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Question 1:
Who of the following is a key person at Pearson PLC?
Dame Marjorie M. Scardino, CEO
John Adams
Ambulance Corps Director Commander Winifred Maye D.M.
Tina Monzon-Palma,

Question 2: [6] In 1957, it bought the ________[6] and acquired a 50% stake in The Economist.
Financial TimesVedomostiPearson PLCFTSE Group

Question 3:
Which of these is a Pearson PLC product?

Question 4:
How many employees does Pearson PLC have?

Question 5:

Question 6:
Where is Pearson PLC?

Question 7: Sky gained an important foothold in the multichannel market and the eventual "merger" was effectively a takeover of BSB by Sky, the new company being renamed ________ (BSkyB) a few years later.
News CorporationSky NewsBritish Sky BroadcastingFoxtel

Question 8: BSB, choosing expensive methods and technology, was out-manoeuvered by ________'s Sky Television, which used proven and simpler technology, and leased transponders on Astra satellites.
Rupert MurdochThe Sun (newspaper)News CorporationFox News Channel

Question 9: It is the largest book publisher in the UK, India, ________ and New Zealand, and the second largest in the US and Canada.

Question 10: [6] In 1880, control passed to his grandson Weetman, an engineer, who in 1890 moved the business to ________ and turned it into one of the world's largest construction companies.


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