Truman Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2 Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What political party did Harry, his father, and most of the adults in Independence belong to?
(a) Republicans
(b) Whigs
(c) Green Party
(d) Democrats

2. How did young Harry Truman like to occupy his time?
(a) Playing baseball, basketball and football
(b) In his room playing Dungeons and Dragons
(c) Playing the piano, reading books, and being with his family.
(d) Shoplifting from the pharmacy and smoking with friends

3. Who in Truman's family passes away in November of 1914?
(a) Martha Ellen Truman
(b) Margaret Truman
(c) John Truman
(d) Bess Truman

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 kind of automobile does Harry Truman first purchase?
(a) 1890 Mercedes
(b) 1910 Volkswagon
(c) 1911 Stafford
(d) 1929 Ford Model T

Short Answer Questions

1. Who were Truman's lifelong heroes?

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

3. How many men and boys were killed in Quantrille's raid on Lawrence, Kansas?

4. What type of mine does Harry Truman invest in during 1915 and 1916?

5. How did Truman's men move their equipment around France?

(see the answer key)

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