Logo Quiz of the Day : 385

Hint: Bank in Canada.
Answer: The Toronto-Dominion Bank
The Toronto-Dominion Bank (in French, Banque Toronto-Dominion, and commonly TD in either language) is the second largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and deposits and the sixth largest bank in North America. The bank was created in 1955 through the merger of The Bank of Toronto and The Dominion Bank, which were founded in 1855 and 1869, respectively. Answer Here (8)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 384





Hint: Watch the WC closely for this one too.
 Answer:SEARA
Sponsor and Official meat supplier of the Brazil National Football team and also one of the many sponsors of FIFA World Cup 2010. Answer Here (2)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 383

Hint: Watch the WC closely.
Answer: The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) is a South African state owned enterprise responsible for most passenger rail services in the country. It consists of four branches: Metrorail, which operates commuter rail services in urban areas; Shosholoza Meyl, which operates regional  and inter-city rail services; Autopax, which operates regional and inter-city coach services; and Intersite, which manages the property owned by PRASA. Answer Here (1)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 382

Hint: Watch the FIFA WC closely.
Answer: First National Bank
First National Bank (FNB) is one of South Africa's "big four" banks. It is part of the FirstRand Limited group, which trades on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange. FNB also has subsidiaries in Swaziland, Mozambique, Botswana  and Namibia, which are all listed on their country's respective stock exchanges. In January 2009, First National Bank received authorization from the Bank of Zambia to begin banking operations in Zambia. FNB, in a statement, stated that their Zambian operations will start during the second quarter of 2009. Answer Here (3)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 381

Hint: French corporate and investment bank
Answer: Natixis
Natixis is a French corporate and investment bank created on 2006-11-17 from the merger of the asset management and investment banking operations of Natexis Banque Populaire (Banque Populaire group) and IXIS  (Caisse d'Epargne group).

The two main shareholders, Groupe Caisses d'Epargne and Banque Populaire, together own more than 70% of Natixis while the remaining float is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

On December 15, 2008, Natixis revealed that it had lost more than US$450 million in the Madoff investment scandal on Wall Street—the largest Ponzi scheme in history.

Natixis provide financial data for the 'Markets' section on the news channel, Euronews. Answer Here (3)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 380

Hint: Headquartered in Netherlands.
Answer: Rabobank
Rabobank is a financial services provider with offices worldwide. Their main location is in the Netherlands. They are a global leader in Food and Agri financing and in sustainability-oriented banking. The group comprises 153 independent local Dutch Rabobanks, a central organization (Rabobank Nederland), and a large number of specialized international offices and subsidiaries. Food & Agribusiness is the prime international focus of the Rabobank Group.

The bank has a AAA credit rating from the rating agencies Moody's (since 1981), Standard & Poor's (since 1981) and DBRS (since 2001). Global Finance currently ranks Rabobank 6th in its survey of “the world’s safest banks”. Answer Here (3)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 379

Hint: Second-largest bank  in Germany
 Answer: Commerzbank AG
Commerzbank AG is the second-largest bank in Germany, after Deutsche Bank, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main.

Commerzbank is mainly active in commercial banking, retail banking and mortgaging. It suffered reversals in investment banking and shut its Commerzbank Securities investment banking unit. Investment banking, capital market, equities, and corporate banking operations are now integrated as a  division of the Commerzbank group.

Commerzbank holds a nationwide network of branch offices throughout Germany and numerous branch offices in the EU and Europe (namely London, Luxembourg, Poland, Spain and Switzerland) and with a leading market share in online banking. EuroHypo is an integral part of Commerzbank.

The bank holds representations and holdings in various commercial and financial centers in Asia and the Americas. Answer Here (10)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 378

Hint: Banking powerhouse
Answer: The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
The Royal Bank of Scotland plc  is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, and together with NatWest and Ulster Bank, provides branch banking facilities throughout the British Isles. Royal Bank of Scotland has around 700 branches, mainly in Scotland though there are branches in many larger towns and cities throughout England and Wales. The Royal Bank of Scotland and its parent, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, are completely separate from the fellow Edinburgh based bank, the Bank of Scotland, which pre-dates the Royal Bank of Scotland by 32 years. The Bank of Scotland was effective in raising funds for the Jacobite Rebellion and as a result, The Royal Bank of Scotland was established to provide a bank with strong Hanoverian and Whig ties.

In 1728, the Royal Bank of Scotland became the first bank in the world to offer an overdraft facility.

