Merck & Co Test

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Merck & Company is a very large American pharmaceutical. It was formally established in the United States as a subsidiary of the German company. The headquarter of Merck is located in New Jersey, USA. These facts give you hints about the company, prove your level of grasp by researching answers to the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Merck & Co founded as a subsidiary of Merck?
    • A. 

      1891

    • B. 

      1877

    • C. 

      1871

    • D. 

      1879

  • 2. 
    When was it established as an independent company?
    • A. 

      1902

    • B. 

      1912

    • C. 

      1917

    • D. 

      1971

  • 3. 
    Who is the founder of Merck & Co?
    • A. 

      Henry Merck

    • B. 

      George Merck

    • C. 

      John Merck

    • D. 

      Kenneth Merck

  • 4. 
    When was the Merck Index acquired by Royal Society of Chemistry?
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2012

    • C. 

      2013

    • D. 

      2009

  • 5. 
    When did the founder purchase it back?
    • A. 

      1917

    • B. 

      1925

    • C. 

      1919

    • D. 

      1921

  • 6. 
    When was he company merged with Sharp & Dohme Inc?
    • A. 

      1951

    • B. 

      1953

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1967

  • 7. 
    Which of these companies did Merke & Co acquire in 1965?
    • A. 

      Charles E. Frosst Ltd

    • B. 

      Gabriel Watkins Ltd

    • C. 

      Edward F Johnson Ltd

    • D. 

      Jason Jakes Ltd

  • 8. 
    How many workers are in the company as at December 2013?
    • A. 

      78, 000 workers

    • B. 

      67, 000 workers

    • C. 

      75, 000 workers

    • D. 

      76, 000 workers

  • 9. 
    How much did Merck and Co acquired Indenix Pharmaceuticals?
    • A. 

      $23 billion

    • B. 

      $7.8 billion

    • C. 

      $3.85 billion

    • D. 

      $4.89 billion

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is false about the company?
    • A. 

      H. K. Mulford Company merged with Sharp and Dohme, Inc. in 1929

    • B. 

      Merck Frosst Canada, Inc was renamed Merck Canada in 2011

    • C. 

      It was incorporated in New Jersey in 1973

    • D. 

      It purchased Medco Containment Services Inc at $6 billion

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