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  • 1. 

    According to "Forbes", who was the highest paid male model of 2009?

    • A.

      Sean Jean

    • B.

      Sean O'Pry

    • C.

      Sean Bean

    • D.

      Sean Connery

    Correct Answer
    B. Sean O'Pry
    Explanation
    Sean O'Pry was the highest paid male model of 2009 according to "Forbes".

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  • 2. 

    What "Sixth Sense" creator was the highest paid screenwriter in 2008?

    • A.

      William Davies

    • B.

      Joe Eszterhas

    • C.

      M. Night Shyamalan

    • D.

      Shane Black

    Correct Answer
    C. M. Night Shyamalan
    Explanation
    M. Night Shyamalan was the highest paid screenwriter in 2008.

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  • 3. 

    Per "Forbes" in September 2010, who is the highest paid chef in the world?

    • A.

      Gordon Ramsay

    • B.

      Eric Ripert

    • C.

      Eric Greenspan

    • D.

      Eric Tucker

    Correct Answer
    A. Gordon Ramsay
    Explanation
    According to "Forbes" in September 2010, Gordon Ramsay was reported as the highest paid chef in the world.

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  • 4. 

    Which star-studded U.S. city has the highest paid chief of police?

    • A.

      Chicago

    • B.

      New York City

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      Washington, D.C.

    Correct Answer
    C. Los Angeles
    Explanation
    Los Angeles is known for being a star-studded city in the U.S. and it also has the highest paid chief of police. This could be due to the city's high crime rates and the need for strong law enforcement. Additionally, Los Angeles is home to many wealthy celebrities and influential individuals who may contribute to the higher salary for the chief of police.

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  • 5. 

    What pretty woman was first to command $20M per picture, the highest ever for an actress?

    • A.

      Jennifer Aniston

    • B.

      Emma Watson

    • C.

      Jennifer Lopez

    • D.

      Julia Roberts

    Correct Answer
    D. Julia Roberts
    Explanation
    Julia Roberts was the first pretty woman to command $20 million per picture, which was the highest ever for an actress.

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  • 6. 

    What U.S. company was run by the world's highest paid auto executive in 2009?

    • A.

      Nissan

    • B.

      VW

    • C.

      Hyundai

    • D.

      Ford

    Correct Answer
    D. Ford
    Explanation
    In 2009, the world's highest paid auto executive was the CEO of Ford. This indicates that the correct answer is Ford.

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  • 7. 

    What ensemble cast made $1M each per episode, setting a record in 2002?

    • A.

      Coach

    • B.

      Drake & Josh

    • C.

      Friends

    • D.

      Bernie Mac Show

    Correct Answer
    C. Friends
    Explanation
    In 2002, the ensemble cast of the TV show "Friends" made $1M each per episode, setting a record. This means that all the main actors in the show were paid a million dollars for every episode they appeared in. "Friends" was a popular sitcom that aired from 1994 to 2004, and its cast members were highly regarded and in high demand at the time, justifying their high salaries.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the highest paid member of the U.S. Congress?

    • A.

      Minority Leader

    • B.

      Chair, Ways & Means

    • C.

      Majority Leader

    • D.

      Speaker Of The House

    Correct Answer
    D. Speaker Of The House
    Explanation
    The Speaker of the House is the highest paid member of the U.S. Congress because they hold the highest position in the House of Representatives. As the leader of the House, the Speaker has significant responsibilities and powers, including presiding over debates, influencing the legislative agenda, and representing the House in dealings with the President and Senate. Due to the importance and influence of this position, the Speaker of the House receives a higher salary compared to other members of Congress.

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  • 9. 

    Who is the highest paid official of the U.S. Senate?

    • A.

      President Pro Tempore

    • B.

      Minority Party Leader

    • C.

      President of The Senate

    • D.

      Majority Party Leader

    Correct Answer
    C. President of The Senate
    Explanation
    The President of the Senate is the highest paid official of the U.S. Senate because this position holds significant power and responsibility. The President of the Senate, who is also the Vice President of the United States, presides over the Senate, casts tie-breaking votes, and represents the Senate in various capacities. As such, this position is considered to be one of the most important and influential in the Senate, warranting a higher salary than other officials such as the President Pro Tempore, Minority Party Leader, or Majority Party Leader.

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  • 10. 

    What comedian made "No Apologies" for being the 2nd highest earning comedian in 2009?

    • A.

      Jason Lee

    • B.

      Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    • C.

      Jason Alexander

    • D.

      Chris Rock

    Correct Answer
    D. Chris Rock
    Explanation
    Chris Rock made "No Apologies" for being the 2nd highest earning comedian in 2009. This suggests that he was unapologetic and proud of his success as the second highest earning comedian during that year.

