Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, The Making of a Politician.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Johnson's first job when he was a freshman in college?
(a) Clean-up crew.
(b) Security guard.
(c) Dishwasher.
(d) Dorm counselor.

2. What full-time job did Johnson take with a criminal lawyer in the mid-1920s?
(a) Clerk.
(b) Head researcher.
(c) Office manager.
(d) Lawyer.

3. How is Sam Johnson described?
(a) Thin.
(b) Big and burly.
(c) Small.
(d) Sickly.

4. What branch of the military did Johnson enlist in after the attack at Pearl Harbor?
(a) Air Force.
(b) Army.
(c) Navy.
(d) Marines.

5. What was Richard Kleberg most interested in in Washington?
(a) Legislative policies.
(b) Social life.
(c) Debate.
(d) Working for the common man.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Johnson's Republican opponent accuse him of in the election for Senator in "The Making of a Politician"?

2. How old was Johnson when he was first elected to Congress through a special six-week election?

3. What appointment did Johnson receive having to do with the National Youth Administration?

4. What school was Johnson teaching in when he received a call from Richard Kleberg?

5. What gathering did local political candidates attend each year in Henley, Texas?

(see the answer key)

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