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Bryant and May: Quiz


Question 1: In 1913 Bryant and May also took over the ________ match maker S.J.Moreland and Sons, who made and sold matches under the trade name England's Glory.

Question 2: This partnership was successful, so Francis May and William Bryant decided to merge the partnership with Bryant's company, Bryant and James, which was based in ________.

Question 3: [2] They were influential in fighting against the dreadful disease known as Phossy jaw which was caused by white ________ used in the manufacture of the early matches.

Question 4: Their matches were sold under the Captain Webb, Puck and Swan Vesta ________ names.
BrandProduct placementAdvertisingBrand management

Question 5: Archival material relating to Bryant and May listed at the UK ________
Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom)Lord ChancellorJudicial Appointments CommissionThe National Archives

Question 6: In 1929 the British Match Corporation set up a jointly-owned company with another Quaker company ________: The A & W Match Phosphorus Company.
WolverhamptonAlbright and WilsonBirminghamBryant and May

Question 7: Bryant and May was a ________ company created in the mid nineteenth century specifically to make matches.
WalesEnglandUnited KingdomCanada

Question 8: A partnership was formed in 1843 between two Quakers, Francis May and William Bryant, to establish a Provisions Merchants business in ________, London.
Devon MansionsCity Hall (London)Hay's GalleriaTooley Street

Question 9: They started in 1861, on a dilapidated site in Bow which had once been used for the manufacture of ________, crinoline and rope.
Incandescent light bulbLightingCandleFluorescent lamp

Question 10: They later opened other match factories in the United Kingdom and ________, such as the Bryant and May Factory, Melbourne; and owned match factories in other parts of the world.


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