The Wonderful World of Elon Musk

Answer these questions about the world's most fascinating billionaire - Elon Musk.
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Last updated: September 15, 2019
First submittedSeptember 8, 2019
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What country was Elon Musk born in?
South Africa
What is the name of his car company?
Tesla
What company made Elon Musk rich when it was purchased by eBay in 2002?
Paypal
What is the name of his space launch company?
SpaceX
What is the name of his tunnel-drilling company?
The Boring Company
What type of weapon did he sell in order to promote that company?
Flamethrower
What is the name of Musk's proposed high-speed train in a vacuum tube?
Hyperloop
What does the Neuralink company hope to one day connect with computers?
Human brains
In 2018, Musk launched a plan to rescue kids trapped in a cave using a tiny submarine,
but his plan was deemed impractical. What country were the kids trapped in?
Thailand
What is manufactured at the Gigafactory in Nevada?
Batteries
What does Elon Musk want to nuke (in order to make it more habitable)?
Mars
What actress did Musk date in 2018?
Amber Heard
What one-name musician did he start dating in 2018?
Grimes
What rocket was used to deliver a car into space?
Falcon Heavy
What residential solar company was acquired by Musk's car company in 2016?
SolarCity
In 2018, Elon Musk falsely claimed that his car company was being purchased.
What price per share did he say it was being bought for?
(Hint: teenagers think it's funny)
$420.69
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Level 72
Sep 15, 2019
14/16, but considering I'm a big Musk I should've gotten more. Good quiz!
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Level 56
Oct 18, 2019
I've never really followed the guy outside of watching the launches cause I live in Florida, doing a small report on him in high school, and seeing Teslas, but I got 13/16
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Level 78
Sep 15, 2019
I like his ventures, makes you believe in the boundless possibilities of human thought and endeavour, bit of a nob at times though.
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Level 74
Sep 15, 2019
Last part of your comment is a bit of an understatement
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Level 67
Oct 18, 2019
I think it's pretty accurate, he can be a bit of a nob but his endeavours are inspiring. He's never done anything reprehensible enough to deserve all the flack that people give him though.
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Level 60
Oct 18, 2019
During the Thai cave incident he accused one of the rescue divers of being a paedophile because they didn't want to use his idea. That was pretty reprehensible.
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Level 67
Oct 21, 2019
ya, I read that story. he put his foot in his mouth by saying something really stupid. but lots of people do that without also doing good in the world and they don't get as much hate as is directed at Elon. I also think your definition of reprehensible is a bit soft.
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Level 65
Oct 18, 2019
Yeah, for now the cost-benefit analysis of his existence pretty clearly favors the "benefit" side. He seems to be getting more erratic though, so let's hope he doesn't go off the deep end in the future. He could become a supervillain pretty easily.
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Level 73
Sep 25, 2019
Can anyone illuminate me into why the number 420.69 is funny? It must be that I'm no longer a teenager, but I fail to see why it's fan (if it's not just the 69 as a sex position)
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Level 78
Sep 26, 2019
420 relates to smoking weed and 69 is what you thought it was
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Level 56
Oct 18, 2019
dank
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Level 78
Oct 20, 2019
Af
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Level 74
Oct 18, 2019
Maybe you should rephrase the question to “Which country were the trapped kids located in?” Right now it sounds like the Thai government was trying to keep them trapped in that cave.
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Level 81
Oct 18, 2019
Not really. If the last word was "by" instead of "in," then yeah
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Level 78
Oct 18, 2019
I got two. He's not so fascinating in my world. :)
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Level 79
Mar 24, 2020
This is more in my range. I hit the mother of all Hail Mary's on this one to artificially inflate my paltry score. For the weapon question, I had no clue, so I just typed in the most bizarre weapon that came to mind, that I could never imagine anyone ever manufacturing for retail. When "flamethrower" popped up, I actually jumped back. I entered that in the same spirit that I entered "Tso" in the "Famous Generals" quiz.
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Level 51
Jun 13, 2020
Can you include his new son's name? It's like X Æ A-Xii or something.
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Level 67
Jul 12, 2020
Yea I know nothing about the guy as my score of 2 confirmed (knew tesla and guessed brains..) The only other thing I know about him is he gave an extremely weird name to his kid (which beats names like "apple" by a mile). Not that I would ve been able to tell you exactly what it was. So it feels extremely absent on this quiz
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Level 44
Jan 7, 2021
If CNN ain't screwing me wrong, Elon Musk is now the richest person in the world.
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Level 51
Jan 21, 2021
how? he was at 40 million USD just 1 or 2 years ago and now he's at almost 200 million....not bad for a billionaire who makes 420 jokes