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. Who were Truman's lifelong heroes?
(a) Abraham Lincoln and Malcom X
(b) Andrew Jackson and Robert E. Lee
(c) George Bush and Bill Clinton
(d) George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

2. When Roosevelt announces in 1944 that he will run for the fourth term as President, how many terms were Presidents allowed to serve?
(a) Two
(b) Ten
(c) There was no constitutional limit to the number of times a President could serve
(d) Four

3. Where did the Truman family live until the Roosevelt family departed the White House?
(a) New York, New York
(b) Key West, FL
(c) Blair House, Washington DC
(d) Independence, MO

4. What does the Truman farm produce?
(a) Bermuda grass
(b) Wheat
(c) Corn
(d) Soybeans

5. What was one voting faction in this election that had never been involved in presidential elections before?
(a) Jews were allowed to vote
(b) Family pets, if pedigreed, were allowed to vote
(c) Blacks were allowed to vote.
(d) Women were allowed to vote

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Harry give as a reason to join the military and go to war?

2. How did young Harry Truman like to occupy his time?

3. What afflictions did Harry have in childhood?

4. Which country was able to assemble an atomic bomb after the USA?

5. What was the most common method of travel for settlers in the 1800s to take to Independence?

(see the answer key)

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