Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1 Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. From what other state did most of the people settling Missouri migrate?
(a) Texas
(b) Kentucky
(c) Vermont
(d) New Mexico

2. What US President did Truman see while he was working in Kansas City?
(a) Abraham Lilncoln
(b) Theodore Roosevelt
(c) Herbert Hoover
(d) Bill Clinton

3. What was the most common method of travel for settlers in the 1800s to take to Independence?
(a) Interstate Highway
(b) Steamboat
(c) Railway
(d) Canoe

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

5. Why does the Truman family move to Kansas City? .
(a) John Truman left the family to join the war
(b) John Truman has lost the family business and property due to bad investments in wheat futures
(c) Harry Truman forced them to move for his political ambition
(d) The Truman family were asked to leave town

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Truman farm produce?

2. What was the attitude of the townspeople of Independence towards people of color?

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

4. What afflictions did Harry have in childhood?

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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