Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business Quiz

Harold C. Livesay
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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)

2.

Coleman wants to raise the price of oil by doing what? (from The Apprentice Financier)

3.

The 1878 Thomas process of lime-lining the heating vessel to eliminate phosphorous is acquired by Carnegie and sold to who two years later? (from The Master Manager: Costs, Chemistry, and Coke)

4.

Phipps and Frick find a buyer in April 1899, who offers to buy Carnegie Steel and Frick Coke for $250 and $70 million respectively, which would pay Carnegie an acceptable $157 million with $57 million in cash. When Carnegie asks the name of the buyer, Phipps and Frick as agents claim what? (from The Climb Ends)

5.

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

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