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First Published: Sat, Jun 30 2007. 01 08 AM IST

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Amusement
parks
1. At which
amusement

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2. At which amusement park would you find Main
Street, Adventureland, Frontierland, Tomorrowland
and Fantasyland?
3. Which amusement park was set up in 1988 by

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Names of search engines
4. This term was coined by a mathematician who
was listening to his infant nephews babble. However, while registering a company named after this term,
the term was misspelt by the founders, who decided to retain the misspelt version as their companys
name. Which company?
5. Which search engine company gets its name from the name of a mythical spider of the American
Indians that was known to employ its cunning rather than brute force?
6. Which company gets its name from a savage race mentioned in Gullivers Travels, because its
founders liked the names connotation of rude, unsophisticated, uncouth?
Publishing brands
7. Which animal is featured in the logo of publishing house Pocketbooks?
8. One of the founders of this publishing house said, We just said we were going to publish a few books
on the side, at random. This statement of his suggested the name of the brand. Which?
9. The founder of this brand saw a TV quiz show on Doordarshan in which participants could answer
questions on Greek mythology, but did not know the name of Ramas mother. Appalled by the general
lack of awareness about India, what publishing brand did he start?
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Amusement parks
1. Hersheys Park. The image is in the shape of a piece of Hersheys kisses.
2. Disneyland.
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7. Kangaroo.

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8. Random House.
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