Introduction / 5000 Year Leap

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Introduction / 5000 Year Leap

The first in a series of quizes on "The 5000 Year Leap" by W. Cleon Skousen


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     The first permanent colony of England on the North American Continent was…
    • A. 

      Providence

    • B. 

      Jamestown

    • C. 

      New Port

    • D. 

      Philadelphia

    • E. 

      New York

  • 2. 
     Of the approximately 9,000 settlers who settled old Jamestown, about how many survived?
    • A. 

      756

    • B. 

      265

    • C. 

      2300

    • D. 

      1000

    • E. 

      3200

  • 3. 
     The free enterprise principles that began in Jamestown were later refined and developed in Adam Smith’s famous book…
    • A. 

      Keys to National Wealth

    • B. 

      Principles of Economics

    • C. 

      Systems of Free Enterprise

    • D. 

      The Art of National Finance

    • E. 

      The Wealth of Nations

  • 4. 
     Virginia was the largest of the thirteen colonies, she furnished the first ______ Presidents of the United States?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      3

  • 5. 
     A basic idea presented in "The 5000 Year Leap" is that in _____ years the human race had made more progress than in the previous 5000 years.
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      185

    • E. 

      55

  • 6. 
    Just a few years after the signing of the constitution, ______ _______ said, "The United States enjoy a scene of prosperity and tranquility under the new government that could hardly been hoped for."
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      George Mason

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • E. 

      George Washington

  • 7. 
     The 28 principles discussed in "The 5000 Year Leap" …
    • A. 

      Need to be updated

    • B. 

      Can work for us today because they are eternally true

    • C. 

      Are old fashioned

    • D. 

      Are outdated and don’t work anymore.

    • E. 

      Were fine for their time but we have progressed beyond them

  • 8. 
     Failure to adhere to the principles taught by the founding fathers will result in…
    • A. 

      Forgetting what made America Great

    • B. 

      Duplicating errors made in times past

    • C. 

      Increased crime

    • D. 

      Moral decay

    • E. 

      All of the above