Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Multiple Choice Test Questions

Michael Lewis (author)
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1. What does Lewis see as John Gutfreund's "calling card" as he makes his rounds in the trading floor?
(a) Coffee grounds.
(b) A hand-written note.
(c) A slap on the back.
(d) Cigar ash.

2. Lewis sees John Meriwether as successful because he has the uncanny ability to do what?
(a) Hide his state of mind.
(b) Avoid bad press.
(c) Time his trades.
(d) Hide money.

3. What does Lewis Identify as the two emotions that commonly destroy traders?
(a) Self-loathing and listlessness.
(b) Drive and determination.
(c) Fear and greed.
(d) Apathy and sadness.

4. The author notices that young traders become _____ after they get onto Meriwether's trading desk.
(a) Intellectuals.
(b) Hysterical.
(c) Disciples.
(d) Pudding.

5. Which publication calls John Gutfreund the "King of Wall Street"?
(a) The Wall Street Journal.
(b) Forbes.
(c) Business Week.
(d) Barron's.

6. Gutfreund's first love is ______.
(a) Managing.
(b) Posing for photo ops.
(c) Trading.
(d) Philosophizing.

7. Traders prove their superiority in a Wall Street firm every day by doing what?
(a) Managing trainees.
(b) Taking long lunches.
(c) Handling risk.
(d) Destroying companies.

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