Outliers: The Story of Success Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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. Where does Langan grow up?
(a) Michigan.
(b) Wyoming.
(c) Montana.
(d) South Dakota.

2. What do the men have to do after performing the task asked of them?
(a) Write up their impressions of the experience.
(b) Walk down a hall to hand it in.
(c) Share their experience with an audience.
(d) Undergo a battery of psychological tests.

3. To whom does Gladwell compare Oppenheimer?
(a) Termer.
(b) Langan.
(c) Gladwell.
(d) Einstein.

4. How many hours does one have to practice something to become an expert?
(a) 100,000.
(b) 10,000.
(c) It depends upon how complex the task is.
(d) 1,000.

5. What health issue is rarely seen in Roseto at the time Wolf visits the town?
(a) Strokes.
(b) Heart disease.
(c) Lung cancer.
(d) Polio.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does this band get their start playing?

2. What does Roger notice about the majority of the hockey players in the game he is watching?

3. Where is the burden of understanding placed in a conversation between two Koreans?

4. With whom does Wolf speak at Roseto?

5. What is the age when this countries hockey play is at the pinnacle of success for young people?

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