See pic Triva . this was the first logo designed by the company's founders in 1976. Not continuing with it for long they replaced it with the iconic logo that we know today. Name this maverick company.
Ans. Apple Logo. Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne designed the first logo. It depicts Sir Isaac Newton sitting under an Apple tree. It was immediately replaced by the one designed by Rob Janoff (the rainbow-colored silhouette of an apple with a bite taken out of it)
1. Amazon.com has unveiled a widely anticipated Internet service offering movies and TV shows that can be downloaded to personal computers, solidly moving the online retailer into the nascent market. How it is branded ?
a. amazon Unbox
a.Grameen Bank, which with its founder Mohammed Yunus, was awarded the nobel prize for peace for 2006.
3. X is an an incentive scheme for Cognizant's employees. Designed on the lines of a frequent flyer programme, X helps Cognizant employees to earn reward points that can be accumulated and redeemed against Cognizant merchandise ranging from denim shirts to signature coffee mugs, watches to jackets, or even a DVD player. Name X.
4.Amar Chand, 76, died recently after observing a centuries-old Jain practice where a person starves to prepare spiritually for their death. every year, around 100 people observe this to attain salvation. what is the name of this custom?
5. connect and tell me the missing one:
The Secret River, Carry Me Down, In the Country of Men, Mother's Milk,The Night Watch.
a. The missing one is " The Inheritance of Loss ". Written by Anita desai's daughter Kiran desai. She won the booker prize and the name mentioned above are the names of the other books who were shortlisted this time for booker prize but couldn;t make it. Kiran desai is the youngest to win it.
a. The first 'Garib Rath' train, aimed at providing airconditioned comfort to the poor at subsidised fares, was on Wednesday flagged off by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad at the Saharsa railway station in north Bihar .For the 1,500-km journey a passenger will pay only Rs. 695 as against the fare of Rs. 1,279 for travel in AC three-tier in an express train. Travel in the AC chair car will cost only Rs. 595. However just as in low-cost airlines any extra service would be charged. Passengers will have to pay for bedrolls as well as food.
a. Blaupunkt's product christening strategy involves the names of major cities located across the globe. The image is of the recently launched Mumbai MP26 car radio, the first car radio named after an Indian city.
a. Though Pizzas are traditionally round in shape, the chain restaurant, Pizza Corner, in a way to attract more diners, has come out with a new concept - pizza in a cone called `conizza'
a. It’s World Bank
10. "An excellent piece to help us understand what happened in the world during the 20th century, what is going on now and the greatest threat looming over our planet: The hegemonic pretension of US Imperialism that puts at risk the very survival of the human species," extolled Chavez. He wanted the `brothers and sisters' in the US to first read the book `because the threat is in their own house.' Which book he is referring to?(chavez even called Bush "A devil".)
a. Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance , by Noam Chomsky.
Bonus question (2 points)
Q. The world's largest diamond reported to have been found this century is a 603 carat white diamond. What is its name ?
A. "Lesotho's promise". The small mountain kingdom of Lesotho is marking its 40th anniversary of independence from the United Kingdom by flying a new more peaceful flag. The military emblem of a shield, spear and knobkerrie is replaced by a traditional cone-shaped hat on the blue, white and green flag. See img5