Pd09’s Quiz on P08_The Nation Enters Its 4th Centennial

The questions below were contributed by the creators of the presentations P08_The Nation Enters Its 4th Centennial. There has been minor editing by Mr.V for grammar, clarity, and content accuracy.

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Multiple Choice

1. Which one of these programs were most similar to “The Great Society”?
a. The New Deal
b. Monroe Doctrine
c. The Square Deal
d. Truman Doctrine

2. Which of the following provided all schools with federal funding?
a. Elementary and Secondary School Act
b. Higher Education Act
c. Higher Education Faculty Act
d. No Child Left Behind

3. Which of these was NOT a goal of the Food Stamp Act?
a. Provide homeless with food
b. Improve nutrition in poorer families
c. Strengthen agricultural economy
d. Prohibit discrimination

4. What was the cause of Eric Garner’s death?
a. Neck compression.
b. Chest compression
c. Severe asthma
d. A and B
e. A, B, and C

5. The SOLO Brothers were…
a. FBI Agents
b. Soviet Union Agents
c. Members of the Communist Party of the United States of America
d. A and C
e. A, B, and C

6. The Watergate Scandal was an abuse of presidential power due to…
a. Broke into Democratic National Committee’s Watergate headquarters
b. Spying on presidential campaign of George McGovern
c. Nixon and aides’ plan for CIA to impede the FBI’s investigation of the crime
d. B and C
e. A, B, and C

7. Which of the following missions occurred 1st?
a. Apollo 11
b. Project Mercury.
c. Project Gemini.

8. Which of the following missions occurred 2nd?
a. Apollo 11
b. Project Mercury.
c. Project Gemini.

9. Which of the following missions occurred 3rd?
a. Apollo 11
b. Project Mercury.
c. Project Gemini.

True/ False
10. Abortion is fully legal and restriction-free in the US.

11. Al Qaeda is a terrorist organization founded by Osama Bin Laden.

12. COINTELPRO helped US Senator reelection efforts by spying on political enemies.

13. The Hubble Telescope Program proved unimpactful given the flawed mirror technology that could never be corrected.

14. The efforts of Edwin E. (Buzz) Aldrin convinced NASA to approve the Large Space Telescope Project.

Match the question items with the appropriate choice from the list below.
a. Ruled that all states must recognize same-sex marriage on the same terms as opposite-sex marriage
b. Made abortion legal, however states had some regulation regarding abortion.
c. Declared that a child born in the United States, of parents of foreign descent, but have a permanent domicile and residence in the United States, automatically become a U.S. citizen at birth
d. Declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.

15. Brown v. Board of education (Topeka, Kansas)
16. Roe v. Wade
17. Obergefell v. Hodges

Match items ‘a’ through ‘c’ from the list below to the question item that follows.
a. 9/11 Attacks
b. Days of Rage
c. Lockerbie Bombing

18. This event occurred 2nd.