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 gathering did local political candidates attend each year in Henley, Texas?
(a) All-day political picnic.
(b) Caucus.
(c) Fundraiser.
(d) Beach party.

2. Where did Johnson meet Claudia "Lady Bird" Taylor?
(a) Chicago.
(b) Austin.
(c) Boston.
(d) New York City.

3. What was Johnson in the hospital for a few days before his election as a United States Senator?
(a) Heart attack.
(b) Kidney Stones.
(c) High blood pressure.
(d) Broken leg.

4. How old was Lady Bird when her mother died?
(a) Five.
(b) Eight.
(c) Two.
(d) Ten.

5. Who is Rebekah Baines?
(a) Johnson's aunt.
(b) Johnson's librarian.
(c) Johnson's mother.
(d) Johnson's teacher.

Short Answer Questions

1. What student organization was Johnson elected to be a member of in college?

2. Why did Johnson decide to become a politician?

3. Where did Johnson go to college in 1927?

4. Where was Lyndon Johnson born?

5. What did Johnson have in his suitcase which was tied with baling wire in 1924?

(see the answer key)

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