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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To whom was Richard Daley most loyal according to Royko?
(a) Athletes, celebrities, the wealthy and oil sheiks.
(b) Croney's, lobbyists, politicians and presidents.
(c) Former teachers, businessmen, mothers and veterans.
(d) Family, neighbors, old buddies, the corner grocer.

2. Who was the president that Richard Daley supposedly helped to elect?
(a) Lyndon Baines Johnson.
(b) Adalai Stevenson.
(c) Harry S. Truman.
(d) John F. Kennedy.

3. Royko reported that _______________ were most suspicious of Richard Daley.
(a) Congressmen.
(b) Outsiders to Chicago.
(c) Republicans.
(d) Illinois governors.

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 neighborhood became run-down and embarrassing.
(b) The walk in the early morning air was hard on his declining health.
(c) He moved to a new, spacious house which made a trip to Michigan for a walk impractical.
(d) People who protested his power were a potential threat to his safety.

5. Royko reported that ___________ were not upset with Richard Daley's abuses of power.
(a) Presidents.
(b) Republicans.
(c) Democrats.
(d) Chicagoans.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Richard Daley do if an ex-convict applied for a patronage job?

2. When was the Introduction written?

3. To what or whom did Royko compare Richard Daley's character?

4. Why did Royko suggest that immigrants were tolerant of Richard Daley's abuses of power?

5. In Chicago City Hall, Richard Daley was known by all of the following except:

(see the answer key)

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