World Cultures (US Presidents- Jimmy Carter)

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  • 1. 

    What was President Jimmy Carter's middle name?

    Correct Answer
    Earl
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter's middle name was Earl.

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  • 2. 

    What was the full name of President Jimmy Carter's wife?

    Correct Answer
    Rosalynn Smith Carter
    Explanation
    The full name of President Jimmy Carter's wife was Rosalynn Smith Carter.

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  • 3. 

    Which political party did President Jimmy Carter belong to?

    • A.

      Republican

    • B.

      Democrat

    Correct Answer
    B. Democrat
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter belonged to the Democratic party.

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  • 4. 

    President Jimmy Carter served 2 complete FULL terms.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter did not serve 2 complete FULL terms. He served only one term as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 5. 

    Which state was President Jimmy Carter both born in and represent in his run for presidency?

    Correct Answer
    Georgia
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter was born and represented the state of Georgia in his run for presidency. He was born in Plains, Georgia, and served as the Governor of Georgia before running for president. Carter's strong ties to Georgia allowed him to connect with the state's residents and understand their concerns, which likely contributed to his successful campaign in the state.

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  • 6. 

    Who served as President Jimmy Carter's vice president?

    Correct Answer
    Walter Mondale
    Explanation
    Walter Mondale served as President Jimmy Carter's vice president. He was Carter's running mate in the 1976 presidential election and they won the election together. Mondale served as vice president from 1977 to 1981.

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  • 7. 

    President Jimmy Carter issued a peace treaty with Panama which ultimately resulted in giving exclusive rights of the Panama Canal to Panama.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter did indeed issue a peace treaty with Panama, known as the Torrijos-Carter Treaties, in 1977. These treaties aimed to transfer control of the Panama Canal from the United States to Panama. As a result of the treaty, the Panama Canal was eventually handed over to Panama on December 31, 1999. Therefore, the statement that the peace treaty resulted in giving exclusive rights of the Panama Canal to Panama is true.

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  • 8. 

    Which 2 countries was President Jimmy Carter's Camp David Accords designed to help?

    • A.

      Egypt and Isreal

    • B.

      Isreal and Saudi Arabia

    • C.

      Iraq and Egypt

    • D.

      Isreal and Jordan

    Correct Answer
    A. Egypt and Isreal
    Explanation
    The Camp David Accords, negotiated by President Jimmy Carter, were designed to help Egypt and Israel. These accords were signed in 1978 and aimed to establish peace between the two countries after years of conflict. The agreement included the normalization of diplomatic relations, the withdrawal of Israeli forces from the Sinai Peninsula, and the recognition of Israel's right to exist. This historic agreement paved the way for further negotiations and diplomatic efforts in the region.

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  • 9. 

    What continent other than North America did the Panama Canal connect to and provide much easier transportation to other parts of the world?

    Correct Answer
    South America
    Explanation
    The Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, providing a shortcut for ships traveling between the two. It is located in Central America, specifically in the country of Panama. By connecting the two oceans, the canal greatly facilitates transportation between the east and west coasts of the Americas, making it easier to access other parts of the world. South America is the continent other than North America that the canal connects to, as it lies to the south of Panama.

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  • 10. 

    What do the letters SALT stand for as they relate to President Jimmy Carter?

    Correct Answer
    Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
    Explanation
    The letters SALT stand for Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. This treaty was signed by President Jimmy Carter and aimed to limit the number of strategic nuclear weapons possessed by the United States and the Soviet Union. It was an important step towards reducing the arms race and promoting international security during the Cold War.

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  • 11. 

    What world event made many Americans appreciate President Jimmy Carters SALT II plan?

    • A.

      Vietnam War

    • B.

      The Cold War

    • C.

      World War II

    • D.

      Kosovo Crisis

    Correct Answer
    B. The Cold War
    Explanation
    During the Cold War, there was a constant tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, both possessing nuclear weapons. President Jimmy Carter's SALT II plan aimed to limit the number of strategic nuclear weapons that each country could possess. This plan was appreciated by many Americans because it offered the potential for reducing the risk of a nuclear conflict and promoting stability between the two superpowers. The Cold War context made Americans value Carter's SALT II plan as a means to mitigate the threat of nuclear war.

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  • 12. 

    According to President Jimmy Carter's Alaska Lands Act, what percent of Alaska was to be marked and treated as federal land?

