Friday, July 31, 2009

357:Who Owns This Brand


356:Whose Brand

Who Owns Aliva Brand Of Biscuits


355:Logo Of

Tell Us Which Companies Logo is it

Ans:Texas Instruments

Thursday, July 30, 2009

354:Isnt It Nice When Things Just Work

LightScribe is an optical disc recording technology that uses specially coated recordable CD and DVD media to produce laser-etched labels with text or graphics, as opposed to stick-on labels and printable discs.

LightScribe was conceived by _____ engineer Daryl Anderson and brought to market through the joint design efforts of _____ imaging and optical storage divisions in 2004.Anderson is no longer actively associated with Lightscribe.

Identify The Company


353:Position My Warfare

This is the logo of a consulting company promoted by a very famous management guru

Name The Guru or The Firm

Ans:Jack Trout Of Trout & Partners

352:Brand Of Notebook

Adamo is a brand subnotebook by Which Company?


Wednesday, July 29, 2009

351:Logo Again


350:Logo Of

Ans:Google Wave

349:Brand Mascot

Mr WizeR is the Brand Mascot For Which Car In India?

Ans:Maruti Suzuki WagonR

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

348:Kaun See

Which Indian Electronic Company has bagged The Indian franchise rights at World Sereis of Boxing


347:Who Owns This Brand

Who Owns This Brand?


346:Give General Fundae

GM India Has Comeout with a buyback scheme recently(20 July 2009) how does it exactly work?

Ans:Under the buy back scheme all the existing Opel owners can get a new Chevrolet model for their Astra or Corsa cars

Monday, July 27, 2009

345:Which Brand Of Battery Does This Group Own

Ans : Everready Batteries

344:BMW BIkes Are Branded As ?

By What Name are BMW Bikes branded as

Ans:BMW Motorrad

343:Which Auto Company

Rajeev Kapoor used to work in Hero Honda but he is currently the CEO of Indian Divison for a Global Automobile Company.The Global Automobile company is in a 50:50 JV with an Major Indian Automobile Player.

Which Company ?

Ans:Fiat India

Sunday, July 26, 2009

341:Whose Logo

Ans:Hinduja Group

342:What is it

______ India today advised some of its employees working at the R&D centre here to undergo medical check up after one of its
employees tested positive for swine flu.

The Company Aims $2Bn turnover in this financial year.

The Company Introduced Its Lavender Sereis of LCD Televisions.

Ans:Samsung India

340:Car Co

Antonella is imaginary humanoid driver for which car company?


Saturday, July 25, 2009

339:Which Movies Cover Is It

Ans:Who Killed The Electric Car

338:Google Doodle For What

Ans : 40 year to celebrate appollo landing on the moon

337:Which Company

Allied Electronics and Magnetics Ltd entered the Indian market in 1984 with the launch of floppies under the brand name ‘_______’ which became an instant success._______ has established an extensive distribution network of more than 5000 retailers, covering every corner of the country and today boasts of two million satisfied customers which include government bodies, small and large corporations, educational institutions and thousands of individuals._______ has always searched for markets where it can serve its customers better and all products are designed with two objectives in mind – Higher Performance and Affordable Prices.Rajiv Kumar Bapna is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and BITS Pilani and is most famous for being the founder of _______ in 1986.The company was the first-ever domestic manufacturer of floppy diskettes in India. In a short span of time, _______ gained a strong name in the Indian market due to Bapna’s strong focus on precision manufacturing, customer service and distribution policies. Rajiv Bapna is also responsible for creating one of the largest IT distribution networks in the country.Before starting _______, Rajiv Bapna was Vice-President of IT at Citibank in the Middle East. After graduating from BITS he also worked at the Department of Electronics of the Indian government.