The RBS Group uses branding developed for the Bank on its merger with the National Commercial Bank of Scotland in 1969. The Group's logo takes the form of an abstract symbol of four inward-pointing arrows known as the "Daisy Wheel" and is based on an arrangement of 36 piles of coins in a 6 by 6 square. Answer Here (9)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 377

Hint: Company from Netherlands.
Answer: ING Group
ING Group is a financial institution of Dutch  origin offering banking, insurance  and asset management services. ING is an abbreviation of Internationale Nederlanden Groep (English: International Netherlands Group).

As of 2009, ING Group serves 85 million private, corporate and institutional clients in over 40 countries, with a workforce of over 100,000 people. It owns ING Direct, a virtual bank, as well as retail banking, insurance, investment management, and investment banking operations. Its services operate in countries including Australia, Canada, France, India, Italy, Spain, UK, and the US. In 2009 it was the largest banking/financial company in the world by revenue. Answer Here (11)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 376

Hint: Logo is not longer used by this company.
Answer:  JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is one of the oldest financial services firms in the world. It has operations in 60 countries. It is a leader in financial services with assets of $2 trillion, and the largest market capitalization and third largest deposit base U.S. banking institution behind Wells Fargo and Bank of America. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is the largest hedge fund in the United States with $53.5 billion in assets as of the end of 2009. Formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co., the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and governmental clients.

The JP Morgan brand is used by the Investment Bank as well as the Asset Management, Private Banking, Private Wealth Management, and Treasury & Securities Services divisions. Fiduciary activity within Private Banking and Private Wealth Management is done under the aegis of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.—the actual trustee. The Chase brand is used for credit card services in the United States and Canada, the bank's retail banking activities in the United States, and commercial banking.

JP Morgan Chase is one of the Big Four banks of the United States with Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo Answer Here (7)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 375

Hint: Bank.
Answer: HBOS plc
HBOS plc is a banking and insurance  company in the United Kingdom, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Lloyds Banking Group having been taken over in January 2009. It is the holding company for Bank of Scotland plc, which operates the Bank of Scotland and Halifax brands in the UK, as well as HBOS Australia and HBOS Insurance & Investment Group Limited, the group's insurance division.

HBOS was formed by the 2001 merger of Halifax plc and the Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland, and the formation of HBOS was heralded as creating a fifth force in British banking as it created a company of comparable size and stature to the established Big Four UK retail banks. It is also the UK’s largest mortgage lender. HBOS Group Reorganisation Act 2006 saw the transfer of Halifax plc to the Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland, which was now a registered public limited company, Bank of Scotland plc.

Although officially HBOS is not an abbreviation of any specific words, it is widely presumed to stand for Halifax Bank of Scotland. The corporate headquarters of the group were located on The Mound in Edinburgh, Scotland; the former head office of Bank of Scotland. Operational headquarters were based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England; the former head office of Halifax.

The group became part of Lloyds Banking Group through a takeover by Lloyds TSB. This came into effect on Monday 19 January 2009 after both sets of shareholders approved the deal. HBOS continues to operate as a separate organisation within the new group, although over time it is likely to be restructured.

Lloyds Banking Group has stated that the new group will continue to use 'The Mound' as the headquarters for its Scottish operations and will not cease the issue of Scottish bank notes. Answer Here (1)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 374

Hint: This bank does not exist anymore.
Answer: The Bank of New York
The Bank of New York, abbreviated BoNY or BNY, was a global financial services company established in 1784 by the American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. It existed until its merger with the Mellon Financial Corporation on July 2, 2007. The bank now continues under the new name of The Bank of New York Mellon.
The Bank of New York was founded on June 9, 1784, making it the oldest bank in the United States. Alexander Hamilton wrote the new bank's constitution, and became the individual most actively involved in the organization of The Bank of New York, guiding it through its early stages. The bank opened for business at the Walton House in Lower Manhattan only a few months after the departure of British troops from American soil. It opened with a capitalization of $500,000. Answer Here (0)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 373

Hint: Japanese bank
Answer: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. is a Japanese  bank holding / financial services company headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.It holds an asset of around US$1.8 trillion as of March 2008 and is one of the main companies of the Mitsubishi Group[3]. It is Japan's largest financial group and the world's second largest bank holding company holding around US$1.1 trillion in deposits as of October 2008.

The company was formed on October 1, 2005 with the merger of Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group (MTFG), formerly Japan's second-largest banking conglomerate, and Osaka-based UFJ Holdings, which was Japan's fourth-largest banking group.

