The 5 Dumbest 'April Fool's' Quiz Answers
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- We here at the Five Dumbest Lab love April Fools' Day. In fact, it's our favorite holiday because nobody likes to celebrate foolish behavior more than we do.
And the winner of our annual April Fools Day quiz is?
From the Peach State, it's Atlanta's own Michael Patrick. Michael wins a bag full of goodies autographed by Jim Cramer.
Thanks for playing everybody. Now here you go, the quiz with the answers. Enjoy!
1. Shares of WebMD(WBMD) took ill in early January, falling almost 30% after a sudden case of what we called Acute Dumbness. Which of the following was not a reason behind the stock's collapse?
A. The company's CEO resigned.
B. The company stopped its sale talks.
C. The company slashed its sales expectations.
D. The company's CEO got sued for malpractice.
Answer: D. The online medical information provider has a number of maladies, but malpractice is not one of them.
2. In early January, private equity powerhouse Blackstone(BX) registered a slew of domain names to protect itself from detractors. According to Domain Name Wire, which of the following was not a Web domain name purchased by Blackstone?
Answer: C. Blackstone is buying domain names to protect boss Stephen Schwarzman. Can't we all just get along?
3. Celebrity chef Paula Deen, famous for her colossally high-calorie dishes, confirmed in mid-January that she had Type 2 diabetes, but she also landed a job as a paid spokesperson for the diabetes drug Victoza. Which pharmaceutical company is behind Deen's drug?
A. Novo Nordisk
D. Eli Lilly
Answer: A. Novo Nordisk cut a very sweet deal with Paula.
B. J.C. Penney