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Friday, July 24, 2009

336:Who Is It

_______ is a senior industry veteran in the wireless industry. He is responsible for several innovations within the wireless industry globally. He conceived and implemented the world's largest short code based service receiving over 1.8 million SMSs daily – a service called indiatimes 8888.He can count over 90 mobile operators globally as loyal, repeat customers.He successfully founded and merged an internet and mobile software development company in 2000._______ has regularly made appearances in the international media on Mobile/Wireless related issues. His media credits include appearances on CNBC, Sky News, BBC, Financial Express, HT among others.He holds an Honours degree in Economics from India and an Msc in Business Systems from City University, London.He is based in London and is a Director at Wireless Federation.

Ans:Ankush Johar

335:What in The World Of Media

It was started by Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia, a public-spirited philanthropist, and is run by a trust comprising five eminent persons as trustees. It is a major Indian newspaper with a worldwide circulation.Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia was a champion of progressive and social reform measures in Punjab. Born in Varanasi, Dyal Singh was the only son of General Lehna Singh. He lost his parents at the age of six. He got his early education in the Mission School at Amritsar and was later self-educated. He founded the newspaper _______. He managed the affairs of the Golden Temple for nearly thirty years. Being a Brahmo Samaji he cut off his hair and lived in European style. He took up business in real estate and diamonds and earned huge wealth.

Ans:The Tribune

334:Who is He

_______ is a Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist and philosopher with active involvement in canadian public affairs._______ was born in village situated on border of India and Nepal.Upon completion of his initial education, _______pursued post secondary education in Delhi, India.After receiving a bachelors degree in sciences from Hans Raj College Delhi University, he went on to do masters in computer science from Jawaharlal Nehru University.He migrated to Canada in 1995 and joined Bell Canada, later becoming a General Manager.After a career at Bell, he co-founded a software company, Isopia Inc.Isopia was a canadian success story acquired by Sun Microsystems for over $100 milllion. After his work at Isopia, _______started Osellus Inc, another software firm with offices in Toronto and Bangkok, and diversified his portfolio through acquisition of several businesses including a business from Allan Candy/ Cadbury Adams Canada and Prego Della Piazza. He renamed the confectionery manufacturing business, to Karma Candy owing to his belief in the concept of Karma. After this acquisition, _______helped save more than 150 jobs by recalling laid-off employees back to work. Prego Della Piazza is a restaurant in Toronto's Yorkville village

Ans:Aditya Jha

Thursday, July 23, 2009

333:Green Question

What So Special About This Music Album

Ans: The first carbon free album.

332:Who is He

_______ was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra and did his school education from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi.He holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Delhi University, India, a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, and a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of California, USA.In 1993, _______ attended the Senior Executive Development Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management.Beginning his career with The Company he is Current CEO Of as a junior engineer, he rose through the ranks and eventually was charged with setting up The Company he is Current CEO Of operations in the United States in 1979 in New York City, which has since grown to over 40 offices throughout the country.In 2006, on India's Republic Day, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour.He is also on the Board of Directors of premier companies: Tata industries, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Nicholas Piramal Industries Limited.In 2009, _______ was awarded the 'Commander of the Order of the British Empire' (CBE), awarded by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to Indo-British economic relations.

Ans: S. Ramadorai

331:Take On Anything

  • MaxiTruck is the Variant Of Which Vehicle.
  • It was First Launched In Andra Pradesh.
  • The Maxitruck Variant uses Micro-Hybrid Technology.
  • Which Vehicle Is In Talk Above?
Ans: Mahindra Bolero

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

330:Stock Market Term

In Terms Of Stock Market What Does DRHP Stand For?

Draft Red Herring Prospectus

329:Whose The MD

Dalip Sehgal is MD of Which FMCG Company


328:Who Owns All These Companies

Aegis Communication
Vadinar Oil Terminal Limited
Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd.
Hazira Port Pvt Ltd
Mormugao Port Trust


Tuesday, July 21, 2009

327:Which Company Are They Getting a Stake In

26% stake in _____ Asset Management for Rs6.5-7 billion.Which Indian Company?

