Outliers: The Story of Success Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Malcolm Gladwell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapter 9, Marita's Bargain.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who settles Harlan?
(a) Dutch immigrants.
(b) Scottish immigrants.
(c) British immigrants from the norther part of the British Isles.
(d) Irish immigrants.

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

3. When is Harlan settled?
(a) 1840.
(b) 1919.
(c) 1819.
(d) 1890.

4. What computer language does Joy help create?
(a) HTML.
(c) JAVA.
(d) COBAL.

5. What is one type of work Joe Flom does when he is just out of college?
(a) Whatever he is told to do.
(b) Buying and selling goods at trade shows.
(c) Working with indigent patients at a public hospital.
(d) A take over of a public company.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does this band seem to come out of nowhere to rocket to stardom?

2. Who is Roger Barnsley?

3. What was the leading killer of men under the age of 65 in the 1950s?

4. Who are the Borgenichts?

5. What does Korean Airlines perform?

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