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  • 11. 

    What female television cook/chef was the highest paid in 2009?

    • A.

      Rachael Ray

    • B.

      Sandra Lee

    • C.

      Cat Cora

    • D.

      Ina Garten

    Correct Answer
    A. Rachael Ray
    Explanation
    In 2009, Rachael Ray was the highest paid female television cook/chef. This suggests that she was able to command a higher salary or earn more from endorsements and other business ventures compared to other female cooks/chefs such as Sandra Lee, Cat Cora, and Ina Garten. Rachael Ray's popularity and success in the culinary industry likely contributed to her higher earnings in that year.

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  • 12. 

    Who is the highest paid female poker pro as of September 2010?

    • A.

      Kathy Liebert

    • B.

      Jean Gluck

    • C.

      Lily Elviro

    • D.

      Annie Duke

    Correct Answer
    A. Kathy Liebert
    Explanation
    Kathy Liebert is the highest paid female poker pro as of September 2010.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the highest paid female tennis player at the end of the 2010 season?

    • A.

      Maria Sharapova

    • B.

      Maret Ani

    • C.

      Tracy Austin

    • D.

      Victoria Azarenka

    Correct Answer
    A. Maria Sharapova
    Explanation
    Maria Sharapova was the highest paid female tennis player at the end of the 2010 season. This can be inferred from the information given in the question.

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  • 14. 

    What U.S. governor earns the highest salary, should they opt to accept it?

    • A.

      Michigan

    • B.

      Maine

    • C.

      Ohio

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    D. California
    Explanation
    California has the highest salary for U.S. governors if they choose to accept it. This is because California is the most populous state in the U.S. and has a high cost of living. The governor of California is responsible for leading a state with a large economy and a diverse population, which may justify the higher salary compared to governors of other states.

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  • 15. 

    How much of Phil Mickelson's $52,950,356 earnings in 2009 were from endorsements?

    • A.

      $46.6 million

    • B.

      $22.4 million

    • C.

      $11.8 million

    • D.

      $22.2 million

    Correct Answer
    A. $46.6 million
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $46.6 million. This means that the majority of Phil Mickelson's earnings in 2009, approximately 88%, came from endorsements. This indicates that Mickelson had lucrative endorsement deals that significantly contributed to his overall income for that year.

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  • 16. 

    As the highest paid player in MLB, what was A-Rod's salary in 2009?

    • A.

      12700000

    • B.

      10000000

    • C.

      33000000

    • D.

      122000000

    Correct Answer
    C. 33000000
    Explanation
    A-Rod's salary in 2009 was $33,000,000.

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  • 17. 

    As the 7th highest paid U.S. athlete, how much did Kobe Bryant earn in 2009 endorsements?

    • A.

      68000000

    • B.

      10000000

    • C.

      78000000

    • D.

      50000000

    Correct Answer
    B. 10000000
    Explanation
    In 2009, Kobe Bryant earned $10,000,000 in endorsements. This means that he received this amount of money from various companies and brands for promoting their products or services. Being the 7th highest paid U.S. athlete, Bryant's endorsement earnings were a significant part of his overall income.

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  • 18. 

    How much of Peyton Manning's $27M income in 2009 was due to endorsements?

    • A.

      $13M

    • B.

      $2M

    • C.

      $5M

    • D.

      $20M

    Correct Answer
    A. $13M
    Explanation
    Peyton Manning's $27M income in 2009 was due to a combination of his salary and endorsements. Out of the total income, $13M was specifically attributed to endorsements.

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  • 19. 

    As the second highest NASCAR earner, what was Jeff Gordon's income in 2009?

    • A.

      20944140

    • B.

      6009436

    • C.

      68300329

    • D.

      14449123

    Correct Answer
    A. 20944140
    Explanation
    In 2009, Jeff Gordon's income was $20,944,140, which makes him the second highest NASCAR earner.

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  • 20. 

    Who was the top earner in the NBA in 2009 with a total income of $35M?

    • A.

      Kevin Garnett

    • B.

      LeBron James

    • C.

      Shaquille O'Neal

    • D.

      Kobe Bryant

    Correct Answer
    C. Shaquille O'Neal
    Explanation
    Shaquille O'Neal was the top earner in the NBA in 2009 with a total income of $35M.

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  • 21. 

    What top-earning athlete worldwide has a building named for him on the Nike campus?

    • A.

      Michael Jordan

    • B.

      Shaquille O'Neal

    • C.

      Tiger Woods

    • D.

