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11th Grade U.S. History Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Use the chart and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. Participation of Women in the Labor Force, 1900-2000 80% group in Labor Force Percentage of each 70% 60% 50% Single 40% Married 30% 20% 10% 0% 1900- 1920- 1940- 1960- 1980- 2000- Years 1 What overall trend does the line graph show? A There are more single women than married women. B The number of women in the labor force decreased after WWII. C The number of women in the labor force has doubled in the last 100 years. D Married women have joined the labor force at a faster pace than single women. 2 What event gives the best explanation for the increase and then decrease of single women in the workforce around 1945? A The Great Depression B The New Deal C World War II D The Baby Boom 3 What trend does the line graph show? A An increase in the number of women in the workforce over time. B A decrease in the number of women in the workforce over time. C Participation of Women in the Labor Force in 1900. D Participation of Women in the Labor Force in 2000. Using the map and your knowledge of social studies answer the following question. 4 What prominent geographic features did the Japanese encounter on the Bataan Peninsula? A dense forests B mountainous terrain C large swamps D large open plains 5 Place these Cold War events in the correct sequence from earliest to latest. 1 Sputnik launched 2 Berlin airlift beings 3 Korean War 4 NATO established A 2, 4, 3, 1 B 4, 3, 1, 2 C 2, 4, 1, 3 D 3, 4, 1, 2 Use the passage and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. Many battles of World War I began with a barrage of artillery fire. After the artillery fire ceased, one army would charge out of their own trenches towards the other army's trenches. Few of these charges were successful, and most ended in no new territory being won and the charging army's retreating back to their own trenches. 6 According to the passage -- A trench warfare led to decisive battles. B trench warfare was not very effective. C troop charges usually led to victories. D troops retreated because they were cowards. Use the excerpt and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. “The successful prosecution of the war requires every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage to national defense, utilities, military, etc. Executive Order #9066 Issued by Franklin D. Roosevelt, 2/9/1942 7 The Executive Order 9066-- A ordered the restriction of civil liberties of Japanese Americans. B led to the interment of thousands of Americans of Japanese decent. C ordered Japanese Americans to leave the US. D was written to impact German-Americans, Italian-Americans and Japanese- Americans. 8 Select which statement best describes Harry Truman's justification of his decision to use the atomic bomb. A To end the spread of Communism B To save American lives C To force Germany to surrender D To punish the Japanese 9 The turning point of WWII in which the Japanese Navy lost four of its largest carriers was which battle? A The Battle of the Coral Sea B The Battle of Midway C The Battle of Okinawa D The Battle of Iwo Jima Use the charts and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. Tank Production, 1941-1945 Automobile Production, 1941-1945 35,000 30,000 4,000,000 Number of Tanks 3,779,628 3,500,000 25,000 3,000,000 20,000 2,500,000 15,000 2,000,000 10,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 5,000 222,862 70,001 500,000 139 610 0 0 1941- 1942- 1943- 1944- 1945- 1941- 1942- 1943- 1944- 1945- Year Year 10 How do these two graphs illustrate the commitment of the US to winning World War II? A The US couldn’t produce as many cars because of the war. B The US was reluctant to convert factories to wartime production. C There was a shift from consumer production to military production. D The war caused a decrease in both tank and automobile production. 11 During World War II, under pressure to produce, employers began to-- A recruit and increase the hiring male managers. B recruit teenagers. C recruit women and minorities. D recruit veterans. 12 During WWII, the Army enlisted women for the first time, although they were barred from-- A combat. B flight schools. C using weapons. D the officer corps. 13 Why was rationing so vital to the war effort during World War II? A It allowed industries to focus on the production of ships and planes. B It made sure that enough products were available for military use. C It made Americans understand that sacrifice was important. D It was used to motivate Americans to buy E-bonds. US.e the information in the box and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. · Created in 1949 · A mutual defense alliance · A result of public and Congressional support for a military alliance with Western Europe · To come to the aid of any members who are attacked 14 Which organization do these characteristic belong to? A United Nations B North Atlantic Treaty Organization C European Union D Warsaw Pact Use the information in the box and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. · This speech was given on March 12, 1947, before Congress. · A request for $400 million to assist Greece and Turkey was made. · This money would also be used to fight communism worldwide. 15 This speech outlined a policy, which became known as the? A Truman Doctrine B Yalta Agreement C Four Freedoms D Geneva Accords 16 The European Recovery Program which would give European nations American aid to rebuild their economies was known as the-- A Truman Doctrine B North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) C Marshall Plan. D Warsaw Pact 17 Where did Truman order United States naval and air power into action because he thought Communist invasion of that country was a test of the containment policy? A Taiwan B China C South Korea D Vietman 18 The Korean War resulted in which of the following? A Reunification of Korea B Expansion of the Cold War to Asia C American aid to the French forces in North Africa D Overthrow of the communist government in Korea 19 McCarthyism led to-- A the first “Red Scare”. B the revealing of communist spies in the state department. C blackening reputations with vague and unfounded charges. D many acts of subversion against the United States. 