The John Keynes Trivia Bonanza

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The John Keynes Trivia Bonanza

This trivia game is designed to provide students with a little insight about the life and work of John Maynard Keynes. Students are to select one (of the four) possible answers for each question. Students will be given 1 minute to complete the game, and the top score will receive a prize!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Around 1936 there was an extremely high unemployment rate. What was this known as?
    • A. 

      The Great General Decline

    • B. 

      The Great Depression

    • C. 

      Economic downside

    • D. 

      World War Period

  • 2. 
    What Treaty did Keynes disagree with and why?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Versailles - he believed it would ruin Germany's economy

    • B. 

      Treaty of Japan - he believed the Japanese would deceive them

    • C. 

      Treaty of Versailles - he believed it would better Germany's economy

    • D. 

      Treaty of Germany - he believed that Germany would be too powerful

  • 3. 
    John Keynes, inspired by his mother, supported the change in what?
    • A. 

      Rights for the homeless

    • B. 

      Rights for African Americans

    • C. 

      Woman's ability to vote

    • D. 

      Global economy

  • 4. 
    In order for goods to be purchased and money to be circulated, Governments should take control of what?
    • A. 

      Money laundering

    • B. 

      Interest rates

    • C. 

      Unemployment rates

    • D. 

      International communism

  • 5. 
    Where was John Maynard Keynes Born?
    • A. 

      Cambridge University

    • B. 

      London, England

    • C. 

      Cambridge, England

    • D. 

      London, Ontario

  • 6. 
    Keynes states that the depression is a problem of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Helping the enemy too much

    • B. 

      Not enough votes for woman's rights

    • C. 

      Too much financing

    • D. 

      Too little investing

  • 7. 
    What was to happen as a result of 'deferred savings'?
    • A. 

      War bonds would not be cashed after the war

    • B. 

      The cash received would help stimulate citizens spending on goods

    • C. 

      The cash received would help people lose their jobs

    • D. 

      War bonds would be thrown away

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