How Much You Know About Communism? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Communism? Trivia Quiz

How much do you know about communism? Communism is a social, political, and economic ideology. Communism aims to establish a communist society based on the notion of common ownership of the means of production. There is no government, private property, or currency, and the absence of social order, money, and the state. Would you be prepared to try this quiz? This quiz will assist you in learning further about communism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     During the Mao years from 1949-1976, life expectancy
    • A. 

      Got worse, declining from 58 years to 52 years.

    • B. 

      Improved greatly, doubling from 32 to 65 years.

    • C. 

      Stayed the same at 58 years

    • D. 

      There is no data

  • 2. 
    Mass protest occured throughout the world in the 1960s. Which was the only government that encouraged criticism and rebellion against people in power carrying out oppressive and elitist policies.
    • A. 

      U.S.

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 3. 
    In 1949, when China's revolution took place, only about 15% of the people could read or write. When Mao died in 1976, the literacy rate was about
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      Mao was anti-intellectual and didn't care if people could read or write.

  • 4. 
    In the last 20 years, governments in the 3rd World opened their economies to high-tech agribusiness, bought grain & food on the world market instead of producing it themselves & exported agricultural products. These were policy prescriptions of major world capitalist powers. What's the situation today?
    • A. 

      World output of food has kept ahead of population growth and hunger has been reduced.

    • B. 

      The growth rate of food production has actually fallen below population growth and the number of hungry in the world is now at a historic high of 1 billion.

    • C. 

      There has been no change in the situation since 1990

    • D. 

      Hunger has fallen because of the Western aid programs to poor countries.

  • 5. 
    In which of the following countries was the expected social role of women in the 1950s to be mothers who did domestic chores and to be subordinate to men. (Hint: there is more than one right answer)
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      U.S.

    • D. 

      China

  • 6. 
    Before the Holocaust,the majority of the world's Jews lived in east central Europe. What was the only country in this region during the 1930s and WWII where Jews were not persecuted,deported or exterminated & where  government policy was to outlaw anti-semitism & protect the rights & safety of Jews.
    • A. 

      Poland

    • B. 

      Soviet Union

    • C. 

      Romania

    • D. 

      Hungary

  • 7. 
    In 1927, with government backing and resources, a massive campaign was launched to free women from having to wear the veil that had been forced on them for centuries and to empower them to challenge traditional gender roles. Where was this?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Morocco

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      Soviet Union

  • 8. 
    When asked publicly if the death of a half a million children from economic strangulation of a country following an invasion was justifiable- this government leaders replied, " This is a very hard choice, but we think the price is worth it." Who was this person?
    • A. 

      Adolph Hitler's foreign minister

    • B. 

      Joseph Stalin's foreign minister

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton's secretary of state

    • D. 

      Slobadan Milosevic's foreign minister

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