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Parent company of NBC

General Electric

2

Founder of Kodak

George Eastman

3

Top soy sauce maker

Kikoman

4

Headquarters of Federal Express

Memphis TN

5

Headquarters of General Electric

Schenectady NY

6

Owner of Jeopardy! And Columbia-Tri Star

Sony

7

Headquarters of Land-O-Lakes

Minneapolis MN

8

Parent company of CBS

Westinghouse

9

Pancake brand started in 1893

Aunt Jemima

10

Top US shipping company

Federal Express

11

Headquarters of Heinz

Pittsburgh PA

12

Headquarters of Rubbermaid

Worster OH

13

Headquarters of Anheuser-Busch

St. Louis MO

14

Steve Jobs' original partner

Steve Wozniak

15

Top-selling US motor oil company

Pennzoil

16

State that incorporates half of the Fortune 500 companies

Deleware

17

Headquarters of Kellogg

Battle Creek MI

18

Ford CEO

Jacques Nasser

19

Top US prescription medicine outlet

Walgreen's

20

Only major motorcycle maker in US

Harley-Davidson

21

Aaron Ward's middle name

Montgomery

22

Headquarters of Nike

Beaverton OR

23

Founder of CBS

William Paley

24

Largest US tire and rubber company

Goodyear

25

Company whose symbol is a monocled peanut

Planters

26

Hula Hoop maker

Wham-O

27

Dallas semiconductor company

Texas Instruments

28

Apple CEO

Steve Jobs

29

Auto maker who declared bankruptcy in 1940

Preston Tucker

30

Scandinavian airline

SAS

31

San Francisco high tech catalogue company

Sharper Image

32

Dell Computer CEO

Michael Dell

33

Pony Express owners

Wells Fargo

34

"Kleenex" maker

Kimberly-Clark

35

2nd largest US chemical company

Dow

36

US largest exporter

Boeing

37

Headquarters of Proctor and Gamble

Cincinnati OH

38

WWI flier and Eastern Airlines chairman

Eddie Rickenbacker

39

Maker of Zima

Coors

40

Founder of McDonald's Restaurants

Ray Kroc

41

Vermont ice cream maker

Ben and Jerry's

42

Founder of FOX entertainment

Rupert Murdoch

43

Dutch airline; the world's oldest

KLM

44

Walt Disney CEO

Michael Eisner

45

Maine company with outdoor gear catalogues

L.L. Bean

46

Founded Chicago's largest department store in 1881

Marshall Field

47

Headquarters of Pillsbury

Minneapolis MN

48

US largest mail order company

Montgomery Ward

49

Delaware chemical company

DuPont

50

Capital Cities network

ABC

51

Founder of Paramount Pictures

Adolph Zukor

52

Credit reporting firm and rocket engine builder

TRW

53

Bennett Cerf's publishing company

Random House

54

Maker of Cheerios

General Mills

55

Little Rock yogurt chain

TCBY

56

Spain's airline

Iberia

57

Berkshire Hathaway CEO

Warren Buffett

58

Headquarters of Jack Daniels

Lynchburg TN

59

Largest US chemical company

DuPont

60

German aspirin company

Bayer

61

Microsoft's original CEO

Bill Gates

62

Founder of Wendy's Restaurants

Dave Thomas

63

Headquarters of USX

Pittsburgh PA

64

Headquarters of Nieman-Marcus

Dallas TX

65

They had the first roasted coffee in cans 1878

Chase and Sandbourne

66

World's largest spice company

McCormack and Co.

67

Headquarters of Goodyear

Akron OH

68

Company that built the Queen Elizabeth

Cunard

69

"All Natural" ice cream maker

Breyers

70

Headquarters of Saturn Auto Plant

Springhill TN

71

Scotch Tape-brand maker

3M

72

Ray Ban sunglasses maker

Bausch and Lomb

73

Banana Republic and Old Navy owner

The Gap

74

World's largest food company

Nestle

75

Coffee brand named after a Memphis hotel

Maxwell House

76

Russian airline

Aeroflot

77

Bill Gates' original partner

Paul Allen

78

Former chairman of Occidental Petroleum

Armand Hammer

79

AMR CEO

Robert Crandall

80

Arkansas frozen foods company

Tyson

81

First yoyo maker

Duncan

82

Headquarters of Berlitz

Providence RI

83

Founded American Fur Company in 1808

John Jacob Astor

84

Standard Oil of New Yersey

Exxon

85

Switzerland's airlines

Crossair; Swissair

86

Billboard ad company and newspaper chain owner

Gannett

87

Australia's airline

Qantas

88

St. Petersburg - Russia Jewelry firm

Faberge

89

Top US rental car company

Enterprise

90

Leading maker of processed turkey products

Louis Rich

91

Astronaut and Eastern Airlines chairman

Frank Borman

92

Maker of the C90 super computer

Cray Research

93

Largest electric razor company

Norelco

94

Germany's airline

Lufthansa

95

Headquarters of Tyson Foods

Springdale AK

96

North Dakota computer merchant

Gateway

97

Founder of TWA

Howard Hughes

98

Headquarters of Monsanto

St. Louis MO

99

"Flying Colors" airline that went bankrupt in 1981

Braniff

100

Largest US cigarette maker

Phillip Morris

101

Etch-a-Sketch maker

Ohio Art

102

Maker of Viagra

Pfizer

103

Spam maker

Hormel

104

Founded Hawaiian Pineapple Company in 1901

James Dole

105

Largest US maker of pasteurized orange juice

Tropicana

106

GI Joe maker

Hasbro

107

First company to mass-market baby foods

Gerber

108

Former name of Chiquita brands

United Fruit Company

109

Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos

110

Lean Cuisine maker

Stouffer's

111

QVC CEO

Barry Diller

112

Belgian airline

Sabena

113

Headquarters of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream

Waterbury VT

114

Brazil's airline

Varig

115

Headquarters of Eastman Kodak

Rochester NY

116

Hong Kong's airline

Cathay Pacific

117

Chrysler chairman 1979-1992

Lee Iacocca

118

Barbie maker

Mattel

119

Company that uses the Red Cross symbol

Johnson and Johnson

120

Headquarters of Tandy

Fort Worth TX

121

Microsoft CEO after Gates

Steve Balmer

122

Headquarters of Boeing

Seattle WA

123

Israel's airline

El Al

124

Largest US maker of fruit juices

Ocean Spray

125

Headquarters of Quaker Oats

Cedar Rapids IA

126

Headquarters of Coca-Cola

Atlanta GA