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Test Your MBA Knowledge (Part 2!)

Did you ace our first MBA quiz? Try your luck once more with Part 2 and stay tuned for future challenges! (Scroll down for the answers).

1. Which of the following business schools does not offer a joint MD/MBA degree?

a) Stanford Graduate School of Business
b) Columbia Business School
c) Duke Fuqua School of Business
d) University of Chicago Booth School of Business
e) all of the above offer MD/MBA programs

2. Which of the following schools has the least number of students enrolled in its full-time MBA program?

a) Cornell Johnson School of Business
b) New York University Stern School of Business
c) Stanford Graduate School of Business
d) University of Virginia Darden
e) Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

3. Which top b-school prides itself on its weekly “C-Functions,” which feature entertainment organized by a specific campus group?

a) Yale School of Management
b) Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management
c) MIT Sloan School of Management
d) Boston University School of Management
e) UCLA Anderson School of Management

4. The “Multidisciplinary Action Projects” (MAP) course is a signature component of which business school’s first year curriculum?

a) Darden School of Business: University of Virginia
b) University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business
c) Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis
d) Michigan Ross School of Business
e) Kelley School of Business: Indiana University Bloomington

5. What top business school is planning to open a new complex named after the co-founder of Nike this spring?

a) University of California–Berkeley Haas School of Business
b) Stanford Graduate School of Business
c) University of California–Los Angeles Anderson School of Management
d) Harvard Business School
e) New York University Stern School of Business

Answers:

1. e) all of the above offer MD/MBA programs

2. e) Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. With approximately 500 students, Tuck’s full-time MBA enrollment is the lowest of those 5 schools. NYU Stern has a full-time MBA enrollment of 807; Stanford GSB’s enrollment is 799, Cornell’s is 602, and Darden’s is 772.

3.  c) MIT Sloan School of Management. Read more about C-Functions here.

4.  d) Michigan Ross School of Business. Ross students spend seven weeks of the spring semester of their first year exclusively dedicated to MAP projects, which entail working in small groups to solve a real-world business problem presented by a client company. For more about MAP, click here.

5. b) Stanford Graduate School of Business. Learn more about the GSB’s new Knight School of Management here.

Test Your MBA Knowledge

How well have you researched MBA programs? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz on all things b-school. Scroll down for the answers, and stay tuned for future quizzes!

1. U.S. News and World Report recently released a list of the “Top 10 Most Popular Business Schools,” (based on each program’s yield). Which of the following schools is not on the list?

a) University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration
b) Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge Ourso College of Business
c) Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
d) University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics
e) University of Kansas School of Business

2. What U.S. business school’s executive MBA program offers a joint program with the London Business School?

a) New York University Stern School of Business
b) Harvard Business School
c) The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
d) Columbia Business School
e) The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

3. What percentage of Harvard Business School’s Class of 2012 do international students constitute?

a) 14%
b) 24%
c) 34%
d) 44%
e) 54%

4. What industry employed the highest percentage of graduates from the Stanford GSB class of 2010?

a) Finance
b) Consulting
c) Energy
d) Technology
e) Nonprofit

5. What business school has the most Nobel laureates on its faculty?

a) Harvard Business School
b) Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon
c) University of California–Los Angeles Anderson School of Management
d) University of Chicago Booth School of Business
e) Stanford Graduate School of Business

Answers:

1. a) University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration. All the other schools listed are on the U.S. News list. The other 6 schools rounding out the list are: Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Business, Columbia Business School, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, and University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Check out the article here.

2. d) Columbia Business School. Students in Columbia’s Executive MBA – Global Americas and Europe program with London Business Schools attend monthly classes that alternate between London and New York. Graduates earn two full MBA degrees.

3. c) 34% of the class hails from outside the U.S., with 73 countries in total represented.

4. a) Finance. The top three were Finance (31%), Consulting (29%) and Technology (18%). The nonprofit industry only employed 2% of graduates.

5. b) Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon wins this competition, with 5 Nobel laureates currently on its faculty.