Friday, November 11th, 2011

1. While questioning former News Corp executive James Murdoch in UK parliament on Thursday, Labour MP Tom Watson compared James, the son of Rupert Murdoch, to what?

A. a “cowboy”
B. a “rampant cheat”
C. Correct Answer: a “mafia boss”
D. a “newspaper fat cat”

2. According to the author of a book about the history of MTV, the cable channel’s relationship with the record labels passed through these four distinct phases:

A. Indifference, annoyance, acceptance, respect
B. Enthusiasm, euphoria, disillusionment, indifference
C. Fear, acceptance, euphoria, disappointment
D. Correct Answer: Disdain, resentment, dependence, indignation

3. The stock market of which emerging economy is the worst performer of the year, but still holds long-term promise, according to CNBC’s guest writer Michael Yoshikami of YCMNET Advisors.

A. China
B. Correct Answer: India
C. Russia
D. Brazil