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
Answer: B. Martha, Martha, Martha. Macy's does not want to see Martha at Penneys.
5. Jack in the Box (JACK) introduced a new milkshake in early February. What flavor was it?
Answer: D. They say bacon makes everything taste better. We aren't so sure that applies to beverages.
6. In late February, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced yet another product recall, this one leading to the dismissal of CEO William Weldon. Which faulty J&J product proved to be the last straw for Weldon?
A. Infant Tylenol
D. Johnson's Baby Shampoo
Answer: A. Problems with its Infant Tylenol packaging turned into a major headache for Weldon.
7. Which of the following cruise ships actually completed its voyage as planned?