History Of Yahoo! Expansion! Trivia Facts Quiz

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The term Yahoo has been previously trademark for barbecue sauce, knives owned by an EBSCO Industries. The founder thought about adding the exclamation mark after Yahoo so as to gain control of the trademark. President Marissa Mayer took over as president in July 2012; This short quiz will test your knowledge on the history of Yahoo expansion.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Yahoo was created by?
    • A. 

      Jerry Yang and Larry Page

    • B. 

      Jerry Yang and David Filo

    • C. 

      Larry Page and Boston William

    • D. 

      Shawn Cater and Diddy Combs

  • 2. 
    When was Yahoo! created?
    • A. 

      January 1994

    • B. 

      February 1993

    • C. 

      March 1995

    • D. 

      December 1990

  • 3. 
    When was Yahoo! incorporated?
    • A. 

      March 2, 1995

    • B. 

      March 13, 1990

    • C. 

      March 15, 1990

    • D. 

      March 3, 1995

  • 4. 
    In 1995, who offered to buy the Yahoo for $2million?
    • A. 

      America online 

    • B. 

      Amazon

    • C. 

      Microsoft

    • D. 

      Google

  • 5. 
    When did Yahoo decide to go public with its shares?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      2002

  • 6. 
    What are the Acronyms of YAHOO?
    • A. 

      Yet Another Homely Officious Oracle

    • B. 

      Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle

    • C. 

      Yet Another Hyper Officious Oracle

    • D. 

      Yet Another Hysterical Official Office

  • 7. 
    When Yahoo was starting out, 25% of its shares were sold to?
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      Amazon

    • C. 

      America Online

    • D. 

      Sequoia capital 

  • 8. 
    Who was the first Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo?
    • A. 

      Tim Koogle

    • B. 

      Larry Washington

    • C. 

      Barrack James

    • D. 

      Sean Connery

  • 9. 
    Jeff Mallett became the company's first?
    • A. 

      Operating Officer

    • B. 

      Managing Director

    • C. 

      Accountant

    • D. 

      Board Member 

  • 10. 
    The creator of Yahoo were students of?
    • A. 

      Microbiology

    • B. 

      Computer Science

    • C. 

      Civil Engineering

    • D. 

      Electrical Engineering

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