Friday, February 03, 2006

A Little Game

Here is a little game you can play from home. Just read along, record your answers, then check the key at the bottom. Just like Cosmo!

1) The following quote:
“It must be thoroughly understood that [our] lost land will never be won back by solemn appeals to God, nor by hopes in [international bodies], but only by the force of arms.”

was made by;
A) Ahmed Yassin, Hamas leader
B) Adolf Hitler, Nazi

2) This quote:
“[They] have killed only when they could not achieve their aim in other ways ...’

was said
A) By Noam Chomsky about Islamic terrorists
B) By Hitler about his storm troopers

3) This quote:
“[We] are not a warlike nation. …[our nation] does not want a war, but does not fear it. It loves peace but also loves its honor and freedom”

A) Is about Nazi Germany
B) Is about Palestine

4) This quote:

“It has always seemed to me that in dealing with foreign countries we do not give ourselves a chance of success unless we try to understand their mentality, which is not always the same as our own… ”

Was said by,
A) George Clooney about terrorists
B) Neville Chamberlain about the invasion of Sudentenland by the Nazis

5) This quote:

“We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analyzing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will. I cannot believe that such a program would be rejected by the people of this county … ”

Was made by;
A) Neville Chamberlain in the prelude to the invasion of Poland
B) Ted Kennedy in the aftermath of 9/11

6) This:

“We take any and every territory that we can... and establish sovereignty there, and we use it as a springboard to take more. When the time comes... we can [strike] the final blow against [Jews]”

Was said by;
A) Arafat
B) Hitler

7) This:

“If the people… have expressed their will by voting for [that party], we should respect it and give [them] a chance to prove itself while in government”

Was said about;
A) Hamas
B) Nazis

8) This:

"[The Party] will educate our children," she said… a day after [the Party’s]' sweeping victory…. They will feed the poor."

Is a statement made by;
A) A Bavarian woman in 1936
B) A Palestinian woman this week

9) This:

“Unemployment rose drastically, and… many… were drawn to [the Party], which offered… solutions to their problems…. Consequently, [voters] believed it could establish a government that would be more effective than the [existing party]. In elections … [the Party] received more votes than any other…”

Is about;
A) Hamas
B) Nazis

Answer Key: 1) B, 2) B, 3) A, 4) B, 5) A, 6) A, 7) A, 8) B, 9) B

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