Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4 Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What new inventions did Truman never learn to use or like?
(a) Telephone and typewriter
(b) Telegraph and electric bulb
(c) Toilet and bathtub
(d) Computer and cell phone

2. What sort of equality did Truman support for Negroes?
(a) Complete equality
(b) Legal equality, but not social equality.
(c) Financial only, not social
(d) He did not support any equality for Negroes

3. How many members did the Truman Committee have?
(a) Three
(b) Fifteen
(c) Only one
(d) Seven

4. Who was in charge of the Soviet Union when Truman became President?
(a) Hitler
(b) Kruschev
(c) Josef Stalin
(d) Gorbachev

5. How many days was Truman Vice President?
(a) 82
(b) None
(c) 3
(d) 155

Short Answer Questions

1. How did the leaders entertain each other in the evenings of the conference?

2. According to his letters to Bess, what part of Truman's command duties did he dislike the most?

3. Which state turned the tide towards Truman at the convention?

4. What was one of the unique things about the Truman Committee?

5. How did Bess Truman feel about Harry running for Vice President?

(see the answer key)

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