fbpx

Harry S. Truman Quiz

Instructions: Answer each question to the best of your ability. Once you select an answer, you will then find out if it is correct or not. There will also be an explanation to help you learn more about history. An orange “Continue” button will appear and allow you to move to the next question.

Good Luck!

Harry S. Truman worked as Vice President under and then succeeded what other American President?
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Herbert Hoover
Dwight Eisenhower
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

What chronological number of American President was Harry S. Truman?
36th
35th
31st
33rd

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

What state did Truman represent during his term in the United States Senate?
Colorado
Missouri
Ohio
Kentucky

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

In 1940, Truman gained impressive fame in Washington for heading a committee which investigated what facet of the American government?
Military spending
Communist ties in Congress
Gerrymandering
Bribery of the Supreme Court

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

During which two wars as Harry Truman President of the U.S.?
World War One and World War Two
World War Two and the Korean War
The Spanish-American War and the Korean War
World War Two and the Vietnam War

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

After World War Two, Truman helped found the defense organization N.A.T.O. What does this acronym stand for?
Needed Alliance Tolerating Openness
National Anti-Communist Team Operation
Nautical Affiliation Toward Oligarchy
North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

What famous politician served as Truman's Vice President from 1945 to 1949?
Henry Kissinger
Dwight Eisenhower
Richard Nixon
No one

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

What is the name of the program Truman implemented in 1948 to deliver food to the starving people of Germany?
The Berlin Airlift
The Moscow Airlift
The Munich Airlift
The Frankfurt Airlift

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

Harry S. Truman is also controversial for being the only world leader to authorize nuclear weapons to be used in warfare. What nation did he authorize they be used against?
Vietnam
The U.S.S.R.
Japan
China

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

During the Korean War, Truman clashed heavily with what famous general who he eventually removed from leading the operation?
George Patton
Douglas MacArthur
Will Billice
Montgomery Pine

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

Truman handed down an official doctrine named after himself which stated the U.S. would counter the expansion of what other nation?
The U.S.S.R.
China
France
Great Britain

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

Truman also helped implement what economic policy which provided economic aid to European countries recovering from World War Two?
The O'Hara Plan
The Ventilus Plan
The Marshall Plan
The Kubrick Plan

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

Truman, for his contributions in government-sponsored medical care, was present at the official signing ceremony of the Medicare Act. Who was the current president who signed the bill with Truman?
Harry S. Truman Quiz
Lyndon Baines Johnson
John F. Kennedy
Dwight Eisenhower
Ronald Reagan

Nice job, that is the correct answer.

Sorry, that is not the correct answer.

Share the quiz to show your results !

Subscribe to see your results

End Of Quiz. Next Steps:


Special Offer: Get coupons applied instantly for free from Capital One's Free Online Shopping Tool!

Harry S. Truman

Good Job! You answered %%score%% of %%total%% right!

%%description%%

%%description%%
Thank you for taking our quiz. We hope you enjoyed it! Please share this quiz with your friends and family.

Loading...

Take the Bizarre Facts About U.S. Presidents Quiz and see how many you can get correct.