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. How many months had Truman been President before both Germany and Japan surrendered?
(a) Three
(b) Six
(c) Four
(d) One

2. What was a dollar-a-year man?
(a) A man whose only income was one dollar
(b) A businessman who kept his original salary from his company and worked for the government for a token small salary, all for the war effort.
(c) A man who stole one dollar per day from the government
(d) A man whose only worth was one dollar

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

4. Who was Truman's Vice President before Barkley?
(a) Jimmy Byrnes
(b) Jim Pendergast
(c) Henry Wallace
(d) No one

5. How much weight did Harry Truman lose in the years in France?
(a) 20 lbs
(b) 50 lbs
(c) 2 lbs
(d) None

Short Answer Questions

1. What ship did Truman take to the Potsdam conference?

2. What major personal events occur for Harry Truman in Chapter 5?

3. What is the name of the new organization of countries formed to keep the peace after the world war ends?

4. Which of Roosevelt's policies did Truman support the most enthusiastically?

5. How were Truman's ancestors related to the bushwhackers?

(see the answer key)

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