Liberal Fascism - Chapter Five

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Liberal Fascism Quizzes & Trivia

A 10-question quiz on Chapter Five of Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg, entitled "The 1960s: Fascism Takes to the Streets".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What American university was taken over by a violent paramilitary leftist organization in 1969?
    • A. 

      Harvard

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      Cornell

    • D. 

      UC-Berkeley

  • 2. 
    What did the radicals of the New Left seek to do?
    • A. 

      End the Vietnam War

    • B. 

      Revamp the political system

    • C. 

      Eliminate the bourgeoisie

    • D. 

      Redefine human nature

  • 3. 
    What percentage of German university students supported the Nazi Student Organization in 1931?
    • A. 

      60 percent

    • B. 

      50 percent

    • C. 

      25 percent

    • D. 

      10 percent

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the literary theory, first coined by Nazi ideologues, that holds there is no single meaning to any text?
    • A. 

      Chomskism

    • B. 

      Deconstruction

    • C. 

      Dadaism

    • D. 

      Devolution

  • 5. 
    What is a significant connection between the leftist radicals of the 1960s and the historical fascisti?
    • A. 

      They were both antisemitic

    • B. 

      They both subscribed to the cult of action

    • C. 

      They both sought to nationalize the arms industries.

    • D. 

      They both supported international military expansion

  • 6. 
    The avante-garde fascists idealized ______ as an end in itself.
  • 7. 
    To what philosophy did the intellectuals of the SDS adhere?
    • A. 

      Dialectical materialism

    • B. 

      Kantean manicheanism

    • C. 

      Nihilistic futilism

    • D. 

      Existential pragmatism

  • 8. 
    What was the signature document of the New Left?
    • A. 

      The Seneca Falls Declaration

    • B. 

      The Providence Manifesto

    • C. 

      The Port Huron Statement

    • D. 

      The Chicago Dictate

  • 9. 
    What did Tom Hayden say that three out of four students believed the USA needed in 1962?
    • A. 

      An end to the draft

    • B. 

      Affirmative action

    • C. 

      Direct democracy

    • D. 

      A strong, fearless leader

  • 10. 
    How many attacks did the Weather Underground commit in 1969 and 1970?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      47

    • C. 

      95

    • D. 

      250