Logo Quiz of the Day : 355

Hint: Pharma company, popular in eye care.
Answer: Bausch & Lomb
Bausch & Lomb is an American  company based in Rochester, New York, is one of the world's leading suppliers of eye health products, such as contact lenses and lens care products today. In addition to this main activity, in recent years the area of medical technology (medicines, implants for eye diseases) has been developed. Bausch & Lomb became well known because of its famous Ray-Ban  brand of sunglasses, which was sold in 1999 to the Italian Luxottica  Group. Today, the company employs about 13,000 people in 36 countries. The company was founded in 1853 by two Germans, John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb.
Jacob Bausch was a trained optician  and in Henry Lomb, he found the financier and partner he needed for a small but ambitious workshop producing monocles. Initially in 1861, the company manufactured Vulcanite  rubber eyeglass frames and other precision vision products. Answer Here (5)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 354

Hint: Japanese pharma company.
Answer: Eisai Co., Ltd.
Eisai Co., Ltd. is one of the leading global pharmaceutical companies, ranking among the top 25 and achieving $8 billion USD in sales for the fiscal 2008 year. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, it has some 10,000 employees, among them about 1,500 in research.
Eisai Inc., the American subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. officially established in 1995, is one of only four companies in the United States to ever reach $1 billion in revenue within just five years. Answer Here (5)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 353

Hint: Pharma company.
Answer: Astellas Pharma Inc.
Astellas Pharma Inc. is a Japanese pharmaceutical company, formed on 1 April 2005 from the merger of Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd..

Astellas' franchise areas are urology, immunology (transplantation), dermatology, cardiology, and infectious disease. Priority areas for R&D are infectious diseases, diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, oncology, and diseases of the central nervous system. Answer Here (6)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 352

Hint: Pharma company.
Answer: Solvay S.A
Solvay S.A. is a Belgian chemical company. It was founded in 1863 by Ernest Solvay to produce sodium carbonate by the solvay process. Since then the company has diversified to two major sectors of activity: chemicals and plastics. It was formerly also active in pharmaceuticals, but agreed to sell that entire division to Abbott Labs for €4.5 billion in September 2009, a deal completed in February 2010. Answer Here (5)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 351

Hint: Japanese pharma company.
Answer: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and Asia and a top 15 pharmaceutical company, employing over 19,000 employees and achieving $15.7 billion USD in revenue during the 2008 fiscal year. The company is focused on metabolic disorders, gastroenterology, neurology, inflammation, as well as oncology  through its independent subsidiary Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals was first founded on June 12, 1781 and was incorporated on January 29, 1925. Answer Here (9)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 350

Hint: US pharma major.
Answer: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol-Myers Squibb, often referred to as BMS, is a pharmaceutical company, headquarted in New York City. The company was formed in 1989, following the merger its predecessors Bristol-Myers and the Squibb Corporation. Squibb was founded in 1858 by Edward Robinson Squibb in Brooklyn, New York, while Bristol-Myers was founded in 1887 by William McLaren Bristol and John Ripley Myers in Clinton, New York (both were graduates of Hamilton College). Answer Here (7)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 349

Hint: Pharma company.
Answer: Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Laboratories is a diversified pharmaceuticals  health care company. It has 72,000 employees and operates in over 130 countries. The corporate headquarters are in Abbott Park, Illinois, located near North Chicago, Illinois.

Abbott Laboratories was founded by Chicago physician Wallace Calvin Abbott in 1888. In 2008, Abbott had over $29 billion in revenue.