The core banking units of the group, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UFJ Bank, were merged on January 1, 2006 to form The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. This integration was originally scheduled to take place on October 1, 2005, the same day that the parent companies were merged. However, pressure from Japan's Financial Services Agency, which wanted to ensure the smooth systems integration of the two banking giants, caused the merger of the banks to be postponed for three months. The trust banking and securities units of MTFG and UFJ were merged according to the original schedule on October 1, 2005. Answer Here (5)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 372

Hint: Swiss bank
Answer: UBS AG
UBS AG is a diversified global financial services company, with its main headquarters in Basel and Zürich, Switzerland. It is the world's second largest manager of private wealth assets, and is also the second-largest bank in Europe, by both market capitalisation and profitability. UBS has a major presence in the United States, with its American headquarters located in New York City (Investment banking); Weehawken, New Jersey (Private Wealth Management); and Stamford, Connecticut (Capital markets). UBS's retail offices are located throughout the U.S., and in over 50 other countries. UBS  is an abbreviation, which originated from a predecessor firm, for the Union Bank of Switzerland; however, UBS ceased to be considered a representational abbreviation after its 1998 merger with Swiss Bank Corporation.
UBS was the result of the merger of the Union Bank of Switzerland and the Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC) in June 1998. Although the merged company's new name was originally supposed to be the "United Bank of Switzerland," officials opted to call it simply "UBS" because of a name clash with United Bank Switzerland - a part of the United Bank Limited's Swiss subsidiary. UBS is no longer an acronym but is the company's brand, like 3M. Its logo of three keys, carried over from SBC, stands for confidence, security, and discretion. Answer Here (11)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 371

Hint: French bank
Answer: Société Générale or SocGen
Société Générale is one of the main European financial services companies and also maintains extensive activities in others parts of the world. Its registered office is on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris, while its headquarters are in the Tours Société Générale in the business district of La Défense in the city of Nanterre, west of Paris. The three main divisions are Retail Banking & Specialized Financial Services (particularly in France and Eastern Europe), Corporate and Investment Banking (Derivatives, Structured Finance and Euro Capital Markets) and Global Investment Management & Services.

Société Générale is one of the oldest banks in France. The original name was Société Générale pour favoriser le développement du commerce et de l'industrie en France (English: General Company to Support the Development of Commerce and Industry in France). Société Générale is often nicknamed SocGen in the international financial world. Answer Here (7)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 370

Hint: One the largest banks in the world.
Answer: Crédit Agricole S.A.
Crédit Agricole S.A. (CASA) is the largest retail banking group in France, second largest in Europe and the eighth largest in the world by Tier 1 capital according to The Banker magazine. It is also part of the CAC 40 stock market index. Answer Here (8)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 369

Hint: Parent company.
Answer: Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds Banking Group plc is a British financial institution, formed through the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds TSB in 2009. As at February 2010, HM Treasury held a 41% shareholding through UK Financial Investments Limited. The Group headquarters  are located at 25 Gresham Street in London, with its registered office on The Mound, Edinburgh. Lloyds Banking Group's activities are organised into four business divisions: Retail Banking (incl. Mortgages), Wholesale, Insurance, and Wealth & International. Lloyds' extensive operations span the globe including the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Lloyds TSB was formed in 1995 by the merger of Lloyds Bank and the Trustee Savings Bank. The company operated in England and Wales as Lloyds TSB Bank plc and in Scotland as Lloyds TSB Scotland plc. Its other subsidiaries included the mortgage bank Cheltenham and Gloucester, life assurance company Scottish Widows, finance house Black Horse and private equity investor Lloyds Development Capital.

Following the approval of both the Lloyds TSB and HBOS shareholders, the takeover was completed on 19 January 2009. The HBOS name ceased to be used publicly, although it will still exist as an employing entity. The Bank of Scotland brand will remain in Scotland while the Halifax and Lloyds TSB brands will be retained in England & Wales and will each offer different products and pricing. Answer Here (1)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 368

Hint: Motorbike company
Answer: Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. is a motorcycle  manufacturer located in Bologna, Italy. Ducati has achieved prominence in the motorcycle industry, success in motorcycle racing, and is known for its marriage of style with performance. Answer Here (4)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 367

Hint: Watch F1 to get the answer.
Answer:  Eni S.p.A. or AGIP
Eni S.p.A. is an Italian multinational oil and gas  company, present in 70 countries, and currently Italy's largest industrial company with a market capitalization of € 87.7 billion euros (US$138 billion), as of July 24, 2008.  The Italian Government owns a 30% golden share in the company: 20% held through the state Treasury  and 10% held through the Cassa depositi e prestiti. Answer Here (8)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 366

Hint: Liquid engineering.
Answer: Castrol
Castrol is a brand of industrial  and automotive lubricants which is applied to a large range of oils, greases and similar products for most lubrication  applications. The Castrol brand is part of the BP Group of companies, but has retained its separate identity.

