Outliers: The Story of Success Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Malcolm Gladwell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapter 8, Rice Paddies and Math Tests.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What company does Joy co-found?
(a) IBM.
(b) Intel.
(c) Microsoft.
(d) Sun Microsystems.

2. Who is Anders Ericcson?
(a) A statistician.
(b) A psychiatrist.
(c) A psychologist.
(d) A sociologist.

3. Of what heritage is Joe Flom?
(a) Arab.
(b) Jewish.
(c) Hispanic.
(d) Irish.

4. What does Gladwell say Asian cultures value?
(a) Diversity.
(b) Finding one's own niche in society.
(c) Honor.
(d) Hard work.

5. What is Joe Flom's occupation?
(a) Lawyer.
(b) CEO of a trade corporation.
(c) Doctor.
(d) CEO of a technological corporation.

Short Answer Questions

1. What computer language does Joy help create?

2. When is Joe Flom born?

3. With whom does Bill Gates found Microsoft?

4. What can Chinese farmers do if they produce more than the taxed amount?

5. What is one characteristic of a rice paddy?

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