War And Finance Quiz

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This is a "war and finance quiz" that we have brought for you to test your knowledge of war and finance. Since 2001, the United States has spent a vast amount of money on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Do you know exactly how much? This quiz has some questions that are going to educate you more about war and finance. So, be ready for it and give your best shot. We hope you like it and enjoy it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What percentage of the federal debt can be attributed to military spending?
    • A. 

      17%

    • B. 

      51%

    • C. 

      39%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 2. 
     p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Massachusetts projected budget shortfall for the Fiscal Year 2012 Is $1.8 Billion Dollars. What was Massachusetts Fiscal Year 2011 share of the Afghan war costs? p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }
    • A. 

      $2.4 Billion

    • B. 

      $4.0 Billion

    • C. 

      $1.8 Billion

    • D. 

      $3.7 Billion

  • 3. 
    p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } The United States accounts for what percentage of total global military spending?
    • A. 

      29%

    • B. 

      42%

    • C. 

      8%

    • D. 

      16%

  • 4. 
    New York has 128,006 Head Start-eligible children yet can only fund 48,013 of these children. For New York's share of this year's Afghan War spending, the state could fund all Head Start-eligible children for how many years?
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      12 years

    • C. 

      23 years

    • D. 

      16 years

  • 5. 
    p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } How much will the U.S. government have spent on the Iraq and Afghanistan wars by the end of 2011?
    • A. 

      $500 million

    • B. 

      $1.26 trillion

    • C. 

      $2.6 trillion

    • D. 

      $787 billion

  • 6. 
    p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Taxpayers in The United States will pay $553 billion for the proposed Department of Defense budget for the fiscal year 2012. How many people could receive a year of low-income health insurance for the same price?
    • A. 

      74.6 million

    • B. 

      50.7 million

    • C. 

      26.4 million

    • D. 

      113.7 million

  • 7. 
    How much does one Reaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (or "drone") cost the Department of Defense?
    • A. 

      $10.4 million

    • B. 

      $30.3 million

    • C. 

      $15.9 million

    • D. 

      $24.6 million

  • 8. 
    The cumulative costs of the war in Iraq from 2003 to the present cost the federal government more than the entire 73-year existence of the National Institutes of Health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } For every dollar spent on “preventive” (non-military international engagement) security in the U.S. federal budget, how many dollars are spent on “offensive” (military forces) security?
    • A. 

      $12

    • B. 

      $16

    • C. 

      $25

    • D. 

      $9

  • 10. 
    P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Education spending comprises 6% of proposed the Fiscal Year 2011 discretionary spending. National defense spending comprises what percentage?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      58%

    • D. 

      66%

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