The Worldly Philosophers Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Between 1870 and 1914, what percentage of English savings were invested abroad? (from The Victorian World and the Underworld of Economics)

2.

Where was Veblen raised on a farm? (from The Savage Society of Thorstein Veblen)

3.

By what decade was Malthus proved wrong? (from The Gloomy Presentiments of Parson Malthus and David Ricardo)

4.

What was the length of the common workday during the early days of the Industrial Revolution? (from The Visions of the Utopian Socialists)

5.

According to Malthus, how did nature control the resources of the world? (from The Gloomy Presentiments of Parson Malthus and David Ricardo)

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