History Quiz: Panama Canal Trivia Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who crossed Panama in the 1500's?
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      Vasco de Balboa Nunez

    • C. 

      Cipriano Castro

    • D. 

      Vesti de Jesco

  • 2. 
    Who passed the Monroe Doctrine
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      Robert Monroe

    • C. 

      Jack Monroe

    • D. 

      Daniel Monroe

  • 3. 
    What was the treaty to jointly build and maintain a canal in Britain?
    • A. 

      The Great Waterway Treaty

    • B. 

      Great Canal Treaty

    • C. 

      Clayton-Bulwer Treaty

    • D. 

      The British Canal Treaty

  • 4. 
    Who became a president after William McKinely's death?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • B. 

      Abraham Licoln

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      William Howard Taft

  • 5. 
    Who completed negotiations with Great Britain?
    • A. 

      Thomas Hay

    • B. 

      John Jackson

    • C. 

      Thomas Jackson

    • D. 

      John Hay

  • 6. 
    How much did the United States pay for a five mile wide strip of land across isthmus? 
    • A. 

      $10 million + $250K per year for 99 years

    • B. 

      $5 million + $250K per year for 99 years

    • C. 

      $10 million + $100K per year for 99 years

    • D. 

      $5 million + $100K per year for 99 years

  • 7. 
    Why  did a warship goto Colon, Panama on November 2, 1903?
    • A. 

      An enemy country had attacked

    • B. 

      A rebellion broke out

    • C. 

      It was for defense purposes

    • D. 

      The coast of U.S. was too crowded

  • 8. 
    What was the thinking Roosevelt had thought of forcing debtor nations to pay their debts?
    • A. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

    • B. 

      Definite Debt

    • C. 

      The Debt Act

    • D. 

      The Money Act

  • 9. 
    When did the Panama Canal first open?
    • A. 

      January 3rd, 1914

    • B. 

      September 26th, 1916

    • C. 

      August 15th, 1914

    • D. 

      August 15th, 1916

  • 10. 
    When did William Howard Taft become president?
    • A. 

      1909

    • B. 

      1912

    • C. 

      1910

    • D. 

      1932

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