Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr 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. There is also funding for _____________ schools who meet their standards.
(a) Art.
(b) Medical.
(c) Law.
(d) Music.

2. Does Standard Oil remain silent throughout the series?
(a) Only at the end of the series.
(b) Only at first.
(c) Yes.
(d) No.

3. What does John D. believe about his fortune?
(a) It is a gift from God to be used in the betterment of mankind.
(b) It upsets other people, so he should donate some to please others.
(c) It is a surprise to him, and he plans on enlarging it.
(d) It is too much for one person and should be given away.

4. In 1902, the President brings an antitrust suit against Northern Securities Company, a holding company of whom?
(a) J. P. Morgan.
(b) Junior.
(c) Senior.
(d) William Rockefeller.

5. A group known as what is active on Wall Street and consists of Henry H. Rogers, James Stillman and William Rockefeller?
(a) The Standard Oil Crowd.
(b) The Millionaire's Crowd.
(c) The Oil Crowd.
(d) The Banking Crowd.

6. In April 1901 a train full of millionaires, dubbed ____________, including Junior, tours the South, touring black colleges, most of which have been financed with money from the North.
(a) The Millionaire's Special.
(b) The Millionaire's Journey.
(c) The Millionaire's Train.
(d) The Millionaire's Trip.

7. By the mid-1890s, public sentiment is to do what, regarding trusts?
(a) Create more trusts.
(b) Combine the trusts.
(c) Curtail the trusts.
(d) Create smaller trusts.

8. After the assassination of McKinley, who becomes President?
(a) Dwight D. Eisenhower.
(b) Herbert Hoover.
(c) Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
(d) Theodore Roosevelt.

9. The Morgan Theological Seminary is transferred to the new university and Harper is its president. It opens on October 1, ________.
(a) 1895.
(b) 1900.
(c) 1892.
(d) 1901.

10. Standard Oil is the kind of trust that Roosevelt wants to do what to?
(a) Bust.
(b) Improve.
(c) Understand.
(d) Create.

11. Archbold, deciding they need representation in Congress, begins doing what?
(a) Running for Congress.
(b) Writing letters to Congressmen.
(c) Sending money to certain Congressional members.
(d) Visiting Congress.

12. Unlike John D., William is active in what?
(a) Gambling.
(b) The banking industry.
(c) The iron ore industry.
(d) Stock market trading.

13. By 1891, John D. is grooming _________ as his successor and is gradually shifting responsibilities to him.
(a) Frank.
(b) William.
(c) Junior.
(d) Flagler.

14. Junior maintains a _________ relationship with his father.
(a) Wonderful.
(b) Bad.
(c) Minimal.
(d) Good.

15. John D. Gates began his career as what?
(a) A philanthropist.
(b) A teacher.
(c) An artist.
(d) A minister.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Rockefellers fund what seminary in Atlanta?

2. The great trust begins to lose its legal battles. Their Indiana company receives a ___________ fine.

3. When J. P. Morgan decides to form a steel trust in 1900, he has to deal with Rockefeller. Why does Junior handle the negotiations with Morgan?

4. Junior resigns in 1910, preferring to devote his efforts to what?

5. What occurs on January 31, 1910?

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