    • A.

      15%

    • B.

      60%

    • C.

      25%

    • D.

      Less than 5%

    Correct Answer
    B. 60%
    Explanation
    According to President Jimmy Carter's Alaska Lands Act, 60% of Alaska was to be marked and treated as federal land. This act aimed to protect and preserve the natural resources and wildlife habitats in Alaska by designating a significant portion of the state as federal land.

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  • 13. 

    What title is given to the king of Iran?

    Correct Answer
    Shah
    Explanation
    The title given to the king of Iran is "Shah." This title has been traditionally used in Iran to refer to the monarch or ruler of the country. It is a Persian word that translates to "king" or "emperor" in English. The use of this title dates back to ancient times and has been used by various dynasties that ruled Iran throughout history.

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  • 14. 

    What event took place during President Jimmy Carter's presidency on November 4th, 1979?

    • A.

      Jimmy Carter attempted assasination

    • B.

      Iranians overtake American embassy in Iran

    • C.

      Shah rushed to hospital in critical condition after an attack

    • D.

      Alaska Lands Act signed

    Correct Answer
    B. Iranians overtake American embassy in Iran
    Explanation
    During President Jimmy Carter's presidency on November 4th, 1979, Iranians overtook the American embassy in Iran. This event, known as the Iran hostage crisis, involved Iranian students taking over the embassy and holding 52 American diplomats and citizens hostage for 444 days. The crisis strained relations between the United States and Iran and had significant political and diplomatic implications for both countries.

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  • 15. 

    What title was given to President Jimmy Carter's plan to rescue Americans held hostage in Iran?

    Correct Answer
    Operation Eagle Claw
    Explanation
    Operation Eagle Claw was the title given to President Jimmy Carter's plan to rescue Americans held hostage in Iran. This operation was a failed attempt by the United States military to rescue the hostages in 1980. The plan involved a complex and risky mission that aimed to free the hostages from the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. However, due to various complications, the operation was ultimately unsuccessful, resulting in the loss of lives and further deteriorating relations between the U.S. and Iran.

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  • 16. 

    Operation Eagle Claw was executed perfectly and was a heroic way for President Carter to end his presidency.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. Operation Eagle Claw was a failed military operation undertaken by the United States in 1980 to rescue American hostages held in Iran. The operation encountered several problems, including equipment failures and a helicopter crash, resulting in the mission being aborted and the loss of lives. The failure of Operation Eagle Claw was seen as a significant blow to President Carter's presidency and contributed to his loss in the subsequent election.

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  • 17. 

    President Jimmy Carter won 2 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in humanity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter did not win two Nobel Peace Prizes for his efforts in humanity. While he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his work in promoting peace, human rights, and democracy, he did not receive a second Nobel Peace Prize. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 18. 

    Since presidency, Jimmy Carter and his wife have dedicated much of their lives to fighting disease and hunger.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Jimmy Carter and his wife have indeed dedicated much of their lives to fighting disease and hunger. Throughout his presidency and beyond, Carter has been actively involved in various humanitarian efforts, particularly through the Carter Center. The Carter Center focuses on addressing global issues such as disease eradication, improving access to healthcare, and promoting peace and democracy. Carter's commitment to these causes has been widely recognized, earning him numerous accolades and awards for his philanthropic work. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 19. 

    How many Electoral College votes did President Jimmy Carter win by in the 1976 Presidential Election?

    Correct Answer
    57
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter won the 1976 Presidential Election by 57 Electoral College votes.

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  • 20. 

    President Jimmy Carter won his birth state in the 1976 Presidential election.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter won his birth state in the 1976 Presidential election because he was born in Georgia and he won the electoral votes of Georgia in that election.

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  • 21. 

    Which region of the country did Jimmy Carter predominantly win?

    • A.

      South

    • B.

      West

    • C.

      East

    • D.

      North

    Correct Answer
    C. East
    Explanation
    Jimmy Carter predominantly won the southern region of the country, which includes states such as Georgia, where he served as governor. Therefore, the given answer "east" is incorrect.

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  • 22. 

    President Jimmy Carter won the state of Arizona during the 1976 Presidential election.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    President Jimmy Carter did not win the state of Arizona during the 1976 Presidential election. He lost to his opponent, Gerald Ford, in Arizona during that election.

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