Answer : UTI

326:Which Investor

Which Indian Investor Or Group is in talks to buy a 26% stake in a 4,000MW power plant at Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu, promoted by Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd?

Answer : C.Sivasankaran

325 : Gaddi(Hindi For Cars)

Who Owns The Following Brands Of Cars ?

  • Tribute
  • Biante
  • Premacy
  • Atenza
  • Axela
  • Verisa
  • Carol

Ans : Mazda

Monday, July 20, 2009

324 : Which Airline

  • The Airline Introduced a Cost Saving initiative called "Climb 2011"
  • The Intiative calls for savings of one billion euros ($1.4 billion) per year starting in 2011
  • The plan focuses on lowering passenger costs as well as shedding 20% of its 2,000 office jobs in its passenger airline core business.
Ans: Lufthansa

323:Logo Of

_____ Indonesia said its chief executive, Tim Mackay, was killed in a bomb blast at a hotel in Jakarta on Friday.

Ans: Holcim

322:Tell Me The Parent Company

Ans: Renault

Sunday, July 19, 2009

321:Kiska Logo Tha

Ans : Philips

320: Which Company

Henry Samueli and Henry T. Nicholas III founded _______ in 1992 in Los Angeles.Each invested in $5,000 and worked out of Nicholas' Redondo Beach home, moving to Irvine four years later and took the firm public three years after that.The logo comprises bold black text upon a red waveform which takes a shape similar to a sinc function.Major customers include Apple Computer, Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, IBM, Dell, Lenovo, Linksys, Logitech, Nintendo, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nortel, TiVo and Cisco Systems.Scott A. McGregor is the current ceo of the company._______ is known as a fabless company.


319 : Old Logo Of


Friday, July 17, 2009

318: Emblem from the year 1660.....( great old days)

Identify the emblem ???
( Clue : Company is listed on CAC 40 )

Answer : Saint Gobain

317: Logo time!!!

Identify the logo???
Name their new venture in Bangalore??
( answer for two points)

Answer : Accor
Mercure New Venture In Bangalore

316: It all about the game !!!!

______ was born on August 24, 1945 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. _____ spent the majority of his childhood living with his mother and a string of stepfathers.In 1968, he graduated from East Carolina University with a business degree and after a nondescript career as a traveling salesman, he was eager to assume a managerial role in his father’s (Y ) promotion (although _____ Sr. was not thrilled with the idea of his son entering the business). Nevertheless, he was assigned to a small territory in Maine, where he promoted his first card in 1971. Early in his wrestling career, ______ served as the in-ring announcer. He later became the play-by-play announcer for television matches after he replaced Ray Morgan in 1971, a role he would regularly maintain until November 1997.

Identify the Personality ???

Answer : Vince McMahon

Thursday, July 16, 2009

315: Marketing Mantras

The following can be broadly categorised as what?

  • Golden Pass - Shangri-la
  • Priority Club- Radisson
  • Epicure - Taj
  • A | Club - Accor

Ans : All Hotel Loyalty Programs

314: A Term

Under ___________ bankruptcy a company is protected from creditors while it restructures its business, usually by downsizing and narrowing focus.

Which type of bankruptcy filing are we talking about?

Ans : Chapter 11

313: Logo

Identify the logo....

We're sorry for having been unable to put up any questions yesterday.
Thanks for being patient and visiting us regularly!

Ans : 2011 Cricket World Cup

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

312:Thank God I Dont have to know

Ans: Chili's Grill & Bar

311:Which Word

The Derivation of the word is from French word.The Word Means A Leather pouch.The word here represents a fact that the minister is carrying his fiscal plans in such a bag.Identify the Term?

Ans: Budget

310:Logo(Fire Me)

Ans: Sapient

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We regret the delay in posting the answers for the questions of the past 3 days. Due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstance, things went off-track but we're hopeful that we've been able to clear the backlog without any errors.

