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Brand Quest      (July 07, 2005)

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  1. Founded in 1924, Huff Daland Dusters was probably the world's first aerial crop-dusting organisation. Four years later, C. E. Woolman led the move to buy the company, and renamed it. A year later, the company changed its business focus. What was it ren amed as?



  2. In the US, it is present in a research joint venture with Bexel Biotechnology; in China, the partner for manufacturing and marketing is North China Pharmaceutical Corporation; and in Europe, its research venture with IBPP is called Biotechnological Che mical Development. Can you name this Indian company headquartered in Chennai?



  3. He was once quoted in a book as saying, "You never really know whether you're getting a job because of who you are or whether you earned it." That explained why he didn't make a career in his father's company. He was ranked 11th in Forbes' list of wealthiest Americans. Who is being referred to here?



  4. This claims to allow users to "stand on the shoulders of giants." Which is it?



  5. 'Believe you can change the world,' and 'Work quickly, keep the tools unlocked, work whenever,' are two examples of a collection of statements that make 'The Rules of the Garage,' a guide to everyday work followed by which company?



  6. Which organisation has set up a luxury hotel called 'Le Terrace'?



  7. It was started in 1893 as a farm implement company. Its first washing machine was called Pastime; its first power washer was the Hired Girl; and its first automatic dryer, produced in 1953, was called the 'Halo of Heat' dryer. Which is the company?




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