History Quiz On Liberal Fascism By Jonah Goldberg

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Liberal Fascism is a book, written by Jonah Goldberg and published in January 2008 which was on the New York Times bestseller list. In this book, he explains that both modern liberalism and fascism descended from progressivism and that before World War II. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about the historical facts of Liberal Fascism. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To whom did the New York Times compare Benito Mussolini in 1923?
    • A. 

      Will Rogers

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • C. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Henry Ford

  • 2. 
    Which man did NOT express admiration for Benito Mussolini?
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • C. 

      Arturo Toscanini

    • D. 

      Ernest Hemingway

  • 3. 
    The elite American institution which was most accommodating to Fascism was:
    • A. 

      Yale University

    • B. 

      Columbia University

    • C. 

      Harvard University

    • D. 

      The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • 4. 
    As a child, Mussolini's father read to him from the work of this author:
    • A. 

      Karl Marx

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Carl Menger

    • D. 

      Maximilien Robespierre

  • 5. 
    How long did Mussolini belong to the Socialist Party?
    • A. 

      He didn't belong to it.

    • B. 

      3 months.

    • C. 

      6 years.

    • D. 

      12 years.

  • 6. 
    What was the act that caused Mussolini's break with the Socialist Party?
    • A. 

      He rejected historical materialism.

    • B. 

      He rejected the concept of revolution.

    • C. 

      He endorsed the Italian entry into World War I.

    • D. 

      He accepted monetary support from industrialists.

  • 7. 
    The first item in the Manifesto of the Fascist Struggle, written by Mussolini, concerned:
    • A. 

      Persecuting the Jews.

    • B. 

      Establishing women's suffrage.

    • C. 

      Establishing a New Roman Empire.

    • D. 

      Militarizing the public school system.

  • 8. 
    As a political theorist, Mussolini is best described as a:
    • A. 

      Idealist

    • B. 

      Dogmatist

    • C. 

      Pragmatist

    • D. 

      Academic

  • 9. 
    What was the name of the political event which brought Mussolini to power?
    • A. 

      The Sicilian Vespers

    • B. 

      The March on Rome

    • C. 

      La Sera dei Cristalli

    • D. 

      The Milan Riots

  • 10. 
    Which of the following claims about the ideology of liberalism is true?
    • A. 

      Karl Marx invented liberalism

    • B. 

      Liberalism was once popular but has disappeared from the world

    • C. 

      Liberalism probably first developed in places like the United Kingdom

    • D. 

      Liberalism is not an ideology.