Pop Quiz: How Well Do You Know Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway?

In preparation for Berkshire Hathaway's  (NYSE: BRK-A  ) (NYSE: BRK-B  ) annual rock 'n' roll festival -- er, shareholders' meeting -- we quizzed our Foolish colleagues about the headlining band's lead singer, Warren Buffett, and the superstar holding company he fronts.

Want to play along? Test your knowledge with these questions:

  • How old was Warren Buffett when he bought his first stock?
  • True or false: Warren Buffett is related to Jimmy Buffett.
  • At what Omaha steak joint are you most likely to run into Warren Buffett?
  • How much of his wealth is he giving away to charity when he dies?
  • What was Berkshire Hathaway originally in the business of?
  • Name the big four largest stock holdings in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio.
  • Warren Buffett has made an appearance on both a sitcom and a soap opera; name one.

Now check out the video to see how you and the Fools did.

Warren Buffett just bought nearly 9 million shares of this company
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  • Report this Comment On May 08, 2014, at 7:10 PM, FoolforBerky wrote:

    Matt,

    Shook your hand at Berkshire Meeting in Omaha. I'm thinking that Warren is grooming Tracy Britt Cool to take the operating CEO position. Buffett probably has until 90 years old or even later to keep on doing what he does and then either he will have gotten young blood injections to reverse his aging but only if BRK longs are so blessed. Anyway, he will teach her for this next bunch of years and she will take over and be about 40 years old.

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