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7.Champions of Charity: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett
Choose the correct answer.
Gates' mail address has been widely publicized, and he received as manyas 4 million   in 2004, most of which were spam. He has said that much of this junk mail "offers to help [him] get out of debt or get rich quick", which "would be funny if it weren't so irritating".
A) e-mails B) home addressed letters; C) telephone calls
In 2000, Gates and his wife founded the charitable Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation's grants have provided funds for ______scholarships for under-represented minorities, AIDS prevention, diseases prevalent in third world countries, and other causes.
  A) college   B) high school   C) kindergarten 
The foundation is already the world's biggest, at about 33.5     dollars as of Dec. 2009. 
A) billion  B) million  C) thousand
In 2006, Gates said that he would start working at Microsoft       in order to dedicate himself to the Gates Foundation .
 A) as the CEO B) part-time C) full-time
Bill Gates remains the largest individual shareholder with more than      of the common stock of Microsoft.
A) 8%  B) 50%  C) 25%
He enrolled at Harvard College in the fall of 1973 intending to get      , but did not have a definite study plan. And he left the school.
A) a pre-law degree  B) a medical degree C) an engineering degree
In fact, Mr. William Henry Gates is the fourth of his name in his family, so he is a Mr. William Henry Gates 4th precisely, but since his father dropped his own "III"suffix, he was called William Henry "Bill" Gates       or "Trey."
A) III  B) IV  C) V
Gates was also given an honorary      from Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom in 2005, in addition to having entomologists name the Bill Gates'flower fly, Eristalis gatesi, in his honor.
A)  GBE(Knight Grand Cross)  B)  KBE(Knighthood)  C)   CBE(Commander)
Who was given the same kind of the order ("Honorary Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire") as Bill Gates?
A) David Beckham  B) Shoichiro Toyoda(Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation) C) Walt Disney


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