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Which is India's largest pharmaceutical company?
Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about various Indian pharmaceutical companies.

1. The merger of which two large pharmaceutical majors created a new company Aventis?
a) Ciba and Sandoz
b) Rhone-Poulenc and Hoechst
c) Glaxo and SmithKline Beecham

2. Which pharmaceutical company recently launched a subsidiary for fast moving consumer goods?
a) Ranbaxy
b) Dr Reddy's
c) Novartis

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Wrong!
The correct answer is Ranbaxy.
In September 2002, Ranbaxy launched its Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company, Ranbaxy Global Consumer Healthcare with four OTC products - Revital, Garlic Pearls, Pepfiz and Gesdyp. This year it has been aggressively airing aids for Pepfiz, its antacid product.
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In September 2002, Ranbaxy launched its Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company, Ranbaxy Global Consumer Healthcare with four OTC products - Revital, Garlic Pearls, Pepfiz and Gesdyp. This year it has been aggressively airing aids for Pepfiz, its antacid product.

3. Which is India's largest pharmaceutical company?
a) GlaxoSmithKline
b) Dr Reddy's
c) Ranbaxy

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Ranbaxy.
Ranbaxy is among the world's top pharmaceutical companies and has been rated the 9th-largest generic drugs manufacturer worldwide. It exports to over 70 countries, with ground operations in 25 and manufacturing facilities in seven.
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Ranbaxy is among the world's top pharmaceutical companies and has been rated the 9th-largest generic drugs manufacturer worldwide. It exports to over 70 countries, with ground operations in 25 and manufacturing facilities in seven.

4. Who is the CEO of Dr Reddy's Laboratories?
a) G V Prasad
b) Satish Reddy
c) Dr Anji Reddy

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Wrong! The correct answer is G V Prasad.
G V Prasad is the executive vice-chairman and CEO of Dr Reddy's Laboratories. He joined Dr Reddy's Group of companies in 1989 as Managing Director of Cheminor Drugs Limited. Under his stewardship, the company charted its entry into the North American Markets.
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G V Prasad is the executive vice-chairman and CEO of Dr Reddy's Laboratories. He joined Dr Reddy's Group of companies in 1989 as Managing Director of Cheminor Drugs Limited. Under his stewardship, the company charted its entry into the North American Markets.

5. Which pharmaceutical company recently acquired a UK-based firm called CP Pharmaceuticals?
a) Pfizer
b) Cipla
c) Wockhardt

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Wrong! The correct answer is Wockhardt.
In July, Wockhardt announced the acquisition of CP Pharmaceuticals of United Kingdom for 10.85 million pound sterling. It is the largest overseas acquisition by an Indian pharmaceutical company and with it Wockhardt became the largest Indian pharmaceutical company in the UK.
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In July, Wockhardt announced the acquisition of CP Pharmaceuticals of United Kingdom for 10.85 million pound sterling. It is the largest overseas acquisition by an Indian pharmaceutical company and with it Wockhardt became the largest Indian pharmaceutical company in the UK.

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