Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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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) Six
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) One

2. In what country was Potsdam located?
(a) Norway
(b) Poland
(c) Germany
(d) England

3. What longtime cabinet member resigns due to a disagreement with Truman?
(a) Henry Wallace
(b) Andrew Jackson
(c) Robert E. Lee
(d) Harold Ickes

4. When Harry was nine, his family moved to Independence. He met a girl at Sunday School and fell in love that lasted his whole life. Who was this girl?
(a) Mary Jane Truman
(b) Margaret Truman
(c) Bess Wallace
(d) Eleanor Roosevelt

5. What were the nicknames for the divisions in the Missouri Democratic Party?
(a) Donkeys and Elephants
(b) Rats and Pigs
(c) Hares and Turtles
(d) Goats and Rabbits

Short Answer Questions

1. According to his letters to Bess, what part of Truman's command duties did he dislike the most?

2. Why does the Truman family move to Kansas City? .

3. Who was the Vice President of the United States under Roosevelt in 1943?

4. Why did Truman vote against the reappointment of District Attorney Milligan?

5. Who is Truman's first choice for his replacement as President?

(see the answer key)

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