History Practice Exam For Students! Trivia Quiz

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History Quizzes & Trivia

What we have here is a history practice exam for students! There are different ways that one can test out just how much they know about United States of American history and the quiz below is one way to see is one of the best reasons you will get to learn. How about you give it a try and get to see how well you will answer the questions below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______________________ became President of the United States when William McKinley was assassinated.
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B. 

      William Taft

    • C. 

      James Garfield

    • D. 

      Woodrow Wilson

  • 2. 
    President Theodore Roosevelt promoted a program called the ____________ to protect the interests of small business owners and the poor.
    • A. 

      Square Deal

    • B. 

      New Nationalism

    • C. 

      Initiative

    • D. 

      Recall

  • 3. 
    The __________________ required federal inspection of meat-processing plants.
    • A. 

      Pure Food and Drug Act

    • B. 

      Government Oversight Bill

    • C. 

      Federal Department of Food and Drugs

    • D. 

      Citizen Food and Safety Commission

  • 4. 
    The work of naturalist ___________ led Congress to establish Yosemite National Park  in 1890.
    • A. 

      John Muir

    • B. 

      Lincoln Steffens

    • C. 

      Upton Sinclair

    • D. 

      Florence Kelley

  • 5. 
    In the 1912 presidential election, Theodore Roosevelt ran as the candidate of the _________________
    • A. 

      Progressive Party

    • B. 

      Democrat Party

    • C. 

      Republican Party

    • D. 

      Green Party

  • 6. 
    The ________________ gave the government the authority to set and limit shipping costs.
    • A. 

      Hepburn Act

    • B. 

      Sherman Anti Trust Act

    • C. 

      Clayton Act

    • D. 

      Interstate Commerce Act

  • 7. 
    _____________, such as Upton Sinclair, reported on the hazardous conditions in factories and cities during the Progressive Era.
    • A. 

      Muckrakers

    • B. 

      Politicians

    • C. 

      Immigrants

    • D. 

      Factory Workers

  • 8. 
    A[n]__________________ is an election in which citizens vote to select nominees for upcoming elections.
    • A. 

      Direct Primary

    • B. 

      Pre Election

    • C. 

      Midyear Selection

    • D. 

      Biannual Election

  • 9. 
    The____________________ blended ideas from German socialism and American Progressivism into a plan for building a better society.
    • A. 

      Social Gospel Movement

    • B. 

      Second Great Awakening

    • C. 

      Religious Reform Movement

    • D. 

      American Communism Movement

  • 10. 
    In the late 1800s,__________________ photographed tenement buildings in  which the urban poor lived.
    • A. 

      Jacob Riis

    • B. 

      Upton Sinclair

    • C. 

      Florence Kelley

    • D. 

      Lincoln Steffens

  • 11. 
    The__________________ allowed citizens to approve or reject laws passed by a legislature.
    • A. 

      Referendum

    • B. 

      Recall

    • C. 

      Initiative

    • D. 

      Direct Primary

  • 12. 
    ______________________ was a leading figure in the settlement house movement.
    • A. 

      Jane Adams

    • B. 

      Jacob Riis

    • C. 

      Lincoln Steffens

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 13. 
    ________________ exposed corrupt political machines in Philly The Shame of the Cities (1904) 
    • A. 

      Lincoln Steffens

    • B. 

      Jacob Riis

    • C. 

      Jane Adams

    • D. 

      Upton Sinclair

  • 14. 
    ________________ founded the women’s trade union league to push for laws that would benefit women working in factories.
    • A. 

      Florence Kelley

    • B. 

      Jane Adams

    • C. 

      Susan B Anthony

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Cady Stanton