Politics, philosophy & economics 12

From the quiz on 7/3/17.

  1. Which article of the Treaty on European Union governs the process of withdrawing from the EU? Article 50

  2. What two-word animal nickname was given to the booming economy of Ireland between the mid-1990s and mid-2000s? Celtic Tiger

  3. The Clematis Tree, An Act of Treachery and Father Figure are novels by which former Tory MP? Ann Widdecombe

  4. In which European city are the headquarters of Europol, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court? The Hague

  5. Before becoming US President, Ronald Reagan served eight years as the 33rd governor of which US state? California

  6. For what do the letters D and M stand in the name of the US copyright act usually referred to by its abbreviation DMCA? Digital Millennium

  7. In economics, of what is there only one in the market situation known as a monopsony? Buyer

  8. Which of the Founding Fathers of the United States is nicknamed The First American and was the oldest person to sign the Declaration of Independence? Benjamin Franklin

  9. In English law, the M’Naghten rule is a test for insanity inspired by a case of 1843 in which a woodturner named Daniel M’Naghten attempted to assassinate which British Prime Minister? Robert Peel

  10. In commerce, what adjective, from the Latin for “to perform”, is applied to a good whose individual units are freely interchangeable with different ones of the same type (e.g. cash, pure gold or oil)? Fungible


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