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Can you guess the companies these real 'Jeopardy!' questions are about?

Stacker Logo By Madison Troyer of Stacker | Slide 1 of 51: To have been in business in America for 100 years or more is a huge deal; but in the grand scheme of things, a century’s worth of history is nothing. For example, Japan’s Keiunkan Inn has existed since 705 A.D. For 1,300 years—300 years before Vikings came to America—52 generations of Fujiwara Mahito descendants have been running the vacation lodgings. And again, the world’s oldest restaurant, St. Peter’s Stiftskeller, was first mentioned in a document by Charlemagne follower and scholar, Alcuin, in 803 A.D., and has been serving patrons for the 1,200 years since.

America’s oldest company, meanwhile, has just two century marks under its belt. Caswell-Massey, the perfume and soap company started in Newport, R.I., by Dr. William Hunter, has been around since 1752. While it’s now owned by a private investment group, Caswell-Massey originally served the wealthy and distinguished clientele in nearby cottages, supplying their medicinal and personal care needs. The company was wildly popular, so much so that explorers Lewis and Clark took Caswell-Massey products with them on their cross-country expedition.

Many of the companies serving consumers today around the world are relatively new. Some of them, like 14-year-old YouTube, aren’t even of legal drinking age. So today, Stacker has set out to test your knowledge of companies and their histories. Using the J! Archive, which was updated in 2019, Stacker has chosen a host of questions about businesses from all over the globe. From rental car companies to wholesale warehouses and tech giants, can you guess these 25 companies?

Read on to test your knowledge.

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Test your knowledge of 25 companies from around the world

To have been in business in America for 100 years or more is a huge deal, but in the grand scheme of things, a century’s worth of history is nothing. For example, Japan’s Keiunkan Inn has existed since 705 A.D. For 1,300 years — 300 years before Vikings came to America — 52 generations of Fujiwara Mahito descendants have been running the vacation lodgings. And again, the world’s oldest restaurant, St. Peter’s Stiftskeller, was first mentioned in a document by Charlemagne follower and scholar, Alcuin, in 803 A.D., and has been serving patrons for the 1,200 years since.

America’s oldest company, meanwhile, has just two century marks under its belt. Caswell-Massey, the perfume and soap company started in Newport, R.I., by Dr. William Hunter, has been around since 1752. While it’s now owned by a private investment group, Caswell-Massey originally served the wealthy and distinguished clientele in nearby cottages, supplying their medicinal and personal care needs. The company was wildly popular, so much so that explorers Lewis and Clark took Caswell-Massey products with them on their cross-country expedition.

Many of the companies serving consumers today around the world are relatively new. Some of them, like 14-year-old YouTube, aren’t even of legal drinking age. So today, Stacker has set out to test your knowledge of companies and their histories. Using the J! Archive, which was updated in 2019, Stacker has chosen a host of questions about businesses from all over the globe. From rental car companies to wholesale warehouses and tech giants, can you guess these 25 companies?

Click ahead to test your knowledge.

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