Truman Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3 Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of Truman's commanders was the most unreasonable and was disliked the most by Truman?
(a) Klemm
(b) Pershing
(c) Jacobson
(d) Marshall

2. How old was Harry Truman when he arrived in Washington D.C. to assume his duties as a Senator?
(a) 45
(b) 23
(c) 60
(d) 50

3. What did Harry's mother say to him each time he left the house?
(a) Harry, please don't smoke
(b) Harry, I love you
(c) Now Harry, you be good
(d) Harry, bring home the bacon

4. Whose photographs does Harry carry in his uniform pocket during the entire war?
(a) His dog, his cat and Bess
(b) His mother, Bess and another girlfriend
(c) Bess, Mary Jane and his mother.
(d) His father, his dog and Bess

5. In what country was Potsdam located?
(a) Poland
(b) Germany
(c) England
(d) Norway

Short Answer Questions

1. How was Truman's personal life used against him in the 1940 election?

2. According to his letters to Bess, what part of Truman's command duties did he dislike the most?

3. What was the beginning of the end for Tom Pendergast? .

4. What was Harry Truman's first paid job?

5. What part of Truman's past most concerned the Democratic Party for the campaign?

(see the answer key)

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