Trivia Quizz: How Well Do You Know Startup History?

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Startup History Trivia
Startup History Trivia

This trivia quiz is created to not only test your skills but to also teach you something new. All companies were once just an idea without knowing what the future holds. It is great to look at the companies founded before most of us were born. (some companies)

  1. 1 Who Founded NeXT Computer, Inc.?

    Startup History Trivia NeXT

    Fun fact: Paul Rand was paid $100,000 to create this logo for the company.

    1. Richard Branson Trivia
      Richard Branson
    2. Larry Ellison Trivia
      Larry Ellison
    3. Steve Jobs Trivia
      Steve Jobs
    Steve Jobs NeXT

    Correct answer: Steve Jobs

    Following his resignation from Apple in 1985, Jobs founded NeXT Inc.[112] with $7 million. 

  2. 2 The Dutch East India Co. Was The First Public Company. In which century was it founded in?

    The Duch East India Company Trivia

    Fun fact: Dutch government granted it a 21-year monopoly on the Dutch spice trade. It is believed to be the largest company to ever have existed in recorded history. It was a trading company that helped merchants to buy and sell goods to people.

    1. 15th Century
    2. 16th Century
    3. 17th Century
    Johan van Oldenbarnevelt Trivia

    Correct: 17th Century

    The company was founded in 1602 by Johan van Oldenbarnevelt and the States-General of the Netherlands.

  3. 3 Which Company Has This Logo?

    Cuyamel Fruit Company
    1. Cuyamel Fruit Company
    2. Vaccaro Bros. and Co.
    3. Besshi Mine
    Bananas Trivia Answer

    Correct: Cuyamel Fruit Company

    Cuyamel Fruit Company was the first company to sell bananas to consumers.

  4. 4 What Was Richard Bransons' First Business?

    Young Richard BRanson Trivia
    1. Selling Used Bicycles
    2. Selling School Newspaper
    3. Music Record Company
    4. Selling Christmas Trees and Parrots
    Parrot In Christmas Tree Quiz

    Correct: Selling Christmas Trees and Parrots

    Before launching a magazine called Student, Richard tried to sell Christmas Trees and Parrots. 

  5. 5 How Old Was Henry Ford When He Started His Car Company?

    Ford Mosaic Trivia
    1. 27 Years Old
    2. 30 Years Old
    3. 35 Years Old
    4. 40 Years Old
    Young Henry Ford

    Correct: 30 Years Old

    Ford Motor Company was founded and incorporated on June 16, 1903.

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