Monday, January 23, 2006

A Quick Quiz

The Things They Said

See how you get on with these:

1. Which snobbish economist said of communism: "How can I adopt a creed which, preferring the mud to the fish, exalts the boorish proletariat above the bourgeois and the intelligensia, who whatever their faults, are the quality of life and carry all the seeds of advancement"?

(a) Milton Friedman
(b) J.K. Galbraith
(c) Dr Patrick Minford
(d) J.M.Keynes

2. Which self-confessed 'committed leftist' wrote that the 'greatest achievement' of James Callaghan was 'to destroy socialism as a serious proposition in British politics'

(a) Tony Blair
(b) Dr David Owen
(c) Stephen Byers
(d) Oliver Kamm

3. Who said this of whom?
"He is incredibly big-headed and -in no uncertain terms- told us the amount of famous people he had met, the amount of amazing speeches he had made and the thousands of followers he had. But he is obviously out only for number one."

(a) Tariq Aziz on Saddam Hussein
(b) Sir Bob Geldof on Tony Blair
(c) Tony Blair on Sir Bob Geldof
(d) Rula Lenska on George Galloway

4. Who said this of whom?
"It was huge turn on for him. He couldn't get enough. He's a very troubled man leading a very dangerous life"
(a) Sir Michael Rose on Tony Blair
(b) A House of Commons barman on Charles Kennedy
(c) Rula Lenska on George Galloway
(d) An £80 an hour rent boy on Mark Oaten

5. Who said 'The United States and the Kosovan Liberation Army stand for the same human values and principles. Fighting for the KLA is fighting for human rights and American values"

(a) George W. Bush
(b) Osama bin Laden
(c) Michael Jackson
(d) Senator Joe Lieberman

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