Global brands

In this page you will find select questions related to Global brands from the Weekly Business Quizzes

Google has broken the tradition of naming versions of Androids.after desserts like Marshmallow,.Nougat, Pie ..Instead of naming it after a dessert starting with the letter Q ,what will it be called ?

Ans. Android 10

Which motorcycle brand has launched LIVEWIRE its first production electric motorcycle recently ?

Ans. Harley Davidson

Identify the brand advertised here

BiC

Ans. BiC ball point pens

Name this sneaker and sportswear brand that provides outfit to Man City and has a strategy of sponsoring upcoming stars with high potential rather than current celebrity champions

Ans. Puma

Name this online brand that sells luxury products like bags, jackets manufactured in the factories that make for Gucci, Burberry etc but without the luxury name at affordable prices

Ans. Italic

Which is the world’s largest selling beer by volume?

Ans. Snow beer from China

Amazon has a private label for washing machines, air conditioners, and other white goods. What is it?

Ans. Amazon Basics

Which auto.manufacturer has asked Hans Zimmer the Oscar winning well known film music composer, composer of tracks like Lion King, Interstellar, Inception to come up with the various sounds for the electric vehicle, as the normal exhaust sounds are absent ?

Ans. BMW

Which major drinking water marketer has decided to try out water in aluminium cans to improve recycling and reduce plastic usage ?

Ans. Pepsi

Which cosmetics major has an augmented reality app called ‘Modiface’ ?

Ans. L’Oreal

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett spent a shift working together in a fast food joint. Where did they work ?

DQ

Ans. Dairy Queen

M A Yusuf Ali has been given the first expat permanent resident status by Dubai govt. With which business group is this Keralite associated with ?

Ans. Lulu Group , a retail chain

What does the finger point to in this Coke hoarding ?

Coke

Ans. Trash can

Name this technology firm whose name literally means ‘Chinese Achievement”. It is an unlisted firm and is now banned in US and increasingly US Commerce ministry is asking all the partner countries’ firms to stop dealing with it.

Ans. Huawei

Which company was started in Germany in 1945 as Laboratorium Wennebostel ?

 

Ans. Sennheiser
Who has taken over Hulu the video streaming service from Comcast ?

Ans. Walt Disney

X was first bundled with Windows 3.0. Much like the other notable bundled game, Minesweeper,  X was a secret tutorial for mouse. X honed clicking, double clicking, and drag-and-drop skills. It was bundled up to Windows 7. X has been inducted into Hall of Fame for video games.Name X

Ans. Solitaire

What connects the fast food chains Burger King, Tim Horton’s, Popeyes ?

Ans. All are part of Restaurant Brands International

In which product category you will find a small bottle of ‘One Fuckin’ Drop at a time’ ?

Ans. Hot sauce

Analysing the Avengers success, The Economist says ” Every Marvel release is an advertisement for the ones which came before and the ones which are coming afterward.”They are all set in the fictional world of MCU. Expand MCU.

Ans. Marvel Cinematic Universe

Which brand of apparels is running promotion campaigns in US where they ask the customers to take a picture of theirs wearing their branded dress and get a coupon that gives a ’21’ % off in the next purchase at their outlet ? 

Ans. Forever 21

 

 Identify the brand and the ‘who’being referred here 

tiger

Ans. Nike , Tiger Woods

In the marketplace Domino’s, Pizza Hut and Papa John’s compete in the US but their mozzarella cheese supplier is the same . Name this Denver based co that has an over 80 % share of the pizza cheese market

Ans. Leprino Foods

Disney would be launching its streaming service in November this year. It will be priced aggressively with respect to Netflix . What will be this service called?

Ans. Disney +

Tiger Woods created history by winning the Majors after 11 years. Which Indian brand/company has been associated with Tiger Woods since 2014 and continues to be ?

Ans.HeroMotocorp

Walmart has started a 48 $ subscription service to compete with online retailers. The buyers would get a box delivered every month. This box would use AI to decide the items. If the buyer keeps all , he/she will save 50 %. What would the box contain ?

