The World's Great Speeches 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. Who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1949 and was one of the great American novelists in the 20th century?
(a) Dylan Thomas.
(b) Albert Einstein.
(c) Walter Philip Reuther.
(d) William Faulkner.

2. Where was the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace held in 1936?
(a) Brazilia, Brazil.
(b) Geneva, Switzerland.
(c) Paris, France.
(d) Buenos Aires, Argentina.

3. According to Haile Selassie, which country was the first to be threatened by Fascist Italy?
(a) Algeria.
(b) Ethiopia.
(c) France.
(d) Somalia.

4. Where did the heads of the "Big Four" meet to discuss world problems "at the summit"?
(a) Buenos Aires, Argentina.
(b) Geneva, Switzerland.
(c) Paris, France.
(d) Rome, Italy.

5. Who said that the United States now has her second opportunity to make the world safe for democracy?
(a) Harry Truman.
(b) Dorothy Thompson.
(c) Henry Wallace.
(d) Norman Thomas.

6. What kind of trees did Henry Ward Beecher transplant?
(a) Walnut trees.
(b) Magnolia trees.
(c) Peach trees.
(d) Oak trees.

7. Who developed an architectural style that constituted one of the chief movements in 20th century design?
(a) Oswaldo Aranha.
(b) Dylan Thomas.
(c) Frank Lloyd Wright.
(d) Albert Einstein.

8. Who was imprisoned during World War 2 for a firm stance taken against India's participation in the war without a guarantee of independence?
(a) Mohandas Ghandi.
(b) Dag Hammarskjold.
(c) Oswaldo Aranha.
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru.

9. What country was founded on the principles not to oppress the undefended, nor fear the aggressive?
(a) Vietnam.
(b) Japan.
(c) China.
(d) Korea.

10. According to Douglas MacArthur, what was considered to be a "global threat"?
(a) Nuclear war.
(b) Recession.
(c) Communism.
(d) The Nazi Regime.

11. Who was a Democratic candidate for President in two consecutive elections, 1952 and 1956?
(a) John F. Kennedy.
(b) Adlai Stevenson.
(c) Lyndon B. Johnson.
(d) Harry Truman.

12. Who abolished democratic institutions in France and became a totalitarian chief?
(a) Maxim Litvinov.
(b) Eamon de Valera.
(c) Henri Philippe Petain.
(d) Charles DeGaulle.

13. According to Roosevelt's speech "Hemisphere Defense for Democracy", what came from the spirit that must be grounded in faith?
(a) Peace.
(b) War.
(c) Love.
(d) Nature.

14. In Einstein's speech "Peace in the Atomic Age", what appeared to be on the public horizon as a probable and attainable goal?
(a) The H-bomb.
(b) World domination.
(c) Color television.
(d) Nuclear power plants.

15. Who believed that the Canadian people entered WWII on their own free will?
(a) Anthony Eden.
(b) Clement R. Attlee.
(c) Winston Churchill.
(d) W.L. Mackenzie King.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did John D. Rockefeller, Jr. believe the greatest thing in the world was?

2. According to Owen D. Young, what did not "exist in a form of powder, a mere mass of incoherent particles"?

3. According to the speech "Loyal Opposition", how many years was it since the Great War in Europe came to an end?

4. Who was the director of the laboratories in Los Alamos, NM, where the atomic bomb was perfected?

5. Who was very prominent in the Bolshevist revolution and reported on a Nazi air attack?

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