20 On October 4, 1957, Sputnik I was launched as the first-- A Soviet manned space vehicle to orbit the earth. B artificial satellite to orbit the earth. C spy satellite to orbit the earth. D Soviet long-range nuclear missile. 21 Who was the person that defeated Thomas Dewey with a great deal of support from laborers, African Americans, and farmers in the election of 1948? A Kennedy B Eisenhower C Truman D Nixon Use the information in the box and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. · Known as the GI Bill · Provided generous loans to veterans to help them establish businesses · Program paid veteran’s tuition for college and provided a living allowance 22 What was the name of this Act? A Government Issued Act B Soldiers Savings Act C Selected Service and Training Act D Serviceman’s Readjustment Act 23 The high prices for gasoline and home heating oil in 1980 meant that Americans had less money to spend on other goods-- A which helped send the economy into a depression. B which helped send the economy into a recession. C which spurred inflation. D which forced manufacturing plants to close. 24 In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) joined Canada, the US and Mexico in a free-trade zone resulting in-- A an increase in unemployment in the United States. B a shift for more US workers to the manufacturing industry. C a decrease of unemployment in the United States. D a decrease of exports of American goods to both Canada and Mexico. 25 How did events in Europe contribute to the Great Depression in the United States? A Increased production led to decreased demand for American products. B Famine brought millions of unskilled immigrants to the United States. C An epidemic led to a labor shortage and a decline in economic activity. D The rise of communism led to economic isolation from the United States. 26 What was the most damaging effect of bank failures? A People who worked in banks lost their jobs. B People who had deposited money did not get it back. C People who needed to cash checks were unable to do so. D People who owed money to banks. 27 Which of the following contributed most strongly to the Great Depression? A Sales taxes B Property taxes C Taxes on imports D Taxes on businesses 28 All of the following were results of the stock market crash except -- A demand for luxury products fell. B prices for farm products increased. C businesses did not have adequate capital. D individuals found themselves deeply in debt. 29 President Herbert Hoover's administration contributed to the Depression because it -- A did too little to create jobs. B lowered interest rates too much. C loaned too much money to banks. D imposed too many regulations on business at the time. Use the information in the box and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. I. G.I. Bill of Rights II. Sherman Antitrust Act III. Medicare Act IV. Social Security Act 30 Which of the following shows the sequence in which the above laws were passed? A I, II, III, IV B I, III, II, IV C II, IV, I, III D IV, III, II, I Use the information in the box and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. I. Stock Market Crash II. Social Security Act III. Federal Reserve Act IV. Prohibition passed 31 Which of the following shows the correct sequence for the events listed above? A IV, III, I, II B I, II, III, IV C III, IV, I, II D I, IV, II, III Use the graphic and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. 32 Which cause completes the graphic organizer above? A Invasion of Poland by Germany B Passage of the Lend-Lease Act C Rise of Fascist dictators in Europe D Rejection of the League of Nations employees 33 Under the leadership of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the U.S. government reacted to the Great Depression by -- A recruiting additional immigrant workers. B reducing the number of federal employees. C restricting the movement of farm workers. D implementing new government programs. 34 During the Great Depression the government used many tactics to help farmers. All of the following tactics were used except -- A purchase of farm surplus. B purchase of bulk supplies. C increased tax on imported food. D increased tax on homegrown food. 35 As a result of the Great Depression, the federal government took steps to protect consumers from which of the following? A Check frauds B Tax collections C Bank failures D Insurance scams 36 As a result of the Social Security Act of 1935, most American workers today -- A have free health insurance. B invest money in the stock market. C pay taxes on their wages. D receive unlimited college tuition. 37 Which of the following is true of the American use of the atomic bomb during World War II? A General MacArthur decided to use the weapon to achieve total military victory. B The State Department decided to use the weapon to intimidate the Soviet Union. C Congress decided to use the weapon to swiftly reduce military expenditures. D President Truman decided to use the weapon in order to save American lives. 38 Which government agency, established during the Great Depression, protects consumers from losing their money if a bank fails? A National Resources Committee B National Recovery Administration C Federal Emergency Relief Administration D Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 39 Today the individual investor is protected by the Securities and Exchange Commission because the commission -- A insures bank deposits. B recommends profitable stocks. C regulates stock markets. D oversees banking transactions. 40 Which of the following was the immediate cause of the United States' entry into World War II? A France's fall to Nazi troops B China's fall to Axis powers C Germany's invasion of Poland D Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor 41 The United States played a role in World War II before it officially entered the war by -- A providing arms to Britain. B sending advisors to France. C giving economic aid to Italy. D appointing diplomats to China. 42 Before the United States entered World War II, which of the following influenced public opinion in support of the Allies? A Italy's suspension of U.S. imports B Russia's threats on U.S. leaders C Japan's blockades of U.S. ports D Germany's attacks on U.S. ships 43 Which of the following influenced the United States' entry into World War II? A Truman Doctrine B Atlantic Charter C Monroe Doctrine D Versailles Treaty 44 Which of the following best describes the impact of the Battle of Midway on the course of World War II? A It ended the fighting in Europe. B It forced the surrender of Japan. C It gave the Allies the advantage in the Pacific. D It prevented the Germans from landing in England. 