In February 1899, Charles Cheers Wakefield resigned from the Vacuum Oil Company over a disagreement with the management regarding Vacuum Oil's foray into the railway lubricants sector, and set himself up as competition. The firm he left behind would go on to become Mobil Oil.

Wakefield rented three small rooms on the third floor of 27 Cannon Street in the heart of London, and it was there, on Thursday 9 March 1899, that the firm of C.C.Wakefield & Co opened its doors for the first time.

In 1909, the company began production of a new automotive lubricant named "Castrol" (a contraction of castor oil, from which it was made). The company developed specific oil applications for various applications of the new internal combustion engine, including cars, motorcycles, and aircraft. The original 3 grades of oil being CW for cars, C for motorcycles and R for aircraft and racing engines, the castrol oil being responsible for the noticeable exhaust odor of early aircraft rotary engines.

In 1966, Castrol was acquired by British oil company Burmah, which was renamed Burmah-Castrol. In 2000, Burmah-Castrol was acquired by the then BP Amoco plc (now renamed BP plc). Castrol branded lubricants continue to be sold around the world and are, in many countries, market leaders. Answer Here (6)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 365

Hint: Everyone want to buy this company.
Answer: SsangYong Motor Company
SsangYong Motor Company is the fourth largest South Korean automobile manufacturer. The name SsangYong means double dragons.
Mahindra & Mahindra and Ruia Group are two of the six bidders for this company. Answer Here (0)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 364

Hint: Mango diplomacy
Answer: Harley-Davidson
Harley-Davidson, often abbreviated H-D or Harley, is an American motorcycle  manufacturer. Founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the first decade of the 20th century, it was one of two major American motorcycle manufacturers to survive the Great Depression.  Harley-Davidson also survived a period of poor quality control and competition from Japanese manufacturers.

The company sells heavyweight (over 750 cc) motorcycles designed for cruising on the highway. Harley-Davidson motorcycles (popularly known as "Harleys") have a distinctive design and exhaust note. They are especially noted for the tradition of heavy customization that gave rise to the chopper-style of motorcycle. Except for the modern VRSC model family, current Harley-Davidson motorcycles reflect the styles of classic Harley designs. Harley-Davidson's attempts to establish itself in the light motorcycle market have met with limited success and have largely been abandoned since the 1978 sale of its Italian Aermacchi subsidiary.

Harley-Davidson sustains a loyal brand community which keeps active through clubs, events, and a museum. Licensing of the Harley-Davidson logo accounts for almost 5% of the company's net revenue. Answer Here (4)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 363

Hint: Automobile company
Answer: The Austin Motor Company
The Austin Motor Company was a British manufacturer of automobiles. Answer Here (2)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 362

Hint: Automobile company in Putin land
Answer: Zastava Automobiles
Zastava Automobiles is a Serbian industrial conglomerate based in the city of Kragujevac, 86 miles (138 km) southeast of Belgrade  run as a joint venture between the Fiat Group (67 %) and the Serbian government. It is most known for its Fiat-based automobiles, which began assembling in 1955 for Eastern European markets. The firm also manufactures military and sporting small arms, most of them based on Russian and German design, under the name Zastava Arms.

On 28 July 2008, Fiat signed a letter of intent, undertaking to take control of the automobile division, investing €700 million in return for a 70 percent stake in the company (currently owned by the state) and an additional €100 million of investment from the Serbian government. This was later revised to €300 million. Fiat pledged not to cut any jobs and to make good a backlog in wage payments for employees and hinted that the plant may become a dedicated Fiat production site. With this major investment, production is set to reach 300 000 units by 2011. Answer Here (5)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 361

Hint: Racing company.
Answer: Williams
Williams, the trading name of Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd., is a Formula One motor racing team and constructor. It was founded and run by Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head. The team was formed in 1977 after two earlier and, compared with WilliamsF1's achievements, unsuccessful F1 operations, Frank Williams Racing Cars and Walter Wolf Racing. All of WilliamsF1 chassis are called "FW" then a number, the FW being the initials of team owner, Frank Williams.

