Multiple Choice

News Corp.’s Heirs Apparent


1. Which Murdoch told attendees at a National Assn. of Television Program Executives event that they “act more like a victim support group” than executives?
 
a) Lachlan Murdoch, 39, former News Corp. executive and eldest son
b) Elisabeth Murdoch, 42, television executive and eldest daughter
c) James Murdoch, 38, current News Corp. executive and other son
d) Wendi Deng Murdoch, 42, walloping third wife
 
2. Who let slip that Rupert Murdoch used Viagra—and then tried to cover up the gaffe by suggesting he didn’t actually need it?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 
3. Who took up karate at age 28 and became a black belt within two years?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 
4. Who suffers from OCD and experienced convulsions while watching a niece eat spaghetti with her hands aboard the Murdoch yacht?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 
5. Which clansman demanded that the house manager turn off all lights after guests leave the room?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 
6. The spread of AIDS in Papua New Guinea consumes which Murdoch enough to campaign with Olympian Ian Thorpe to combat it?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 
7. While studying abroad, which family member had a tryst with his/her sponsor parent that resulted in marriage?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 
8. Which Murdoch spent $185,000 for a cardboard box to be signed by the current Duke and Duchess of Cambridge—before discovering that William and Kate are forbidden by royal protocol from giving autographs?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 
Extra Credit: A pierced eyebrow and a tattoo of a light bulb belong to which family member?
 
a) Lachlan
b) Liz
c) James
d) Wendi
 

Answers: 1: B 2: D 3: C 4: C 5: D 6: A 7: D 8: B Extra Credit: C
If you got only three answers correct, you’re spending too much time worrying about the debt ceiling. Up to five correct: Ever been to Britain? More than seven correct? Is your name Peter Chernin?

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