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Great Depression Quizzes & Trivia

Most people that lived through the Great Depression will tell you there was nothing great about it. Worldwide, people were hit by extremely dire circumstances. In the USA, unemployment rose to the highest level ever – what was that unemployment statistic?
 
Coinciding with the Great Depression was the Dust Bowl, a series of severe dust storms in the USA and Canada, causing further panic to the economy. Preceding the Great Depression, the Stock Market crashed dramatically, with that day now notoriously known as what? For those that love American history and finance, our Great Depression quizzes are sure to stump even the experts.
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 How much do you know about the Great Depression? Ready to take a quiz? This quiz entails your knowledge of what were the dates of Black Thursday and Tuesday, what does it mean when a market is in a period of growth, what is...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 163   |  Last updated: May 28, 2021
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    What day was Black Thursday?

This quiz is about the Great Depression during the 1930s and its effects on the League of Nations. The Great Depression's timing varied in countries, in some countries it started in early 1929 and lasted to the end of 1930,...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 506   |  Last updated: Nov 16, 2020
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    What caused the Great Depression?

This is a 10-question quiz on Chapter 6: Theory and Inflation and Chapter 7: Prelude to Depression of America's Great Depression by Murray Rothbard.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 150   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    Who does Rothbard describe as one of the evil geniuses of the 1920s for his early advocacy of international credit control by central banks?

This is a 10-question quiz on Chapter 12: The Close of the Hoover Term of America's Great Depression by Murray Rothbard.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 119   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    What was Herbert Hoover's primary goal in using federal power to fight economic depression?
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