Interesting Immigration Quiz Questions

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Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To what part of the the country did MOST immigrants go?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      The South

    • C. 

      The Northeast

    • D. 

      The Southwest

  • 2. 
    What was the nickname for immigrant neighborhoods?
    • A. 

      Tenements

    • B. 

      Ghettos

    • C. 

      Sections

    • D. 

      Quarters

  • 3. 
    What does it mean to assimilate?
    • A. 

      To move from ones home country.

    • B. 

      To give up ones culture in exchange for the dominant culture around them

    • C. 

      To return to ones original country

    • D. 

      To move across the ocean in search for a better life

  • 4. 
    Through what means did Americans attempt to make immigrants more "American?"
    • A. 

      Churches

    • B. 

      Schools

    • C. 

      Social Work agencies like Hull House

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What type of immigrants became "American" very quickly?
    • A. 

      The elderly

    • B. 

      The sick

    • C. 

      The poor

    • D. 

      The second-generation

  • 6. 
    What is the most common reason Italians immigrated to United States?
    • A. 

      The were seeking better jobs and more money

    • B. 

      They were fleeing persecution

    • C. 

      They needed to get away from revolutions occurring in their country

    • D. 

      They want to spread their religion

  • 7. 
    Italians were discriminated against because they were thought to be involved with organized crime and were
    • A. 

      Seen as sneaky tricksters

    • B. 

      Viewed as cheap

    • C. 

      Thought to spread diseases

    • D. 

      Catholic

  • 8. 
    Jews came to United States because they were persecuted in much of Europe through organized attacks called ___________.
    • A. 

      Schmules

    • B. 

      Assimilates

    • C. 

      Pogroms

    • D. 

      Immighettos

  • 9. 
    Because they Jewish culture prized ________________________, they were reletively successful in America.
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Dance

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 10. 
    This act prohibited Chinese immigration in 1882.
    • A. 

      Anti-immigration Act

    • B. 

      Chinese Immigration Act

    • C. 

      The San Francisco Act

    • D. 

      The Quota Act

  • 11. 
    When Chinese did immigrate they came through where?
    • A. 

      Angel Island

    • B. 

      San Francisco Island

    • C. 

      Ellis Island

    • D. 

      Saint Barts

  • 12. 
    Mexican immigrants came to United states by what mean of transportation?
    • A. 

      Boat

    • B. 

      Bus

    • C. 

      Train

    • D. 

      Stage Coach

  • 13. 
    Most Mexicans worked as what?
    • A. 

      Railroad builders

    • B. 

      Push cart salesmen

    • C. 

      Seamstresses

    • D. 

      In agriculture

  • 14. 
    Most Americans ______________.
    • A. 

      Welcomed immigrants.

    • B. 

      Started aid services to help immigrants

    • C. 

      Tried to get immigrants to enlist in the army

    • D. 

      Saw immigrants as foreigners and distrusted them

  • 15. 
    We need to be very careful about the number of immigrants that are coming into American today so that American does not become too influences by foreign ideas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False