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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.


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