Micromax - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Micromax announces partnership with which digital platform?

a. Times Now
b. Eros Now
c. Hindu Now
d. Reuters Now
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Eros Now

To provide seamless digital content to users, domestic smartphone maker Micromax announced partnership with Eros international Digital platform EROS Now

  • EROS Now will now leverage Micromax’s presence to distribute content

2)   Micromax Subsidiary YU has appointed whom as the new VP of service on June 15, 2016?

a. Deepak Dahiya
b. Bharat Singh Malik
c. Chandra Kishore
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Bharat Singh Malik

Micromax subsidiary YU has said it has made three senior level appointments as part of its efforts to strengthen offline sales network.

  • Bharat Singh Malik has been appointed as vice president of Service while Deepak Dahiya will take over as head of sales (South and West region).
  • Chandra Kishore has been appointed as head of sales - North and East region, YU said in a statement.

3)   Which handset maker has partnered with TranServ to integrate payment with its service platform?

a. Micromax
b. Huawei
c. Redmi
d. Redmi
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Micromax

Following hardware, Micromax now seeks to expand its software services business across areas like healthcare, e-commerce and payments. City based firm has partnered with TranServ to integrate payments with its service platform which will enable the users to employ mobile wallets in a simplified manner. This is the first smartphone based native payments solution of the country.

4)   Which handset maker has invested in India’s largest music broadcast and streaming service Gaana on 14th October 2015?

a. Huawei
b. Micromax
c. Apple
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Micromax

The second largest handset maker in India, Micromax has invested in India’s largest streaming and music broadcast service, Gaana. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. As per the deal, Gaana will be available on Micromax smartphones and new users will receive free trials allowing unlimited downloads without ads. Gaana has 20 million active users and has seen close to 30 million downloads and a library of close to 10 million songs with ad supported streaming in more than 45 languages.