Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2 Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Harry Truman travels to see Bess in Grandview. How many miles one way is the trip?
(a) One Mile
(b) Fifty Miles
(c) Three hundred Miles
(d) Sixteen Miles

2. What was the real name of the Truman Committee?
(a) Committee to Re-Elect President Roosevelt
(b) Senate Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program
(c) Committee on Defense Contractors
(d) Committee on Un-American Affairs

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

4. What does Bess suggest when Harry announces his decision to join the military?
(a) That he find another girlfriend
(b) That she join as well and go with him
(c) That they get married immediately
(d) That he take warm clothes with him

5. What political party did Harry, his father, and most of the adults in Independence belong to?
(a) Democrats
(b) Republicans
(c) Green Party
(d) Whigs

Short Answer Questions

1. What party did Truman belong to?

2. What was the Canol Project?

3. What did Harry's mother say to him each time he left the house?

4. What does the Truman farm produce?

5. What was a dollar-a-year man?

(see the answer key)

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