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Coming Apart Book By Charles Murray Quiz - Quiz

The book highlights the lifestyles between the top and bottom of Americans. Try this quiz to know how thick is your bubble quiz. This quiz is inspired by American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray's new book, "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010." What do you know about the book and the author? Start the quiz and see how many questions you answer correctly. All the best for a perfect score on this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who wrote Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010?

    • A.

      Charles Murray

    • B.

      Daniel A Bell

    • C.

      Teesta Setalvad

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Charles Murray
    Explanation
    Charles Murray wrote the book "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010."

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  • 2. 

    When did Coming Apart published?

    • A.

      2015

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    B. 2012
    Explanation
    The book "Coming Apart" was published in 2012.

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  • 3. 

    Coming Apart is a book which is written on

    • A.

      White Americans

    • B.

      Economic Divide

    • C.

      New York History

    • D.

      American Enterprise Institute

    Correct Answer
    A. White Americans
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "White Americans" because the book "Coming Apart" focuses on the social and cultural divisions among white Americans. It examines the growing inequality and segregation within white communities, and how this impacts their values, behaviors, and opportunities. The book analyzes the decline of social capital and the widening economic and cultural divide among different segments of the white population in America.

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  • 4. 

    Which character is in this book?

    • A.

      Injun Joe

    • B.

      Tom Sawyer

    • C.

      Huck Finn

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    D. None of these
    Explanation
    The given options, Injun Joe, Tom Sawyer, and Huck Finn, are all characters from the book "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain. However, the correct answer is "None of these" because the question asks for a character that is in "this book," implying that the book being referred to is different from "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."

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  • 5. 

    Who is Charles Alan Murray?

    • A.

      Scientist

    • B.

      Actor

    • C.

      American libertarian political scientist

    • D.

      Politician

    Correct Answer
    A. Scientist
  • 6. 

    What is characteristic of a "Bo Derek" stock?

    • A.

      Its Price Fluctuates Wildly

    • B.

      Excellent Performance And Growth

    • C.

      A High Commission Charged

    • D.

      It Is A Low Growth Stock

    Correct Answer
    B. Excellent Performance And Growth
    Explanation
    A "Bo Derek" stock is characterized by excellent performance and growth. The name "Bo Derek" is a reference to the actress who became famous for her beauty and success. In the context of stocks, this term suggests that the stock is performing exceptionally well and experiencing significant growth. This implies that investing in such a stock could potentially yield high returns.

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  • 7. 

    Government seizure of property and other assets is called?

    • A.

      Day fines

    • B.

      Forfeiturea

    • C.

      Sanctions

    • D.

      Repossession

    Correct Answer
    B. Forfeiturea
    Explanation
    Forfeiture is the correct answer because it refers to the government's seizure of property and assets. When the government seizes property, it is usually due to illegal or criminal activities associated with the owner. Forfeiture allows the government to take possession of these assets as a form of punishment or to deter future illegal activities. This can include seizing assets such as vehicles, money, real estate, or other valuables.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the 16th president of the US?

    • A.

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B.

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C.

      James Buchanan

    • D.

      Andrew Johnson

    Correct Answer
    A. Abraham Lincoln
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the US. He served as the president from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln is known for leading the country through the American Civil War, preserving the Union, and abolishing slavery. His leadership during this critical period in American history and his efforts to unite the country make him one of the most significant presidents in US history.

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  • 9. 

    Murray describes several differences he sees forming between and causing two emerging classes—the New Upper Class and the New Lower class

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Murray describes the formation of two emerging classes, the New Upper Class and the New Lower Class, and highlights the differences between them. The statement "Murray describes several differences he sees forming between and causing two emerging classes" suggests that the description of these differences is true, indicating that the correct answer is true.

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  • 10. 

    Murray writes about several differences he observes forming between and causing ______ emerging classes.

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    Murray writes about several differences he observes forming between and causing two emerging classes. This suggests that Murray is discussing two distinct classes that are emerging due to the observed differences. The word "two" in the answer indicates the number of emerging classes being discussed in Murray's writing.

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