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.

What periodical reported in April 2011 that research and development spending had declined steadily since the late 60s? (from Chapter 11: The Terrible Twos)

2.

What refers to the common or ordinary people, especially as contrasted with the leadership or elite of a political party, social organization, etc.? (from Chapters 15 and 16)

3.

According to the authors, there are six crucial elements to improving the country's educational system. What is the third? (from Chapter 6: Homework x 2 = The American Dream)

4.

In what year did the government end the international monetary system established in 1944 which had tied the dollar to the price of gold? (from Chapter 9: The War on Math (and the Future))

5.

According to the authors, there are six crucial elements to improving the country's educational system. What is the fifth? (from Chapter 6: Homework x 2 = The American Dream)

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