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Monday, July 13, 2009

308 : Banking Sector

_______ Building Society was formed in 1965 as a result of the merger of Two Building Society.Along with many other UK building societies in the 1990s _______ chose to demutualise and float on the stock exchange, to be able to expand their business more easily.On 14 September 2007, during the financial crisis of 2007–2009, the Bank sought and received a liquidity support facility from the Bank of England following problems in the credit markets caused by the US subprime mortgage financial crisis.The company sponsored Durham and Middlesex County Cricket clubs, professional golfer Paul Eales.The sponsorship of home city football club began in 2003, and was set to expire in 2010. The current five year deal from 2005 to 2010 was worth £25 million.

Ans:Northren Rock

309:Which Company

A young entrepreneur, K. M. Mammen Mappillai, opened a small toy balloon manufacturing unit in a shed at Tiruvottiyur.Although the factory was just a small shed without any machines, a variety of products, ranging from balloons and latex-cast squeaking toys to industrial gloves and contraceptives, were produced.The Company Manufacture automobile, aircraft, cycle tyres and tubes in collaboration with the Mansfield Tire & Rubber Co.,Mansfield, Ohio, U.S.A. Crystal Investment and Finance Co is the subsidary of this company.The Aruna Leathers & Exports Ltd. was amalgamated with the Company.

Ans : MRF

307 : Amen

_______ & Co. is a diversified financial services company with operations around the world._______ is the fourth largest bank in the US by assets and the second largest bank by market cap._______ is the second largest bank in deposits, home mortgage servicing, and debit card.It is the only bank in the United States to be rated AAA by S&P._______ is a result of a merger between California-based _______ & Co. and Minneapolis-based Norwest Corporation in 1998.The new company chose to keep the name _______, to capitalize on the 150-year history of the nationally-recognized _______ name and its trademark stagecoach. After the merger, the company maintained its headquarters in San Francisco and charter in Sioux Falls._______ was named as "The World's Safest US Bank" based on long-term foreign currency ratings from Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's and the long-term bank deposit ratings from Moody’s Investors Service for the year 2007.

Ans:Wells Fargo

Sunday, July 12, 2009

305: This is called explosive growth...

From today onwards one can find 154 more outlets / branches of what?
We mean that the number of their outlets / branches bumped up by 154 in a single day....

Whom are we talking about?


Abhishiek,Anup,Nikhil & Eldrich have cracked the answer

306: Awards

Travel and (+) Leisure magazine's "World's Best Awards Awards '09", which city was awarded the best city award...?

It is the first South Asian city to get this award. Which city?

Ans : Udaipur

Anup,Eldrich & Trishant Have Got it Right

304: The 'Double N' logo!!!!

Whose Logo....?

Ans:Mantri Devlopers

Parag,Abhishiek,Anup,Eldrich,Kiran,Aetos,Roshan,Arjun,Raghav & Trishant Have got it right

Saturday, July 11, 2009

303:Haas Logo Soory Whose Logo

All get it correct.

302:Ratios Are Back

Lexus : Toyota :: Acura : Honda

All have cracked this one!

301:Who Owns It

Answer : Reckitt Benkiscer
Except Eldrich, all have cracked the question.

Friday, July 10, 2009

300: Which company...?

We're giving below some details, please tell us the company...

  • X is the first joint stock publishing company in India.
  • In 1938, the Government closed down X and jailed the editor for reporting police firing on freedom fighters.
  • Publishing resumed only after nine years, when India became free.
  • X was the first newspaper in India to have all its units connected to a high-speed Wide Area Network using fibre optic cable.
  • X’s children’s organisation, is the largest democratic institution of its kind in Asia.
Ans : Malayala Manorama
Except Parag, all get it correct.

299: Mint...

Whose tagline... "Let's plan to get Rich!"

Ans : UTI Mutal Fund
All get it correct!

298: He used to sell Vicks, door to door!

Identify him....


Ans : Gurcharan Das
Except Sajan all get it correct.

