Brand names

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 30 July, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 30 July, 2006, 12:00am

1 Volvo means 'I turn' or 'I roll' in which language?

2 The name Google comes from a mis-spelling of the number 'googol', which is a one followed

by how many zeros?

3 Beyond Seven, Kimono and Rough Rider are all brands of which product?

4 What does Vespa, the iconic scooter brand, mean in Italian?

5 By what name were Snickers chocolate bars known in Britain until 1990?

6 Which Japanese company's name translates roughly as 'work hard, but in the end it's in

heaven's hands'?

7 Mobile phone brand Nokia originates in which country?

8 After who or what is American sportswear firm Nike named?

9 Which toy company produces the board games Monopoly, Cluedo and Risk?

10 What do the letters IBM stand for?

Solution: 1 Latin 2 One hundred 3 Condoms 4 Wasp 5 Marathon 6 Nintendo 7 Finland 8 The Greek goddess of victory 9 Parker Brothers 10 International Business Machines.