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Coke R. Stevenson: Quiz


Question 1: He was the only 20th century ________ politician to serve as Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, as Lieutenant Governor, and then as governor.
OklahomaTexasIllinoisUnited States

Question 2: He led the Democratic primary with 39.7% to 33.7% against U.S. Representative ________ of Austin.
John F. KennedyJimmy CarterHarry S. TrumanLyndon B. Johnson

Question 3: His parents named him, not for Governor Richard Coke, but after ________ bishop Thomas Coke.
ChristianityBaptistChristian denominationMethodism

Question 4: Disenchanted with the Democratic Party, he supported Republicans for the rest of his life, including Richard M. Nixon and ________.
J. Donald CameronBarry GoldwaterHenry WilsonJohn A. Logan

Question 5: [1] When he left the governorship in January 1947 he was the longest-serving governor in the history of Texas and had presided over a broad and deep economic recovery during the years of ________.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 6: Stevenson succeeded to the governorship on August 4, 1941, when Governor W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel resigned to take a seat in the U.S. Senate, which he won in a ________.
ReferendumBy-electionGerrymanderingElections by country

Question 7: However, Supreme Court Associate Justice ________, sitting as a circuit court judge, ruled that the federal government lacked jurisdiction, and that the question was for the Democratic State Central Committee to decide.
Earl WarrenHugo BlackWilliam O. DouglasJohn Marshall Harlan II


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