Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter VI.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the lawyer who investigated the relationship between Daley and Marovitz?
(a) F. Lee Baily.
(b) Johnny Cochran.
(c) William Kunstler.
(d) Thurgood Marshall.

2. How did Richard Daley regard suggestions from Independent members of the City Council?
(a) He would send his Chief of Staff to the council member to coerce his/her silence.
(b) He would contemplete them carefully upon their merits.
(c) He sent them to a subcomittee where they eventually die.
(d) He would fly into a purple rage and publicly humilate those who proposed them.

3. In what year was Richard Daley born?
(a) 1920.
(b) 1934.
(c) 1923.
(d) 1902.

4. In his earlier years as Chicago Mayor, Richard Daley walked down Michigan Avenue to greet people. Why did he stop the practice?
(a) The walk in the early morning air was hard on his declining health.
(b) People who protested his power were a potential threat to his safety.
(c) The neighborhood became run-down and embarrassing.
(d) He moved to a new, spacious house which made a trip to Michigan for a walk impractical.

5. What was the first unusual decision that Richard Daley made after he was elected mayor?
(a) He had the door removed from his office to represent he would have an open administration.
(b) He moved the mayor's office to the Chicago Democrat headquarters.
(c) He moved to a home next door to City Hall.
(d) He maintained the chairmanship of the party while serving as mayor.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did people have to do to stay safe in Chicago while Richard Daley was growing up?

2. What defined the geographic areas of Chicago?

3. What role did Joe McDonough play in shaping Richard Daley's political career?

4. What were some of the other visible changes that Richard Daley made during his first year as mayor?

5. What was the first stop that Richard Daley made everyday?

(see the answer key)

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