Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2: The Biggest Asshole in the Universe.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Alan Greenspan study clarinet from 1943 to 1944?
(a) The Juilliard School.
(b) Harvard University.
(c) New York University.
(d) Boston College.

2. From 1948 to 1953, Alan Greenspan worked as an economic analyst at what business and industry oriented think-tank in New York City?
(a) The National Industrial Conference Board.
(b) The Democratic Board of Industry.
(c) The Republican Commission for Wealth.
(d) The Federal Reserve.

3. Where did Alan Greenspan earn a B.S. degree in economics summa cum laude?
(a) New York University.
(b) Harvard University.
(c) Yale University.
(d) Princeton University.

4. For what political party was Sarah Palin the nominee for Vice President of the United States?
(a) Republican.
(b) Green Party.
(c) Democrat.
(d) Tea Party.

5. The protagonist of The Fountainhead is in what profession?
(a) Architect.
(b) Doctor.
(c) Engineer.
(d) Banker.

Short Answer Questions

1. Richard Nixon was President of the United States during what years?

2. What refers to the part of the capital markets that deals with the issuance of new securities?

3. The Tea Party got its name from what CNBC economic analyst?

4. What refers to the idea of a society in a repressive and controlled state, often under the guise of being Utopian?

5. Who was Vice President to Richard Nixon?

(see the answer key)

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