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Question 1: 15 at the outbreak of ________.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 2: [16] Although a four-row ________ was designed in 1922, it was shelved due to the company’s financial troubles at that time.
Planck constantKilogramPrototypeBreadboard

Question 3: [9] The company's headquarters moved to the Oliver Building, now a ________ on the National Register of Historic Places, when it was completed in 1907.
Chicago Board of Trade BuildingArchitecture of ChicagoAuditorium BuildingList of Chicago Landmarks

Question 4: The company opted not to borrow money and, in 1926, the ________ voted to liquidate the company.
Corporate governanceChief risk officerBoard of directorsChief financial officer

Question 5: In 1958, Oliver purchased the Byron Typewriter Company, previously the Barlock Typewriter Company, of ________.

Question 6: A minor ________ in 1921–22 caused a large number of customers to default on their payments, resulting in the repossession of their typewriters.
Business cycleKeynesian economicsInflationRecession

Question 7: In 1888, Oliver began to develop his first typewriter,[3] made from strips of tin cans, as a means of producing more legible ________.
Catholic ChurchSermonProtestant ReformationChristianity

Question 8: The relatively greater striking power of the "down strike" design led Olivers to be preferred for specialty uses such as stencil cutting or "________" (copying using carbon paper).
Differential geometryManifoldGeometryDifferentiable manifold

Question 9: [18][19] Models produced by licensees were marketed under various names including “Courier” (Austria), "Fiver" (Germany),[13] “Stolzenberg” (continental Europe) and “Revilo” (________).
BrazilBuenos AiresArgentinaChile

Question 10: The Oliver Typewriter Company was an American typewriter manufacturer headquartered in ________, Illinois.
Burr Ridge, IllinoisChicagoBlue Island, IllinoisElmhurst, Illinois


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