The Ultimate
Shoe Dog
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Where is Phil Knight originally from?

  • Portland, Oregon
  • Palo Alto, California
  • Vancouver, Washington
  • Columbus, OH

Question 2 of 10

Where did Knight attend college?

  • Stanford
  • Harvard
  • Arizona State
  • Ole Miss

Question 3 of 10

Who was Knight's high school running coach (and then business partner)?

  • Bill Bowerman
  • Onitsuka
  • Jeff Johnson
  • Bob Woodell

Question 4 of 10

How did "Buck" meet his wife?

  • While he was teaching at PSU
  • On the running track
  • At a bar
  • On his backpacking trip to Japan

Question 5 of 10

What was Nike first called?

  • Blue Ribbon
  • Nike
  • Phil's Shoes
  • Buck Runners

Question 6 of 10

What's a swoosh?

  • The sound of someone going past you
  • The symbol of the Roman God Aires
  • Phil's high school doodlings
  • Bowerman's drawing of a lightning bolt

Question 7 of 10

Which of these is an original Nike creation?

  • The Cortez
  • The Sprinter
  • Hail-Mary
  • Knights

Question 8 of 10

How was Blue Ribbon Sports funded?

  • Knight's father, Bowerman, and several banks
  • Knight's trust fund
  • Venture Capital
  • Bootstrapped

Question 9 of 10

Who was Nike's first full-time employee?

  • Jeff Johnson
  • Penny
  • Frank Rudy
  • Bob Bogart

Question 10 of 10

How did Buck advertise at the 1972 Olympics?

  • Giving free shoes and gear to the Olympic athletes
  • Fly Over banner
  • Televised commercials in between events
  • Paying fans to wear Nike hats

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