2. Which company gets its name from a fruit which used to be exported to England from a Moroccan port?
3. Name the newspaper started by industrialist Vijaypath Singhania of the J.K. Group.
ANS. The Indian Post
4. What does TIMES stand for in the name of TIMES Television, the Television division of Bennett and Coleman Ltd.
ANS. Television for Information, Music, Entertainment and Sports
5. A Bombay based jewellery house launched a range of earrings called H.B. a couple of years ago. Why were they called H.B. ?
ANS. After Henry Blofeld the popular cricket commentator known for his penchant for earrings
6. When Henry Ford died, amongst his last possessions was a test tube. What did it supposedly contain?
ANS. The last breath of Thomas Alva Edison
7. This brand manufactured by Kazuo Tazima gets its name from three words – Machine, Instrument, Optical. Which brand?
8. In which merchant bank did P.G.Wodehouse work for two years?
ANS. The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
9. To which company did the shipment of tea destroyed by the American colonists during the Boston Tea Party in 1773 belong?
ANS. The East India Company
10. What was advertised with the slogan “You press the button and we do the rest” ?
11. What is an unrhymed Japanese poem of 3 lines, containing 17 syllables called? It is also the name of an Indian saree range.
12. Honda advertised in the 1960s with the line “You meet the nicest people on a Honda”. Which Indian automobiles advertised two decades later with the same line?
ANS. Kinetic Honda and Contessa
13. Which brand created a sensation by sticking a Ford Cortina to a billboard at a busy junction in London?
14. During Wimbledon 1995 Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi played a mock tennis match at Trafalgar Square in London. Why?
ANS. To shoot a commercial for Nike
15. Which Indian brand combined the Coke and Pepsi ad slogans to come up with the line “The real thing is the choice of the new generations”?
ANS. London Pilsner Beer
16. What was launched in 1959 in Kansas by the Carney Brothers?
ANS. Pizza Hut
17. The highest ever wicket partnership in England was between Herbert Sutcliffe and Percy Holmes in 1923 against Essex in Leyton. How is this significant to the present day corporate world?
ANS. They scored 555 runs giving 555 cigarettes their name
18. Complete this line “There is but one cup to win, eleven proud people, twelve proud nations, lean to win the cup ________ .
ANS. Share the Magic
19. What food item was patented in 1830 and called ‘Dr. Miles compound Tomato extract’?
ANS. Tomato Ketchup
20. Which Indian clothing brand gets its name from Greek for ‘Circle of Animals’?