Do You Know About The Great Hack Documentary?

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Do You Know About The Great Hack Documentary? - Quiz

Do you love watching documentary films? Try "The Great Hack" quiz to check your knowledge about this 2019 documentary! The story is based on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal that shocked the world and raised strong questions about the privacy of an individual. The movie reveals a lot of facts about the scandal which were lesser known. Take this quiz to learn some interesting stuff about the scandal. Let's see if you can get a perfect score!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    On which of the following platform was The Great Hack released?

    • A.

      Hulu

    • B.

      Prime Video

    • C.

      Netflix

    • D.

      Discovery+

    Correct Answer
    C. Netflix
    Explanation
    The Great Hack was released on Netflix.

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  • 2. 

    In which of the following film festivals did the movie premiere in 2019?

    • A.

      Sundance Film Festival

    • B.

      Cannes Film Festival

    • C.

      Berlin International Film Festival

    • D.

      Venice Film Festival

    Correct Answer
    A. Sundance Film Festival
    Explanation
    The movie premiered in the Sundance Film Festival in 2019.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the British investigative journalist who is featured in the movie?

    • A.

      David Carroll

    • B.

      Brittany Kaiser

    • C.

      Carole Cadwalladr

    • D.

      Roger McNamee

    Correct Answer
    C. Carole Cadwalladr
    Explanation
    Carole Cadwalladr is the correct answer because she is a British investigative journalist who is featured in the movie. She is known for her investigative work on the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the impact of social media on democracy.

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  • 4. 

    How is Julian Wheatland connected to Cambridge Analytica?

    • A.

      He was a Fund Manager at Cambridge Analytica.

    • B.

      He worked at Cambridge Analytica for 22 years.

    • C.

      He was the last CEO of Cambridge Analytica.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. He was the last CEO of Cambridge Analytica.
    Explanation
    Julian Wheatland is connected to Cambridge Analytica as he was the last CEO of the company. This implies that he held a high-ranking position within the organization and was responsible for overseeing its operations and decision-making.

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  • 5. 

    Cambridge Analytica was a subsidiary of _____________. 

    • A.

      Meta

    • B.

      SCL Group

    • C.

      Facebook

    • D.

      JP Morgan

    Correct Answer
    B. SCL Group
    Explanation
    Cambridge Analytica was a subsidiary of the SCL Group. The SCL Group is a British political consulting firm that specializes in data analysis for political campaigns. Cambridge Analytica, under the umbrella of the SCL Group, gained attention for its involvement in the Facebook data scandal, where it was accused of improperly accessing and using personal data of millions of Facebook users for political advertising purposes.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following events did the Cambridge Analytica influence?

    • A.

      United Kingdom's Brexit campaign

    • B.

      2016 United States elections

    • C.

      2014 United States midterm elections

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Cambridge Analytica influenced all of the mentioned events, including the United Kingdom's Brexit campaign, the 2016 United States elections, and the 2014 United States midterm elections. The company, through its data mining and analysis techniques, played a significant role in shaping public opinion and targeting specific demographics with tailored political messages. The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica allowed them to influence voters and potentially sway the outcomes of these events.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the first person to report the illicit harvesting of personal data by Cambridge Analytica?

    • A.

      Harry Davies, a journalist for The Guardian

    • B.

      Brittany Kaiser, former business development director of SCL Group

    • C.

      Christopher Wylie, former director of research at Cambridge Analytica 

    • D.

      Roger McNamee, an early investor in Facebook

    Correct Answer
    A. Harry Davies, a journalist for The Guardian
    Explanation
    Harry Davies, a journalist for The Guardian, was the first person to report the illicit harvesting of personal data by Cambridge Analytica.

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  • 8. 

    On which channel was Cambridge Analytica's former CEO exposed?

    • A.

      ITV

    • B.

      Channel 5

    • C.

      Channel 4

    • D.

      BBC One

    Correct Answer
    C. Channel 4
    Explanation
    Cambridge Analytica's former CEO was exposed on Channel 4.

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  • 9. 

    Who had to testify officially in front of several committees of the United States Congress in the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal?

    • A.

      CEO of Cambridge Analytica

    • B.

      Head of FBI

    • C.

      Co-founder of Cambridge Analytica

    • D.

      Co-founder of Facebook

    Correct Answer
    D. Co-founder of Facebook
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the co-founder of Facebook. In the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal, it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm, had improperly obtained and used Facebook user data for targeted political advertising. As a result, Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of Facebook, had to testify officially in front of several committees of the United States Congress to address the scandal and answer questions regarding Facebook's handling of user data.

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  • 10. 

    For which Emmy Awards was the movie nominated?

    • A.

      Outstanding Documentary

    • B.

      Best Documentary

    • C.

      Best Screenplay

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Outstanding Documentary
    Explanation
    The movie was nominated for the Outstanding Documentary Emmy Award.

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