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Question 1: He was not aware of his illness until he attempted to join the military in 1917 upon America's entrance into ________.
Caucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)World War I

Question 2: He worked for several months for a newspaper in ________, until he became seriously ill with tuberculosis.
Aberdeen, South DakotaBrookings, South DakotaMitchell, South DakotaRapid City, South Dakota

Question 3: He was educated in the public school system of ________, attended Dakota Wesleyan University 1913-1915, and the University of Michigan 1915-1916, though he never received a degree from either institution.
North DakotaMissouriNebraskaSouth Dakota

Question 4: One gave him the advice to check himself into the Methodist Sanitarium in ________.
Las Cruces, New MexicoSanta Fe, New MexicoRio Rancho, New MexicoAlbuquerque, New Mexico

Question 5: It was his success in that assignment, along with their personal friendship, that led to his appointment by ________ as Secretary of Agriculture.
Harry S. TrumanJimmy CarterJohn F. KennedyLyndon B. Johnson

Question 6: Second, he advised Truman to enlist former President ________ to serve as chairman of the Famine Emergency Committee.
Herbert HooverDwight D. EisenhowerRichard NixonGerald Ford

Question 7: Shortly after ________ became President in 1945, he selected Anderson to serve as his Secretary of Agriculture.
Jimmy CarterHarry S. TrumanJohn F. KennedyLyndon B. Johnson

Question 8: As Chair of the committee during the most active period of space exploration, and the most important time of the Space Race, Anderson held a key policy making role in Washington—not to mention the purse strings for ________.
Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencySoviet space programNASAHuman spaceflight

Question 9: He died in ________ on November 11, 1975, and is interred at Wyatt Gross Memorial Park.
Rio Rancho, New MexicoAlbuquerque, New MexicoSanta Fe, New MexicoNew Mexico

Question 10: Anderson is also known for the ________.
Nuclear powerNuclear safetyPrice–Anderson Nuclear Industries Indemnity ActNuclear energy policy


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