Answers: How Well Do You Know Your Leaders?

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1. Though raised on cricket, this leader has become an expert on New York Yankees statistics and Chicago Bulls teamwork.

  • Answer: A. Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo
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2. Which leader will be portrayed by Cuba Gooding Jr. in a biopic scheduled for release next year?

  • Answer: B. Benjamin Carson, Johns Hopkins Hospital
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3. This leader is the author of 29 books, including 2004's Winning the Oil Endgame.

  • Answer: A. Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute
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4. Which leader has won a Nobel Prize?

  • Answer: C. David Baltimore, California Institute of Technology
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5. This leader helped found the Shoah Foundation, which archives the testimonies of Holocaust survivors.

6. Which leader said the following: "I can't ever imagine walking into a room or a meeting and saying, 'Well, we can't do this.' We may not do it, but damn straight, the whole time, we're going to believe we can do it."

7. This leader had skipped ahead to the ninth grade by the time he was 12.

  • Answer: C. Freeman Hrabowski, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
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8. In his teens, this leader earned $1.10 an hour as a high school janitor.

  • Answer: C. Manny Diaz, Mayor of Miami
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