The Great Shake Up Video Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Tuesday, October 29th, 1929 was known as ? 
    • A. 

      Dark Tuesday

    • B. 

      The Evil Day

    • C. 

      Black Tuesday

  • 2. 
    Why did the farmers dump milk in the streets?
    • A. 

      To wash down the streets

    • B. 

      There were no stores willing to buy the milk

    • C. 

      Because there was no way or money to transport the milk

  • 3. 
    What happened to the stock market?
    • A. 

      It began to grow slowly

    • B. 

      It had a great fall

    • C. 

      It was able to recover and do all right

  • 4. 
    All of a sudden, what kind of 'marathon' was catching on?
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Walking

    • C. 

      Dancing

  • 5. 
    Who was the president during most of the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      Hoover

    • B. 

      Taft

    • C. 

      Roosevelt

  • 6. 
    Which direction did people start moving to?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      East

  • 7. 
    Who were the "Gentlemen of the Road"?
    • A. 

      Taxi drivers

    • B. 

      Hoboes

    • C. 

      Cowboys

  • 8. 
    What are 'boxcars'?
    • A. 

      Cars that were made out of boxes

    • B. 

      Carts pulled by horses

    • C. 

      Carts pulled by train

  • 9. 
    What was the difference between hoboes and bums?
    • A. 

      Hoboes begged and bums played guitar

    • B. 

      Bums slept all the time and hoboes worked

    • C. 

      Hoboes wanted to work and bums just begged for money

  • 10. 
    What was the depression like in California/
    • A. 

      About the same as every where else

    • B. 

      Worse than every where else

    • C. 

      Better than every where else

  • 11. 
    Why was California better off than most states during the Depression? 
    • A. 

      California had more cars

    • B. 

      California had sea ports

    • C. 

      California had more movie stars

  • 12. 
    What did people with a college education end up doing during this time?
    • A. 

      Wash cars

    • B. 

      Dig ditches and work with their hands

    • C. 

      Write newspapers

  • 13. 
    What kind of work were you doing for the Conservation Corps.?
    • A. 

      Collecting cans

    • B. 

      Clearing out trees and brush for the forrest

    • C. 

      Working in the military

  • 14. 
    What did people do to reward themselves after getting their paychecks?
    • A. 

      Gamble

    • B. 

      Buy ice cream

    • C. 

      Buy a house

  • 15. 
    What was a hoboes heaven called?
    • A. 

      Tutty Fruity Hills

    • B. 

      Train of Gold

    • C. 

      Rock Candy Mountain

  • 16. 
    FDR brought America 100% out of the Great Depression
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Upton sinclair wrote the book, The Jungle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Upton Sinclair won the vote for Governor of California
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    People were scared of Upton Sinclairs views because he was considered a communist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    During the depression 1/3 of people were ot of a job
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    People did not blam President Hoover for allowing America to slide into the Great depression 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    People were not paid to dance in the Dance Marathons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Banks during the great depression did not run out of money
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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