Materials 10 Test

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Materials 10 Test

This test will assess your knowledge over chapter 10 materials.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the passage imply about Bernice�s haircut and the onlookers� response when she orders the barber to �bob it!�?
    • A. 

      That this haircut was so shocking that many people passing by stopped to watch Bernice have her hair style changed

    • B. 

      That both men and women used to go to barbershops for the same haircuts

    • C. 

      That flappers could be counted on to drink, smoke, and wear skimpy clothing

    • D. 

      That bobbed hair was considered the most traditionally beautiful hairstyle of the 1920s

  • 2. 
    The most controversial of Darwin���¢�¯�¿�½�¯�¿�½s ideas is known as
    • A. 

      Fundamentalism

    • B. 

      Values

    • C. 

      Evolution

    • D. 

      Stability

  • 3. 
    During Prohibition, the largest industry in Detroit, Michigan was
    • A. 

      Liquor smuggling

    • B. 

      Automobile manufacturing

    • C. 

      Liquor consumption

    • D. 

      Newspaper publishing

  • 4. 
    Refer to the map above.  Which of the following states had 3,000 or more alcohol-related arrests in 1929?
    • A. 

      Indiana

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      South Dakota

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 5. 
    Refer to the map above.  Which of the following states had 25,000 or more illegal distilleries and distilling apparatus seized?
    • A. 

      Montana

    • B. 

      Nebraska

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 6. 
    The unofficial capital of African American culture and activism in the United States in the 1920s was
    • A. 

      Detroit

    • B. 

      St. Louis

    • C. 

      Harlem

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 7. 
    ____ were a segment of society who were more likely to adopt the dress and manner exhibitied by ���¢�¯�¿�½�¯�¿�½flappers.���¢�¯�¿�½�¯�¿�½
    • A. 

      Feminists

    • B. 

      Grandmothers

    • C. 

      African Americans

    • D. 

      Rebellious girls

  • 8. 
    Beliefs based on a literal interpretation of the Bible are called
    • A. 

      Fundamentalism

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Urbanization

    • D. 

      Values

  • 9. 
    The prosecuting attorney in the Scopes trial was
    • A. 

      William Jennings Bryan.

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      Clarence Darrow

    • D. 

      Aimee Semple McPherson

  • 10. 
    Prohibition led to
    • A. 

      The Great Migration

    • B. 

      World War I

    • C. 

      A rise in organized crime

    • D. 

      Fundamentalism

  • 11. 
    The ____ gave full voting rights to women
    • A. 

      Speakeasies

    • B. 

      Nineteenth Amendment

    • C. 

      Eighteenth Amendment

    • D. 

      NAACP

  • 12. 
    The Volstead act was passed to enforce
    • A. 

      Fundamentalism

    • B. 

      The Eighteenth Amendment

    • C. 

      Women’s rights

    • D. 

      The Harlem Renaissance movement

    • E. 

      Evolution

  • 13. 
    Women in many parts of the United States disliked flappers because flappers
    • A. 

      Campaigned against drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes

    • B. 

      Rebelled against loose, skimpy clothing

    • C. 

      Were more interested in their own pleasure than in women’s causes

    • D. 

      Did not wear makeup

  • 14. 
    Ku Klux Klan members associated their Protestant religion with
    • A. 

      Small-town values

    • B. 

      The spirit of American independence

    • C. 

      Women’s rights

    • D. 

      The cultural practices of various groups of immigrants

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is one reason that many people were in favor of restricting alcohol use in 1917?
    • A. 

      Americans viewed alcohol as a small-town problem

    • B. 

      Many people believed that banning alcohol completely would hurt the family

    • C. 

      Prohibitionists argued that banning alcohol would help maintain discipline among U.S. troops fighting in Word War I.

    • D. 

      Early environmentalists argued that banning alcohol would produce fewer glass bottles

  • 16. 
    When African American soldiers returned from serving in World War I, they found
    • A. 

      A shortage of jobs

    • B. 

      Decreased racial tension in northern cities

    • C. 

      Widespread acceptance as a result of their military service

    • D. 

      A population shift from urban to rural

  • 17. 
    Although Clarence Darrow had hoped to appeal the Scopes decision and test the constitutionality of the Tennessee law that banned the teaching of evolution, he never got the chance because
    • A. 

      A higher court overturned Scopes's conviction on a technicality

    • B. 

      Five days after the trial, William Jennings Bryan died in his sleep

    • C. 

      The “boy orator” had become an elderly figure in the fundamentalist movement

    • D. 

      Other states passed laws that were similar to Tennessee’s

  • 18. 
    The Scopes trial pitted religious beliefs against
    • A. 

      Fundamentalism and creationism

    • B. 

      The theology preached by Billy Sunday

    • C. 

      The healing techniques used by Aimee Semple McPherson

    • D. 

      Academic freedom and science

  • 19. 
    The main goal of the NAACP was to
    • A. 

      Improve safety conditions for African Americans who worked on assembly lines

    • B. 

      End discrimination against and mistreatment of African Americans throughout the United States

    • C. 

      End illiteracy among the nation’s poor by focusing especially on those in rural areas

    • D. 

      Provide access to health care for African American children in urban schools

  • 20. 
    Distribution of illegal liquor became the foundation for
    • A. 

      The Ku Klux Klan

    • B. 

      Repeal of the Eighth Amendment

    • C. 

      The Great Migration

    • D. 

      Vast criminal empires

  • 21. 
    In the Great Migration, African Americans moved from
    • A. 

      Urban centers to farmland

    • B. 

      The Deep South to the West

    • C. 

      The South to the North

    • D. 

      High employment areas to depressed regions

  • 22. 
    In a decade full of firsts, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic was
    • A. 

      Edith Wharton

    • B. 

      Willa Cather

    • C. 

      Amelia Earhart

    • D. 

      Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • 23. 
    Henry Ford became famous for not just building cars, but building
    • A. 

      Factories

    • B. 

      Systems

    • C. 

      Buses

    • D. 

      Steamrollers

  • 24. 
    What inspired Henry Ford to build his assembly line?
    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Meat packing

    • C. 

      Shipping

    • D. 

      Capitalism

  • 25. 
    Most rural women in America approved of flappers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False