Trivia: How Much You Know Great Depression? Quiz

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How much do you know about the Great Depression? Ready to take a quiz? This quiz entails your knowledge of what were the dates of Black Thursday and Tuesday, what does it mean when a market is in a period of growth, what is said to be a period of decline, and what was the name of President Hoover’s plan to fix parts of the economy. Don’t despair; this quiz will make your knowledge grow.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What day was Black Thursday?
    • A. 

      October 23

    • B. 

      October 24

    • C. 

      October 28

    • D. 

      October 29

  • 2. 
    What date was Black Tuesday?
    • A. 

      October 31

    • B. 

      October 28

    • C. 

      October 29

    • D. 

      October 24

  • 3. 
    When a market is in a period of growth it is called a what?
  • 4. 
    When a market is in a period of decline it is known as what?
  • 5. 
    What was the name of President Hoover's plan to fix parts of the economy?
    • A. 

      Reconstruction Class

    • B. 

      Financial Reconstruction

    • C. 

      Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    • D. 

      Restablishment Corporation

  • 6. 
    Which of these also started to struggle because of Stock Market Crash.
    • A. 

      Employment

    • B. 

      Athletic Competitiveness

    • C. 

      Alcohol Market

    • D. 

      Banks

    • E. 

      Businesses

  • 7. 
    Buying on the margin is a good thing to do if you are in a bear market.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    FDR became the __________nd President.
  • 9. 
    The Bonus Army was unarmed when they marched on Washington D.C.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    President Hoover met with the Bonus Army but did not give them what they wanted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The RFC tried to do all of the following except what?
    • A. 

      Lower Taxes

    • B. 

      Fund Banks

    • C. 

      Give Unemployment Checks

    • D. 

      Fund Railroads

    • E. 

      Create Public Works

  • 12. 
    Hoover Dam led to the creation of what City.
  • 13. 
    What is Franklin Roosevelt's Nickname?
  • 14. 
    Roosevelt was overcome by which disease.
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Heart Failure

    • C. 

      Polio

  • 15. 
    Franklin Roosevelt was Theodore Roosevelts son.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In his Inagural Address Roosevelt said the only thing we have to fear is _______
  • 17. 
    The Bonus Army was made up of Vets from what War
    • A. 

      Civil War

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      World War I

  • 18. 
    Who usually had the least to lose, but the most to gain in Buying on the Margin?
    • A. 

      Banker

    • B. 

      Broker

    • C. 

      Investor

  • 19. 
    During the 1920's the stock market was pretty much unregulated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The 1920's prior to 1929 would have been a ______ Market
    • A. 

      Stable

    • B. 

      Bull

    • C. 

      Bear

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