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1. This beverage gets its name from the two substances shown below. This is because these were its
original ingredients. Which drink?
Coca-Cola. The original ingredients were coca leaf and kola nut.

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2. Which beverage gets its name from a digestive enzyme, because it was originally formulated to aid
digestion?
Pepsi gets its name from a digestive enzyme pepsin.
3. According to one story, this beverage got its name because six names had been unsuccessfully
considered for it previously. According to another, its name comes from the fact that the founder had

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failed six times in business before this enterprise. Which beverage?


7UP got its name because six names had been unsuccessfully considered for it previously.

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4. He began his career as managing director, The News, and shot to prominence when he launched The
Australian, Australias first national daily newspaper. He now owns numerous media corporations such as
20th Century Fox and Fox Sports. Who?
Rupert Murdoch owns numerous media corporations such as 20th Century Fox and Fox Sports.
5. He was the owner of the Australian Channel Nine network, which he sold for A$1.05 billion in 1987,
and then bought back three years later for a mere A$250 million. His claim to fame was due to something
that revolutionized sports broadcasting. Who?
Kerry Packer started World Series Cricket.
6. His media empire began with his fathers billboard business, which he took over at the age of 24. His
claim to fame is a news channel he launched in 1980 for people who got home too late to watch the
network news at 6:30pm. His channel was instrumental in creating the modern all news, all the time
television format. Who?
Ted Turner, who started CNN.
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7. Which Indian brand is currently the worlds highest selling two-wheeler brand?
Hero Honda Splendor is currently the worlds highest selling two-wheeler brand.
8. The brand in Question 7 overtook a rival one in the mid-1990s to become Indias highest selling two-

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decades. It was named after a Rajput rulers steed. Which brand?


Bajaj Chetak was named after a Rajput rulers steed.
9. Which Indian two-wheeler brand shares its name with the Roman goddess of the moon?
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