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 major personal events occur for Harry Truman in Chapter 5?
(a) He is ordained as a preacher and married
(b) He is divorced from his first wife and moves to Kansas City
(c) He gets married and his daughter is born
(d) He is forced to undergo a paternity test

2. Who were Harry Truman's parents?
(a) Solomon Young and Mary Jane Truman
(b) John Truman and Martha Ellen Young
(c) Bill Truman and Elizabeth Taylor
(d) Harry Truman Sr and Elizabeth Young

3. What were the nicknames for the divisions in the Missouri Democratic Party?
(a) Hares and Turtles
(b) Goats and Rabbits
(c) Donkeys and Elephants
(d) Rats and Pigs

4. How did Truman's men move their equipment around France?
(a) Elephants and camels
(b) Fast sports cars
(c) Railway and ships
(d) Horse and wagon

5. For most of the people in Independence in the 1800's, who was their hero?
(a) Abraham Lincoln
(b) Andrew Jackson
(c) George Washington
(d) George Bush

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Harry S Truman born?

2. What organization with secret rituals did Harry Truman join in 1909?

3. When Harry was nine, his family moved to Independence. He met a girl at Sunday School and fell in love that lasted his whole life. Who was this girl?

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

5. Harry Truman travels to see Bess in Grandview. How many miles one way is the trip?

(see the answer key)

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