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What's in a Name??

Do you know how some of the most popular companies got their names?


Quiz ID:#14444
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#1   What company was named after dyspepsia (indigestion)?

#2   What company was originally named after the number 1 followed by 100 zeros?

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#3   Whose pie plates were the first version of the Frisbee?

#4   LEGO was named after the Danish phrase "leg godt", translating to "play well."

#5   What company is named after the rhebok - a type of African gazelle?

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#6   Nabisco was originally called The National Biscuit Company.

#7   Starbucks was named after Starbuck, a character in Rowling's novel, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix".

#8   EBay was formerly called "Echo Bay Technology Group", but shortened the name because their desired domain name was taken.

#9   "Microsoft" was named by combining Microcomputers and what other word?

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#10   What fast food chain was named after Richard and Maurice McDonald?

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