How Well Do You Know Sales Pop Culture? – Take Our Quiz

All work and no play makes us dull salespeople. Let’s mix a little work with pleasure and take a moment to sharpen our knowledge of sales pop culture – you just may learn a little something while you’re at it. Be sure to share your results when you’re finished.

Also using Google is cheating, but you know that.

Arthur Miller’s 1949, Pulitzer Prize-winning play, later turned into an award-winning film,  was called:
Revenge of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman
Birth of a Salesman

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In the 1992 masterpiece Glengarry Glen Ross, Alec Baldwin’s uber salesman famously claimed that ‘Coffee is for…’?
Customers
Winners
Closers

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In the movie Pursuit of Happyness, what job does Will Smith’s character take when he finds himself homeless with a five-year-old son?
Unpaid internship
Car Salesman
Telemarketer

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Which movie is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, chronicling his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life and his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government?
Boiler Room
Wolf of Wall Street
Sell me a dream

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In the long-running American sitcom The Office, Dwight Schrute enters a fierce competition to sell more paper products than the company’s new website - hoping to prove that humans will always be superior to machines. Who won the competition?
The website
Jim Halpert
Dwight Schrute

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In the movie Tin Men, door-to-door aluminum-siding salesmen Bill "B.B." Babowsky and Ernest Tilley are professional rivals in an industry known for shady dealings and high-pressure sales. Which incident escalates their rivalry to insane levels?
Bill steals Ernest’s lunch
They get involved in a car crash
Ernest undercuts Bill on a deal

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In the 1995 comedy Tommy Boy, which auto-part is Chris Farley trying to sell in the infamous sales pitch that ends with him setting his potential customer’s toy cars on fire while screaming about the imagined bloody death of said customer’s family?
Brake pads
Steering wheel
Shock absorber

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Which notorious real-life salesperson sold over $40 million in pianos before retirement?
Mary Kay Ash
Joe Girard
Erica Feidner

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Which corporate mega-deal is widely regarded as the biggest successful deal of all time?
Comcast’s acquisition of AT&T broadband
Vodafone Airtouch's acquisition of Mannesmann
AOL’s acquisition of Time Warner

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Who should play Pipedrive founder Timo Rein when (if) they make a movie about the creation of everyone’s favorite sales CRM?
Keanu Reeves
Jason Statham
Viggo Mortensen

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