63+ Business Trivia Questions

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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 is a decrease in the total number of shares in a company called?
Reverse Split
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Who was the founder of the Wendy's restaurant chain?
Dave Thomas
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Name the CEO of Enron who took the company to financial disaster?
Kenneth Lay
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In what industry did the DuPont family originally make its fortune?
Explosives
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Which computer company launched a Patent Tracker in 2013?
Microsoft
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The main Australian Stock Exchange is located in which city?
Sydney
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The consolidated trial of which oil company began in February of 2013?
BP
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What company's stock ticker is BID?
Sotheby's
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How often is "Wired" magazine published?
Monthly
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Who did Steven Wozniak help give birth to Apple Computers?
Steve Jobs
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Which company raised $671 million with its IPO in 2012?
Carlyle Group
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In the early 1950's, what did Sears market under the brand name "Allstates"?
Automobiles
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The "zloty" is the official currency of which country?
Poland
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What was the first automobile company to celebrate 100 years of business?
Oldsmobile
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Most people have played a Sega game, but what is Sega short for?
Service Games
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In 1928, the number of stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average was increased to what number?
Thirty
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Which company was #1 in the world in market capitalization for all of 2012?
Apple
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Which major department store chain filed for bankruptcy in 1992?
Macy's
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In 1996, Nintendo celebrated a milestone in the number of game cartridges sold with how many?
One Billion
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Microsoft invested $300 million dollars in which company's Nook in 2012?
Barnes & Noble
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Which company recalled 130,000 cases of Velveeta Shells & Cheese in 2011?
Kraft
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What company was originally named Blue Ribbon Sports?
Nike
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What is a strategic move by a takeover target to make its stock less attractive called?
Poison Pill
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Business Trivia

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