Bizzy Bhele Bhaath-8

Quiz for Quizkrieg

1) If its Dacia for Romania, Somaca for Morocco, RDB for Brazil, Avtoframos for Russia, Sofasa for Columbia, Saipa & Iran Khodro for Iran, who (which company) is it for India?

Ans: M&M (Mahindra). These are the companies that are partnering Renault for the production of the Logan car in their respective countries

2) The company was started way back in 1971 with a paid up capital of Rs 50 lakh. The company then named Maschinefabric Polygraph (India) had a technical collaboration with Veb Polygraph, Germany. However the collaboration came to an end in 1991 post the unification of Germany. The company was re-christened to its present name in 1992. It was named after the founder’s father Manubhai Shah who came to Mumbai from a small village near Baroda in 1918-19 and set up a retail business of stoves, batteries and petromaxes. How do we know this company today?

Ans: Manugraph (India)- Leader in the newspaper printing machinery market

3) When Vahid Berenjian, a swede of Persian descent met Akbar Khwaja in Bangalore in 1994, a new brand was born. After a successful venture in India, the brand will make its first foreign foray in Kuwait in February 2007 and Bangladesh in June 2007. Which brand?

Ans: U.S Pizza

4) The now Rs 700 crore group was born in the bylanes of Kolkata in 1974 when two young men R.S Agarwal and R.S Goenka chucked their jobs with the Birlas to turn entrepreneurs with an initial capital of Rs 20,000. Which group?

Ans: Emami

5) In the year 1932, Theodore Baumritter and Nathan Ancell had a dream to create high quality Colonial Style furniture. They named their first line of products after a legendary Revolutionary War hero, which became the brand name. What brand?

Ans: Ethan Allen

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