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Business and Corporate Finance Quiz 2020 on the World's Largest Companies

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Editor, TRANSFIN.
Sep 16, 2020 11:13 AM 5 min play


The thing about Business and Finance trivia is that there's never really enough of it!

We've already done not one, not two, but three Business Trivia Quiz Knocks, but there's still so many fun facts and trivia questions to ask that we just had to do a Business Trivia Quiz #4!

This week, our Quiz journey takes us from Apple's historically high valuation and the corporation that controls many of the world's major fast food chains to the motor car that was once the the "Best" in the world and the South Korean company caught between the ongoing India-China tensions.

Without much further adieu, here's what awaits you!

  1. Let's start with something current. Apple's stock has surged energetically over recent months, helping it cross $2trn in value to become the world's most valuable company. Which of these things are MORE valuable than Apple today?
  2. The founder of which of the following companies began his journey by selling fried food to pilgrims over weekends and being a petrol attendant?
  3. Which Indian FMCG company ventured into apparel manufacturing last year?
  4. At $29.4bn, this company's IPO was the largest ever, internationally. Which company are we talking about?
  5. Speaking of IPOs...which was the largest market debut of an Indian company (this one had an issue size of ₹15,200cr ($2bn))?
  6. Which of the following companies' founders reportedly had a "slave" to credit for their secret recipe/product, which is famous throughout the world today?
  7. Fill in the blank. In 1907, the Silver Ghost was declared "The Best Car in the World". The iconic motor car broke the world record for a non-stop motor run. Even after 7,000 miles (11,000 km), the cost to service the car was a negligible, thus establishing the reputation of its manufacturer, _______.
  8. The founder of this company worked most of his life in odd jobs such as steam engine stoker, insurance salesman and filling station operator. It was only in his 60s that he found roaring success through his now-iconic company, which is...
  9. X is an American fast food corporation that operates many popular brands like KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, The Habit Burger Grill and WingStreet worldwide. Identify X.
  10. Finally: X is an affiliate of South Korean company Bluehole Studio. X was recently banned in India, due to its ties with China. What is X?

FYI: This is the fourth of our Business Trivia Quizzes. Click to have a crack at Business Trivia Quiz #1Business Trivia Quiz #2 and Business Trivia Quiz #3.

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