Profile: Herbert Hoover Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Aug 11, 2017

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Political partyRepublican
86.8%
Engineering wonder named in his honor in 1947Hoover Dam
79.4%
Economic downturn that plagued in his termGreat Depression
79%
Opponent in his second presidential runFranklin Roosevelt
78.9%
Year of first presidential run1928
76%
Year of second presidential run1932
75.7%
Shanty towns named for himHoovervilles
74.9%
Hoover's presidential predecessorCalvin Coolidge
74.3%
Economic event of October 29, 1929Black Tuesday
69.6%
Number of Hoover's presidency31st
69.5%
ReligionQuaker
59.6%
Year of birth1874
59.5%
Body of water where it is locatedColorado River
57.8%
Number of states Hoover carried6
57.8%
Number of states Hoover carried40
57.5%
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President who appointed him to the cabinetWarren G. Harding
55.3%
Year of death1964
53.9%
State of birthIowa
45.6%
Alma materStanford University
31.5%
Non-English language the Hoovers spokeMandarin
29.2%
Cabinet department he headedCommerce
28.9%
Opponent in his first presidential runAl Smith
28.5%
SpouseLou Henry
28%
College majorMining Engineering
27.5%
Name of either Hoover sonAllan and Herbert, Jr.
26.8%
NYC hotel where he lived until his deathWaldorf Astoria
24%
Ill-fated tariff he signed into law in 1930Smoot-Hawley Tariff
21.7%
WWI veterans who marched on DC in 1932Bonus Army
20.2%
Middle nameClark
19%
Vice PresidentCharles Curtis
12%

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