History Of Economics Quiz: Trivia!

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Economics Quizzes & Trivia

What do you understand about the history of economics? This quiz will determine how much you know about this topic. The history of economics involves different thinkers that have theories about certain economic matters. It encompasses many schools of economic thought. The activities of those in a society have a significant influence on financial health. Try taking this quiz and see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The word economics comes from what Greek word?
    • A. 

      Oikosnomos

    • B. 

      Oisokonoms

    • C. 

      Oikonomos

    • D. 

      Oidonomos

    • E. 

      Oikosnomod

  • 2. 
    On the emergence of ideas about economics, Xenophon's instructional treatise was called?
    • A. 

      Oconomocius

    • B. 

      Economicus

    • C. 

      Oeconomicus

    • D. 

      Conomicus

    • E. 

      Economics

  • 3. 
    Xenophon's instructional treatise: Described the ____________ where the products were neither ______ nor traded on _________ exchange or _________ for it's own sake.
  • 4. 
    What book did Plato right?
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      The Essay of Marginal Returns

    • C. 

      TABLEU ECONOMIQUE

    • D. 

      Republic

    • E. 

      TOPICS AND RHETORICS

  • 5. 
    What did Plato talk about in Economics?
    • A. 

      Division of Labor

    • B. 

      Work

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Growing Population

    • E. 

      Lands

  • 6. 
    Who wrote the book, TOPICS AND RHETORICS?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Xenophon

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Francios Quesnay

    • E. 

      Karl Marx

  • 7. 
    What led to the Physiocrats?
    • A. 

      Mercantalists

    • B. 

      Classicists

    • C. 

      Keynsians

    • D. 

      Physiocrats

  • 8. 
    Who is the Father of Modern Economics?
    • A. 

      Karl Marx

    • B. 

      Francois Quesnay

    • C. 

      David Ricardo

    • D. 

      Thomas Robert Malthus

    • E. 

      Adam Smith