A History Quiz On Acer Company!

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Acer is a very big company and has headquarters in the US not only that but they have also made very nice history. Some of the history is commonly known whilst others are not. Take this quiz and find out the history you knew about them and those that you did not know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Acer America headquaters is in?

    • A. 

      San Jose

    • B. 

      Austin

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      New York

    Correct Answer
    A. San Jose
    Explanation
    Acer America's headquarters is located in San Jose.

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  • 2. 

    In 1993, Acer acquired the PC division of?

    • A. 

      Altos

    • B. 

      Counterpoint

    • C. 

      Commodore

    • D. 

      Olidata

    Correct Answer
    C. Commodore
    Explanation
    In 1993, Acer acquired the PC division of Commodore. This means that Acer took over the personal computer division of Commodore, which was a company known for its popular home computers during the 1980s. This acquisition allowed Acer to expand its presence in the PC market and gain access to Commodore's technology and customer base.

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  • 3. 

    In September 2015, Acer acquired GPS cycling computer brand.................?

    • A. 

      Xplovia

    • B. 

      Altos

    • C. 

      E-TEN

    • D. 

      Olidata

    Correct Answer
    A. Xplovia
    Explanation
    Acer acquired the GPS cycling computer brand Xplovia in September 2015. This suggests that Xplovia was a company specializing in GPS cycling computers and Acer saw value in acquiring this brand, likely to expand their product offerings or enter the cycling market. Unfortunately, without further information, it is not possible to provide a more detailed explanation.

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  • 4. 

    Acer's EMEA headquarters are located in ..............................?

    • A. 

      Lugano

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      California

    Correct Answer
    A. Lugano
    Explanation
    Acer's EMEA headquarters are located in Lugano.

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  • 5. 

     Acer published its first environmental report, for which the company used the GRI guidelines. Which year was this?

    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      2008

    Correct Answer
    A. 2005
    Explanation
    Acer published its first environmental report in 2005, using the GRI guidelines.

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  • 6. 

    Acer sponsored the BAR-Honda Formula One racing team in the year ................?

    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      2002

    Correct Answer
    B. 2000
    Explanation
    In the year 2000, Acer sponsored the BAR-Honda Formula One racing team.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these Acer brands is defunct?

    • A. 

      Xplovia

    • B. 

      Pawbo

    • C. 

      Packard Bell

    • D. 

      Gateway

    Correct Answer
    D. Gateway
    Explanation
    Gateway is the defunct Acer brand. Gateway was a popular computer brand in the 1990s and early 2000s, known for its desktop and laptop computers. However, Acer acquired Gateway in 2007 and gradually phased out the brand. Today, Gateway is no longer an active brand in the market, making it the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a product of Acer?

    • A. 

      Iconia

    • B. 

      Aspire

    • C. 

      Predator

    • D. 

      Nintro

    Correct Answer
    D. Nintro
    Explanation
    The options Iconia, Aspire, and Predator are all product lines of Acer. However, Nintro is not a known product of Acer.

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  • 9. 

    In 2017, Acer became largest corporate shareholder of?

    • A. 

      AOPEN Inc

    • B. 

      Jibo

    • C. 

      Olidata

    • D. 

      E-TEN

    Correct Answer
    A. AOPEN Inc
    Explanation
    In 2017, Acer became the largest corporate shareholder of AOPEN Inc. This means that Acer acquired a significant stake in AOPEN Inc, making it the largest shareholder among all the corporate entities. This acquisition could have been a strategic move by Acer to strengthen its position in the market or to expand its business operations. By becoming the largest shareholder, Acer would have gained influence and control over the decision-making processes and direction of AOPEN Inc.

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  • 10. 

    In September 2015, Acer invested in robotics start-up company?

    • A. 

      Jibo

    • B. 

      AOPEN

    • C. 

      Olidata

    • D. 

      Xplova

    Correct Answer
    A. Jibo
    Explanation
    Acer's investment in Jibo, a robotics start-up company, took place in September 2015. Jibo is known for developing social robots that can interact with humans and provide assistance in various tasks. This investment by Acer indicates their interest in the emerging field of robotics and their belief in the potential of Jibo's technology.

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