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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of La Guardia's law secretary?
(a) Johnny Mason
(b) Paul J. Kern
(c) Harry Truman
(d) Paul Davis

2. What hits New York City hard in 1930?
(a) Housing shortages
(b) An aeroplane
(c) A typhoon
(d) The Depression

3. What party nominates Moses as its governor?
(a) Green Party
(b) Republican Party
(c) Democrat Party
(d) Fusion Party

4. Where does Macy become a powerful political figure?
(a) Jefferson County
(b) London
(c) Suffolk County
(d) Brazil

5. What do 141 women die in?
(a) A shooting
(b) An explosion
(c) A fire
(d) A plane crash

6. What is the name of the Bill Lehman signs in 1934?
(a) Parks Bill
(b) Moses Bill
(c) Right Bill
(d) La Guardia Bill

7. On what condition will August Heckscher donate money for a park?
(a) If they put his statue in the center of the park
(b) If they give it back
(c) If they name it after him
(d) If they build a playground

8. Who does Moses ruin Kern's relationship with?
(a) Rockefeller
(b) Franklin Roosevelt
(c) Alfred Hitchcock
(d) La Guardia

9. What is the Good Government also referred to as?
(a) Two Shoes
(b) Boo Boos
(c) Twiglets
(d) Goos Goos

10. What does the mayor's office think is the only way to stop Moses?
(a) Fire him
(b) Cripple him
(c) Bankrupt him
(d) Kill him

11. What is Moses secretary of while he is in Albany?
(a) The New York State Association
(b) Albany library
(c) The Country Club
(d) The Tunnel Authority

12. What subject does Moses choose for his PHD?
(a) British Secret Service
(b) The Soviet Union
(c) British Public Service
(d) KGB

13. What does Moses use to communicate to the public?
(a) Leaflets
(b) Press releases
(c) His aides
(d) Telephone calls

14. What was America's successful period in the Twenties known as?
(a) The Silent Era
(b) The Sinful Years
(c) The Roaring Twenties
(d) The Liberal Twenties

15. What famous attraction is at Battery Park?
(a) Madison Gardens
(b) Fort Clinton
(c) The Statue of Liberty
(d) Fort Lincoln

Short Answer Questions

1. What position does Moses reject in this chapter?

2. What does Moses say he wants to build?

3. Where does Mary work while in New York?

4. Which area in New York is Riverside park a two-mile walk from?

5. Who urges La Guardia to stay out of Moses' campaign?

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