NEW YORK (
) -- Happy April Fools' Weekend! We here at
The Five Dumbest Lab
love April Fools' Day. In fact, it's our favorite holiday because nobody likes to celebrate foolish behavior more than we do.
But before we begin pranking our friends on Wall Street, we leave you with
The Five Dumbest Things April Fools Quiz
, recapping the silly shenanigans of the first quarter of 2013. Answering correctly could win you a gift package full of autographed Jim Cramer goodies.
Enter by midnight Tuesday, April 2, by
e-mailing your answers here
with the words "Contest Entry" in the subject line. We'll post the answers and announce the name of the winner in next Friday's column. If there is more than one correct entry, we'll have a drawing.
1. Which chairman of the board ignored the State Department's advice in January and made a private trip to North Korea?
A. Frank Sinatra
(FB) Mark Zuckerberg
(GOOG) Eric Schmidt
D. Chairman Mao
2. What did Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood say about the
(BA - Get Report)
Dreamliner in January a week before the plane was grounded over safety concerns?
A. "I believe this plane is safe and I would have
absolutely no reservations of boarding one of these planes and taking a flight."
B. "I would fly on the Dreamliner in a second. I just wouldn't listen to
Freebird on the flight because that's bad luck. You know, with the whole Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash thing and all."
C. "Who cares if the plane's batteries burst into flames? What's the big deal? People used to smoke on planes all the time. Don't you watch
D. "Not on your life would I board that flying deathtrap . . . wait, is this microphone on?"
3. Shares of
(HLF - Get Report)
sank 8% on Jan. 28 without a peep from Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn or any of the other hedge fund hotshots battling over the supplement seller. The stock was driven down on news that the
Federal Trade Commission
was shutting down a totally unrelated direct-sales outfit. What was the name of that other company?
B. Very Kind Herb Inc.
D. Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing