Do You Know Karl Marx?

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Do You Know Karl Marx? - Quiz

Karl Marx was a stateless journalist who lived most of his life in a poor health state. How well do you know about Karl Marx? Take this short quiz and see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was Karl Marx?

    • A.

      Doctor

    • B.

      Psychologist

    • C.

      Business Administrator

    • D.

      Philosopher

    Correct Answer
    D. Philosopher
    Explanation
    Karl Marx was a philosopher known for his influential theories on economics, politics, and society. He developed the concept of Marxism, which advocates for the abolition of capitalism and the establishment of a classless society. Marx's ideas had a significant impact on social, political, and economic thought, and his writings continue to be studied and debated today. While he may have had knowledge in other fields, such as history and sociology, his primary contribution and recognition lie in the realm of philosophy.

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  • 2. 

    What was his nationality?

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      German

    • C.

      British

    • D.

      French

    Correct Answer
    B. German
    Explanation
    The correct answer is German because the question asks for the person's nationality, and out of the given options, German is the only nationality mentioned.

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  • 3. 

    When was he born?

    • A.

      1800

    • B.

      1805

    • C.

      1818

    • D.

      1856

    Correct Answer
    C. 1818
  • 4. 

    Karl Marx died at what age?

    • A.

      46

    • B.

      56

    • C.

      64

    • D.

      71

    Correct Answer
    C. 64
    Explanation
    Karl Marx died at the age of 64.

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  • 5. 

    He was regarded as stateless at what year?

    • A.

      1845

    • B.

      1819

    • C.

      1870

    • D.

      1840

    Correct Answer
    A. 1845
  • 6. 

    Karl Marx at the age of 17 decided to enroll into what university to study philosophy?

    • A.

      University of Bonn

    • B.

      University of Berlin

    • C.

      University of Jena

    • D.

      Not Recorded

    Correct Answer
    A. University of Bonn
    Explanation
    Karl Marx decided to enroll at the University of Bonn to study philosophy when he was 17 years old.

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  • 7. 

    What condition granted Karl an excuse from military duty?

    • A.

      Weak Eyes

    • B.

      Weak Chest

    • C.

      Feeble Kneels

    • D.

      Running Mouth

    Correct Answer
    B. Weak Chest
    Explanation
    Karl was granted an excuse from military duty due to his weak chest. This means that he had a medical condition or physical limitation that prevented him from meeting the required physical fitness standards for military service. Weak chest could refer to a variety of conditions such as respiratory issues, heart problems, or a lack of strength in the chest muscles. Regardless of the specific condition, it was deemed significant enough to exempt Karl from military duty.

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  • 8. 

    Karl lost his father at what year?

    • A.

      1814

    • B.

      1819

    • C.

      1820

    • D.

      1838

    Correct Answer
    D. 1838
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, Karl lost his father in the year 1838.

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  • 9. 

    What was his wife's name?

    • A.

      Samantha

    • B.

      Sarah

    • C.

      Helen

    • D.

      Jenny

    Correct Answer
    D. Jenny
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the name of the person's wife. Among the given options, Jenny is the only name that is mentioned in the question. Therefore, Jenny is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    How did Karl describe his poor health state?

    • A.

      The corruptness of the body

    • B.

      The unfairness of life

    • C.

      The poorness of nature

    • D.

      The Wretchedness of existence

    Correct Answer
    D. The Wretchedness of existence
    Explanation
    Karl described his poor health state as the wretchedness of existence. This suggests that he views his health condition as a miserable and unbearable aspect of his life. He likely feels a deep sense of despair and unhappiness due to his health problems, which he perceives as a burden on his existence.

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