February 25, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1039

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period February 19 - 24. Hope you enjoy it.

1. How many companies from India have joined the global rank of top-100 luxury brands?

2. Which electric vehicle platform launched the film ‘When in love’ for Valentine’s Day?

3. Which luxury real estate developer has announced its latest residential real estate project Kailasa in Patel Road, New Delhi with a ticket size of over Rs 9 crore to Rs 12 crore per apartment?

4. Which Nagpur-based LPG player and Norway’s BW LPG have set up a 50:50 joint venture to develop LPG infrastructure across India?

5. Which industrial chemicals and fertilisers company has entered into a long-term supply agreement for liquefied natural gas (LNG) with Norway-based energy company Equinor?

6. Which higher education institute has appointed Ramesh Kumar as the chief executive of its Center of Excellence in Sports Science and Analytics (CESSA)?

7. Japanese automotive giant Mitsubishi has invested Rs 300 crore for 32% stake in which multi-brand automotive dealer?

8. Which business group officially entered the Indian paints market last week?

9. Which cement brand has roped in actor Ranveer Singh as brand ambassador, and has unveiled the campaign “RCF Strong toh Ghar Strong”?

10. Which integrated sugar mill company last week announced a Rs 2000 crore forward integration project which will be the first-ever "industrial bioplastic" plant in India?

11. Which brand has introduced four gourmet-style flavours - Nutty Chocolate, Apple ‘n’ Almonds, Spicy Mexicana, and Cheesy Italia - in its flavoured Oats range?

12. Which brand has unveiled a new campaign with its brand ambassador and actress Jacqueline Fernandez for its White Glow Vitamin C Gold Radiance Serum?

13. Which health insurance brand has roped in actor Vikrant Massey for Activ One product campaign?

14. Which MNC telecom company has named Tarun Chhabra as its new India country manager from April 1?

15. US drone major Skydio has tied up with which Indian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company for joint manufacturing here for the Indo-Pacific region?

16. Which company has announced the establishment of a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Daiichi of Turkey to manufacture and supply automotive electronics to auto companies in India?

17. Which drugmaker has decided to acquire 16.33% stake in Illinois-headquartered firm Surgimatix Inc. for about $3.05 million? 

18. Which IT company has acquired Orchid Cybertech Services Inc (OCSI), a business process outsourcing firm in Philippines that is a service provider to Australia’s TPG Telecom?

19. Which mobile and wearables manufacturer has roped in actress Mouni Roy as brand ambassador for feature phones and smartwatches categories?

20. Amazon is launching a new vertical featuring low-priced, unbranded fashion and lifestyle products. What will it be branded as?

21. Which snack brand has unveiled the 'Too Nahi Toh Kuch Nahi' campaign?

22. Which Turkey-based diamond jewelry brand has announced its plans to set up chain stores in top metros in India, along with establishing an online presence in the initial phase?

23. The Market Research Society of India has rolled out a new socio-economic classification framework to replace the New Consumer Classification System introduced in 2011. What is it called?

24. Which consumer tech brand has roped in actor Ranveer Singh as brand ambassador for smartphones?

25. Which grooming brand has ventured into a new segment of super premium category of razors with sub-brand ‘Labs’?

26. Which health insurance brand has launched the campaign ‘Game of Life’, reenacting popular gaming franchise Grand Theft Auto?

27. Which online matchmaking company has expanded its offerings with the launch of MeraLuv - a dating app specifically designed for Indo-Americans?

28. Which pet food brand has roped in actress Sara Ali Khan as brand ambassador, and unveiled its latest campaign, ‘Back of the Pack’?

29. Which audio streaming platform has launched Aux, a new in-house music advisory agency for brands?

30. Which homegrown telecom gear maker last week said it has expanded its operations in Europe by setting up a new optical fibre cable (OFC) manufacturing plant in Poland?

31. Atul Asthana is stepping down as the MD and CEO of which tea company, ending a nearly 40-year relationship?

32. Which diaper brand has launched Extra Absorb Pants with the campaign ‘#PowerofDeepSleep’?

33. US-headquartered consulting and IT services firm Xoriant has acquired 100% stake in which Bengaluru-based specialised product engineering firm?

34. Which Business Process Management company has acquired a majority stake in ITCube Solutions, an IT and BPM/KPO services company, for an undisclosed amount?

35. Which grooming brand has launched the ‘#BarberKeBaraber’ campaign, featuring cricketer and brand ambassador Virat Kohli?

36. Which smart lock screen platform has launched the ‘#YehSmartHaiBoss’ campaign, featuring actor Babil Khan and his mother?

37. Which wholesome and nutritious food products brand has launched the campaign ‘#TuJaantaNaiMeraBreadwalaKaunHai’ with actor and food connoisseur Kunal Vijaykar?

38. Vellayan Subbiah has been awarded the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award 2023 (EOY). He is the chairman of which company?

39. Which furniture brand has launched the campaign 'HumsePoocho'?

40. Ashok Leyland has achieved which milestone commercial vehicle production mark at its Pantnagar manufacturing facility, Uttarakhand?

41. Which poker platform has launched the campaign 'Apne type ke log', featuring actor Anil Kapoor?

42. Which financial services brand has launched the campaign ‘Har Jazbe Ke Liye’?

43. Which apparel brand has announced His Highness Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh (Pacho) of Jaipur, India, as its new global brand ambassador?

44. Which stock broker, in partnership with RedFM, has launched the campaign 'We Love Wonga!' to encourage financial literacy among the youth?

45. Zurich Insurance Company will buy 70% stake in which general insurance company for Rs 5,560 crore?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1039 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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