US History Chapter 13 Quiz

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

In yet another instalment of our U. S. History quiz series, we’ll be putting your knowledge to the test against such topics as 1920s demographic, the Prohibition, William Jennings Bryan and the teaching of evolution. How many can you get right?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Though relatively few in number, flappers represented
    • A. 

      A sign of social stability

    • B. 

      Women's desire to break with the past.

    • C. 

      Women's desire to return to the past

    • D. 

      The significant impact of women on national elections

  • 2. 
    One major demographic shift of the 1920s was the movement of
    • A. 

      Large numbers of Americans to the suburbs

    • B. 

      Large numbers of Americans from the North to the South.

    • C. 

      French-speaking Canadians into barrios

    • D. 

      Mexican workers to New England

  • 3. 
    The rapid development of the mass media during the 1920s
    • A. 

      Promoted a mass migration to rural areas

    • B. 

      Encouraged Americans to work longer hours

    • C. 

      Promoted the creation of a national culture

    • D. 

      Simplified life for most Americans

  • 4. 
    On result of Prohibition during the 1920s was
    • A. 

      An increase in alcoholism

    • B. 

      A decline in dancing and socializing.

    • C. 

      The rise of organized crime

    • D. 

      The creation of urban artistic colonies

  • 5. 
    African Americans moved to the North in the 1920s because
    • A. 

      Jobs in the South were scarce and low-paying

    • B. 

      Many southern factories refused to hire them.

    • C. 

      Many jobs opened up for them in the North

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    William Jennings Bryan took up the cause of fundamentalist Christians
    • A. 

      At speakeasies in Chicago

    • B. 

      On new buses to the suburbs

    • C. 

      At the Scopes trial

    • D. 

      In Hollywood studios

  • 7. 
    Why did some states ban the teaching of evolution in the schools?
    • A. 

      The theory challenged scientific beliefs

    • B. 

      The theory appeared to violate the Constitution

    • C. 

      The theory seemed to contradict the Bible's account of creation

    • D. 

      The theory was unknown to most teachers

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