Liberal Fascism - Chapter Seven

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Liberal Fascism Quizzes & Trivia

A 10-question quiz on Chapter Seven of Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg, entitled "Liberal Racism: The Eugenic Ghost in the Fascist Machine".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the liberal "blind spot on a blind spot" mean?
    • A. 

      The modern liberal's failure to realize that what he wants to do is described as something he considers evil.

    • B. 

      The modern liberal's conflation of fascism with conservatism.

    • C. 

      The modern liberal's inability to recognize the evil inherent in the physically handicapped.

    • D. 

      The modern liberal's refusal to admit that blacks and other minorities can be racist too.

  • 2. 
    What does Goldberg admit that liberals were right about?
    • A. 

      The moral justice of the Great Society

    • B. 

      The moral depravity of McCarthyism

    • C. 

      The moral imperative of desegregation

    • D. 

      The moral bankruptcy of the Moral Majority.

  • 3. 
    When liberals are morally flawed, what does this indicate?
    • A. 

      They are human like everyone else.

    • B. 

      They are really conservatives.

    • C. 

      Some liberal policies are morally flawed.

    • D. 

      That is an oxymoron; by definition liberals cannot be morally flawed.

  • 4. 
    Darwin admitted that his ideas were an extension of something to the natural world.  What was it?
    • A. 

      The Social Gospel.

    • B. 

      Newtonian physics.

    • C. 

      Malthusian economics.

    • D. 

      Enlightenment philosophy.

  • 5. 
    What does Goldberg state is the most powerful inhibiting influence against bad ideas?
    • A. 

      Emotion.

    • B. 

      Reason.

    • C. 

      Science.

    • D. 

      Dogma.

  • 6. 
    It is a well-documented fact that ________ lay at the heart of the Progressive enterprise.
  • 7. 
    What did Sidney Webb, the father of Fabian socialism, insist that no consistent eugenicist can be?
    • A. 

      Negro.

    • B. 

      Jewish.

    • C. 

      Catholic.

    • D. 

      Laissez Faire.

  • 8. 
    Who declared eugenics to be "the most important, significant and, Iwould add, genuine branch of sociology."
    • A. 

      Aldous Huxley

    • B. 

      John Maynard Keynes

    • C. 

      George Bernard Shaw

    • D. 

      Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • 9. 
    What did the term "Social Darwinist" originally mean?
    • A. 

      Anyone who opposed the idea that the state must interfere in the reproductive order of society.

    • B. 

      Anyone who believed in applying Charles Darwin's theory of evolution to human societies.

    • C. 

      Anyone who believed in free and unfettered capitalism

    • D. 

      Anyone who supported the idea that the state must interfere in the reproductive order of society

  • 10. 
    Whose "Code to Stop Overproduction of Children", published in 1934, presaged the Chinese "One Child" policy?
    • A. 

      H.G. Wells

    • B. 

      Margaret Sanger

    • C. 

      J.S. Haldane

    • D. 

      Julian Huxley