Proficient Level Review, 30 October 2015

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Proficient Level Review, 30 October 2015 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Theodore Roosevelt was ordered to take which of the following locations in Cuba during the Spanish-American War?
    • A. 

      Kettle Hill

    • B. 

      Santiago Heights

    • C. 

      San Juan Hill

    • D. 

      Manila Bay

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is true? (3 statements are false, can you find the statement that is TRUE?)
    • A. 

      The workers on the first mass-produced car were paid very low wages

    • B. 

      The car is the first product to come from a moving assembly line

    • C. 

      The workers on the first mass-produced car learned many different skills, and were never bored

    • D. 

      The car was the product from the first-ever assembly line in U.S. History

  • 3. 
    The term for when a nation expands its influence beyond its borders is:
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Globalism

    • C. 

      Progressivism

    • D. 

      Darwinism

  • 4. 
    Which of the following assassinated the President in 1901; he was a very, very depressed and disturbed recent immigrant and an anarchist that blamed the president for all his troubles:
    • A. 

      Leon Czolgosz

    • B. 

      Jonathan Schrank

    • C. 

      Charles Guiteau

    • D. 

      Guisseppi Zangara

  • 5. 
    Headline - The President Has Been Shot! - Which of the following was the latest medical advancement that could have helped save the President's life in 1901?
    • A. 

      The X-Ray Machine

    • B. 

      Sterilization of Medical Instruments and Hands

    • C. 

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    • D. 

      The Electro-Cardiogram Machine

  • 6. 
    How long did the Spanish-American War last?
    • A. 

      Less than six months

    • B. 

      One Year

    • C. 

      Two Years

    • D. 

      Three Years

  • 7. 
    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. 

      Guam

    • D. 

      The Philippines

  • 8. 
    Which of the following immigrant groups were the first to be banned from entering the United States?
    • A. 

      Chinese Immgrants

    • B. 

      Japanese Immigrants

    • C. 

      Russian Immigrants

    • D. 

      Jewish Immigrants

  • 9. 
    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 a test to measure their intelligence

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Had a serious infectious disease

    • D. 

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

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was the major reason why President Theodore Roosevelt would try and reduce the power of a Big Business? TR acted when he believed that:
    • A. 

      The Public Good was threatened

    • B. 

      It would be good for the Republican Party

    • C. 

      A monopoly was being formed

    • D. 

      Criminal behavior was present

  • 11. 
    All of the following statements are true about the meatpacking industry before 1906 except:
    • A. 

      The factory owners spent some of their profits to make the factories safer for the workers

    • B. 

      Body parts of workers were sometimes included in the process of making canned meat

    • C. 

      Injuries to workers occurred often, such as being badly cut or losing a finger / fingers

    • D. 

      Consumers were unaware of the actual ingredients in the meat they purchased

  • 12. 
    Which of the following medical abbreviations used at Ellis Island is incorrect?
    • A. 

      L = Lungs

    • B. 

      CT = Trachoma

    • C. 

      H = Heart

    • D. 

      E = Eyes

  • 13. 
    How many of the 9 Supreme Court justices voted in the majority in Plessy v. Ferguson?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

  • 14. 
    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 an important assistant to a powerful railroad owner before he started to make steel

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

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