Quiz On 'americas Great Depression'

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The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline. The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America, Europe, and other industrialized areas of the world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year did countries begin to experience the kickoff of the economy which resulted in the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      1926

    • B. 

      1927

    • C. 

      1928

    • D. 

      1929

  • 2. 
    For how long did the Great Depression last?
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      15 years

    • C. 

      20 years

    • D. 

      25 years

  • 3. 
    Who introduced the legislation authorizing immediate payment of bonus funds to veterans in World War II?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Ben Bernanke

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • D. 

      Wright Patman

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the president who introduced and signed the "New Deal" into law to create jobs and provide unemployment insurance in the country?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • D. 

      John Bush

  • 5. 
    What the full meaning of R.F.C, an organization that lend money to banks and other insurance companies?
    • A. 

      Reinforcement Federal Corporation

    • B. 

      Reconstruction Funding Corporation

    • C. 

      Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    • D. 

      Remuneration Funding Commission

  • 6. 
    Who was elected president in November 1932?
    • A. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • B. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Harry Hopkins

    • D. 

      George Bush

  • 7. 
    Which date is referred to as 'Black Tuesday"?
    • A. 

      25th October

    • B. 

      29th October

    • C. 

      27th October

    • D. 

      28th October

  • 8. 
    In which year was the "bonus bill" introduced by Wright Patman passed?
    • A. 

      1921

    • B. 

      1922

    • C. 

      1923

    • D. 

      1924

  • 9. 
    In which year was the Social Security Act passed?
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1935

    • C. 

      1940

    • D. 

      1945

  • 10. 
    The goal of the Act was to validate union authority and supervise union election. Which Act was this?
    • A. 

      Employment Act

    • B. 

      New Deal Act

    • C. 

      National Labor Relations Act

    • D. 

      Social Security Act