Posted by: Zsuzsanna | October 16, 2007

A little history quiz

Below are six quotations to test the political and historical knowledge. If you don’t know the answer, make your best guess.

Be sure to answer all the questions before looking at the answers below.

Who said it?

1) “We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.”
A. Karl Marx
B. Adolf 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. Lenin
B. 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. Lenin
C. Molotov
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. Pinochet
B. 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 6/29/2004 at a Fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer in San Francisco. Washington Post.

(2) D. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 5/29/2007 in a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire. Boston.com.

(3) D. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 6/4/2007 on The Sojourners Political Forum on CNN’s The Situation Room. CNN.

(4) D. None of the abo ve. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 6/4/2007 on The Sojourners Political Forum on CNN’s The Situation Room. CNN.

(5) D. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 6/4/2007 on The Sojourners Political Forum on CNN’s The Situation Room. CNN.

(6) D. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton 9/2/2005 in a speech in Syracuse, NY. Washington Post.

“As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.” – Isaiah 3:12

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Responses

  1. Christine said…

    Lord help us really if Hillary Clinton comes to office. I don’t know about you but the thought of the goverment controlling everything scares me a bit. I mean they can’t even get the social security right can you see them with our healthcare.

    God Bless, Christine
    October 16, 2007 9:59 PM
    Jasmine’s Journey said…

    That woman is very scary.
    October 22, 2007 11:17 AM


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