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"Ford" is named after its founder. "General Electrics" describes what the company does (or was supposed to do). This quiz explores company names that are not so obvious. Find out the origins of 12 corporations’ names!
McDonald's is named after its founders. Burger King is self-explanatory. Do you know what KFC stands for?
Kenneth Fitzgerald Carrington (the founder)
Keller, Ferguson, Colins (the founders)
Kansas, Fort Cheenook (the place where it was established)
Kentucky Fried Chicken
While surfing the Internet you may be using Cisco networking equipment without even knowing it. But do you know the origin of the name "Cisco"?
It stands for "Communication and Information Systems COrporation"
The founders where from Colorado, Indiana, South Carolina and Oregon
It was named for San FranCISCO
The founders were named Alain CISse and Erwin COfalka
Nokia is widely known for their mobile phones. What does "Nokia" mean?
It doesn't have any meaning, just sounds good.
It means "mobile" in Swedish.
The first mobile phones were made by Kia, so "NoKia" was meant to hurt the market pioneer.
It's a name of a town in Finland where the company used to have HQ.
What is the origin of the name 3M, the company that makes almost "everything"?
Me and My Mom (the company was established bu a mother and son duo)
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing
McGonagle, McKnight, McNemey were the founders
Machines, Materials and Mobiles
Google is not just a search engine. It is a multinational company. What is the origin of the name?
"Gogol" is village in Russia, where one of the founders was born.
"Goo glen" is a suburb of Palo Alto, where the company is located.
It's a misspelling of "googol" - a number written as 1 followed by one-hundred zeros.
"To google" means to do research, to obtain information.
Iona is a small island from which Christianity was spread to Scotland and northern England. The island gave name to a company. What does Iona make?
It's a Christian printing house
Electronical translation devices
Lufthansa is a German air carrier. What is the meaning of the name?
The founders were Gustav LUFTig and HANS von Junkers.
It used to be named "Luftwaffe", but after the WW II it was changed to erase war associations.
It means "German Airlines."
Luft = air; Hanse = guild (or union.)
IBM is a computer hardware and software giant. What does its name stand for?
Informatio Bene Mentis (Latin, loosly: "(new) concepts are good for the intellect")
Information Brokering Media
International Business Machines
Idaho Brewage Mogul
Which Far East company name can be translated as "three stars"?
AXA is a French insurance group. What does the name mean?
It comes from Latin word 'laxo', meaning to liberate or to relieve.
Nothing! It was chosen deliberately as 'AXA' is not a word in any known language and is easy to pronounce.
Axa was a Belgian comic book hero who had many accidents, but always came out safe.
Antoine Xavier Ancienne was the founder.
What is the origin of the name FIAT?
Enzo FIATtori was the founder.
"Fiat" in Latin means "let it be."
Abbreviation of Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino
"Trattieni il fiato" means "to hold your breath" in Italian - a reference to the beauty of the first model.
You probably have heard of software and hardware. Can you tell what Compuware makes?
High-tech components for aircraft
Software that ease the life of IT managers and practitioners
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