US History Review Quiz

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US History Review Quiz

How well do you know your U. S. History?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What became the fastest growing industry in the United States during the 1950s?
    • A. 

      Construction

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Advertising

    • D. 

      Medical research

  • 2. 
    U.S. fears about the spread of communism were incresed when ________became a Communist nation in 1949.
  • 3. 
    What action, if taken by the Federal Reserve Board, could possibly have prevented the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      Closing the stock market

    • B. 

      Raising interest rates

    • C. 

      Bringing antitrust lawsuits

    • D. 

      Printing currency

  • 4. 
    What was a major development in popular culture during the 1920s?
    • A. 

      A strong interest in Hollywood and "talking" pictures

    • B. 

      A preference for watching television over listening to the radio

    • C. 

      An increase in regional interest and a decline in mass media

    • D. 

      A declining interest in sports and sports heroes

  • 5. 
    Listen to Martin Luther King's speech and fill his missing words below:I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the ___________________.
  • 6. 
    Who is this?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Harry S Truman

    • C. 

      Calvin Coolidge

    • D. 

      Cal Worthington

  • 7. 
    Who is this speaking? (click here to listen)
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Robert F. Kennedy

    • C. 

      King Kong

    • D. 

      Micky Mouse

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