Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 5 Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Adlai Stevenson's position when he runs for President?
(a) Private Citizen
(b) Secretary of War
(c) Governor of Illinois
(d) Senator from New Mexico

2. What was Roosevelt's continuing admonition to his departments regarding defense production in 1941?
(a) "Accuracy, accuracy, accuracy"
(b) "Speed, speed, speed."
(c) "Take your time"
(d) "Wait until the budget is passed"

3. What was the original funding for the Truman Committee?
(a) $100,000
(b) $1 million
(c) $4,000
(d) $10,000

4. Who in Truman's family passes away in November of 1914?
(a) John Truman
(b) Martha Ellen Truman
(c) Margaret Truman
(d) Bess Truman

5. Who is Truman's first choice for his replacement as President?
(a) Henry Wallace
(b) Joe McCarthy
(c) Dwight D. Eisenhower
(d) Strom Thurmand

Short Answer Questions

1. What pivotal event occurred on December 7, 1941?

2. When did the Democratic party decide to place Truman as Vice President on their ticket?

3. What was the real name of the Truman Committee?

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

5. How many people did the bomb actually kill in Hiroshima?

(see the answer key)

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