Outliers: The Story of Success Multiple Choice Test Questions

Malcolm Gladwell
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Introduction: The Roseto Mystery

1. What does Gladwell say Roseto, Pennsylvania is an example of?
(a) A place with above average numbers of high achievers.
(b) A progressive town.
(c) An outlier.
(d) A failure in public welfare.

2. What time period is the first example of an outlier from?
(a) The last decade of the 19th century.
(b) The first decade of the 21st century.
(c) The first half of the 20th century.
(d) Mid-to late 20th century.

3. What group of people founded Roseto, Pennsylvania?
(a) German immigrants.
(b) Irish immigrants.
(c) Italian immigrants.
(d) Swedish immigrants.

4. From what town in Europe are most of the early residents of Roseto, Pennsylvania?
(a) Naples.
(b) Lucera.
(c) Rome.
(d) Roseto.

5. What is the main business of Roseto in the early years of its founding?
(a) Wool.
(b) Wine.
(c) Slate quarry.
(d) Farming.

6. What do the residents of Roseto reconstruct?
(a) An American version of their Italian homeland.
(b) An American version of the structure of European society.
(c) An experiment in moving from a lower to middle class.
(d) An experiment in liberality.

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