MCQs Of History Of USA – Part IV

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MCQs Of History Of USA – Part IV

1-The idea of Manifest Destiny led USA to the conquest of ________ and ________ in _______.

California, Oregon, 1840

2-By the end of 1800s the idea that it was the fate of US to extend it boundaries beyond the seas has been called the ___________.

New Manifest Destiny

3-US president William McKinley called the natives Philippines as _____________.

America’s Little Brown Brothers

4-For starting interference in Philippines, US president, William McKinley declared it as America’s duty to ____________________ them.

Uplift, civilise and Christianise

5-William McKinley was US ____________ president.


6-Justification for US imperialism was provided by ___________ by publishing his influential book ___________________ in __________.

Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1890

7-Book “The Influence of Sea Power upon History” was written by ___________ in _________.

Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, 1890

8-US annexed the island of Hawaii in __________.


9-Japan during World War II attacked on Pearl Harbor in _________.

December 1941

10-US government approved statehood for Hawaii in _____________.

March 1959

11-The Spanish-American War of _________ ended the Spanish colonial rule in America.


12-Wilson-Gorman Tariff was issued in __________.


13-Wilson-Gorman Tariff put restriction on the ___________ of sugar to USA.


14-In 1854, US had made an offer to Spain for the purchase of Cuba for ________ million dollars.


15-The incident of the explosion of USS Maine had occurred at __________ on ___________.

Havana Harbor, 5th February 1898

16-In USS Maine explosion, more than __________ US servicemen were killed.


17-Spain announced an armistice on _________ before going to war with US.

April 9, 1898

18-In 1898, Spain declared war on US on _________.

24th April, 1898

19-US declared war on Spain on _________.

April 25, 1898

20-Congress passed Teller Amendment in _________.

May 1898

21-In Teller Amendment it was promised that US will not annex ___________.


22-Rough Riders, was a group of volunteer fighters under the command of _________ who took part in _________.

Theodore Roosevelt, Spanish-American war of 1898

23-Spanish-American war of 1898 came to an end with the _________ signed on ________.

Treaty of Paris, 10th December 1898

24-After 1898 war, US troops withdrew from Cuba in __________.


25-USA before complete withdrawal from Cuba, after the war of 1898, added ___________ Amendment in the Cuban constitution.


26-Under Platt Amendment, Cuban constitution gave USA the right to intervene to maintain the ___________ of Cuba.

Independence and stability

27-Platt Amendment also led to the establishment of a permanent US military base at __________.

Guantanamo Bay

28-Platt Amendment was revoked in __________.


29-Against US domination on Cuba’s economy, __________ led revolution in ___________.

Fidel Castro

30-Congress passed Foraker Act in ___________.


31-Foraker Act granted Puerto Ricans ____________.

Limited Self-government

32-Puerto Ricans got US full citizenship in ____________.


33-Filipinos declared themselves independent in __________ and began a guerrilla war against US led by __________.

January 1899, Emilio Aguinaldo

34-Filipinos rebellion ended after their leader _________ was captured in ________ by the US troops.

Emilio Aguinaldo, March 1901

35-By the Jones Act of _______, self-government was installed in Philippines.


36-President William McKinley was shot by an anarchist in _________.

September 1901

37-Woodrove Wilson was the __________ president of USA.


38-Woodrove Wilson served in office for ______ terms from __________ to __________.

Two, 1913, 1921

39-President Thomas Woodrove Wilson was born on _______ in Virginia.

December 28, 1856

40-In the election of 1912, Woodrove Wilson countered Theodore Roosevelt slogan of _________ with ___________.

New Nationalism, New Freedom

41-Congress passed Underwood-Simmons Act in ______________.


42-Underwood-Simmons Act reduced the tariff on ________ and imposed a new ________.

Imports, Federal income tax

43-On __________ a German submarine called “U-boat” torpedoed and sank the British ocean liner _______ killing more than _________ people.

7th May 1915, Lusitania, 1100

44-In the incident of Lusitania more than _________ Americans were also killed.


45-President Woodrove Wilson bear an important status in US history because _________ fought during his presidency.

World War I

46-Unites States learned about the Zimmerman Telegram in _______.


47-In Zimmerman Telegram, Germany tried to persuade __________ to enter into an alliance against America.


48-President Wilson on ___________ asked Congress to declare war on Germany.

