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. Whose photographs does Harry carry in his uniform pocket during the entire war?
(a) His mother, Bess and another girlfriend
(b) Bess, Mary Jane and his mother.
(c) His dog, his cat and Bess
(d) His father, his dog and Bess

2. What did Truman refer to as "Potomac Fever?" .
(a) A strain of flu duirng the war
(b) The urge to visit the Potomac River rather than working
(c) The heightened color of skin when people arrived in DC
(d) The tendency of some political appointees to consider themselves more important than they were

3. What event propelled the United States into WWII?
(a) Killing of Arch Duke Ferdinand
(b) Japanese attack on the fleet at Parl Harbor in Hawaii
(c) Sinking of the Titanic
(d) Bombing of World Trade Center

4. Which of Roosevelt's policies did Truman support the most enthusiastically?
(a) The Pentagon Papers
(b) The Old Deal
(c) The X-Files
(d) The New Deal

5. When Germany advances on Moscow, what does President Roosevelt offer Stalin?
(a) A billion dollars worth of supplies
(b) 100,000 troops
(c) Sound advice
(d) Nuclear warheads

Short Answer Questions

1. What career is Margaret Truman pursuing?

2. What was Truman's primary goal of the Potsdam Conference?

3. What are the names of Harry's brother and sister?

4. How did the three world leaders enter the conference room in Potsdam?

5. What family member does Truman lose in July of 1947?

(see the answer key)

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