Friday, November 25, 2005

Punchliners :: Quiz # 12

Here is the latest edition of Punchliners. In this edition we have the newspapers and magazines known very well to us and seen almost on a daily basis under question. So figure out the brands associated with these taglines.

Punchliners :: Quiz # 12
1. The Magazine of the Corporate World

2. For Managing Tomorrow

3. Intelligent Computing

4. Your Technology Navigator

5. Play the Game

6. Journalism of Courage

7. The Power of Knowledge

8. The Name India trusts for News

9. Read a Bestseller everyday

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Answers Quiz # 11

Here are the answers for this edition
Punchliners :: Quiz # 11 Answers

1. LG

2. Price Waterhouse Coopers

3. Unilever

4. Wikipedia

5. Adobe

6. McDonalds

7. Computer Associate

8. Computer Sciences Corporation

9. Sony Entertainment Television


1. Three people scored full in this edition of quiz. Kudos to them.

2. The logo of CA has undergone a change and now the company is called as only CA and not as Computer Associate. This piece of knowledge was provided by amit bhatnagar, an employee of CA and one of the regular quizzer of this series. The logo has also underwent a change. It is attached with this mail. Thanks Amit for the info.

3. Most of the people answered the last logo as SONY. Sony has a different logo altogether. The correct answer is Sony Entertainment Television.

4. The logo of Unilever has also undergone a change. The new logo can be spotted at the website of the organization.

The Winner for this edition is Mr. AKSHAY KHANNA CONGRATULATIONS !!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Punchliners :: Quiz # 11

Here is the latest edition of Punchliners.

Welcome to the 11th Edition of Punchliners. Here we have the logos of some prominent brands. Its a mixed bag too. The catch here is that the logo itself consists of the name of the brand either as a first letter or the entire name itself. So this makes the job easier and much simpler. Try out and lets see how many end up with full 9 out of 9.
So here we go

Punchliners Quiz # 11










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Answers to Quiz # 10

Answers Punchliners Quiz # 10

1. Make Every Day Exciting - (FORD MOTOR)

2. Keep Discovering – (EMIRATES AIR)

3. Hum Hain Na !!! – (ICICI BANK)


5. Shop. Eat. Celebrate. – (CENTRAL MALL)

6. Gain from our Perspective – (FRANKLIN TEMPLETON INVESTMENTS)

7. New you can Use. – (NDTV Profit)

8. All you Desire. – (TOYOTA INNOVA)

9. We know your game – (STAR SPORTS)


1. Inspite of an easy quiz, the responses were not upto the mark.
2. Very few people could get the SBI ad rightly which is a major heading in cities now these days.
3. With the Launch of FORD FIESTA, FORD Motors have come out with this new tagline.
4. Hum Hain Na is a new campaign by ICICI Bank replacing the older one Safer, Simpler, Smarter.
5. We Know your Game is the tagline for Star Sports. It comes very rarely on Star Sports

So the winner for this edition of Punchlines is

Mr. Balram K B with a score of 6. Congratulations Balram

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Punchliners :: Quiz # 10

Here we have a mixed bag for a change. Given below are 9 taglines or ad slogans floating on the television and newspapers on a daily basis. Figure them out. (TV viewing will be more helpful than googling on the net.)

1. Make Every Day Exciting

2. Keep Discovering

3. Hum Hain Na !!!

4. SURPRISINGLY ___________….( Fill up the name of the brand)

5. Shop. Eat. Celebrate.

6. Gain from our Perspective

7. News you can Use.

8. All you Desire.

9. We know your game.

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Answers to Quiz # 9

Here are the answers for the pharma series of Punchliners.
Answers Punchliners Quiz # 9

1. Life is our Life's work - PFIZER

2. Because Health Matters - SANOFI AVENTIS

3. Today's medicines finance tomorrow's miracles - GLAXO SMITHKLINE

4. Where Patients come first - MERCK

5. Extending and enhancing human life - BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB

6. Life Inspiring Ideas - ASTRAZENECA

7. Life. Research. Hope - DR. REDDY'S LABORATORIES

8. The difference lies in our DNA - BIOCON

9. Caring for life - CIPLA


1. Pretty luke warm response to the quiz. I believe the reason being the topic of pharmaceutical giants.
2. Most of the people got right answers for the questions leaving the 9th question, which is CIPLA. Only Debashish Pradhan could get it right.
3. SANOFI SYNTHELAB and AVENTIS merged together to form a single entity by name SANOFI AVENTIS.
4. Merck Frosst is the name of Merck in Canada. Merck operates in the name of Merck Sharp and Dohme or MSD outside USA.

The winner for this edition of punchliner is Mr. Jasprit. Congratulations !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Punchliners :: Quiz # 9

Here is the latest edition of Punchliners. In this edition nine taglines have been given below. Needless to say they belong to Global Pharmaceutical giants. So here we go.
Punchliners Quiz # 9
1. Life is our Life's work

2. Because Health Matters

3. Today's medicines finance tomorrow's miracles

4. Where Patients come first

5. Extending and enhancing human life

6. Life Inspiring Ideas

7. Life. Research. Hope

8. The difference lies in our DNA

9. Caring for life

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Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Answers to Quiz # 8

Quiz # 8 Answers

1. The Edge is Efficiency - (Bombay Stock Exchange )

2. The world puts its stock in us - NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)

3. Stock market for the digital world (NASDAQ)

4. The Index Company (FTSE)

5. It's Your Hollywood (Hollywood Stock Exchange)

6. Tomorrow Market's Today. (Singapore Stock Exchange, SGX)

7. The World's Center for Non Ferrous Metal Trading
(London Metal Exchange)

8. Equities. Options. ETFs. (AMEX)

9. Go for Growth (EURONEXT)


1. Bombay Stock Exchange Limited is the oldest stock exchange in Asia with a rich heritage. Popularly known as "BSE", it was established as "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association" in 1875.The Exchange's pivotal and pre-eminent role in the development of the Indian capital market is widely recognized and its index, SENSEX, is tracked worldwide. Earlier an Association of Persons (AOP), the Exchange is now a demutualised and corporatised entity incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, pursuant to the BSE(Corporatisation and Demutualisation) Scheme, 2005 notified by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

2. FTSE stands for Financial Times Stock Exchange and is a JV between London Stock Exchange and the Financial Times.

3. NASDAQ is largest US Electronic Stock Market. It stands for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System.

4. Hollywood Stock Exchange® is an integrated marketing, research and technology company driven by its patented entertainment stock market,, the longest continuously operating prediction market. At, visitors buy and sell virtual shares of celebrities and movies with a currency called the Hollywood Dollar®.The Company's Virtual Specialist TM technology allows an unlimited number of consumers to trade thousands of virtual entertainment securities in a fair and orderly, supply-and-demand-based market. HSX syndicates the data collected from the Exchange as market research to entertainment, consumer product and financial institutions and as original programming to radio, television and print media.

5. LME, as the tagline says, trades in non-ferrous metal and is a metal exchange unlike others. It trades in metals like Aluminium, Copper etc.

6. Euronext N.V. is the first cross-border exchange organization in Europe. It provides services for regulated stock and derivatives markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal, as well as in the UK (derivatives only). It is also Europe's leading stock exchange based on trading volumes on the central order book.

Congratulations SANJEEV MITTAL !!!!!!! for the top score.

Good Attempts by Sandhya Raghunathan and Pooja Jain.