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

2. Who was President of the USA during World War I?
(a) Franklin Roosevelt
(b) John F. Kennedy
(c) Harry S Truman
(d) Woodrow Wilson

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

4. According to his letters to Bess, what part of Truman's command duties did he dislike the most?
(a) Meting out discipline to his troops.
(b) Writing reports to command
(c) Wearing the uniform
(d) Meeting with the other captains

5. What does the Truman farm produce?
(a) Corn
(b) Soybeans
(c) Wheat
(d) Bermuda grass

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. What afflictions did Harry have in childhood?

4. What was Harry Truman's first paid job?

5. How did Bess Wallace's father die?

(see the answer key)

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