10 most difficult companies riddles A list of companies related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Brands quiz Where does the Bridgestone Corporation, maker of the Bridgestone tires, come from?Japan. The company was founded in 1931 in Kurume, Japan. The name is derived from founder Shojiro Ishibashi's last name, which translates literally to "stone bridge." In 1988, Bridgestone purchased American Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.very hard 29% the United Statesthe United States20%the United Kingdomthe United Kingdom40%GermanyGermany10%JapanJapan29%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8889 answers in 2 languages »tires riddles » Which airline is the world’s oldest one to still be using its original name?KLM was founded in 1919. Operations stopped during World War II apart from the operations in the Dutch Antilles. The airline is the "Oldest operating airline", but with the 2004 merge with Air France some dispute whether KLM should still hold the crown. QANTAS, founded in 1920, is dubbed "Oldest continuously operating airline".very hard 35% British AirwaysBritish Airways38%Air FranceAir France15%KLMKLM35%SwissairSwissair10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8666 answers in 2 languages »Netherlands riddles » This is well known Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco. But what is Transamerica?Insurance company. Although the tower no longer serves as the Transamerica Corporation headquarters, it is still strongly associated with the company and is depicted in the company's logo. In 1999, Transamerica was acquired by Dutch insurance company Aegon. When the non-insurance operations of Transamerica were later sold to GE Capital, Aegon retained the building as an investmentvery hard 36% airlinesairlines25%insurance companyinsurance company36%container ship operatorcontainer ship operator20%electric utility companyelectric utility company16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4550 answers in 2 languages »skyscrapers riddles » Which company built Burj Khalifa in Dubai?Samsung (Korea). Samsung C&T Corporation (Construction and Trade), established in 1938, is the origin of Samsung Group. Samsung C&T was the primary contractor of 3 worlds tallest skyscrapers: Burj Khalifa, Petronas Twin Towers and Taipei 101.hard 40% Hochtief (Germany)Hochtief (Germany)18%Vinci (France)Vinci (France)9%CCCC (China)CCCC (China)32%Samsung (Korea)Samsung (Korea)40%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11576 answers in 2 languages »Middle East riddles » Kodak, Fujifilm and Agfa used to be top producers of photographic films and equipment. Which of these companies best survived the advent of digital photography?Fujifilm. Only Fujifilm has survived the digital revolution. AgfaPhoto GmbH, separated from Agfa holding in 2004, filed for bankruptcy after just one year. The Agfa photographic brands are now licensed to other companies. Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy in January 2012.hard 42% KodakKodak39%AgfaAgfa6%FujifilmFujifilm42%all of themall of them11%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 13135 answers in 2 languages »photography riddles » Who owns the Lamborghini company?Volkswagen Group. Automobili Lamborghini was owned by Feruccio Lamborghini only for nine years (1963–1972). After going through bankruptcy and several changes in ownership, Lamborghini was sold to Audi AG in 1998.hard 46% it is owned by Italian governmentit is owned by Italian government11%Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini25%Volkswagen GroupVolkswagen Group46%FiatFiat16%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14284 answers in 2 languages »car brands riddles » Which consumer electronics manufacturer also produced tires?Nokian Tyres was split from the Nokia Corporation in 1988. Nokia, which became the largest mobile telephone manufacturer in 1998, ended its ownership interest in Nokian Tyres in 2003.hard 47% NokiaNokia47%SharpSharp16%PhillipsPhillips12%GrundigGrundig23%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 18473 answers in 2 languages »Finland riddles » Which major German company was founded by the Nazis?Volkswagen was founded on 28 May 1937 as the "Society for the preparation of the German People's Car", by the Nazi German Labor Front. The purpose of the company was to manufacture "people's car" Volkswagen Beetle.hard 51% BayerBayer13%VolkswagenVolkswagen51%SiemensSiemens6%All of themAll of them28%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 23113 answers in 2 languages »Nazi riddles » Rockefeller's Standard Oil used to be the most profitable company in the world. What happened to it?It was forcily split to several independent companies. In 1911, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that Standard Oil must be dissolved under the Sherman Antitrust Act and split into 34 companies. Four of these companies were "Jersey Standard", which became Exxon, "Standard Oil of New York" which became Mobil, "Standard Oil of Ohio" which became SOHIO, "Standard Oil of Indiana" which became Amoco and "Standard Oil of California" which became the Chevron Corp.hard 55% it went bankruptit went bankrupt12%it was renamed Texacoit was renamed Texaco22%it was renamed Chevronit was renamed Chevron10%it was forcily split to several independent companiesit was forcily split to several independent companies55%Created by: Masahiro Yako. Statistics based on 10157 answers in 2 languages »history of the United States riddles » What two technology companies did Steve Jobs found or co found?Next and Apple . Next was founded in 1985 by Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs, after he was forced out of Apple, along with a few of his co-workers. Next introduced the first Next Computer in 1988, and the smaller Nextstation in 1990. Apple purchased Next on December 20, 1996. As part of the agreement, Steve Jobs, Chairman and CEO of Next Software, returned to Apple, the company he co-founded in 1976.hard 59% Next and DellNext and Dell2%Dell and MicrosoftDell and Microsoft6%Next and Apple Next and Apple 59%Apple and MicrosoftApple and Microsoft31%Created by: Username. Statistics based on 15547 answers in 2 languages »20th century riddles » Play brands quiz and see all the questions.