Chances Of Being Successful

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Chances Of Being Successful - Quiz

This is a test to see what percent you are in the world for possibly being very successful.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Between which months were you born in?

    • A.

      January-April

    • B.

      April-July

    • C.

      July-September

    • D.

      September-December

    Correct Answer
    A. January-April
    Explanation
    Malcolm Gladwell proves that if you were born between January and April that you have a significant advantage on those born throughout the rest of the year because you get months more to develop before they do, yet you are technically in the same age group.

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  • 2. 

    What Religion do you follow?

    • A.

      Hinduism

    • B.

      Christianity

    • C.

      Judaism

    • D.

      Buddhism

    Correct Answer
    C. Judaism
    Explanation
    In the Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell explains how people born in with a Jewish background because they have a strong work ethic due to them overcoming the Romans and having to start a new life later when they migrated to the U.S from Ireland. Jewish beliefs have been proven to help Jews with their work ethic.

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  • 3. 

    Where are you from?

    • A.

      Africa

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Asia

    • D.

      America

    • E.

      South America

    Correct Answer
    D. America
    Explanation
    The Outliers shows the world how coming from a strong culture such as America, makes it easier for one to be successful because in other countries, people don't have the freedom to speak up and do what they want to do. In America you have that freedom and build the necessary character traits.

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  • 4. 

    Choose which trait you would want if given the option:

    • A.

      Highest IQ in the world

    • B.

      Very fortunate with a hard-working personality

    • C.

      Resistant and Uncooperative

    • D.

      Attentive and always following orders from others

    Correct Answer
    B. Very fortunate with a hard-working personality
    Explanation
    Malcolm Gladwell shows in his book that having the highest IQ in the world isn't neccessary to be successful. One needs be hardworking and be fortunate to get somewhere in life.

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  • 5. 

    True: All that matters in being successful is being hardworking?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Being a hardworking person is very neccessary in being successful, but one needs to be very fortunate as well or else being hardworking may not even matter.

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  • 6. 

    What type of cultural background do you come from?

    • A.

      Hostile ancestors

    • B.

      Happy ancestors

    • C.

      Hardworking ancestors

    • D.

      Rich ancestors

    • E.

      Ancestors that were followers

    Correct Answer
    C. Hardworking ancestors
    Explanation
    Malcolm Gladwell shows in his book that one's cultural past actually effects how a family member years down the road can be. Therefore, if your family was a hardworking family, that may give you the traits to be hardworking and all that is left in your life to be successful is fortune. Having rich ancestors doesn't mean that you may become rich because of them because that doesn't show how their work ethic was like.

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  • 7. 

    What type of family do you come from?

    • A.

      Poor

    • B.

      Rich

    Correct Answer
    B. Rich
    Explanation
    Malcolm Galdwell talks about how people that come from a rich family have an advantage since they may have an opportunity for a better education.

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