We love finance and we love trivia. You can test your finance trivia knowledge with the following questions.

This is Part 7 in our ongoing financial trivia series. Scroll down below to find the answers.

 

Q1. Who said: “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”

a. Warren Buffett

b. Peter Lynch

c. John D. Rockefeller

d. George Soros

 

Q2. Who was the world’s first billionaire?

a. John D. Rockefeller

b. King Croesus of Lydia

c. Bill Gates

d. John Pierpont Morgan

 

Q3. Which family has the most members in the list of America’s 10 richest people?

a. The Kochs

b. The Gateses

c. The Waltons

d. The Rockefellers

 

Q4. Which city has the most billionaires?

a. London

b. New York

c. Hong Kong

d. Moscow

 

Q5. In America, which industry produces the most billionaires?

a. Real Estate

b. Finance

c. Sports

d. Media

 

Quiz answers are below.

 

Answers

Q1. Who said: “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”

Answer: a. Warren Buffett

NO one else can explain complex financial concept in language your grandmother would understand other than Warren Buffett.

 

Q2. Who was the world’s first billionaire?

Answer: a. John D. Rockefeller

American businessman and philantropist John Davison Rockefeller (1839-1937). He was a co-founder of the Standard Oil Company. He was America’s (and the world’s) richest man and at his death, Adjusting for inflation, his fortune in 1937 stood at $336 billion, accounting for more than 1.5% of the US economy.

 

Q3. Which family has the most members in the list of America’s 10 richest people?

Answer: c. The Waltons

You may never have heard of them but this family founded WalMart. Christy, Jim, Alice and S. Robson Walton hold spots six, seven, eight and nine on Forbes’ list of the richest Americans, while two others, Ann and Nancy, also make the top 100.  Tea Party supporters, Charles and David Koch, are tied for the position of fourth richest person in America but even their wealth pales into insignificance compared to the Waltons.

 

Q4. Which city has the most billionaires?

Answer: d. Moscow, the capital of the world’s proudest kleptocracy, has 79 billionaires. New York has 59 while London & Hong Kong have 41 and 40, respectively.

 

Q. In America, which industry produces the most billionaires?

Answer: b. Finance

America has 100 finance billionaires, 37 media billionaires, 27 real estate billionaires, and 15 sports billionaires.

 

 

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