How Well Do You Know Breitling?

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How Well Do You Know Breitling? - Quiz

Breitling SA, a Swiss watchmaker based in Grenchen, Switzerland. Founded in 1884 by Leon Breitling in Saint-Imier. This product is known for precision-made chronometers useful to aviators. Take a quiz and learn more about this product


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who founded the specially made aviator’s watch?  

    • A.

      Leon Balogun

    • B.

      Leon Valerie

    • C.

      Leon Breits

    • D.

      Leon Breitling

    Correct Answer
    D. Leon Breitling
    Explanation
    Leon Breitling is the correct answer because he founded the specially made aviator's watch.

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  • 2. 

    Where was the company founded?  

    • A.

      Saint-Imier, Switzerland

    • B.

      Geneva, Switzerland

    • C.

      Omega, Switzerland

    • D.

      Omaha, Switzerland

    Correct Answer
    A. Saint-Imier, Switzerland
    Explanation
    The company was founded in Saint-Imier, Switzerland.

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  • 3. 

    Since its inception in the 80s, the company operated till date as?

    • A.

      Private

    • B.

      Subsidiary

    • C.

      Conglomerate

    • D.

      Limited Liability

    Correct Answer
    A. Private
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Private. This means that since its establishment in the 80s, the company has been operating as a privately owned entity. It is not publicly traded on the stock market and is not required to disclose its financial information to the public. The ownership of the company is limited to a small group of individuals or a single entity, allowing for more control and decision-making power within the organization.

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  • 4. 

    It was founded in Switzerland, the brand name owner is?

    • A.

      Omega

    • B.

      UHublot

    • C.

      Cartier

    • D.

      CVC Capital Partners

    Correct Answer
    D. CVC Capital Partners
    Explanation
    The question asks about the brand name owner of a company that was founded in Switzerland. The options provided are Omega, Hublot, Cartier, and CVC Capital Partners. Among these options, CVC Capital Partners is not a brand name owner but a private equity firm. Therefore, the correct answer is CVC Capital Partners.

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  • 5. 

    Who bought out the company from the founding family?  

    • A.

      Aaron Coln

    • B.

      Arnoold Schweitzer

    • C.

      Charles Piaget

    • D.

      Ernst Schneider

    Correct Answer
    D. Ernst Schneider
    Explanation
    Ernst Schneider bought out the company from the founding family.

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  • 6. 

    The Schneider family maintained ownership until the year

    • A.

      2011

    • B.

      2017

    • C.

      2016

    • D.

      2018

    Correct Answer
    B. 2017
    Explanation
    The Schneider family maintained ownership until the year 2017.

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  • 7. 

    Who sold the majority of Ernst shares in the company?  

    • A.

      Anna Schneider

    • B.

      Micca Paul

    • C.

      Paul Schneider

    • D.

      Theodore Schneider

    Correct Answer
    D. Theodore Schneider
    Explanation
    Theodore Schneider sold the majority of Ernst shares in the company.

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  • 8. 

    How much did Ernst’s son sell the company majority share for?  

    • A.

      $234

    • B.

      $800

    • C.

      $750

    • D.

      $870m

    Correct Answer
    D. $870m
    Explanation
    Ernst's son sold the majority share of the company for $870m.

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  • 9. 

    Breitling developed the B01, an in-house self-winding in which year?  

    • A.

      2010

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      2011

    Correct Answer
    C. 2009
    Explanation
    Breitling developed the B01, an in-house self-winding movement, in the year 2009.

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  • 10. 

    In the James Bond movie Thunderball, he was given a Breitling top time by?  

    • A.

      Pierce Brosnan

    • B.

      Agent M

    • C.

      Sass

    • D.

      Q

    Correct Answer
    D. Q
    Explanation
    In the James Bond movie Thunderball, Q gave James Bond a Breitling top time. Q is the character in the movie who is responsible for providing Bond with his gadgets and equipment. Therefore, Q is the correct answer in this case.

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