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

297: Logo time!!!

Identify this Italian Brand??

Ans: Fendi
All get it correct!

296: Indian Politics!!!

Identify the brand ambassador of this product??
Ans: Smriti Irani
Except Abhishek all get it correct.

295: The way forward!!!

Identify this Great CEO ???
Ans: Alan Mullaly
Anup and Raghav get it correct!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

294: It is 'inside'!

  • Sponsors of Tomorrow
  • The Journey Inside
  • skoool
  • BunnyPeople
The above 4 are registered trademarks of which company?


Roshan , Abhinav , Eldrich , Nikhil , Parag , Techie , Anup ,Raghav and AeTos have cracked the answer.

293: Which Breed?

This doggie is associated, with which famous 'down-to-earth' brand?
So essentially, tell us the company of whose logo this doggie is a part.


Roshan , Abhinav , Eldrich , Parag , Techie , Anup ,Raghav and AeTos have cracked the answer.

292: Best Manager!

This car company, as per a Financial Times study in 2007 was at the top of "100 Best workplaces in Europe" list, which company?

Answer: Ferrari .

Roshan , Abhinav , Eldrich , Techie , Anup and Raghav have cracked the answer.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

291: Dry one for the day!!!!

_______ also owns PC gaming service GameTap, online comedy portal Super Deluxe, and online shopping service Bamzu.In 1970, Ted then head of a successful Atlanta-based outdoor advertising firm, purchased WJRJ-Atlanta, Channel 17, a small, struggling UHF station, and renamed it WTCG, for parent company _______ Communications Group.In November 1988, Ted purchased Jim Crockett Promotions, which was the forerunner for World Championship Wrestling.In August 2006, _______, along with Boomerang UK, volunteered to edit and censor most of the Hanna-Barbera shows after Ofcom UK received a complaint that the cigar smoking in a Tom & Jerry short was inappropriate.

Answer: Turner Broadcasting System.

Ayush , Anup K , Eldrich and Raghav has cracked the answer.

290:WHAT IS SO Special.....

Identify the Advertiser??
Mainly please explain why is this so special ??

1- AMUL .
2- This was the first AMUL Ad , on the release of Bruce Lee movie Enter The Dragon.

Anup , Raklodrama and Techie have cracked the answer.

289: Printing World.....

Identify the Advertiser??


Raghav and Anup have cracked the answer.

Monday, July 6, 2009

288: Identify this founder???

Identify ???

Answers: Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel , Founder of Chanel.

Abhinav , Kuldeep , Saurabh A , Parag , Anup , Ashwini and Raghav have cracked the answer.

287:Not Jhonty

Cecil Rhodes, who fraudulently purchased _______ from the _______ brothers, got his start by renting water pumps to miners during the diamond rush that started in 1871, when a 83.5 carat diamond.He invested the profits of this operation into buying up claims of small mining operators, with his operations soon expanding into a separate mining company._______ Consolidated Mines was formed in 1888 by the merger of the companies of Barney Barnato and Cecil Rhodes, by which time the company was the sole owner of all diamond mining operations in the country.In 1889, Rhodes negotiated a strategic agreement with the London-based Diamond Syndicate, which agreed to purchase a fixed quantity of diamonds at an agreed price, thereby regulating output and maintaining prices.

Answer: DE BEERS .

Abhinav Mouli , Roshan, Anup , Saurabh A, Eldrich , Parag , Kuldeep, Aetos and
Raghav have cracked the answer.

We welcome Kuldeep to our blog.

286:Birla Uncles GD

Identify ???

Answer: SHOBHANA BHARTIA, chairperson of HT Media.

