Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the FinancialSystem--and Themselves Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

Andrew Ross Sorkin
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 16-17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. From which hedge fund mogul had Scott Friedheim recently bought a black GMC Denali outfitted with internet access and a chauffeur in Chapter 6?
(a) Cornelius Vander Starr
(b) Eddie Lampert
(c) David Einhorn
(d) Michael Bloomberg

2. After much analysis, it was determined that after putting up all of its available assets for a short term loan, AIG would still be short by how much in Chapter 16?
(a) $30-40 billion
(b) $10-20 billion
(c) $50-60 billion
(d) $75-100 billion

3. Dick Fuld and who called Warren Buffett to ask him to consider investing in Lehman Brothers, according to the author in Chapter 2?
(a) Cornelius Vander Starr
(b) Kerrie Cohen
(c) Bob Diamond
(d) Erin Callan

4. What does KDB stand for?
(a) Korea Development Bank
(b) Kenneth Davis Bank
(c) Kellogg Dynasty Bank
(d) Krakow Derivatives Bank

5. Jim Cramer was a popular television celebrity with an influential financial program on what network, according to the author in Chapter 5?
(a) CNN
(b) CNBC
(c) FOX
(d) ABC

Short Answer Questions

1. The assignment of Jamie Dimon and a dozen of his rival CEOs at the emergency meeting at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York was to come up with a plan to save what company, according to the author in the Prologue?

2. What is the common name for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation?

3. Bart McDade and Skip McGee from Lehman Brothers met with whom from KDB to hammer out a deal in Chapter 11?

4. Bob Willumstad was a third-generation son of immigrants from where?

5. Hank Paulson’s team of advisors in Chapter 12 included Tony Ryan, Jeremiah Norton, Jim Wilkinson, Jeb Mason, and whom?

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