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

Thomas Friedman
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

When did Ronald Reagan's presidency end? (from Chapter 9: The War on Math (and the Future))

2.

What is the largest professional organization and largest labor union in the United States, representing public school teachers and other support personnel, faculty and staffers at colleges and universities, retired educators, and college students preparing to become teachers? (from Chapter 6: Homework x 2 = The American Dream)

3.

What refers to an economic system characterized by social ownership or control of the means of production and cooperative management of the economy? (from Chapter 13: Devaluation)

4.

What refers to the body of doctrine, myth, belief, etc., that guides an individual, social movement, institution, class, or large group? (from Chapters 15 and 16)

5.

According to the authors, it is through what that ideas are spawned and the spark of innovation is discovered, as described in Chapter 7: "Average Is Over"? (from Chapter 7: Average Is Over)

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