Lesson Module 15 Pass Off Quiz

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Take the Lesson Module 15 Quiz. You have 3 shots. The best score will be taken as your grade. You may use your notes and the reading, but not each other. :)


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  • 1. 

    A/an  _____________________ is a person who moves from their home country to live in a new country permanently.  

    • A.

      Immigrant

    • B.

      Progressive

    • C.

      Oppressed

    • D.

      Tenant

    Correct Answer
    A. Immigrant
    Explanation
    An immigrant is a person who moves from their home country to live in a new country permanently. This individual chooses to relocate to another country with the intention of establishing a new life and becoming a permanent resident. They may do so for various reasons, such as seeking better opportunities, escaping political or social unrest, or joining family members already residing in the new country. Immigrants often undergo legal processes and procedures to obtain the necessary documentation and rights to live and work in their new home.

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  • 2. 

    _____________________ were a group of people that provided help for the poor and jobs in exchange for votes.  

    • A.

      Progressives

    • B.

      Political machines

    • C.

      Idealists

    • D.

      Robber barons

    Correct Answer
    B. Political machines
    Explanation
    Political machines were a group of people that provided help for the poor and jobs in exchange for votes. They were known for their corrupt practices and manipulation of the political system. These machines often controlled local governments and used their power to gain support and maintain control over their constituents. They would offer assistance to those in need, such as jobs and social services, in order to secure their loyalty and votes. This allowed the political machines to maintain their power and influence in the community.

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  • 3. 

    ______________________ were people who believed that the problems society faced such as poverty, violence, greed, racism, and class could best be addressed by providing good education, a safe environment, and an efficient workplace.

    • A.

      Political machines

    • B.

      Tenants

    • C.

      Robber barons

    • D.

      Progressives

    Correct Answer
    D. Progressives
    Explanation
    Progressives were individuals who believed that the best way to address societal issues such as poverty, violence, greed, racism, and class was by focusing on providing good education, a safe environment, and an efficient workplace. They advocated for social and political reforms, aiming to improve the overall well-being of society through these means.

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  • 4. 

    A _____________________ was a wealthy person who tried to get land, businesses, or more money in a way that is dishonest or wrong.  

    • A.

      Tenant

    • B.

      Robber baron

    • C.

      Immigrant

    • D.

      Political machine

    Correct Answer
    B. Robber baron
    Explanation
    A robber baron was a wealthy person who tried to acquire land, businesses, or more money through dishonest or unethical means. They would often exploit workers, manipulate markets, and engage in corrupt practices to accumulate wealth and power. Robber barons were notorious for their ruthless business tactics and disregard for ethical standards, making them synonymous with greed and corruption during the industrialization period.

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  • 5. 

    Something that is done or given to make up for an injury, damage, or trouble is _____________________.  

    • A.

      Violation

    • B.

      Discrimination

    • C.

      Suffrage

    • D.

      Compensation

    Correct Answer
    D. Compensation
    Explanation
    Compensation refers to something that is done or given to make up for an injury, damage, or trouble. It is a form of reparation or restitution for the harm caused. This can include financial compensation, such as money or benefits, as well as non-financial forms of compensation, such as apologies or services. It is a way to address the negative consequences of an action or event and provide some form of redress or resolution.

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  • 6. 

    A person who buys goods and services is a/an _______________.  

    • A.

      Immigrant

    • B.

      Consumer

    • C.

      Slum landlord

    • D.

      Tenant

    Correct Answer
    B. Consumer
    Explanation
    A consumer is a person who purchases goods and services. They are the end-users of products and services in the market. This term is commonly used in the field of economics and marketing to refer to individuals who engage in buying and consuming products for personal use or satisfaction. The other options provided, such as immigrant, slum landlord, and tenant, do not accurately describe the role of a person who buys goods and services.

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  • 7. 

    ___________________ is unfairly treating a person or group of people differently from other people or groups of people.  

    • A.

      Discrimination

    • B.

      Greed

    • C.

      Hostility

    • D.

      Political power

    Correct Answer
    A. Discrimination
    Explanation
    Discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of individuals or groups based on certain characteristics such as race, gender, religion, or disability. It involves treating someone differently or denying them opportunities, rights, or privileges that others enjoy. Discrimination can take various forms, including systemic, institutional, or individual acts of prejudice and bias. It is a violation of human rights and can have detrimental effects on the individuals or groups being discriminated against, perpetuating inequalities and social injustices.

