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. What questionable organization was Truman encouraged to join by his party?
(b) Local country club
(c) Ku Klux Klan
(d) Republicans

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

3. What was Independence Missouri's nickname in the 1840s?
(a) Land of Enchantment
(b) Mormon Paradise
(c) Land of Milk and Honey
(d) Queen City of the Trails

4. Where was Harry S Truman born?
(a) Lamar, MO
(b) Washington D.C.
(c) Independence, MO
(d) Santa Fe, NM

5. In November of 1930, something happened to Margaret Truman. What was it?
(a) Someone stole her purse
(b) She met her future husband
(c) She had a baby
(d) Someone attempted to kidnap her.

Short Answer Questions

1. What political party did Harry, his father, and most of the adults in Independence belong to?

2. 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?

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

4. How were Truman's ancestors related to the bushwhackers?

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

(see the answer key)

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