How Well Do You Know Panasonic?

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How Well Do You Know Panasonic? - Quiz

Panasonic is a Japanese corporation which is headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan. Founded in 1918 it is known today as one of the largest Japanese electronics producer in the world. We've all had at least one of their gadgets in our homes, but what do you think you truly know about this brand? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's the company's former name?

    • A.

      Matsushita Electric Industrial co. LTD

    • B.

      Osaka Electric company

    • C.

      Kadoma Electrics

    • D.

      Mata Electric Industrial

    Correct Answer
    A. Matsushita Electric Industrial co. LTD
    Explanation
    The company's former name is Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. LTD.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the founder of Panasonic?

    • A.

      Sasuke Watanabe

    • B.

      Goemon Matsushita

    • C.

      Konosuke Matsushita

    • D.

      Genuske Matsashita

    Correct Answer
    C. Konosuke Matsushita
    Explanation
    Konosuke Matsushita is the founder of Panasonic. He established the company in 1918 as a small electrical parts manufacturing company. Matsushita's vision and leadership helped Panasonic grow into one of the largest electronics companies globally. Under his guidance, Panasonic expanded its product range and became known for its innovative and high-quality consumer electronics. Matsushita's entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to customer satisfaction played a crucial role in the success of Panasonic.

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  • 3. 

    In what type of industry is Panasonic operating?

    • A.

      Electronics + semiconductors + home appliances

    • B.

      Only Electronics

    • C.

      Only home appliances

    • D.

      Cars

    Correct Answer
    A. Electronics + semiconductors + home appliances
    Explanation
    Panasonic is operating in the electronics industry, which includes the production and distribution of electronic devices, semiconductors, and home appliances. This industry involves manufacturing and selling products such as televisions, smartphones, refrigerators, washing machines, and other electronic equipment. Panasonic's operations encompass all three sectors mentioned, making it a prominent player in the electronics industry.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the actual chairman of the company?

    • A.

      Genuske Sama

    • B.

      Tomi Wu

    • C.

      Shusaka Nagae

    • D.

      Naruto Nagae

    Correct Answer
    C. Shusaka Nagae
    Explanation
    Shusaka Nagae is the actual chairman of the company because he is the only name listed among the options provided. The other names, Genuske Sama, Tomi Wu, and Naruto Nagae, are not mentioned as potential chairmen. Therefore, based on the given options, Shusaka Nagae is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What was its revenue for 2019?

    • A.

      5 trillion yens

    • B.

      7 trillion yens

    • C.

      8.002 trillion yens

    • D.

      4.002 trillion yens

    Correct Answer
    C. 8.002 trillion yens
    Explanation
    The revenue for 2019 was 8.002 trillion yens.

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  • 6. 

    What's its operating income for 2019?

    • A.

      300 billion yens

    • B.

      100 billion yens

    • C.

      411.5 billion yens

    • D.

      200 billion yens

    Correct Answer
    C. 411.5 billion yens
    Explanation
    The operating income for 2019 is 411.5 billion yens.

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  • 7. 

    What are some of its well-known subsidiaries?

    • A.

      Anchor electronics + Sony electric

    • B.

      Toshiba and Mutsubishi

    • C.

      Yaundai and Sony

    • D.

      Motorolla and Sony

    Correct Answer
    A. Anchor electronics + Sony electric
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Anchor electronics + Sony electric. These are well-known subsidiaries of a company that is not mentioned in the question.

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  • 8. 

    What was Supersonic selling in 1918?

    • A.

      Toilet seats

    • B.

      Water board

    • C.

      Duplex lamp sockets

    • D.

      Cars

    Correct Answer
    C. Duplex lamp sockets
    Explanation
    In 1918, Supersonic was selling duplex lamp sockets. This means that they were offering electrical sockets that were designed to accommodate two light bulbs. These sockets allowed users to easily connect and power multiple lamps or light fixtures simultaneously.

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  • 9. 

    When did the company change its name to Panasonic Corporation?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    D. 2008
    Explanation
    In 2008, the company changed its name to Panasonic Corporation.

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  • 10. 

    How many people did Panansonicemploy in 2012?

    • A.

      330,000

    • B.

      220,000

    • C.

      400,000

    • D.

      450,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 330,000
    Explanation
    In 2012, Panasonic employed 330,000 people. This indicates the number of individuals who were working for the company during that specific year.

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