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Studs Terkel: Quiz


Question 1: He followed it with a number of other books, most focusing on the ________ people, relying substantially on oral history.
Military history of the United StatesAmerican Civil WarHistory of the United StatesColonial history of the United States

Question 2:
Studs Terkel, Bob Woodward and Ernest Hemingway are all:
Works Progress Administration workers American journalists Accidental deaths from falls All pages needing cleanup

Question 3: Terkel credited his knowledge of the world to the tenants who gathered in the lobby of the hotel and the people who congregated in nearby ________.
Washington Square Park (Chicago)Columbus Park (Chicago)Chicago Cultural CenterCourthouse Place

Question 4: He Interviewed the Nation ________ essay on Turkel from The New York Review of Books
Xavier University (Cincinnati)Garry WillsPope Pius XIIWilliam F. Buckley, Jr.

Question 5: Working was made into a short-lived ________ in 1978 and was telecast on PBS in 1982.
Imperial TheatreLongacre TheatreBroadway theatreBroadhurst Theatre

Question 6: In August 2005, Terkel underwent successful ________.
Cardiac surgeryCardiopulmonary bypassArtificial pacemakerCoronary artery bypass surgery

Question 7:
Studs Terkel, Kurt Vonnegut and Icarus are all:
2008 deaths Writers from Chicago, Illinois Accidental deaths from falls Jewish agnostics

Question 8: [2] At the age of eight he moved with his family to ________, where he spent most of his life.
Burr Ridge, IllinoisChicagoBlue Island, IllinoisElmhurst, Illinois

Question 9: For Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression, Terkel assembled recollections of the ________ that spanned the socioeconomic spectrum, from Okies, through prison inmates, to the wealthy.
United StatesFederal Reserve SystemRepublican Party (United States)Great Depression

Question 10: Terkel received his J.D. from the ________ in 1934, but he said that instead of practicing law, he wanted to be a concierge at a hotel and he soon joined a theater group.
Harris School of Public Policy StudiesUniversity of Chicago Law SchoolUniversity of Chicago Booth School of BusinessCollege of the University of Chicago

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