Proficient Level Review, 1 October 2021

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Proficient Level Review, 1 October 2021 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following statements about John D. Rockefeller were true except he:
    • A. 

      Named is company Standard Oil

    • B. 

      Was the first to refine safe kerosene

    • C. 

      Created the pipeline network to transport his product

    • D. 

      Is the richest man in US History, adjusted for inflation

  • 2. 
    All of the following statements about the Homestead Steel Strike are true except:
    • A. 

      Workers wanted shorter hours, more pay, and safer working conditions

    • B. 

      The Pinkerton Detective Agency was hired to try and scare the striking workers

    • C. 

      Carnegie was away from his factory, on vacation in Scotland

    • D. 

      The President sent in the US Army to end the violence, giving the factory back to Carnegie

  • 3. 
    All of the following statements were true about Andrew Carnegie except he:  
    • A. 

      Was the first to build a steel bridge crossing the Ohio River at Cincinnati, Ohio

    • B. 

      Was one of the people to blame for the second-deadliest natural disaster in US History

    • C. 

      Was an important assistant to a powerful railroad owner before he started to make steel

    • D. 

      Learned from a British steel-maker how to manufacture steel in the fastest, most efficient method

  • 4. 
    All of the following statements about the Pullman Strike of 1894 are true except:
    • A. 

      President Benjamin Harrison ordered U.S. troops to end the strike

    • B. 

      The strike shut down railroad traffic west of Chicago

    • C. 

      Pullman wanted to maximize his profits during an economic depression

    • D. 

      It was the largest strike in U.S. History up to 1894

  • 5. 
    Theodore Roosevelt was ordered to take which of the following locations in Cuba during the Spanish-American War?
    • A. 

      Kettle Hill

    • B. 

      San Juan Hill

    • C. 

      Manila Bay

    • D. 

      Santiago Heights

  • 6. 
    The term for when a nation expands its influence beyond its borders is:
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Darwinism

    • C. 

      Progressivism

    • D. 

      Abolitionism

  • 7. 
    How long did the Spanish-American War last?
    • A. 

      Less than 6 months

    • B. 

      Three years

    • C. 

      Two years

    • D. 

      One year

  • 8. 
    As a result of the Spanish-American War, the American Government made U.S. Territories out of all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Puerto Rico

    • C. 

      The Philippines

    • D. 

      Guam

  • 9. 
    Which of the following immigrant groups were the first to be banned from entering the United States?
    • A. 

      Chinese Immigrants

    • B. 

      Russian Immigrants

    • C. 

      Jewish Immigrants

    • D. 

      Japanese Immigrants

  • 10. 
    All of the following were reasons why an immigrant would not be allowed become a citizen of the United States except an immigrant:
    • A. 

      Failed the intial test to measure their intelligence

    • B. 

      Had an serious infectious disease

    • C. 

      Claimed that he or she had a job waiting for them in America

    • D. 

      Was a young single woman that didn't have a man with her or waiting for her

  • 11. 
    Which of the following medical abbreviations used at Ellis Island is incorrect?
    • A. 

      L = Lungs

    • B. 

      E = Eyes

    • C. 

      H = Heart

    • D. 

      CT = Trachoma

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