How Much Do You Really Know About The Great Depression?

You studied it in school, but just how much do you really know about the world's worst economic disaster?
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Who was president at the time of the stock market crash?
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
Warren Harding
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Question 2/12

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A ten-year long, catastrophic drought in the central US turned that area into the:
American Desert
Gray Continent
Dust Bowl
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Question 3/12

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The day of the stock market crash is known as:
Black Tuesday
Solemn Monday
Tragic Wednesday
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Question 4/12

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World War I veterans who came to Washington, DC to demand their bonus for having served were known as the:
Veterans for Cash
Bonus Army
Soldiers of Poverty
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Question 5/12

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What percent of the US work force became unemployed during the Depression
25%
75%
10%
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Question 6/12

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Which of the following landmarks was built as part of a New Deal work relief program?
Mount Rushmore
Golden Gate Bridge
Statue of Liberty
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Question 7/12

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Franklin Roosevelt created what agency to regulate the stock market?
Securities & Exchange Commission
National Recovery Administration
Works Progress Administration
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Question 8/12

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How many times was Franklin Roosevelt elected president?
2
4
1
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What is the name for the program of federal insurance for the elderly, unemployed, and disabled?
National Coverage
Social Security
Pensioner's Policy
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What was the slang term for migrants who moved from the central US to California in search of jobs and security?
Okies
Hoovervilles
Little Franklins
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When campaigning in 1932, Franklin Roosevelt promised the American people which of the following?
A Sunny Day
A New Deal
A Fair Deal
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Roosevelt's wife and the First Lady was which of the following?
Eleanor
Rosemary
Helen
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C+, Maybe you were out the day the teacher covered this?

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B+, A little more studying might help.

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A+, FDR would be proud!

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1
Who was president at the time of the stock market crash?
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
Warren Harding
2
A ten-year long, catastrophic drought in the central US turned that area into the:
American Desert
Gray Continent
Dust Bowl
3
The day of the stock market crash is known as:
Black Tuesday
Solemn Monday
Tragic Wednesday
4
World War I veterans who came to Washington, DC to demand their bonus for having served were known as the:
Veterans for Cash
Bonus Army
Soldiers of Poverty
5
What percent of the US work force became unemployed during the Depression
25%
75%
10%
6
Which of the following landmarks was built as part of a New Deal work relief program?
Mount Rushmore
Golden Gate Bridge
Statue of Liberty
7
Franklin Roosevelt created what agency to regulate the stock market?
Securities & Exchange Commission
National Recovery Administration
Works Progress Administration
8
How many times was Franklin Roosevelt elected president?
2
4
1
9
What is the name for the program of federal insurance for the elderly, unemployed, and disabled?
National Coverage
Social Security
Pensioner's Policy
10
What was the slang term for migrants who moved from the central US to California in search of jobs and security?
Okies
Hoovervilles
Little Franklins
11
When campaigning in 1932, Franklin Roosevelt promised the American people which of the following?
A Sunny Day
A New Deal
A Fair Deal
12
Roosevelt's wife and the First Lady was which of the following?
Eleanor
Rosemary
Helen