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.

According to the authors, there are three mindsets when thinking about being a creative creator or a creative server. What is the second? (from Chapter 7: Average Is Over)

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.

In a report entitled, "Rising Above the Gathering Storm," which was requested by Congress in 2005, statistics showed that funding of R&D as a percentage of GDP had declined by what percentage over forty years? (from Chapter 11: The Terrible Twos)

4.

Who succeeded John F. Kennedy after his assassination? (from Chapter 12: Whatever It Is, I'm Against It)

5.

Thomas L. Friedman writes a twice-weekly column for what periodical? (from Chapters 15 and 16)

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