Whisky Smoke EDP, featuring actor Vicky Kaushal?

17. The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) unveiled which company as the Title Sponsor for the IBA Women’s World Championships 2023?

18. Which Japanese fashion brand has announced actress Rashmika Mandanna as its first brand advocate in India?

19. Which on-demand logistics company has launched its latest social media brand campaign ‘House shifting hai? Ho Jayega’?

20. Which MNC last week said that Vimal Kapur will succeed Darius Adamczyk as chief executive on June 1?

21. Which fintech app has launched the campaign “Ab Gold dega 11 nahi 16” to communicate its latest proposition of extra 5% returns on gold?

22. Which grooming brand for men has introduced a 'Magical' Hair Removal Spray, that outperforms any other tool or solution out there in the market presently?

23. Which bank has launched its new campaign “Trust meets Tech since 1929”?

24. In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month (March), which MNC launched its month-long ‘#HerShe’ campaign?

25. Which CPVC Plumbing System launched the ‘#PlumberKaSaathi’ campaign to celebrate World Plumbing Day on March 11?

26. Which omni-channel jewellery brand launched its new collection, En Vogue?

27. Wow! Momo Foods that operates three brands - Wow! Momo, Wow! China and Wow! Chicken - is bringing all these three brands under one roof with which format?

28. Fashion and beauty brands retailer Shoppers Stop has appointed retail veteran Kavindra Mishra as the chief commercial officer for external brands, and as CEO for which format?

29. Which video streaming service has roped in cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador?

30. Which PSU has entered into a long-term agreement to manufacture, distribute, and market lubricants of global energy major Chevron in India?

31. Which health insurance brand has launched a new campaign ‘Ye to Mujhe bhi chahiye’?

32. Security software and services firm BlackBerry will set up its second largest IoT division in India. Which city?

33. Who has been awarded the title of Governor of the Year by financial publisher ´Central Banking´?

34. Which startup said it has become the first winner of the defence ministry´s Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) programme to receive an order from the Indian armed forces?

35. Which hosiery brand has roped in actor Vijay Deverakonda as brand ambassador for the South market?

36. Which motorcycle brand is back with season three of its marquee creative campaign ‘Art of Motorcycling’?

37. Which life insurance brand has launched the campaign ‘Soch Ke Liya Hai’?

38. Which beauty and nutrition brand has launched its ‘#HairKaInsurance’ campaign, featuring celebrity Masaba Gupta?

39. Which non-deposit taking systemically important non-banking finance company has launched the ‘Kya se Wah’ campaign?

40. Which world leader in thread manufacturing and structural components for apparel and footwear has unveiled a new sustainability hub at its heritage facility in Madurai, Tamil Nadu?

41. Anup Bagchi is set to take over as the CEO of which life insurance company on June 19, subject to regulatory and statutory approvals?

42. Which pharma company has sold nine cosmetic dermatology dermatology brands to Eris Lifesciences for Rs 275 crore?

43. Financial Services Institutions Bureau has recommended Ashwani Kumar for the position of MD and CEO of which bank?

44. FMCG major Britannia Industries Limited announced that its Treat Croissant business has crossed which milestone mark in revenues in this financial year, within a year of its national roll-out?

45. Which company has rolled out the ‘Zaroorat ke waqt pe zaroorat ka paisa’ campaign for its loan offerings?

46. Which education company has launched two digital campaigns - Hoga Kaise Nahi, and PTE Kar, Befikar - featuring actor Vicky Kaushal to promote its digital offerings in India?

47. Which brand has launched a campaign featuring former cricketer Kapil Dev to promote its medical diagnostic devices for homes?

48. Which beverage brand has launched its new campaign “Nichord Le”, featuring actor Jeetender Kumar aka Jeetu Bhaiya?

49. Which personal care brand has roped in actress Disha Patani as an ambassador for its sunscreen category in India?

50. K Krithivasan is set to become the next CEO of which IT services company?

51. Which AgTech startup has rebranded as Niqo Robotics?

52. Which company has called off two-year-long talks to buy Bisleri International, India’s largest bottled water brand, in a deal that had been pegged at Rs 7,000 crore?

53. G Krishnakumar has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of which oil PSU?

54. Ramesh Nair has resigned as the India chief executive officer of which global property consultancy?

55. Which brand launched the campaign '#BetterZzzBetterMe' on World Sleep Day, in association with music composer Yashraj Mukhate?

56. Which lifestyle brand launched its World Sleep Day campaign ‘#GetYourEight’?

57. Swiggy announced a new initiative with a 0% commission for the first month for new restaurant partners across the country. What has it been branded as?

58. Which brand launched the campaign 'Sahi Number Toh Sahi Ilaaj' to create awareness about accurate blood pressure monitoring?

59. Which writing instruments brand has roped in cricketer Virat Kohli as brand ambassador?

60. Which company will be renamed Kellanova India?

Please mail your answers to with Biz Quizzard 990 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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