The Invisible Hand's Political Quiz

Question 1:When is appropriate to use the word, "gay" to refer to someone or something that you do not like?
Never, using the word "gay" in this way is patently offensive and discriminatory.
Only if it is a Freudian slip.
Only if you are among a small group of friends.
It is fine to use the word, "gay" in a derogatory way. Gay people shouldn't be so easily offended.
It is always appropriate to use the word, "gay" in a derogatory way, especially when in the presence of homosexuals.
Question 2:What is the optimal government policy with regard to the regulation of narcotics?
The optimal price of crack (p*crack) is $2. The government should enforce this price level to ensure social efficiency.
The government should legalize all narcotics and use its power to tax and regulate them.
The government should legalize all narcotics and let the Invisible Hand so its thing.
The government should prohibit the use of all narcotics including marijuana.
The government should prohibit the use of all drugs except marijuana.
Question 3:I identify most closely with which of the following economic thinkers:
Adam Smith
Karl Marx
John Maynard Keynes
Milton Friedman
John Kenneth Galbraith
Question 4:Which of the following should be the primary goal of monetary policy?
To control inflation
To Raise Employment Levels
To Strike a Balance between these two regulatory extremes
We need to overhaul the entire capitalist system.
The government should not involve itself in any sort of economic management including the use of monetary policy.
Question 5:Which of the following people would piss you off the most?
A Militant Lesbian activist
Jared From the Subway Commercials
A wealthy CEO
A lonely, racist old man.
I can't choose between Jared and the lesbian activist
Question 6:Which of the following is the most proximate cause of poverty in the world?
The World Bank, the IMF and international capitalist infrastructure
Corrupt governments and weak market institutions in poor countries.
Corporations who exploit workers in poor countries.
It is a combination of many factors, including poor governments, and greedy corporations.
Poor people breed like rabbits. They are responsible for the squalor in which they live.
Question 7:The Invisible Hand's wisdom should never be questioned.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Huh?
Agree
You hit the nail on the head, Aaron.
Question 8:The freer the market, the freer the people.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Question 9:I strongly identify with the interests of Israel in the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Question 10:It is important to take animals seriously.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Question 11:Which of the following most closely resembles your views on homosexuality?
God hates gay people. They are sinners and will burn in hell for eternity.
Gay sex is disgusting but I hold no prejudice towards gay people.
Gay people have rights, but I'd never be friends with a homosexual.
I wish the entire world was gay.
I would have no problem with the notion of being friends with a homosexual.
Question 12:Which of the following phrases best sums up the American experience?
"class struggle"
"Robber barons"
"Rugged Individualism"
"Manifest destiny"
"Democracy in action"
Question 13:Of the following countries, my favorite is:
France
Cuba
Sweden
Singapore
Great Britain
Question 14:My favorite living creature is:
A Donkey
An Elephant
A Jackalope
A Dog
An Oppressed Individual who hails from an underrepresented minority group.
Question 15:The most conservative answer is:
This answer.
This answer
This answer
This answer:
This answer
Question 16:Labor Market Discrimination is one of the most important problems our society faces.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Question 17:3x^2 > x^2
True
False
It depends
Question 18:The most important goal of public policy is:
To achieve a state of efficiency
To maximize equity among a nation's citizens
To protect private property
To protect the working man
All are important
Question 19:Pornography is offensive and should be banned.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Question 20:Which of the following groups is most deserving of a tax increase?
Fat People
Wealthy executives
Dumb People
No one
Neutral

This Quiz has been designed by AJ.