Statistics for The Harry S. Truman Presidency

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  • This quiz has been taken 53 times
  • The average score is 10 of 15

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Hint Answer % Correct
For whom was Truman vice president?Franklin D. Roosevelt
95%
What party did Truman represent in his 8 year presidency?Democratic Party
88%
Before becoming president, Truman was a senator for which state? (Hint: It's also the name of the longest tributary or the Mississippi River.)Missouri
88%
From 1950 to 1953, what war did Truman oversee?Korean War
88%
Which newly-formed Jewish state was recognized as a nation in 1948?Israel
83%
In 1949, what Treaty Organization did Truman and 12 other countries create?NATO
78%
At the beginning of the Korean War, which American general wished to use the atomic bomb against Chinese reinforcements, leading to his dismissal ?Douglas MacArthur
76%
Which position was occupied by George Marshall in the Truman administration?(Hint: He occupied this position from 1947 to 1949 and came up with the Marshall Plan.)Secretary of State
61%
What was the name of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on the 6th of August 1945?Little Boy
61%
What was the name of the plane that dropped this bomb?Enola Gay
61%
Which Asian country was under American control until the 1951 Treaty of San Francisco?Japan
56%
After Truman's unexpected victory in the 1948 presidential election, the Tribune from which city posted an erroneous headline titled 'Dewey Defeats Truman'?Chicago
51%
The civil war in which Balkan country is considered to be the first proxy conflit of the Cold War?Greece
37%
Which modern day counterintelligence agency was formed in 1952?NSA
37%
What famous American political victory started in 1948 after the Soviet blockade of Berlin?Berlin Airlift
32%

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