What Do You Know About Russell Simmons? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Russell Simmons? Trivia Quiz - Quiz

This quiz assesses your knowledge about Russell Simmon's life. He is an American writer, entrepreneur, film producer, and chief executive officer of Rush Communications. He is the brain behind Def Jam music label and several clothing lines such as Tantris and Phat Farm. Russell Simmons discovered his passion for music in childhood. What do you know about him?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How much was he worth in 2011?

    • A.

      $340 million 

    • B.

      $233 million 

    • C.

      $483 million 

    • D.

      $241 million 

    Correct Answer
    A. $340 million 
    Explanation
    In 2011, he was worth $340 million.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these businesses is not owned by him? 

    • A.

      Global Grind 

    • B.

      Amazon Tetris 

    • C.

      Phat Farm 

    • D.

      All Def Digital 

    Correct Answer
    B. Amazon Tetris 
    Explanation
    The question asks which business is not owned by him. The businesses listed are Global Grind, Phat Farm, and All Def Digital. Out of these options, Amazon Tetris is not mentioned as one of the businesses owned by him. Therefore, Amazon Tetris is the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    When did he get remarried to Kimora Lee? 

    • A.

      1993 

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    D. 1998
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1998. This means that the person got remarried to Kimora Lee in the year 1998.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of his brother? 

    • A.

      Arthur 

    • B.

      Edward 

    • C.

      Richard 

    • D.

      Daniel 

    Correct Answer
    D. Daniel 
  • 5. 

    What is his relationship with Joseph Simmons? 

    • A.

      Father 

    • B.

      Cousin 

    • C.

      Uncle 

    • D.

      Brother 

    Correct Answer
    D. Brother 
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Brother," suggests that the person in question has a sibling relationship with Joseph Simmons. This means that they share at least one parent and are part of the same family.

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  • 6. 

    When did he graduate from High School? 

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1965

    • C.

      1975

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    C. 1975
    Explanation
    He graduated from High School in 1975.

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  • 7. 

    When was he awarded an honorary doctorate degree by Claremont Lincoln University? 

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      2003

    • D.

      2004 

    Correct Answer
    D. 2004 
  • 8. 

    Who cofounded Def Jam with him? 

    • A.

      Matt Stewart

    • B.

      Joshua Bells 

    • C.

      Mark Walter 

    • D.

      Rick Rubin 

    Correct Answer
    D. Rick Rubin 
    Explanation
    Rick Rubin is the correct answer because he is one of the co-founders of Def Jam. Def Jam is a famous record label that was established in 1984 by Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons. Together, they played a significant role in shaping the hip-hop and rap music industry, signing influential artists such as LL Cool J, Public Enemy, and Beastie Boys.

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  • 9. 

    When did he start Def Jam? 

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1981

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    B. 1983
    Explanation
    He started Def Jam in 1983.

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  • 10. 

    When was he featured in Krush Groove? 

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    C. 1985
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1985 because Krush Groove is a film that was released in 1985. The question is asking about the year in which he was featured in this film, and the only option that matches the release year of the film is 1985.

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