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Adam Smith Quiz

1. Where was Adam Smith born?
a) Aberdeen
b) Kirkcaldy
c) Putney
d) Glasgow

2. When was Adam Smith baptized?
a) 5 March 1749
b) 5 June 1723
c) 10 September 1736
d) 31 December 1742

3. Which university did Adam Smith enter in 1737?
a) Edinburgh
b) Cambridge
c) London
d) Glasgow

4. Which book did Adam Smith publish in 1759?
a) The Theory of Moral Sentiments
b) The History of Astronomy
c) Lectures on Jurisprudence
d) Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

5. Who appointed Adam Smith a tutor for his stepson?
a) David Hume
b) Charles Townshend
c) Edmund Burke
d) Samuel Johnson

6. Where did Adam Smith stay mainly as tutor?
a) Paris
b) Geneva
c) Vienna
d) Toulouse

7. When was An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations published?
a) 1760
b) 1755
c) 1776
d) 1770

8. What was Adam Smith’s annual income as commissioner of customs and salt duties?
a) £ 300
b) £ 600
c) £ 400
d) £ 800

9. When did Adam Smith die?
a) 16 January 1794
b) 23 June 1798
c) 17 July 1790
d) 20 November 1796

10. Where did Adam Smith die?
a) Bristol
b) Edinburgh
c) Dublin
d) Plymouth

Adam Smith Quiz Answers

1. Where was Adam Smith born?
b) Kirkcaldy

2. When was Adam Smith baptized?
b) 5 June 1723

3. Which university did Adam Smith enter in 1737?
d) Glasgow

4. Which book did Adam Smith publish in 1759?
a) The Theory of Moral Sentiments

5. Who appointed Adam Smith a tutor for his stepson?
b) Charles Townshend

6. Where did Adam Smith stay mainly as tutor?
d) Toulouse

7. When was An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations published?
c) 1776

8. What was Adam Smith’s annual income as commissioner of customs and salt duties?
b) £ 600

9. When did Adam Smith die?
c) 17 July 1790

10. Where did Adam Smith die?
b) Edinburgh

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