Latest Trivia Quiz on Technology and World's Top Companies 2020

Editorial Intern, TRANSFIN.
Sep 23, 2020 10:44 AM 5 min play

The world of business and finance is rich and supremely informative. New deals, acquisitions and developments occur every day and one needs to keep abreast with them.

With that in mind, we bring to you the Business Trivia Quiz Knock #5!

This week, we focus on the important milestones and achievements attained by some of the top companies in the world - whether it’s their contribution during the World Wars, sponsorship of major sports events or domination over the market. So, let’s jump right in!

And before that, here's a sneak peek into what awaits you this week:


1) Which company was started as an electronic catalogue of products called “Tote” by its founders? 

2) Which of the following stock exchanges does not have a physical trading floor?

a) NASDAQ Exchange

b) Shanghai Stock Exchange

c) Euronext Stock Exchange

d) Hong Kong Stock Exchange

3) The world-famous Rayban Aviators were made by Bausch & Lomb in 1936. The tinted lenses were made to protect the eyes of those who wear them. For which group of civilians were these sunglasses initially made? 

4) This European automobile maker was started after World War II to manufacture farming tractors out of surplus military machinery. They ventured into various other businesses such as manufacturing heating systems before creating their signature cars. Today, it is one of the big leagues in luxury sports cars. Which brand is it?

5) We hold incessant debates about monopolies and companies which are too big to fail. But this is not a new phenomenon...

This 19th-century brand became famous after its founder vehemently battled a monopoly of distributors who prevented his product from being sold fairly in the capital city. Name the brand and its country of origin.

6) Which of the following products were NOT produced specifically to help with the World Wars?

a) Alarm Clock

b) Tabasco hot sauce

c) Microwave

d) Zippers

e) Band-Aid

f) Duct Tape

7) This brand was started together by a university coach and his student, whom he frequently tried his prototypes on. It initially went by the name “Blue Ribbon Sports”. Guess the brand. 

8) Which e-commerce giant made its entry in UAE in 2017 by acquiring Middle Eastern e-commerce firm Souq?

9) Which company is now the official sponsor of the Indian team for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics?

10) Which company developed an AR-based 'Know & Go' mobile app to help customers understand vehicle features, a venture that went from idea to market-ready in less than three months?

FYI: This is the fifth of our Business Trivia Quizzes. Click to have a crack at Business Trivia Quiz #1Business Trivia Quiz #2Business Trivia Quiz #3 and Business Trivia Quiz #4


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