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Richard Parsons (businessman): Quiz


Question 1: He is an advisory trustee of the family's principal philanthropy, the ________ and he sits with David Rockefeller on the board of the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation.
Rockefeller FoundationRockefeller familyRockefeller Brothers FundJohn D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Question 2: Parsons, who is a prominent moderate ________ Republican,[2] served an internship at the New York State Legislature, at which time he was invited to work as a lawyer for the staff of the then New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller.
Great Migration (African American)African American cultureAfrican AmericanAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)

Question 3: From the early 1980s through much of the 1990s, Parsons owned a house at ________ estate in Pocantico Hills, (see Kykuit), where his grandfather was once a groundskeeper.
David RockefellerRockefeller familyJohn D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Question 4: In 2007 Richard Parsons became the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ________.
New York CityApollo TheaterJazz Foundation of AmericaAgnes Varis

Question 5: Headquarters: 399 Park Avenue, New York City, ________ 10043, United States
New YorkMassachusettsConnecticutNew Jersey

Question 6: In 2006, Parsons was selected to co-chair the transition team for the incoming Governor of New York, ________.
Martin Van BurenAndrew CuomoEliot SpitzerDavid Paterson

Question 7: In 2001, United States President ________ selected Parsons to co-chair a commission on Social Security.
George W. BushDick CheneyGeorge H. W. BushRonald Reagan

Question 8: [6] He has worked with the Jazz Foundation to save the homes and the lives of America's elderly jazz and blues musicians including musicians that survived ________.
Hurricane WilmaHurricane KatrinaHurricane CamilleHurricane Rita

Question 9: Richard Dean Parsons (born April 4, 1948) is the current chairman of ________ and the former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner.
National City Corp.Lehman BrothersCIT GroupCitigroup

Question 10: Parsons also worked on the transition team for Michael Bloomberg, who was elected ________ in 2001.
New York City HallGovernment of New York CityNew York City CouncilMayor of New York City


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