63+ Business Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Where was the world's oldest auction house established in 1674?
Stockholm
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What is another term for the fraudulent investment scheme called a "Ponzi"?
Pyramid
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Montgomery Ward opened their first retail store in what year?
1926
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What company's stock ticker is BID?
Sotheby's
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Name the CEO of Enron who took the company to financial disaster?
Kenneth Lay
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Which company was #1 in the world in market capitalization for all of 2012?
Apple
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If you think a stock's price will fall in the coming months, what option would you purchase?
Put Option
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What was the average cost of a gallon of regular gas in the USA in 1975?
$0.57
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Who was the founder and chairman of Amazon.com?
Jeffrey P. Bezos
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What did the first vending machine dispense?
Holy Water
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The Exxon Corporation is known by which stock symbols?
XOM
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What was the first automobile company to celebrate 100 years of business?
Oldsmobile
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Swarovski is associated with what product?
Crystal Jewelry
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What company's slogan is "Just Slightly Ahead of Our Time"?
Panasonic
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In the 1970's, what company outspent its nearest rival by $200 million on TV advertising?
Procter & Gamble
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Microsoft invested $300 million dollars in which company's Nook in 2012?
Barnes & Noble
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What did the "lemon campaign" advertise in the 60's?
Volkswagen
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What was the 2015 ad for that features Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel discussing the internet?
BMW i3
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In the early 1950's, what did Sears market under the brand name "Allstates"?
Automobiles
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What company did David Rosen start in the 1950's?
Sega
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What New York street is closely associated with the business world and the stock market?
Wall Street
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What company was originally named Blue Ribbon Sports?
Nike
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Which computer company launched a Patent Tracker in 2013?
Microsoft
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What car company advertised "Drivers wanted"?
Volkswagen
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Business Trivia

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