Profile: Herbert Hoover Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Aug 11, 2017

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Political partyRepublican
86.4%
Engineering wonder named in his honor in 1947Hoover Dam
78.1%
Economic downturn that plagued in his termGreat Depression
78%
Opponent in his second presidential runFranklin Roosevelt
77.9%
Year of first presidential run1928
74.8%
Year of second presidential run1932
74.5%
Shanty towns named for himHoovervilles
74.4%
Hoover's presidential predecessorCalvin Coolidge
74%
Economic event of October 29, 1929Black Tuesday
69%
Number of Hoover's presidency31st
68.9%
ReligionQuaker
60.4%
Year of birth1874
59.4%
Body of water where it is locatedColorado River
56.3%
Number of states Hoover carried40
56.3%
Number of states Hoover carried6
56.2%
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President who appointed him to the cabinetWarren G. Harding
55.2%
Year of death1964
53.6%
State of birthIowa
46.4%
Alma materStanford University
32.8%
Non-English language the Hoovers spokeMandarin
30.5%
Cabinet department he headedCommerce
30%
Opponent in his first presidential runAl Smith
29.7%
SpouseLou Henry
29.3%
College majorMining Engineering
28.9%
Name of either Hoover sonAllan and Herbert, Jr.
28.9%
NYC hotel where he lived until his deathWaldorf Astoria
24.1%
Ill-fated tariff he signed into law in 1930Smoot-Hawley Tariff
21.8%
Middle nameClark
20.7%
WWI veterans who marched on DC in 1932Bonus Army
20.5%
Vice PresidentCharles Curtis
14.1%

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