Hate Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

In George Orwell's novel "1984," how long did citizens have to focus each day on hating Emmanuel Goldstein?

In "1984," citizens had to participate in the Two Minutes Hate.

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To Aristotle, what was the key element of hatred?

Aristotle believed that the desire to cause harm to another was a key ingredient of hatred.

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Which band recorded a song with the refrain "Now I know why you want to hate me"?

Limp Bizkit recorded the song "Take a Look Around," which includes the refrain "Now I know why you want to hate me."

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Which of these brain regions is involved in hatred?

Both the putamen and the insular cortex are involved in hatred.

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In what film did Robert Mitchum's character have the words "love" and "hate" tattooed on his knuckles?

In the film "Night of the Hunter," Robert Mitchum's character had "love" and "hate" tattooed on his knuckles.

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Who made the Carthaginian general Hannibal swear to never stop hating the Romans?

Hannibal's father made him promise to hate Romans unrelentingly.

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What did the Greek philosopher Diogenes consider hatred to be?

Diogenes included hatred among humanity's irrational urges.

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What part of the mind did Freud think hate protected?

Freud believed that hate was a result of the urge to protect the ego.

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What was a long-term quest for vengeance called in medieval Italy?

In medieval Italy, a long-term quest for vengeance was called a vendetta.

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What 1915 movie fomented hatred against African-Americans?

The 1915 film "Birth of a Nation" encouraged hatred of African-Americans.

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Which of these was a fraudulent document used to stir hatred against Jews?

The fraudulent "Protocols of the Elders of Zion" was used to stir hatred against Jews.

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The death-metal band Hate is from what country?

The band Hate is from Poland.

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What emotional disorder did both Hitler and Osama bin Laden supposedly suffer from?

Experts speculate that both Hitler and Osama bin Laden were afflicted with narcissistic personality disorder.

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What federal agency tracks hate crimes?

The FBI tracks hate crimes.

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What is the term for hatred that is used for a positive purpose?

"Noble hatred" is hatred that is used for a positive purpose, such as fighting injustice.

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Which of these organizations monitors hate groups?

Both the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center monitor hate groups.

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Who said, "You cannot hate other people without hating yourself"?

TV host Oprah Winfrey said, "You cannot hate other people without hating yourself."

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Who said, "It is better to be hated for what you are, than loved for what you are not"?

French author Andre Gide said, "It is better to be hated for what you are, than loved for what you are not."

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What does the catchphrase "haters gonna hate" mean?

"Haters gonna hate" implies that people who hate tend to hate everybody, no matter what they do.

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What is the academic study of hatred called?

The academic study of hatred is called hate studies.

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Who said, "Hate is the coward's revenge for being intimidated"?

The playwright George Bernard Shaw said, "Hate is the coward's revenge for being intimidated."

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