Jim Cramer nightly educates and entertains "
Mad Money" viewers and readers not only about financial markets but also about language, literature and sometimes even the tube. Take this week's "Mad Money" culture quiz and compare wavelengths with the host. Then check back next Friday for a new set of teasers.
(You'll find the answers at the end of the quiz.)
1. Cramer said that when he
hit his 2006 target on the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
, he upgraded to:
Lagavulin and parquet floors
black truffle burgers and a Patek-Philippe watch
2. During a "Lightning Round," when a caller asked about a top in
and then about buying
, Cramer said that at
he has a sign on his desk that says:
"A day without sunshine is like night."
"I'd rather be trading."
"Accounting irregularities mean sell."
"Oh my God! They killed Kenny!"
3. Cramer said he doesn't agree with those who say that
"is due" for a hit, just like ______.
4. Which guest on Cramer's weeklong stint hosting
"Jim Cramer Live" (where he
), gave a "5:30 a.m., West Coast, stuttering Booyah," and rode
to a profit?
5. When a caller asked about Cramer's comment in March that "
had no reason to live," Cramer said that it and Intel are locked in a mental, Claymation death match and that AMD is having existential conflict just like _____.
Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver
Everybody Loves Raymond
Husserl's Being and Time
Sartre's Huis Clos
Bonus: Taking a caller's question about mortgages,
( LEH) and
( BSC), Cramer said that some on the Street were calling the "crummy loan thing" a "meltdown," but it was more like when:
Rupert Murdoch tried to buy Dow Jones ( DJ) for $73 a share in 1996.
He couldn't sell any strawberry ice cream at Veteran's Stadium in Philly.
He couldn't get a table at the Olive Garden on Route 22.
The Sacramento utilities reactor that he slept next to in his car had an outage and didn't affect him.