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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what year did Richard Daley win the Chairmanship of the Cook County Democratic Party?
(a) 1942.
(b) 1953.
(c) 1955.
(d) 1948.

2. What is the topic for Chapter II?
(a) Richard Daley comes of age.
(b) Richard Daley's rough life.
(c) Chicago models apartied.
(d) Chicago and organized crime.

3. What did Richard Daley provide these organizations to maintain their support?
(a) He paid at the top of the scale in union wages and provided an unending stream of massive public works projects requiring union workers.
(b) He worked to get government grants to provide law enforcement officials with the most up-to-date weaponry and forensic equipment.
(c) He used public revenues to assure that the Chicago Public Schools System was fully funded and materials were easily made available.
(d) He influenced bowling alleys throughout Chicago to provide free league nights.

4. What did Richard Daley persist in calling Chicago O'Hare International Airport?
(a) The Airfield.
(b) O'Hara.
(c) Kennedy International.
(d) The Chicago Airstrip.

5. What was one of the issues that members of the Democratic Central Committee used to oppose Richard Daley during his campaign to become Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Central Committee?
(a) Richard Daley favored immigration control.
(b) Richard Daley wanted to crack down harder on crime.
(c) Richard Daley was too liberal and too connected to new Democrats.
(d) Richard Daley wanted to limit the influence of the Federal Government.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Joe McDonough was elected to County Treasurer, what happened to Richard Daley?

2. What was the profession of Mike Royko, author of "Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago"?

3. Why did Richard Daley visit the Democrat Party headquarters after city council meetings?

4. Who was among the more famous ward committeemen from the South Side of Chicago?

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

(see the answer key)

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