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What is the dog in the HMV logo called?

October 25, 2004 10:40 IST
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What is the dog in the HMV logo called?
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1. What do the first three letters of SUN Microsystems stand for?
a) Stanford University Network
b) Silicon Valley University Network
c) Silicon Universal Networking

2. Who created the first Indian product, a customer e-mail manager, that was put up on Microsoft's Site Builder Network site?
a) Pradeep Singh
b) Pradeep Sindhu
c) Pradeep Sastri

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The correct answer is Pradeep Singh .
Pradeep Singh founded Talisma Corporation in 1994 after nine years in various management positions at Microsoft, including general manager of the Windows 95 mobile services group. He previously held engineering and marketing positions at Texas Instruments and McKinsey & Company. Microsoft later became one of Talisma's biggest clients.
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Pradeep Singh founded Talisma Corporation in 1994 after nine years in various management positions at Microsoft, including general manager of the Windows 95 mobile services group. He previously held engineering and marketing positions at Texas Instruments and McKinsey & Company. Microsoft later became one of Talisma's biggest clients.

3. What is the name of the dog in the HMV logo?
a) Snappy
b) Lassie
c) Nipper

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The correct answer is Nipper.
Nipper the dog was born in Bristol in Gloucester, England in 1884 and was so named because of his tendency to nip at visitors' legs. When his first master Mark Barraud died in Bristol in 1887, Nipper was taken to Liverpool in Lancashire, England by Mark's younger brother Francis, a painter. In Liverpool Nipper discovered the Phonograph, a cylinder recording and playing machine and Francis Barraud 'often noticed how puzzled he was to make out where the voice came from.' Three years after Nipper died Francis committed that memory to canvas.
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Nipper the dog was born in Bristol in Gloucester, England in 1884 and was so named because of his tendency to nip at visitors' legs. When his first master Mark Barraud died in Bristol in 1887, Nipper was taken to Liverpool in Lancashire, England by Mark's younger brother Francis, a painter. In Liverpool Nipper discovered the Phonograph, a cylinder recording and playing machine and Francis Barraud 'often noticed how puzzled he was to make out where the voice came from.' Three years after Nipper died Francis committed that memory to canvas.

4. Which film company was the first ever in Bollywood to raise money through an initial public offering?
a) Pritish Nandy Communications
b) ABCL
c) Mukta Arts Private Ltd

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The correct answer is Mukta Arts Private Ltd.
Started by Bollywood's 'showman' Subhash Ghai, Mukta Arts made its Rs 100 crore public offering in 2001. The IPO price for a share was fixed at Rs 165 and the issue was oversubscribed 5.8 times.
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Started by Bollywood's 'showman' Subhash Ghai, Mukta Arts made its Rs 100 crore public offering in 2001. The IPO price for a share was fixed at Rs 165 and the issue was oversubscribed 5.8 times.

5. Taj Television Limited owns which 24-hour channel?
a) ESPN
b) Ten Sports
c) ETC

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The correct answer is Ten Sports.
Taj Television is headquartered in Dubai Media City and has 5 offices across the sub-continent. It was established in January 2001 and is owned by Bukhatir Investments Limited, one of the most successful conglomerates in the UAE. Taj Television's portfolio consists of the Ten Sports channel and independent television production and broadcasting solutions.
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Taj Television is headquartered in Dubai Media City and has 5 offices across the sub-continent. It was established in January 2001 and is owned by Bukhatir Investments Limited, one of the most successful conglomerates in the UAE. Taj Television's portfolio consists of the Ten Sports channel and independent television production and broadcasting solutions.

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