Naep US History Grade 8

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Naep US History Grade 8 - Quiz

The National Assessment of Education Progess in US history of the 8th grade is an examination help in checking the level of knowledge of students of 8th grade in the country's history. This standard exam will be showing the real 8th grade history which are to have been learnt from class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the first African-American president of the United States?

    • A.

      Ben Carson

    • B.

      Bill Clinton

    • C.

      George Bush

    • D.

      Barack Obama

    Correct Answer
    D. Barack Obama
    Explanation
    Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He was elected as the 44th president and served two terms from 2009 to 2017. Obama's presidency marked a significant milestone in American history as he broke the racial barrier by becoming the first African-American to hold the highest office in the country. His presidency was characterized by various domestic and foreign policy initiatives, including the Affordable Care Act, the economic stimulus package, and the killing of Osama bin Laden. Obama's election and presidency were seen as a symbol of progress and inclusivity in American politics.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the 45th president of the United States?

    • A.

      George Bush

    • B.

      Bill Clinton

    • C.

      Barack Obama

    • D.

      Donald Trump

    Correct Answer
    D. Donald Trump
    Explanation
    Donald Trump is the correct answer because he was elected as the 45th president of the United States. He served as the president from January 20, 2017, to January 20, 2021. His presidency was marked by controversial policies, including immigration reforms, trade wars, and the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump was a prominent figure in American politics and his presidency had a significant impact on both domestic and international affairs.

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  • 3. 

    When was Obama inaugurated as the president of the United States?

    • A.

      2009

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      2010

    • D.

      2011

    Correct Answer
    A. 2009
    Explanation
    In 2009, Barack Obama was inaugurated as the president of the United States. This marked the beginning of his first term in office after winning the presidential election in 2008.

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  • 4. 

    How many years was used in governing United States by Barack Obama?

    • A.

      2 years

    • B.

      4 years

    • C.

      6 years

    • D.

      8 years

    Correct Answer
    D. 8 years
    Explanation
    Barack Obama governed the United States for 8 years. He served two terms as the 44th President of the United States, from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. Each presidential term in the United States is four years, and a president can serve a maximum of two terms. Therefore, the correct answer is 8 years.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the current vice president of the United States?

    • A.

      Mike Donald

    • B.

      Mike Jones

    • C.

      Mike Pence

    • D.

      Mike Tyson

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Pence
    Explanation
    Mike Pence is the correct answer because he is currently serving as the vice president of the United States.

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  • 6. 

    How many countries was banned from entering United States for 120 days? 

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7. This means that there were 7 countries that were banned from entering the United States for a period of 120 days.

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  • 7. 

    When was the "First Gulf War" fought? 

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1991

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    C. 1991
    Explanation
    The First Gulf War was fought in 1991. This conflict began when Iraq, led by Saddam Hussein, invaded Kuwait in August 1990. A coalition of countries, led by the United States, launched a military operation known as Operation Desert Storm to liberate Kuwait. The war lasted for about six weeks, with the coalition forces successfully driving Iraqi forces out of Kuwait. The conflict ended with a ceasefire agreement in February 1991.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the 42nd president of the United States?

    • A.

      Donald Trump

    • B.

      Bill Clinton

    • C.

      George Bush

    • D.

      Barack Obama

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Clinton
    Explanation
    Bill Clinton was the 42nd president of the United States. He served two terms from 1993 to 2001. Clinton was known for his economic policies that contributed to the longest period of economic expansion in American history. He also played a significant role in international relations, including the negotiation of the Oslo Accords between Israel and Palestine. Clinton's presidency was marked by both accomplishments and controversies, including the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Overall, he is widely recognized as a charismatic and influential leader during his time in office.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these countries is not banned from entering United States? 

    • A.

      Sudan

    • B.

      Somalia

    • C.

      Libya

    • D.

      Nigeria

    Correct Answer
    D. Nigeria
    Explanation
    Nigeria is not banned from entering the United States. The other three countries mentioned (Sudan, Somalia, and Libya) are included in the travel ban imposed by the United States government.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these is not a state of  United States? 

    • A.

      Chelsea

    • B.

      Guam

    • C.

      Illinois

    • D.

      Arizona

    Correct Answer
    A. Chelsea
    Explanation
    Chelsea is not a state of the United States. It is a neighborhood in New York City. The other options, Guam, Illinois, and Arizona, are all states of the United States.

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