In 1985, the company developed the first HIV blood screening test. The company's drug portfolio includes Humira, a drug for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn's disease, moderate to severe chronic psoriasis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis; Norvir, a treatment for HIV; Depakote, an anticonvulsant drug; and Synthroid, a synthetic thyroid hormone. Abbott also has a broad range of medical devices, diagnostics and immunoassay products as well as nutritional products, including Ensure, a line of well known meal replacement shakes, and EAS, the largest producer of performance based nutritional supplements. Answer Here (8)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 348

Hint: Pharma major
Answer: Merck & Co.
Merck & Co., Inc., also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme or MSD outside the United States and Canada, is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. The headquarters of the company is located in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, an unincorporated area in Readington Township. It was established in 1891 as the United States subsidiary of the German company now known as Merck KGaA. In common with many other German assets in the United States, Merck & Co. was confiscated in 1917 during World War I and set up as an independent company. It is currently one of the seven largest pharmaceutical companies in the world both by market capitalization and revenue.

Merck publishes the The Merck Manuals, a series of medical reference books that includes the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, the world's best-selling medical textbook, and the Merck Index, a collection of information about chemical compounds. Answer Here (8)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 347

Hint: Pharma company.
Answer: AstraZeneca plc
AstraZeneca plc is a British-Swedish pharmaceutical company formed on 6 April 1999 by the remerger of Swedish Astra AB  and British Zeneca Group plc. Zeneca had been part of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), as three divisions that were spun off from ICI on 1 June 1993.  It is a public company and is listed on the London Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the OMX exchange. It is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. The company has its head office in the City of Westminster, London. Answer Here (4)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 346

Hint: Coming soon.
Answer: The French Open or Roland Garros
The French Open is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June in Paris, France, at the Stade Roland Garros. It is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar and the premier clay court tennis tournament in the world. Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam still held on clay and ends the spring clay court season.

It is one of the most prestigious events in tennis, and it has the widest worldwide broadcasting and audience of all regular events in this sport. Because of the slow playing surface and the five-set men's singles matches without a tiebreak in the final set, the event is widely considered to be the most physically demanding tennis tournament in the world. Answer Here (11)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 345

Hint: Pharma major.
Answer: Bayer AG
Bayer AG is a German chemical and pharmaceutical company founded in Barmen, Germany in 1863. Today it is headquartered in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is well-known for its original brand of aspirin. Answer Here (7)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 344

Hint: Japanese pharma major.
Answer: Daiichi Sankyo Co
Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based major pharmaceutical company, which ranks number 22 in the world in sales.
Daiichi Sankyo was established in 2005 through the merger of Sankyo Co., Ltd. and Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., which were century-old pharmaceutical companies based in Japan. Answer Here (12)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 343

Hint: Soframycin
Answer:  Sanofi-Aventis
Sanofi-Aventis, headquartered in Paris, France, is a multinational pharmaceutical company, the world's fourth-largest by prescription sales. Sanofi-Aventis engages in the research and development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products for sale principally in the prescription market, but the firm also develops over-the-counter medication. Sanofi-Aventis covers 7 major therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, central nervous system, diabetes, internal medicine, oncology, thrombosis  and vaccines  (it is the world's largest producer of the latter through its subsidiary Sanofi Pasteur). The company is a full member of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). Answer Here (5)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 342

Hint: Horlicks
Answer: GlaxoSmithKline plc
GlaxoSmithKline plc is a British pharmaceutical, biological, and healthcare company. GSK is the world's fourth largest pharmaceutical company after Roche, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, by revenue; and a research-based company with a wide portfolio of pharmaceutical products covering anti-infectives, central nervous system, respiratory, gastro-intestinal/metabolic, oncology, and vaccines products. It also has a Consumer Healthcare operation comprising leading oral healthcare products, nutritional drinks, and over the counter medicines. Answer Here (13)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 341

Hint: Apparels
Answer: Lacoste
Lacoste is a high-end apparel company founded in 1933 that sells high-end clothing, footwear, perfume, leather goods, watches, eyewear, and most famously tennis shirts. In recent years, Lacoste has introduced a home line of sheeting and towels. The company can be recognized by its green crocodile  logo. It is an all-time rival of brands such as Armani ,Polo Ralph Lauren ,Tommy Hilfiger Corporation Answer Here (13)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 340

Hint: Related to music.
Answer: Ministry of Sound London
Ministry of Sound London (commonly referred to as just Ministry of Sound), is a nightclub, based in London, England  and an associated record label.

