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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The first schools were:
(a) private with voluntary attendance
(b) `public with mandatory attendance
(c) public with voluntary attendance
(d) private with mandatory attendance

2. The purpose of the Consumer Products Safety Commission is to:
(a) assist manufacturers in the promotion of products
(b) to help introduce new products
(c) to help advertise products
(d) protect the consumer from unsafe products

3. Inflation results when:
(a) the money supply increases more rapidly than the level of output
(b) the money supply increases less rapidly than the level of output
(c) there is no relation between output level and money supply
(d) the money supply and the output level increase at the same rate

4. Regarding public and private colleges and universities, the number of students who complete the undergraduate degrees is:
(a) only slightly higher at pubhlic institutions
(b) higher at public institutions
(c) the same at public and private institutions
(d) higher at private institutions

5. Kenneth B. Clark describes public school system as:
(a) inferior to private schools
(b) superior to private schools
(c) protected public monopolies
(d) on the same level as private schools

6. Who has the greatest amount of choice in the selection of schooling?
(a) the indigent
(b) the wealthy
(c) all have equal choice
(d) the middle income group

7. Horace Mann is known as all but the following:
(a) Secretary of State
(b) the father of American public education
(c) secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education
(d) crusader for free schools

8. All but one of the following are the result of the growth of government:
(a) lower costs
(b) more special interest groups
(c) more paperwork
(d) higher costs

9. Friedman favors:
(a) expanding the scope of government
(b) limiting the growth of government
(c) more government controls
(d) bigger government

10. Most of the funding for public education is provided by the:
(a) state
(b) federal government
(c) county
(d) city

11. Barter:
(a) establishes the value of money
(b) is the exchange of money for goods and services
(c) is the exchange of one good or service for another good or service
(d) is the exchange ratio of money

12. Government policies are affected by:
(a) money
(b) personal desires
(c) the intellectual climate
(d) the desire of the press

13. Friedman believes that the income tax system is:
(a) based on ability to pay
(b) in need of reform
(c) equitable
(d) needs more loopholes

14. At the time the book was written, how many workers belonged to unions?
(a) one in five
(b) one in two
(c) one in four
(d) one in three

15. All but the following have resulted from centralization in schooling:
(a) increased power for administrators
(b) larger scale units
(c) less choice for consumers
(d) more choice for consumers

Short Answer Questions

1. The trucking industry was brought under ICC jurisdiction in:

2. One of the big complaints of parents is that they:

3. Friedman's view is that everyone who wants a higher education:

4. Most Western nations have experienced:

5. Washington D.C.:

(see the answer keys)

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