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QUIZ: Can you name the companies by their etymologies?

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Country of OriginCompanyEtymology
SpainAcronym of 'Spanish Corporation of Touring Cars' in Spanish
United States of AmericaDerived from the name of a creek near Los Altos, CA
SwitzerlandFounder's surname or, when unaccented, 'Bird's Nest' in Swabian diminutive
South KoreaKorean for 'Great House' or 'Great Universe'
United States of AmericaInitials of Donna Karan and the fourth most populous state in the US
BrazilThe first few letters of each word in 'Brazilian Aeronautics Company' in Portuguese
ItalyAcronym of 'Italian Automobile Factory of Turin' in Italian
United States of AmericaCo-founder's favourite fruit, previously worked at an orchard in which this fruit was grown
SwedenInitials of the founder and the village he grew up in: Elmtaryd Agunnaryd
South KoreaHanja script for 'Rising from Asia'
Country of OriginCompanyEtymology
JapanDerived from the Latin for 'sound' or an American slang term for an energetic youngster
FranceThe surname of the company's French-Dutch founder; André-Gustave ___
United States of AmericaMisspelling of the number which equates to 10 to the power of 100
SwedenLatin for 'I roll'
NetherlandsInitials of the Dutch words for 'All will benefit from united co-operation' and literally means 'the fir tree'
FranceNamed after a young chemist's new hair dye, named Auréole.
ItalyThe initials of the Italian words for 'Metal Enamelling Factory'
AustriaThe first, middle and last letters of the German word for 'Peppermint'
United KingdomNamed after the brothers Harold C. and Wallace Humphrey
JapanDerived from the tallest mountain in Japan and a synonym for movie

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