Entrepreneurial Quiz: How Observant Are You?

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Can you answer the following three questions?

  • When a bored, restless barrel maker used his innate ability to observe, that talent helped start a company that would come to be known internationally. Who was the barrel maker? What was the industry he pioneered?
  • Which sporting industry evolved from illegal activity?
  • Agatha Christie submitted her first mystery novel to a publisher in the early 1920’s, and the company loved the manuscript.How much would you guess she was paid for the book in British currency?.

    2,500.oo
    250.00
    25.00
    25,000.00

Birth of a Detective

Answers

Allan Pinkerton changed his career from barrel maker to founder of the National Detective Agency.
Source: BookTV.org
The Hour of Peril…
http://tinyurl.com/lj38bka

NASCAR evolved gradually as the result of moonshiners transporting alcohol and trying to outrun federal agents in their autos.
Source: Travel Channel.
Aoltv.com
http://tinyurl.com/kh4gfvl

25 pounds
Source: Extraordinary Women PBS
Agathachristie.com
http://www.agathachristie.com/christies-work/stories/the-mysterious-affair-at-styles/41

How observant are you? If answering the first question was a challenge, did you note all the questions in this quiz had an underlying theme which provided a clue?

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