How Well Do you Show Me A Hero Drama?

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Here is a Show Me A Hero quiz to give your brain cells a little test. Based on a 1999 nonfiction book, Show Me A Hero is an American miniseries that captures the resistance of the white middle class to an order by the court. The story is based in the city of Yonkers. It shows how the city was affected by defying the court's ruling. Want to find out how much of it you remember? You must give this quiz a try. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Nick Wasicsko's profession in the series?

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Judge

    • C.

      Councilor

    • D.

      Mayor

    Correct Answer
    D. Mayor
    Explanation
    Nick Wasicsko's profession in the series was Mayor.

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  • 2. 

    What was the order passed by Federal Judge Leonard B. Sand related to?

    • A.

      Waste management system 

    • B.

      Desegregation of public housing

    • C.

      City parks

    • D.

      Public transport

    Correct Answer
    B. Desegregation of public housing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Desegregation of public housing. Federal Judge Leonard B. Sand passed an order related to the desegregation of public housing. This suggests that the judge made a ruling or decision regarding the integration of different racial or ethnic groups in housing provided by the government.

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  • 3. 

    What was the name of the architect and city planner in the series?

    • A.

      Nay Noe Wasicsko

    • B.

      Vinni Restiano

    • C.

      Oscar Newman

    • D.

      Edward Fagan

    Correct Answer
    C. Oscar Newman
    Explanation
    Oscar Newman is the correct answer because he was the architect and city planner in the series.

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  • 4. 

    In addition to the Yonkers City Council members, which group(s) took opposing sides on the order passed by the court?

    • A.

      Save Yonkers Federation

    • B.

      Yonkers People Board

    • C.

      Yonkers Welfare Association

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Save Yonkers Federation
    Explanation
    The Save Yonkers Federation took opposing sides on the order passed by the court.

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  • 5. 

    What happened to the city of Yonkers after it refused to follow the court order?

    • A.

      Crippled by heavy fines.

    • B.

      Supreme Court agreed to look into the order.

    • C.

      The Mayor was replaced.

    • D.

      The Mayor was sent to jail.

    Correct Answer
    A. Crippled by heavy fines.
    Explanation
    After the city of Yonkers refused to follow the court order, it faced severe consequences in the form of heavy fines. This suggests that the city's finances were significantly impacted, potentially leading to a financial crisis or a state of being crippled. The other options, such as the Supreme Court looking into the order, the replacement of the Mayor, or the Mayor being sent to jail, are not mentioned in the given information and therefore cannot be considered as the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Who was a six-term Mayor of Yonkers in the series?

    • A.

      Vinni Restiano

    • B.

      Peter Smith

    • C.

      Angelo R. Martinelli

    • D.

      James Surdoval

    Correct Answer
    C. Angelo R. Martinelli
    Explanation
    Angelo R. Martinelli was a six-term Mayor of Yonkers in the series.

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  • 7. 

    How many episodes were there in Show Me A Hero?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6. This means that there were 6 episodes in the TV show "Show Me A Hero".

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  • 8. 

    How many housing units were ordered to be built by the Federal judge?

    • A.

      150

    • B.

      200

    • C.

      250

    • D.

      1000

    Correct Answer
    B. 200
    Explanation
    The Federal judge ordered 200 housing units to be built.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these award(s) did the series win?

    • A.

      Critics' Choice Television Awards

    • B.

      Writers Guild of America Awards

    • C.

      Golden Globe Awards

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Golden Globe Awards
    Explanation
    The series won the Golden Globe Awards.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these singers' music was used in this series?

    • A.

      Bob Dylan

    • B.

      Bruce Springsteen

    • C.

      Billy Joel

    • D.

      Paul McCartney

    Correct Answer
    B. Bruce Springsteen
    Explanation
    Bruce Springsteen's music was used in this series.

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