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  • 8. 

    _________________ is something under the control of the U.S. Government - and concerns the whole country not state or local government.  

    • A.

      Federal

    • B.

      Oppressed

    • C.

      Suffrage

    • D.

      Tenement

    Correct Answer
    A. Federal
    Explanation
    The term "federal" refers to something that is controlled by the U.S. Government and applies to the entire country, rather than just state or local governments. It is a system of government where power is divided between a central authority and individual states. This term is often used to describe laws, policies, or institutions that are applicable to the entire nation.

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  • 9. 

    __________________ is the time in which the U.S. moved from a farming nation to an nation of industry.  

    • A.

      Urbanization

    • B.

      Industrialization

    • C.

      Violation

    • D.

      Protest

    Correct Answer
    B. Industrialization
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Industrialization. This refers to the period in which the United States transitioned from primarily being an agricultural society to one focused on industry and manufacturing. During this time, there was a significant increase in urbanization, technological advancements, and the growth of factories and businesses. This shift had a profound impact on the economy, society, and the overall development of the country.

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  • 10. 

     ___________________ means to gain money, property, or valuables from someone upon their death.  

    • A.

      Inherited

    • B.

      Compensation

    • C.

      Discrimination

    • D.

      Oppressed

    Correct Answer
    A. Inherited
    Explanation
    "Inherited" means to receive money, property, or valuables from someone upon their death.

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  • 11. 

    _________________ means you've moved from one place to another.  

    • A.

      Migrated

    • B.

      Inherited

    • C.

      Oppressed

    • D.

      Tenement

    Correct Answer
    A. Migrated
    Explanation
    The word "migrated" means to move from one place to another. This implies that the person or group of people has relocated or changed their residence. The other options, "inherited," "oppressed," and "tenement," do not convey the same meaning of physically moving from one place to another. Therefore, the correct answer is "migrated."

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  • 12. 

    __________________ is power held by a political party or by a person within the government to influence the way the government works or makes decisions.  

    • A.

      Political power

    • B.

      Political machine

    • C.

      Progressive

    • D.

      Suffrage

    Correct Answer
    A. Political power
    Explanation
    Political power refers to the authority and control that a political party or individual within the government possesses to shape and influence the functioning and decision-making processes of the government. It encompasses the ability to implement policies, enact laws, and exert influence over the allocation of resources and distribution of benefits within a society. Political power is crucial in determining the direction and outcomes of governmental actions and policies, and it plays a significant role in shaping the overall governance and functioning of a country.

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  • 13. 

    ______________________ is food preserved (kept from decaying) and packaged so that it will last for a long time.  

    • A.

      Processed food

    • B.

      Environment

    • C.

      Inherited

    • D.

      Suffrage

    Correct Answer
    A. Processed food
    Explanation
    Processed food is food that has undergone various methods of preservation and packaging to extend its shelf life. These methods can include canning, freezing, drying, and adding preservatives. By processing the food, it helps to prevent the growth of bacteria, yeast, and mold, which can cause spoilage. This allows the food to last for a longer period of time compared to fresh or raw food. Processed foods are commonly found in supermarkets and are convenient options for individuals who may not have access to fresh ingredients or who require longer-lasting food options.

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  • 14. 

    ____________________ means to treat a person or group of people in a cruel or unfair way.  

    • A.

      Oppressed

    • B.

      Political power

    • C.

      Slum

    • D.

      Strike

    Correct Answer
    A. Oppressed
    Explanation
    The term "oppressed" refers to the act of treating someone or a group of people in a cruel or unfair manner. It implies the exercise of power or authority over individuals or communities, often resulting in their subjugation, discrimination, or disadvantage. Oppression can take various forms, such as social, political, economic, or cultural, and is characterized by the denial of basic rights, opportunities, and freedoms to the oppressed individuals or groups.

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  • 15. 

    ___________________ are when people gather together to show they are very upset about something.   

    • A.

      Protests

    • B.

      Political machines

    • C.

      Immigrants

    • D.