Ministry was ranked sixth in the 2009 DJ Magazine top 100 clubs poll 2009. As well as the nightclub in London, there is another in Egypt. The Ministry of Sound brand also includes various other products such as dance music compilations and clothing. Ministry of Sound is owned by MSHK Group Limited, which has offices in London, Sydney, Berlin and New York. Answer Here (7)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 339

Hint: Someone 'Walking'
Answer: Johnnie Walker
Johnnie Walker is a brand of Scotch Whisky owned by Diageo and produced in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.
It is the most widely distributed brand of blended Scotch whisky in the world, sold in almost every country with yearly sales of over 130 million bottles. Answer Here (7)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 338

Hint: Sports league
Answer: Major League Baseball (MLB)
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in North American professional baseball. Specifically, Major League Baseball refers to the organization  that operates the National League and the American League by a joint organizational structure that has developed gradually between them since 1901 (the National League having been in existence since 1876). In 2000, the two leagues  were officially disbanded as separate legal entities with all their rights and functions consolidated in the commissioner's office. MLB effectively operates as a single league and as such it constitutes one of the major professional sports leagues of the United States and Canada. It is currently composed of 30 teams — twenty-nine in the United States and one in Canada. In conjunction with the International Baseball Federation, MLB also manages the World Baseball Classic. Answer Here (5)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 337

Hint: Sportswear company
Answer: Le Coq Sportif
Le Coq Sportif is a French company producing sports equipment such as shoes, shorts, and T-shirts. It was founded in 1948 by Émile Camuset, although Camuset had been designing for many years prior. The company's name derives from the Gallic rooster, a national symbol of France.

Le Coq Sportif is famous in Japan and Korea and hired local designers to complete and adapt the global collection for local market. They also signed some partnerships to release special models. Le Coq Sportif in Japan associated with Sou to create handmade shoes and tabi. They also released a line of shoes with designer Kamishima Chinami. For Le Coq Sportif Korea, the partnership was made with the car manufacturer Peugeot to create a shoe named the "Peugeot 207cc." Answer Here (4)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 336

Hint: Natural resources.
Answer: BHP Billiton
BHP Billiton is the world's largest mining company. It is also the largest company in Australia  by market capitalisation. It was created in 2001 by the merger of Australia's Broken Hill Proprietary Company (BHP) and the British-Dutch Billiton.  The result is a dual-listed company with head offices in Melbourne and London. BHP Billiton Limited, which is the majority partner in the dual-listed structure, is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. BHP Billiton Plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. Answer Here (3)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 335

Hint: Takes you up and down.
Answer: Schindler
Schindler was founded in Switzerland in 1874 and is the largest manufacturer of escalators and the second largest manufacturer of elevators  world wide. Schindler installs, maintains and modernizes elevators and escalators in all kind of buildings (Residential, Commercial and High-Rise). The company is present in more than 140 countries and employs 45,000 persons worldwide. The production facilities are located in Austria, Brazil, China, France, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and the USA.

The second business division of the Schindler Holding is the ALSO Group. It is a wholesale and logistics company in the information and communications technology sector and the consumer electronics sector. The ALSO division business is mainly in Switzerland and Germany Answer Here (9)

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Event: Management Quiz
Date: May 27, 2010 Thursday
Organized by: Baroda Management Association
Quiz Master: Suresh Purohit (Su_hit)
Time: 6.00 pm onwards

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Logo Quiz of the Day : 334

Hint: Consumer electronics
Answer: SANYO Electric Co.
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is a major electronics company and member of the Fortune 500 whose headquarters is located in Moriguchi, Osaka prefecture, Japan. Sanyo targets the middle of the market and has over 230 Subsidiaries and Affiliates.