      David Beckham

    Correct Answer
    C. Tiger Woods
    Explanation
    Tiger Woods is the correct answer because he is a top-earning athlete worldwide and has a building named after him on the Nike campus. This suggests that he has a strong partnership with Nike and has achieved significant success in his career to be honored in such a way.

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  • 22. 

    As #3 on the list of top earning musicians in 2009, what was Beyonce's haul that year?

    • A.

      $44M

    • B.

      $290M

    • C.

      $87M

    • D.

      $39M

    Correct Answer
    C. $87M
    Explanation
    In 2009, Beyonce earned a total of $87 million, making her the third highest-earning musician that year. This indicates that she had a highly successful year in terms of her music sales, concerts, endorsements, and other ventures. Her earnings demonstrate her popularity and commercial success during that period.

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  • 23. 

    At the start of the 2010 season, what NCAA school had the highest earning football coach?

    • A.

      University of Oklahoma

    • B.

      University of Tennessee

    • C.

      Notre Dame University

    • D.

      Ohio State University

    Correct Answer
    A. University of Oklahoma
    Explanation
    The correct answer is University of Oklahoma. This can be inferred from the question, which asks about the NCAA school with the highest earning football coach at the start of the 2010 season. The answer choice University of Oklahoma indicates that their football coach had the highest earnings among the listed schools during that time period.

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  • 24. 

    As the 2nd highest paid model in the world, what was Heidi Klum's 2009 income?

    • A.

      $16 million

    • B.

      $2 million

    • C.

      $43 million

    • D.

      $4.1 million

    Correct Answer
    A. $16 million
    Explanation
    Heidi Klum's 2009 income was $16 million, making her the second highest paid model in the world.

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  • 25. 

    As of 2009-2010, who is the highest paid soccer player in the world?

    • A.

      Ronaldinho

    • B.

      Thierry Henry

    • C.

      David Beckham

    • D.

      Ronaldo

    Correct Answer
    C. David Beckham
    Explanation
    David Beckham was the highest paid soccer player in the world as of 2009-2010. This can be attributed to his popularity, marketability, and successful career. Beckham's endorsements and business ventures also contributed to his high earnings.

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  • 26. 

    What U.S. city had the highest paid mayor in 2009?

    • A.

      Miami

    • B.

      Dallas

    • C.

      Chicago

    • D.

      Minneapolis

    Correct Answer
    C. Chicago
    Explanation
    Chicago had the highest paid mayor in 2009. This can be attributed to various factors such as the city's larger population, higher cost of living, and potentially higher budget allocation for the mayor's office compared to other cities. Additionally, Chicago may have had specific economic or political circumstances that justified a higher salary for the mayor during that time period.

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  • 27. 

    Who employs the highest paid CEO of a non-profit organization in the U.S. as of Sept. 2010?

    • A.

      Edina Baptist Church

    • B.

      Akron Salvation Army

    • C.

      Houston YMCA

    • D.

      Memphis Goodwill Industries

    Correct Answer
    C. Houston YMCA
    Explanation
    The highest paid CEO of a non-profit organization in the U.S. as of Sept. 2010 is employed by Houston YMCA.

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  • 28. 

    What highest paid radio personality calls himself "King of All Media"?

    • A.

      Casey Kasem

    • B.

      Rush Limbaugh

    • C.

      Howard Stern

    • D.

      Glenn Beck

    Correct Answer
    C. Howard Stern
    Explanation
    Howard Stern is known as the "King of All Media" because of his successful career as a radio personality, television host, author, and actor. He gained fame for his controversial and provocative style, pushing the boundaries of traditional radio broadcasting. Stern's popularity and success have allowed him to command high salaries, making him one of the highest-paid radio personalities in the industry.

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  • 29. 

    At the end of 2013, who was the highest earning comedian in the world?

    • A.

      Don Rickles

    • B.

      Jerry Seinfeld

    • C.

      Ron White

    • D.

      Jeff Foxworthy

    Correct Answer
    B. Jerry Seinfeld
    Explanation
    Jerry Seinfeld was the highest earning comedian in the world at the end of 2013. This can be attributed to his successful career in stand-up comedy, as well as his popular television show "Seinfeld" which aired from 1989 to 1998. Seinfeld's comedic talent and widespread appeal allowed him to command high fees for his performances and endorsements, leading to his status as the highest earning comedian during that year.

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  • 30. 

    Who was the world's top earning ventriloquist as of September 2009?

    • A.

      Judy Buch

    • B.

      Terry Fator

    • C.

      Jeff Dunham

    • D.

      Dan Horn

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeff Dunham
    Explanation
    Jeff Dunham was the world's top earning ventriloquist as of September 2009. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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