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. According to the speech, "A Grave Situation", how many years did the British Fleet control the Atlantic Ocean?
(a) 50 years.
(b) Over 100 years.
(c) 200 years.
(d) More than 250 years.

2. What continent was the topic of Henry Morton Stanley's speech?
(a) North America.
(b) Europe.
(c) Asia.
(d) Africa.

3. In the speech Dunkirk by Winston Churchill, which country was the aggressor?
(a) The United States.
(b) Russia.
(c) Japan.
(d) Germany.

4. Who was the American poet that was Ambassador to the Court from 1880-1885?
(a) Ralph Waldo Emerson.
(b) James Russell Lowell.
(c) Charles Dickens.
(d) Robert Browning.

5. Which U.S. region of people were by nature patient and forbearing?
(a) The people of the West.
(b) The people of the North.
(c) The people of New England.
(d) The people of the South.

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

7. According to the speech "Loyal Opposition", how many years was it since the Great War in Europe came to an end?
(a) 22 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 20 years.

8. According to President Nixon, what title can one receive that was the greatest honor of history?
(a) President of the United States.
(b) War monger.
(c) Peacemaker.
(d) Humanitarian.

9. Who worked hard to give New York a progressive, vital and constructive administration?
(a) John Vliet Lindsay.
(b) Richard Nixon.
(c) John William Gardner.
(d) George Wald.

10. What were solemn celebrations of the union of Christ and his church that led to the universal radiation of truth?
(a) Papal Councils.
(b) Cardinal Councils.
(c) Ecumenical Councils.
(d) Bishop Councils.

11. Where did Martin Luther King Jr. deliver the "I Have a Dream" speech?
(a) Washington, D.C.
(b) Memphis, TN.
(c) Birmingham, AL.
(d) Atlanta, GA.

12. What country did President Johnson pledge to stop bombarding?
(a) Laos.
(b) Cambodia.
(c) Korea.
(d) Vietnam.

13. Who was arrested on the basis of slanderous materials and eventually was killed?
(a) Comrade Eikhe.
(b) Joseph Stalin.
(c) Marshal Zhukov.
(d) Nikita Khrushchev.

14. Eisenhower stated that a common bind existed between a rice grower in Burma and a wheat planter of what U.S. state?
(a) Illinois.
(b) Nebraska.
(c) Indiana.
(d) Iowa.

15. According Benito Mussolini in "A Call to Arms", what would Italy answer economic sanctions with?
(a) Increased production of products.
(b) War.
(c) High tariffs.
(d) Discipline.

Short Answer Questions

1. The arms race was between the United States and what country?

2. What country was France having issues with in 1962?

3. Who was imprisoned during World War 2 for a firm stance taken against India's participation in the war without a guarantee of independence?

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

5. In the speech, "The Search for International Cooperation", what country did Pierre Mandes-France suggest France had a concern?

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