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Question 1 of 14

What was the quote displayed on the paperweight Elizabeth Holmes kept on her desk?

  • "What would you do if you knew you could not fail?"
  • "If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again."
  • "Move fast and break things."
  • "How much can you lose? How much can you win?"

Question 2 of 14

How many tests had to be voided or corrected by the time the fraud was discovered?

  • Nearly one million
  • Over one billion
  • Nearly five thousand
  • None, they were still valid, they just used old technology

Question 3 of 14

Who cofounded Theranos with Elizabeth Holmes?

  • Shaunak Roy
  • Tony Stewart
  • Sunny Balwani
  • Katie Holmes

Question 4 of 14

What was the big idea behind Theranos?

  • The ability to run multiple blood tests on a small quantity of blood
  • Replacing blood tests with saliva swabs
  • New processes to change a person's blood type
  • Increasing blood supplies through cloning

Question 5 of 14

What is the name of the reporter that uncovered Theranos's dark secrets?

  • John Carreyrou
  • Tony Stevens
  • Barbara Walters
  • Anderson Cooper

Question 6 of 14

Which of these is NOT a reason why more employees didn't blow the whistle on Theranos?

  • They were kept in the dark
  • They had to sign NDA's
  • They were threatened and followed
  • They believed in the company vision

Question 7 of 14

When first meeting Elizabeth, people were often surprised by her

  • voice
  • nervous twitch
  • mustache
  • auburn hair

Question 8 of 14

Which of the following is a strategy Theranos used to fool investors?

  • Replacing real tests with simulations
  • Hypnosis
  • Augmented reality
  • Hiring actors

Question 9 of 14

As a result of the fraud, which of the following were not penalties imposed on Emily

  • A complete shutdown of Theranos
  • $500,000 fine
  • 10 year barment from serving as a director on any company
  • Loss of large portion of Theranos stock

Question 10 of 14

Elizabeth Holmes started to dress like which famous individual?

  • Steve Jobs
  • Bill Nye
  • Mark Cuban
  • Marissa Mayer

Question 11 of 14

What large grocery chain partnered with Theranos?

  • Safeway
  • Macy's
  • Wal-mart
  • Whole Foods

Question 12 of 14

At it's peak, what was Theranos valued at?

  • $9 billion
  • $500 million
  • $20 billion
  • $1 billion

Question 13 of 14

Where was Elizabeth Holmes attending school before starting Theranos?

  • Stanford
  • Berkeley
  • Harvard
  • Yale

Question 14 of 14

Elizabeth's fear of what caused her to start Theranos?

  • Needles
  • Blood
  • Doctors
  • The dark

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