Social Values 2014

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Social Values 2014

Test your knowledge on our latest topic, Social Values, with reference to the core texts "Wall St" & "Capitalism, A Love Story"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was Wall St released?
  • 2. 
    Who directed Wall St?
  • 3. 
    What year was "Capitalism, A Love Story" released?
  • 4. 
    Who directed "Capitalism, A Love Story"?
  • 5. 
    When writing about social values, begin with "that"? Eg "that greed is good" "that justice should always be served".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Some iconic character representations in Wall St are: (select 3 of the 4 responses below)
    • A. 

      The greedy corporate executive

    • B. 

      The powerful & assertive female executive

    • C. 

      The ambitious hot shot

    • D. 

      The loyal father & employee

  • 7. 
    Oliver Stone intended the movie to project a strong social comment upon society about the downfalls of unchecked greed & ambition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Gordon Gekko's Wall St speech was inspired by...
  • 9. 
    Which character supports the value that greed is good?
    • A. 

      Bud Fox

    • B. 

      Gordon Gekko

    • C. 

      Carl Fox

  • 10. 
    Which character mostly challenges the value that greed is good?
    • A. 

      Bud Fox

    • B. 

      Gordon Gekko

    • C. 

      Carl Fox

  • 11. 
    The term discourse is also known as a
  • 12. 
    Who would you say was involved in the discussions/discourse around the social value that greed is good?
    • A. 

      Ordinary Americans

    • B. 

      Corporate traders

    • C. 

      Film makers

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagsn

  • 13. 
    Mike Moore positions the audience to consider that Reagan and his government lead to the infamous period known as the
  • 14. 
    Mike Moore contributes to the discussion or discourse around social values such as
    • A. 

      That the government should ensure all of society is cared for and has financial security.

    • B. 

      That Capitalism is not the most effective economic system.

    • C. 

      That justice and accountability should always ensue.

    • D. 

      That governments & corporations are corrupt.

  • 15. 
    Individuals desire to own and consume lead to issues of
  • 16. 
    Issues (of materialism & greed) , and the discussion around the issues (such as Americans talking about what they have lost in "Capitalism, A Love Story", and Mike Moore's overall anti corporation message) should mostly be discussed in a question regarding:
    • A. 

      Social values

    • B. 

      Discourses/discussions

    • C. 

      The film

  • 17. 
    Mike Moore is anti corporation, but does agree with Reagan's belief in a Capitalist system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Mike Moore exposes the corruption behind corporations who have taken out
  • 19. 
    The social values that are supported in Mike Moore's montage exploring the secret life of insurance policies are:
    • A. 

      That Americans should be able to own more than one yacht.

    • B. 

      That justice should always ensue (occur/happen).

    • C. 

      That life is like a box of chocolates.