U.S. History MCQ Question with Answer

U.S. History MCQ with detailed explanation for interview, entrance and competitive exams. Explanation are given for understanding.

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Question No : 1
The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was a tense standoff between the United States and which other nation?

Soviet Union
North Korea

Question No : 2
The 1947 Truman Doctrine was aimed at providing financial and military assistance to countries threatened by:


Question No : 3
The 1920s cultural movement known as the Lost Generation was characterized by:

Disillusionment and cynicism following World War I
A resurgence of traditional values and moralism
The popularity of mass consumerism and materialism
The emergence of the civil rights movement

Question No : 4
The 1942 Executive Order 9066 authorized the internment of Japanese Americans during:

World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Cold War

Question No : 5
The 1964 Civil Rights Act, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, aimed to:

Prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
Provide financial assistance to veterans
Establish a national healthcare system
Regulate the stock market

Question No : 6
The 1935 Wagner Act, also known as the National Labor Relations Act, was significant for:

Protecting the rights of workers to organize and bargain collectively
Expanding civil rights for African Americans
Establishing federal regulations for the banking industry
Creating the Social Security system

Question No : 7
The Federalist Papers, authored by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, were written to:

Promote the ratification of the U.S. Constitution
Advocate for states' rights and limited federal government
Criticize the policies of President George Washington
Argue against the expansion of slavery