US History Unit 2

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  • 1. 
    Who was Mickey McVeigh in World War II?
    • A. 

      German Spy Of Irish Descent

    • B. 

      Captain Of The Arizona

    • C. 

      Ike's Orderly

    • D. 

      Ireland's Top Ace

  • 2. 
    Where did Vice President Spiro Agnew serve in World War II?
    • A. 

      Stationed In New Jersey

    • B. 

      In Greece As A Spy

    • C. 

      Mostly In A POW Camp

    • D. 

      In The 10th Armored Division

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the U.S. submarine that sank three Japanese submarines in four days?
    • A. 

      Batfish

    • B. 

      Tang

    • C. 

      Torsk

    • D. 

      Barb

  • 4. 
    What was name of the last "Liberty ship" constructed for World War II?
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • C. 

      Benjamin Warner

    • D. 

      Joseph Teal

  • 5. 
    What unit was called "Bloody Bucket" in WWII?
    • A. 

      U.S. 28th Infantry Division

    • B. 

      79th Armored Division

    • C. 

      101st Airborne

    • D. 

      SS Groups In Russia

  • 6. 
    When did Charles Lindbergh die?
    • A. 

      1974

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1944

  • 7. 
    What was the first U.S. built corporate business jet?
    • A. 

      Sabreliner

    • B. 

      Lockheed Jetstar

    • C. 

      Jet Commander

    • D. 

      Lear Jet

  • 8. 
    Besides bombs, what did Jimmy Dolittle's bombers drop on Tokyo?
    • A. 

      A Sack Of Baseballs

    • B. 

      Bags Of Rotting Fish

    • C. 

      5 Japanese Medals

    • D. 

      40,000 Leaflets

  • 9. 
    What phrase did some Americans want to use instead of "hamburger" during World War II?
    • A. 

      Better Burger

    • B. 

      Defense Steak

    • C. 

      Frankfurter

    • D. 

      Victory Sandwich

  • 10. 
    What was the quickest constructed liberty ship in World War II?
    • A. 

      Robert Perry

    • B. 

      Nathaniel Crosby

    • C. 

      Joseph Teal

    • D. 

      John Harvey

  • 11. 
    Who was the only American female captured by the Germans in World War II?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Thorpe

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Korensky

    • C. 

      Mildred Mcafee

    • D. 

      Reba Tobiasen

  • 12. 
    Who was the 2nd leading Marine pilot of WWII?
    • A. 

      Robert Hansen

    • B. 

      Donald Aldrich

    • C. 

      Joseph Foss

    • D. 

      Kenneth Walsh

  • 13. 
    What former U.S. President made a cameo appearance on the Dec. 20, 1983 episode of "Dynasty"?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      Gerald Ford

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 14. 
    Where was future President of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis, born?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Kentucky

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 15. 
    What U.S. general was ranked last in his class at West Point in 1861?
    • A. 

      William Tecumseh Sherman

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      George Armstrong Custer

    • D. 

      George B. McClellan

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