      Hostility

    Correct Answer
    A. Protests
    Explanation
    Protests are gatherings where people express their strong dissatisfaction or opposition towards something. It is a way for individuals to voice their concerns and show their disapproval in a collective manner. Protests can be organized for various reasons such as social, political, or economic issues, and they often aim to bring attention to a particular cause or demand for change.

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  • 16. 

    __________________ is poor treatment or violence against people because of their race (color) or the belief that some races (colors) of people are better than others.  

    • A.

      Racism

    • B.

      Suffrage

    • C.

      Dishonesty

    • D.

      Urbanization

    Correct Answer
    A. Racism
    Explanation
    Racism refers to the mistreatment or violence towards individuals based on their race or the belief that certain races are superior to others. It involves discrimination, prejudice, and bias against individuals of different racial backgrounds. Racism perpetuates inequality and hinders social progress by creating divisions and perpetuating harmful stereotypes. It is a form of discrimination that is unjust and detrimental to society as a whole.

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  • 17. 

    A _____________________ is a person who owns a building with apartments that are in bad condition and rents them to poor people.  

    • A.

      Robber baron

    • B.

      Slum landlord

    • C.

      Tenant

    • D.

      Political machine

    Correct Answer
    B. Slum landlord
    Explanation
    A slum landlord is a person who owns a building with apartments that are in bad condition and rents them to poor people. This term is used to describe individuals who exploit the living conditions of low-income tenants by providing inadequate and substandard housing while charging high rents. Slum landlords often neglect necessary repairs and maintenance, leading to unsafe and unsanitary living conditions for their tenants.

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  • 18. 

    _______________ are a period of time when workers stop work in order to force an employer to agree to their demands.  

    • A.

      Strikes

    • B.

      Industrialization

    • C.

      Urbanization

    • D.

      Compensation

    Correct Answer
    A. Strikes
    Explanation
    Strikes are a period of time when workers stop work in order to force an employer to agree to their demands. During a strike, workers refuse to work until their demands, such as higher wages or better working conditions, are met. Strikes are a common form of protest and negotiation used by labor unions to protect the rights and interests of workers. They can be effective in putting pressure on employers to negotiate and reach a resolution.

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  • 19. 

    ____________ is the right to vote.  

    • A.

      Suffrage

    • B.

      Inherited

    • C.

      Oppressed

    • D.

      Urban

    Correct Answer
    A. Suffrage
    Explanation
    Suffrage refers to the right to vote. It is the legal and political right that allows individuals to participate in the democratic process by casting their vote in elections. This term is commonly used to describe the fundamental right of citizens to choose their representatives and have a say in the decision-making process of their country.

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  • 20. 

    A/an ________________ is a person who rents a home or an apartment from a landlord.  

    • A.

      Tenant

    • B.

      Progressive

    • C.

      Consumer

    • D.

      Immigrant

    Correct Answer
    A. Tenant
    Explanation
    A tenant is a person who rents a home or an apartment from a landlord. They are not the owner of the property, but they have the right to use and occupy it in exchange for paying rent. The relationship between a tenant and a landlord is typically governed by a lease agreement, which outlines the terms and conditions of the rental arrangement. The tenant is responsible for paying rent on time, maintaining the property, and abiding by any rules or regulations set by the landlord.

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  • 21. 

    ______________ means to do with a large city.  

    • A.

      Urban

    • B.

      Suffrage

    • C.

      Slum

    • D.

      Migrated

    Correct Answer
    A. Urban
    Explanation
    The word "urban" refers to something related to a large city. It is often used to describe the characteristics, lifestyle, and development of cities.

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  • 22. 

    ____________________ is when large numbers of people migrate or immigrate to a city and the city becomes larger and larger.  

    • A.

      Urbanization

    • B.

      Industrialization

    • C.

      Suffrage

    • D.

      Migration

    Correct Answer
    A. Urbanization
    Explanation
    Urbanization is the correct answer because it refers to the process in which a large number of people migrate or immigrate to a city, causing the city to grow and expand in size. This growth is typically accompanied by an increase in infrastructure, housing, and economic development. Urbanization is a common phenomenon in many countries as people move from rural areas to cities in search of better opportunities and a higher standard of living.

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  • 23. 

    A/an ___________________ is the act of ignoring or interfering with a person's rights or the act of showing disrespect for something usually by damaging it.  

    • A.

      Racism

    • B.

      Discrimination

    • C.

