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Quiz: I Bought It on eBay!


1) What was the first item purchased on eBay, for $14.83?

• A beeper.

• A Daffy Duck Pez dispenser.

• A broken laser pointer.

2) In 2004, students at University of Exeter in England put what up for sale?

• A grilled-cheese sandwich bearing the image of the Virgin Mary.

• Ad space on their derrieres.

• University of Exeter.

3) eBay was founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar as AuctionWeb, part of a larger personal site that included, among other things, what?

• Omidyar’s tribute to the Ebola virus.

• Recordings by Omidyar’s band, Deprogrammed.

• A page dedicated to Omidyar’s fiance’s PEZ collection.

answers: 1. A broken laser pointer; 2. University of Exeter; 3. Omidyar's tribute to the Ebola virus.

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