The Ultimate Economics Trivia

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Economics Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What company produces A1 Steak Sauce?
    • A. 

      Kraft

    • B. 

      Nestle

    • C. 

      Hershey

    • D. 

      RJR Nabisco

  • 2. 
    S&H Green stamps were originally founded for which company?
    • A. 

      Sears & Roebuck

    • B. 

      Macy's

    • C. 

      Merchants Supply Co.

    • D. 

      Currier & Ives

  • 3. 
    If someone wanted a nice fragrance, which Unilever PLC (UL) product would he likely buy?
    • A. 

      Calvin Klein's Obsession

    • B. 

      Aqua Velva

    • C. 

      Aqua Di Gio

    • D. 

      Chanel No 5

  • 4. 
    What company was formed by the merger of the Dutch company Margarine Unie with Lever Brothers?
    • A. 

      Unilever

    • B. 

      Royal Dutch/Shell Group

    • C. 

      Oracle Corp

    • D. 

      Colgate-Palmolive

  • 5. 
    CEO Lindsay Owen-Jones' company purchased Maybelline in 1996, what company is Lindsay CEO of?
    • A. 

      Shiseido Co

    • B. 

      Johnson And Johnson

    • C. 

      Avon

    • D. 

      L'Oreal

  • 6. 
    For what company did a researcher synthesize acetylsalicylic acid in 1897, which led to the world's favorite pain killer?
    • A. 

      Bayer Ag

    • B. 

      Johnson And Johnson

    • C. 

      Barr Laboratories

    • D. 

      Eli Lilly & Co.

  • 7. 
    Who said of NAFTA "you're going to hear a giant sucking sound of jobs being pulled out of this country"?
    • A. 

      Al Gore

    • B. 

      Robert Rubin

    • C. 

      Ross Perot

    • D. 

      Alan Greenspan

  • 8. 
    Coca-Cola's annual revenue in 1997 was $18.8 billion. What was it in 2001?
    • A. 

      $12 Billion

    • B. 

      $28.8 Billion

    • C. 

      $20 Billion

    • D. 

      $18.8 Billion

  • 9. 
    Who did Electronic Data Systems (EDS) get 14% of its business from in 2001?
    • A. 

      U.S. Government

    • B. 

      BP

    • C. 

      Sears

    • D. 

      General Motors

  • 10. 
    What was one way Paul Julius Reuter sent stock quotes between Aachen and Brussels in the 1800's?
    • A. 

      Carrier Pigeons

    • B. 

      Horseback

    • C. 

      Bicycle

    • D. 

      Runners

  • 11. 
    Who publishes Barron's magazine?
    • A. 

      Hearst Publishing

    • B. 

      London Times

    • C. 

      Dow Jones

    • D. 

      New York Times

  • 12. 
    What year did the North America Free Trade Agreement take effect?
    • A. 

      1989

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1994

  • 13. 
    By the end of 2001, what company spent the most money on advertising?
    • A. 

      Pepsico

    • B. 

      Coca Cola

    • C. 

      General Motors

    • D. 

      Time Warner

  • 14. 
    In what city is Citigroup headquartered?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      Boston

  • 15. 
    Who was the U.S. President when the GATT was formally signed?
    • A. 

      George Bush Sr.

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      George W Bush

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