History Practice Exam For Students! Trivia Quiz

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History Practice Exam For Students! Trivia Quiz

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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