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The Biz Quiz

written by: bobby
They are all famous for their achievements in the Business World - some billionaires, other scholars.

Question 1:

He was born in Canada and was a business tycoon as well as a politician. He bought and later sold control of the Rolls-Royce automobile company and built a London newspaper empire. Who is he?
John Jacob Astor
Arthur Andersen
Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
Matthew Boulton

Question 2:

He was a business tycoon who made a fortune by selling Coca-Cola. He bought the formula of Coca-Cola from its inventor John Pemberton for $2,300.
Asa Griggs Candler
Richard Branson
Samuel Bronfman
Bernard Baruch

Question 3:

He is an American businessman, who studied at the University of Texas at Austin with the intention to become a physicist. It was then, that he got interested in computers and even started a computer company called "PC's Limited" in his dorm room. The company soon became very prosperous.
Larry Ellison
Michael Dell
William Gates
Friedrich Engels

Question 4:

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He majored in psychology and economics before going to Harvard Business School. In March 2000 he became CEO of Bank One, then USA's fifth largest bank.
Andy Grove
Takafumi Horie
Pablo Escobar
Jamie Dimon

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Question 5:

He founded one of the largest fast food companies. Having amassed a $500 million fortune during his lifetime, he was included in the TIME 100 list of the world's most influential builders and titans of industry.
Scott McNealy
Henry Kravis
Michael Milken
Ray Kroc

Question 6:

James G. March has served on the faculties of the Carnegie Institute of Technology, the University of California and Stanford University. He is a business theorists and his studies are directed towards this.
Advertising and Marketing
The psychology of work
Understanding risk-taking and decision-making
Abuse at the workplace

Question 7:

He is from a prominent 400-year old German family, famous for their steel production and manufacture of ammunition and armaments. He launched the family business.
Friedrich Krupp
Alfred Krupp
Henry Kravis
Alfred Sloan

Question 8:

This Australian-born tycoon is regarded as one of the most politically influential media proprietors in the world. He started his business in Australia and exported it to Britain and the USA.
Sanjay Kumar
Pierre Omidyar
Andrew Mellon
Rupert Murdoch

Question 9:

He was the most famous Greek shipping magnate of the 20th century.
Sanjay Kumar
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Ross Perot
Aristotle Onassis

Question 10:

Much of his fortune and rise to splendour was due to deals with William IX, who had had inherited what was purported to be among the largest fortunes in Europe. That fortune eventually went under his control. This was the start of one of the most successful German business families in the world.
Paul Julius Baron von Reuter
Cecil Rhodes
Mayer Amschel Rothschild
Andrew Mellon


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