第十七章 American in Postwar Era （1945-1980s）
1 Since 1945 the United States had entered a twenty- five of economic boom， ______did NOT experience great development.
A. automobile B. computer C. housing D. defense
2.The Truman Administration decided to provide aid for _____-to avoid these two countries fall into the hands of Soviet Union in 1947.
A. Greece and Turkey B. France and Italy C. the U.K. and France D. Poland and Czech
3.Since 1945 他和United States had entered a _______ years economic boom.
A.ten B. fifteen C. twenty D. twenty-five
4. Which of the following statements did not happen in 1947？
A. Britain informed the U.S. that it would end financial support of Greece and Turkey.
B. The Secretary of State announced the Marshall Plan.
C. President Truman made the open declaration of the containment policy.
D. The Civil War in China broke out.
5.In December， 1956， the Supreme Court declared ________ 's segregation laws unconstitutional.
A.California B. Oregon C. Arizona D. Alabama
6.From the mid-seventies onwards， the United States suffered from “______”，that is， the occurrence of stagnation and inflation at the same time.
A. stagflation B. crisis C. depression D. crash
7.Of the three cornerstones of the postwar economic boom， _______ was not related to the upsurge in births.
A. automobile B. defense industries C. housing D. all of the above 答案：B
8.After the Second World War， both the US and the Soviet Union first
at tempted to exercise control over ________.
A. Middle East B. Eastern Europe C. Western Europe D. North Korea 答案： B
9. During the Missile Crisis， Soviet Union sent missiles to Cuba except ______.
A. long-range missiles B. medium missiles C. Chinese Civil D. Vietnam Civil
10. From 1948 to 1966 average yearly growth in real spendable earnings was _______ percent in the United States.
A. 1.1 B. 2.1 C. 3.1 D. 4.1
11. The United States and the People's Republic of China established diplomatic relations in _____.
A. 1972. B. 1974. C. 1978 D. 1979
12.On June 5，1947，______ suggested that the US should offer economic aid to Western Europe so as to protect the region from Soviet expansion.
A. George Marshall B. Franklin D. Roosevelt C. George Kennan D. anti-Communist
13.McCarthyism was a full-scale， ________ hysteria in the United States in the 1950s.
A. Nazi B. Fascist C. Communist D. anti-Communist
14.Marshall Plan was announced on June 5，_______.
A.1947， B.1948 C.1949 D.1950
15.Education was made a function of the state under the _______ Amendment to the US Constitution.
A. Tenth. B. Eleventh C. Twelfth D. Thirteenth
16 Of the following， ________ is not a nationally observed holiday.
A. Christmas B. Thanksgiving Day C. New Year's Day D. Easter Sunday.
17.The United States is by far the ______ industrial country in the world.
A. biggest B. second biggest C. third biggest D. fourth biggest. 答案：A
18.The safeguards against misuse of powers come in the form of _______.
A. separation of powers B. executive orders C. presidential elections D. party political
19.In America， junior colleges include the following colleges except _______ one.
A. junior B. Bible C. community D. technical
20.The second busiest port in the United States is ______.
A. New York B. Houston C. Los Angeles D. New Orleans
21.Under the pressure of the Anti-war Movement，______ decided not to run for the presidency for a second term……
A. Truman B. Nixon C. Johnson D. Kennedy
22.The Standard Oil Company was founded by ________.
A. Morgan B. Ford C. Rockefeller D. Dupent
23.Abraham Lincoln belonged to _________.
A. the Federalist Party B. the Whig Party
C. the Republican Party D. the Democratic Party
24._________ was meant to guarantee the blacks and others the right
A. Emancipation Proclamation in 1863
B.The Civil Rights Act of 1964.
C. The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1865.
D. The Voting Rights Act of 1965
25.The President cannot veto a law if Congress passes it by a _______ vote at the second time.
A. one-third B. half C. two-thirds D. three-fourths
答案 ： C
26.Elementary and secondary education in the United States covers ______ years.
A. 10 B. 11. C. 12 D. 13.
27.The tallest building in the world is Sears Tower in_______.
A. New York B. Washington D.C C. Chicago D. Detroit
28. By vote of Congress in 1968， the third Monday of every January is now a federal holiday in the honor of ________.
A. Martin Luther King B. Abraham Lincoln
C. George Washington D. Thomas Jefferson
29._______ is the largest mainland state of the U.S.
A. Texas B. Hawaii C. Rhode Island D. Alaska
30.The American Constitutional was went up to in ________.
A. 1776 B.1781 C.1787 D.1791
31. Pushed by the Progressive Movement， Presidents Theodore Roosevelt （1901-1909） and Woodrow Wilson （1913-1921） initiated changes from the 19th century tradition of ______.
A. monopoly B. laissez faire
C. government regulation D. market control
32.Kennedy proposed the program of_______.
A. New Freedom B. New Deal C. New Frontier D. War on Poverty
33. The United States has a free market economy with a dominant
A. state-owned B. collective C. private D. corporate
34.The president of the United States is the head of the _________branch……
A. Legislative B. executive C. judicial D. party
35.The community college made its appearance in the early ________.
A. 1700s B.1800s. C.1900s D.1990s
36.In the early part of the 19th century，_______ City was the center
of American writing.
A. Boston B. Philadelphia C. Chicago D. New York
37. The aim of President Roosevelt's New Deal was to “save American”。
A. economy B. politics C. society D. democracy
38.The Truman Doctrine was directed against ________.
A. Nazi fascism B. Communism C. Japan D. The “free world”
39. The largest land that the U.S got from France was ________.
A. the Louisiana Territory B. Texas C. New Mexico D. Old
40.Woman obtained voting right from the _______ Amendment to the Constitution.
A. 17th B. 18th C. 19th D. 20th
41.MCCarthyism was a full-scale，_________ hysteria in the United States in the 1950s.
A. Nazi B. Fascist C. Communist D. anti-Communist
42. Presidential election is held every _________ years in November in the U.S.A.
A. tow B. three C. four D. five
43.Of the following subjects， ________ is not one of the “basics ” of elementary school curriculum.
A. reading B. writing. C. history D. mathematics
44.The symbols of egg and hare are most frequently associated with ______.
A. Thanksgiving Day B. Easter C. Independence Day D. Halloween 答案：B
45. In America， the constitution provides that____ shall be President of the Senate.
A. Speaker B. President C. chief Justice. D. Vice President
46. Military institutions belong to _______.
A. research universities B. Doctoral universities C. Junior colleges D. specialized
47. The Mississippi proper rises in the lake region in North ________.
A. Minnesota B. the meeting Gulf of Mexico C. Montana D. Pennsylvania. 答案：A
48. The Compromise of 1850 allowed __________ to be accepted as a free state.
A. New Mexico B. Utah C. Pennsylvania D. California 答案：D
49.The American economy is characterized by a high degree of ________.
A. government regulation B. individual ownership C. corruption
D. monopoly 答案：D
50.The heads of the various executive departments form a council of advisers generally know as the President's _______.
A.Advisory Group B. Executive Office C. Special Commission D. Cabinet 答案：D