Topic 1 Reflection - Gilded Age Trivia

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Answer the following questions to test what you remember from the lesson. Remember this is not for a grade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Mark Twain?
    • A. 

      The American author who named the Gilded Age

    • B. 

      The robber baron known as king of the railroads

    • C. 

      The founding father who said, "A penny saved is a penny earned."

  • 2. 
    What is a corporation?
    • A. 

      A big business

    • B. 

      A national conscience

    • C. 

      A new invention

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the period after the Civil War until around 1900 known for the gap between the rich and poor; the development of many new inventions; as the end of the American frontier, for vast immigration; and for the development of big business?
    • A. 

      The Gilded Age

    • B. 

      The Progressive Era

    • C. 

      World War I

  • 4. 
    Which word means you are unselfish and are concerned about others?
    • A. 

      Altruistic

    • B. 

      Idealist

    • C. 

      Pragmatic

  • 5. 
    How does the Brooklyn Bridge that was built during this time symbolize how the Gilded Age was an Age of Extremes?
    • A. 

      It took genius and heroism to create it and brought out the corruption and greed of others

    • B. 

      It was paid for by rich industrialists but constructed by low paid workers

    • C. 

      It was a project that the people wanted but the government did not

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