Elon Musk Trivia

Elon Musk Trivia Trivia

50 Trivia Questions & Answers

Elon Musk is one of the most iconic people of our time. He's the brains behind Tesla and Space X among many other companies. So how much do you know about him? Let's try out a trivia challenge around Elon's origins, companies, personal preferences, lifestyles, relationships, and so on.

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Difficulty: Easy
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Which parent did Elon Musk live with after his parents divorced?

with his father Click to see the answer

What was Elon Musk's family's economic status during his youth?

Wealthy

What is Elon Musk's birth date?

June 28, 1971

Where was Elon Musk born?

Pretoria, South Africa

What is Elon Musk's ancestry?

British and Pennsylvania Dutch

What is Elon Musk's mother's profession?

Dietitian

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What is SpaceX?

An aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company Click to see the answer

When did eBay bought PayPal?

2002

What is the Falcon Heavy?

A spacecraft

What is the Musk Foundation?

A foundation that donates to scientific research and education

What is the name of Elon Musk's younger brother?

Kimbal Musk

What was Elon Musk's father's occupation?

Electromechanical engineer

How many siblings does Elon Musk have?

Two

How many internships did Elon Musk have in Silicon Valley?

Two

When did Elon Musk develop an interest in computing and video games?

in his youth

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Difficulty: Hard
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n 1999 Musk bought himself a _______, for $3.5 million?

A racing car Click to see the answer

Which company is the source of most of Elon Musk's net worth?

Tesla

What was Elon Musk's net worth as per Forbes' 2021 World's Billionaires List?

$151 Billion

When did the US SEC sue Elon Musk over his claim he was taking Tesla private?

2018

What month did the acquisition of Twitter by Musk close?

October

What TV show did Musk appear as a guest on in 2015?

The Simpsons

What is one of the things that SpaceX manufactures?

Advanced rockets

What is the industry that Musk is an important figure in?

The space industry

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Difficulty: Medium
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What did Elon Musk do in the 1990s?

He started an internet business called Zip Click to see the answer

What did the internet business that Elon Musk started in the 1990s help newspapers do?

Go online

What is one title that Elon Musk has?

Business Magnate

What is one thing that Elon Musk is the president of?

Musk Foundation

What is one thing that Elon Musk is the owner and CEO of?

Twitter, Inc..

What was the name of the web software company that Musk co-founded in 1995?

Zip2

Who is the president of the Musk Foundation?

Elon Musk

What was Elon Musk's first internship in Silicon Valley? Choices

Pinnacle Research Institute

What was Elon Musk's PhD program in?

Materials science

What did Elon Musk do instead of completing his PhD?

He founded Zip2

When was Zip2 acquired by Compaq?

1999

What is Elon Musk's estimated net worth as of October 27, 2022?

$210 billion

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In 2016, Musk founded another company, dedicated to providing tunnels for transportation. What is this company called?

The Boring Company Click to see the answer

Which two newspapers did Zip2 eventually obtain contracts with?

The Chicago Tribune and the New York Times

What is X.com

an online financial services and e-mail payment company

What was the first rocket launched by SpaceX?

The Falcon 1

What was the goal of SpaceX when it was founded by Elon Musk?

To develop rockets that could send payloads to space at an affordable price

What was the first launch attempt by SpaceX?

In 2006

What was the first spacecraft launched by SpaceX?

The Dragon

What year did the first SpaceX spacecraft dock with the ISS?

In 2012

What has allowed SpaceX to receive contracts from NASA?

Its success in launching payloads into space

What is SpaceX?

A company founded by Elon Musk with the goal of developing affordable rockets that could send payloads to space

What is the Starlink constellation?

a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX

What is one way Elon Musk plans on providing low-cost internet access to the masses?

With the help of micro-satellites

Aged 17, Musk left his homeland and moved to Canada. This saved him from what?

National service

Aged 12, Musk sold his first computer program for $500. It was a video game called what?

Blastar

In 2004 Musk became the owner of a company which makes electric cars. It is named after which historical inventor?

Nikola Tesla

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