Which Thinker Are You?

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 156

Which Thinker Are You?? - Quiz

Answer these questions to find out which 18th/19th century economic thinker you are!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Apple has gained an absolute monopoly over the technology industry! What do you think the government should do about this?
    • A. 

      Nothing, let the industries be. The economy should not become a political debate, no one is breaking the laws of justice.

    • B. 

      The government should regulate this company's power in the market, before it gets out of control.

    • C. 

      The government should already be in control of this company. No individual should be under the control of that much power. One man does not have the capacity to contain such power, unless under the hand of God.

    • D. 

      There should be no government or inequality of wealth. This industry should have no more power than any other; all are equal.

  • 2. 
    Who should be in charge of the economy?
    • A. 

      Any individual can pursue an economic goal, but should be wary that an abuse of power will be regulated by the government

    • B. 

      A monarch that is being guided by God

    • C. 

      Each individual is free engage in any form of capital interest

    • D. 

      There should be no free economy: all wealth should be distributed equally among all

  • 3. 
    What do you think of the United States' economy today?
    • A. 

      I don't like it; there shouldn't be a government or social hierarchy. All wealth should be distributed equally

    • B. 

      The basic structure of individual wealth is good, but there shouldn't be any government interference

    • C. 

      There is too much individual power. The government should be under complete control of the economy

    • D. 

      It is basically perfect. There is power to the individual, but also the appropriate amount of government regulation for safe measures

  • 4. 
    How should social structure play into the economy?
    • A. 

      It shouldn't. The only people that have the right to occupy control over the economy are the government in a dire circumstance

    • B. 

      Aristocracy should play largely into the structure of the economy

    • C. 

      Social structure should not influence the economy under any circumstance

    • D. 

      There shouldn't be a social structure period, none the less one to influence the economy

  • 5. 
    How much should government interfere with the economy?
    • A. 

      There shouldn't be government period

    • B. 

      It should control the economy completely

    • C. 

      It should interfere if an economic situation gets out of control

    • D. 

      It should not interfere at all

  • 6. 
    How should religion play into the economy?
    • A. 

      It shouldn't, but if it does, the government should resolve the problem

    • B. 

      It shouldn't under any circumstance

    • C. 

      God should control the government because no one man is capable of such power without the hands of God. And, the government should have complete control over the economy. Thus, God is essentially controlling the economy

    • D. 

      Religion should not exist

  • 7. 
    Society vs. Individual ... what do you think?
    • A. 

      Society. A society should be run collectively by its members. No individual(s) should have any more power than others

    • B. 

      Society. Mankind is small-minded and incapable of reasoning justly. Therefore, individuals ought to contribute to society because collective reasoning is much more stable than individual reasoning

    • C. 

      Individual. Every individual has the right to pursue anything

    • D. 

      Individual. Every individual has the right to pursue anything as long as it does not injure any other people

  • 8. 
    Imported foreign goods are competing with domestic goods. What are you going to do about this?
    • A. 

      It doesn't really matter, everyone has the same wealth

    • B. 

      Nothing, international trade helps to create wealth. Free competition should not be practiced only between individuals, but between nations as well

    • C. 

      Nothing, international trade is good

    • D. 

      Tariffs should be put on the imports to discourage people from buying them, and encourage people to buy domestic goods. We can only maintain wealth by keeping it from others

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