Abhinav Mouli , Ashwini , Anup , Saurabh A and Raghav have cracked the answer.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

285:Temme X & Y Both

||| X ||| has a long-standing relationship with the ||| Y |||.||| X ||| of Georgia helped underwrite the initial public offering of The ||| Y ||| in 1919.As a result, the bank received some of ||| Y ||| publicly traded stock and ||| X ||| retains 48.3 million shares (3.58%) of ||| Y ||| as of 2006.In addition, the original copy of the secret for ||| Y ||| is stored in a safe deposit box of a ||| X ||| location in Georgia.Ernest Woodruff, president of ||| X ||| from 1904 to 1922, was the father of Robert W. Woodruff, ||| Y |||'s president from 1923 to 1954 and board member until 1984.As of 2007, two ||| Y ||| executives sit on ||| X |||'s board of directors and a former ||| X ||| CEO sits on ||| Y |||'s board.On May 15, 2007 ||| X ||| announced that it had sold 4.5 million shares, or 9%, of its 48.2 million shares of ||| Y |||.

Answer:Sun Trust Bank And Coca-Cola.

Roshan , Anup , Eldrich , Raghav , Abhinav M and Ayush have cracked the answer.

We welcome Ayush to our blog


_____ is the investment bank company of the _______ family. It was founded in the City of London in 1811 and is now a global firm with over 40 offices around the world. The firm acts as a financial advisor to some of the most important companies, largest governments, and wealthiest families in the world.In the late 18th century and early 19th century, Mayer Amschel _______ rose to become one of Europe's most powerful bankers in the principality of Hesse-Kassel (Hesse-Cassel) in the Holy Roman Empire.In pursuit of expansion, he appointed his sons to start banking operations in the various capitals of Europe, including sending his third son, Nathan to England. Nathan first settled in Manchester, where he established a business in finance and textile trading.He later moved to London, where he founded ______ in 1811, through which he made a fortune with his involvement in the government bonds market.Nathan the banking family's 19th Century patriarch benefited financially from Slavery, records from the National Archives show, even thought they have been portrayed as opponents of slavery.

Ans : NM Rothschild.

Eldrich , Abhinav M , Roshan , Raghav and Anup have cracked the answer.


The company was part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index until it was replaced on February 9, 2008._______ has many brands that consumers may recognize. Some of the most recognizable products are its line of home thermostats , Garrett turbochargers, and automotive products sold under the names of Prestone, Fram, and Autolite._______ came into being through the invention of the damper flapper, a thermostat for coal furnaces, by Albert Butz, in 1885 and subsequent innovations in electric motors and process control by Minneapolis Heat Regulator Company tracing back to 1886.In 1906, Mark _______ founded _______ Heating Specialty Co., Inc. in Wabash, Indiana. _______'s company merged with Minneapolis Heat Regulator Company in 1927.The merged company was called the Minneapolis-_______ Regulator Company.


Eldrich , Abhinav M , Anup , Roshan and Raghav have cracked the answer.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

282:Who Owns These Brands

Ans: Perfetti Van Melle
All get it correct!

280:Which Word Did This Company Coin

Ans: The word we were looking out for was Blog / Blogger. Points shall be awarded for either.
All except Arjun and Parag have cracked this question.

281:This Is How This Brand Moved Around


This Brand Was First Bought By :-
Richardson Vicks


It was Later Bought By:-
Boots Healthcare Group

Now Owned By:-
Reckitt Benckiser

Ans: Clearasil
Raghav, Eldrich and Abhinav crack it!

Friday, July 3, 2009

279: Slogan time ...............

" Who do you know? "

Whose slogan is this??

Ans: Orkut
Anup crack it!

278: You will find all the kids here!!!

Which place refering to ???
Ans: Toys R Us
All except Ashwini, get it correct.



And: Chanda Kochar
All get it correct!

278: Give Fundae


Give Fundae

Thursday, July 2, 2009

276: Identify the place

What is pictured above.....?

Answer: RK Films & Studios .

Dhruv , Dhiren , Anup , Ashwini, Arjun Seth , Don Z , Roshan and Raklodrama have cracked the answer.

We welcome Don Z , Arjun Seth and Dhruv have cracked the answer.