The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Mark do once he realized that his site was getting to be so popular among others at campus?

2. What was in the crate that Eduardo carried with him into the class during this section of the book?

3. How old was Mark when the computer company offered him over a million dollars to work with them, allegedly?

4. The site that Mark had made offended many _________ groups, even though Mark didn't seem to understand why.

5. Mark wanted to move a person's entire ____________ online, which made his idea unique.

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Eduardo do during his time at Facebook that Mark resented?

2. What was the news that Divya brought to the brothers in relation to their new and secret project?

3. What was taking up a lot of Eduardo's time in addition to the new things he was trying to create?

4. What was the original idea that the twins had with Divya that they were trying to bring to light?

5. What did the new stock authorization papers have to say about the percentages of ownership in the company?

6. What was the initial deal that Mark offered to Eduardo as they began their new site idea?

7. What did the lawyer tell Eduardo about how he was going to be related to Facebook?

8. What was the plan for the summer when Eduardo would be heading off for an internship?

9. What were some of the core classes that the Harvard students had to take, even though no one wanted to?

10. Who was to blame for throwing Sean Parker out of Plaxo, something that would eventually be used for revenge?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Mark doesn't seem to have any interest in monetizing the website, even though Eduardo says that it needs to be happen.

Part 1: What are the benefits of monetizing the Facebook site?

Part 2: What might be some of the reasons why Mark isn't interested in monetizing the website?

Part 3: Do you think that making money from the site is a good idea at the start?

Essay Topic 2

Eduardo, as a part of his initiation, has to carry around a chicken and keep it alive.

Part 1: Do you think carrying around a chicken shows that a person is group material?

Part 2: Why do you think sororities and other groups make students do such strange things?

Part 3: How do you think you would have cared for the chicken?

Essay Topic 3

Mark is thought to possibly have gotten into the dorms in order to hack the facebooks.

Part 1: Do you think Mark would have had the courage to go into the other dorms?

Part 2: Why do you think that Mark wanted to hack into the facebooks?

Part 3: What would you do if you learned that someone else hacked into your Facebook account?

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