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1. Which Indian IT company's derives its name from a phrase by philosopher, Rene Descartes?
a) Covansys
b) Ittiam
c) Infosys

2. Which Indian pharmaceutical company's original name was Trinity Laboratories?
a) Torrent Pharmaceuticals
b) Panacea Laboratories
c) Cadilla Laboratories

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Wrong! The correct answer is Torrent Pharmaceuticals.
Torrent Pharmaceuticals started off as Trinity Laboratories in 1959. 'Trinity' was renamed as 'Torrent' in 1971. In the early 1980s it focused on establishing its own manufacturing facilities.
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Torrent Pharmaceuticals started off as Trinity Laboratories in 1959. 'Trinity' was renamed as 'Torrent' in 1971. In the early 1980s it focused on establishing its own manufacturing facilities.

3. The name of which business process outsourcing company means 'expertise' in Sanskrit?
a) Nipuna
b) Daksh
c) Xansa

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Wrong! The correct answer is Nipuna.
The name, 'Nipuna', was chosen by Satyam in a contest that had all employees participate. Satyam sent out a mail that contained a brief on Satyam's proposed venture into the BPO space and asked for suggestions for a brand name vis-a-vis the company's image for the new entity. Nipuna was ultimately chosen as the company felt that it captures the essence of the universal appeal and is also easy to recall.
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The name, 'Nipuna', was chosen by Satyam in a contest that had all employees participate. Satyam sent out a mail that contained a brief on Satyam's proposed venture into the BPO space and asked for suggestions for a brand name vis-a-vis the company's image for the new entity. Nipuna was ultimately chosen as the company felt that it captures the essence of the universal appeal and is also easy to recall.

4. Which Chennai-based company, known for its shampoo products in the South, has its name derived from the Tamil word for grace and beauty?
a) Cavinkare
b) Velvette International
c) Nyle Herbals

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Wrong! The correct answer is Cavinkare.
Cavin' is a literary word in Tamil, symbolizing beauty and grace. Cavinkare has a strong foothold in the South with its brands, Chik Shampoo, Meera Herbal Powder, Fairever fairness cream and Nyle Herbal Shampoo. CavinKare started out as 'Beauty Cosmetics'. It was a small partnership firm, with a single product offering, in 1983. With a young entrepreneur, C K Ranganathan, at the helm, CavinKare has logged a turnover of over Rs 263 crore (Rs 2.63 billion) in last fiscal year.
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Cavin' is a literary word in Tamil, symbolizing beauty and grace. Cavinkare has a strong foothold in the South with its brands, Chik Shampoo, Meera Herbal Powder, Fairever fairness cream and Nyle Herbal Shampoo. CavinKare started out as 'Beauty Cosmetics'. It was a small partnership firm, with a single product offering, in 1983. With a young entrepreneur, C K Ranganathan, at the helm, CavinKare has logged a turnover of over Rs 263 crore (Rs 2.63 billion) in last fiscal year.

5. What is the name of the company that owns the restaurants Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell?
a) Yum! International
b) McDonald's
c) PKC Restaurants Worldwide

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Wrong! The correct answer is Yum! International .
Yum! Restaurants International (earlier called Tricon International) is among the world's largest quick-serve restaurant company. It has more than 30,000 restaurants in over100 countries and territories. A Fortune 300 company, Yum! operates Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, A&W and Long John Silver's restaurants worldwide. Yum! generated more than $22 billion in worldwide sales in the year 2001. Among the five brands under Yum! Restaurants International's umbrella, Pizza Hut has the maximum number of outlets worldwide.
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Yum! Restaurants International (earlier called Tricon International) is among the world's largest quick-serve restaurant company. It has more than 30,000 restaurants in over100 countries and territories. A Fortune 300 company, Yum! operates Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, A&W and Long John Silver's restaurants worldwide. Yum! generated more than $22 billion in worldwide sales in the year 2001. Among the five brands under Yum! Restaurants International's umbrella, Pizza Hut has the maximum number of outlets worldwide.

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Sub: shoul have more diverse pool

u should also include questions on geography & history


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Pls mentioned, hidden answer, to know the correct answer.


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The quiz is very appropriate. I would suggest if you can mail the questions to the interested persons with answers if possible. Any way kudos ...


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