Williams' first race was the 1977 Spanish Grand Prix, where the new team ran a March chassis for Patrick Nève. Williams started manufacturing its own cars the following year, and Switzerland's Clay Regazzoni won Williams' first race at the 1979 British Grand Prix. At the 1997 British Grand Prix, Canadian Jacques Villeneuve won the team's 100th race, making Williams one of only three teams in Formula One, alongside Ferrari and fellow British team McLaren, to win 100 races. Williams won nine Constructor's titles between 1980 and 1997. This stood as a record until Ferrari surpassed it in 2000. Answer Here (8)

Logo Quiz Game : 5

How to play:
  1. Identify the logo and answer in the text box below
    each logo.
  2. Once done click “Check Answers” to get to know your score.
  3. All the logos are from my blog, so you can refer it to get the
    answers.


I will try to post a game every week and logos will be randomly picked
from the my blog.


Enjoy the game and let the comments come in.

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Logo Quiz of the Day : 360

Hint: Automobile company
Answer: Oldsmobile
Oldsmobile was a brand of automobile  produced for most of its existence by General Motors. It was founded by Ransom E. Olds in 1897. In its 107-year history, it produced 35.2 million cars, including at least 14 million built at its Lansing, Michigan factory. When it was phased out, Oldsmobile was the oldest surviving American automobile marque, and one of the oldest in the world, after Daimler  and Peugeot. Oldsmobile was GM's first brand to be phased out in the 21st century, after the company's Geo and Canadian-market Asüna brands were phased out in the 1990s, and before the discontinuation of GM's Pontiac, Saturn, and Hummer brands in 2010. Answer Here (9)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 359

Answer: The Plymouth automobile
The Plymouth automobile was introduced on July 7, 1928. It was the Chrysler Corporation's first entry in the low-priced field, which at the time was dominated by Chevrolet and Ford. Plymouths were actually priced a little higher than the competition, but they offered standard features such as internal expanding hydraulic brakes that the competition did not provide. Plymouths were originally sold exclusively through Chrysler  dealerships. The logo featured a rear view of the Mayflower  ship which landed at Plymouth Rock. However, the Plymouth brand name came from Plymouth Binder Twine, chosen by Joe Frazer for its popularity among farmers. Answer Here (4)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 358


Hint: Brand will cease to exist very soon.
Answer: Mercury
Mercury is an automobile  marque  of the Ford Motor Company founded in 1939 by Edsel Ford, son of Henry Ford, to market entry-level-luxury cars slotted between Ford-branded regular models and Lincoln-branded luxury vehicles, similar to General Motors' Buick (and former Oldsmobile) brand, and Chrysler's namesake brand. Currently, all Mercury models are based on Ford platforms.

The name "Mercury" is derived from the "messenger of the gods" of Roman mythology, and during its early years, the Mercury brand was known for performance, which was briefly revived in 2003 with the Mercury Marauder.

The Mercury brand is used in the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Middle East. In 1999 the Mercury brand was dropped in Canada, although the Grand Marquis was still marketed there wearing a Mercury badge through 2007.

The Mercury brand will be phased out starting in 2010, while Ford Motor Company will focus on the Ford and Lincoln brands. Production of Mercury vehicles will cease by the fourth quarter of 2010. Answer Here (3)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 357

Hint: Pharma company.
Answer:  Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products and services. Created in 1989 through a merger of two Danish companies dating back to the 1920s, it has become one of the world's leading companies in diabetes care, where Novo Nordisk pursues research into pulmonary delivery systems; other companies, such as Medtronic, have expanded into insulin pump systems. Novo Nordisk also commands large sectors of the markets in haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy.

The Novo Nordisk logo since the year after the company’s foundation is the Apis bull, one of the sacred animals of ancient Egypt. The Apis bull was worshipped as the incarnation of Ptah, creator of the universe, city god of Memphis and the patron deity of craftsmen. The logo is a stylised reproduction of an Egyptian statuette dating from circa 664–323 BC. It is richly ornamented with symbols representing, among other things, the eternal dualities of life, day and night, life and death. The choice of the logo follows an old European chemist's tradition of identifying pharmacies by an animal symbol. Answer Here (9)

Logo Quiz of the Day : 356

Hint: Pharma company.
Answer: Schering-Plough Corporation
Schering-Plough Corporation merged with Merck & Co. on November 4, 2009. It was founded in 1851 by Ernst Christian Friedrich Schering as Schering AG in Germany. In 1971, the Schering Corporation merged with Plough (founded by Memphis area entrepreneur Abe Plough in 1908) to form Schering-Plough.

Schering-Plough manufactures several pharmaceutical drugs, the most well-known of which are the allergy drugs Claritin and Clarinex, and through a collaboration with Merck & Co., Vytorin, an anti-cholesterol drug.

Schering Plough also owns and operates the major foot care brand name Dr. Scholl's and the skin care line Coppertone. Answer Here (11)