Ams. Kids clothes

Using 2750 Oreos opening sequence of which TV series was created to promote Oreo cookies ?

Ans. Game of Thrones

What food item was developed by a Swiss Doctor and nutritionist Dr Bircher Benner as an ‘Apple diet dish’ for his patients. It was first made commercially by Somalon a Swiss baby food company in 1950s. The word is a variant of ‘porridge’ in Swiss-German language ?

Ans. Muesli

Identify this cab hailing company from its logo that has been acquired by Uber ?

careem

Ans. Careem

 

 

Sony has announced digital imaging, gaming and mobile phones as their core products. What product is conspicuously absent ?

Ans. TVs

What was the original name of HTC, the mobile device manufacturer ?

Ans. High Tech Computers

In mobile phone market what does “tyranny of the flagship” mean, as per the Economist ?

Ans. iPhone/ Samsung Galaxy walking away with profits

In competition to Mackintosh Jack Tramiel launched a low priced home computer. It is the best selling PC of all time. Name it.

Ans. Commodore 64

Which model of Porsche was designed by Ferdinand A Porsche who died recently ?

Ans. Porsche 911

Which mass market brand tried unsuccessfully to launch a premium offering called ARCH DELUXE ?

Ans. McDonalds

What is often said to be “sublimated essence of what America stands for” ? One journalist said it was ” a decent thing, honestly made”

Ans. Coke

Which international hotel chain’s properties in UK are likely to be taken over by an Indian property company ?

Ans. Marriott

Many analysts in US have decided to exclude one co’s results from corporate earnings, bcos the co skews the results. Name the co.

Ans. Apple

UPS has acquired TNT. What is the full form of TNT ?

Ans. Thomson Nationwide Transport

 Among cola drinkers who are ‘dualists’ and ‘resistants” ?

Ans. Dualists drink both regular and diet at diff times. Resistants drink neither

 If Pepsi has Tropicana as its pure juices brand, what is Coke’s pure juice brand called ?

Ans. Simply juices

Most logos carry one icon, but which co logo has as many as 25 icons with symbols such as sun, DNA, bee, flower and heart?

Ans. Unilever

To which brand did Karhu Sports sell its logo for $ 2000 and two bottles of whiskey ?

Ans Adidas

Which car logo was designed by Childe Harild Wills, the inventor of Vanadium and molybdenum steel alloys ?

Ans. Ford Motors

What is the new name for Android Market, the app store from Google ?

Ans. Google Play

Name this Kraft brand that celebrates its 100th anniversary .

Ans. Oreo

Who has acquired the online photo sharing site Kodakgallery from Kodak ?

Ans. Shutterfly

Which model of car Hyundai will be launched with a Wes Anderson commercial to coincide with the academy awards ceremony ?

Ans. Hyundai Azera

Why are the logo and interface of Facebook in blue colour ?

Ans. Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colour blind. Blue is the brightest color he sees

Name the Swedish retailer who has decided not to enter India because of the 30% sourcing norm.

Ans. Ikea

Which is the worlds largest direct selling company ? Clue not Amway

Ans. Avon

Which is the world largest natural gas company ?

Ans. Gazprom

Name this heritage brand of cod liver oil from Merck.

Ans. Seven seas

 If Ericsson is the technology leader in mobile phone networks who is considered the cost leader ?

Ans. Huawei

Which is the only item sourced by Rolls Royce from india ?

Ans. Malabar wood

Which car group is likely to replace Toyota as the largest car mfr in the world ?

Ans. Volkswagen

Which co has decided to withdraw its logo from London Olympics after protests from many incl india ?

Ans. Dow chemicals

Name this nearly 300 year old brand that is the first name in Cognac

Ans. Remy Martin

Connect Bandit, intruder, Hayabuza..

Ans.Suzuki motorcycles

Name this artist who accounts for 17% of contemporary art sales. His first exhibition was 32 paintings of Campbell’s soup cans.

Ans. Andy Warhol
Name this 100 year old car brand named after a swiss born racing driver and has a “bow-tie’ badge on its bonnet.
Ans. Chevrolet
– Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan

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