Do You Know About History Of Yahoo Company? Trivia Quiz

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Yahoo!, which includes features such as a search engine, an e-mail service, a directory, and a news branch, began as a simple collection of Yang and Filo’s favorite Web sites. It was initially called “Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web,” but, as the site grew in popularity, it was renamed Yahoo! Let's go ahead with this quiz and see if you know the history of Yahoo Inc.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Yahoo which was formerly known as Jerry's guide to the World Wide Web was founded in
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1994

  • 2. 
    Yahoo was started at
    • A. 

      Stanford University

    • B. 

      Harvard Campus

    • C. 

      California University

    • D. 

      Redmond

  • 3. 
    When was the yahoo.com domain created?
    • A. 

      June 12, 1995

    • B. 

      September 3, 1994

    • C. 

      January 18, 1995

    • D. 

      January 18, 1994

  • 4. 
    Yahoo! Inc. made its first public appearance in
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1996

  • 5. 
    What was the company's first URL?
    • A. 

      Yahoo.com

    • B. 

      Akebono.stanford.edu/yahoo.

    • C. 

      Yahoo!.com

    • D. 

      Yahoo.edu.com

  • 6. 
    Who among the following is a founder of Yahoo Inc.?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Jeff Bezos

    • C. 

      Jerry Yang

    • D. 

      Keith Filo

  • 7. 
    When did the company establish Internet guides in Chinese and Spanish and teams with AT&T's WorldNet Service to provide Internet access?
    • A. 

      2003

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1998

  • 8. 
    In what year did Yahoo! and Google sign an agreement which would tap the Google engine to power searches made on yahoo.com?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      2012

  • 9. 
    How many shares did Yahoo! sell in its First Public Offering, which generated $33.8 million in 1996?
    • A. 

      2.6 million shares

    • B. 

      1 million shares

    • C. 

      2.5 million shares

    • D. 

       5 million shares

  • 10. 
    How much did Yahoo! turn down in the acquisition deal from Microsoft aimed at building a competitor to Google?
    • A. 

      $3.8 billion

    • B. 

      $4.8 billion

    • C. 

      $44.6 billion

    • D. 

      $950 million

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