Marxist IQ: Imperialism (answers)

BY:Communist Party USA| April 10, 2018

1. b. a consequence of the exploitation and oppression of class divided societies. (correct)


2. c. believed that imperialist powers could cooperate to divide the world short of war and revolution. (correct)


3. d. all of the above (correct).

4. c. Russia as the weak link among the imperialist powers fighting the war, whose revolution would have to be transformed rapidly  into a socialist revolution if it were to survive pending revolutions in Europe. (correct)


5. a. the role of a Marxist working class revolutionary party;  the united front concept:  the national question and the democratic struggle;  the establishment of a working-class led socialist state; the theory of imperialism. (correct)


6. d. an all class democratic issue that requires a working-class orientation. (correct)


Score: 0 wrong: Theoretician. Write an article! Teach a class!!

1 wrong: Developed Marxist. Form a study group, join the party.

2 to 3 wrong: Class conscious worker – study harder.

4 to 5 wrong: Danger! deviations possible. study and then study some more lest you drift into the marsh of opportunism!


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Comments (4)

Rusty davis | April 13, 2018 at 9:22 PM

I got the answer correct. And I am trying to convince others we need a change but it will be a struggle there is no doubt about that. But the party has been her 99 years now Hoover and McCarthy tried to stamp us out and failed. We will succeed.

Barbara Smith | April 11, 2018 at 5:53 PM

I got all the answers right, but NO WAY do I feel I’m qualified to teach anything about Marxist-Leninism. It just may mean I’m good at taking multiple choice tests.

The U. S. is in a different space than Post WWI Russia. Though monopoly capitalism has indeed ravaged the poor and working classes in the U. S. I’m not too sure meaningful economic and social reforms wouldn’t make the poor, working, and middle classes feel more secure and content. What I mean are Scandinavian-type social and economic reforms, and some major monopoly breakups.

However, the reforms I would like to see may not be possible. We’ll see how the 2018 midterms turn out. If reforms can’t be accomplished, then it’s time to rethink strategy.

    Rusty davis | April 13, 2018 at 12:26 AM

    I think we all must become teachers. Society needs to be taught that the present ways are not working. We must all come together to fix the issues

      David Sugar | April 21, 2018 at 2:28 AM

      For me, I practice the 3 L’s…look, listen, and learn. It is also important to listen to the people, rather than to simply teach.

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