History Quiz: The World Between The Wars

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  • 1. 

    In 1929, the American President was:

    • A.

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B.

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C.

      Herbert Hoover

    • D.

      F.D. Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    C. Herbert Hoover
    Explanation
    In 1929, the American President was Herbert Hoover. He served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933. Hoover's presidency coincided with the start of the Great Depression, and his administration struggled to effectively respond to the economic crisis. Despite his efforts to address the situation, the country faced severe economic hardships during his tenure.

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  • 2. 

    The greatest craze in America was:

    • A.

      Trade

    • B.

      Gambling

    • C.

      Cinema

    • D.

      Share Market

    Correct Answer
    D. Share Market
    Explanation
    During the time period being referred to, the greatest craze in America was the Share Market. This suggests that there was a significant interest and enthusiasm among people for investing in stocks and trading in the stock market. This could be attributed to various factors such as the potential for high returns on investments, the availability of new investment opportunities, or a general trend towards financial speculation. The Share Market likely captured the attention and fascination of a large portion of the American population during this time.

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  • 3. 

    F.D. Roosevelt assumed office on:

    • A.

      March 4, 1993

    • B.

      April 6, 1933

    • C.

      March 4, 1933

    • D.

      April 6, 1943

    Correct Answer
    C. March 4, 1933
    Explanation
    F.D. Roosevelt assumed office on March 4, 1933. This can be confirmed by historical records and the fact that March 4th is the traditional inauguration date for U.S. presidents.

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  • 4. 

    There were normal economic activities in the USA by:

    • A.

      1930

    • B.

      1940

    • C.

      1950

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    B. 1940
  • 5. 

    The Great Economic Depression began in:

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      U.S.A.

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S.A.
    Explanation
    The Great Economic Depression began in the U.S.A. This is because of several factors, including the stock market crash of 1929, which led to a severe decline in economic activity. The U.S.A. was the epicenter of the crisis, with widespread bank failures, high unemployment rates, and a sharp decline in industrial production. The effects of the depression quickly spread to other countries, causing a global economic downturn. However, the initial trigger and the most significant impact were felt in the U.S.A.

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  • 6. 

    Which event followed Hitler's war against Poland?

    • A.

      England and France declared war against Germany

    • B.

      The US dropped nuclear bombs on Japan

    • C.

      India got Independence from the British rule

    • D.

      China declared war on Japan

    Correct Answer
    A. England and France declared war against Germany
    Explanation
    After Hitler's war against Poland, England and France declared war against Germany. This was a significant event in World War II as it marked the beginning of the conflict between the Allies (England, France, and later joined by the United States) and the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan). The declaration of war by England and France was a response to Hitler's aggressive actions and territorial expansion, and it ultimately led to a long and devastating war that reshaped the course of history.

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