The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Arthur Palmer want to talk Moses into doing?
(a) To build in Texas
(b) To build in Chicago
(c) Resigning
(d) Donating money

2. What does the letter to the Times call Robert Moses?
(a) A Mafia boss
(b) A power mongerer
(c) Unique
(d) A genuis

3. Who sends Moses a letter in this section?
(a) A newspaper reporter
(b) The mayor
(c) The governor
(d) The President

4. What is the name of the investigator who investigates a scandal at the fair?
(a) Roger Hale
(b) Abe Beame
(c) Fred Flump
(d) Jack Gordon

5. Who becomes involved in moving Moses after Lindsay?
(a) Truman
(b) Rockefeller
(c) Roosevelt
(d) Nixon

6. Where does most of the money that Moses had wanted for bridges now go to?
(a) Hollywood
(b) Private hospitals
(c) Museums
(d) Public transportation

7. In what city are they building a mass transit line down the middle of highways?
(a) Chicago
(b) New Orleans
(c) New York
(d) Los Angeles

8. What is the name of the plays' producer?
(a) Joseph Papp
(b) James Formby
(c) Stuart Constable
(d) Ade Regan

9. What does La Guardia die of?
(a) Heart attack
(b) Old age
(c) Stroke
(d) Cancer

10. Who writes up Cleason's reports?
(a) Wagner
(b) Roger Toogle
(c) Fred Cook
(d) James Dean

11. What kind of area do people consider East Tremont to be?
(a) Working class
(b) Upper class
(c) Middle class
(d) Lower class

12. Where did Moses put most of the people he forced out of their homes?
(a) Chicago
(b) The streets
(c) New Jersey
(d) Tenements

13. Who is the governor of New York in this section?
(a) Nelson Rockefeller
(b) John Ford
(c) Ronald Reagan
(d) Gerald Ford

14. What does Moses have to spend $750 million on?
(a) Anything he wants
(b) Central Park
(c) Fellham's Park
(d) Brooklyn Bridge

15. Where does Moses want to build a huge park?
(a) Harlem
(b) Staten Island
(c) Flushing Meadows
(d) Astoria

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the reporters find that Gigante really is?

2. What member of his family does Rockefeller want to take over Moses' position?

3. Who names a plaza after Moses?

4. What does the East Tremont area manufacture?

5. What opens in 1961?

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