Good News | Culture | Leadership | Fun


Everything You Know About Silicon Valley Might Be Wrong

Test your Silicon Valley knowledge by taking a quiz from Harvard Business Review. The first question is below.

But how much do you really know about the real Silicon Valley? Take the following test and record your answers. At the bottom of this page, you’ll see how you did.

1. Silicon Valley was founded when (select the best answer):
a. Steve Jobs and John Wozniak invented the Apple II in 1977
b. David Packard and Bill Hewlett started business in a garage in 1939
c. Frederick Terman set up the Stanford Industrial Park in 1951
d. Federal Telegraph Company was established in 1909
e. Silicon Valley was never founded

31. August 2011 by Justin Buzzard

Comments (2)

  1. Okay since I normally don’t do well on these things, and because I have been here my entire life and am feeling the pride. I got all of them except one. Who knew Santa Clara was the prune capital of the world. Now Gilroy and Garlic on the other hand, no problem.

  2. Hey, I know what it’s like to be born and grow up here. I think I’m exempt from this test. ;)

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *