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Test Your MBA Knowledge

Posted in Test Prep on April 19, 2011 by

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


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.