December 10, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1028

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 04 - 09. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The market value of retail fashion chain Trent touched which milestone value on December 1?

2. Which Indian IT firm said that financial institution State Street Corporation will acquire full ownership of its joint venture operations (JV) for a value of over $170 million?

3. Which tutoring institute has acquired problem-solving platform Doubtnut for an undisclosed amount?

4. Rajiv Anand will take over as the chairman of which life insurance company?

5. Which company will acquire a majority stake in PNP Maritime Services (PNP Port) from Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) Group for a cash payment of Rs 270 crore?

6. Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) said it has sold more than how many units of its electric Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) IONIQ 5 since the automobile’s introduction about a year ago?

7. Which nutraceuticals, herbal, ayurvedic, and personal care products manufacturer has unveiled the ‘#ResultsMatter’ campaign featuring boxer Nikhat Zareen?

8. Which personal care brand has launched ‘#TheOG’, a digital-first campaign featuring actress Madhuri Dixit, singer Shreya Ghoshal, and tennis player Sania Mirza?

9. Which paints brand is all set to unveil its new campaign, "Upgrade Kiya Kya"?

10. The market capitalisation of Bajaj Group has crossed which milestone mark, making it only the fifth conglomerate to achieve this coveted feat?

11. Which clothing brand has roped in actress Rashmika Mandanna as its brand ambassador?

12. Which Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) startup has decided to shut operations?

13. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled the licence of which cooperative bank based in Kolhapur city in Maharashtra?

14. Which brand has launched the ‘100% Tiles and 0% Celebs’ campaign?

15. Which housing finance company unveiled its latest brand campaign, ‘Kuch apna karo, apne hisaab se jiyo’?

16. Which financial services company has unveiled its new digital campaign ‘#GrowthKiUdaan’ to introduce its flagship platform Nirmaan?

17. Which multi-vitamin brand has unveiled its new campaign, featuring actress Malaika Arora?

18. Which packaged wheat flour brand has launched the campaign ‘Roti Ki Mehnat’?

19. Which brand has announced the relaunch of the much sought after OSiS+ range with a campaign starring its Hair Muse Mira Kapoor and Mane Man Jim Sarbh?

20. Which company has bought three soap brands - Jo, Doy, and Bacter Shield - from VVF?

21. Which brand has launched Rosemary Hair Growth Oil - a new hair oil fortified with the goodness of Rosemary, Hibiscus, and Coconut?

22. Which company has introduced Reown, a new company-operated, pre-owned motorcycle business initiative?

23. Which company has introduced tequila brand Don Julio in the Indian market to catch up on the premiumisation trend?

24. Which home appliances company has announced its new campaign- 'Perform Big, Silently' featuring powerful women achievers of India?

25. Which company, which offers ESG and accounting & reporting consulting, has acquired the global ESG business of Goodera?

26. Which retail company last week announced a joint venture with Christian Louboutin for the Indian market?

27. Which graphite electrodes manufacturer is acquiring 31% stake in Hyderabad-based EV battery and ESS solutions provider GODI India for a cash consideration of Rs 50 crore?

28. TMRW House of Brands, an Aditya Birla Group venture, has relaunched which travel focussed fash-leisure brand?

29. Which French menswear brand has launched its Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba officially licensed merchandise in India?

30. Yum! Brands’ KFC has reached which milestone store count in India?

31. Which mattress company has announced Sridhar Balakrishnan as the Group CEO?

32. PE firm ChrysCapital has acquired a 75% stake in which Bengaluru-based B2B software-as-a-service (B2B SaaS) platform offering workforce analytics and operations enablement?

33. Which Mumbai-based health snack brand has elevated its co-founder and chief operating officer Rahul Jain to the role of chief executive officer?

34. Film director and producer, Karan Johar, has partnered with MyGlamm to launch a range of lipsticks under which brand?

35. Which payment app has launched the 'Pay Your Way' campaign featuring actors Tiger Shroff, Prabhu Deva, and Kapil Sharma?

36. Which life insurance company has announced actor Rajkummar Rao as its new brand ambassador?

37. Which skincare brand has launched its latest TVC campaign, ‘Hum Skin Ki Sune, Tum Dil Ki Suno’?

38. Which whiskey brand has roped in actor Sharad Malhotra as brand ambassador?

39. Which house of brands has acquired skincare startup TrueKind?

40. Tata Power has crossed which milestone market capitalisation mark?

41. Which denim brand has onboarded actress Sara Ali Khan as its brand ambassador in India?

42. Which infrastructure company has appointed Bimal Dayal as CEO?

43. Which company said it will buy the 550-bed Sahara Hospital in Lucknow for an enterprise value of Rs 940 crore (around $113 million)?

44. Which multifunction printing technology company has unveiled its new campaign ‘Bringing Innovation To Your Business’?

45. The RBI last week announced an increase in the limit for Unified Payment Interface or UPI transactions for hospitals and education services to what amount?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 1028 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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