US History II (His202) - Chapter 28

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

It is normally very unfortunate and sad when we do not understand our roots and history. This quiz will test your understanding of the American history. All the very best in the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Franklin D. Roosevelt almost faced political defeat due to:
    • A. 

      Small pox

    • B. 

      Polio

    • C. 

      Yellow fever

    • D. 

      A bullet

  • 2. 
    Roosevelt became the Democratic presidential nominee after
    • A. 

      Serving as governor of New York

    • B. 

      Holding a seat in Senate

    • C. 

      Serving as Wilson's assistant secretary of the navy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Roosevelt's New Deal pledged to
    • A. 

      Balance the budget, regulate electric companies, and repeal the Prohibition amendment

    • B. 

      Regulate Federal spending, expand big business, and raise taxes for city dwellers

    • C. 

      Settle international debts, support electric companies, and raise taxes for farmers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    In the election of 1932,
    • A. 

      Desperate people turned to radical alternatives in extreme amounts

    • B. 

      Hoover strongly addressed the international causes of the Depression

    • C. 

      Norman Thomas was the Communist party candidate

    • D. 

      Roosevelt won by a massive margin

  • 5. 
    Roosevelt declared a bank holiday to
    • A. 

      Resolve union concerns with bank employees

    • B. 

      Restore confidence in the financial system

    • C. 

      Reorganize the management of Federal banks

    • D. 

      Encourage the public to keep their money elsewhere

  • 6. 
    The Emergency Banking Relief Act
    • A. 

      Granted $2.5 million to banks

    • B. 

      Took seven days to pass

    • C. 

      Allowed stable banks to reopen and provided managers to the unstable banks following the bank holiday

    • D. 

      Brought in foreign bank managers to stablize banks following the bank holiday

  • 7. 
    On the president's radio-broadcast "fireside chats," he announced that
    • A. 

      It was safe to keep money in a reopened bank

    • B. 

      The bank system was little more secure than keeping money under a mattress

    • C. 

      Individuals should withdraw remaining funds from banks until the economy was stable

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was formed to provide useful jobs to working-class men age eighteen to twenty-five
    • A. 

      National Industry Recovery Act (NIRA)

    • B. 

      Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)

    • C. 

      Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

    • D. 

      Public Works Administration (PWA)

  • 9. 
    The National Youth Administration (NYA) operated under
    • A. 

      The Works Progress Administration

    • B. 

      The Civilian Conservation Corps

    • C. 

      The Agricultural Adjustment Administration

    • D. 

      The Public Works Administration

  • 10. 
    Lyndon Johnson was a director of
    • A. 

      The Civilian Conservation Corps

    • B. 

      The Agricultural Adjustment Administration

    • C. 

      The National Youth Administration

    • D. 

      The Public Works Administration

  • 11. 
    "Okies" came from
    • A. 

      Poor Northern states

    • B. 

      Oklahoma only

    • C. 

      Several cotton belt communities

    • D. 

      Oklahoma and Arkansas only

  • 12. 
    "The Kingfish" is the nickname of
    • A. 

      Charles E. Coughlin

    • B. 

      Huey Long

    • C. 

      FDR

    • D. 

      Francis Townsend

  • 13. 
    The Wagner Act
    • A. 

      Was the cornerstone of the New Deal

    • B. 

      Proposed a federal system of social security for the aged

    • C. 

      Set up a shared federal-state unemployment-insurance program

    • D. 

      Gave workers the right to bargain with employers through unions

  • 14. 
    Which of the following acts provided a pension fund for retired people over the age of 65?
    • A. 

      The National Labor Relations Act

    • B. 

      The Social Security Act

    • C. 

      The Revenue Act of 1935

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Roosevelt's attempt to enlarge the Court of Congress
    • A. 

      Was successful, and became a major took in the Second New Deal

    • B. 

      Was unsuccessful, because it was not Constitutional

    • C. 

      Was unsuccessful, because it was too political and offended members of Congress

    • D. 

      None of the above

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