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Alan Bond (businessman): Quiz

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Question 1: The purchase was however funded by a substantial loan from the auctioneer, Sotheby's, which Bond subsequently refused to repay and the painting was re-sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum in ________ in 1990.
Glendale, CaliforniaLos AngelesSan Jose, CaliforniaLong Beach, California

Question 2: He later extended his business interests into other fields including brewing (he controlled Castlemaine Tooheys and G. Heileman Brewing Company in ________), gold mining and television.
Eau Claire, WisconsinMilwaukeeGreen Bay, WisconsinLa Crosse, Wisconsin

Question 3: In 1987, Bond purchased ________'s renowned painting, Irises,[1] for $54 million — at the time a world record for a single painting.
Vincent van Gogh chronologyVincent van GoghVincent van Gogh's healthTheo van Gogh (art dealer)

Question 4: He purchased QTQ-9, ________ and settled an outstanding defamation dispute the station had with the Queensland premier, Joh Bjelke-Petersen by paying out AUD$400,000.
BrisbaneMelbournePerth, Western AustraliaSydney

Question 5: Interests related to the Bond family also control Global Diamond Resources plc (formerly Lesotho Diamond Corporation) which is developing the Kao diamond pipe in the Kingdom of ________.
South AfricaLesothoSaint LuciaCanada

Question 6: Australia's first private university, ________, bears his name.
Deakin UniversityMacquarie UniversityBond UniversityAustralian National University

Question 7: In 1987 he paid $1 billion for the Australia-wide Nine television network from ________'s PBL.
Kerry PackerRupert MurdochRichard Pratt (Australian businessman)Frank Packer

Question 8: Bond was born in the Hammersmith district of London, ________, and emigrated to Australia with his parents and sister Geraldine in 1950.
ScotlandUnited KingdomEnglandWales

Question 9: Alan Bond (born 22 April 1938) is an ________ businessman noted for his criminal convictions and high-profile business dealings, including what was at the time the biggest corporate collapse in Australian history.
AustraliaBarbadosUnited KingdomCanada

Question 10: He finally won the trophy in 1983, which had been held by the ________ since 1851.
New York CityNew York Yacht ClubNational Historic LandmarkGrand Central Terminal







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