Truman Quiz | One Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4 Chapter 14.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was in charge of the Soviet Union when Truman became President?
(a) Hitler
(b) Josef Stalin
(c) Kruschev
(d) Gorbachev

2. Who does Truman appoint as his Secretary of State?
(a) Robert E. Lee
(b) Teddy Roosevelt
(c) Jimmy Byrnes
(d) Henry Wallace

3. Where did the Truman family live until the Roosevelt family departed the White House?
(a) Key West, FL
(b) New York, New York
(c) Blair House, Washington DC
(d) Independence, MO

4. In the extended family of the Truman household, who disciplined Margaret?
(a) Bess
(b) Bess's Mother
(c) Truman's mother
(d) Harry

5. What is the name of the new organization of countries formed to keep the peace after the world war ends?
(a) League of Nations
(b) NATO
(c) Blackwater Security
(d) United Nations

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did Truman choose to accompany him to meet the train bearing Roosevelt's body?

2. What did Truman refer to as "Potomac Fever?" .

3. What party did Truman belong to?

4. What new inventions did Truman never learn to use or like?

5. Who were Truman's lifelong heroes?

(see the answer key)

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