History Quiz

Question 1 0 out of 1 points 1. In which year did the United States become the world’s greatest industrial power? Selected Answer: a. 1890 Correct Answer: d. 1910 Question 2 0 out of 1 points 2. One of the leading innovators in the production and marketing of goods at the turn of the century was Selected Answer: a. Henry George. Correct Answer: b. James Duke. Question 3 1 out of 1 points 3. In 1901, J. P. Morgan handled the huge industrial merger that formed the Selected Answer: e. U. S. Steel Corporation. Correct Answer: e. U. S. Steel Corporation. Question 4 1 out of 1 points 4.

The idea of scientific management is most closely associated with Selected Answer: b. Frederick Taylor. Correct Answer: b. Frederick Taylor. Question 5 1 out of 1 points 5. The first assembly line was introduced in the Selected Answer: b. automobile industry. Correct Answer: b. automobile industry. Question 6 0 out of 1 points 6. For the most part, workers _______________ the assembly line, no matter what the industry. Selected Answer: a. favored Correct Answer: c. hated Question 7 1 out of 1 points 7. The author of The Passing of the Great Race, which argued that America should rid itself of inferior races, was

Selected Answer: c. Madison Grant. Correct Answer: c. Madison Grant. Question 8 1 out of 1 points 8. Most immigrants who arrived in the United States between 1880 and 1914 came from Selected Answer: b. eastern and southern Europe. Correct Answer: b. eastern and southern Europe. Question 9 1 out of 1 points 9. For the most part, native-born Americans viewed the “new immigrants” as Selected Answer: e. racially inferior and culturally impoverished. Correct Answer: e. racially inferior and culturally impoverished. Question 10 0 out of 1 points 10.

The primary motivation for late-nineteenth-century immigration was Selected Answer: a. religious persecution. Correct Answer: c. economic hardship. Question 11 1 out of 1 points 11. The quintessential force in late-nineteenth-century city government was Selected Answer: b. the political machine. Correct Answer: b. the political machine. Question 12 1 out of 1 points 12. Ironically, labor was prevented from organizing because of the government’s use of Selected Answer: c. the Sherman Antitrust Act. Correct Answer: c. the Sherman Antitrust Act. Question 13 1 out of 1 points 3. The long-time president of the American Federation of Labor was Selected Answer: a. Samuel Gompers. Correct Answer: a. Samuel Gompers. Question 14 1 out of 1 points 14. William “Big Bill” Haywood was the leader of which of the following unions? Selected Answer: c. Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Correct Answer: c. Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Question 15 1 out of 1 points 15. The most popular form of entertainment in turn-of-the-century urban America was Selected Answer: c. the movies. Correct Answer: c. the movies. Question 16 0 out of 1 points 6. For most of the nineteenth century, relations between men and women were dominated by the idea of Selected Answer: a. “domination and subordination. ” Correct Answer: e. “separate spheres. ” Question 17 1 out of 1 points 17. What was the Kong Chow Association? Selected Answer: c. A self-help organization that formed in San Francisco that provided support for new arrivals in California in the late 1840s. Correct Answer: c. A self-help organization that formed in San Francisco that provided support for new arrivals in California in the late 1840s.

Question 18 1 out of 1 points 18. Which of the following statements is not true with respect to Chinese immigration to the United States? Selected Answer: a. The aftermath of the 1840 Opium War with Russia compelled many to leave their homeland. Correct Answer: a. The aftermath of the 1840 Opium War with Russia compelled many to leave their homeland. Question 19 1 out of 1 points 19. Which of the following statements does not apply to the Workingman’s Party in California? Selected Answer: c. It became a powerful political force that lasted through the early 20th century.

Correct Answer: c. It became a powerful political force that lasted through the early 20th century. Question 20 1 out of 1 points 20. What did the Geary Act of 1892 accomplish? Selected Answer: a. It extended the provision of the Chinese Exclusion Act for ten more years. Correct Answer: a. It extended the provision of the Chinese Exclusion Act for ten more years. Question 21 0 out of 1 points 21. All of the following statements regarding Ford Model Ts are true except: Selected Answer: a. between 1910 and 1914, production time dropped 90 percent.

Correct Answer: b. by 1914, Ford produced six hundred Model Ts a day. Question 22 0 out of 1 points 22. Which of the following women argued for radical transformations in domestic work relations as one step toward gender equality? Selected Answer: c. Alice Paul Correct Answer: b. Charlotte Perkins Gilman Question 23 1 out of 1 points 23. Social Darwinism argued that human history witnessed the: Selected Answer: e. struggle among the races, with the strongest triumphing. Correct Answer: e. struggle among the races, with the strongest triumphing.

Question 24 1 out of 1 points 24. Henry Ford’s Model T revolutionized U. S. society by: Selected Answer: a. providing inexpensive, reliable transportation for working-class Americans. Correct Answer: a. providing inexpensive, reliable transportation for working-class Americans. Question 25 1 out of 1 points 25. Henry Ford intervened in his workers’ lives by: Selected Answer: c. hiring social workers to help employees improve their personal lives. Correct Answer: c. hiring social workers to help employees improve their personal lives.

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