Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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. How long was Truman & Jacobson in business?
(a) Twent-five Years
(b) Ten years
(c) One year
(d) Three years

2. Who were Truman's lifelong heroes?
(a) George Bush and Bill Clinton
(b) George Washington and Thomas Jefferson
(c) Andrew Jackson and Robert E. Lee
(d) Abraham Lincoln and Malcom X

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

4. Although Harry writes many letters to Bess, he cannot master one art of good correspondence. What is it?
(a) Good grammar
(b) Finding the correct pen
(c) Good penmanship
(d) Good spelling

5. In 1841, what was considered the extreme frontier of the USA?
(a) Western Pennsylvania
(b) Vermont
(c) Southern Georgia
(d) Western Missouri

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the yearly salary for Truman's job as presiding judge?

2. What kind of automobile does Harry Truman first purchase?

3. What are the names of Harry's brother and sister?

4. What afflictions did Harry have in childhood?

5. What are two traits Truman especially disliked about his fellow politicians?

(see the answer key)

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