Herbert Hoover

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Herbert Hoover.

1. Herbert Hoover was the _______ President of the United States.
a. Twenty-seventh
b. Twenty-eighth
c. Twenty-ninth
d. Thirtieth
e. Thirty-first

2. Who was Herbert Hoover's wife?
a. Lou Henry
b. Helen Herron
c. Ellen Louise Axson and Edith Bolling Galt
d. Florence Kling
e. Grace Anna Goodhue

3. Who was the Vice President of the United States under Herbert Hoover?
a. Charles Gates Dawes
b. Charles Curtis
c. James Schoolcraft Sherman
d. Thomas Riley Marshall
e. Calvin Coolidge

4. What was President Herbert Hoover's nickname?
a. Wobbly Warren
b. Silent Cal
c. The Great Engineer
d. Big Bill
e. Professor

5. Where was President Herbert Hoover born?
a. Virginia
b. New York
c. Ohio
d. Iowa
e. Vermont

6. What federal department did Herbert Hoover lead before becoming President of the United States?
a. Department of State
b. Department of the Interior
c. Department of Labor
d. Department of Education
e. Department of Commerce

7. What major event took place in 1929, the same year that Herbert Hoover took office?
a. Stock Market Crash
b. World war II began
c. Women gained the right to vote
d. World War I came to an end
e. Social Security Act became law

8. What were homeless camps called during the Great Depression?
a. Herbert Towns
b. Hoovervilles
c. Wilsonboroughs
d. Roosevelt Lands
e. Hoover Cities

9. What major construction program that Herbert Hoover worked on was eventually named after him?
a. Hoover Canal
b. Hoover Bridge
c. Hoover Dam
d. Hoover Highway
e. Hoover Airport

10. What president was elected after Herbert Hoover?
a. Calvin Coolidge
b. Woodrow Wilson
c. Harry S. Truman
d. Franklin D. Roosevelt
e. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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