Module 7 Test Review Game
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. How did FDR's philosophy of government differ from the philosophies of Coolidge and Hoover?
    answer choices
    FDR believed government should play an active role in helping people; Coolidge and Hoover believed government should stay out of people's lives.
    FDR wanted to control people's lives, while Coolidge and Hoover believed in personal freedom.
    FDR believed government support of business would help ordinary people; Coolidge and Hoover supported more regulation.
    FDR believed in less government action than Hoover and Coolidge did.
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Who was given the code name "Rover" by the Secret Service because of the way that person roamed the country checking projects and comforting people?
    answer choices
    Calvin Coolidge
    Herbert Hoover
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Which program would Herbert Hoover have supported to help Americans in need?
    answer choices
    voluntary relief efforts by church groups
    national medical care for all citizens
    federal unemployment payments
    social security for old people
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Which quotation sums up Herbert Hoover's view of the Great Depression in 1933?
    answer choices
    "…the only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
    "This nation asks for action, and action now. We must act quickly."
    "We are at the end of our string. There is nothing more we can do."
    "I shall ask the Congress for...broad executive power to wage a war against the emergency...."
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. The statement "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again," best fits whose ideas on how to fix the Depression?
    answer choices
    Herbert Hoover's
    Warren G. Harding's
    Franklin D. Roosevelt's
    Calvin Coolidge's
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Which quotation sums up Franklin Roosevelt's view of the Great Depression in 1933?
    answer choices
    "...as I look about me I see nothing to give ground for hope…"
    "Speak softly and carry a big stick."
    "We are at the end of our string. There is nothing more we can do."
    "Let me first assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself…."
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement about the Great Depression would Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt have agreed upon?
    answer choices
    It poses a serious threat to America's economy.
    America must look to the fascist countries of Europe for answers.
    The government must intervene if the country is to recover.
    Business leaders, if left on their own, can solve these problems.
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. The statement "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again," best fits whose ideas on how to fix the Depression?
    answer choices
    Herbert Hoover's
    Warren G. Harding's
    Franklin D. Roosevelt's
    Calvin Coolidge's
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. In which areas did Franklin Roosevelt's programs increase the power and role of the federal government?
    answer choices
    the economy and the lives of citizens
    the lives of citizens and religious organizations
    the economy of the U.S. and of other countries
    government ownership of business and industry
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Which government program, begun during the New Deal, still exists today?
    answer choices
    Works Progress Administration
    Public Works Administration
    Civilian Works Administration
    Social Security Administration
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. Which New Deal program brought electricity to rural areas of the Southeast?
    answer choices
    Securities and Exchange Commission
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement about the role of government during the Great Depression is true?
    answer choices
    Several of the programs implemented by Roosevelt's New Deal are still in existence today.
    The Republican Congress refused to pass any of Roosevelt's New Deal initiatives.
    Most of the benefits of Roosevelt's New Deal programs went to business owners.
    All of Roosevelt's New Deal programs were struck down by the Supreme Court.
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement about the New Deal is true?
    answer choices
    It was designed to help factory owners increase their profits.
    It put millions of unemployed people to work doing public service projects.
    New Deal programs did not include large-scale construction projects.
    Jobs in New Deal programs were reserved for whites only.
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. Which New Deal agency was designed to give work to writers, painters, musicians, and photographers?
    answer choices
    Works Progress Administration
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Social Security Administration
    Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement about Eleanor Roosevelt is true?
    answer choices
    Because of her polio, Eleanor Roosevelt felt she was unsuited to be First Lady.
    Eleanor Roosevelt thought that a First Lady should remain in the background.
    Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of the First Lady by being a link to the people.
    Owing to her wealth, Eleanor Roosevelt felt that a First Lady should be stylish and sophisticated.
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement best describes the relationship between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?
    answer choices
    She served as his eyes, ears, and legs to find out what was happening in the country.
    He paid little attention to her suggestions and generally disregarded her advice.
    She was a strong and vocal critic of his administration and his New Deal programs.
    He insisted that she remain in Washington and devote herself to his health concerns.
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. After renowned black singer Marion Anderson was denied the use of a concert hall in segregated Washington, D.C., who arranged for her to sing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?
    answer choices
    Herbert Hoover
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    Calvin Coolidge
    Franklin Roosevelt
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement about Franklin Roosevelt is not true?
    answer choices
    Roosevelt served as a New York state senator, assistant secretary of the navy, and ran for vice president in 1920.
    Roosevelt's parents gave him good values, which he followed for the rest of his life.
    Roosevelt withdrew from office during his second term after contracting polio.
    Roosevelt tried to concern himself with the average citizen, whom he called the "forgotten man."
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement does not accurately describe Franklin Roosevelt?
    answer choices
    His cousin, Teddy Roosevelt, convinced him to join the Republican Party.
    His wife, Eleanor, supported his political aims and became a trusted advisor.
    He was born into a wealthy, well-connected family in New York.
    He contracted polio at age 39 and needed leg braces for the rest of his life.
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement about Franklin Roosevelt's presidency is not true?
    answer choices
    During his time in office, the role of the government in people's lives was greatly expanded.
    He succeeded in packing the Supreme Court with justices who supported his plans.
    He appointed many blacks to government positions and chose a woman as his secretary of labor.
    Many of his New Deal programs were based on ideas from the Progressive movement.
  • Question 21
    60 seconds
    Q. Which method of dealing with economic crisis that was established during the New Deal is still used today?
    answer choices
    regulating the stock market
    providing a job for every American citizen
    prohibiting any further immigration
    not paying pensions and benefits for the elderly, children, and the handicapped
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. Which New Deal initiative designed to help the economy recover from the Great Depression?
    answer choices
    transferring all businesses to governmental control
    creating government agencies to put people to work
    shutting down schools
    restricting job opportunities for women and blacks
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q. Which New Deal program was designed to limit people's losses from bank failures and stock market crashes?
    answer choices
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Civilian Conservation Corps
    Public Works Administration
    Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Question 24
    60 seconds
    Q. Which term refers to President Roosevelt's radio broadcasts that outlined his plans for rebuilding the economy and gave hope to the American people ?
    answer choices
    press conferences
    fireside chats
    state of the union speeches
    political debates
  • Question 25
    60 seconds
    Q. Which statement accurately describes the purpose of President Roosevelt's fireside chats?
    answer choices
    to convince Europeans that Hitler was an evil man who would lead them to war
    to persuade the Supreme Court to endorse his New Deal programs
    to explain his economic agenda and give hope to the American people
    to express his disapproval of the repeal of the Prohibition amendment
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