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Companies. If you're living in the modern world then there is absolutely no way that you could possibly avoid them. In today's society, every aspect of contemporary living is affected in some way by the companies all around us. This includes companies like Kellogg's, McDonald's and General Mills, which give us the food we eat, to those like Nike, Rolex and Chanel, which give us the apparel that we wear.
With the fast-paced development of technology, there has also been a dramatic rise in electronics, internet-based, and technology-focused companies that are responsible for propelling us further and further into the digital age. This includes brands like the ubiquitous Google and the trendy Twitter, as well as also the moguls like Microsoft, Sony and Apple. In this quiz we've taken a wide array of companies not only from all across the world but also from a diverse selection of industries. It's now up to you to see if you have what it takes to correctly figure out where their headquarters are located! Let's jump right in and get started!
Samsung is a South Korean conglomerate that has its headquarters located in Seoul. It is perhaps best known for its dominant position in the electronics industry, both at home and worldwide.
The American coffee retailer Seattle's Best Coffee currently has its corporate headquarters located in Seattle, Washington. Its main appeal is the promise of a more affordable coffeehouse experience.
Marvel Entertainment is an American entertainment company that has its headquarters located in New York City. It is owner of the Marvel Comics publishing imprint and brand, which serve as the basis for the highly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The food, snack and beverage corporation PepsiCo currently has its corporate headquarters located in Harrison, New York. In terms of overall revenue, it holds the distinction of being the largest food company in North America and the second largest in the world.
Sony is a Japanese electronics, entertainment and gaming conglomerate that has its headquarters located in Tokyo. It notably has both the largest video game console business and the largest music entertainment business in the world.
The American fast food company McDonald's currently has its corporate headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. McDonald's holds the distinction of being the largest restaurant chain in the world when it comes to overall revenue.
Microsoft is an American technological company with its headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It is the world's largest software maker and the proprietor of the most popular operating system on PCs.
The German clothing and consumer goods company Puma currently has its corporate headquarters in the town of Herzogenaurach in Germany. Puma is notable for being the third largest manufacturer of sportswear in the world.
Dell is an American computer technology company that has its headquarters located in Round Rock, Texas. It is the sixth largest company in Texas (in terms of revenue) and previously ranked within the top 60 on the Fortune 500 list.
The American technology company Google currently has its corporate headquarters in Mountain View, California. Google owns and produces some of the most popular and ubiquitous internet products and services, including Google Search, YouTube, Gmail and Google Chrome.
BlackBerry Limited is a Canadian telecommunications company that has its headquarters in Waterloo. While originally focused on smartphones and similar devices, the company has transitioned more heavily toward software technology.
The American retailer Costco currently has its corporate headquarters in Issaquah, Washington. It holds the distinction of being the second largest retailer in the world.
Target is an American department store retailer that has its headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It has over a century’s worth of history and operates well over 1,800 stores in the US.
The American consumer foods manufacturer General Mills currently has its corporate headquarters located in Golden Valley, Minnesota. It was founded over 160 years ago and has grown to encompass over 100 brands.
Nintendo is a Japanese video game and consumer electronics company that has its headquarters in Kyoto. It is the third most valuable company in Japan. Nintendo has produced Pokémon, the highest-grossing media franchise of all time, as well as Mario, the best-selling video game franchise of all time.
The American social networking and online news service Twitter currently has its corporate headquarters located in San Francisco, California. It has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, surpassing 300 million monthly active users.
Netflix is an American media-services provider that has its headquarters located in Los Gatos, California. Its services are available in over 190 countries worldwide, and it has over 1.3 million subscribers.
The Lego Group is a Danish toy production company that is headquartered in the town of Billund. It is best known for its interlocking plastic bricks and its Legoland amusement parks.
Walmart is an American retail corporation that has its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. Over the past few decades it has quickly expanded to be the largest private employer in the world and the world's largest company by revenue.
The American automaker Ford Motor Company currently has its corporate headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford is one of the largest automakers in North America and is known as a pioneer in the global automotive industry.
Rolex is a Swiss luxury watchmaker that has its headquarters located in Geneva. It holds the record for most expensive wristwatch (sold at auction): Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona, which had a final price of 17.75 million US dollars.
The American apparel and sports equipment company Nike has its corporate headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. It is distinctive for being the largest supplier of athletic apparel and shoes in the world.
Heineken International is a Dutch brewing company that has its headquarters in Amsterdam. Heineken is notable for being the second largest brewer in the world.
The Walt Disney Company is an American mass media and entertainment conglomerate that has its headquarters in Burbank, California. It has become globally recognizable, and when it comes to revenue, it is without a doubt the largest independent media conglomerate in the world.
The Filipino fast food chain Jollibee has its corporate headquarters in the city of Pasig. Jollibeehas over 3,000 stores all across the world, including Southeast Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.
The American courier delivery services company FedEx has its headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. FedEx is notable for having pioneered the real-time package tracking system that is commonplace today.
Louis Vuitton is a French fashion house and luxury retail company that is headquartered in Paris. It was originally founded in the mid-1800s by the fashion designer of the same name.
The American technology company Apple has its corporate headquarters in Cupertino, California. In terms of overall revenue, it is the largest information technology company in the world.
Gucci is an Italian luxury fashion company that has its headquarters in Florence. It holds the distinction of being the most prominent and highest-selling Italian brand.
The American video game publisher Bethesda Softworks has its corporate headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. The company was originally founded in Bethesda, Maryland, which served as the inspiration for the name.
The Guinness Brewery is an Irish brewery and alcoholic beverage company that has its headquarters in Dublin. It is notable for being the largest brewer of stout in the world.
The American consumer goods corporation Procter & Gamble has its corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. The brands that it is responsible for fall under a wide array of categories, including personal health, foods and beverages, beauty and home care.
Tencent is a Chinese investment holding conglomerate that has its headquarters in the city of Shenzhen. It holds the records for being the world’s largest social media company and largest gaming company as well.
The American food manufacturing company Kellogg's has its headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan. Kellogg's has a Royal Warrant from Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales, meaning they're allowed to advertise the fact that they provide products to the British royal family.
Hasbro is an American toy and board game company that is headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. It holds the trademarks of some of the most iconic board games and toys, including Monopoly, Transformers, My Little Pony, Twister and G.I. Joe.
Johnson & Johnson is an American pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods company with headquarters in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This company is responsible for producing recognizable brands like Band-Aid and Tylenol.
The American telecommunications and technology company AT&T has its corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. It holds the distinction of being the largest telecommunications company in the world.
Volkswagen is a German automotive company that has its headquarters in Wolfsburg. The company had its origins as a part of the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler.
The American coffee company Starbucks has its corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington, the same city it was founded in. The company has rapidly expanded over just a few decades and now has more than 30,000 locations worldwide.