Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 5 Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the Canol Project?
(a) A scheme to build a four inch pipeline from Canada to Alaska
(b) A plan to end hunger in America using cooking oil
(c) The atom bomb
(d) A plan for a large dam on the Canol River

2. What was the Armistice?
(a) The name Truman gave his old car
(b) The name of the transport ship taking Truman home after WWI
(c) The treaty signed between the Germans and the Allies agreeing to end the war
(d) The name given to the plantation where Truman retired

3. In November of 1930, something happened to Margaret Truman. What was it?
(a) Someone stole her purse
(b) She met her future husband
(c) Someone attempted to kidnap her.
(d) She had a baby

4. What job does Truman take between his judgeships?
(a) Writing a newspaper column as a music critic
(b) Selling newspaper and magazine subscriptions
(c) Running whiskey for the Pendergast Organization
(d) Selling memberships in the Kansas City Automobile Club

5. 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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who were Harry Truman's parents?

2. Who won WWI?

3. What was the original funding for the Truman Committee?

4. How did Truman's personal staff feel about him?

5. Who was Truman's Vice President before Barkley?

(see the answer key)

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