Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2 Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Truman do when he was suspicious about the defense industry overspending?
(a) He started his own company to reap some of these benefits
(b) He wrote a stern letter to the newspaper calling for action
(c) He decided to do nothing and wait to see what happened
(d) Launched his own investigation and drove over 10,000 miles across the country researching defense sites.

2. What interest did Harry and his father share?
(a) Politics
(b) Fishing and hunting
(c) Watching tv
(d) Woodworking

3. Who was the most influential new friend Truman gained during his first term as Senator?
(a) Justice Louis D. Brandeis
(b) Ex-President Abraham LIncoln
(c) Andrew Jackson's son
(d) Robert E. Lee's widow

4. Who won WWI?
(a) Germany
(b) Soviet Union
(c) Allies
(d) Japan

5. What did Truman think was a damaging move by Roosevelt?
(a) Bombing the Japanese home cities
(b) Entering WWI
(c) The attempt to increase the number of Supreme Court Justices
(d) Entering WWII

Short Answer Questions

1. In November of 1930, something happened to Margaret Truman. What was it?

2. What were the nicknames for the divisions in the Missouri Democratic Party?

3. What part of Truman's past most concerned the Democratic Party for the campaign?

4. In the extended family of the Truman household, who disciplined Margaret?

5. Who was the man in charge of the American Expeditionary Forces in France in WWI?

(see the answer key)

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