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Reading Quiz - 3/9

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1)



All of the following strongly promoted American isolationism in response to WWII EXCEPT

1)


_______

A)



Charles A. Lindbergh.

B)



College students.

C)



Socialist Norman Thomas.

D)



America First Committee.

E)



Franklin Roosevelt.


2)



England and France declared war on Germany when the nation invaded...

2)


_______

A)



France.

B)



Czechoslovakia.

C)



Sweden.

D)



Poland.

E)



Denmark.


3)



Why did President Roosevelt encourage the passage of the Lend-Lease Act?

3)


_______

A)



He wanted to provide aid to Britain in its struggle against Germany.

B)



He wanted to get Congress involved in the European crisis.

C)



He wanted to help the American economy.

D)



He was trying to promote a Communist world takeover.

E)



He wanted to end all aid to France.


4)



The War Powers Act empowered Roosevelt/The Federal Gov't to do all of the following EXCEPT

4)


_______

A)



Censor news.

B)



Seize property owned by foreigners.

C)



Seize property owned by American citizens.

D)



Reorganize the federal government.

E)



Create new government agencies.


5)



As Japan continued to expand into Indochina and the Pacific, President Roosevelt responded by

5)


_______

A)



Reducing the size of the U.S. Navy

B)



Ordering Philippines commander MacArthur to practice dry-run bombing.

C)



Initiating a massive retaliation of bombing Tokyo

D)



Appealing to the League of Nations.

E)



Cutting off sales of American oil to Japan.


6)



The CPI (Committee on Public Information) was to World War I as THIS was to World War II

6)


_______

A)



CIA.

B)


NWLB.

C)


FBI.

D)


OWI.

E)


OSS.


7)



The sentiment behind Langston Hughes' question "How long I got to fight both Hitler–and Jim Crow," was given expression by the African American...

7)


_______

A)



Arsenal of Democracy program.

B)



"2nd Front" campaign.

C)



Guns for Money campaign.

D)



Victory Garden crusade.

E)



"Double V" campaign.


8)



The zoot suit riots were started by uniformed sailors assaulting youth from THIS community

8)


_______

A)



Puerto Rican.

B)



Japanese American.

C)



Mexican American.

D)



German American.

E)



African American.


9)



All of the following placed strains on the American family during WWII EXCEPT

9)


_______

A)



Housing shortages.

B)



Increases in juvenile delinquency.

C)



Lack of child care.

D)



An abundance of leisure time.

E)



Supplying the home with some basic necessities.


10)



A major underlying reason for the internment of Japanese Americans was

10)


______

A)



Protection of Japanese-Americans.

B)



Frequent acts of Japanese-American sabotage.

C)



Patriotism.

D)



Racism.

E)



Gaining new U.S. territories.


11)



A. Philip Randolph threatened to organize the following in an effort to get Roosevelt to respond to unfair treatment of African Americans

11)


______

A)



The Congress of Racial Equality.

B)



The Equal Opportunity Commission.

C)



A march on Washington.

D)



All African American workers in one great union.

E)



The NAACP.


12)



Basically, the United States won World War II by

12)


______

A)



Better-skilled soldiers annihilating the enemy.

B)



Outproducing its enemies with governemnt-business cooperation.

C)



Espionage that gained deep knowledge of all enemy plans.

D)



Starving out its enemies.

E)



Always brilliant military strategies.


1)



E

2)



D

3)



A

4)



C

5)



E

6)



D

7)



E

8)



C

9)



D

10)



D

11)



C

12)



B


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