Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Michael Lewis (author)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Learning to Love Your Corporate Culture.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Lewis, the better an analyst gets at his job, the nearer he seems to ______.
(a) His dreams.
(b) Greatness.
(c) God.
(d) Death.

2. In 1979, which company specializes in junk bonds?
(a) Drexel Burnham.
(b) Salomon Brothers.
(c) Lehman.
(d) Shearson.

3. According to the book, investment banking candidates are expected to be _______.
(a) Open-minded.
(b) Brash.
(c) Culturally literate.
(d) Intellectuals.

4. Where was the author born and raised?
(a) London.
(b) The Deep South.
(c) Boston.
(d) New York.

5. Bond prices move _____ to interest rates after 1979.
(a) Unrelated.
(b) Cyclically.
(c) Inversely.
(d) Parallel.

Short Answer Questions

1. The author describes England as the land of ________.

2. Which subway line drops off hoards of people to their Wall Street jobs?

3. Traders prove their superiority in a Wall Street firm every day by doing what?

4. What practice eventually cripples Salomon Brothers?

5. Which leading bond analyst from Salomon Brothers gives a speech at the Wharton School about how he can't get women to pay attention to him at cocktail parties?

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