Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business Quiz

Harold C. Livesay
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Carnegie progresses from rolling rail to rolling structural beams and angles for bridges, skyscrapers, and ________________. (from The Master Builder: A Structure of Steel)

2.

Other operating benefits like reduced inventory and less machine duplication create cost savings to enable __________________at a market-competitive rate. (from The Master Builder: A Foundation of Iron)

3.

A new competitor, ________________ , decides a lavishly decorated "rolling palace" may have an edge, and by 1867 he has forty-eight in service. (from The Master Moneyman: A Fortune in Paper)

4.

What does Andrew dislike about the oil business that seems beyond control of management until the 1880s and Rockefeller? (from The Apprentice Financier)

5.

Carnegie uses a similar strategy to exit the Woodruff Company by reorganizing it into ________________ with new stockholders and the triumvirate unstated. (from The Master Moneyman: A Fortune in Paper)

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