The New Deal
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which government agency gives benefits to people when they are retired or unemployed?
    answer choices
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Securities and Exchange Commission
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Social Security Admistration
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which New Deal program was chiefly designed to correct abuses in the stock market?
    answer choices
    Civilian Conservation Corps
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Securities and Exchange Commission
    National Recovery Administration
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What problem were both the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) developed to address?

    answer choices

    Excessive stock market speculation

    High unemploment

    Increased use of credit

    Overproduction of goods

  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. The ____ was an agency formed to insure bank deposits up to a certain amount.
    answer choices
    Social Security
    SEC
    FDIC
    Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. When President Roosevelt talked to the American people directly over the radio, they called it ____ ____.
    answer choices
    Fireside Chats
    the President talking
    Chats with me
    Campfire chats
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. A major reason for creating the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933 was to-
    answer choices
    Provide health care benefits to southerners
    Encourage African-Americans to settle in the valley
    Improve economic conditions in a poor rural region
    Evacuate farmers from the impoverished region
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which was a guiding principle of New Deal economic policies?
    answer choices
    “Rugged individualism” will end social inequality
    Government must assume greater responsibility for helping the unfortunate
    Antitrust legislation could destroy the free enterprise system
    State governments should have more power over the economy than the national government
  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q. One difference between the administrations of President Roosevelt and President Hoover was that Roosevelt was-
    answer choices
    more willing to use government intervention to solve economic problems
    unwilling to allow government agencies to establish jobs
    able to ignore economic issues for most of his first term in office
    opposed to any type of government regulation of financial institutions
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The stock market crash and the dollar’s rapid decline in value, resulted in many Americans to conduct “runs” on which of the following?
    answer choices
    banks
    movie theaters
    grocery stores
    brokerage offices
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which New Deal program employed young men to work on various projects to improve the country?
    answer choices
    Social Security Act
    Fair labor Standards Act
    Rural Electrification Act
    Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Agricultural Adjustment Act tried to help farmers by

    answer choices

    helping them become more efficient

    paying them not to grow crops

    buying up their surpluses

    making land available for farming

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The TVA provided ________ for rural citizens.

    answer choices

    Electricity

    new farm land

    new homes

    New Deal support

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the NRA?

    answer choices

    National Registration Administration

    National Recovery Administration

    National Reservation Act

    National Redistribution Acts

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Which "R" does NOT belong?
    answer choices
    Relief
    Recovery
    Reform
    Redemption
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. This organization gave jobs to artist, writers, and musicians to create artwork
    answer choices
    Works Progress Administration
    Public Works Adminstration
    National Recovery Adminstration
    Agricultural Adjustment Act
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