That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Thomas Friedman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7: Average Is Over.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the authors in Chapter 3: "Ignoring Our History," there are five pillars to prosperity that if ignored will be at America's peril. What is the first pillar?
(a) Public education must be provided for more and more Americans.
(b) Our infrastructure must be continually maintained and modernized.
(c) Private economic activity must have necessary regulations.
(d) The doors to immigration must be kept open.

2. What new type of attorney do the authors assert law firms are adding, as discussed in Chapter 5: "Help Wanted"?
(a) Corporate municipal liasons.
(b) Chief innovation officers.
(c) Criminal defense teams.
(d) Copyright investigators.

3. What is the fifth pillar to prosperity?
(a) Public education must be provided for more and more Americans.
(b) Private economic activity must have necessary regulations.
(c) Our infrastructure must be continually maintained and modernized.
(d) The doors to immigration must be kept open.

4. How many years before Friedman arrived was a three-hour car ride from Beijing the only way to get to the over-populated city where Tom Friedman attended the World Economic Forum summer conference?
(a) 5.
(b) 12.
(c) 3.
(d) 10.

5. What is the fourth pillar to prosperity?
(a) Public education must be provided for more and more Americans.
(b) The doors to immigration must be kept open.
(c) Private economic activity must have necessary regulations.
(d) Basic research and development must be supported by the government.

Short Answer Questions

1. The CEO of DuPont looks for employees who have ___________, according to Chapter 5.

2. What is the trademark of a range of durable, high-performance, polyimide-based plastics manufactured by DuPont?

3. When was Steve Jobs born?

4. Steve Jobs was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of what company?

5. What word means to distribute the administrative powers or functions of (a central authority) over a less concentrated area?

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