Trial Of Kenneth Lay And Jeffrey Skilling! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling were tried based on the scandal that rocked their company, Enron. While Kenneth Lay was the chairman and CEO, Jeffery Skilling was also a CEO and the COO of the company. Their trial was very popular.
What do you know about this trial? Take our quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What month did the trial begin?

    • A.

      January

    • B.

      February

    • C.

      March

    • D.

      April

    Correct Answer
    A. January
    Explanation
    The trial began in January.

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  • 2. 

    What year did the trial begin?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2007

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2009

    Correct Answer
    A. 2006
    Explanation
    The trial began in 2006.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these dates witnessed a first court appearance in the trial?

    • A.

      January 30    

    • B.

      February 21     

    • C.

      March 21    

    • D.

      April 30

    Correct Answer
    A. January 30    
    Explanation
    The date January 30 is the correct answer because it is the only date mentioned that indicates a specific event, which is the first court appearance in the trial. The other dates do not provide any information about the trial or court appearance.

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  • 4. 

    How many former Enron executives were used as witness?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    Eight former Enron executives were used as witnesses.

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  • 5. 

    Who was a star witness of the trial?

    • A.

      Andrew Fastow 

    • B.

      Elizabeth Alicia      

    • C.

      Sandra Huggins  

    • D.

      Cussons John

    Correct Answer
    A. Andrew Fastow 
    Explanation
    Andrew Fastow was a star witness of the trial because he played a pivotal role in the Enron scandal, serving as the Chief Financial Officer of the company. Fastow was responsible for creating and implementing complex financial structures that allowed Enron to hide debt and inflate profits. As a key insider, he had intimate knowledge of the fraudulent activities and was able to provide crucial information and testimony during the trial, making him a star witness.

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  • 6. 

    How many of Enron employees were the defendant?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 because the question is asking about the number of Enron employees who were defendants. Out of the given options, 2 is the only number that represents the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    Which Judge tried the case?

    • A.

      Sim lake 

    • B.

      Kendrick lake   

    • C.

      Reynold lake   

    • D.

      John lake

    Correct Answer
    A. Sim lake 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sim Lake.

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  • 8. 

    What date was a verdict reached?

    • A.

      May 24    

    • B.

      May 25  

    • C.

      April 24

    • D.

      April 25

    Correct Answer
    B. May 25  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is May 25. This date indicates when a verdict was reached.

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  • 9. 

    What year was a verdict reached? 

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2007

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2009

    Correct Answer
    A. 2006
    Explanation
    In order to answer the question, we need to identify the year in which a verdict was reached. Among the given options, the year 2006 is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    What date did Skilling’s sentencing take place?

    • A.

      October 20   

    • B.

      October 21  

    • C.

      October 22    

    • D.

      October 23

    Correct Answer
    D. October 23
    Explanation
    Skilling's sentencing took place on October 23.

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