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. How many months had Truman been President before both Germany and Japan surrendered?
(a) One
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Six

2. How many people did Oppenheimer estimate the bomb would kill?
(a) None
(b) 200,000
(c) Two million
(d) 20,000

3. What does Harry give as a reason to join the military and go to war?
(a) I need a job
(b) I need to get out of twon
(c) Someone has to do it.
(d) It is either this or jail time

4. What country's military is in possession of Potsdam at the time of the conference?
(a) Mexico
(b) Canada
(c) Soviet Union
(d) Germany

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was the American's atom bomb tested?

2. What was the Armistice?

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

4. When Roosevelt announces in 1944 that he will run for the fourth term as President, how many terms were Presidents allowed to serve?

5. Whose photographs does Harry carry in his uniform pocket during the entire war?

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