April 2, 1917

49-The Senate voted _______ to ______ on April 4, 1917 to declare war on Germany.

82, 6

50-The House of Representative concurred on April 6, 1917 by a vote of _________ to ________.

373, 50

51-World War I started after the assassination of ___________ of _____________ in __________.

Archduke Francis Ferdinand, Austria-Hungry, June 1914

52- Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated by a ___________ in ___________.

Young Siberian nationalist, Sarajevo

53-The Selective Service Act was passed by the Congress in __________.

May 1917

54-In World War I, approximately ________ African-Americans also served in the war and ________ were sent overseas.

400000, 200000

55-American troops in World War I, joined the Allied forces as ___________ rather than ________ to maintain their independence.

Associated, Allied forces

56-In World War I, more than __________ soldiers and ________ civilians were killed.

Eight million, Six million

57-In World War I, US lost ___________ men including _________ killed in action.

115000, 48000

58-During the era of World War I, global Influenza epidemic killed _____ Americans.


59-President Wilson gave his famous Fourteen Points Speech on ________.

January 8, 1918

60-After World War I, an armistice was declared on ___________ in Paris which is commonly Know as _________.

11 November 1918, Paris Peace Treaty

61-President Wilson in Italy, after World War I, meet with Pope Benedict XV and thus became the __________ president to meet with a pope while in office.


62-The charter for the establishment of League of Nations was included in the Paris Peace Treaty with the name of ________.

Treaty of Versailles

63-In US history, October _______ 1929 is called Black Thursday.


64-The Great Depression of 1933 began on _________ with the crash of US stock market.

October 24, 1929

65-On October 24, 1929, some __________ million shares were exchanged.


66-Five days later, on October ________ 1929, some __________ million share were exchanged.

29, 16

67-October 29, is also called _________ in US history.

Black Tuesday

68-During the time of Great Depression, ____________ was US president.

Herbert Hoover

69-Depression means _____________

Long and severe recession in economy

70-By 1932, the $ 87 million worth New York Stock Exchange in 1929, was merely _________ worthy.

$ 15 million

71-By 1930 some ____________ Americans were jobless.

Four million

72-By 1931, the number of unemployed people had reached to __________.

Six million

73-By the time 1933, when Great Depression was at its peak some ___________ million people were jobless in America.

13-15 million

74-President Hoover’s Economic Plan of 1931 cut __________ and increased taxes.

Federal spending

75-Hawley-Smoot Tariff was passed by the Congress in ___________.


76-The purpose of Hawley-Smoot Tariff was to protect American industry from _____________.

Overseas competition

77-One of the basic reasons of the spread of Great Depression of 1933 from America to ________ was Gold Standard.


78-President Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in __________ in New York.


79-Franklin Roosevelt was the ___________ president of USA.


80-President Roosevelt signed the Glass-Steagall Banking Reform Act on _________.

June 16, 1933

81-Priming the Pump policy was adopted by president _____________ to put economy back on the track of progress.

Franklin Roosevelt

82-Federal Emergency Relief Act was passed in _________.


83-Under Federal Emergency Relief Act, __________payment was to people.

Direct Relief

84-The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) programme was launched in __________ to put ________ people back on work.

March 1933, Two million

85-Civil Works Administration (CWA) was launched in the __________.

Fall of 1933

86-One of the largest employment programme launched by the president Franklin Roosevelt was ___________ which employed nearly ____________ people.

Works Progress Administration (WPA), Nine million

87-Critics called WPA as ______________ or _____________.

We Paddle Around, We Poke Along

88-For solving agricultural problems after the Great Depression, ______________ programme was launched.

Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)

89-The Farm Credit Act passed in _________ refinanced many mortgages in danger of going unpaid.

March 1933

90-Social Security Act was passed in ___________.


91-Emergency Banking Act was passed in __________.


92-National Industrial Recovery Act was passed in ________.


93-Agricultural Adjustment Act was passed in _____________.


94-National Labours Relations Act was passed in __________.


95-Soil Conservation Act was passed in _______________.


96-Fair Labour Standards Act was passed ___________.


97-Home Owners Loan Corporation was launched in ___________.


98-National Recovery Act (NRA) was designed to bring the interest of _________ and ________ together

Working class Americans, Business

99-Reconstruction Finance Corporation loaned money to states and local governments to assist __________.


100-Farm Credit Administration used federal money to pay off farm creditors and save farmers from _________.




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