Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What place did the recruiters think was appropriate to take Troob, Rolfe, and others?
(a) A bowling alley.
(b) A strip club.
(c) To a basketball game.
(d) Out for pedicures.

2. What did many recruiters like to do while traveling?
(a) Went to expensive dinners.
(b) Clubbing.
(c) Played golf.
(d) Relax and got massages.

3. What happened if a company was overvalued by an investment banker?
(a) The bank will try to keep the secret.
(b) The SEC got involved.
(c) The market will hide the true nature of the company.
(d) The market will show the company is overvalued.

4. Why were investment bankers paid the big bucks?
(a) They are extremely clever.
(b) Investment bankers convince companies to buy things they do not need.
(c) To live the same lifestyles as their clients.
(d) They had the inside information for buying and selling businesses.

5. The fourth section of the pitch book did what of the following?
(a) Gives the values of the investment banking firm.
(b) Glorified the company.
(c) Overviewed the health of the company.
(d) Offered the value of the company.

6. Many of the investment banks woo potential employees with money and __________.
(a) Lavish parties.
(b) Women.
(c) Purposeful work.
(d) Bribery.

7. When did two senior bankers arrive at Harvard to recruit Troob?
(a) September.
(b) October.
(c) May.
(d) January.

8. What is a good way to describe the junior vice presidents?
(a) Always willing to go the extra mile for a friend or co worker
(b) The nicest of all groups that work at DLJ.
(c) Trapped in an unbalanced life.
(d) Eager to please every one.

9. What was a perk of being a senior vice president?
(a) Meeting celebrities.
(b) Getting introduced to beautiful women.
(c) Doing little work with
(d) Huge salaries and more time to enjoy them.

10. What were Troob and Rolfe not ready to do as they find out what there job will be?
(a) Suck up to the supervisors.
(b) Leave DLJ.
(c) Stay late at the new job.
(d) Ruin their morals.

11. How did the associates justify the value of a company?
(a) Discussing the value with lawyers.
(b) Math equations.
(c) Whatever creative methods he needed to use.
(d) Doing research of the company that is for sale.

12. What kind of firm was the investment bank that Rolfe and Troob were to work for?
(a) An older firm.
(b) A new, aggressive kid on the block.
(c) New age.
(d) Smart, caring and hardworking.

13. In general, what are associates expected to do?
(a) Generate a lot of factual information for the buying and selling of companies.
(b) Sit in on meetings and take notes.
(c) Be personal assistants for managing directors.
(d) Create lies for their companies.

14. What do junior vice presidents dream of?
(a) Going to an island destination.
(b) A balanced life.
(c) Making friends with those who work
(d) Becoming managing directors.

15. At training, what were all new associates told they were?
(a) The runt of the group.
(b) The golden child of the group.
(c) The smartest group of recruits.
(d) Fresh meat.

Short Answer Questions

1. Although both men promised themselves that they would have great jobs they were passionate about, they both ____________.

2. These two positions are the most senior at an investment bank. There are extremely few of these positions at the company. They usually make six figure incomes.

3. What was exciting about the DLJ training in August?

4. According to Troob and Rolfe, creating a pitch book was __________.

5. Who were typically investors for new companies?

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