45 During World War II, why were Japanese Americans placed in internment camps? A They were attempting to lead political revolts. B They were considered a threat to national security. C They were awaiting deportation back to Japan. D They were waiting for work in war fought most effectively. 46 During World War II, the federal government tried to keep the American economy stable by -- A raising prices. B cutting luxury taxes. C freezing wages. D lowering interest rates. 47 During World War II, some U.S. women were characterized as "Rosie the Riveter" because they -- A joined the military. B worked in factories. C designed medical equipment. D prepared instructional manuals. 48 All of the following are reasons for the creation of the Marshall Plan except the -- A desire to limit the expansion of communism throughout Europe. B necessity of rebuilding national economies for future trade. C desire to isolate the Soviet Union from the world community. D necessity of limiting the spread of starvation and disease. 49 One purpose of the Truman Doctrine was to -- A rebuild the economy of America. B limit the spread of communism. C create an international organization restricting war. D relieve Berlin's citizens from blockade. 50 The Truman Doctrine is best described as a plan to -- A rebuild Japanese industries after World War II. B defend freedom of the seas with mutual defense treaties. C deter communism through military and economic aid. D increase trade between the United States and Latin America. 51 After World War II, how was the U.S. policy of containment a response to Soviet aggression? A It permitted a unilateral declaration of war by the United States and its allies against Soviet aggression. B It called for United States economic and military opposition to Soviet aggression whenever and wherever it was encountered. C It ended diplomatic relations between the United States and the countries on which the Soviet Union committed aggression. D It cancelled all former treaties between the United States and the Soviet Union in order to halt aggression. 52 Under the Marshall Plan, the United States did which of the following? A Provided economic aid to Europe. B Withdrew military troops from Germany. C Installed a democratic government in Japan. D Ended diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union. 53 Which of the following is one way the G.I. Bill contributed to U.S. economic growth after World War II? A It allowed returning soldiers to be exempt from civil service exams. B It provided returning soldiers with government money for education. C It gave returning soldiers priority over other job applicants. D It granted returning soldiers free housing in government-subsidized communities. 54 The period from 1941-1945 could best be described as one of -- A great Economic growth. B world-wide turmoil. C nation building. D imperialism. 55 Which of the following list best describes the causes of the Great Depression? A Decline in worldwide trade, stock market crash, poor political leadership B Rise of Fascism in Europe, stock market crash, poor political leadership C Rise of Fascism in Europe, stock market crash, bank failures D Decline in worldwide trade, stock market crash, bank failures Use the chart and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. 56 The best title for the chart would be-- A Plane and Ship production during WWII B We Produced More Ships than Planes C American Production Goes to War D We Produced More Planes than Ships 11th Grade U.S. History Answer Section MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 ANS: D DIF: Medium LOC: US.21D 2 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.21D 3 ANS: A DIF: Easy LOC: US.21D 4 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.24B 5 ANS: A DIF: Medium LOC: US.24B 6 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.24B 7 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.6B 8 ANS: B DIF: Easy LOC: US.6B 9 ANS: B DIF: Easy LOC: US.6B 10 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.14A 11 ANS: C DIF: Easy LOC: US.14A 12 ANS: A DIF: Easy LOC: US.14A 13 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.14A 14 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.6D 15 ANS: A DIF: Medium LOC: US.6D 16 ANS: C DIF: Easy LOC: US.6D 17 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.6E 18 ANS: B DIF: Easy LOC: US.6E 19 ANS: C DIF: Easy LOC: US.6F 20 ANS: B DIF: Easy LOC: US.6F 21 ANS: C DIF: Easy LOC: US.6F 22 ANS: D DIF: Medium LOC: US.6F 23 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.14E 24 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.14E 25 ANS: A DIF: Medium LOC: US.13B 26 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.13B 27 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.13B 28 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.13B 29 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.13B 30 ANS: C DIF: Difficult LOC: US.1B 31 ANS: A DIF: Difficult LOC: US.1B 32 ANS: A DIF: Difficult LOC: US.24B 33 ANS: D DIF: Easy LOC: US.13C 34 ANS: D DIF: Medium LOC: US.13C 35 ANS: B DIF: Easy LOC: US.13C 36 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.13E 37 ANS: D DIF: Medium LOC: US.6B 38 ANS: D DIF: Medium LOC: US.13E 39 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.13E 40 ANS: D DIF: Easy LOC: US.6A 41 ANS: A DIF: Easy LOC: US.6A 42 ANS: D DIF: Easy LOC: US.6A 43 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.6A 44 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.6B 45 ANS: B DIF: Easy LOC: US.6B 46 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.14A 47 ANS: B DIF: Easy LOC: US.14A 48 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.6D 49 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.6D 50 ANS: C DIF: Medium LOC: US.6D 51 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.6D 52 ANS: A DIF: Easy LOC: US.6D 53 ANS: A DIF: Easy LOC: US.6F 54 ANS: B DIF: Medium LOC: US.1C 55 ANS: D DIF: Medium LOC: US.13B 56 ANS: A
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