Thursday Night Pop Quiz

by Derek Loosvelt | August 20, 2009

1. In the current issue of Time magazine, writer William Cohan is referring to whom in the following four sentences: “Once upon a time, he smoked two to three packs of cigarettes a day. He was overweight. He often dressed inappropriately or ostentatiously. And he had a love of gambling in Las Vegas.”
(a) Bernie Madoff, Convicted Felon
(b) Kenny Lewis, CEO of Bank of America
(c) Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve
(d) Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs

2. Who is slated to play ex-U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank “the Hammer” Paulson in the forthcoming BBC made-for-television movie about the fall of Lehman Brothers?
(a) Sean Connery
(b) Bruce Willis
(c) Vin Diesel
(d) James Cromwell

3. Which of the following was NOT one of the top five in CNBC’s Colleges That Bring the Highest Paycheck rankings?
(a) University of Pennsylvania
(b) Dartmouth
(c) MIT
(d) Harvey Mudd

 

Answers: (1) d, (2) d, (3) a

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