Sanyo utilizes an extensive socialization process for new employees, so that they will be acclimatized to Sanyo's corporate culture.[4]  New employees take a five-month course during which they eat together and share company-provided sleeping accommodation. They learn everything from basic job requirements to company expectations for personal grooming and the appropriate way in which to address their coworkers and superiors. Answer Here (8)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 333

Hint: Instant photographs.
Answer: Polaroid Corporation
Polaroid Corporation is an international consumer electronics and eyewear company, founded in 1937 by Edwin H. Land. It is most famous for its instant film cameras, which reached the market in 1948, and continued to be the company's flagship product line until the February 2008 decision to cease all production in favor of digital photography products. The company's original dominant market was in polarized sunglasses, an outgrowth of Land's self-guided research in polarization after leaving Harvard University after his freshman year—he later returned to Harvard to continue his research. Answer Here (15)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 332

Hint: Computer company
Answer: Hewlett-Packard Company
Hewlett-Packard Company, commonly referred to as HP, is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA. HP is one of the world's largest information technology companies and operates in nearly every country. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. HP markets its products to households, small to medium size businesses and enterprises both directly, via online distribution, consumer-electronics and office-supply retailers, software partners and major technology vendors. Answer Here (21)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 331

Hint: Computer peripherals
Answer: Creative Technology Limited
Creative Technology Limited is a listed manufacturer of computer multimedia products based in Singapore, where the firm was founded by, and is now under the executive direction of Sim Wong Hoo on July 1, 1981. It has more than 5,000 employees worldwide. The American subsidiary of the company is known as Creative Labs, Inc.. Answer Here (7)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 330

Hint: Aluminium company.
Answer: Alcoa, Inc.
Alcoa, Inc. (from ALuminum Company Of America) is the world's third largest producer of aluminum, behind Rio Tinto Alcan and Rusal. From its operational headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Alcoa conducts operations in 44 countries. In May 2007 Alcoa made a $27 billion hostile takeover bid for Alcan, a former subsidiary, aiming to unite the two companies and form the world's largest aluminum producer. The takeover bid was withdrawn after Alcan announced a friendly takeover by Rio Tinto in July 2007.

Among Alcoa's other businesses are fastening systems, building products (Kawneer), Howmet Castings, and electrical distribution systems for cars. The sale of the packaging unit was announced on December 21, 2007 and closed in the first quarter of 2008. Answer Here (10)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 329

Hint: This will go on for 6 months.
Answer: Expo 2010 Shanghai China
Expo 2010, officially Expo 2010 Shanghai China is being held on both banks of the Huangpu River in the city of Shanghai, China, from May 1 to October 31, 2010. It is a World Expo in the tradition of international fairs and expositions. The theme of the exposition is "Better City – Better Life" and signifies Shanghai's new status in the 21st century as the "next great world city". The expo Logo features the Chinese character('world', Chinese "shì") modified to represent three people together with the 2010 date. It is the most expensive Expo in the history of the world's fairs. The Shanghai World Expo is also the largest World's Fair site ever at 5.28 square km.

More than 190 countries and more than 50 international organizations have registered to participate in the Shanghai World Expo, the largest ever. China expects to receive almost 100 foreign leaders and millions of people from across the world to come and visit the World Expo. More than 70–100 million visitors are expected to visit the expo, the largest in history. Answer Here (6)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 328

Hint:  Something to eat.
Answer: Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise based in Addison, Texas (a northern suburb of Dallas), offering different styles of pizza along with side dishes including pasta, buffalo wings, breadsticks, and garlic bread.
Pizza Hut is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (the world's largest restaurant company) with approximately 34,000 restaurants, delivery/carry-out locations, and kiosks in 100 countries. Answer Here (23)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 327

Hint: Bank
Answer: The Bank of Nova Scotia
The Bank of Nova Scotia (in French, Banque de Nouvelle-Écosse, and commonly Scotiabank in English and Banque Scotia in French) is the third largest bank in Canada by deposits and market capitalization. The bank was founded in 1832 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and its primary corporate offices are located in Toronto, Ontario. Answer Here (8)