20th & 21st Century Study Quiz

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The United States of America in the 20th century saw a lot of growth in the industrial sector, which is still ongoing in the 21st century. America’s growth has put it in a place where it is considered a super power nation. What can you recall about America in these two centuries? Take the test to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Virginian was a twentieth- century president who wrote a plan for world peace?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 2. 
    Who was the military leader who created an economic plan to ensure world peace?
    • A. 

      George C. Marshall

    • B. 

      Gene C. Marshall

    • C. 

      Gilbert C. Marshall

  • 3. 
    Which Virginian was the first African American woman in the United States to establish a bank and become a bank president?
    • A. 

      Mary Hill

    • B. 

      Macy Davis

    • C. 

      Maggie L. Walker

  • 4. 
    Which Virginian was the governor known for a "Pay as you go" the policy for road improvements?
    • A. 

      Harry F. Byrd, Sr.

    • B. 

      Harry F. Byrd, Jr.

    • C. 

      Harold Beard

  • 5. 
    Which Virginian modernized Virginia state government?
    • A. 

      Harry F. Byrd, Sr.

    • B. 

      Harly Smith

    • C. 

      Heary Bond, Jr.

  • 6. 
    Which Virginian played a key role in the "Brown vs. Board of Education" decision?
    • A. 

      Owen W. Harris

    • B. 

      Edgar W. Hope

    • C. 

      Oliver W. Hill

  • 7. 
    Which Virginian was a lawyer and civil rights leader who worked for equal rights of African Americans?
    • A. 

      Oliver W. Hill

    • B. 

      Oscar Woods

    • C. 

      Taylor C. Davis

  • 8. 
    Arthur Ashe, Jr. was the first African American winner of a major men's tennis singles championship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which Virginian was an author and eloquent (or well spoken) spokesperson for social change?
    • A. 

      Arthur Ashe, Jr.

    • B. 

      Adam Hall, Sr.

    • C. 

      Anthony Ashe, Jr.

  • 10. 
    L. Douglas Wilder was the first African American to be elected as a state governor in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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