      Violation

    • D.

      Tenant

    Correct Answer
    C. Violation
    Explanation
    A violation refers to the act of ignoring or interfering with a person's rights or showing disrespect for something usually by damaging it. This can include breaking laws, rules, or agreements, and can occur in various contexts such as human rights, contracts, or property damage.

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  • 24. 

    A/an ________________ an area of a city where poor people live and the buildings are in bad condition.

    • A.

      Slum

    • B.

      Tenant

    • C.

      Environment

    • D.

      Protest

    Correct Answer
    A. Slum
    Explanation
    A slum is an area of a city where poor people live and the buildings are in bad condition. It is characterized by overcrowding, lack of basic amenities, and substandard housing conditions. Slums often result from poverty, rapid urbanization, and inadequate urban planning. The term "slum" is commonly used to describe areas with high levels of poverty, unemployment, and social problems.

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  • 25. 

    A/an __________________ is a large building that has apartments or rooms for rent and that is usually in a poorer part of a city.  

    • A.

      Slum

    • B.

      Tenement

    • C.

      Urban

    • D.

      Federal

    Correct Answer
    B. Tenement
    Explanation
    A tenement is a large building that has apartments or rooms for rent and is usually located in a poorer part of a city.

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  • 26. 

    The ________________ in the United States was a period of social activism and political reform that flourished from the 1890s to the 1920s.  

    • A.

      Progressive Era

    • B.

      Gilded Age

    • C.

      Civil War

    • D.

      Industrial Revolution

    Correct Answer
    A. Progressive Era
    Explanation
    The Progressive Era in the United States refers to a time period from the 1890s to the 1920s characterized by social activism and political reform. During this time, there was a growing concern about the negative effects of industrialization and urbanization, leading to a push for various reforms such as labor rights, women's suffrage, and regulation of big business. The Progressive Era marked a significant shift in American society and politics, with many reforms and changes implemented to address the social and economic challenges of the time.

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  • 27. 

    The campaign to earn women the right to vote that picked up during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era was called the ________________________.

    • A.

      Women's Suffrage Movement

    • B.

      Progressive Era

    • C.

      Jim Crow Laws

    • D.

      Political Machine

    Correct Answer
    A. Women's Suffrage Movement
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Women's Suffrage Movement. This refers to the organized efforts and activism by women to secure voting rights and political equality. During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, women fought for their right to vote through various strategies such as lobbying, protests, and civil disobedience. The movement played a crucial role in advocating for women's suffrage and ultimately led to the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920, granting women the right to vote.

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  • 28. 

    The ________________ was an Amendment to the Constitution that guaranteed Americans the right to vote regardless of race, color, or class.  It is known as the Amendment that gave African American men the right to vote.   

    • A.

      19th Amendment

    • B.

      15th Amendment

    • C.

      Bill of Rights

    • D.

      Declaration of Independence

    Correct Answer
    B. 15th Amendment
    Explanation
    The 15th Amendment was an Amendment to the Constitution that guaranteed Americans the right to vote regardless of race, color, or class. It is known as the Amendment that gave African American men the right to vote.

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  • 29. 

    The __________________ were laws created in the South after the Civil War that allowed discrimination of African Americans.

    • A.

      Jim Crow Laws

    • B.

      15th Amendment

    • C.

      Progressive Era

    • D.

      Political Machines

    Correct Answer
    A. Jim Crow Laws
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jim Crow Laws. Jim Crow Laws were a set of laws created in the South after the Civil War that enforced racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans. These laws were implemented to enforce racial hierarchy and maintain white supremacy in society. They included measures such as separate facilities for different races, restrictions on voting rights, and unequal access to public services and opportunities. The Jim Crow Laws were eventually challenged and overturned during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.

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  • 30. 

    ________________ is unfriendly or threatening behavior or feelings toward someone.  

    • A.

      Greed

    • B.

      Hostility

    • C.

      Compensation

    • D.

      Suffrage

    Correct Answer
    B. Hostility
    Explanation
    Hostility refers to unfriendly or threatening behavior or feelings towards someone. It is characterized by aggression, anger, or animosity towards another person. Hostility can manifest in various ways, such as verbal or physical aggression, rudeness, or a general negative attitude towards someone. It is an emotional state that can lead to conflict and strained relationships.

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