The World's Great Speeches Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Informal Speeches.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Eisenhower, the United States wanted to befriend which group of people?
(a) The Soviet people.
(b) The Italians.
(c) The French people.
(d) The Indians.

2. According to the speech "Rendezvous with Despair", what is the only answer to gloomy predictions regarding the growth of the country?
(a) A new employment law.
(b) A new amendment.
(c) A new social program.
(d) History.

3. In the speech "Farewell to the Old Guard", how many years had the speaker accompanied the soldiers on their road to "honor and glory"?
(a) 15 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 20 years.

4. The year 1955 celebrated how many years since the United Nations was chartered?
(a) 15 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 20 years.
(d) 5 years.

5. Who promised that there would be honor and glory later in the Italian campaign?
(a) Frederick the Great.
(b) Napolean Bonaparte.
(c) Leon Trotsky.
(d) Adolf Hitler.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the speech, "American and the War", what is not America's noblest destiny?

2. Who was the Senator of Massachusetts that was probably the most militant advocate of the abolition of slavery in Congress?

3. Who expressed strong admiration for Voltaire?

4. Who believed that we have many things to learn from the West?

5. According to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, what still offered her bounty, and human efforts multiplied it?

(see the answer key)

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