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Question 1: After graduating from Weber College and later, the ________ in 1926, Marriott remembered his experience in Washington, D.C.
University of UtahHarvard UniversityCornell UniversityRutgers University

Question 2: He was the founder of the Marriott Corporation (which became ________ in 1993), the parent company of one of the world's largest hospitality, hotel chains and food services company.
Ritz-CarltonMarriott InternationalHost Hotels & ResortsMarriott Hotels & Resorts

Question 3: His company rose from a small root beer stand in ________ in 1927 to a chain of family restaurants by 1932, to his first motel in 1957.
Washington, D.C.AtlantaPhoenix, ArizonaBoston

Question 4: In 1935 he was diagnosed as having malignant ________ of the lymph nodes, and given between six months and a year to live.

Question 5: The company's interests even extended to a line of ________ and theme parks.
Cruise shipPassenger shipOcean linerTrain ferry

Question 6: Marriott was born at Marriott Settlement near ________, and was raised on his father's farm.
Salt Lake CityProvo, UtahWeber County, UtahOgden, Utah

Question 7: During the ________, the business expanded to include the management of food services in defense plants and government buildings, such as the U.S. Treasury.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 8: Two large chains were added to the group, the Big Boy family restaurants in 1967 and ________ in 1968.
Roy Rogers RestaurantsTim HortonsCarvelHardee's

Question 9: At the age of 19 and as a devout Mormon, he undertook the traditional missionary work of the church for two years, being assigned to ________.
Southern United StatesNew EnglandMidwestern United StatesNortheastern United States

Question 10: On his way home after completing his mission, he passed through ________ during the sweltering summer months of 1921.
Washington, D.C.Phoenix, ArizonaBostonAtlanta


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