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Question 1: 1995: Hughes Electronics acquires Magnavox Electronic Systems from the ________
Apax PartnersCarlyle GroupBlackstone GroupKohlberg Kravis Roberts

Question 2:

Question 3: They incorporated in its design many successful streamlining concepts including retractable landing gear, a fully enclosed ________, wing fairings, and the first use of flush rivets.
AutopilotGlass cockpitCockpitAircraft flight control system

Question 4: This restriction was imposed to avoid even the appearance of a ________.
CriminologyConflict of interestRationalization (sociology)Index of sociology articles

Question 5: 2000: Hughes Space and Communications Company remained independent until 2000, when it was purchased by ________ and became Boeing Satellite Development Center.
McDonald'sCaterpillar Inc.Kraft FoodsBoeing

Question 6:
When was Hughes Aircraft founded?
1932 Chandler, Arizona
1932 as Security Bank

Question 7: Greg Jarvis and Ronald McNair, two of the astronauts on the last flight of the ________ were Hughes alumni.
Space Shuttle ColumbiaSpace Shuttle EndeavourSpace Shuttle Challenger disasterSpace Shuttle Challenger

Question 8: Later that year the assets of Hughes Aircraft were sold to ________ for $9.5 billion.
AIM-120 AMRAAMRaytheonAGM-65 MaverickAIM-9 Sidewinder

Question 9: Other bidders included Ford Motor Company and ________.
Kraft FoodsMcDonald'sCaterpillar Inc.Boeing

Question 10: Hughes Aircraft was put under the umbrella of GM Hughes Electronics, now known as ________, until GM sold its assets to Raytheon in 1997.
Dish NetworkThe DirecTV GroupComcastCisco Systems


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