Shoeless Trivia: Business

I’ve done business questions here and there before, but never a whole category. Let’s see how it goes.

  1. The images below reference several aspects of the (ongoing) life and career of an actor featured in a series of commercials for what telecommunications company?business1
  2. Chux, introduced by Johnson & Johnson in 1948, is generally considered to be one of the first mass-market examples of what disposable product?
  3. What large and profitable conglomerate’s subsidiaries include GEICO and Dairy Queen? Originally formed from the merger of two textile companies, the company shut down its last mill in 1985.
  4. A chemical analysis performed in the 1800s determined that this product contained (among other things) 0.11% uncombined alkali, 0.28% carbonates, and 0.17% mineral matter. What is it?
  5. When alphabetized by stock symbol, what component company of the Dow Jones Industrial Average is last?
Answers

  1. AT&T (Milana Vayntrub)
  2. diapers
  3. Berkshire Hathaway
  4. Ivory soap
  5. ExxonMobil (XOM)

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