Question 1 (5 pts)
The five largest employers in Providence, by ascending number of employees are:
1800: Women and Infants Hospital
2300: City of Providence
2500: Providence Public School District
4200: Rhode Island Hospital
4600: Brown University
Question 2 (1 pt.)
Citizens Bank and Monster Mini-Golf were both founded and remain headquartered in Providence. AT Cross and Amica were both founded in Providence but are now headquartered in Lincoln. Capital Grille was founded in Providence but is now owned by the Darden Restaurants conglomerate, based in Orlando. Ocean State Job Lot was founded in North Kingstown.
Question 3 (4 pts.)
Manpacks is an online subscription service that delivers men’s socks and underwear to your home.
My Happy Shirts is a cheerful company that “promotes optimism” by selling t-shirts that pay for clothing for children in need.
Swipely is a customer loyalty service for businesses that rewards customers for swiping their credit cards.
Jobzle is a job search website to connect college students to part-time jobs and internships.
Question 4 (1 pt.)
Sadly, Providence ranks 38th out of 39 Rhode Island municipalities in terms of median household income, surpassing only Central Falls. We apologize for ending this quiz on kind of a downer.