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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. How did these people communicate with the associates in the Bullpen?
(a) Over email.
(b) By mail messenger.
(c) Over the phone.
(d) On instant message.

4. To the recruiters, what were Troob and Rolfe?
(a) Stupid young men looking to make money.
(b) Easy targets to get recruited.
(c) Lackeys.
(d) Another deal or project to close.

5. In investment banking, what continually happened?
(a) Clients compromise the sale of their companies.
(b) Companies hardly buy other companies.
(c) Clients sold multiple companies at once.
(d) Clients bought companies at inflated prices.

Short Answer Questions

1. The personal accounts of the interview process by both Troob and Rolfe were filled with ______ and ______.

2. How long did the new associate training last at DLJ?

3. Who acts extremely rude and perverse on a social night out?

4. Why did one associate fall asleep while questioning Dick Jenrette?

5. According to the authors, what did the Wall Street Business machine do to new MBA graduates?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is the summer in between an MBA program critical for many students?

2. To recruiters looking for summer associates, what were masters students considered?

3. Why was Rolfe turned down by all the investment banks while Troob received an offer from DLJ?

4. Unfortunately for Rolfe, he rarely slept while working on pitch books. Why does he put up with this horrible lifestyle.

5. What is involved in a research analysts job?

6. In the Merry-Go-Round, what is a major part of developing a pitch book?

7. While the summer associates worked very hard, how did they play hard?

8. Explain the daily routine of a first year associate at DLJ.

9. Ih an investment banker or bank no longer has the inside scoop, what happens?

10. What causes multiple versions and edits of the pitch book to be made? Even hours before the presentation?

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