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Question 1: Tyler and ten years later became a partner in that ________ law firm.
DenverPhoenix, ArizonaBostonMassachusetts

Question 2: Young's participation in President ________'s Second Industrial Conference following World War I marked the beginning of his counseling of five U.S.
Franklin D. RooseveltGeorge B. McClellanWoodrow WilsonThomas R. Marshall

Question 3: Young founded RCA as a subsidiary of ________ in 1919; he became its first chairman and continued in that position until 1929.
NBC UniversalVivendiNBCGeneral Electric

Question 4: Young represented Stone and Webster in a successful case against GE around 1911 and through that case came to the attention of Charles A. Coffin, the first president of ________.
VivendiGeneral ElectricNBCNBC Universal

Question 5: [2] Unfortunately, the Young Plan collapsed with the coming of the ________.
Federal Reserve SystemGreat DepressionRepublican Party (United States)United States

Question 6: In 1928, he was appointed to the board of trustees of the ________ under a major reorganization of that institution, serving on that board also up to 1939.
David RockefellerRockefeller FoundationRockefeller familyJohn D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Question 7: In 1919, at the request of the government, he created the ________ (RCA) to combat threatened foreign control of America's struggling radio industry.
RCARCA RecordsNBCDavid Sarnoff

Question 8: After the death of GE's General Counsel Hinsdill Parsons in April 1912, Coffin invited Young to become the company's Chief Counsel and Young moved to ________.
Troy, New YorkAlbany County, New YorkSchenectady, New YorkAlbany, New York

Question 9: Young [1] was born in 1874 in Stark, ________.
Cayuga County, New YorkOneida County, New YorkJefferson County, New YorkHerkimer County, New York

Question 10: In the mid-1920s he helped found the National Broadcasting Company (________).
Universal SportsNBCTelemundoShopNBC


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