Socialist political philosophy trivia quiz

300-MYSTERY-BAGMANCan you identify the government leader attributed to each of these six quotes?

Be honest; it’s kind of fun and revealing. If you don’t know the answer, make your best guess.

Answer all the questions (no cheating) before looking at the answers.

Who said it?

1. “We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.”

A. Karl Marx
B. Adolph Hitler
C. Joseph Stalin
D. None of the above

2. “It’s time for a new beginning, for an end to government of the few, by the few, and for the few … and to replace it with shared responsibility for shared prosperity.”

A. Vladimir Lenin
B. Benito Mussolini
C. Idi Amin
D. None of the Above

3. “(We) … can’t just let business as usual go on, and that means something has to be taken away from some people.”

A. Nikita Khrushchev
B. Josef Goebbels
C. Boris Yeltsin
D. None of the above

4. “We have to build a political consensus and that requires people to give up a little bit of their own … in order to create this common ground.”

A. Mao Tse-Tung
B. Hugo Chavez
C. Kim Jong Il
D. None of the above

5. “I certainly think the free-market has failed.”

A. Karl Marx
B. Fidel Castro
C. Nikita Khrushchev
D. None of the above

6. “I think it’s time to send a clear message to what has become the most profitable sector in (the) entire economy that they are being watched.”

A. Augusto Pinochet
B. Slobodan Milosevic
C. Saddam Hussein
D. None of the above

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ANSWERS:

1. D. None of the above –
Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 06/29/2004

2. D. None of the above –
Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 05/29/2007

3. D. None of the above –
Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 06/04/2007

4. D. None of the above –
Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 06/04/2007

5. D. None of the above-
Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 06/04/2007

6. D. None of the above –
Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 09/02/2005

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