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Trivia Quiz - Karl Marx - The Father of Communism

A quiz on the man whose ideas revolutionized many parts of the world. Questions about the career, life and ideology of Karl Marx.

Quiz Number: 4334
Date Submitted: March 02, 2012
Quiz Categories: Authors, German History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 55.8 percent
Times Taken: 423 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Karl H Marx

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1. In which country was Karl Marx born in 1818?
  A.   England
  B.   Russia
  C.   Germany
  D.   Bulgaria

2. Karl Marx's most famous book had what title?
  A.   Little Red School Book
  B.   The Communist Manifesto
  C.   Workers of the World Unite
  D.   The Workers' Bible

3. In his famous work, Marx told people "the proletarians have nothing to lose but their ________________"?
  A.   bonds
  B.   slavery
  C.   masters
  D.   chains

4. From 1849, in what country did Marx live for the remainder of his life?
  A.   England
  B.   Russia
  C.   France
  D.   USA

5. Which revolutionary was a friend and benefactor of Marx?
  A.   Lenin
  B.   Engels
  C.   Trotsky
  D.   Weber

6. How many children did Marx and his wife, Jenny have?
  A.   0
  B.   3
  C.   7
  D.   10

7. In which two European nations were Marxist political parties formed during Marx's lifetime?
  A.   Spain and Germany
  B.   Russia and England
  C.   France and Greece
  D.   Russia and France

8. Which group did Marx regard as the greatest enemy of the working class?
  A.   Bosses
  B.   Politicians
  C.   Bourgeoisie
  D.   Organized religions

9. What did Marx see as the ultimate political goal of Marxism?
  A.   The removal of the state and the rise of the classless society
  B.   The rise of the proletariat state
  C.   The end of labor being used as a bargaining option
  D.   The death of religion and paid employment

10. Why did Marx die "stateless" in 1883?
  A.   He had declared himself to be a citizen of the world.
  B.   Great Britain had refused him citizenship.
  C.   He thought the concept of nationhood to be dead.
  D.   He thought no country worthy of claiming his talent.®   

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