US History Quiz 5.1 (Objectives 1-2) Question Preview (ID: 27144)


Great Depression.[print questions]

To be shipped back to a home country is called....
a) Repatriation
b) Deportation
c) Tariff
d) Quota

Which best describes the change of feelings towards immigrants during the Great Depression?
a) Became more positive
b) Became more negative
c) Were neutral.
d)

Which of the following most directly contributed to the Dust Bowl?
a) Drought
b) Flash floods
c) Hurricanes
d) Tectonic Plate Activity

To be shipped out of a country is called....
a) Repatriation
b) Deportation
c) Tariff
d) Unemployment

What did increased tariffs do to world trade?
a) Increased
b) Decreased
c) Stayed the same
d)

What year did the stock market crash causing the Great Depression?
a) 1914
b) 1929
c) 1935
d) 1945

What was the name for the day when the stock market crashed, causing the Great Depression?
a) Black Tuesday
b) White Monday
c) Yellow Thursday
d) All-Psalms Day

What number tells us how many people that are looking for jobs do not have jobs?
a) Gross Domestic Product
b) Unemployment Rate
c) Growth Rate
d) Inflation Rate

Smoot-Hawley was a ....
a) Tariff
b) Quota
c) Subsidy
d) Import

What happened to the unemployment rate during the Great Depression?
a) Increased
b) Decreased
c) Stayed the same
d)

What is it called when banks run out of money?
a) Bank Run
b) Bank Failure
c) Stock Market Crash
d) Deficit Spending

A tax on imports is a .....
a) Quota
b) Tariff
c) Export
d) Bank Run

What is the name of the longest economic downturn in American History?
a) The Gilded Age
b) Prohibition
c) The Great Depression
d) The New Deal

What is it called when a lot of people go to the bank to try and pull their money out?
a) Bank failure
b) Depression
c) Recession
d) Bank run

What happened to businesses during the Great Depression?
a) They were able to expand and open up new franchises.
b) Many had to close down.
c) Competition became very intense.
d) The government pushed for strong laissez-faire policies.

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