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.

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))

2.

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)

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 an economy in which the prices of goods and services are determined in a free price system? (from Chapter 13: Devaluation)

5.

Who is the founder of Teach for America? (from Chapter 14: They Just Didn't Get the Word)

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