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. In November of 1930, something happened to Margaret Truman. What was it?
(a) Someone stole her purse
(b) She met her future husband
(c) Someone attempted to kidnap her.
(d) She had a baby

2. Who did Truman choose to accompany him to meet the train bearing Roosevelt's body?
(a) Jimmy Byrnes and Henry Wallace
(b) Bess and Margaret Truman
(c) No one. He stood alone.
(d) Eleanor and Teddy Roosevelt

3. What was the yearly salary for Truman's job as presiding judge?
(a) $100,000
(b) $6000
(c) $10,000
(d) $50,000

4. When Truman sends Harry Hopkins to talk to Stalin, he says "use diplomatic language or what?"
(a) Offers of wine
(b) Large amounts of cash
(c) A baseball bat
(d) Offers of women

5. Truman's foreign office is warning him about the after war dangers of which country?
(a) Mexico
(b) Japan
(c) Soviet Union
(d) Argentina

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of Truman's family members accompanied him on the campaign trail?

2. Who were Truman's lifelong heroes?

3. Who was the leader of the Progressive Party who was in competition with the Democrats and Republicans in the 1948 election?

4. What is the name of the new organization of countries formed to keep the peace after the world war ends?

5. What ship did Truman take to the Potsdam conference?

(see the answer key)

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