1920s boom quiz

Question 1 of 20

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What natural resources did the USA have?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Oil

  • Coal

  • Iron

  • Farmland

  • Fairy dust

Question 2 of 20

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What are 'core goods'?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Resources necessary to produce other manufactured goods

  • Resources from near the centre of the earth

Question 3 of 20

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Where did the US sell its manufactured goods?

Select one or more of the following:

  • South America

  • Europe

  • The Far East

  • The Moon

Question 4 of 20

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The USA stayed out of World War One.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 20

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The USA was not seriously affected by World War One.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 20

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The USA was made rich by World War One.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 20

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Why did the USA do so well economically from World War One?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It conquered Germany and took its land.

  • It made massive war loans to France and Britain, which they had to pay back after the war.

  • They sold arms and munitions to the Allies.

  • They sold food to the Allies.

Question 8 of 20

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What technological innovations further helped industry in the US?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The spread of electrification.

  • Development of computers.

  • New materials like plastics.

Question 9 of 20

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What are the names of the two political parties in the USA

Select one or more of the following:

  • Republicans

  • Tories

  • Democrats

Question 10 of 20

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Which party were in power for the whole of 1920-1932?

Select one of the following:

  • Republicans

  • Democrats

Question 11 of 20

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What, economically, is a 'laissez faire' attitude?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Treating all people in an equal manner

  • The government should take a strong role in the economy

  • Industry should be left alone to make money for the country

Question 12 of 20

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A tariff is a charge on imported goods.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 20

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Were the Republicans in favour of low or high taxation?

Select one of the following:

  • High

  • Low

Question 14 of 20

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Trusts were large businesses run by people like Carnegie and Rockefeller. What were these people sometimes known as?

Select one of the following:

  • Industrial generals

  • Captains of industry

  • Business barons

Question 15 of 20

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Why did the Republicans allow the creation of trusts?

Select one or more of the following:

  • They thought businessmen knew better than politicians

  • They trusted them

  • They thought big industry was better than small industry

Question 16 of 20

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What is mass production?

Select one of the following:

  • Having one person make all of something

  • Making money by producing goods at a higher price

  • Using new production methods to make lots of one product cheaply

Question 17 of 20

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What is the best example of mass production?

Select one of the following:

  • Radio manufacture

  • Car manufacture

  • Fridge manufacture

Question 18 of 20

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Who was responsible for the first production line car factory?

Select one of the following:

  • Ford

  • Chrysler

  • Daimler-Benz

Question 19 of 20

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Between 1908 and 1925 how many Model-T Fords were produced?

Select one of the following:

  • 500,000

  • 1.5 million

  • 15 million

Question 20 of 20

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What is Hire-Purchase (HP)?

Select one of the following:

  • Buying goods on credit ('buy now pay later')

  • Using savings to pay for goods

  • Renting something cheaply, then selling it on

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1920s boom quiz

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