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Liberal Fascism Quizzes & Trivia

Liberal Fascism is a book, written by Jonah Goldberg 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. Take this trivia quiz 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. 
    Who originated the term "Liberal Fascism"?
    • A. 

      Jules Verne

    • B. 

      H.G. Wells

    • C. 

      Jonah Goldberg

    • D. 

      Erich Fromm

  • 2. 
    Modern American liberalism descended from what tradition of Christian socialism?
    • A. 

      Progressivism

    • B. 

      Futurism

    • C. 

      Fabian socialism

    • D. 

      Classical liberalism

  • 3. 
    How long did Benito Mussolini belong to the Socialist Party?
    • A. 

      He didn't belong to it.

    • B. 

      3 months.

    • C. 

      6 years.

    • D. 

      12 years.

  • 4. 
    To whom did the New York Times compare Benito Mussolini in 1923?
    • A. 

      Will Rogers

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • C. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Henry Ford

  • 5. 
    As a political theorist, Mussolini is best described as a:
    • A. 

      Dogmatist

    • B. 

      Pragmatist

    • C. 

      Idealist

    • D. 

      Academic

  • 6. 
    During the seven elections in which the Nazis competed from 1924 to 1933, they campaigned as ___________.
  • 7. 
    What did Hitler believe to be vital to the success of the French, Soviet, and Fascist revolutions?
    • A. 

      The party.

    • B. 

      The idea.

    • C. 

      The leader.

    • D. 

      The manifesto.

  • 8. 
    What two visions were said to complement each other perfectly during the Progressive Era?
    • A. 

      Italian Fascism and Roman Catholicism.

    • B. 

      Darwinian organicism and Christian messianism.

    • C. 

      Social Darwinism and collectivism.

    • D. 

      Darwinian selectionism and Marxist class warfare.

  • 9. 
    The Progressive concept of the _______ _______ held that the state was the right arm of God and was the means by which the whole nation and world would be redeemed.
  • 10. 
    What was the basic principle of the New Deal?
    • A. 

      Increasing employment through government spending.

    • B. 

      Growing the economy by any means necessary.

    • C. 

      Bringing the nation together.

    • D. 

      There was no basic principle.

  • 11. 
    What did the radicals of the New Left seek to do?
    • A. 

      Revamp the political system.

    • B. 

      Redefine human nature.

    • C. 

      End the Vietnam War.

    • D. 

      Eliminate the bourgeoisie.

  • 12. 
    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 Seven.

  • 13. 
    What caused a permanent schism on the American Right?
    • A. 

      The decision of foreign policy hawks to support a large national security state.

    • B. 

      The appointment of liberal Supreme Court justices by Republican presidents.

    • C. 

      The decision of Republican moderates to support the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

    • D. 

      The decision of the Republican National Convention to nominate Barry Goldwater for president.

  • 14. 
    What replaced religion for American progressives at the dawn of the 1950s?
    • A. 

      Science.

    • B. 

      Secular Humanism.

    • C. 

      Psychology.

    • D. 

      Biology.

  • 15. 
    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 Charles Darwin's theory of evolution applied to human societies.

    • C. 

      Anyone who believed in free and unfettered capitalism.

    • D. 

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

  • 16. 
    Regarding what issue does Goldberg declare that liberals were correct?
    • A. 

      The moral justice of the Great Society.

    • B. 

      The moral injustice of sexism.

    • C. 

      The moral imperative of desegregation.

    • D. 

      The moral hypocrisy of the Moral Majority.

  • 17. 
    What is the main impact of the modern liberal fascist bargain?
    • A. 

      Preventing consumers from obtaining health insurance.

    • B. 

      Preventing small companies from competing against large corporations.

    • C. 

      Increasing the cost of goods and services.

    • D. 

      Forcing corporations to relocate offshore.

  • 18. 
    What is the conventional liberal perspective on economics?
    • A. 

      Taxes are too low.

    • B. 

      Government spending should be increased.

    • C. 

      Government regulation should be increased.

    • D. 

      Corporations are too powerful.

  • 19. 
    Why is liberal fascism not clearly recognized as being fascist?
    • A. 

      Because it isn't fascist.

    • B. 

      Because it doesn't call itself fascist.

    • C. 

      Because it is maternal, not masculine.

    • D. 

      Because it is globalist, not nationalist.

  • 20. 
    Who are the two parents of Progressive education?
    • A. 

      Germany and Karl Marx.

    • B. 

      Prussia and John Dewey.

    • C. 

      Bavaria and Adolf Hitler.

    • D. 

      Switzerland and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

  • 21. 
    The symbol for martial fascism was the Roman fasces, the _______ is a symbol for maternal fascism.
  • 22. 
    How do liberals argue about every stage of their project?
    • A. 

      "What is wrong with this brick?"

    • B. 

      "Don't you want to help the children?"

    • C. 

      "Are you racist/sexist/homophobic?"

    • D. 

      This generation is new and different.

  • 23. 
    What is the primary justification for liberal fascism?
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Security

    • C. 

      Compassion

    • D. 

      Necessity