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Dilbert1. Dilbert is an American comic strip written and drawn by Scott Adams. Dilbert is known for its satirical office humor about a white-collar, micromanaged office featuring the engineer Dilbert as the title character. When was it first published?

  • April 1, 1889
  • April 1, 1989
  • April 16, 1989

2. Adams has also received the National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award and Newspaper Comic Strip Award in 1997 for his work on the strip.

  • True or False?

3. The main character in the strip, Dilbert is a stereotypical technically-minded single male.  Where did Dilbert received his Masters degree in electrical engineering from?

  • Harvard
  • MIT
  • Salem University

4. One character is hopelessly incompetent at management and is very bombastic. According to Adams the pointy hair is intended to remind one of devil's horns. Who is the character known as?

  • Pointy-Haired Boss
  • Devil Boss
  • DB

5. Wally is one of the oldest engineers. Originally was a worker trying to get fired to get a severance package. He hates work and avoids it whenever he can. He often carries a cup of tea, calmly sipping from it even in the midst of chaos or office-shaking revelations.

  • True or False?

6. One of the more competent engineers, Alice has a huge, triangular hairstyle. It is based upon a woman that Scott Adams worked with? What was her name?

  • Anita
  • Ginger
  • Mary Ann

7. Asok is intensely intelligent but naive about corporate life; the shattering of his illusions are frequent comic fodder. Asok is Indian. Where did he graduated from?

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Carnegie Institute of Technology (CIT)

8. Dogbert is a megalomaniac intellectual, planning to one day conquer the world and enslave all humans. What character is Dogbert their pet?

  • Wally
  • Asok
  • Dilbert

9. What is the name of the evil Human Resource director?

  • Scotty
  • Chuck
  • Ratbert

10. Many publications, run the comic in their business section rather than in the regular comics section.

  • True or False?

Check Your Answer

  1. April 16, 1989
  2. True
  3. MIT
  4. Pointy-Haired Boss
  5. False. Wally sips coffee.
  6. Anita
  7. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
  8. Dilbert
  9. Ratbert
  10. True

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