The Society of the Spectacle Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9, Ideology Materialized.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The unified critique of culture includes the culture of knowledge and the culture of _____, according to Debord.
(a) Politics.
(b) Poetry.
(c) Art.
(d) Literature.

2. The spectacular power corrupts its subordinates through ____________ in Chapter 8.
(a) Threats.
(b) Praise.
(c) Contempt.
(d) Bribery.

3. According to Debord, workers exchange production time for what commodity?
(a) Money.
(b) Leisure.
(c) Power.
(d) Safety.

4. The specialization of _____ is the root of the spectacle, as described in Chapter 1.
(a) Power.
(b) Fanatics.
(c) Production.
(d) Fame.

5. Chapter 8 begins with a letter from Arnold Ruge to whom?
(a) Marx.
(b) Stalin.
(c) Debord.
(d) Machiavelli.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is modern society's obsession with time, as described in Chapter 6?

2. In thesis 9, Debord says truth is a moment of what?

3. In thesis 35, the commodity abounds in ____________subtleties.

4. The revolution will restore what in terms of travel and place, according to Chapter 7?

5. What was the first ruling class for which labor was a value, according to Chapter 5?

(see the answer key)

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