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The Microsoft czar

How much do you know about Bill Gates, the czar of the world of computers? Take the rediff business quiz to discover some less known facets of this genius' life.

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1. What was Bill Gates' subject at the Harvard University?
a) Law
b) Economics
c) Mathematics

2. Name the book that Gates wrote on computer technology.
a) Business @ the Speed of Thought
b) Business @ Lightning Speed
c) Business @ Click of the Mouse

3. In which prime time television show did Bill Gates make an appearance?
a) Friends
b) Beverly Hills
c) Frasier

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The correct answer is Frasier.
The billionaire played himself in a cameo role on the television show's 200th episode in 2001.
Correct!
The billionaire played himself in a cameo role on the television show's 200th episode in 2001.

4. Which outdoor game Gates loves to play?
a) Soccer
b) Golf
c) Tennis

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The correct answer is Golf.
If Gates is not solving computer problems, he either reads, plays bridge or golf.
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If Gates is not solving computer problems, he either reads, plays bridge or golf.

5. Besides Microsoft, Gates founded another company. Name it.
a) Getty Images
b) Pixels
c) Corbis

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The correct answer is Corbis.
Corbis, founded by Gates in the early 1990s, develops a comprehensive digital archive of art and photography from public and private collections around the globe.
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Corbis, founded by Gates in the early 1990s, develops a comprehensive digital archive of art and photography from public and private collections around the globe.

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